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Summer Journalism and Communication Internship Program in Seville, Spain

Seville, Spain

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

If you're interested in pursuing a degree in journalism and communication, this program will give you the opportunity to apply your degree in a real-world environment, while learning a second language, immersing yourself in the Spanish culture and developing lifelong skills that will resonate in a resume and dominate your interviews for years to come. GlobalEd’s Summer Journalism and Communications Internship Program in Seville, Spain was designed to respond to the growing demand for experiential programs related to the field of journalism and communications. GlobalEd has a network of companies and professionals that can provide privileged access to newspaper and magazine publishers, online news portals, companies seeking help to build online visibility, video and photography productions, and more... No knowledge of Spanish is required to participate in this program. As a program participant, you will boost your Spanish language competency through our intensive language sessions, learn about teamwork and leadership by receiving Myers Briggs Training AND you will perform an internship in line with your academic discipline and career interests.Students that have participated in GlobalEd’s tourism internships abroad track have worked with a wide range of companies including: hotels, restaurants, travel agencies, specialized excursion providers, car rental agencies, museums, tour groups, study abroad providers, and retail stores. The experience you gain from onsite work is combined with using the Spanish language on a daily basis, developing an understanding for culture value and learning how to work in teams through Myers Briggs training.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Receive hands-on experience complementing your university degree
  • Perform up to 120 hours working in the media, journalism and/or communications sector
  • Develop Spanish language competency
  • Spend 6 weeks in Seville, Spain working, learning and traveling
  • Live in a self-catered apartment or with a family (upgrade) and have a full meal plan
  • Earn up to 6 transferrable credits toward your university degree


 

HOST INSTITUTION

Global Education and Career Development Abroad (GlobalEd) has been functioning since 2009 as an educational institution with a special focus on the development of skill sets within the academic discipline of our program participants. GlobalEd designs Career Path Programs by combining the study abroad experience with language learning, leadership training and internships. We offer credit and non-credit options to cater to both undergraduate students and recent graduates.

 

CAREER PREPARATION

The resume enhancing benefits of performing an internship abroad can only be seen if you understand how to articulate your experiences and the skills that you have developed to address the needs of your future employer. Upon arrival, you will receive a cultural orientation to provide you with a framework for understanding your own cultural values and those of the local Spanish culture. Our Myers-Briggs training sessions will empower you to utilize your knowledge of personality to facilitate interaction in the workplace and ultimately obtain the results you’re looking for. Finally, one of our program objectives is for you to identify the skill sets you have developed during your internship and articulate them in a resume.

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 most students will live within walking distance of their Spanish language class and GlobalEd's office. Proximity to the internship will vary. Self-catered apartments are included in the base price of the program. For an additional fee, you may choose to live with a Spanish family which includes: a full meal plan (3 meals per day), weekly laundry and cleaning service.

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 flexibility 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
  • Movie Night
  • Sports
  • Cooking Classes
  • Language Exchange Partner

Trips and Excursions

A travel stipend will be awarded to program participants which can be used to select from various programmed day trip and overnight excursions. Examples of such excursions are:
  • Gibraltar
  • Lagos, Portugal
  • Morocco
  • Italica
  • Córdoba
  • Granada

 

Study Abroad Program Gallery

 

We love to welcome our students to a traditional dinner on the first night of arrival
students learning to make gazpacho
company visits are a big component of our faculty-led programs
Another site visit to Genera Games
Meeting with guest speakers
This program had 7 planned site visits
Classroom facilities are provided for faculty to teach their courses
Having coffee with friends is a great way to bond
EUSA Recording Room
EUSA Multimedia Stations
EUSA Lobby
EUSA University Campus
EUSA Students

 

Study Abroad Program Pricing

 

Session 1

$5,500

Dates3 May - 15 June 2018
Application Deadline3 April 2018

Session 2

$5,500

Dates17 May - 29 June 2018
Application Deadline17 April 2018

Session 3

$5,500

Dates31 May - 13 July 2018
Application Deadline30 April 2018

Session 4

$5,500

Dates14 June - 27 July 2018
Application Deadline14 May 2018

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