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AIFS Abroad offers a unique global educational experience for students on this program, with the following academic options available:
This medical tech start-up is on a mission to transform the way people access professional medical help. Their service connects people with doctors in their home country who can help with any health-related questions which do not require a physical examination. By making it quick and easy to get professional medical information, they save clients’ time and help give them the confidence to decide the best way forward. The company is privately owned by an international group of doctors, technologists, and tech investors who are on a mission to transform the way people access professional medical help. The available doctors are practicing physicians, licensed and registered in their country of residence. Intern tasks may include: – Building an expense management process – Integrating new bank accounts with Xero online accounting platform – Integrating payment to doctors in 12 countries throughout several payment platforms – Reconciling accounting system and bank accounts
This audiovisual company is dedicated to recording, video editing, and technical support for large stadiums. From their office, they handle all the logistics of events, deal with suppliers, customers and manage accounting. Intern tasks may include: – Proposing a new accounting method for the company – Preparing the budgets of the events that are held at various stadiums in Barcelona – Managing the budgets, billing, designing dossiers, etc.
This is a multi-disciplinary advisory firm. They provide services in taxes, accounting, payroll, and other corporate areas. Their mission is to substantially improve the economic and social performance of their clients by providing sustained growth over time, access to comprehensive professional services, and solutions for the administration and management of their business. Intern tasks may include: – Assisting with day-to-day payroll, employment contracts, data-entry accounting, tax-returns and financial reporting procedures – Bookkeeping and accounting projects – Assisting the financial team with periodic bank, suppliers, customers and revenue reconciliations – Invoicing and communicating with customers – Managing accounts payable function ensuring creditor invoices are entered accurately – Preparing bank/check payments and required supporting documentation for approval by management
The organization is a cultural platform for Nordic art & culture based in Barcelona. They run a web-shop with Nordic art and design and they write posts and articles about Nordic art and artists to publish on their platforms. Their mission is to facilitate access to new Nordic art of any genre to people in Spain and beyond. Furthermore, they are passionate about highlighting artists and cultural phenomenon that they, as natives, feel represent the development of the Nordic art scene (past, present, and future). Some of which are still in the grassroots while others are already great influencers. They base their work on the principles of cultural diversity, which is when people with different nationalities and backgrounds make a positive contribution to society by sharing their own culture, not drop it for the sake of blending in, but educate and be educated. Practice inclusivity rather than compartmentalization. Our societies are enriched because of our cultural differences, not despite them. Intern tasks may include: – Be a part of a brainstorming team and be proactive in investigating actionable ideas – Creating content for social media and blog that highlights their general message – Brainstorming and investigating for content ideas that are in harmony with their voice – Sharpening online aesthetics. Brainstorming for ideas, plan-making, etc. – Helping to present products and services in a nice and catchy way – Taking pictures and videos of products, setting up for the photoshoots, finding locations – Assisting with post-production work (editing, color grading, etc.) – Investigating ways to increase sales without “selling out” and losing the brands “voice” – Social media strategy and in-person ways to promote the company – Helping increasing engagement from social media followers – Helping to produce quality material for website and social media sites – Upgrading infrastructure
Behind each great moment, there’s always a good conversation. In this great conversation prior to creating the company, this company talks about sustainable cosmetics, healthy skin, and natural ingredients of Moroccan origin that have been used for years in cosmetic treatments. But above all, the need to find a brand of personalized cosmetics that will listen and help understand our skin. This company is more than a brand that sells creams, it is the place where you can talk to your skin and take care of it for what it really is. They are a natural and sustainable brand of customized cosmetics. Intern tasks may include: – SEO & copywriting – Writing blog articles – Guest blogging – SEO content – Linkbuilding – Keywords validation – Social Media – Growth-tracking on Instagram & Pinterest – Scheduling PR agenda for press releases – Writing press releases – Reach out media – Revision of English texts
They are a cultural communication consultancy whose mission is helping organizations to better understand the world around them and thus to foster their relationship and understanding with their audiences. Services Include: Consulting, Strategic communication plans and PR, Intelligence analysis, Media planning and Press Office, Organization and production of social and cultural events, Corporate communication and social media strategy implementation, Communication and image auditing, environment analysis and trend reports, Training of spokespeople and in-house communication representatives, Curatorial works, Artists and architects management, and Publications. Intern tasks may include: – Managing social media platforms – Drafting press releases – Designing pamphlets – Translating and correcting texts in English – Researching and bench-marking, newsletters – Writing articles on art, architecture, technology or design for the agency’s blog – Searching for the contacts of press representatives and key opinion leaders
This is a Co-living company that fosters growth, community and a healthy lifestyle through community living and working in a beautiful location. They are a community of bold minds and big hearts. Their beautifully designed spaces and their community champions inspire them to take action and make dreams come true. They promote community living and working in a beautiful location as well as a healthy and respectful lifestyle. It is home away from home, whatever your concept of home is and is the perfect choice if someone is looking for short or long stays and meaningful relationships. The organization represents the joining of passions and expertise of the founders – two women with a high entrepreneurial spirit and passion for hospitality, travelling and new adventures: The first is a B&B manager and architect and the second is an experienced co-working owner and marketer. It is their dream to create a community of independent workers that lift each other up and create strong lasting relationships, that enables them to grow personally and professionally and achieve their individual goals. Intern tasks may include: – Managing social media accounts and creating content to increase followers, video editing, Instagram, and Facebook – Writing blog posts – writing blog posts for the website using keywords for positioning the SEO – Updating and improving website – Create/modify the website based on new locations – Writing newsletters for the community – Event Planning: participating and supporting event planning and dynamizing, etc. – Email management: reviewing potential emails for colivers, answer them with the availability – Check-in/Check-out: welcome colivers and present the space – Documentation: organize contracts and anything to be done – Interviews: Doing interviews with potential colivers to see if they fit in the community
This architecture studio combines more than forty years of experience with the emerging talent of young architects. From urban scale projects to single-family housing their approach always responds to the singular challenges of each project, context and technologies at hand, purposely departing from predetermined solutions. Internship tasks may include: – Model making of the ongoing projects in the office – Presentating design (AutoCad and Photoshop) of the current and finalized projects in the office – AutoCAD assistance for the ongoing projects – Photo and text editing for some projects in the website
