Prague, Czech Republic - Summer Internship
Upgrade your resume, earn AU credits and join students from universities around the country, interning in Prague. Placements guaranteed in a professional practice internship.
The program is a total of 7 weeks long, including one week of orientation and on- site interviews, six weeks of internship experience, and overlapping coursework and cultural activities. Work assignments will be in Prague, Czech Republic.
Cultural activities for the program will include guided tours of the city and Prague Castle, day trips to Kutna Hora and Plzen (Pilsner Urquell tour), and a Hop on Hop off bus pass so you can experience Prague—tour the largest medieval castle in Europe--Prague Castle founded in 880, visit the tombs of past royalty in the crypt, stroll across the famous Charles Bridge, have a locally brewed pint of famous Czech pilsner along Wenceslas Square, and watch the skeleton of death toll the bell to the procession of the Twelve Apostles on the Astronomical Clock in Old Town Square.
Objectives of the Program:
This program provides hands-on internship experience in a major business area, for 32 hours per week—Monday through Thursday each week for 6 weeks plus one week for orientation, cultural activities, and final company interviews.
Internship placements for Auburn Students in Prague:
DDC Financial, ICON Hotel, Holmes Place, Panalpina, Evocreative, Passion Communication, Charles Bridge Global Macro Fund, Burrito Loco Master Franchise, The Visitor, Traficon, Prague Black Panthers Football Club, Kentic
Academic Program & Requirements (6-12 Credit Hours Typical*):
All courses are 3 credit hours. Expected courses offered include: Principles of Financial Accounting (ACCT 2110), Income Tax 1 (ACCT 4410), Income Tax 2 (ACCT 5420), Principles of Microeconomics (ECON 2020), Principles of Macroeconomics (ECON 2030), Principles of Marketing (MKTG 3310), InternationalMarketing (MKTG 4400), Principles of Management (MNGT 3100), StrategicManagement (MNGT 4800), Principles of Finance (FINC 3610), Financial Markets and Institutions (FINC 3700), and Internship in major (XXXX 3920/4920). Note: Courses subject to change. Students must have completed prerequisites for course credit. See Director for course dates and format.
Program open to all business majors/minors or related fields. Students must have a 2.25 or higher GPA, and must complete all requirements for credit.
|October 30, 2017||Application review period begins. Space is limited. Deposit required to reserve spot ($1000)|
|December 31, 2017||Application review period begins. Space is limited. Deposit required to reserve spot ($1000)|
January 11, 2018
February 2, 2018
|First payment for ½ of remaining program fees ($3774.50). After Feb 2 half fees plus deposit forfeited if withdrawal.|
March 8, 2018
|Second payment for ½ of remaining program fees ($3774.50). After Apr. 6 all fees plus deposit forfeited if withdrawal.|
|March 2018||EUSA Internship Interviews|
|March 2018||Completed application due to EUSA and Auburn Office of International Education|
|April 6, 2018 (tentative)||Auburn Study Abroad Fee due to Bursar ($657)|
|May 6-12, 2018
May 13-19, 2018
|AU Boot Camp Courses. See Director for courses available and dates.|
|June 3, 2018||Leave USA, arrive Prague June 4|
|June 4 – June 10||Orientation Week with faculty Director|
|June 11- July 19||Internship -- EUSA|
|July 21, 2017||Leave Prague / arrive USA|
|August 2018||HCoB Professional Fee due ($150)|
Program Fees: $8,549
Program fees include AU coursework credit hours (6-12 typical), internship placement, housing in Prague for the duration of the program, Prague bus pass for duration of the program, cultural and professional programs, touring—Hop on Hop off bus tour pass for Prague, a walking tour, a trip to Kutna Hora, welcome and farewell receptions, trip cancellation insurance, and emergency evacuation insurance (does not replace major medical). Specific tour/event details provided before departure from U.S. and subject to change.
Estimated Additional Costs: $3,619 (not included in program fees)
Estimated additional costs not included in program fees include: airfare to Prague and return, most meals, passport and visa if needed, optional tours and entrance fees to some sights, Auburn Abroad fee and HCoB Professional fee.
Passport and Visa Requirements:
Students will be required to have a valid Passport, good for 1 year after they return to the US after their internship and meet any additional Czech Republic immigration regulations. Note: The Czech Republic does not have any visa or special requirements for US citizens.
Living Arrangements/ Housing/ Meals/ Transportation:
Housing in Prague is in professionally managed student apartments located in central, safe neighborhoods. A typical apartment will have five single bedrooms (with all linens included), two shared bathrooms, laundry facilities, a fully equipped kitchen, and Internet. Meals not included in program fee. Specific housing location and details will be provided prior to departure from U.S.
June 3, 2018 (leave USA to arrive Prague June 4) – July 21, 2018 (return to USA).
Program is limited so APPLY NOW.
**Program details subject to change.
Dr. Dan Padgett
Harbert College of Business
Associate Professor of Marketing
Department of Marketing.
Tel: (334) 844-2462