Summer Global Internship Language Immersion
and valuable international experience by working and learning at a Spanish or European company.
Live in a dorm or with a Spanish family
at their Seville home - the ultimate way to absorb as much language and culture as you can.
you will need after college, including public speaking, business writing, and Spanish language.
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Seeking a life-changing experience in Spain? Then Seville is your destination. As a Global Internship Language Immersion student, not only will you have the chance to live in a vibrant cosmopolitan city with many opportunities but also to experience the business entrepreneurial personality of Sevillanos first-hand. Your Spanish language skills and abilities will improve as you forge long-lasting friendships. Don’t miss the occasion to explore the rich, intimate streets of the city, 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 that you cannot miss. 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. There is 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.
Excursions & Activities
- Make lifelong friends with local Spanish students through weekly fun and engaging activities all around the city
- 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 neighborhood visits to some of the most emblematic locations such as Triana, Santa Cruz, etc. Get ready for the unexpected, you’ll love it!
- Volunteering: Give back and create a deeper connection to Seville’s local community. Students have opportunities to volunteer at local NGOs, local associations and organizations, youth centers, and more.
- Internship: There are plenty of options to earn credit and beef up your resume with international experience in the Spanish working market. You’ll spend 100-120 hours interning, gaining hands-on professional experience, and practicing your Spanish language skills. Help improve logistics and customer relations, build finance reports in Excel, analyze competitors, develop marketing plans, audit local Andalusian companies, and more.
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Housing & Meals
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 and local and international students. Students live in double 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.
Homestays: Three meals per day are included.
Residence Halls: Meals are not included. Students have access to the studio apartment kitchens.
This program is designed to help students expand their business vocabulary, immerse themselves linguistically and professionally in a new culture, and gain practical experience on the job. Upon completing a two-week Spanish language concentrated session to build vocabulary and conversational skills, program participants begin an internship of 100-120 hours of on-site work combined with a one-day per week oral proficiency language class. While the internship is considered part-time by academic standards, students will feel like full-time interns with hands-on internship work during the second half of the program. The internship is complemented by a research project and weekly seminars on topics such as public speaking and leadership.
Intern in a Spanish company: help improve logistics and customer relations, build finance reports in Excel, analyze competitors, develop marketing plans, audit local Andalusian companies, and more.
The internship selection process considers the student’s language ability, job skills, background, and professional attitude. Students’ internship placements will be confirmed in advance of traveling. Because Spanish firms make final selections, internships in a particular company are not guaranteed. 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.
CIEE Seville site: our home is a beautifully renovated palace, originally built in 1725, close to the Royal Alcazar palace, and a 10-minute walk from the Universidad de Seville. The CIEE Seville center includes classrooms, a computer room, student services, and the Language Resource Center.
Prior to departure for Seville, all program participants take a CIEE Seville online placement exam (OLPT). Results provide onsite language instructors with additional information about students’ linguistic skills and backgrounds.
Students agree to speak only Spanish to encourage language and cultural acquisition.
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 & 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.
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.
Fees & Housing
|Program Summer 2024 8 weeks||Start Date||End Date||Fees & Housing $7,450|
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.
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 = $197Total Fees = $7,450
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 = $180Total Costs = $1,009
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.
†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.
Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
Introduction to your program plus practical information about living in your host city
Full-time program leadership and support in your city
Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
Excursions and/or Study Tours
CIEE iNext travel protection
24/7 emergency on-site support
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 (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.
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...