This experienced firm has offices in Spain and Germany whose clients are often internationally operating firms and organizations. They work on projects in several European countries such as shopping malls, public spaces, office buildings, and urban planning. Internship tasks may include: – Improving the implementation of the BIS (Business Information System) – Learn about project management and contribute to construction projects – Visit job sites – Monitor costs of current projects – General office assistance – Other areas of interest: client relations, proposals and business development, AutoCAD projects
This experienced firm has offices in Spain and Germany whose clients are often internationally operating firms and organizations. They work on projects in several European countries such as shopping malls, public spaces, office buildings, and urban planning. Internship tasks may include: – Participating in the different phases of the development of a project (Draft Project, Basic Project and Executive Project) – Delineating, digital drawing and 3D surveying, to the contribution of the intern’s knowledge in constructive details – Working on site experience – Cooperating in investigation and searching for information with the objective of implementing innovative techniques in terms of construction systems and materiality
This start-up brings together software startups and talented individuals to generate more leads and revenue. They are a sales and marketing training and recruiting startup for B2B companies anywhere in the world. They are backed by one of Spain’s leading venture builders. Intern tasks may include: – Managing talent funnel analytics – Creating a set of automated dashboards that analyze the talent funnel
This organization is a luxury trip planning and tour company. They make travel dreams come true, creating sensational moments, joyous memories, and enriching experiences tailored for each guest. Authentic, unique, and exclusive travel experiences are their specialty. From hidden insider access, outstanding food and wine, accommodations with character to transport in the finest of vehicles, they design authentic, unique and exclusive travel experiences for guests. They are passionate about Barcelona, Catalonia, and Spain. The artists, designers, chefs, and vineyard owners they work with are their friends. They know what ingredients are in season and who makes the best use of them. They know when annual holidays and festivals create unique travel possibilities. They know where to take their customers for that perfect day trip out of the city. Intern tasks may include: – Assisting with Company Accounting – Organization of expenses – Organization of outgoing invoices – Data entry – Development and Execution of a Sales Strategy – Working with the team to develop new sales ideas – Researching and cataloging new leads – Making initial contact with new leads – Assisting the team with the collection and contact of new providers and key contacts
This is a boutique incoming travel agency that offers intimate, informative, and entertaining experiences and day trips in Barcelona, all around Catalonia, and Madrid. They pride themselves on their ability to provide unique and personalized guided tours covering the history, culture, and traditions of the region. Their destinations are typically away from the crowds, and places that buses and the crowds cannot get to. Intern tasks may include: – Attending tours to capture events in writing and giving feedback of improvement – Supporting with logistics and daily tasks, both in the office as well as outside with our guides during tours & day trips – Assisting with new business research (online and by telephone) – Reviewing Trip Advisor and answering customers in a friendly and professional manner – Assisting in creating e-mail shots, online marketing, and the use of social networking – Creating and posting new content into their blog – Offering support with accounting tasks – Social media marketing planning and execution – Collaborating in the company’s marketing strategy, working together with the Marketing Manager
A multi-disciplinary international dance school offering classes for all ages. They specialize in jazz, and teaching dance in English as a second language to kids and teens. They offer many extra activities, including a performing arts camp and teacher training seminars. Intern tasks may include: – Assisting at the reception and dealing with clients – Managing students accounts – Handling the registration of new clients – Helping organize annual planning for next term – Overseeing Event Planning for Summer Performing Arts Camp Production – Assisting classes in the summer performing arts camp – Creating a bi-monthly newsletter – Managing Social media accounts – Helping to promote summer intensives and workshops – Overseeing marketing strategies for the summer and fall (budget, reviewing ads)
This boutique strategy and innovation consulting firm prides itself on promoting and accompanying processes of transformation for individuals, companies, and institutions, as well as their communities. They are passionate about facilitating the resolution of problems and challenges that concern society and evolving into new social or business opportunities. They employ the most advanced techniques in the market and develop their own methods. Working at the intersection of design and business management. and utilizing disruptive methodologies from the design field such as design thinking, visual thinking, and game-storming for creative problem-solving. This allows them to achieve their greatest objective of contributing to substantially improving the welfare of people and the world around us. Their multidisciplinary team is inspired by and committed to the following values: transformation, collaboration, and social commitment. Intern tasks may include: – Helping to create tools for Business Design services – Strategic planning – Business SWOT analysis – Market trends – Customer needs – IDEATION canvas – Ideas Validation – Action plan and Business Strategy implementation – Managing Projects: Strategic Plan, Innovation LAB Design, Design Thinking workshops, etc.
Since its beginning in 2005, the festival commissions the composition of new song cycles to some of most renowned composers and poets of Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula. The festival’s centerpiece is a course for classical singers, collaborative pianists, and musicologists focused on the study of the history & Interpretation of the vocal repertoires in Spanish, Portuguese, and Catalan. Creative, multifaceted, and enterprising, the soprano, musicologist, and physician who oversees the festival has successfully developed various creative projects in the fields of music, communications, music education, and technological innovation. Intern tasks may include: – Updating social media networks – Uploading an online course to the website – Creating a database of universities, chamber music concert series, and artistic song on the West Coast of the USA
This day care organization caters to children ages 0-3. Their schools are trilingual with Spanish, Catalan, and English spoken on a daily basis. They define themselves as an active school and have their own Educational Project, based on Montessori and Decroly methods. Intern tasks may include: – Working directly with children both in and out of classroom – Assisting with marketing efforts to help the school raise its profile – Supporting the English teacher with activities such as singing songs and telling tales – Helping instruct lessons – Facilitating the daily routines of the school – Observing specific cases of children with special needs, if any – Discussing and assisting the psychologist center – Reviewing items to assess English reports for possible improvements
