Language and Internship Quarter in Seville, Spain

Providing unique learning experiences for students since 1969.

Program information

Spanish Studies Abroad offers program options in Seville for those students that are on the Quarter/Trimester system. Students enroll in one intensive language course and gain valuable work experience pursuing an internship in the field of their choice. Internship opportunities allow you access to the work culture and daily life of local citizens, often hidden to students studying abroad, and to more fully integrate into the local culture. Language courses are taught at our Center, a historic mansion in downtown Seville, and includes numerous cultural activities, day trips, and excursions. In addition to living in a Spanish home, cultural events and social activities enhance the cultural element of your experience. At the Center, you also benefit from the expertise of our staff, who guide you to more fully immerse yourself in the sevillano community.

Why choose this program?

  • Dedication to academic excellence
  • Classes are held in our historical Center, built in two turn-of-the-century mansions
  • Ideal for students on the Quarter/Trimester system
  • Complete 4 semester credits of Spanish language
  • Internship in a variety of fields for 6 credits
  • Earn 10 semester credits total
  • All courses are taught in Spanish by highly qualified native professors at the Center in downtown Seville.
  • Small class size for personalized attention
  • Live with a local family or in a universitary residence
  • All meals included
  • Excursions: immerse yourself in a culture while touring with a group you know

Requirements

  • Completion of one semester of advanced college-level Spanish or equivalent
  • 3.0 GPA in Spanish language coursework

Language and Internship Quarter Programs

Jan 2, 2020
– Mar 14, 2020
Apply by: Oct 15, 2019
$9.500

Course Catalog

Experiential Learning Courses
INT 490. - INTERNSHIP-QUARTER PROGRAM
Practical experience through placement in a local company or organization.
Successful completion of one course in advanced college Spanish or the equivalent, prior to program. Separate application required.
Credits: 6
Contact hours: 270
Spring
History, Politics and Culture Courses
SPAN 312J - FOUNDATIONS OF SPANISH CULTURE
This course focuses on the historical and cultural development of Spain today, from its foundations into the 21st century. Students study Roman colonization and Moorish conquest, through the passage from the dictatorship of Franco to today’s democracy. Using the unique resources of Seville and her surroundings, students experience Spain’s past and present in music, art, architecture, and popular cultural expression, including flamenco and film. Multiple excursions throughout Seville illustrate the topics and themes discussed in class.
One year of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent.
Credits: 4
Contact hours: 60
January
Language
SPAN 301J - ADVANCED SPANISH CONVERSATION AND COMPREHENSION
This intensive short-term course reviews Spanish grammar, with a particular emphasis on listening comprehension and oral communication skills. This course may be taken in preparation for the Spring semester.
One year of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent.
Credits: 4
Contact hours: 60
January

Options for experiential learning

Internship

Independent Research Project

Service Learning

Costs include

Tuition

Double occupancy room & full board

Laundry

Overnight & local study visits & cultural activities

Orientation

Health Insurance

Spanish Studies transcript

Support of onsite staff

Special Dietary Needs

  • Students with food allergies, intolerances, or other medical conditions that require a special diet may incur an extra fee to cover related dietary expenses. Please contact Spanish Studies for additional details.

All fees are in U.S. dollars and based on current exchange rates. Any considerable decrease in the value of the dollar will affect fees.

Meet your Resident Director

Dr. Michelle Durán, a native of Puerto Rico, is both the Resident Director for Seville and the Director of Academic Affairs for Spanish Studies Abroad. She is responsible for course development, assessment and overall academic quality of Spanish Studies programs in Spain, Argentina, Cuba and Puerto Rico. Prior to assuming her duties as Academic Director, Michelle served as both faculty member and Resident Director of theSpanish Studies Seville Program. In that capacity she has been responsible for the introduction and implementation of new methods of assessment on-site in Seville. She did her undergraduate work at Amherst College, and received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Romance Languages and Literatures from Harvard University.

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