Banking Internship Past Review

By (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)) - abroad from 07/19/2013 to 10/18/2013 with

Study Away and Internship Programs in Boston

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Yes the program was worthwhile and we would do it again. I am glad I went with a friend.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 2 weeks - 1 month

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

They were good. I came with a friend and that made it easier.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

really bad. after the first week I cooked almost every night.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Easier when with a friend.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes


* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)

The city was really cheap

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? 350


* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Other
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Friends
  • Locals
* What could be improved?
  • Internship hours
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I wish I knew how long I would be working.