This company was conceived with the goal of creating a new concept of retail for women. Women who take care of themselves, but are not slaves to fashion, women that spend, but not compulsively. It represents a perfect wardrobe and is a fashion store where clients can find accessories and clothes that perfectly complement each other, a place where the colors and the textures coexist together. They have found the balance between a good-quality timeless product and upcoming trends, and we want to share it with the women of the world. The company began its operations in 2017, expanded in 2018 and throughout the upcoming year the plan is to further develop their operations and to establish e-commerce business. Intern tasks may include: – Assisting with the content creation for various social media platforms – Identifying current market trends and help apply them to the business – Helping to create audiovisual content, filming, and editing the footage – Assisting with managing the E-commerce site – E-commerce User Interface optimization – Helping the technical betterment of the e-commerce (Shopify) – Helping to report on the efficiency of campaigns on FB / Instagram Ads – Analyzing statistics form IG, Shopify, Pinterest, and other of our online platforms – Implementing email marketing campaigns – Learning to identify and analyze business KPIs – Generating new ideas to be used in Marketing campaigns and the social media platforms respecting the identity and expression of the brand
This company provides skincare fundamentals for all skin types, genders, and ages, which can then be easily mixed and adapted for individual or occasional needs, reducing the need for unnecessary additional products. Their skincare range and their brand are driven by creativity, curiosity, and the pursuit of quality, simplicity, happiness, and mindfulness. They create totally natural, mixable products that are pure, crafted with the utmost care and attention to detail, and set a new standard in botanical, vegan, and cruelty-free skincare. They strive to produce holistic skincare. Botanicals are the best way to look after your skin, but they want their products to work in tune with mind and body, and incorporate aromatherapy principles into their research. They also want their products to be beautiful – inside and out – and value design and presentation just as highly. By rejecting the kind of synthetic fillers and chemicals often found in skincare, they create products that are naturally effective, and blend botanical elements for synergistic impact on skin. Working with small, local producers in Barcelona, and integrating mixability, they have developed a range of the upmost quality and integrity. Intern tasks may include: – Updating the website, images, blog – Content planning for Social Media – Content creation for Social Media, creating pictures, filming short videos, set up a competition, strategy to increase followers, engagement, comments – Creating Marketing support materials
This organization was founded in 2009 by three entrepreneurs from Barcelona and Stockholm. They offer mobile communications services and they are currently specialized in SMS communications (transactional and marketing) for companies. Intern tasks may include: – Analytics: Understanding the business and creating a new dashboard where the main statistics and data for the project can be reflected (visits, conversion, funnel, etc) – AdWords: Creating new ads and searching for new keywords specially for English campaigns. Searching for opportunities: affordable keywords in some English speaking countries. (tools: AdWords & present configuration and campaigns) – Competitors: Reviewing the competitors’ list (check regularly their prices, services, etc). The intern would be responsible to update this document, search for new competitors, etc. (tools: google & competitors doc) – Web texts: Redefining the text of the main sections of the website (English version) to be more “aggressive” for sales – Emailing: Reviewing and changing the emailing communication with their customers. The goals are: a) increasing the numbers of signups that want to purchase b) maintaining and converting old clients – Conversion landing: Creating a new and more effective landing to improve conversions (signup) from adwords and other PPC campaigns – Signup process: Checking the signup process and changing any step to increase conversion (purchases) from new accounts
“Good marketing” is so much more than a color scheme or logo placement. This company works one-on-one with their clients to allow them to thrive in the online world, one digital punch at a time. They use a data-driven approach to reach client goals. With a blend of “art meets science,” they help conduct re-branding, drive brand awareness, launch a product, or anything else a client might need. Intern tasks may include: – Blogging and content marketing – Contributing to social media marketing via various social media platforms – Producing and developing content – Weekly client reporting as needed – Assisting with project management – Artwork creation (e.g. using Canva) – Research – Heuristic reviews and growth experiment design (this is essentially brainstorming ideas about how clients can improve what they do!)
This day care organization caters to children ages 0-3. Their schools are trilingual with Spanish, Catalan, and English spoken on a daily basis. They define themselves as an active school and have their own Educational Project, based on Montessori and Decroly methods. Intern tasks may include: – Working directly with children both in and out of classroom – Assisting with marketing efforts to help the school raise its profile if needed – Supporting the English teacher with activities such as singing songs, playing guitar, and telling tales – Helping instruct lessons – Facilitating the daily routines of the school
At this school, students construct an understanding of themselves and the world by engaging in purposeful and meaningful work in each of their classes. The school’s progressive pedagogy assures a student’s learning by doing. Teachers and students work together to create a dynamic classroom environment that values both the process and the product of research, writing, debate, and experiment. They believe learning is rooted in meaningful relationships. Whether it is the advisory system, the classroom or community time, teachers and students create an environment of shared responsibility in which critical thinking skills are sharpened. Intern tasks may include: – Working with key children – Planning activities in line with our international curriculum – Implementing creative methods of teaching – Assisting at meal times – Completing reports and observations – Ensuring health and safety standards are met, following policies and procedures
This company’s philosophy is that progress depends on changing habits. This premise has led them to stimulate a company culture that seeks to improve its services, its procedures and its communication with clients, constantly introducing small improvements in everything they do. They have the best professionals, supported by a long history and experience in the most varied environments, providing qualifications and technical skills to projects and corporate plans. Intern tasks may include: – Creating content: participate in the localization of the online language courses – Teach English to some of their students
Originally from Ireland, this knowledgeable and dedicated wedding coordinator has been planning weddings and events in and around Barcelona since 2004. She has worked with clients from all over Europe and the United States. Intern tasks may include: – Adding photos and testimonials to the current website (knowledge of WordPress would be useful for this) – Increasing online presence via social media i.e. Instagram, Facebook, Twitter etc. – Creating profiles for their favorite wedding venues to enable them to easily send information to potential clients – Creating useful info sheets of their favorite entertainment options, photography options, videographer options etc. – Potentially research new vendors and/or unique requests that may come up from clients – General support with office admin – Assistance onsite on some wedding days
This organization started in August 2016 as a “beach culture” Americana Beer Hall. The co-founders found inspiration through their eight years living in the United States from 2007 to 2015. They traveled throughout the US to visit breweries, beer halls, beer gardens, and brewpubs in order to collect ideas and materials. In 2015, they returned to their native Barcelona, and in 2016 they accomplished their dream by transforming a textile factory from the 18th century into Barcelona’s first Beer Hall. Their mission is to become a reference for Americans living in the city as well as English-speaking tourists and foreign residents, and to open up the doors for locals to experience an authentic American Beer Hall. Intern tasks may include: – Planning summer events (4th of July, etc.) – Brainstorming new ideas that will make events unique – Promoting specific events towards American university students and all Americans in the city – Organizing and coordinating events, ensuring they run well from start to finish
