Intern in Seville Program

Program Overview & List of Internships

Internships in SEVILLE, SPAIN-  Seville is one of Spain’s most beautiful cities and serves as the capital of Andulusia. Located in iconic southern Spain, the Andalusia region is unlike any other part of the world. Seville also serves as the cultural and financial center of southern Spain. If you’re looking for culture, opportunity, and a great place to live, this internship destination has it all.

When you first arrive in Seville, you’ll be picked up at the airport or train station and taken to your new home for the duration of your stay. Live like a Spaniard in a shared apartment with other Adelante candidates/international students or choose a home stay option with a Spanish family (this option includes meals and laundry). 

Begin your program with two weeks of intensive Spanish language courses. Then, you’re ready for your internship. Internships are offered in a variety of sectors with program lengths ranging from 1 to 6 months, all beginning on the first Monday of each month. Internships are offered in a variety of sectors including Law, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Teaching English, and more! We can also create a new sector on your behalf. The Andalusia region, and Seville, specifically, will leave a lasting impression on you, guaranteed.

We can almost guarantee we offer the most affordable internship programs in Seville, do your research! Let us help you create your Seville experience by applying now.

What You’re Getting

The Intern in Seville program features some key points, here are just a few:

  • Come with a friend and live together during your time in Seville.
  • Take advantage of our mid-May start date to get a full summer internship on your resume, not just a month!
  • Our International Internship programs – in ALL cities, not just Seville – are the most economical.
  • Programs are meant to be equal parts cultural immersion and language acquisition; candidates can also receive academic credit for the Intern in programs
  • Two weeks of intensive Spanish classes start the program, right when you arrive, so you are ready for your work assignment.  NOTE:  Seville is in the Andalucia Region of Spain and the accent is thick
  • Your internship is contracted and guaranteed.  You will know both where you are interning and where you are living long before you get to Seville. You will gain real, international work experience to add to your resume.
  • Participating companies that take our interns represent a variety of sectors, and we are adding new companies each month. Education sector is the heavy favorite in this program.  Marketing, Social Media, Graphic Design, Tourism, even Library Sciences, too!
  • Housing is your own room in a fully furnished shared apartment with locals and / or with Adelante and international students
  • Events and excursions are included – examples include a flamenco show outing, a monument visit, a tapas tour, and a Spanish cooking class.
  • Adelante staff is on-site full-time, available to you for support and as an excellent resource for the duration of your program.

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List of Internships in Seville

Click on any of the internship fields below for a description.

ART

ART GALLERY: Interns work at a gallery located in the historic center of Seville, right on a small plaza (fountain included!)   A contemporary space, opened in 2007, that features multiple artists, both from Andalucia and abroad. Their goal is to exhibit and promote the work of Spanish artists with a view towards internationalization and young emerging artists dedicated to “newer tendencies within modern art”. They have ongoing exhibitions of over a dozen artists and host art and artist expos both in Spain and in the USA and other parts of Europe.

BUSINESS

ACCOUNTING / FINANCE: Candidates here will engage in accounting duties, such as: databases, inputting expenses and payments (A/R), billing, banking, financial procedures, budgeting. Accounting studies and / or experience are required. Sectors run the gamut from non-profits to government run schools to privately owned, Spanish run companies.

EDUCATION

EDUCATION / TEACHING: This sector is the most developed here in Seville, with a large variety of internship offerings. Candidates interested in the linguistics, language acquisition or other aspects of language can collaborate as language specialists in the ESOL (English as a Second Language) classroom for Spanish adults or for children, developing instructive lessons / new ideas for learning, designing materials, creating new activities that will be used during classes, both theoretical and practical, and providing instructional support for learners in need (those with either above average or below average proficiency.) Work in both the public sector and private institutes / corporations.

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION: Candidates will engage in a range of duties at a local alternative, organic farm dedicated to introducing young students to farming and organic natural products. Duties include assisting the monitors in the educational projects, such as making natural product or other art work, as well as farming activities, ie. animal care, etc. Good for Event Planning, Education and Environmentalist candidates.

NEW Opportunities available in semi-private schools with students age 3 – 18, or at a private language school offering language instruction in a variety of languages to Spanish students.

NEW Web design position at a prestigious university – assist with webpage design and helping in the International Cooperation department (see below for more information).

NEW Events coordinator internship at a semi-private school, with students aged 3-18. Intern will plan and organize various academic and social events.

