Australian Embassy in Rome

Australian Embassy in Rome

Organisation Name: Australian Embassy in Rome

Location: Rome; Via Antonio Bosio 5 – 00161 Roma

No. of places available: 1-2

Suitable Discipline/s: International Relations, Politics, Public Diplomacy

Website: details

Timetable to access to Embassy premises: MON – FRI

From   09.00 am  to  05.00 pm

Length and duration of the internship:  a total of 3 months (maximum 6)

Role Description: On occasions when there is a public diplomacy event organized by the Embassy the intern may be asked to assist outside of core Embassy hours. Learning objectives and internship description Internships allow university students with an interest in Australia’s international relations to gain an insight into the work of the Embassy, and particularly of our Public Diplomacy, Political and Economic section. Tasks will involve assisting in the organization of public diplomacy events,undertaking research, note-taking at international meetings, drafting reports on political and economic developments in Italy, and assisting with social media. Interns will also be given an opportunity to observe other areas of operation at the Embassy, including the work of our consular and passport section.  We require applicants to have a high level of English and at least an intermediate level of Italian.

Competencies to acquire through the involvement in the Embassy’s activities, the intern will experience a range of work in an international environment. The intern will have the opportunity to work in a team and gain a general understanding of the role of diplomacy.

These internships can also be taken for 6 credit points by enrolling in ATS3935. The difference will be in the assessment requirements.

A list of possible projects with organisations at Prato are outlined on the Prato Website. These projects are on going and dates are just a guide. There is also capacity to tailor an internship project in area of your interest.

For further information or queries please email the Academic Programs and Internships Coordinator, Loredana D'Elia  (

Scholarships & Funding 

For further information about available scholarships and funding please click on the links below:

How to Apply

Please apply for ATS3130 or ATS3935 Arts International Internship.

For more information please contact the WIL team.