Imagine living in paradise while improving your Spanish skills and gaining professional experience in your career field. That is what an internship in Barcelona is like in growing industries like, NGOs, international business, and public relations. A 30-40 hour/week internship in your career field is sure to be incredible. Couple that with some of Europe’s most famous beaches, delicious local cuisine, the largest football (soccer) stadium in all of Europe, and a flare for nightlife and celebrations, and you’ll have your hands full trying to see and do everything. Located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, Barcelona is also famous for its colorful architecture which is why, when combined with its aforementioned virtues, it is consistently ranked as as one of the world’s top tourist destinations.
Interning internationally can give you a competitive edge in today’s marketplace. Organizations and governments have an increasingly global outlook and seek employees who have proven cross-cultural experience. Working abroad immediately enhances your resume and shows independence, ambition, and the much sought after global outlook.
We match you with a personalized internship placement so you can maximize what you learn in your desired industry. With pre-departure and onsite professional development we ensure that our interns are prepared to excel in competitive hiring processes and throughout their internships experience. Additionally, our programs provide ongoing support, including intercultural learning, to take full advantage of your time abroad.
Placements are available in a wide range of industries including marketing, fashion business, events management, hospitality, NGO, architecture, information technology, public relations, business, law, and more!
English language requirement: 500 (paper based), 173 (computer based) or 61 (web based) TOEFL, or at least a 6 on IELTS (language requirement flexible for high level Spanish speakers).
The program includes furnished student accommodation for the duration of your program. You will live in a single room in a shared apartment with other students. Apartments have a kitchen and bathroom, and most household amenities are provided for you.
What else is included
Sample events include ongoing networking and happy hours, a picnic at Parc Guell, dinner at Plaza Real, a day trip to Montserrat, day trips to Figures and the Salvador Dali Museum, and more!
The program includes a 2-4 week intensive Spanish language course from an accredited language school. Interns who already possess advanced language skills may choose to opt out of courses, reducing the cost of their international internship.
Travel Medical Insurance (Emergency Medical + Personal Liability) valid for the length of your program
International Mobile Phone
Internet access at the language school
On the ground support & 24/7 emergency contact
Information and assistance obtaining required visa (as necessary)
Welcome social event and orientation meeting
Extensive pre-departure information provided by enrollment coordinator and online portal
Dedicated program coordinator to prepare you for your program
Optional academic credit provided by accredited US university.
Millions flock to the sandy coasts every year to indulge in the Spanish culture of living life to the fullest. Furthermore, the aesthetic design of Barcelona is unlike any other city in the world with a mix of mosaics and original creations by famous local visionary architect Antoni Gaudi.