ENVIRONMENTAL, ECOLOGY, & HORTICULTURE

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION: Candidates will engage in a range of duties at a local alternative, organic farm dedicated to introducing young students to farming and organic natural products. Duties include assisting the monitors in the educational projects, such as making natural product or other art work, as well as farming activities, ie. animal care, etc. Good for Event Planning, Education and Environmentalist candidates.

EVENT PLANNING

Events coordinator internship at a semi-private school, with students aged 3-18. Intern will plan and organize various academic and social events.

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Web design position at a prestigious university – assist with webpage design and helping in the International Cooperation department (see below for more information.)  Design and maintain the website offering assistance and services information to Spanish and International students at this historic University in Seville. The site offers information and documentation, legal, academic and social advice, childcare opportunities etc etc.

VIDEO PRODUCTION & EDITING: Interns work in a fast-paced tourism and travel company, producing and editing videos for use as promotional material. A great, fun working environment. Candidates must have some video editing experience and must be familiar with working on Macs.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Interns choosing this option will be placed in a large education center dedicated to both traditional students (primary and secondary) and teacher training. There are a wide range of tasks available for the intern to attend to: coordinating IT in and between the classrooms and administrative office, website design, internal documentation, data-processing, and other duties.

JOURNALISM

JOURNALISM: NEW  Two great journalism opportunities – intern for a free local Spanish language newspaper covering local news and events or for an English language bi-monthly publication covering all aspects of city life, including art, culture, politics and sports. Both positions may include copy editing, information gathering, database organisation, writing reports and articles.

LAW

LAW / LEGAL INTERNSHIPS: Intern in a small to medium-sized Spanish law firm in Seville, focusing on immigration rights, Spanish and European civil law or international commerce. Also available is pro bono legal work on integration issues for immigrants into Spain.

LGBTQ

Interns will work in legendary organizations advocating equal rights for the LGBTQ community, some since as early as 1950. There are older, well established groups, almost political in nature now, and many newer organizations, all working towards educating, advocating and making more visible any and all LGBTQ issues. Also, for those with a psychology major, there is opportunity to shadow a psychologist working within this sector. People have been able to marry who they want in Spain since the turn of this century (2000) so it is a wonderful and accepting place to live for the LGBTQ community and their families.

MARKETING

PUBLIC RELATIONS AND MARKETING: Interns placed in this sector will work in a variety of companies and organizations. In some cases the candidate will belong to a specific department usually maintaining and enhancing already existing projects and/or clients, attending to specific client needs or collaborating with clients. In other cases, the objective may be to create and maintain new marketing / ad / PR strategies to attract new clients and/or results. Internship placements will be within private companies, corporations or in non-profit agencies or organizations across many sectors, from education to manufacturing to software companies.

VIDEO PRODUCTION & EDITING: Interns work in a fast-paced tourism and travel company, producing and editing videos for use as promotional material. A great, fun working environment. Candidates must have some video editing experience and must be familiar with working on Macs.

 NEW  Marketing opportunities include interning at an English-language publication, a company specialising in immersion into the Spanish culture or a corporation of companies in a variety of fields, including construction, insurance, advertising, engineering, architecture. Responsibilities in all positions may include carrying out market research on customers, analyzing customer needs, making strategic decisions about product design, pricing, promotion, distribution and advertising.

MEDICAL

MEDICAL: NEW  Participate in medical sessions and work with speech therapists to assist children and elderly patients who require special assistance and treatment at an Audiology Clinic in central Seville. A great opportunity for medical students wishing to gain experience in Spain.

NON-PROFITS

Our program in Seville can place candidates in non-profit agencies doing accounting/finance, public relations/marketing, women/gender issues, etc.!

PSYCHOLOGY & SOCIAL WORK

PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK

This sector offers a wide range of opportunities and settings. These placements are generally within the NGO community, serving a range of Spanish and International population. Different areas of focus include, but are not limited to:

  • at-risk youth
  • battered women
  • immigrant rights and settlement
  • refugee rights
  • GLBTG issues
  • drug dependence
  • homeless
  • AIDS / “SIDA” groups
  • “Third generation”, older persons care, and many, many more.

These varied and challenging placements prove to be amongst the most rewarding. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are ideal candidates for work in this sector, especially those with an interest in Social Work or Psychology or just seeking to “give back”in Spain.

