Czech Republic: EUSA Internship

A GVSU Internship or Partnership Program

  • Czech Republic: EUSA Internship Photo
  • Czech Republic: EUSA Internship Photo
  • Czech Republic: EUSA Internship Photo

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Tell me about this program

Open to: All majors

Prague, Czech Republic - Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is a city with a uniquely preserved historical center that is part of the UNESCO World Heritage List, and economically, 5th best-performing European regions. The city is the site of the European headquarters of many international companies. Students will discover the magic of Prague, a modern and vibrant city full of energy, through a wide range of English-speaking academic internships opportunities in art, business, media, science, and entrepreneurship. Prague is a political, cultural, and economic center of central Europe, offers insight into region’s reach history and business, Numerous world –class museums, galleries, and music halls, a number of famous cultural attractions, festivals and shows hosted in Prague will make the experience unforgettable. 

When can I go?

June 4 - July 28, 2018
 
(8 weeks total, 7 weeks of internship)

 

 

Where will I live?

Shared apartments

Who is eligible to participate?

Open to all majors with sophomore standing. 2.5 GPA required. English-speaking internship placement.

How do I apply?

To apply for this program, log on to www.gvsu.edu/oasis to begin your online application.

APPLICATION DEADLINEFebruary 1, 2018

What credits will I receive?

XX 490: Internship (3 - 6 credits)

Students arrange to pursue coursework related to their internship under the supervision of a Grand Valley faculty member in their chosen field. Credits are variable depending on the coursework undertaken and the policies of the department. Students are graded on a credit /no credit basis. A course designation is determined according to the disciplinary focus of the internship (e.g., ACC 490 Accounting Internship, etc.)

Students seeking a practicum meeting professional licensing requirements should consult their advisor before applying to determine whether this program fulfills licensing requirements. This program is not designed to fulfill student teaching requirements for teacher certification. For more information on student teaching overseas, please see the Consortium for Overseas Student Teaching: www.gvsu.edu/cost

How much does the program cost?

Program Fee: $4,195 (paid to GVSU)

Includes
  • Internship placement and support services, which includes coaching and trouble-shooting during the placement
  • Individual Skype or telephone internship consultation meetings with online pre-departure orientation*
  • Mid-term review and final evaluation
  • 8 weeks of housing in shared student apartments
  • On-site program management and emergency support
  • On-site program and internship orientation
  • Cultural exploration activities program
  • Airport pick-up for group designated flight
  • Third party liability insurance for each student
Other Expenses
  • GVSU tuition - 6 credits ($3,150)
  • Additional meals ($1,400)
  • Personal Expenses ($200)
  • Airfare (estimated at $1,200)
  • Passport/Photos ($140)
  • ISIC card - optional ($28)

TOTAL PROJECTED COST (Program Fee + Other Expenses) =$10,313

Financial Aid

All students considering study abroad should have their financial aid reevaluated regardless of whether they are currently receiving federal aid. See Career Services Internship scholarship. Early application for financial aid is strongly recommended.

Scholarships/Grants

Visit www.gvsu.edu/studyabroad for more information on these and other grants/scholarships. 

EUSA Live, Intern, Learn Abroad Scholarship
Amount: Up to $2,000
APPLY NOW: http://www.eusainternships.org/live-learn-intern-abroad-scholarship-application.html
 

PIC INTERNSHIP GRANT
Eligibility: Participate in an international internship. Based on financial need and academic excellence.
Amount: Up to $1,000
Application Deadline:
To apply, contact Elena Selezneva at seleznee@gvsu.edu

PIC GRANT
Eligibility: Participate in a GVSU internship program. Based on financial need only. Must have FAFSA on file.
Amount: Approx. $1,500
No application required.

CAREER SERVICES INTERNSHIP AWARD
For more information, contact the GVSU Career Services Office:http://gvsu.edu/careers/career-center-internship-award-59.htm

Who can tell me more?

Elena Selezneva

Padnos International Center
130 Lake Ontario Hall
616-331-3898
seleznee@gvsu.edu

 

EUSA Prauge Website

Learning Outcome

· Participants will adapt to new lifestyles and cultural norms through immersion in professional and living environments.

· Participants will increase and enhance independence and self-reliance through learning to successfully navigate a new environment outside of their usual comfort zone.

· Participants will engage in field experiences that provide comprehensive understanding of local businesses and institutions while gaining an understanding of the interdependence of our global society.

· Participants will develop critical, creative, and reflective thinking skills related to their field of interest and build a portfolio of practical and professional skills.

· Participants will learn to appreciate both the strengths and the challenges of working in a particular environment while cultivating awareness of diverse world views, accepting complexity, and embracing ambiguity. 

All program information including courses, duration of program, dates, and other logistics are subject to change. Programs may be cancelled due to extenuating circumstances.