Bosnia & Herzegovina Summer Internships

Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

June 1 - July 31, 2020

Mostar is a city in southern Bosnia and Herzegovina, straddling the Neretva River. It's known for the iconic Stari Most (Old Bridge), a reconstructed medieval arched bridge. The nearby alleys are full of shops and market stalls, and the Old Bridge Museum explores the bridge's long history. A narrow staircase leads up to the Koski Mehmed-Pasha Mosque's minaret for panoramic city views.

Program Highlights

  • Learn about the rich history and culture of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Intern at non-governmental or community-based organizations placements in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Earn academic credit for an internship while gaining skills directly related to your field of study

Course & Program Information

Course Name: International Internship

Course Number: DEPT 397

Credit Number: 1-4 credits 

Designation: Experiential Learning

Participants are required to take this internship for at least 1 credit, but earn up to 4 credits at the summer rate. The Experience and Professional Development Office can assist with this process.

On this program, students will have the opportunity to intern at one of the many placement sites offered by the Bosnia and Herzegovina Summer Internships. Students will also be able to learn about the rich history of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Students will be placed at a non-governmental or community-based organizations in Mostar. In the past, students have worked with organizations such as Nesto Vise, Alturist, and American Corner.

Program Cost & Financial Considerations

The estimated program fee is $1,375. Additionally, students will pay the cost of 1-4 CSB/SJU credit(s) at the reduced summer tuition rate (estimated at $635 per credit). 

The program fee includes:

  • Housing while the program is in session
  • Program administrative costs and fees
  • CISI Medical & Evacuation Insurance

The program fee does not include:

  • Passport Application fee ($145)
  • Non-program travel or housing
  • Roundtrip airfare 
  • Local Transportation 
  • Food/Meal expenses  
  • Personal expenses

The Short-Term Abroad Financing Brochure includes estimates for the items not included in the program fee. If accepted in the Global Fellowship Program, a $1,000 Fellowship award is applied to your program. Please note, Global Fellows are not eligible for the CSB global scholarship, but are eligible for other external scholarships. 

Accommodations

While on this program, you will stay in apartment style housing with other CSB/SJU program participants. Housing includes laundry facilities, internet access, and is conveniently located near public transportation and local markets.

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