Internships for Alicante, Spain
Internships in Alicante are offered during the semester and yearlong terms. Internships are optional and are included in your program fees. They range from 1-3 credits and are counted as part of your credit load. Interns earn credit, but no financial compensation. In addition to professionl and academic experience, internships are a great way to immerse yourself in the culture, meet locals, and practice your language skills. You will be placed in a Spanish-speaking environment, with high exposure to culture and language, and must be able to communicate at an advanced language level.
Past internship placements in Alicante have included:
- Tourist Office
- Travel Agencies
- Teaching at Local Schools
- Movie Studios
- International Development
- Assistance for Physically and Mentally Disabled
- Tutoring for Disadvantaged Youth
- Local Businesses
You are encouraged to request any field of interest and the Alicante program will try its best to find a suitable position for you.
- Minimum 3.0 GPA
- Junior standing (at time of internship)
- Foreign language proficiency (some placements)
A $200 refundable fee is charged and returned upon successful completion of the internship. Placement is not guaranteed by USAC; rather it will be determined by your application, supporting materials, and an interview with the internship sponsor on site.