This program is offered for those students who are looking to enhance their Spanish language skills while interning abroad in one of Europe’s most important vibrant commercial centers. This intensive program combines a professional internship with a liberal arts course, focusing on either contemporary Spanish culture or modern Spanish writers. Cultural reimbursements pay students’ admission to approved cultural sites and activities, and homestays offer greater linguistic and cultural immersion.
43 Portage Road, Otahuhu, Auckland 1062, New Zealand
All students enroll in one required course, then enroll directly at the University of Auckland or Auckland University of Technology (AUT), depending on their specific field and interests. Students take two courses at the university of their choice and complete an 8- to 10-week internship as their fourth and final course. Fall Semester The fall semester runs for approximately 16 weeks. During the Core Phase, students take the required course for five to six weeks and enroll in two elective courses from the host university’s Semester II course selection. During the Internship Phase, students continue with their two elective courses while placed in their internship. Spring Semester The spring semester runs for approximately 24 weeks during New Zealand’s summer and fall. Therefore, students enroll in both the New Zealand summer session (January–February) and Semester I (March–June). During the summer session, students take the required course and enroll in one elective course. During Semester I, students participate in an internship and enroll in one other elective course.
The Geneva Internship program combines coursework at the BU Geneva Academic Center with professional work experience in or near Geneva.