After many years of being a vintage enthusiast and a shopaholic, the owner decided that it would be healthier to open an online shop than turning the kitchen into a wardrobe. Born and based in Barcelona (where you can visit and shop at their showroom) but raised everywhere, with some nostalgia of the way clothes used to be made and being certain that they just don’t fit that right anymore. They want to bring that back with the intention to build up a great closet, a mix of statement pieces and timeless looks, always expressing your free spirit through your clothes. While, at the same time they turn our backs to the “fast fashion” industry or what fashion has become in general, an abuse of our natural resources, just to mention one thing. They offer a small collection of hand picked vintage clothes from all around the world, selected because it’s singularity and high quality: each of their items is willing to last from today until forever. Every one of their pieces is unique, comes with it’s own history, is waiting to live many adventures and to be re-loved. Part of their collection belongs to designer pieces (with special predilection for Franco Moschino’s designs) and the rest are great “anonymous” pieces that have been artfully crafted. Those pieces make their selection timeless and exclusive, always with the intention to reflect a fun, laid back, and colorful mood. What fashion and getting dressed should be about. Intern tasks may include: – Giving proposal of ideas and suggestions to improve the website in wordpress – Marketing improvement and suggestions – Managing and planning Social media plan – Giving support with community manager tasks/customer service – Planning events and/or pop up – Rearranging showroom and Vintage archive – Designer organizing and photographing – Giving support with newsletters and graphic design – Everything related with starting a brick and mortar store from scratch: finding furniture, interiors, lighting, visuals, window, preparing the clothes and so on – Inserting Excel data – Giving support sourcing vintage items & attending customers – Wholesale for products for the new store – Eventual photography of vintage items in a white background and measuring flat those items to provide that info to customers – Eventual help with certain errands – Basic photoshop
This is an E-commerce independent fashion, accessories, home decor and souvenir brand. It is a project in progress that will consist of 5 sub-brands / collections that have different styles and personalities. Production and sales are based on a print on demand – handmade – ecological and sustainable product concept. Intern tasks may include: – Briefing about the company strategy, its branding and different collections in order to understand the company – Previous search on new fashion and sector trends (visual / imagery / collections / Pinterest boards / websites) – Evaluate possible suppliers (quality / delivery / logistics) – Establish catalogue products (basing on trends, salable products and MVP (Minimum Viable Product) – Inspirations for collections – Create mood boards + color palettes – Design collections for female and male and home decor like pillows – Design textile patterns – Define a practicable calendar to launch collections + offers (suggestions, based on your experience) – Benchmarking of similar brands and their social media account
This student housing service provides housing that is located in the most popular neighborhoods of Barcelona, in the central area. The students and interns that they house will be living with others around their same age, which is perfect for making connections in the city! They pride themselves in providing housing that is completely furnished with appliances, and fully included with WiFi and a weekly cleaning service. The team will help their tenants with any issue. Before arriving to Barcelona and until they leave their room, they will be personally attended to any question or problems that they may have by our team to make sure they get the most of their stay. Intern tasks may include: – Recording of Income and Expenses – Issuance of Invoices – Billing control – Creating monthly consumption reports – Creating Contracts – Documentation archiving
Daydreaming, designing, developing, and strategizing among a team of introverted extroverts. This company is made of creative enthusiasts and cross-disciplined Real Estate professionals fueled by a passion for culture, design, and architecture pushing boundaries to reach the unreachable. They are self-reliant, self-motivators, self-starters, practical do-it-yourselfers. Intern tasks may include: – Providing a high level of support by locating, obtaining, and compiling statistical data, constructing files, producing charts and other graphics, and performing statistical analysis – Analyzing industry data, annual reports, and financial filings to develop an in-depth working knowledge of a company – Identifying new companies for the team to target – Customer segmentation mapped to product groups – Ensuring accuracy of database
This organization is the start-up hub in Barcelona and Spain. A co-working space where entrepreneurs have the opportunity to create and make their projects grow. They offer an Incubation Program with mentors and guides that allow the projects to find the Product-Market Fit. They have a Venture Capital Fund which supports all the projects that have succeeded in the Incubation Phase. All their co-workers are leaders between 22-35 years old so you will find the energy and the power of the most innovative beautiful people in Barcelona. If you want to be an entrepreneur and make your life the best rollercoaster ever, you couldn’t find a better place to be. Intern tasks may include: – Start-ups Deal Flow (Organizing all the processes of the Deal Flow, Meeting with entrepreneur, Establish Term Sheets & Contract with start-ups, Analysis and report of every start-up, Negotiation with start-ups to join the Program (to maximize the % leads conversion), Follow-up of non invested start-ups) – Portfolio Management (Start-up Board Management, Coffees, calls & Relations: Getting Qualitative information from each start-up and gather it (New rounds, changes in Cap Table, New investors, New events, etc.), Start-up Portfolio Dashboard (KPIs), Investment Alerts for pro-rata, Coordination with Finance Department for assuring best accountant practices, Budget for Investment control) – Document Management (Signatures Flow: Control of the signature of the documents lead by the company and assure the CEO signs all the documents requested, Documents Management: Contracts, signatures and storage management, Documents Management: Update of every new document from the startups (new SHAs, communications, etc.)) – Cap Table (Cap Table Dashboard of every Start-up, Simulations for Exit strategy, Estimations Best investment/investment scenarios, Investor’s Management, Deal Flow Management, Regular communication: Investors Dashboard & Report, Investor’s Committee (Organizing Actas, Investment/divestment votation through Google Forms and communicating results), Demos Day organization, Organize Investment Opportunities (e-mail with the deck + google form for voting))
A creative studio specializing in branding and packaging, helping entrepreneurs and SME’s creating strategic logos and developing brand identity. Their mission is to help companies designing authentic brands to build trust and sell more. They believe in a job with ethic, sensitivity, and creativity. Intern tasks may include: – Creating brand guidelines manuals – Preparing logo files for digital and printing – Participating in brainstorming – Creating mood-boards – Selecting typefaces – Designing logo proposals – Preparing presentation layout for clients following a template – Creating mockups for brand proposals and for website studio portfolio – Designing flyers or catalogs – Creating short animated videos with VIDELLO (animation knowledge is not required) – Creating social media visual content for Branding studio / Twitter, Instagram, Facebook – Designing web layouts for WordPress (if desired by intern)
This company elevates their clients’ messages and brands into extraordinary artistic marketing content. They create personalized artwork for luxury Interior Designers around the world in the form of ArtWalls, Art on Furniture, Ceilings, Floors, etc. Intern tasks may include: – Creating the weekly Artwork according to supervisor’s instructions – Using photoshop, illustrator, and any required graphic software, to create graphic art, according to specifications provided – Creating portfolios, image libraries, presentations, for Company Marketing purposes, etc.
