CISabroad (Center for International Studies): Intern in Barcelona

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Our internships are customized to match your interests and your desired length of stay in Spain. Internships last a minimum of 6 weeks, but we encourage you to stay as long as you can. Obviously, the longer you stay in Barcelona, the more time you... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.8
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I always knew that I wanted to travel to Barcelona, so I was excited when I made the decision to do an internship through CISabroad. My experience ended up being the absolute best that it could have been. I am an international business major worked for a company that worked with solar energy technology, and it was a great experi... - University of Alabama - Huntsville View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with CISabroad (Center for International Studies): Intern in Barcelona
Definitely worthwhile. I discovered my passion for traveling and new places, I grew as a person, I expanded my professional and cultural knowledge, and I had fun during the whole experience. - University of the Ozarks View Entire Review
I learned that I love exploring and being independent. It was completely worthwhile. I feel as though EVERYONE needs to push themselves out of their comfort zone and go abroad. - University of Massachusetts Amherst / UMass View Entire Review
I am more understanding of other cultures and I can now communicate very well with the Spanish people. I am studying in International Business and this experience assured me that I am doing the right field for me. - University of South Florida View Entire Review
This experience was definitely worthwhile. I have improved my Spanish skills tremendously and I gained valuable work experience through my internship. I now feel more confident and have a better idea of what I would like to do after graduating. - Gannon University View Entire Review
The internship I did opened my eyes to a different part of the industry that we do not learn about in school. I wish I could've stayed with the company. - University of Massachusetts Amherst / UMass View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with CISabroad (Center for International Studies): Barcelona - Intern in Barcelona
I learned more during my internship in Barcelona than I ever have in classes here at Ohio University. You are thrown into the culture and it forces you to learn and adapt. - Ohio University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with CISabroad (Center for International Studies): Barcelona - Intern in Barcelona
Had the best couple months of my life, improved my Spanish, etc. You grow up a lot when you work and live abroad, become much more resilient because you need to roll with the flow. - University of Southern California View Entire Review
YES! I spent a semester in Valencia, Spain in 2009 and was exposed to an entirely new culture with so much to explore. Barcelona offered the same type of cultural exposure and it increased my desire to travel and learn about other cultures. In the future, I will take advantage of any and all opportunities I have to travel. - Worcester State College View Entire Review
The most rewarding portions of the internship were learning how the mental health system works in Spain, about the economic impact of the crisis on the types of services afforded to immigrant populations in Barcelona, and learning about the higher education system for nurses, psychologists, and psychiatrists in Spain. - University of Louisville View Entire Review

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Our internships are customized to match your interests and your desired length of stay in Spain. Internships last a minimum of 6 weeks, but we encourage you to stay as long as you can. Obviously, the longer you stay in Barcelona, the more time you will have to immerse yourself in the local culture, practice your Spanish, learn the ins and outs of your internship, and make a difference in the organization in which you are interning. Intern in Barcelona offers both professional development and the chance to soak up all that Barcelona has to offer. Barcelona is home to more UNESCO World Heritage sites than any other city in Europe. Imagine the architectural and cultural splendor of a city with 2,000 years of history! Numerous museums, churches, cathedrals, and concert halls, plus the influential modern art of Antonio Gaudi, Joan Miro, Pablo Picasso, and Mies Van der Rohe, make Barcelona an aesthetically appealing destination for visitors from all over the world.

Program Type(s):
Internship
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Custom
  • Short Term
Instruction Language(s):
  • Spanish
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Architect
  • Business
  • Education
  • Journalism
  • Public Relations, Advertising, Applied Communication
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Year Founded:
2000
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This award is intended for students within the LGBTQIA+ community, as part of CIS Abroad’s commitment to Generation Study Abroad. Studying abroad as an LGBTQIA+ or gender nonconforming student brings an additional set of challenges and options to consider. There are some questions you may want to ask yourself, and research to be done, before choosing a study abroad program – but our LGBTQIA+ students have amazing experiences abroad and often find local LGBTQIA+ communities to be a part of. Recipients will select from a variety of mediums to share their story while abroad, in addition to submitting a photo testimonial.

Up to $500

Deadlines:
Spring: October 1 Summer: March 1 Fall: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
Candidates who meet the academic requirements will have their applications forwarded to the scholarship committee who will judge their application based on academic merit and a written essay. All scholarships and grants are only awarded to participants of CIS Abroad programs.

This award is intended to benefit students of color, who are traditionally underrepresented within education abroad. We aim to widen the diversity of our community of interns and students abroad and foster equity in access to these experiences. If you identify as biracial, multiracial, Black, African & African American, Caribbean American, Latinx / Chican@ / Hispanic, Asian & Asian American, Native, Pacific Islander, or another minoritized racial/ethnic identity not listed, we invite you to apply. In your application essay, tell us about how your identity will impact your experience abroad. Recipients will select from a variety of mediums to share their story while abroad, in addition to submitting a photo testimonial.

Up to $500

Deadlines:
Spring: October 1 Summer: March 1 Fall: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
Candidates who meet the academic requirements will have their applications forwarded to the scholarship committee who will judge their application based on academic merit and a written essay. All scholarships and grants are only awarded to participants of CIS Abroad programs.

This award is intended for students in a Greek Life organization who need help covering the cost of membership dues while abroad. In keeping with the philanthropic values of Greek Life organizations, recipients should plan to participate in at least one self-directed volunteer opportunity while abroad and produce content (ex. a blog post or video) related to that experience, in addition to other selections.

Up to $500

Deadlines:
Spring: October 1 Summer: March 1 Fall: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
Candidates who meet the academic requirements will have their applications forwarded to the scholarship committee who will judge their application based on academic merit and a written essay. All scholarships and grants are only awarded to participants of CIS Abroad programs.

We understand first-generation students face additional barriers to studying and interning abroad. In fact, many staff members at CIS Abroad are also first-generation college students. This scholarship is intended to help fund the visa process, flights, and international housing for students who are among the first from their family to go to college. Recipients will share their story of learning and exploration while abroad with a photo gallery and their choice of travel vlog, blogging, or an Instagram takeover.

Up to $500

Deadlines:
Spring: October 1 Summer: March 1 Fall: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
Candidates who meet the academic requirements will have their applications forwarded to the scholarship committee who will judge their application based on academic merit and a written essay. All scholarships and grants are only awarded to participants of CIS Abroad programs.

This award is intended for students who demonstrate excellence in their academic major. While abroad, recipients will use a variety of channels (video, blogging, photos) to share how studying/interning abroad is enriching their academic or professional career, in addition to submitting a photo testimonial.

$250

Deadlines:
Spring: October 1 Summer: March 1 Fall: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
Candidates who meet the academic requirements will have their applications forwarded to the scholarship committee who will judge their application based on academic merit and a written essay. All scholarships and grants are only awarded to participants of CIS Abroad programs.

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