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  • Locations: Barcelona, Spain
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • Program Sponsor: IES 
  • Restrictions: NC State applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, Spanish NC State Students Only: Yes
Minimum GPA: 2.75 Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: Junior, Senior
Click here for a definition of this term Language Requirement: 0 no minimum language requirement Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Non-NC State
High Impact, Experiential Opportunities: Internship Opportunities Duration: Short Term
Click here for a definition of this term Provider: IES
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Barcelona Summer - Internship

Program Overview

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With great influence in commerce, education, entertainment, media, fashion, and the arts, Barcelona has made its mark as a major player in the global market. Our program guarantees an internship placement to help you develop professional skills that will jump-start your résumé and make you more attractive to employers in today's competitive job market. IES Abroad's unpaid, academic internships have placed Barcelona students at companies such as Make-A-Wish Foundation, World Wildlife Fund, UNESCO, and the American Chamber of Commerce, while also showing students the sights and sounds of Spain.

Before you depart, we work with you to fine-tune your résumé, perfect your cover letter, hone your networking and interview skills, as well as prepare you for working in a new cultural environment. You'll be guaranteed a placement at a local business or organization, where you'll work for at least 25 hours a week. You also will enroll in a required 1- or 6-credit academic internship seminar with other IES Abroad interns, where you'll learn about a variety of local business settings and opportunities. You also can enroll in an optional 3-credit Spanish language course.

With IES Abroad's dedicated staff and international connections, you can be sure that you'll find an internship that meets your goals. You'll learn, and learn to stand out.

Visit www.IESabroad.org for complete program details.

NOTE: Program dates listed in Studio Abroad are approximate. Please refer to IES Abroad predeparture materials for planning travel.

Why Barcelona?

Come let Barcelona enchant you. Whether it is the salty sea air, the sweep of mountains in the distance, or the romance and excitement of Las Ramblas, where else can you marvel at Gaudi's whimsical architectural genius while embracing the laid-back Spanish lifestyle?

Student Life

Whether it's an orientation program that makes you feel prepared, housing that is well-located and comfortable, or the field trips that take you to places off the beaten path--we're all about our student services. To find out more specific details, click here and select the Student Life tab.

About IES Abroad

Everything we do is about the IES Abroad student. Our profoundly passionate team of study abroad professionals believes in creating once-in-a-lifetime educational adventures that transcend expectations. Our goal is to rock the world of some 6,000 study abroad students every year. From our headquarters in Chicago to our 115+ study abroad programs in more than 35 global locations worldwide, we create authentic global education and life-affirming cultural experiences.

Discover more about what we offer with all of our programs.

Virtual Tour
What is it really like to live in Barcelona? Check out our virtual tour of all the places you'll come to know and love when you study abroad there—including where you'll live and learn. Take the tour!

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NC State Application Instructions
(Please read each step carefully)
  1. Submit Application for IES
  2. Complete the NC State application for this IES Abroad program by clicking 'Apply Now' on this page.
    • NOTE: NC State students are required to transfer back the academic credit they earn for this internship.
  3. NC State students will receive a public university grant of $2,000
    • Financial aid is generally available to help qualified NC State students meet the expenses of study abroad. For additional funding, NC State students should consider applying for a study abroad scholarship, and check out other ideas for funding study abroad
  4. All transcripts should be sent to the NC State Study Abroad Office.


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 04/15/2019
**
Rolling Admission 05/20/2019 07/20/2019
Summer 2020 04/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be notified of acceptance in 2 to 4 weeks.

Indicates that deadline has passed