Internship: Sport Venue and Training Center Assistant

Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Internship: Sport Venue and Training Center Assistant

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Internship, Outdoor Recreation, Physical Education, Sport and Leisure Sciences, Sports Management

  • Language Level

    Intermediate

  • Prerequisites

    A B1/B2 level of Italian language. Cover letter, CV, and materials pertinent to the chosen area, interview.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    The internship course is designed to involve students in the competitive athletics. Students will have the opportunity to shadow the daily routine of a sport venue and its professional sports trainers. The student will observe how to create specialized workout routines and to target specific goals. The internship involves assisting the trainer in implementing a comprehensive performance and enhancement program for athletes dedicated to building proficiency and training techniques that may include acceleration, multi-directional movement, and agility. Interns will be expected to participate in training sessions and collaborate in projects. The internship tasks assigned may vary according to the degree Italian language knowledge.

    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 guides the student's preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the student's language and professional skills.

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