The Collegio di Milano seeks an assistant for the activities of the Programma Culturale that will be held in English. The candidate must be a native-English speaker, with a strong academic record and an outgoing personality.
The Collegio di Milano is a unique institution in the Italian scenario: we host about one hundred select students, coming from the seven universities of Milan. The Collegio offers accommodation and a wide range of cultural activities, meant to improve the students' experience and multidisciplinary knowledge. This year our students may choose among courses on Islam, globalization, modern history, physics and foreign languages, and laboratories of journalism, graphology, theatre, and cuisine. Some of the cultural activities may be held in English. Note: all the activities take place in the late afternoon or in the evening, as everybody is busy during the day.
An Assistant to the activities in English will have the following duties
Please note that no help with the English language course held at the Collegio is required.
In exchange, the Collegio will offer the following:
Please check here for the current activities.
The Collegio will also pay EUR 200 per month, for a maximum of 10 months.
(*) Health Insurance: you are strongly advised to extend your own personal health insurance (tailored on your personal condition) outside the US. Bear in mind that both the possibility to consult the Collegio's Doctor and any emergency first aid treatment here in Italy are free of charge.
In case you cannot extend your personal insurance, we can activate for you a standard yearlong insurance for foreign students in Italy; in this case we will ask you to contribute by reducing your monthly allowance to € 150.
Please note that you must follow two different procedures: one to apply for the position at the Collegio di Milano, and one to the Italian diplomatic representatives to obtain a Student Visa.
Application to the Collegio di Milano
In order to apply to the Collegio di Milano, candidates are required to send the following documents:
Please send them electronically to Nancy Canepa (Nancy.Canepa@Dartmouth.edu).
The deadline for the application is December 2, 2013.
Short-listed candidates will be interviewed via Skype by Sara Cittadin, Students' Manager, in the second half of January 2014.
How to obtain a Student Visa
In order to live in Italy as a student for over 90 days you must obtain a year-long Student Visa from the Italian diplomatic representatives in the US (Consulates or Embassy). Your Student Visa will be assigned to you once you complete the procedure to enrol in the single courses mentioned above. The procedure is a long an annoying process, that may take up to 3-4 months and that may involve more then one diplomatic representative.
You are strongly advised to start the procedure as soon as possible and to respect the deadlines set by the various diplomatic representatives. It is your responsibility to complete the procedure before you arrive in Italy. Without a
regular visa, the Collegio di Milano cannot confirm the offer described above.
Last Updated: 10/25/13