Summer Internships in Spain
This is a partial list of the Summer Internships in Spain available for our Summer Internship in Spain Program. All interns must have some experience with Spanish for consideration. Spanish courses, for academic credit, are available to take prior to starting the internship and concurrently with the internship. Our 5 week internships are usually 125-150 hours and our 10 week internships are 225-300 working hours or 25-30 hours/week.
Summer Internships in Spain
Internship – Hotel & Hospitality
Company Description: A chain of European Hotels with locations throughout Spain, Portugal, and Hungary.
Role Description: Interns will work in the hotel’s reception. Responsibilities may include customer service, telephone and email guest correspondence, reservations, check-in and check-out, billing, web services, assistance in the café, and ensuring guest satisfaction.
Internship – Veterinary Sciences, Animal Sciences, Animal Studies
Company Description: Veterinary Clinics
Role Description: Working in a veterinary clinic. May include assistance of animal care, surgical procedures and evaluation.
Internship – Event planning and Decorating
Company Description: Special event and wedding decoration – small business
Role Description: Assisting wedding and event decoration company with planning for and decorating special events, especially weddings.
Internship – Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy
Company Description: Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Clinics
Role Description: Interns will work with licensed physical therapists and/or Occupational Therapists.
Internship – Social Media Marketing & Business Development
Company Description: A variety of companies and company types will accept our Social Media Marketing interns. Company types include: restaurants, retail stores, cafes, night clubs, bars, hotels, hostels, tour agencies and other small to medium sized local businesses.
Role Description: Students will participate in a for-credit course in which they will learn how to create and implement a Social Media Marketing Strategy. Under the guidance of a professor, participants will be matched with a local business for which they will execute their learnings for a real business.
Internship – Public Relations & Marketing
Company Description: Nightclub or other small business
Role Description: Responsibilities may include creating a marketing strategy, branding, promoting events, and event planning.
Internship – Chemistry, Geology, Earth Sciences & Environmental Engineering
Company Description: Environmental Consulting Company
Role Description: Internship role to be adapted to the intern. May include laboratory assistance, visiting sampling sites, assisting with sample analysis, and more.
Internship – Accounting, Marketing, Business Development
Company Description: Multinational consulting company
Role Description: Responsibilities may include international marketing strategy, business development, sustainable accounting, competitive analysis and other marketing related tasks.
Internship – Sports, Surfing, Business Administration, Education
Company Description: Surfing School
Role Description: Help manage and run a surfing school. Tasks may include: supervising children, event planning, business administration, public relations, social media marketing, accounting, assistant management, and more according to interns interests and the needs of the school.
Internship – Statistics & Earth Sciences
Company Description: Mining association
Role Description: Help with projects related to GIS work, reporting of raw materials and mining works in the Galicia region.
Internship – History, Art, Literature, Museum Studies
Company Description: Museums (Art, Literature, History, Archaeology, etc.)
Role Description: Greet & receive museum visitors, assist museum staff with daily tasks, assist with guiding museum visits and setting up expositions. Depending on student interests and background, special customized projects may be created.
Internship – Sciences & Museums
Company Description: A chain of scientific museums including the areas of marine biology, natural sciences, astronomy, anthropology, human studies, physical sciences, physics.
Role Description: Greet & receive museum visitors, assist museum staff with daily tasks, assist with guiding museum visits. Also, depending on student interests and background, special customized projects may be assigned.
Internship – Psychology
Company Description: Human behavior research group.
Role Description: Assist with the research carried out by research group staff and professors. Current projects students may contribute to include: social innovation, social studies, environmental sustainability, social communication, environmental education, and ecological footprints.
Internship – Education, ESL, English
Company Description: Private Language School
Role Description: Assist English professors, as student teachers, with teaching Spanish speakers English.
Internship – Intellectual Property Management
Company Description: International Technology Transfer & Patent Office
Role Description: Assist the research project applicants and managers, as well as university professors who are patent owners as a result of their research.
Internship – Bio Engineering
Company Description: Biological Engineering firm
Role Description: Assist the team with product design, drafting technical reports, designing graphical interfaces, performing preparatory studies, etc. The exact role will be modified according to student’s capabilities.
Internship – NGO: Education, Psychology, Legal, English, French, Nutrition, Teaching, Spanish, Social Work, Physical Education, Immigration Services, Non-Profit Administration
Company Description: A non-profit organization working to help immigrants, from a variety of nationalities who in risk of social exclusion, assimilate to life in Spain.
Role Description: Exact role will be modified according to the intern’s capabilities and interests. Tasks may include but are not limited to: teaching children, planning and supervising activities, assisting social workers, attorneys and/or psychologists provide pro bono services for the families. Teaching English and Spanish to either children or adults, or literacy to adults is also possible.
There are a wide variety of internships available. Please contact us if you are interested in a type of internship that is not listed here.