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Internships Opportunities

Customized &
          Faculty-Led Programs     

TEACHING INTERNSHIPS IN BARCELONA, MADRID and SEVILLE

SCHOOLS IN SPAIN: Private, bilingual schools. Some of them with students in early-childhood and primary education; others are K-12 schools.

LANGUAGE NEEDED: Since the schools where the student-teachers will do their internships are bilingual, there is no need to know Spanish, even though it is better if participants have some knowledge of it.

PROGRAM TARGET:

  • Colleges of Education, or other universities, where an international training experience for their students is desirable or needed. We would work with these universities organizing pre-departure support as needed and onsite logistics.
  • Individual student-teachers who would like to have an international experience in order to gain invaluable knowledge and recognition. We would work with them individually.

CALENDAR:

  • Winter-Spring: Anytime from mid-late January to mid-June
  • Fall: Anytime from mid-late September to mid-December
  • Summer: TBC

LENGTH OF PROGRAM: From 1 month to 89 days.

PROGRAM INCLUSIONS:

  • Pre-departure support as needed, in terms of providing all requested information and visiting universities to provide details on the program
  • Airport pick up and transfer to Housing
  • Comprehensive orientation
  • Internship placement
  • Local school orientation
  • Internship follow-up
  • Housing
    • Home stays
    • Apartments
  • 24/7 onsite support
  • Transfer to the airport on the departure date (only for groups, 10+ students, coming from a US university)

CREDITS:

  • Home (origin) institutions in the US could provide credits to their students.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF STUDENT-TEACHERS:

  • Work full-time Monday through Friday
  • Mandatory assignment to a tutor who will guide them, supervise their work and provide a final report at the end of the program
  • Prepare materials, tasks, and classes supporting their tutors
  • Give classes when needed
  • Organize conversation groups
  • Correct homework and exams
  • Provide personal insight about American teaching methodologies, the educational system, and culture in general
  • Support their tutors as needed in other tasks

GENERAL OUTCOMES:

  • Awareness of new teaching methodologies in an international/bilingual school
  • Development of a personal and professional relationship with an international school
  • Learning discipline principles and ways of communication between teachers and students in a foreign country
  • Development of abilities to adapt to a new environment in an international school
  • Improved classroom management skills
  • Gaining a global understanding of international teaching and education
  • Ability to empathize with non-English speaking students in the classroom

COSTS

  4 weeks 8 weeks 12 weeks
  Apt option Home
Stay
Apt option Home
Stay
Apt option Home
Stay
Barcelona $1820 $2030 $2800 $3220 $3780 $4410
Madrid $1820 $2030 $2800 $3220 $3780 $4410
Seville $1680 $1925 $2520 $3010 $3360 $4095

 



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