Boston University: Madrid - Madrid Internship

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  • Location(s): Madrid, Spain
  • Program Type(s): Internship

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This program is offered for those students who are looking to enhance their Spanish language skills while working abroad in one of Europe’s most important vibrant commercial centers. Students with sufficient language skills take three courses alon... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.2
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I improved my language skills, I met life long friends, and I learned to appreciate the little moments. Being abroad really opens your eyes to so many different things you didn't know existed. I think this experience was definitely worth while because being abroad shows you just a little bit of what the world has to offer, and I... - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned to become more socially independent, and saw much of the world that I hadn't before. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I gained a lot of skill with my second language, I gained an appreciation for cross-cultural living in multiple settings ie here in the US, I gained a lot of confidence for being able to accomplish what, at many points, I thought would be impossible. It was a million percent worthwhile - probably my favorite thing I have done in... - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about the culture as well as becoming more independent - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I really did enjoy my time abroad. Although I interned 5 hours in the morning Mon-Thurs and had classes in the afternoon Mon-Thurs I was able to travel and explore from Fri-Sun which was very nice. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself in terms of how I act in different circumstances and difficult situations. I also identified some less adaptable and accepting parts of myself, which helped me see what I need to work on and opened me up to new points of view. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned to be independent and to go with the flow. It was definitely worthwhile. - Providence College View Entire Review
I gained knowledge about Spanish culture, daily life and met wonderful people working at my internship. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Definitely worthwhile! - Providence College View Entire Review
Past Review I Loved Madrid
Yes. Completely worthwhile. - Villanova University View Entire Review
I learned how to be more independent, to push myself beyond my comfort zones, to figure out how to solve problems on my own, to ask for help if I needed it, to communicate better even despite the language barrier , to be more proactive. My semester abroad was very worthwhile. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
It was incredibly worthwhile. I learned a ton about Spanish culture from all my classes, from wandering the city/country, from living with a host family, from interning in a Spanish work environment...the list can go on! I also gained independence as I figured out how to navigate a foreign country on my own. Not to mention my Sp... - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I improved my spanish-speaking skills, I felt very independent, and I learned how to immerse myself in a new culture. Definitely worthwhile! - Brandeis University View Entire Review
The most important thing I gained from this trip was improving my language skills - Brandeis University View Entire Review
January 06, 2015 Era La Leche
Completely worth wile. I gained maturity and skills I will use for the rest of my life - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about being independent and cultural differences. Managing my time was a growth. The experience was definitely worthwhile but very busy, stressful, and lonely. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Gained a lot of knowledge about Spanish culture, was definitely worthwhile, wish that I spoke to more locals. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned how connected the world really is if you learn to break down cultural barriers. It was so worthwhile! - Providence College View Entire Review
Very worthwhile! I learned a lot about Spanish and European culture. - Wellesley College View Entire Review

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This program is offered for those students who are looking to enhance their Spanish language skills while working abroad in one of Europe’s most important vibrant commercial centers. Students with sufficient language skills take three courses along with an internship, which ranges between 15 and 20 hours per week.

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