Barcelona is the most populous city in Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain, attracting thousands of tourists and visitors each month. Therefore, there are many opportunities for those in the hospitality industry. You could work for a local travel agency, lead tours around the city, or work in a high-volume hotel.
Gain professional international experience in the beautiful city of Barcelona! As a PR intern you will have the opportunity to organize and promote events for press releases while working alongside the marketing team to define and implement successful marketing strategies. As you represent your host company, you will also strive to establish relationships with new and existing clients.
Your internship in Barcelona will allow you to gain professional experience in photography by working in various galleries. Some duties may include: organizing shows, assisting with set design and gallery set-up, and coordinating marketing efforts. During this program, you will learn about different techniques used by professional photographers and then test those techniques by taking your own pictures to build your portfolio!
This program will give interns exposure to the world of performing arts in a city that boasts world-renowned theatres, such as the Teatre Lliure and the Teatre Nacional de Catalunya. Home to the Barcelona and Catalonia National Symphonic Orchestra, an internship in Barcelona will allow you to work behind the scenes at a local production, create promotional materials for shows, or assist a performing arts instructor. Build a great professional network that will aid in both career and personal growth while living in this beautiful and exciting city.
With over fifty theatres and music venues in Barcelona, it’s understood that music is an integral part of Catalonian culture. You can work for a music event company assisting in the organization of events, music production, marketing process, and concert promotion. If you love music and wish to further explore the field in an international professional setting, then Barcelona is the place to be!
*This is a great opportunity for gap-year students!* Spend 4 weeks in Barcelona this summer in our exclusive micro-business incubator program. This opportunity is ideal for students concentrating in journalism, business, marketing, public relations, entrepreneurship, political science, and similar fields. Get the benefits of our usual program in Spain like language instruction and housing, but with business coaching classes, guest speakers, planned day-trips, and business visits. If you have 4 weeks to spend anywhere in the world this summer, why not Barcelona for this once in a lifetime professional exploration? Application deadline: March 30, 2013.
Barcelona is considered to be one of the world’s major global cities due to its influence in commerce and other business sectors. We offer placements in a wide variety of fields, such as: international marketing, social networking, marketing plan presentations, internal marketing, and external marketing. As an intern in Barcelona, you may be tasked to conduct marketing and competitor research, develop business plans, conceptualize and design websites, and create promotional ads and campaigns. There are also opportunities within NGOs to help organize projects’ marketing and communication plans and be involved in the creative process of pamphlet and website design.
Broaden your knowledge with an internship abroad that will expose you to the laws and practices used in Spain. You can conduct comparative research between Spanish law and your country’s law practices, attend trials and visits with lawyers, assist in the analysis of real cases, and be involved in trial preparation.
Great opportunities are available in Barcelona for journalism internships. Depending on your background and interests, you can conduct research, write articles, arrange press releases, coordinate PR events, or even translate various publications from Spanish to English. Gain professional field experience in this thrilling city where there’s always something to report on!
Barcelona is a major global business hub and is home to many international companies. You could conduct international research for your company’s growth, work in an import/export department, or explore the global finance sector. This internship program is designed to promote professional growth and development while building a vast network of connections.
There are many available options for web design and IT systems management in Barcelona. You can develop and implement databases, build reports, or even work alongside a marketing team to effectively carry out various campaigns and projects. This is a great opportunity for advanced Spanish speakers to work in the IT department of local translation companies.
Promote to Catalonians the benefits of leading a healthy lifestyle through regular exercise, a proper diet, and a positive approach to life. Interns will be exposed to different areas, including: health coaching, personal training, nutritional services, fitness testing, health fairs, and screening events. You could work alongside a sports team and be involved in training and management, assist with the marketing of a local wellness company, or even teach sports at a summer camp!
You can learn about the cosmopolitan and bohemian flare of fashion in Barcelona by working with a local fashion magazine. This will incorporate various elements like journalism, translating, and event planning. Home to one of the newest fashion weeks, Barcelona is seeking to become one of the premier showcases for fashion on an international level.
There are a number of opportunities available within the education field in various NGOs in Barcelona. You could teach an English class at the Civic Center, instruct a beginner’s computer class, or even assist in a workshop for image consulting that prepares Latin American women for interviews. Other opportunities might involve developing marketing and communication plans for education-based NGOs, working at a camp teaching English, or even teaching fitness in English.
Please note that many classes will be taught slightly outside of Barcelona but that are easily accessed through the advanced public transportation system.
Catalan cuisine is based on high-quality seafood, fruits, and vegetables that adapt with the different seasons and are representative of the region’s cultural and religious roots. Your knowledge of Mediterranean cuisine will greatly improve with an internship at a local upscale restaurant where you can shadow a chef. During your time in Barcelona, you can purchase ingredients at a local market, learn various Catalan cooking techniques, and practice your food preparation and presentation. Previous academic or professional experience in culinary arts is required.
This internship program in Barcelona will give interns first-hand experience in the diverse field of communications. In our globalized world, experience in an international setting is imperative to companies, especially within the communications field. During your internship, you may be translating, writing articles, developing business communication plans, or working in linguistics. We take your background and skills into consideration to place you in a position that matches your personality and interests.
Learn more about the production process with a broadcasting internship in Barcelona! Enhance your development, management, and distribution skills by working with an independent film production company. You can assist in script writing, the selection of visual aids and music resources, and even in the creation of film publications.
Barcelona is one of the world’s leading cultural centers; thus, it has a significant stronghold in the art community. There are tons of museums and galleries throughout the city, making it one of the best locations to learn more about art and its history. You could find yourself working alongside a museum curator or even leading tours of museums and historic sites!