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  • Locations: Barcelona, Spain
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring, Spring Break, Summer, Summer Session 1, Summer Session 2, Summer Session 3, Summer Session 4, Wintersession
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Center for International Studies 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Advisor:
Cristina Sosa
Who Can Apply?:
UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Fields of Study:
Architecture and Design, Art, Communication, Dance, Education, Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising, Food & Culture, Hospitality & Tourism Management, International Business, Journalism, Management, Marketing, Political Science
Language(s) of Instruction:
English, Spanish
Program Provider:
CIS
Program Type:
Internship (Full)
Housing:
Apartment, Family Home Stay
Minimum Class Standing:
1st Semester Sophomore
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Classification of Credits Available:
Internship Credits
Program Description:
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Program Information:

A custom internship in the heart of one of Western Europe's cultural and business hubs!  Our intern in Barcelona program lets you gain relevant, career-oriented experience while enjoying the best of Europe: cultural immersion, proximity to a coastline of white sand beaches, and an exciting, cosmopolitan city that never sleeps.      

Intern in Barcelona offers both professional development and the chance to soak up all that Barcelona has to offer.  Our internships are customized to match your interests; internships last a minimum of 6 weeks, but we encourage you to stay as long as you can.


Here are some things to expect while on this unique program:
  • Live and work in Barcelona: life in the cultural capital of the Mediterranean – Barcelona is home to more UNESCO World Heritage sites than any other city in Europe. Imagine the architectural and cultural splendor of a city with 2,000 years of history! Numerous museums, churches, cathedrals, and concert halls, plus the influential modern art of Antonio Gaudi, Joan Miro, Pablo Picasso, and Mies Van der Rohe, make Barcelona an aesthetically appealing destination for visitors from all over the world.
     
  • Choose your own style of accommodation – Intern in Barcelona offers different housing options. You can live with a Spanish family or share an apartment with other international students.
     
  • A vibrant social life – Depending on the program dates you choose, you may get to participate in a weekend trip in Spain. Possible trips include the beautiful Costa Brava, the magical Granada, or majestic Madrid.
     
Location:
Love being outdoors? The temperate climate of Barcelona means you can enjoy the outdoors year-round. The city beaches have modern walkways and public facilities, and by using public transportation, you can enjoy many other beaches to the north and south.  In addition to beaches around Barcelona, the city’s efficient public transportation system allows for easy access to the campus and great sites located around the city.

Barcelona is unequivocally a Mediterranean city.  This is not only due to its graphic location, but also to its history, traditions, and cultural influences. Although it immediately strikes you with its Spanish and distinctly Catalan flair, it’s also known for an amazing international mix of people and activities. As a student, you will be immersed in diverse and vibrant environment. Your surroundings will stimulate your desire for cultural exploration and discovery. It is difficult to think of better backdrop for student life in Spain!


Highlights:
There are many reasons to Intern in Barcelona, but here are a few of the key highlights that make this program unique.

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Diverse internship placements
•   Placements that accommodate all levels of Spanish-language proficiency
•   Work with people from Spain and all over the world
•   Hands-on orientation and guided tours of the city
•   Cultural activities within Barcelona

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If you have already researched this program (identifying appropriate courses, costs, application requirements, deadlines, etc.) and you are CERTAIN that you want to apply to it, you may start the UMass IPO portion of the application process by clicking the "Start IPO Application" button, above or below.  Note that you must also apply directly to the program provider. 

If you are NOT certain that you want to apply to this program, please come to the Education Abroad Advising Center for advising, located at 455 Hills South Building, open Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Phone: 413-545-5247


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer Session 2 2018 03/01/2018 03/01/2018 06/28/2018 07/28/2018
Summer Session 3 2018 03/01/2018 03/01/2018 06/04/2018 08/04/2018
Summer Session 4 2018 03/01/2018 03/01/2018 TBA TBA
Summer Session 1 2018 03/01/2018 03/01/2018 05/28/2018 06/28/2018
Academic Year 2018-2019 05/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA
NOTE: Please check the partner program website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above is the date when UMass materials, signature documents, and questionnaires need to be handed in or completed. If the program start and end dates read "TBA," consult the program's website or your IPO advisor.
Fall 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA
NOTE: Please check the partner program website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above is the date when UMass materials, signature documents, and questionnaires need to be handed in or completed. If the program start and end dates read "TBA," consult the program's website or your IPO advisor.
Summer 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies 05/28/2018 07/28/2018
Calendar Year 2019 10/01/2018 10/01/2018 TBA TBA
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 10/01/2018 TBA TBA
Wintersession 2019 11/15/2018 11/15/2018 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.