This summer, launch your international marketing career.

July 2-15, 2018.

Tuition Fee: 3,500 Euros. Scholarships of up to 500 Euros available.

Open to all nationalities, including U.S. students.

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An educational travel program to Cuba, in a historic moment, unprecedented and unrepeatable. International marketing immersion in the local Cuban lifestyle, residing in two of its most emblematic cities, both of them declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Havana and colonial Trinidad.

Training with Experts and Mentors, acquiring the latest marketing skills through Marketing Meetings, Marketing Workshops, Photography and Video Workshops, Mentoring and Feedback Sessions. All students produce their own marketing portfolio by the end of the program.

Upon completion of the Internship Seminar, graduate with a Marketing Portfolio, an International Internship Seminar Certification, a Certification of Academic Credit and a Letter of Recommendation of Merit, if applicable.

Cultural immersion and “people-to-people” contact at “boutique style” Cuban homes with Cuban families are the defining pillars of this program, which is complemented with multiple events, including site visits to local projects, city tours, and guided excursions. Airport pick-up, drop-off, in-country transportation, accommodation, food (daily breakfast and lunch) and 24 hour bilingual (English and Spanish) local emergency support is included.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity!

Students in this Internship Seminar will spend one week in Havana and one week in Trinidad, Cuba

What’s included.

  • International Marketing Program with RGNN Marketing Manager (see bios here).
    • Welcome Packet.
    • Orientation.
    • Marketing Meetings. Students pitch ideas for their viral marketing portfolio.
    • Group Mentoring Sessions. Students receive mentoring from our Marketing Manager, who will discuss the progress students have made on their marketing portfolios.
    • Group Feedback Sessions. Students receive hands-on feedback on their portfolio from our Marketing Manager.

      RGNN Academy student Mattie Ellis in Havana, Cuba, 2017

  • Marketing, Photography and Video Workshops with RGNN Experts and Mentors.
  • The Internship Seminar includes a total of six (6) interactive marketing, photo and video workshops. The Workshops take advantage of the unique setting of Cuba, so that students gain additional international marketing experience in-country.
  • Cultural Immersion Program.
    • UNESCO World Heritage City Tours, Site Visits and Guided Excursions.
      • UNESCO City Tour: Havana.
      • UNESCO City Tour: Trinidad.
      • UNESCO City Tour: Cienfuegos.
      • Excursion to Playa Ancón (beach) or Valle de los Ingenios, depending on the weather.
  • Accommodation in “boutique” style houses with Cuban host families.
    • Six (6) nights in Havana, Cuba. Seven (7) nights in Trinidad, Cuba.
  • Food: Half-board.
    • Daily breakfast.
    • Daily lunch OR dinner.
  • Transportation in-country, airport pick-up and drop-off.
    • Transportation to all program-related activities.
    • Transportation Havana-Trinidad-Havana.
    • Airport pick-up and drop-off from Havana airport.
  • Local emergency support: 24 hours, bilingual (English and Spanish).

Looking out on Havana’s famous Malecón boardwalk

Academic & curricular benefits.

Completing the program allows students to obtain the following academic or curricular documentation:
  • Certification of International Marketing Portfolio
  • Letter of Recommendation of Merit, if applicable.
  • Internship Seminar Certification specializing in International Marketing.
  • Certification of Academic Credit. 40 hours/week. 80 hours total.
  • Processing of University Agreements and/or other External Documentation for Academic Credit (optional and subject to approval by ROOSTERGNN).

Dates.

The following programs are currently accepting applications:

  • July 2-15, 2018.

RGNN Academy students during a classic car tour in Havana, Cuba

Tuition fee.

3,500 Euros.

Scholarships & financial aid.

Scholarships of up to 500 Euros available for individual applicants. Please apply here for a scholarship.

Financial aid is available for groups of students (e.g. if you are applying with a friend). Please apply here for financial aid.

Contact.

Please contact academy@roostergnn.org with questions.

Useful links.

view full program details here!

Application deadline: Spots for the Cuba program are extremely limited. Students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Applications will close once the program is full.

Selection process: The selection process is rigorous and includes a Skype interview for all candidates of interest. Previous marketing experience is not required, but a passion for international marketing is a must. Open to students, recent graduates, and aspiring young marketers.

Language: All of the Experts and Mentors are bilingual. To participate in the Seminars, it is required that students have knowledge of at least ONE of these languages. Students can choose to write their articles in English, Spanish or both (English-Spanish).

Group size: Feedback at ROOSTERGNN Academy is hands-on. For this reason, all of our Internship Seminars are extremely selective and limited to small group sizes.

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Note for U.S. students. Program open to all nationalities, including U.S. students.

Travels from the U.S. to Cuba. Pre-Authorized for Twelve Categories.

The Department of Treasury of the United States has published general licenses which include educational activities and the carrying out of workshops in a group format (please see: https://cu.usembassy.gov/es/u-s-citizen-services-es/local-resources-of-u-s-citizens-es/viajes-a-cuba/ ).