Have you ever dreamed of interning in Prague? Well here is your chance to do it and earn college credit in the process! Together with our partner institutions, European Study Abroad Center (ESAC) and Seattle Central Community College, we are pleased to offer international internships in Prague. Internships provide students with a unique opportunity to gain work experience in an international setting. The internships are unpaid, and interns only need to know English. We work closely with you to find a placement that meets your needs and interests. Former interns have been placed in companies within the following fields: -Law Firms and Legal Work -General Management -Accounting -Marketing -Economics -Research and Publication -Banking and Finance -Human Resources -Hotel and Travel -Not-For-Profit Organizations College credit is awarded though Seattle Central Community College. Make your resume stand out with an international internship! Summer internships are also available. Please contact us for more details.
This program is offered in conjunction with the European Study Abroad Center (ESAC) and Seattle Central Community College.
The Founders of the ESAC are deeply committed to providing students from all over the world a chance to study and intern in the Czech Republic. They have established challenging and rewarding internships in various companies in Prague.
Seattle Central Community College (SCCC) is a fully accredited American college. Your courses will be organized by the Office of Cooperative Education and Service-Learning. The mission of our office is to provide students with resources to obtain internship, volunteer, and service-learning experiences that will enhance their academic, professional, and personal growth as well as their leadership development and sense of civic responsibility.
Prague is the perfect place to study abroad! It has been often described as one of the jewels of Europe due to its beauty, charm, and rich history. Every visitor falls in love with the city. With over 1.3 million inhabitants it’s is the Czech Republic’s largest city and also its capital. The heart of the city is the Old Town, which once served as the medieval marketplace and now hosts a variety of shops and outdoor cafes. The city is overflowing with culture and history. When you’re enjoying a cappuccino on the Old Town Square you can see a unique blend of Gothic, Baroque, Renaissance and Art Nouveau architecture. From the Charles Bridge on the Vltava River, you can admire the Prague skyline with Hradcany Castle, whose 100 spires sparkle like stars at night. In addition to the breathtaking sights, Prague also offers a variety of cultural attractions such as concerts, museums, theatres, clubs, and restaurants. Since it is home to many of the Czech Republic’s best universities, there will be lots of students for you to meet and socialize with. Prague is a safe, affordable and friendly city, so you’re sure to have the time of your life!
Courses & Descriptions:
While completing the internship students are also simultaneously enrolled in Seattle Central Community College’s on-line travel/study courses. These are independent study courses that allow students to earn credit for work experience in an international setting. They are designed to help students reflect on their internship and to gain necessary skills for living in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world. For course descriptions, see our SCCC Travel/Study Courses page.
You’ll receive an official transcript from Seattle Central Community College. This allows you to transfer credit back to your home university.
The credits listed are estimated credits for the courses. You should speak with the study abroad advisor at your home university to determine the number of transfer credits and obtain pre-approval for your courses.
After successfully completing the program, you’ll be able to request an official transcript from Seattle Central. The transcript has the course titles, course hours, and grades. Your university will need this transcript to transfer credit. You can earn between 12 and 18 semester credits.
It is possible to transfer your financial aid to pay for some or all of the program costs. The first step is to check with your home institution’s financial aid advisor before applying. Since every home institution has different rules, only your advisor can tell you what kind of aid can transfer. Study Abroad Czech Republic is happy to provide you with advice on transferring your financial aid.
There are also many scholarship opportunities available. Learn more on our scholarships page.
December 09, 2016 - Spring
July 21, 2017 - Fall
Late applications will be considered on an individual basis.
Applying for our programs is simple! Fill out the on-line application form and wait for more information from us.