You wake up and you’re not at home, you’re on a romantic getaway in Barcelona, at this Boutique Bed & Breakfast. Still under the sheets, you begin to wonder what the day will bring. Comfort, gastronomy, and art in a single space. Breakfast? On the terrace or in the gallery. We take care of every detail, every moment and every minute, making sure your day begins full of affection and color. Discover the harmony of a place that feels and thrives. Stay in the most authentic Barcelona, next to the Pedrera, the Passeig de Gràcia, the Rambla de Catalunya and the block of the Discòrdia. Your Barcelona from the very first breath. Intern tasks may include: – Reception: Check in, check out, invoices, guest control – Customer service: Resolving doubts or incidents that may occur during the guests’ stay – Concierge: Helping guests with anything they may need during their stay such as buying tickets, booking restaurants, taxis, etc – Kitchen: Assisting with breakfast preparation – Suppliers: Plan and place orders – Bar: Serving drinks to guests who request it (such as wines and cocktails) – Cleaning: Controlling cleaning of the rooms and common spaces – Maintenance: Ensuring that everything works correctly and in case you do not look for a solution or contact the right person – Social networks: Managing social accounts (Instagram, Facebook and the blog). Carry out posts and keep them all up to date
This small firm offers their customers the best service in the vacation accommodation sector. They are committed to maximizing the customers enjoyment and giving them the opportunity to have a pleasant and comfortable stay. Intern tasks may include: – Giving support with check ins and outs – Talking to guests via phone, e-mail, and in person (most important) – Creating experiences for our guests – Being responsible for breakfast during the morning shifts – Opening and closing the hotel, depending on shifts – Handling complaint – Selling tours and tickets to guests – Suggesting and recommending things to do and see to guests – Preparing cleaning plans – Managing maintenance staff – Proceeding bookings and recovering cancellations – Managing channels and prices
Finance start-up focused on big data. With an office located in one of the biggest co-working spaces in Barcelona, with an active and huge community. They work with international clients and are experts in copy trading, social trading, stock markets, and financial advising, with a focus on IT and Marketing. Intern tasks may include: – Working on big-data projects – Scraping data from websites – Connecting to API, saving information, creating data warehouse, indicators, and dashboards – Tracking and publishing information on the website
This internship is with a company that has developed the first “Fashion Brain” that is based on AI. They maintain a community of models, influencers, designers, and photographers. Through the ecosystem of a fashion-only search engine, millions of products from thousands of brands are connected and linked to their own Social Network, Analytics, Voice Recognition, Image Recognition, etc. Fashion professionals can easily measure their impact and prove their value by seeing who is reacting to social media posts. The app allows people to search for every brand, designer, and product and offers an unparalleled fashion experience to its users. Intern tasks may include: – Backend or Frontend development – Designing tools, apps, dashboards – Analyzing UX / UI for the App – Designing the Assistant’s Dialogue Project – Designing new projects to add to the Assistant
This is a creative space where different activities take place, such as an interior design showroom, co-working spaces for companies and freelancers, and private gastronomic events. Already an established online shop, this storefront opened in 2016 as a furniture showroom located in the Eixample Esquerra neighbourhood of Barcelona. The owner’s family background is in the upholstery business which is how he was first introduced to the world of interior décor. The services offered by the company includes interior design for contract or individual projects. The space includes a ground floor area that is divided into different sectors; living room, kitchen, dining room, bedroom etc. A first floor area at the rear of the showroom will accommodate changing art exhibitions and events, the first of which was organised by Artour-o, a platform that promotes Italian artists and art. The artwork will be on display during business hours and is open to the general public. The offices and studio areas are located within the same building occupying the basement and mezzanine areas. Intern tasks may include: – Providing support to various projects – Redesigning the co-working space (an update to the distribution of the current space) – Giving support with the projects of reformation of the ground floor, terrace, staircase and redistribution of 1,200 mq of space in the building – Assisting with the interior design and decoration of the homes and properties the company is currently working on – Research of projects and work social media – Performing scheduled site visits to check on projects and take measurements on-site
This organization is Europe’s most exciting amateur football community. Everyone at this company shares one common passion: football. Want to play football in Barcelona or play football in Berlin? It’s now not a problem. At this company, they wanted to make sure that everyone is able to play football in a way that fits their preferences and their lifestyle. They offer daily pick up football, competitive leagues and thrilling tournaments. Now operating in Barcelona, Valencia, Seville and Berlin; it’s bringing football to the people. It’s often a struggle to quite simply organise a game of football, not knowing where to play, or who to play with… our company is the solution. Everyone is welcome, all levels of play, men and women’s football, to provide you with the most sociable football experience Europe has to offer! If you’re just looking to play football casually, they have daily pick up sessions, where you can sign up and play the game you love with the people who share your passion. Every game has a dedicated organiser and all levels of play are welcome. It’s a great way to meet new people with similar interests and quite simply just have a good runabout! The main purpose here is just to have a good time, and what easier way is there to make friends than by playing football together and sharing a beer afterwards? For those who are looking for something more consistent, they offer a variety of leagues on different days of the week to fit your schedule. Their leagues are very exciting with the competition for the titles fierce. You can enter as a whole team with a group of friends, but also you can join an existing team if you’re interested in adding consistent, competitive football to your weekly calendar! Despite being amateur football, the leagues have a professional feel to them with pictures taken at all events, video recording of matches, with highlights, top goal scorer standings and more, all being uploaded! They also run several amateur football tournaments, ranging from a 1-day football tournament to a 3-day football festival! If you’re travelling with your teammates, why not enjoy some days playing football and party through the night in the hottest nightclubs the city has to offer! Whether you are just visiting Spain or Germany, or if you live here, there is always an option for you! Share your love of the ‘beautiful game’ with like minded people from all over the world. Intern tasks may include: – Writing articles for the website – Coordinating publicity of events, and other assigned projects – Managing and researching social media platforms – Researching, writing, and editing news stories – Researching and processing images – Conducting interviews – Using social media to promote content
This firm specializes in attending to the legal needs of international clients in Spain. They have a multilingual team of lawyers and paralegals, each of them with an international background and specializing in different areas of legal practice, all driven by the desire to make a positive impact on people and society through their work. Intern tasks may include: – Reviewing the legal texts in English – Writing articles for blog – Preparing conferences for the following year in the Barcelona Women Network (BWN) – Contacting clients/customer services – Following up on cases or taking notes of any client queries – Occasionally accompanying partners to court – Attending the events of expats
This affluent fieldwork specialist has been building a real expertise since 2014. The company empowers agencies, researchers, insights experts, and marketing teams in the luxury goods and wealth management industries to make more informed insight driven decisions. They are specialized in quantitative market research and data collection, designing personalized survey to our respondents, and analyzing data. The company provides highly validated affluent and high net worth sample through their proprietary panel as well as a suite of fieldwork solutions. Intern tasks may include: – Participating in the Revamping of their B to C brand – Contributing to website optimization – Actively participating in partnership set up to expand and grow their panel of affluent members – Giving support with SEO, website optimization, LinkedIn Campaigns, Social Media presence
Finance start-up focused on big data. With an office located in one of the biggest co-working spaces in Barcelona, with an active and huge community. They work with international clients and are experts in copy trading, social trading, stock markets, and financial advising, with a focus on IT and Marketing. Intern tasks may include: – Improving portfolios, creating new portfolios using Qlikview technology to analyze them – Developing strategies (SEO, Adwords, backlinks, Social Media, Mailing, etc.) to find new clients – Creating new content (videos, blogs, tutorials, etc.) to improve the value for the clients – Creating a MQL5 program to copy our portfolios – Developing website, creating rankings, marketing strategy, etc. for new projects
