The Madrid Internship Program offers students the opportunity to spend
eight weeks living, studying, and interning in Madrid, one of Europe’s
liveliest and most exciting capital cities. This is an intensive program
combining participation in a professional internship with a liberal arts
course whose focus is either contemporary Spanish culture or twentieth-
century Spanish writers. The program thus provides students with the
unique opportunity to combine experience in the classroom and in a
Courses are taught at the Instituto Internacional. Students live in Spanish
households and enjoy excursions within Madrid and to nearby cities such
as Sevilla, Toledo, and Segovia. Upon successful completion of the
program students earn eight Boston University credits.
Students choose one of the following courses and an internship course. Students enroll in a four-credit internship placement. Internship areas
Each course carries four credits. Students must enroll for a total of eight include: advertising marketing and public relations, arts and arts
credits. administration, business and economics, film, radio and television,
health and human services, hospitality and tourism, international organi-
CAS SP 302 Topics in Contemporary Spanish Culture (prerequisite: CAS zations and NGOs, journalism, politics and international relations, pre-
LS 303, fifth-semester college-level Spanish, or the equivalent) law.
CAS SP 400 Topics in Hispanic Literature (prerequisite: CAS LS 350,
Introduction to Analysis of Hispanic Texts or the equivalent)
Housing Application Deadlines
All Madrid students are placed in Spanish households, where they have Summer Term: March 1
their own room and take meals with their hosts.
Summer 2009 Program Cost
Admissions $7,300. Cost includes tuition, room, board, field trips, internship, and
• Minimum GPA: 3.0 (in major and overall) emergency travel assistance coverage. Costs for Summer 2010 have not
• Minimum five semesters of college-level Spanish or the equivalent yet been announced and will be subject to approval by the Board of
• Please note, requirements vary by level Trustees of Boston University.
Summer Term: late May–mid–July
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