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Summer Social Work Internship

Seville, Spain

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Undergraduate students and recent graduates interested in a career in social work can boost their employability throuh GlobalEd’s Summer Internship Program: Social Work Study Abroad Track. This 6-week program is designed to provide you with 120 hours of social work experience, while immersing you in the local culture, increasing your Spanish language competency, and developing your teamwork and leadership skills through Myers Briggs training. As a program participant, you will spend a 6-week summer term in Seville, Spain taking a minimum of 20 hours of intensive Spanish language training, live in an apartment or with a Spanish family, apply a travel stipend to a variety of available excursion destinations and local activities. Obtaining up to 6 transferrable credits for this program (3 credits for Spanish and 3 credits for the internship) is possible through two academic institutions that we work with. The Escuela Universitaria Superior de Andalucia (EUSA) is a branch institution of the University of Seville and collaborates to GlobalEd to recognize the academic component of the internship during our summer programs awarded the equivalent of 3 credits on a graded transcript. The Centro de Lenguas e Intercambio Cultural (CLIC) is an language center accredited by the Instituto Cervantes and provides intensive Spanish language training in weekly increments. Transcripting fees apply.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Receive hands-on experience complementing your university degree
  • Perform up to 120 hours of community service
  • 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)

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

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Session 01

$5,500

Dates 3 May - 15 June 2018
Application Deadline 23 March
Housing Apartment/Family
Host Institution Global Education and Career Development Abroad (GlobalEd)

Session 02

$5,500

Dates 20 May - 1 July 2019
Application Deadline 5 April
Housing Apartment/Family
Host Institution Global Education and Career Development Abroad (GlobalEd)

Session 03

$5,500

Dates 31 May - 13 July 2018
Application Deadline 20 April
Housing Apartment/Family
Host Institution Global Education and Career Development Abroad (GlobalEd)

Session 04

$5,500

Dates 17 June - 29 July 2018
Application Deadline 4 May
Housing Apartment/Family
Host Institution Global Education and Career Development Abroad (GlobalEd)

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