TEACHING ENGLISH

This sector is the most developed here in Seville, with a large variety of internship offerings. Candidates interested in the linguistics, language acquisition or other aspects of language can collaborate as language specialists in the ESOL (English as a Second Language) classroom for Spanish adults or for children, developing instructive lessons / new ideas for learning, designing materials, creating new activities that will be used during classes, both theoretical and practical, and providing instructional support for learners in need (those with either above average or below average proficiency.) Work in both the public sector and private institutes / corporations.

TOURISM

Spain, a prime holiday destination for travelers throughout the world, has a wealth of opportunities in this sector. Tour guides, travel planning and logistics for international visitors are all included. Candidates choosing this sector are in travel agencies or companies that specifically target the international student community and their needs. They will collaborate in marketing packages and services, address client needs, assist in the logistics of tour groups, promote new products, and more. Candidates must be willing to work with groups of all nationalities, be open to serious international adventure and be flexible with rushed deadlines and last minute changes – par for the course in these kind of expeditions. 2 month minimum. Some lucky interns may even have the opportunity to go on the tours to Morocco, and in and around Spain!

VIDEO PRODUCTION & EDITING: Interns work in a fast-paced tourism and travel company, producing and editing videos for use as promotional material. A great, fun working environment. Candidates must have some video editing experience and must be familiar with working on Macs.

TRANSLATION

TRANSLATION: Work with companies to translate Marketing materials, legal documents, websites , Intranets, curricula and more. Most all of our participating companies need some form of translation work at some point. Proof read texts, research words (Spanish-English and English-Spanish) for the translators; collaborate at conferences and / or translate texts from Spanish into English. Requirements: Advanced Spanish skills.

VOLUNTEER

Volunteer work in Sevilla is grass-roots:  organizations from LGBTQ to semi political to serving elderly Spaniards to teaching immigrants how to live and cope in their new home country are always looking for good people to serve as volunteers with them. These placements tend not to be as structures as a business placement as often times these organizations are run on a shoe string budget – a good candidate is someone is is flexible, able to find what needs to be done and do it, and above all else, someone who wants to give back and make a difference abroad.

WOMEN & GENDER ISSUES

WOMEN & GENDER ISSUES: Work in a research setting, with a local university professor. Work may involve a variety of projects, including media research. Task lists vary and publications could be associated with the different projects. Conference preparation may be a part of this internship, depending on the time of year. Another option is interning within  a non-profit agency setting that assists immigrant women, or under-served women and their various survival issues in a new country.

WORK WITH CHILDREN

NEW* Summer 2015 – Working with Children Internship at UPO – Pablo de Olavide University in Seville

3 week summer internship (June 22-July 10, 2015)

We are looking for motivated Interns with an intermediate level of Spanish to work with Spanish children, aged 3-5 or with children aged 6-14, during a 3 week period  in a summer camp setting.  Work site is at UPO (Pablo de Olavide University) campus in Seville. Although the internship in not paid, it will include a free 22 hour upper intermediate Spanish grammar course (1.5 U.S. credits) at the University’s International Center and access to the Center’s social/cultural activities. Following the morning Spanish grammar class, the student will spend a minimum of 2 hours daily helping the camp staff with activities, games, etc. in English. In addition to the transcript for the 22 hour Spanish grammar course, students will receive a Certificate of Completion from the director of the UPO Sports Department, who oversees the summer camp.


We also offer several placements in various fields that allow you to work with children such as:

  • Psychology – working with at-risk youth
  • Teaching English – Working with children, developing activities/materials for lessons, providing instructional support for learners who are in need, etc.

OTHER FIELDS

There are other field placements that do exist that are not mentioned here simply because we do not place frequently in them (for example, Archaeology, Auto Industry, Zoo, Photography, Veterinary, and others). If you don’t see your field of choice on the list, it doesn’t mean that we can’t place you!

Intern in Seville  is YEAR-ROUND. Begin any month of the year or take advantage of our mid-May start date to beat the summer crowds!
Program Fee
  • 1 month: $2,795 (Teaching English only)
  • 2 months: $3,645
  • 3 months: $4,415
  • 4 months: $5,125
  • 5 months: $5,895
  • 6 months: $6,715
  • Non-refundable application fee: $150

Application Process

Click on the button at the top of the page to apply for this program now!

Application deadline is 60-90 days prior to your chosen start date.

Late applications are accepted on a case by case basis and are subject to a $250 late fee.