The company helps to promote Acts of Kindness through local actions that increase building human interaction and motivate social change. Their mission is to empower and unite people, companies, and organizations by fostering traceable and measurable Acts of Kindness. Their coins symbolize commitment, surrender, trust, and empathy. Each coin starts a kindness chain, which is reported on their website. They include a unique code, which will help the users to follow the Kindness Chain along each life it has touched. The coins are biodegradable, and contain a seed that can be planted at the end of the chain. Intern tasks may include: – Supporting sales and marketing executives in organizing various projects – Assisting in prospect acquisition and development of targeted outbound email marketing campaigns – Conducting market research and analyze consumer rating reports/ questionnaires – Employing marketing analytics techniques to gather important data (social media, web analytics, rankings etc.) – Updating spreadsheets, databases and inventories with statistical, financial and non-financial information – Assisting in the organizing of promotional events and traditional or digital campaigns and attend them to facilitate their success – Preparing and delivering promotional and sales presentations – Composing and post online content on the company’s website and social media accounts – Writing marketing literature (brochures, press releases, activities, etc.) to augment the company’s presence in the market – Communicating directly with clients and encourage trusting relationships – Undertaking daily administrative tasks to ensure the functionality and coordination of the department’s activities
This company is dedicated to the customization of all types of textile garments and advertising material through embroidery, prints, and serigraphs. Their mission is to offer the best personalization services guaranteeing a quality production with unparalleled delivery times. They can make up to 800 embroideries, 1500 prints, and 3500 serigraphs per day for all types of clients and sectors (uniforms, patches, gifts, clothing brands, merchandising for companies, promotional material, etc.). Intern tasks may include: – Uploading new products to our website with our LOGOS – Working with Photoshop, illustrator, InDesign, Premier Pro, etc. to generate content – Collaborating with the marketing team to create content – Sharing content to our social media accounts and working with the marketing department – Managing the brand strategy of the company
This company was established in 2014 to fulfill the need for high-quality, specialized translations in the arts and culture sectors. The founder is passionate about languages, cross-cultural communication, and translation, as well as helping museums and cultural sites be accessible to a wider, multilingual audience. The company culture revolves around lifelong learning, growth, a sense of wonder, intellectual curiosity, eagerness to serve clients with integrity and excellent customer service (fast yet precise). It is an open culture since their service is all about inclusion, audience engagement, effective communication, building bridges between different languages and cultures. The style is a blend of informal and formal as they deal with large, prestigious art institutions but always in a friendly, empathic way. Intern tasks may include: – Supporting the director with project management tasks – Content creation – drafting posts for the blog and social media accounts (LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook) following a monthly plan devised by a communication strategist – Helping with the implementation of digital marketing activities (creating lead magnets, landing pages, SEO optimization, ad campaigns) – Giving support in updating portfolio with new projects and creating updated marketing materials (leaflets, packs/rate sheets, etc.) – Online prospecting – access to Sales Navigator on LinkedIn to create segmented lists of prospective clients divided by buyer persona.
This organization is an English teacher training school based in Barcelona. They started as a small, independent school in 2012, training small groups of new teachers every month. In 2017 they achieved accreditation by Trinity College London and are proud providers of the Trinity CertTESOL qualification, but have maintained their philosophy from the beginning – personalized training in small groups and excellent study experience from start to finish. The school is housed in a beautifully refurbished 19th century Barcelona historical building. It has 6 comfortable classrooms, each equipped with an interactive whiteboard, MAC computers, and air conditioning. It has a bright, airy library with plenty of space, making it the perfect place to study. Intern tasks may include: – Managing the company’s social media accounts and schedule and post content – Brainstorming campaign ideas – Collecting photo and video footage around the academy – Editing and creating short video content for platforms such as Instagram, Youtube, and TikTok – Researching upcoming social media trends and create content accordingly – Engaging with students at the academy to gain user generated content – Creating and replying to email campaigns with Mailchimp – Writing and editing for the blog – Proofreading and user testing the websites
This charity is focused on helping NGOs promote their cause and gain the appropriate funding needed to implement change. Their three main areas of development are Environment, Animal Rights, and Education. They are a non-profit organization that uses innovation to educate and raise awareness. Project: An interactive role playing game designed to teach players about real world social and environmental challenges. Through group participation and decision-making, the players learn collaboration, win-win negotiation, and conflict resolution. Intern tasks may include: – Promoting the organization’s three main areas of development, Environment, Animal rights, and Education – Working with NGO’s clients on marketing their cause – Offering support with tasks focused on communication/writing/translations – Offering creative solutions to increase visibility of the causes – Developing social media projects
A human resources company for the 3D Printing Industry. They are a unique, niche, and focused recruitment agency working exclusively in Additive Manufacturing. They love innovation, efficiency, and productivity, so they test every new hiring tool, platform, app, bot, and methodology, and continually adapt their hiring universe to make their processes the most efficient and effective in the market. Intern tasks may include: – Generating B2B leads – Searching 3D printing companies and positions – Identifying the person responsible for hiring in the company – Conducting email outreach – Managing database of 3D companies, contacts, processes – Searching content – Creating publications – Email marketing
The company’s mission is to teach wine lovers how to be confident consumers through educational experiences and entertaining events. The owners are a husband and wife and their goal is to teach visitors and expats about Catalan and Spanish wine. The husband is the official owner and the accountant, and the wife runs the day-to-day life in the studio, including running catas, 5-week courses about wine, organizing events with guest winemakers/sommerliers, planning large scale events outside the studio (wine catering for weddings, vineyard dinners, pop up wine events, advertising, social media management, purchasing, and inventory. Intern tasks may include: – Writing blog posts about wines and wineries – Conducting blog related research – Writing copy about wines/wineries for wine subscription boxes – Organizing and planning events – Writing events proposals – Press release writing – Publishing occasionally on social media channels
This organization is a social project that promotes an active lifestyle and the inclusion or engagement of a segment of the population that has the knowledge of the traditional Spanish and Catalan cuisine. With the ancestral knowledge concerning the traditional cooking skills as a central element, they carry out different projects that involve the senior people, their Grandmas, who are actively participating in the offerings. Intern tasks may include: – Assisting with cooking events – Taking pictures and short videos – Helping with the cooking class set-up – Sharing social media accounts with travelers so they can post – Managing Social Media accounts: Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Youtube – Assisting with the social media strategy – Executing and developing content strategy for social media accounts – Creating a tutorial of the social media execution plan – Looking at partner sites to check and list content – Making changes to website – Helping to organize files, recipes, intern administration documents, partners price lists, incomes
Organization focused on women’s rights, domestic violence, and community outreach. It is a space for meeting, participation, and solidarity for migrant and local women. It is a space for the empowerment of women through the sharing of experiences, solidarity, and participation in society. The organization is a meeting place for women from all over the world, concerned about improving their social or work situation, through training, job search, and well-being with themselves. Their services offer psychologic attention, legal advice, socio-labor consulting, occupational training, language and computer courses, among other activities. Intern tasks may include: – Offering customer service and assisting members – Advising the circuit of public institutions at the service of migrated people – Assisting with socio-labor orientation – Giving support in legal advice – Promoting and organizing courses (Catalan, English, computer science, Spanish, Sociosanitary, cooking, sewing – Dealing with database (statistical work)
They are a non-profit organization led by volunteers. They strive to improve society by creating opportunities for the development of every child and young person so that they grow stronger every day in order to overcome barriers that limit their dreams. Their objective is to get the most out of each child by attempting to eliminate external factors that could impede their potential. To do this, they focus on important areas like the wellbeing of families, education, training, and access to employment, housing, and basic needs (nutrition, health, recreation). Intern tasks may include: – Helping with the job placement program with adults and children under 30; classroom job search; job search workshops English – Supporting Spanish classes for immigrants (morning with women and the mixed group in the afternoons) – Supporting tutoring classes – Assisting with leisure activities – Providing support with activities where families and children get involved to acquire study habits etc.
