Information for term Summer Global Internship
Application deadline, and cost information.
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info
- Dates: May 18 – Jul 13, 2020 (8 weeks)
- Credit: 6 semester hours / 9 quarter hours
- Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA
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CIEE Global Internship programs are built for you based on your academic focus and career goals. Every CIEE location offers a wide range of internship opportunities across a diverse set of industries. Once you apply, we work directly with you to find an internship that suits your unique needs and professional goals. Learn more about our personalized placement process!
Experience Catalan culture firsthand in Barcelona, a cosmopolitan port city brimming with world-famous museums, architecture, restaurants, and more.
GET TO KNOW BARCELONA’S YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS
Through an internship in one of Europe’s most dynamic startup ecosystems
ADMIRE BARCELONA’S WORLD-FAMOUS ARCHITECTURE
Through Gaudís unique creations
EXPLORE BARCELONA’S CITY LIFE
Walking through neighborhoods like Old Town, Gràcia, and Eixample - all known for their cafés, restaurants, and shops
Beaches in Barcelona7
Natural Parks in Catalonia14
UNESCO World Heritage sites in Barcelona9
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Barcelona’s location in the Mediterranean, its transport infrastructures, as well as its trading, entrepreneurial, and open economy, have made the city an unbeatable meeting point for international businesses. Add in Barcelona’s culture, rich in the arts, architecture, and history, and you have a compelling backdrop for a challenging internship experience.
EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES
- Get to know your peers by participating in local activities like volleyball on the beach or enjoying chocolate con churros at a local bar.
- Visit historical sites from ancient to modern to expand your understanding of Barcelona and Catalonia culture.
- Explore the arts scene with trips to local galleries, museums, concerts, and theater performances.
- Refine your resume and interviewing skills for the local business culture.
- Explore the professional working world of Barcelona through organizational site visits, industry networking events, and guest lectures.
- Participate in workshops that will help you make the most of your internship.
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Homestay: Students can choose to live in Spanish homestays, either alone or with another CIEE student (in individual rooms). Laundry service will be provided once a week.
Shared Apartments: Students can live in a shared apartment (typically in double rooms). Students share laundry facilities and kitchens.
Homestay: Breakfast and dinner will be provided at home.
Shared Apartments: Meals are not included.
Where You'll Study
Near Barcelona’s main square, Plaza Catalunya.
A maximum of 30 minutes by public transportation, from homestays and shared apartments, to CIEE Barcelona.
Well connected with students’ housing and the city center by public transportation.
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What you need to knowThe program details
As a global intern in Barcelona, you’ll work in a non-paying position within a wide range of opportunities across a diverse set of innovative industries. Co-curricular excursions and cultural activities in and around Barcelona complement your coursework and immerse you in the history and culture of the city.
This eight-week program includes a full-time internship and an integrated academic seminar.
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Students need to have a GPA of at least 2.5. Rising sophomore standing and above required at time of participation. Additional visa restrictions may apply and CIEE will advise students as part of the early application process.
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Total credit: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits
Internship: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits; 30 integrated academic seminar hours, 200-240 internship placement hours
Language of Instruction
Students participate in an academic seminar taught in an online learning environment alongside the eight-week, full-time internship and weekly co-curricular workshops, site visits, and lectures. Participation in the integrated academic seminar and co-curriculars is mandatory for all participants.
Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.
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Scholarships & Grants
CIEE offers more than $8 million in scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.
Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:
- Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence
- Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
- CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant
- MSI Grant
To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.See more scholarship info
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Dates & Fees
You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.
YOUR FEE INCLUDES:
- Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
- Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
- Orientation – an introduction to Barcelona culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
- Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
- Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
- Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
- 24/7 emergency on-site support
Fees & Housing
|Summer 2020 8 weeks||Deadline Passed||May 18, 2020||Jul 13, 2020||
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CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.
Participation Confirmation = $300 *
Educational Costs = $3,733
Housing = $2,150 **
Insurance = $167Total Fees = $6,350
Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.
Meals not included in program fee = $1,500
International Airfare = $1,200 †
Local Transportation = $250
Books & Supplies = $30
Personal expenses = $1,400
Other = $300Total Estimated Costs = $4,680
CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.
This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.
Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.
** includes two meals per day for homestay students; no meals are included for students staying in the shared apartment option
† Round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure
To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, ask your college or university study abroad advisor if your school charges additional fees for study abroad.
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CONTACT USSCHEDULE A CALL
All applicants are highly encouraged to speak with their CIEE Global Internship Advisor prior to the application deadline. Connect early and often. You will learn about the program, the internship placement process, and receive coaching tips on the application process and your resume.