Summer Internships

June 2 – August 1, 2014

Application for the 2014  Summer Internships is now open.  Starting date for the 2014 summer internship program is June 2 (Monday), 2014.  In exceptional circumstances, participants might be able to begin earlier or later the program, which will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

Interested students can choose among summer internship programs of three different durations: 8, 6 and 4 weeks in duration.

The last day of the summer internship program is August 1, 2014 unless organizers, internship organization and student agree on a longer duration.

While interning at the organization of their choice, students participate in a 4-week internship seminar and take a Polish language course at Collegium Civitas and earn the equivalent of 3 American credits in total. In addition, students can also enroll at a credited academic course and earn the equivalent of 2 American credits.

4 week program 6 week program 8 week program
Main academic features:

 

Main cultural and organizational features:

  • Cultural program (starts at the beginning of June);
  • Basic medical insurance coverage in Poland for the duration of the program;
  • Monthly public transportation passes in Warsaw;
  • Airport/train station pick up upon arrival in Warsaw;
  • Welcome package and a cell phone for the duration of the student’s stay;
  • Welcome/farewell dinners (if a participant starts the program on June 2).

 

For information about the programs’ costs click here

Internships

25-35 hours of internships per week for 4, 6, or 8 weeks (beginning on June 2 in 2014) yielding international professional networking and experience. Internships are generally in English and students choose their internships from a very diverse field of specializations and types of organizations that include public and private, international and domestic, non-for-profit and profit institutions specializing in:

Summer academic course

While undertaking their internship work students can also enroll at a credited summer academic course (4 ECTS = 2 American credits) offered at Collegium Civitas located in the very heart of Warsaw: the Palace of Culture and Science.

The course syllabi from the previous summers:

Official Transcript or Certificate of Completion

After a completion of credited academic seminars Collegium Civitas will issue an official transcript for each student that will include information about an internship organization, seminars taken, hours, ECTS credits and grades. The students who select non-credit internship programs (without credited seminars) will receive Collegium Civitas certificate of completion that will include information about an internship organization and length/dates of internship.

Polish language class
Interested students can participate in the credited Polish language class during the program. The class meets at Collegium Civitas located in the very heart of Warsaw: the Palace of Culture and Science.