This company is the world’s largest community for authentic food experiences with locals, in over 130 countries. From a dinner party in an elegant Paris home, to an Italian feast with a Roman family, to a cooking class in Tokyo, they connect hand-selected local hosts with travelers seeking unique, immersive experiences. Whether they’re home-cooks, food-lovers, MasterChefs, or Michelin-starred chefs, their hosts all share one special ingredient: a passion for bringing people together through food. Intern tasks may include: – Considering how best to optimize the host community via strategic copy-writing and professional photos – Working with marketing team to develop materials to present to partner targets – Translating and correcting host profiles, grammar, and editing photos – Managing Photoshoots: Mailing Guest Book, calling hosts to get feedback from their gastronomic experiences with their guests – Supporting the Community (Host & Team) Profiles: assist with transition since two companies have merged – Developing Quality Control
They are a non-profit organization led by volunteers. They strive to improve society by creating opportunities for the development of every child and young person so that they grow stronger every day in order to overcome barriers that limit their dreams. Their objective is to get the most out of each child by attempting to eliminate external factors that could impede their potential. To do this, they focus on important areas like the wellbeing of families, education, training, and access to employment, housing, and basic needs (nutrition, health, recreation). Intern tasks may include: – Assisting families and their children in completing school assignments – Giving support to families to improve their involvement in their children’s education – Designing and proposing extracurricular activities related to the environment and gender equality – Responding to the demands of families with regards to discipline – Giving technical and administrative support to the program leader – Supporting students in the classroom during Spanish classes – Giving technical and administrative support to the project leader – Accompanying the teacher in giving lessons during Spanish class – Supporting in the classroom during formative action developed by youth – Designing and proposal of transversal materials – Elaborating and designing program content (Cultural activities, plays, health, and environmental awareness workshops) – Accompanying educators in charge of student groups during field trips – Elaborating or gathering necessary materials for the development of an activity – Analyzing the needs and characteristics of the group – Designing activities with the corresponding objectives, content, and methods – Planning, preparing, and evaluating educational activities during free time (motor activities, plays, arts and crafts)
This teaching hospital is a private non-profit institution dedicated to public service that provides public healthcare services and outpatient consultations. They are in the process of establishing themselves as a highly specialized maternity and children’s hospital with international recognition. Intern tasks may include: – Assisting families and children with human and psychological support – Playing with kids that are admitted in hospital – Organizing activities and celebrations – Providing support at workshops
This is a small start-up company that started as a cold pressed juice bar before expanding to a company whose fitness community is at the heart of everything that they do. They wanted to create a community open to all no matter what your age, fitness level, race, religion or lifestyle preferences. They offer outdoor group fitness classes daily in some of Barcelona’s most iconic locations. They also run community social events, support local charities and host regular activities focused on improving their environment and local area. Their mission is to feed the body, mind and soul of our customers through their range of services. From daily meal delivery to their personalized meal prep, from their locally sourced ingredient boxes to fitness and yoga classes – they bring the healthy lifestyle closer to everyone! Intern tasks may include: – Building brand awareness – Posting to and updating the website and social media accounts – Creating content for social media – Assisting with and working at the café that offers breakfast, lunch, and snacks – Assisting with larger events
This teaching hospital is a private non-profit institution dedicated to public service that provides public healthcare services and outpatient consultations. They are in the process of establishing themselves as a highly specialized maternity and children’s hospital with international recognition. Intern tasks may include: – Conducting and collecting qualitative data (feedback) directly from patients to explore their barrier and create a future intervention to improve the patient’s portal – Dealing with telephone outreach and data organization The intern may communicate with families using the portal to determine: – The usability of the portal – User satisfaction with the portal – Ways to improve the portal – Where users “get stuck” and need assistance – If the content is accurate and necessary
This historic sports club, located in the Poble Nou neighborhood of Barcelona, is one of the most representative sports societies of the neighborhood and the only one in its specialty. Founded in 1924, it was originally founded as a group dedicated to sailing but has since expanded to rugby water polo, and swimming training. Today, in addition to the sports training facilities, they operate a number of fully equipped athletic centers that offer a wide variety of swimming lessons, fitness classes, and wellness programs. Intern tasks may include: – Introducing basic concepts of kinesiology into fitness and incorporating exercises into fitness routines and personal training – Introducing basic concepts of kinesiology in the aquatic environment/swimming classes – Interacting with the nutrition department and analyzing its interaction with kinesiology – Developing a workshop addressing the correlation between kinesiology and Tot Esquena (a back/posture rehabilitation and correction activity)
This historic sports club, located in the Poble Nou neighborhood of Barcelona, is one of the most representative sports societies of the neighborhood and the only one in its specialty. Founded in 1924, it was originally founded as a group dedicated to sailing but has since expanded to rugby water polo, and swimming training. Today, in addition to the sports training facilities, they operate a number of fully equipped athletic centers that offer a wide variety of swimming lessons, fitness classes, and wellness programs. Intern tasks may include: – Coordinating logistics for different sport campuses – Assisting with marketing tasks (social media, visuals, etc.) with the Marketing Manager – Assisting with event promotion through video production and photography from different campuses – Supporting the business planning and operational assistance – Managing the registration process for the main center – Monitoring satisfaction and progress of the clients
Founded in 2000, they are specialists in corporate entertaining and incentives, working closely with the most important Destination Management Services Companies in Barcelona and with many of the hotels in the city. They offer private charters and public sails with the catamaran, as well as working with other catamarans and boats. Intern tasks may include: – Providing help if we organize a private sail through tickets online – Following up on reservations, confirming that they are paid – Assisting the person at the kiosk with the online tickets and selling tickets – Observing the selling procedure at the kiosk and propose some improvements or options to increase sales – Observing the competitors which have their kiosk next to ours to get some information about our strengths and weaknesses – Assisting in developing the social media strategy so they can promote more our services through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Trip Advisor – Brainstorming new ideas to reach more customers and/or markets – Managing their customer reviews to maintain and improve their position – Observing the crew service with the customers and suggesting any ideas to improve the service on board and/or ideas to improve the sales at the bar that they have on board – Supporting the crew during a few private charters, helping with the check-in, welcoming the customers, and suggesting any ideas to improve the service with the corporate and incentive market – Organizing the special sailing event involving contacting customers, check in the payments and do a follow up after the event
