JMU Internship in Spain
The Internship in Spain program is designed for students who are interested in learning and experiencing the Spanish working environment. Students will have the opportunity to intern in several industries such as Business, Education, Communication, Legal, Engineering and Non-Profit. The internships will take place in Valencia, Spain and hosted by Globalinks Learning Abroad, a JMU partner to provide the internship placement.
Students will be placed in an internship site in Valencia, 4 days a week for approximately 40 hours a week for a total of 6 weeks. At the end of the program, students will either earn 3 credits for Special Topic in International Business (IBUS 298) or International Business Internship (IBUS 494).
Valencia is the located on the Mediterranean Sea and as the third largest city in Spain, it is one of the fastest growing cities in Europe with strong influences in science, education, business and the arts. The city center is made up of historic buildings, cathedrals, shops and restaurants. With approximately 800,000 “Valencianos,” the city provides a metropolitan environment with easy access to the rest of the Spain.
DirectorFelix Wang | firstname.lastname@example.org | Office of International Programs
In Valencia, students have the option to choose either an apartment with no meals or host family with some meals provided.
Additional Items to Consider
The 6-week experience also satisfies the International Business study abroad requirement. Fluency in Spanish is not required but preferred. For IBUS 494, students will need to meet necessary pre-requisites. For more information, please see the JMU undergraduate catalogue.
Applicants must have a GPA minimum of 2.0
This list serves as an application preview. To apply, students will need to complete the following:
- Study Abroad Online Application ($25 fee)
- Short essay
- Official transcript required for non-JMU and first semester transfer students.
Further details and instructions about these application requirements will be available upon log-in.
All dates are tentative and subject to change
CoursesSPAN 490: Special Topics: International Business Internship (3 credit)
Courses listed here are to be used as a general guideline for program curriculum. *All courses are considered pending until approved by the Academic Department, Program, and/or College.