The energy of Madrid is in its street life and warm people. To intern in Madrid is to experience more than a classroom – it is to experience the history of Spain and its people. Why should you in Madrid, Spain? Not only intern in the capital of Spain but also have an araw of Spanish cities and international destinations less than 3 hours away.
Interning abroad can be a great alternative to more traditional types of study abroad. They can be shorter, less expensive, easier to work into degree programs, and offer both cultural immersion and work experience into one program. Far fewer students participate in international internships, giving you a unique experience to help you stand out from other graduates. Since working overseas also presents unique challenges and pushes you outside of your comfort zone, it can also be a great way to grow your soft skills. Through your international internship program you will experience distinctive learning opportunities and challenges that will give you concrete examples of ways you developed these skills during your program.
API students will discover the wonders of Italy on this two-week art, language and culture program. Starting in Rome, students will visit many of Rome’s major sites, including St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums. Then, the group will travel to Tuscania to meet welcoming host families ready to prepare home-cooked Italian meals for students while they live in an idyllic medieval town to explore the creative arts of drawing and photography. Tuscania has been admired for centuries for its picturesque setting, fine culture and foods, and cobblestoned streets. Surrounded by medieval walls and guard towers, the town provides endless opportunities for authentic cultural immersion.
Students will spend mornings studying Italian language, photography* and sketching with the wonders and beauty of Italy as the backdrop for inspiration. In the afternoons and on weekends, students participate in experiential activities such as pottery workshops, cooking classes and urban treks, and will explore the pillars of Italian culture and history with visits to Florence and Venice.
Ages: 15-18 year olds only, completing grades 9-11
Language Level: No Italian language experience required
Housing: Local host families/hotels; Some meals and laundry are included; breakfast and dinner daily are included. Students are responsible for buying lunch.
International Internship Placements There are a number of international internship placements available to API participants.
For a summary of potential options, see the list below: Accounting and Finance Advertising, Communications and Journalism Architecture, Landscape, and Planning Arts and Design Business, Entrepreneurship, and Management Education Environmental Hospitality, Recreation, and Tourism Law NGO Psychology and Social Science Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Sports Veterinary Science and Zoology And More! Didn’t see your area of interest listed? Don’t fret! Just contact us and let us know what you are looking for and we can let you know what the options might be.