AN International virtual learning &
project-based PROGRAM




Academic Internship dates: November 2 – 27, 2020

Application deadline: September 15


Our internship program is unique and designed to help students gain an international working experience while learning. 


During the working experience, students will

  • work on projects for Italian organizations.
  • focus on the food, sustainability & related fields
  • have the possibility to work in teams. 
  • receive mentorship through weekly check-ins.

During the learning experience, students will

  • gain knowledge through short independent learning modules about food & sustainability. 
  • connect with professionals and peers through virtual sessions, workshops and discussions. 
  • receive Italian language instruction with an instructor 
  • have the support of a learning facilitator in their online & cross-cultural learning experience.
  • learn to narrate and think critically about their entire experience by completing graded assignments. 

At the end of the program, students will present their experience in a virtual symposium.


Participants who complete all academic components of the internship will receive  a “Gustolab International Record of Study”.


Gustolab International can give support to students interested in pursuing credits from their home university where available.


Internships are unpaid, and focus on developing skills and insights in new settings, languages and cultures. Click here to learn more about the program including requirements, policies and more.



Students need to have a GPA of at least 2.5 to participate in the program and be in good academic and social standing at their home university. 


Knowledge of a second language or familiarity with Italian language is helpful but not required


Some elements may be in Italian with English translation.


The cost of the internship is $2,005.


BONUS! By participating in the program, you will get a discount of $1,000 for future enrollment in an onsite (In Italy) 2021 spring or fall Gustolab International open program. The value of the discount remains the same regardless of how many online courses you take with us during 2020.


Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis. The last day to submit an application is September 15, 2020. Contact us if you have any questions.