Working in the field of European and International Cooperation: our internship opportunities

The internship represents a key training tool for those approaching the job market as it:

  • offers a training period to put into practice theoretical knowledge acquired in the study path;
  • contributes to orient the professional career by working closely with professionals from the field;
  • gives a real opportunity to practice so-called soft skills that are considered in today’s job market of equal importance as the hard skills.

An internship at CESIE allows to live a high-level professional experience for those willing to work in the field of European and International Cooperation. It will give the chance to work in an international and multicultural environment with professionals from all over the world.

Training and internship agreements are active with many universities and organisations from Italy, Europe and other countries of the world.

English level B2 level (CEFR) - as minimum standard - is requested to apply for our internship opportunities.

Internship opportunities

Design and management of European and International Cooperation projects

The internship includes the following type of activities:

  • Study and training on several EU and International programmes: Erasmus+ | Asylum Migration and Integration Fund | Rights, Equality and Citizenship | Horizon 2020 | ENI CBC MED | EuropeAid, etc.
  • Project proposal writing: study of funding programmes and features of the specific call | brainstorming and development of project proposal | admissibility requirements (eligibility criteria, administrative documents, etc.)
  • Support to the implementation of transnational projects: research activities, drafting of training programmes and workshops addressing various target groups, participation to international meetings, production of online open educational resources, reporting, etc.


Tutor: Giovanni Barbieri

Translation and Interpretation

The internship includes the following type of activities:

  • Written translation and proofreading of various type of text as manuals, articles, brochures, etc.
  • Consecutive interpreting: translation of a speech during a meeting, conferences or other public events
  • Classes of Italian language to foreign people and/or English classes


Tutor: Maria Luisa Cerniglia

Visibility and communication

The internship includes the following type of activities:

  • Multimedia and cross-mediaproductionraster and vector graphics for logos, visual and other digital or paper-based products| Video shooting and editing
    Editorial production and desktop publishing: design and production of brochures, magazines and books in digital or printed version
  • Web communication: analysis, planning and management of communication campaigns on web platforms and social networks and on institutional or project websites.


Tutor: Alberto Provenzano

Methodological approach

  • Development of an individual training plan, that it is periodically revised taking into consideration the professional growth of the intern
  • Promotion of active learning and of learning by doing, thus supporting participative and shared processes of knowledge and skill building
  • Implementation of the activities with the support of experienced staff, thus ensuring a constant guidance, monitoring and evaluation
  • Periodic meetings with the supervisor on the internship to check the progress of the training both considering fixed learning goals and expectations of the trainee


  • You are thinking that one of our internship opportunity is what you were looking for
  • You would like to practice the knowledge acquired in your path of studies
  • You would like to share your know-how but mostly your energy, enthusiasm and creativity within a young and dynamic working environment

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