Internships and Volunteering

INTERNSHIPS AND VOLUNTEERING

Internships in companies and volunteering

One of the best ways to start your professional career is by doing an international internship. Our internships in companies and volunteering in non-profit organizations are programs that are highly appreciated by our students as it allows them to gain experience in a specific field, practice Spanish, make new contacts and friends, and get to know a part of Spain. At Spanish Institute we offer internships in many professional fields, you can choose from a large selection.

  • INTERNSHIPS IN COMPANIES
  • VOLUNTEERING
  • HIGHLIGHTS
  • ORIENTATION
  • INTENSIVE SPANISH COURSE
  • WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • ACCOMMODATION
  • INSURANCE
  • CULTURAL ACTIVITIES
  • CERTIFICATES AND CREDIT OBTAINING
  • DATES AND DURATION
  • PRICES
  • APPLICATION PROCESS

INTERNSHIPS IN COMPANIES, SPECIALTIES:

  • Business
    • International trade. We offer internships in international companies, tourism agencies and ICT corporations. Tasks include everything from digital marketing, press coverage / monitoring, PR distribution, SEO strategies, web content, and social media trends. In some companies, English is essential.
    • Accounting and finance.
    • Marketing and information technology.
      • Graphic design
      • Website localization
      • Social media technology
    • Public relations
  • Health
    • You can do internships in rehabilitation, cognitive therapy, audiology centers, sports health and physiotherapy.
  • Journalism
    • Internship collaborating in a digital magazine where you can investigate and collect news for articles in the office or at events in Sevilla and its surroundings. Tasks include translating articles, working on external communications, proofreading and editing, and you have an opportunity  to publish articles.
    • Local newspapers
  • Education
    • You can do internships in private regulated education centers (Early Childhood Education, Primary, Secondary), nurseries, and language schools.
    • Work with students with special educational needs (Autism, ADHD, ...).
    • Work in sports schools.
  • Translation
    • Choose to carry out your internship in companies that offer translation services in different corporations and specific translation agencies.
  • Art and culture
    • Internships in foundations, galleries and museums. You will be able to research, offer guided tours and work in international communications and social networks.
  • Planning of social events and / or academic events.
  • Travel
    • Agencies
    • Glamping
  • Ecological Agriculture
  • New: Online Business Internships in areas such as Journalism, Information Technology and Education.

VOLUNTEERING

As a volunteer you can play a fundamental role in the community by helping in different environments. Your volunteer experience will mean personal growth in your life. Protecting the environment and helping people are the values ​​that drive the volunteer programs we offer:

  • Social: Homeless people, educational support, child protection, LGTB, environment, sports and community development.
    • Non-Governmental Organizations:
      • Center for Seniors
      • Down Syndrome Association
      • Child Care Assistance to families at risk of social exclusion
      • Women's Center
  • Health: soup kitchens, assistance ...
  • International: Immigrants, refugees, soup kitchens, legal assistance...

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Quality companies: We carefully select institutions offering internships or volunteering positions.
  • True Spanish Experience: Spanish Institute will accompany you in your immersion into the Spanish culture making your visit an unforgettable experience.
  • Live Andalucía: art, history, tradition, gastronomy and much more.
  • Personalized Programs: we adapt to your needs because you are unique.
  • Spanish Institute is 100% dedicated to our students. We strive to make your stay abroad a wonderful, unique and enriching experience that you will remember for the rest of your life. Our programs ensure personalized attention at every step of the process.

ORIENTATION

Spanish Institute's orientation gives students vital information about adapting to life in Spain, the program, schedule, safety, activities, transportation and your volunteer or internship program.

INTENSIVE SPANISH COURSE

Spanish Institute's program includes an intensive two-week Spanish Course for all two or more month placements. There are four hours of class a day and activities in the afternoons. During this time students get to know the city, the transportation system, the cuisine and they improve their Spanish skills.

Our Spanish courses are designed so that students reach an effective and operating level of Spanish in a short time, they concentrate on being able to think and communicate fluently in Spanish. These courses are the perfect opportunity to start learning or to improve your level of Spanish. The program goes beyond class hours, creating an environment with interesting activities and you are also in contact with native speakers. The methodology is participatory, intensive and mainly oral. The classes are fun and at the same time require the interest and motivation of the students.

At Spanish Institute for Global Education we follow a communicative approach to teaching. The fundamental objective of this methodology is for students to learn to communicate in Spanish in a wide variety of contexts and situations. In addition to the language, the students have the opportunity to learn about our culture and the most current issues of our society.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Internship or volunteer work in a quality organization according to your preferences. We contact the organizations and prepare a MOU or collaboration contract.
  • Orientation Program. You will receive important information about your internship or volunteer work, the city, how to move around, the calendar and local holidays, health issues and safety.
  • Two-week intensive Spanish course with activities in the afternoons for two or more month programs.
  • Spanish placement test before coming to Sevilla.
  • Accommodation in a shared apartment in Sevilla. Host family option available upon request.
  • Documents needed to obtain entrance in Spain.
  • Health insurance for non-european nationals with access to the best private hospitals in the city.
  • Spanish Institute emergency telephone number, 24/7 assistance.
  • Airport or train station transfer at the begining and end of the program.
  • Welcome Pack.
  • Transport card (bus and metro).
  • Two cultural activities in Sevilla.
  • Support from Spanish Institute throughout the duration of the program.
  • Participation certificate.

ACCOMMODATION IN A SHARED APARTMENT

This program includes accommodation in a shared apartment.

In this type of accommodation you will share the apartment with other international or Spanish students.

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ACCOMMODATION WITH A HOST FAMILY IN SEVILLA

Home stay option available upon request at an additional fee.

Living with a family allows our students to fully discover the Spanish culture, life and people.

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INSURANCE

CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

The Spanish Institute Internship and Volunteering Program includes two Discover Sevilla activities and the option of participating in the Discover Andalucía activities.

CERTIFICATES AND CREDIT OBTAINING OPTIONS

CERTIFICATES

  1. Spanish Institute for Global Education gives a certificate to the participants at the end of their program, detailing the specialty, the duration and the task performed.
  2. Letters of recommendation available upon request.

CREDIT OBTAINING OPTIONS

Most placements are available with an option to obtain credit. Students should ensure that their home institution awards credit for their chosen program. Spanish Institute offers the necessary documentation for these procedures.

DATES AND DURATION

Starting every Monday

Duration from two months to a year

Exceptionally, a one-month program can be done but only in the field of Education

PRICES

SHARED APARTMENTS:

  • Two months €3,652
  • Three months €4,367
  • Four months €5,082
  • Five months € 5,797
  • Six months € 6,512

Exceptionally, a one-month program can be done but only in the field of Education: €2,937

HOST FAMILY:

  • One month € 3,245
  • Two months € 4,290
  • Three months € 5,335
  • Four months € 6,380
  • Five months € 7,425
  • Six months € 8,470

APPLICATION PROCESS

Individuals:

Individual Application Process