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Spain: Madrid

Spend seven weeks working for a company in one of the most beautiful and culturally rich cities in the world on the international business internship in Madrid. During this summer experience, you will apply the theories and concepts you’ve learned in class to an international working environment, learning and practicing the professional customs, behaviors and norms of another culture.

The skills you develop on this internship will transform you as a leader and give you a distinct competitive advantage in the job market. Along with practicing fundamental workplace skills and developing your facility with the Spanish language, you will demonstrate that you can work in a diverse environment, adapt to change, be a flexible problem solver and integrate successfully into a diverse and cross-cultural team—all high-demand skills for today’s globally minded employers.

Madrid is the political and economic capital of Spain and a historic and cultural center. It’s an ideal city for improving your Spanish language skills.

You will work Monday through Thursday at your placement company for 30-35 hours per week.

This program is run through EUSA, a third-party provider.

EUSA’s internship services include:

  • Internship matching in a professional practice internship, which includes mid-term review and Unpacking Your Experience workshop
  • Virtual pre-placement consultation meeting with EUSA Madrid placement manager, which is conducted in Spanish
  • Follow-up and any required trouble-shooting
  • On-site program management and emergency support
  • Eight weeks of housing in student residences
  • On-site program and internship orientation, including airport pickup
  • Cultural exploration activities program
  • Coordination with each internship supervisor and receipt of the supervisor’s and the student’s written evaluations

Quick Facts & Links

You must be admitted to the UNC Kenan-Flagler Undergraduate Business Program to apply for this program. Pre-business students, non-business majors and minors and non-UNC students are not eligible, with the exception of students in the Assured Admission Program (AAP). Admission status will be verified for all applicants.

  • GPA Requirement: 3.00
  • Language Prerequisite: Completion of 5 semesters of college-level Spanish
  • Class During Program (min): Rising Juniors
    • First year AAPs are eligible to apply to this program
  • Language of Instruction: Spanish
  • Program Dates: Summer 2022: May 25 – July 16
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  • Accessibility Resources

Application Information

Apply for a Kenan-Flagler Global Program and Global Programs scholarship through the same application system using your Kenan-Flagler credentials. Click the Apply Now button below to learn more about application deadlines, requirements, and to start your application!

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