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Employment opportunities

At the moment we are not hiring, but we do have openings for curricular interns. 

Curricular Internships at the Borromini Institute

The Borromini Institute is a new academic organization which provides educational opportunities for students both in and outside the classroom and support for institutions and faculty-led programs. It was born as an initiative of Gustolab International, a key player on the scene of international education in Italy. Borromini Institute’s core business depends on coordinated efforts of the management team, faculty, and learning facilitators to carry out engaging academic programs. The Borromini Institute is duly committed to sustainable practices and diversity, equity and inclusion.

There are three internship periods with the Borromini Institute available every year. All internships typically last two to three months, depending on the intern’s overall availability, for a total of 150 working hours. As a Curricular Internship, the position is unpaid and we will work with your affiliated academic institution to accredit this professional experience in your academic transcripts.

The Borromini Institute’s internship sessions are as follows:

 2024 Session I

February 15th – July 2024

Application deadline: February 8th, 2024 

2024 Session II

September 2nd – December 20th

Application deadline: July 31st, 2024

The ideal candidate is easy-going and detail oriented. It is essential that the candidate be a team-player, willing to work on a variety of important tasks when required, even when they may not fall within this job description. As a small company we rely on transparency and candid communications and collaboration. The list of responsibilities below in both English and Italian is only a guideline.


  • booking and organizing tours and trips
  • coordinating collateral program activities and extracurricular excursions for international students in Italy
  • establishing relationships with suppliers, vendors, and the larger public
  • back office and archive management
  • engaging with international students
  • cooperating in the creation of academic excursions outside of Rome for groups of international students in Italy
  • providing support in organizational, administrative, and secretarial activities
  • providing support in the preparation of teaching materials


  • excellent communication skills, in both oral and written Italian and English
  • strong computer processing skills including experience with web, email, Microsoft office, and Google platforms
  • demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with colleagues and interact diplomatically and constructively with providers and stakeholders.
  • Ability to take initiative on tasks and show an aptitude for problem solving



  • attività di prenotazione e organizzazione tour e viaggi;
  • coordinamento di attività collaterali alla didattica per studenti internazionali in Italia;
  • rapporti con fornitori e con il pubblico;
  • gestione di back office e di archivio;
  • interfacciare con studenti internazionali;
  • cooperare nella realizzazione di viaggi formativi di gruppo per studenti internazionali in Italia;
  • supporto nell’attività di segreteria organizzativa e amministrativa;
  • supporto nella redazione di materiali didattici.


  • Ottima conoscenza della lingua inglese scritta e parlata (requisito fondamentale).
  • Ottima conoscenza del PC, Google Drive, e del pacchetto Microsoft Office.
  • Buone doti comunicative, relazionali e di organizzazione.
  • Spirito di iniziativa, organizzazione e attitudine al problem solving.

If you are interested in applying, please submit your CV and cover letter through the form below.

Apply for Internship

If you have questions please write to info@gustolab.com.
The following documentation will be required:

Letter of introduction (your written statement describing why you would be suited for the internship), your resume or CV and, if applicable, the contact information of your university’s Career Services and/or the procedure to follow through your university’s Career Services platform to activate a curricular internship.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Borromini Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Borromini Institute policy prohibits discrimination with respect to employment, and any of the terms, conditions, or privileges thereof, on the basis of an individual’s actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical or common condition), age, disability, marital status, familial status, partnership status, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. 

The Borromini Institute administers all employment decisions and other personnel actions or programs in a nondiscriminatory manner based on employee work performance, skill, and conduct, among other factors.

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