Academic Internships in Seville

Live and work in Seville, Spain

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As the commercial hub of its region, Seville is rich in history while incorporating modern influence. Seville boasts the only inland port in Spain which makes this city a bustling seaside destination for student interns who are interested in globalization, international trade and business, and more.

The capital of Spain’s Andalusia region, Seville has mastered the delicate balance of preserving its magnificent past and offering the conveniences of a modern commercial hub. Seville depends on service and industry sectors such as engineering, health services, technology and tourism. Many companies have international relations with providers, investors, consumers and customers making Seville one of southern Europe’s ten most attractive cities for foreign investment and business.

Learn more about Seville and see past internship examples »

Students interning in Seville are placed with companies ranging from innovative start-ups to global organizations and multinationals in a variety of industry sectors.

  • Communication, Marketing & Advertising – advertising design, media and multimedia, corporate communications, project management.
  • Consulting– human resources, market research, finance.
  • E-commerce – website and mobile application design, development, strategy and sales.
  • Hospitality & Travel – hotels, tours, tourist destinations
  • Infrastructure – urban city planning, transportation, architecture, smart cities.
  • Research & Medical – biotech, environmental sciences, medical engineering.
  • Technology – software, hardware, finance teach, mobile apps, robotics.

Sample internship placements include: Onyx, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Euromedia, Pod Group, etc.

Exact internship is determined through our Personalized Placement Process for each student.

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A Typical Seville Internship Program

While AIC customizes internship programs to the needs of each academic partner, a typical program in Seville includes:

Personalized Placement including pre-placement interview, student assessment, resume review; personalized matching with appropriate internship opportunity from the AIC database and ongoing employer outreach; coaching and troubleshooting during the interview process.

Academic Components designed by our university partners or through online coursework.

Homestays. Most students choose to live with a Spanish-speaking family. Each student will have their own bedroom, and weekly cleaning, laundry and internet are provided. Students usually walk or ride rented bikes but may also be able to take public transportation when available; average commute to classes is 20-30 minutes.

Residence halls. Students have individual bedrooms with bathroom, kitchen, internet, and weekly cleaning and linen service. Halls have common spaces, and students can opt to pay for meal plans, laundry, gym and pool services and more. Students should expect a 20-40 minute commute, riding a rented bike or city bus.

Student Orientation including a pre-departure orientation on campus and an on-site city orientation, featuring a tour of Seville’s city streets, public transportation, tips on “can’t miss” culture, introduction to local markets, and guidance on navigating Seville.

Ongoing Local Support from our local, on-site Program Team, including full-time program management, coaching and troubleshooting, and 24-hour emergency support throughout the program.

Professional Development opportunities that include workshops, symposiums or materials on interviewing skills, working styles, making the most of your internship experience, and industry-specific networking in Seville.

Cultural Activities including site visits or social sector briefings with community leaders from various organizations.

Students: Please note that internships are available only through our partner academic institutions. To find out if you can participate through your university programs, contact us.