Internship: Music and Performing Arts Administration

Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Internship: Music and Performing Arts Administration

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Internship, Music

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Italian A2 recommended but may vary depending on the placement. Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The music and performing arts internships aim to match the student's academic background to the diversified environments of creative industries. Students who apply for this internship will experience the dynamic world of entertainment, artists, and performing arts organization in the local community. Placements may range from organization, management, promotion, and marketing in the performing arts. Interns should be prepared to start gradually and maintain schedule flexibility as performing arts engagements may take place in the evenings and/or on weekends. This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours. The internship enhances students' knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor, who regularly monitors the internship progress and the guides the student's preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the student's language and professional skills. Additional materials/Dress code: Business casual attire for dress code. Laptop required for certain placements. Prerequisites: Italian A2 recommended but may vary depending on the placement.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations


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