This company was created to offer an original, healthy, and fun way of getting to know the city of Barcelona by bicycle. They offer different guided city tours that make it an unique experience and a chance to enjoy a perfect mix of history, culture, arts, nature, and fun. They will make you experience Barcelona like never before. Intern tasks may include: – Helping to improve online marketing plan – Developing activities in order to generate more online sales in the English (speaking) market for city sightseeing – Exploring possibilities in affiliate marketing, social media activities and content management – Assisting with planning and coordinating bike tours
The studio was born to combine both their passion and lifestyle, and use it at the service of groups and individuals who want to spread the word about their projects, and share their story. Whether it’s film or photography, their strength stands on listening and learning everything about client’s project, so they can deliver their creations mirroring their soul. Intern tasks may include: Marketing: – Content creation for the website – Improving the SEO of the pages – Creating Marketing Collaterals – Weekly IG Posts/Reels creation and publication – Increasing our IG followers Video Editing: – Proofing Clips – Creating project structures in Premiere – Preparing Master Files – Researching Audio for the videos – Mixing – Coloring – Re-editing with client feedback
After catalyzing an important movement to popularize self-publishing and small publishing houses in Brazil, the festival aims to promote projects not only in the graphic arts, but also by inspiring political and social ideas through debates, talks, and meetings. They also have a fixed art space based in São Paulo. This formal company is supported by sponsors and governmental grants. Intern tasks may include: – Researching studios, artists, and writers on self-publishing in Barcelona – Getting in touch with potential new contacts – Recording and editing documental archives of this production – Assisting with fairs and book exhibitions
This real estate and service company specializes in helping foreigners, both professionals and masters degree students, with above average spending power, to find apartments in Barcelona. They act as relocation agents and a “full service” real estate company. Additionally, it provides other services to make their move to Barcelona as seamless as possible. They are Barcelona experts, and the way they work and their niche clientele ensures that they have high levels of demand and exceptional trust from their clients when looking to rent or buy a property. In order to better serve their customers they are constantly creating useful content to help them navigate the city whether it be our free e-books, blogs, or videos. Intern tasks may include: – Assisting with shooting (and sometimes shooting) on-location shoots throughout beautiful Barcelona – Shooting virtual video tour content for each of our newly captured properties for rent – Assisting with research, content planning, and creation – Digitizing footage, assisting editors with cuts, file management, archiving – Helping to actively promote and spread finished videos online and bring more and more traffic to the company website – Attempting to create viral videos that can grab a lot of attention – Equipment available to use for shooting will be a Canon M50 Mirrorless camera with a 11-13 wide lens
This company is dedicated to the customization of all types of textile garments and advertising material through embroidery, prints, and serigraphs. Their mission is to offer the best personalization services guaranteeing a quality production with unparalleled delivery times. They can make up to 800 embroideries, 1500 prints, and 3500 serigraphs per day for all types of clients and sectors (uniforms, patches, gifts, clothing brands, merchandising for companies, promotional material, etc.). Intern tasks may include: – Creating websites to further increase income channels – Creating new landing pages – Maintenance and updating of the current web page – Assisting with implementing the new strategy of SEO and SEM – Updating new products and categories of the website
Course Code: GE 301
Instruction Language: English
This course is intended to help students gain an understanding of the Attributes Employers Want to See on New College Graduates’ Resumes as defined by industry assessment conducted by the World Economic Forum. Learning and developing these attributes will increase students’ marketability to future global employers, contribute to their leadership capacity and their ability to attain professional success in a global economy.
Course Code: GE 302
Instruction Language: English
Students will learn to identify culture, cultural differences and how to navigate a multicultural workplace. They will build their own intercultural competence in terms of their own awareness, skills, and knowledge as a necessary basis for learning about communication in the global workplace, especially as it may be applied to their host country and their individual internship experience. Students will have the opportunity to identify underlying cultural concepts and how these impact workplace practices and communication so that they may develop their own competencies in the workplace and apply these new understandings to their own internship experience.
Course Code: GE 298
Instruction Language: English
Students will engage in a work experience with organizations in a wide variety of fields. The experience is designed to be relevant to the student’s academic pursuits, personal development, and professional preparation. The internship is a substantive career development experience and provides students with the opportunity to gain experience in workplace settings and to translate classroom learning into practice. The intent is for the student to be exposed to business ideas and concepts while being mentored. Doing analysis, contributing to decisions, and communicating meaningful ideas should form the bulk of the work, although some low skill work (for example, data entry and making phone calls) can be a part of the assignment. At the end of the internship experience, students will be able to reflect on their personal and professional growth and begin seeing themselves on their career path.
If you would like to earn academic credit for your internship and your university does not offer academic credit for your internship, it’s possible that you can receive transfer credit through our School of Record, Fairfield University.
AIFS Abroad interns have the option to receive up to 12 credits during a full summer or semester program, which is done through credit-bearing internships and online coursework. AIFS Abroad is able to share detailed syllabi (including a weekly planner) to both students and advisors upon request.
While there is an additional fee for the credit, it is typically less than at your university.
Transcripts will include Fairfield letter grade and credit. Your university academic advisor or study abroad advisor will determine how the credit transfers back for your coursework.
This organization focuses their efforts in neighborhoods with children and young people with social needs to achieve concrete and lasting improvements in their growth and their immediate environment. They promote social transformation through a shared project that includes: social action, advocacy, awareness, citizen mobilization, and active volunteering. Intern tasks may include: – Administrative tasks, material preparation, data management, planning and developing socio-education leisure activities for children ages 5-12 – Summer Camp “assistant instructor” with these tasks – Giving support to the education team leading recreational activities, outings, games, sports, workshops, looking after the well being of children during activities – A week of “Colònies” (Overnight Summer camp)