Connect-123: Barcelona - Volunteer/Intern in Spain

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  • Location(s): Barcelona, Spain
  • Program Type(s): Internship, Volunteer

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Connect-123 facilitates internships and volunteer positions that are tailored to you and your interests, providing you with the best match possible. Available internships and volunteer programs in Barcelona include business consulting, entrepreneu... read more

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OVERALL RATING 5.0
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Working in a typical Spanish company and gaining useful skills from adapting to the language and cultural barriers. - University of Southern California View Entire Review
July 23, 2014 Life Changing
I have always dreamed of coming to Spain. It was a pipe-dream, really, as I never thought I would actually be able to go. So, when I found out that my school was financing an internship in Barcelona through the Connect-123 program, I was dually dumbfounded and ecstatic! I was so excited, but it didn't feel real. Honestly, it did... - Rhodes College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Connect-123: Barcelona - Volunteer/Intern in Spain
My summer in Barcelona, Spain was an incredible experience that fostered growth both personally and professionally. Barcelona was a lively city with history, art, gorgeous beaches, and fantastic music. The culture ignited an excitement in me to learn more, experience more, and meet as many people as possible. The people I have m... - George Washington University View Entire Review
Before I even knew which college I wanted to attend, I had already made up my mind about one important aspect of my collegiate career: I wanted to study abroad. I had been blessed with many international trips prior to my summer in Barcelona, but there is truly a difference between visiting a city and living in a city, intensive... - Michigan State University View Entire Review
Fifty years from now, when you are (hopefully) peacefully retired in the place of your dreams, reflecting on your past experiences, your education, your work, your family, the friends you have made and the friends you have lost, the places you have visited and the places you will never see, what do you think will come to mind? ... - Rhodes College View Entire Review
Barcelona is the place to be-between its people, tapas, countless outdoor plazas, beautiful scenery, beaches and nightlife-there is something for everyone. My decision to go live and work in Barcelona was last minute. I was offered two internships, but the one I chose pertained to my career path most and was in the heart of Barc... - Northeastern University View Entire Review

About

Connect-123 facilitates internships and volunteer positions that are tailored to you and your interests, providing you with the best match possible. Available internships and volunteer programs in Barcelona include business consulting, entrepreneurship, health care, human rights, education, social work, and many other fields. Connect-123 bridges the gap between those seeking an extraordinary international internship experience and organizations in Barcelona with short-term projects for talented, diverse individuals to work on.

Why Connect-123?

* Experience:
Our Barcelona team is made up of experienced consultants who have the skills to identify concrete needs within organizations seeking interns.

* Expertise:
Prior to your arrival, we design an internship project, in consultation with you and the host organization, to deliver tangible results to the organization as well as real educational and experiential value to you.

* Commitment:
We are a one-stop shop for whatever you need, whenever you need it, before, during, and after your stay in Barcelona. We know Barcelona is far from home. We take care of the details so that you can focus on getting the most career-related value out of your internship, while enjoying all that Catalunya has to offer.
Highlights

Connect-123 program highlights:
- A placement coordinator who specializes in your field of interest to guide you through the application process, giving you insight into local opportunities and placing you in a position that suits your specific skills and experience.
- All the information you need to plan your trip and prepare for life in Barcelona
- Secure, central housing, with easy access to our on-the-ground staff
- Substantial local support, from providing logistical assistance to career and personal mentoring to hands-on help in case of an emergency
- Regular social and cultural activities to help you meet other interns and experience all that Barcelona has to offer.

Program Type(s):
Internship
Volunteer
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
  • Maymester
  • Custom
Instruction Language(s):
  • Spanish
  • English
  • Catalan
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Animal Sciences
  • Architecture
  • Business
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Community Organization and Advocacy
  • Design and Applied Arts
  • Economics
  • Environmental Science
  • Film, Video, Photographic Arts
  • Finance, Financial Services
  • Hospitality Administration
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Medicine
  • Practical Nursing
  • Public Health
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Public Relations, Advertising, Applied Communication
  • Publishing
  • Social Work
  • Spanish and Iberian Studies
  • Spanish Language, Literature
  • Western European Studies
  • Wildlife Science, Wildlife Management
Year Founded:
2005
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