Seville skyline at sunset
Seville, Spain

Summer Global Internship

Study Program Full-Time Internship

Dates

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8 weeks

Costs

Credit

6 semester hours

9 quarter hours

Eligibility

Application Deadline

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Tentative Dates

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8 weeks

Credit

6 semester hours

9 quarter hours

Eligibility

Application Deadline

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Overview

Spend your summer interning abroad in nearly-always-sunny Seville! This warm, welcoming city is the perfect place to absorb Spain's unique culture while gaining real-world, relevant international work experience.

CIEE Seville offers a wide range of internship opportunities across diverse industries. When you apply to become a CIEE intern, our staff will work directly with you to match you with an internship opportunity that suits your unique needs and professional goals. While internships are competitive, CIEE will help you navigate the internship interview process to set you up for success. Our staff will offer you constructive resume revisions and provide you with the tools to succeed in your interview to ensure you are placed with the right opportunity. Learn more about our personalized placement process.

Unique Experiences

Get To Know Seville’s Young Entrepreneurs

Through an internship in one of Europe’s most dynamic startup ecosystems

Fall in Love With Seville’s Historical and Modern City Vibes

Visit the medieval Giralda and Alcazar Palace, while enjoying the magical lifestyle of a cosmopolitan European city.

Explore Seville’s city life

Along the Guadalquivir River, discover the magical neighborhoods of Santa Cruz, Triana, etc., and enjoy the incredible lifestyle of a modern and cosmopolitan 21st-century city.

2500 +

Bars and Restaurants

1971

The Year Ciee Seville Was Founded

7.5 M

Passengers per Year at the Seville Airport

Experience
  • seville student smiling while on excursion to Granada
  • seville group of girls taking a selfie
  • seville girls sipping on drinks at cafe table

Your Destination

Seeking a life-changing experience in Spain? Then, Seville is your destination. As a Global Internship student, you will have the chance to live in a vibrant cosmopolitan city with many opportunities to experience the business entrepreneurial personality of Sevillanos first-hand. Don’t miss the occasion to explore the city’s colorful streets, become captivated by the immemorial culture surrounding you, and fall in love with the heart of Andalucia. Discover a city brimming with life and history and learn how it has evolved through the centuries and inspired the rest of the world.  

Seville is a welcoming city that will captivate you immediately. Enjoy its tranquility and wander the streets during the day, taking in the Guadalquivir River, followed by tapas and flamenco, the highest form of art and expression in Southern Spain. The cuisine of Seville is an art form in itself and boasts very special regional artisan dishes. And don’t forget about the city’s vibrant nightlife and incredible weather all year round.  

CIEE Seville is in the historic downtown neighborhood of “Santa Cruz”, very close to the University of Seville’s main campus. Study and make local friends in an 18th-century palace while enjoying a large variety of weekly cultural activities and events. No better way to improve your intercultural skills and abilities.

Learn more about Seville and see past internship examples »

CIEE wants all our students to feel welcomed, supported, and empowered to succeed while studying abroad. Local CIEE staff have provided details about conditions and cultural attitudes that students with specific identities might encounter in Seville.

The Culture

seville students posing for a photo overlooking a castle

Excursions & Activities

  • Participate in co-curricular activities that will enhance your internship experience 
  • Become a Sevillano and see Seville’s social fabric for yourself while engaging with the local community. Seville’s lifestyle will make you fall in love with Spain’s traditions and customs.  
  • Soak up Spanish culture through magic neighborhood visits to some of the most emblematic locations such as Triana, Santa Cruz, etc. Get ready for the unexpected, you’ll love it!  
seville parasol from above

Professional Development

  • Refine your resume and interviewing skills for the local business culture. 
  • Explore the professional working world of Seville through organizational site visits, industry networking events, and guest lectures. 
  • Participate in workshops that will help you make the most of your internship. 

Program Blogs

From CIEE

Seville to Portugal: a guide and my story

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Maria Brunetta DOs: Purchase a Viva Viagem Card in Lisbon Take a half-day trip to Sintra Visit Porto for 2 days minimum See a “Fado” show, the traditional music... keep reading

From CIEE

Seville in the Spring: A once in a lifetime experience

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Maria Brunetta Nothing could prepare me for the unique atmosphere that Seville has during the springtime. When we arrived on January 17th, the sun was shining and the air... keep reading

From CIEE

Navigating Spain with CIEE Seville

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By Raycell Diaz Hernandez Studying abroad in Seville not only enriched my academic experience but also opened the door to a whirlwind of adventures across Spain. Thanks to the thoughtful... keep reading

What People are Saying

  • "Incredible experience with accommodating staff. Go see another part of the world and work with awesome professionals"

    Leah H., Occidental College

  • "It was an easy experience in terms of studying abroad without hassle"

    Calvin L., Indiana University-Bloomington

  • "It's a very well-organized program that provides you with many opportunities to interact with the cultures through activities."

    Anai H., Indiana University-Bloomington

Housing
Academics

Academics

As a global intern in Seville, you will work in a non-paying position within a wide range of opportunities across a diverse set of innovative industries.  Extra-curricular cultural activities in and around Seville 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 online academic course. Students have interned for organizations like Mail Boxes, Emerita Resources, Clic International House, Valcambre, Incemet, Sevilla Futbol Club, Ketal Sports, etc, as well as smaller firms and companies. 

