Seville, Spain

Summer Global Internship

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Information for term Summer Global Internship

Application deadline, and cost information.

Application Deadline

February 15, 2023
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: February 15, 2023
  • Dates: May 15 – Jul 8, 2023 (8 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 semester hours / 9 quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Overview

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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.

  • BARS AND RESTAURANTS

    2500 +
  • THE YEAR CIEE SEVILLE WAS FOUNDED

    1971
  • PASSENGERS PER YEAR AT THE SEVILLE AIRPORT

    7.5 M

Location & Culture

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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.

FEATURED EXCURSION

Join us on an overnight excursion to the beautiful and astonishing city of Granada. Famous for its grand Islamic architecture, Alhambra palaces, free tapas culture, and iconic monuments, Granada is a once-in-your-life must-see.

Excursions & Activities

  • Make life-long friendships with local Spanish students through weekly fun and engaging activities all around the city    
  • 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!  

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. 

Daily Life

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  • HOUSING

    All housing is within a 25- to 30-minute commute to CIEE. 


    Homestays: Live with a Spanish-speaking family, with or without another CIEE student, and immerse yourself in the city’s language and culture. Each student has an individual room. 


    Residence Halls: Students usually live with a mix of CIEE students and local and international students. Students live in studio apartments. Each studio apartment has two individual rooms and a shared bathroom and kitchen. Residence Halls have study rooms, meeting common spaces, tv rooms, a cinema room, laundry, a gym, a swimming pool, and many more services.   


    Housing is tight in Seville. If we can’t accommodate your first housing choice, we’ll let you know before you arrive. 

  • MEALS

    Homestays: Three meals per day are included. 


    Residence Halls: Meals are not included. Students have access to the studio apartment kitchens. 

Seville, Spain

Where You'll Study

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    CIEE SEVILLE

    In the city center, about a 30-minute commute from residence halls.

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

Academics

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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

Language Prerequisites

There are no specific language requirements for this program.

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. 

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.

Program Requirements

Students participate in an academic course taught in an online learning environment alongside the eight-week, full-time internship. Participation in the integrated academic course and internship is 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.

Courses

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Course Information

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

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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
  • CIEE Stem Scholarship

To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.

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Dates & Fees

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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.

Program

Application Due

Start Date

End Date

Fees & Housing

Summer 2023 8 weeks Feb 15, 2023 May 15, 2023 Jul 8, 2023
$6,950
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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 insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $4,853 **

Housing = $1,600 ***

Insurance = $197

Total Fees = $6,950

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 = $850

International Airfare = $750

Local Transportation = $64 ††

Books & Supplies = $15

Personal expenses = $512 †††

Other = $0

Total Estimated Costs = $2,191

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.

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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 by their US home institution to study abroad via CIEE's School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes three meals daily for students choosing to live in a Spanish homestay. Meals and laundry are at the students’ expense for those participants choosing to live in a residence hall

Homestays include 3 meals daily. Students in the Residence Hall should budget 850 for 8 weeks. It really depends if the student plans to cook or go to restaurants.

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

††† average $64/week

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.

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What's Included

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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
Travel Protection
CIEE iNext and a local liability insurance
24/7 emergency on-site support

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