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Internships for Alicante, Spain

Qualified semester and yearlong students may apply to do an internship in the community. This field experience type internship is designed to complement the academic program; therefore, you will receive academic credit but no financial compensation. The working schedule will be determined by the schedule of USAC courses. The student will be working in a non-English speaking environment and must be able to communicate at an advanced language level.

USAC will attempt to place students in a field related to the student’s interest. Example placements include:

  • Hotels
  • Tourist Office
  • Travel Agencies
  • Teaching at Local Schools
  • Infant/Preschool
  • Accountancy
  • Libraries
  • Marketing
  • NGOs
  • International Development
  • Assistance for Physically and Mentally Disabled
  • Tutoring for Disadvantaged Youth
  • Gyms
  • Local Businesses
You are encouraged to request any field of interest and the Alicante program will try its best to find a suitable position for you.

If interested, you will apply after you have been accepted into the program; consult the Internship Opportunities and Application document on Student Gateway for more information. Requirements are: enrollment in the Alicante program, minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, junior standing at time of internship, and a student in Track IV. The fee to arrange an internship is 200 EUR.

Quick Details

App. Deadlines

Summer I or I & II: Apr. 1

Summer II: May 1

Fall or Year: June 15

January: Nov. 1

Spring: Nov. 1


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Capacity

Spring 2016: approaching capacity; apply soon!

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