Virtual Internships in Barcelona is a four-credit internship opportunity. It’s critical to learn to adapt, acclimate, discover new ways to contribute, and be productive working remotely. Virtual internships combined with the internship course give you an opportunity to learn and develop valuable skills.
|Credit Type||Resident Credit|
|Sponsor||Learning Abroad Center|
|Student Type||UofM Students|
|Student Year||Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors|
The Virtual Internship in Barcelona program is a four-credit internship opportunity. Virtual internships combined with the internship course give you an opportunity to learn and develop valuable skills.
You’ll work on projects from the US for an international organization while adding a global perspective to your professional work experience. You’ll apply your in-class knowledge to real-world meaningful work, gain experience working remotely, expand your skill base, earn four credits from coursework, and maximize your time.
While we’ll try to place you in your preferred location, keep in mind that our top consideration is making an appropriate match to your skills, experience, and internship goals.
At the conclusion of this course, students will be able to:
Learning Abroad Center programs are:
|Program Level||3000-level course|
One 4-credit virtual internship course as well as 12–20 hours per week at your internship placement.
September 21st, 2020: Virtual internship course begins
September 28th, 2020: Virtual internship placement begins
December 16th, 2020: Virtual internship course and placement ends
The class will meet synchronously three times throughout the semester. The schedule of those classes is:
The 4-credit virtual internship course will consist of lectures, small-group discussions, readings, posting to prompts, blogs, essays, a mock interview, and a presentation. Along with the class, you’ll be assigned projects for 12–20 hours per week at your internship placement. The course will help you apply in-class knowledge to your work and understand your newly developed professional skills to articulate in professional situations.
Internships are available in a variety of fields and industries including:
Our partner with onsite contacts in Barcelona will work to place you with an internship suited to your skills, experience and goals for the internship.
|Program Term||App Open Date||Deadline*|
|Fall 2020||Jul 15||Aug 6|
|Virtual Internship Course Begins||Sep 21|
|Virtual Internship Placement Begins||Sep 28|
|Placement and Course Ends||Dec 16|
Students applying for internships with our partner in Barcelona should be aware that they must confirm their participation in the program no later than August 14, 2020.
|Center Name||TC Learning Abroad Ctr|
After completing the above application, which includes submitting a cover letter and resume, your application will be reviewed.
If accepted, you will be assigned a confirmation checklist, which you will complete to confirm your participation in the program. If you decide not to continue with the application process, log into the online application system and submit a Cancel Request.
We encourage you to reach out early in the process if you have questions about available placements, so that our advisers can help guide you to the location that works best for your skills, experience, and internship goals.
For further information or questions about this program, send an email toAshley Metz or call at 612.626.6380.