Eligibility requirement: Suitable for students with at least one year of relevant college/university study in a related field, such as Information Technology, Computer Sciences, Engineering, etc. High School graduates aged 18+ may be accepted, depending on the strength of their application (including any relevant experience, with a desire to learn and grow within this field).

Language requirements: This internship is conducted in English.

Associated career paths: IT consultant, IT Technical Support Officer, IT Sales Professional, Software Engineer, Analyst (i.e. UX, Applications, Cyber Security, Data, Systems, Business), Database Administrator, Information Systems Manager, Applications Developer, Network Engineer, Web Content Manager

Internship details

Intern in small IT agencies that provide tech support to a range of businesses in Italy. This internship offers broad experience in IT, in areas such as website and app development, cloud storage and APIs. Assist local IT professionals with project development and implementation, delivering solutions and building your IT expertise.

This is a remote internship you can conduct from home. Click here to view other remote Computer Science & IT internships that you can undertake from home.

Small IT agencies offer expertise in a wide range of tech solutions to other companies, which makes them fantastic for hosting interns looking to gain general experience in this field. Remote IT interns are placed in these agencies, and have the chance to learn about a variety of technologies, service requirements and IT specialties.

As an intern, you will contribute to new and ongoing projects to satisfy your host company’s business growth objectives. This can include delivering website or app solutions, cloud storage projects and API development. You’ll gain experience using a range of software and other development tools and techniques, based on the needs of each project.

Your specific internship role will be developed in coordination with your supervisor. You can expect activities to relate back to your placement’s projects at the time you’ll be interning. General tasks you can anticipate being involved with include:

  • Backend and frontend development
  • App development
  • Reviewing technical documentation
  • API documentation and design
  • Designing storage solutions
  • Privacy/security solutions

As a virtual intern, you’ll be in regular email contact with your supervisor. You’ll also participate in online meetings to discuss projects, progress and receive feedback and updates on your work.

This internship is conducted in English.

IT Agency Support interns learn from a qualified and experienced supervisor, and can be involved in:
  • New and ongoing projects in a range of IT areas
  • Website and app development
  • Delivering cloud storage solutions
  • Reviewing technical documents
Professional development opportunities:
  • Build development and coding skills
  • Develop creativity in delivering solutions that satisfy specific business goals
  • Gain generalist skills across broad IT fields
  • Develop cloud storage expertise
  • Gain practical skills and boost your employability, with guidance from Intern Abroad HQ’s Experiential Learning Curriculum to support your learning and cultural intelligence.
Typical schedule:
  • As a remote intern, you’ll have the flexibility to work to a schedule that suits both you and your supervisor. Your schedule will need to accommodate online meetings with your supervisor when it’s required, so there will be times where you’ll need to be available during office hours in Italy.
Internship highlights:
  • Build your skills in a range of specialist IT areas
  • Get a first hand insight into custom IT solutions for different businesses
  • Gain international work experience while interning remotely from home without having to travel
Types of host organizations:
  • IT agencies
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Program fees

It’s free to apply for this internship. Once we have reviewed your suitability and accepted you onto this program, you’ll need to pay a deposit of US$449 to confirm your place. The remaining balance of your Program Fee (less your initial US$449 deposit payment) will be due within 7 days of being assigned a placement.

Program Fee (USD)
100 hours (3 weeks full time, or 5 weeks part time) $948
250 hours (8 weeks full time, or 12 weeks part time) $1,348
350 hours (13 weeks full time, or 17 weeks part time) $1,648
  • Dedicated support before, during, and after your internship
  • Sourcing and securing your internship placement
  • Personalization of your internship plan
  • Orientation and coaching with your supervisor
  • Documented portfolio of your experiential learnings
  • International reference letter
  • Certificate of Internship Completion
  • A deposit of $449 USD is required to secure your internship
  • Balance of your Program Fee is due within 7 days of being assigned a placement.
  • All payments attract a 5% transaction fee to cover international banking fees and currency charges.
  • International wire transfer payments attract a minimum fee of $75 USD.
  • Terms and Conditions apply.

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