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Semester Work and Study: Business Track

Seville, Spain

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

GlobalEd’s Work and Study: Entrepreneurship Track offers you the opportunity to immerse yourself for a Fall or Spring term in our study business abroad program in Seville, Spain, take transferable courses towards your major at the University of Seville in English or Spanish, live with locals or international students, participate in excursions AND build marketable skills in an entrepreneurial setting. The focus of this program is to help you build your employability through our cultural sensitivity orientation, Myers Briggs training, Spanish language development and a 10-week internship where you will investigate, prepare and present a marketing or business plan.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Live and study in Seville Spain during a fall or spring semester
  • Perform an internship with a local business (120 hours) complementing your university degree
  • Turn your knowledge of Spanish into a tool you can use with your next employer and throughout your career
  • Enroll full-time at the University of Seville taking transferable classes to satisfy requirements at your home university
  • Experience the culture through our local activities and excursions
  • Empower your resume through our cultural training and Myers Briggs sessions
  • Receive post program support in your job search

HOST INSTITUTION

University of Seville

The University of Seville, founded in 1551, is one of the oldest universities in Spain. It is a state institution under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education and one of the largest universities in Spain with over 70,000 students. Whether your interests are games, sports, music, theater or film, the University of Seville coordinates several activities from dance and theatrical clubs, creative writing groups and competitive sports events such as men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball and basketball. Offering courses in both Spanish and English, as international students you will have a wide range of courses to choose from.

CAREER PREPARATION

As a Work and Study business abroad student in Seville, Spain you will be immersed in the local culture from various perspectives: social linguistically, academically and professionally. GlobalEd’s cultural training sessions will prepare you for your personal, academic and professional immersion into the Spanish culture by providing you with a framework for understanding how it to interact with people of different cultural values. You will receive Myers-Briggs training, an invaluable tool in the workplace, to facilitate your interaction with your coworkers and obtain the results you seek by understanding the personalities of the people you work with. Periodic meetings throughout your internship and study abroad experience will help you get the most out of your time abroad as you learn not only how to articulate your experiences in a resume but how to identify those skills which are highly sought out by employers.

Housing

As a student you will have different housing options to choose from to match your lifestyle. From self-catered apartments to living with a Spanish family and receiving three meals per day all students will live within a 10-20 minute walk from campus.

Student life

You will also have access to cultural activities such as walking tours of the city, visiting monuments, and joining excursions that will allow you to meet locals and other international students from around the world. As a student you will draw from a stipend which will provide you with the flexibilty to take trips to destinations like Morocco, Granada, Córdoba or Lagos, Portugal.

Cultural Activities

The calendar of activities will be posted at the beginning of each term. Activities will vary depending on the time of year.
  • Horse & Carriage
  • Walking Tour
  • Tapas Night Out
  • April Fair
  • Semana Santa
  • Arab Tea
  • Flamenco Show
  • Language Exchange Partner

Trips and Excursions

This program typically includes excursions to the cities of Cordoba (day trip), Granada (overnight) and the Roman ruins of Italica (day trip). However, excursion destinations and travel dates may vary from term to term. Aside from programmed excursions, students often join other international students on independent trips offered by local travel companies. Examples of such excursions are:
  • Gibraltar
  • Lagos, Portugal
  • Morocco
  • London
  • Rome
  • Amsterdam

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2018 Fall

$12,900

Dates late Sept - mid Dec 2018
Application Deadline 15 July
Housing Apartment/Family
Host Institution University of Seville

2018 Spring

$13,900

Dates 31 Jan - 11 May 2018
Application Deadline 15 November
Housing Apartment/Family
Host Institution University of Seville

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