IPP Global

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Overview

The UVA Internship Placement Program (IPP) and the International Studies Office (ISO) have partnered with European Study Abroad (EUSA) to develop, build, and customize European internships for UVA students in Dublin, Ireland and Prague, Czech Republic during the Eight Week Summer Session. Participating students will be able to intern in a variety of professional fields including: private sector business, political parties, law, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), hospitals, lobby groups, professional associations, and many more. Internships are determined by your interest, studies, experience, and professional and academic plans. The program includes an on-Grounds academic and administrative orientation, followed by a professional practice, unpaid academic internship, interning full-time (32 hours per week, Monday-Thursday). Program costs include tuition, housing, internship placement, administration, orientations, and cultural exploration activities. Students will live in a centrally located, fully furnished apartments complex with easy access to public transportation in Dublin or Prague depending on their program of interest.

"On-call" Faculty available.


Commitment

  • EUSA Placement Consultation Interviews on Grounds Spring 2020
  • Required Education Abroad Orientation Spring 2020
  • Mandatory Half-Day Pre-Departure Orientation Spring 2020
  • Off-Grounds Distance Learning Class, Summer Semester
  • 32 Hours of Internship per Week
  • Class Assignments

Academic Seminar

GSGS 3540 (3 credits)

This online seminar engages students in identifying global flows and phenomena by considering key economic, social, and cultural developments in the Czech Republic's and Ireland's present and recent past. Through experientially-based assignments, readings from multiple disciplines, and regular reflections, students will also develop increased appreciation of the fundamental role of culture in daily life, workplaces, and professions.  The seminar builds upon the relationships and everyday experiences participants will have in their internship settings.  

 


Professional Practice Internship Placement

UVA has contracted with EUSA to develop and customize internships in Dublin and Prague. Internships are available in a variety of professional fields – private sector business, political parties, law, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), hospitals, lobby groups, professional associations, and many more. Internship placement is determined by your interest, studies, experience, and academic and professional plans. Once accepted into the IPP Global Summer Program, students interview on-Grounds with members of the EUSA team to discuss the internship placement, and your goals and expectations.

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Dublin

Prague

IPP Global - Dublin Previous Placements

IPP Global - Prague Previous Placements


Accommodations

Dublin

You will live in a residence hall on the University College Dublin (UCD) campus.  Each intern will have a private bedroom and share a kitchen, living area, and shower with 4 to 5 other suite mates.  There is 24-hour security and an on-call staff member 24 hours a day.  There is an on-site convenience store.  Launderettes are available in adjacent residence halls.  Public transportation is within walking distance, as are a supermarket, restaurants, cafes, and medical clinics.  UCD is 4 miles away from the Dublin city centre and offers transport services to and from Dublin.  

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Prague

You will live in apartment-style living accommodations owned and operated by a partnering university.  Each intern will have a double or triple room with study area, a shared kitchen space, living area, and common bathroom.  There is 24-hour security and an on-call staff member.  Launderettes are available in residence.  Public transportation is within walking distance, as are a supermarket, restaurants, cafes, and medical clinics.  

 


IPP GLOBAL DUBLIN & PRAGUE ESTIMATED COSTS

See UVA Education Abroad for program information and detailed expenses, financial commitments, and timelines.  It is critical that applicants have reviewed and discussed financial expenses, program commitments, and timeline prior to submitting an application.

EXAMPLE BUDGET - IPP GLOBAL DUBLIN 2020

Billable Items

Students are responsible for billable study abroad tuition, program fees, and the non-refundable deposit once they have committed to attending a program.

Budget Item In-State Out-of-State
Tuition $1,149.00 $1,488.00
Program Fees $1,385.00 $1,385.00
Non-Refundable Deposit $500.00 $500.00
Housing-BiIllable by UVA $3,481.00 $3,481.00
Billable Subtotal $6,515.00 $6,854.00

Non-Billable Estimates

Budget Item All Students
Airfare $1,000.00
Meals $1,100.00
Personal Expenses $400.00
Local Transportation $250.00
Non-Billable Subtotal $2,750.00

Total In-State: $9,265.00

Total Out-of-State: $9,604.00

EXAMPLE BUDGET - IPP GLOBAL Prague 2020

Billable Items

Students are responsible for billable study abroad tuition, program fees, and the non-refundable deposit once they have committed to attending a program.

Budget Item In-State Out-of-State
Tuition $1,149.00 $1,488.00
Program Fees $1,837.00 $1,837.00
Non-Refundable Deposit $500.00 $500.00
Housing-BiIllable by UVA $2,324.00 $2,324.00
Billable Subtotal $5,810.00 $6,149.00

Non-Billable Estimates

Budget Item All Students
Airfare $1,100.00
Meals $700.00
Personal Expenses $200.00
Local Transportation $250.00
Non-Billable Subtotal $2,250.00

Total In-State: $8,060.00

Total Out-of-State: $8,399.00

  • Committed students are registered in SIS by the ISO; bills are visible in the SIS self-service, and are payable to Student Accounts. For more information regarding billing and payments visit: sfs.virginia.edu/finances. No term statement is issued to students studying abroad.
  • Please refer to the Withdrawal and Refund Policy before committing to your program. Once you have committed, you will be subject to the Withdrawal and Refund Policy. In some cases, there will be no refund available.
  • The University of Virginia reserves the right to adjust all program charges, without prior notification, for increases associated with but not limited to, the cost of instruction, foreign exchange rates, and Board of Visitors changes to tuition and fees.
  • The non-billable items posted above are estimates and will differ for each individual depending on their personal needs, course requirements, and personal choices. Fluctuations in international currency will affect total expenditures.
  • The estimated airfare listed above is based on fares provided online October, 2018, with departure from Dulles International Airport (IAD) and arrival in Dublin (DUB). This is an estimate and fares will change with availability at date of purchase.
  • CISI medical and emergency insurance is included in the program fee.
  • Local transportation necessary to commute to internship sites will cost a minimum 100 euros per month.
  • The cost for personal travel and/or cultural and educational excursions beyond the scope of the program is excluded from the budget. Participants from prior programs recommend planning on 400 euros for extracurricular activities.
  • The cost to obtain a passport and appropriate visas vary with each individual and is not included as part of this budget sheet.
  • The cost of immunization for the area of travel will differ for each individual and has not been included in this budget.

Recruiting Timeline

IPP Dublin & Prague Summer 2020 Dates:

IPP Global Application Open 11/08
Required IPP Interviews (see Education Abroad for instructions) 11/21 - 02/15
Program Selection/Notification (rolling) by 02/15
Commitment deadline 5 days from date of notification  
EUSA Interviews (on Grounds or virtual) Early March
Required Education Abroad Orientation Early March
Required IPP Global Pre-departure Orientation Mid April

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