GPA

2.5

Additional Requirements

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. 

Please refer to the detailed Program Essential Eligibility Criteria.

Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.

Requirements

Students participate in an academic course taught in a hybrid learning environment alongside the eight-week, full-time internship. Participation in the integrated academic course and internship are mandatory for all participants.

Program Credit

Total credit: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits 

Course Credit

Internship: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits; 15 integrated academic course hours, 225-300 internship placement hours 

Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.

Academic Culture

Students are expected to dress and behave professionally throughout their internship project and are subject to the agreed-upon internship protocols arranged by CIEE and the host organizations. The academic course is designed to prepare students for leadership in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse workforce. 

Class Format

Students participate in an eight-week CIEE full-time internship and academic course taught in an online learning environment. Class and/or work hours may be scheduled Monday-Friday, and attendance is strictly enforced for all. To avoid falling behind, students should not plan personal travel away from the city when classes are in session. 

Grading

Students will be assessed via assignments and activities related to the academic course, including but not limited to online discussion forums, reflective papers, individual or group presentations, analysis of readings, an internship work plan, and feedback from internship supervisor. Internship supervisors and students each provide written evaluations of progress towards goals. 

Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.

Language of Instruction

English

Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.

Internship Opportunities

Gain real-world work experience, grow your professional network, and bolster your resume while interning at innovative startups, global organizations, multinationals, NGOs, and more in Seville. Search for a more detailed list of internship opportunities.

Technology 
Software, hardware, finance tech, mobile apps, and robotics.

Research and Medical 
Biotech, environmental sciences, and medical engineering.

Communications, Marketing, and Advertising 
Advertising design, media and multimedia, and corporate communications.

Consulting 
Human resources, market research, and finance.  

E-commerce and Online Retailers 
Website and mobile apps design and development.

Hospitality and Travel 
Hotels, tours and tourist destinations.

Education, Sports Coaching, and Tutoring 
Schools, community services, and children’s services. 

Note: Please keep in mind that securing a spot in any of these opportunities is not automatically guaranteed and depends on availability and the internship host organization's decision. This internship listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The internships, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development.

Courses

Course Information

Summer Session I 2024

Course
Language
Semester Credit

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.
"(GI)" denotes courses that originated at CIEE's Global Institutes and that are offered at multiple CIEE sites.

Scholarships

Scholarships & Grants

CIEE offers 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
  • CIEE Stem Scholarship

To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application.

Learn more about scholarships

Dates & Fees

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.

Program

Application Due

Start Date

End Date

Fees & Housing

Program Summer 2024 8 weeks Application Due Deadline Passed Start Date End Date Fees & Housing $7,450
Program Summer 2025 8 weeks Start Date * End Date *

*Dates for this program are provided as tentative dates. Please consult with your study abroad advisor to confirm dates before purchasing your flights.

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, your college or university may charge additional fees for study abroad, or may require you to receive a transcript via CIEE's School of Record, which carries an additional fee of $500.

Program Fees

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 protection with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300*

Educational Costs = $4,453**

Housing = $2,500

Insurance = $197

Total Fees = $7,450

Estimated Costs

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 = $0

International Airfare = $750

Local Transportation = $64††

Books & Supplies = $15

Personal expenses = $180

Total Costs = $1,009

Optional Housing

CIEE accommodation options are detailed in the Housing section. Based on availability, Select or Select Plus Housing can be chosen during the application process for an additional fee. Housing is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis; however, other factors may also be considered.

Select Housing Fee = $400^

Financial Aid

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.

See Scholarships

*non-refundable

**direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

For students in homestays, families provide all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner). For students in residence halls/apartments, you should budget approx. $260 per month for groceries if you plan on making your own meals, and more if you plan on eating out regularly.

††Transportation card for 8 weeks. $32 per 4 weeks.

^first-come, first serve, based on availability

Program Fees

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 protection with benefits.

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Financial Aid

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.

See Scholarships

What's Included

Tuition

Housing

Pre-departure Advising

Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions

Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet

Orientation

Introduction to your program plus practical information about living in your host city

On-site Staff

Full-time program leadership and support in your city

Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities

Excursions and/or Study Tours

Travel Protection

CIEE iNext travel protection

24/7 emergency on-site support

Staff

Our Staff

Salvador Parra

Center Director

Salvador has been working at CIEE since 2000 and is passionate about international exchange. He holds a degree in History and Geography from the University of Seville, and a Master of Business Administration.

José Luis Martinez

Academic Director

José Luis Martinez (Juli) has a B.A. in Hispanic Philology and an M.A. in Spanish Literature (Theater) from the Universidad de Seville. He has been working with CIEE since 2002.

María Montes de Oca

Director of Student Life

María has been working at CIEE since 2007. She studied Journalism and Translation Studies (French and Italian) at University of Granada, and obtained a Masters degree in European Studies. Having...

Rocío Salguero

Internship Assistant

Rocío holds a double degree in International Relations and Political Sciences from Pablo de Olavide University. After being an Intern in CIEE Sevilla and participating in our Summer Work and...

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