affiliate program OVERVIEW

Intern abroad in Barcelona with a customized, international internship! Intern in English or Spanish while enjoying fun social activities and exceptional support. Experience the vibrant culture of beautiful Barcelona while boosting your resume.


Barcelona Study Abroad Experience (SAE) provides students and recent graduates with customized internships in a variety of fields, including international business, marketing, political science, health and fitness, culinary arts, tourism and hospitality, graphic design, education, communications, events management, journalism, photography, art and many more!


Barcelona SAE has customizable placements in the following fields:

   • International Business
   • Accounting
   • Communications
   • Entrepreneurship
   • Marketing
   • Animation
   • Architecture
   • Culinary Arts
   • Dance
   • Education
   • Event Planning
   • Fashion
   • Health & Fitness
   • Hospitality/Tourism
   • Government & Politics
   • Journalism
   • Information Technology
   • Photography
   • Public Relations
   • Theatre

and more. 



There is no language requirement. Barcelona SAE has English speaking and Spanish Speaking placements. 


Amenities provided by Barcelona SAE include:

  • Intensive Spanish Classes
  • Cultural activities
  • International business coaching
  • Professional development
  • Career coaching
  • Airport transportation
  • Housing
  • 24/7 support
  • Comprehensive medical and accident insurance
  • Orientation and re-entry workshops
  • Optional: provision of meals and laundry services


  • Travel and Program Expenses: $5000-$7000
  • University of Utah tuition
  • Academic Fee: $300


International interns are eligible to apply for the Hinckley Global Scholarship offered through the Hinckley Institute. Information can be found here. The Hinckley Institute also offers a low-interest loan program found here. In addition to funding through the Hinckley Institute, scholarships are available through the Center for Learning Abroad.


Internship dates may vary depending upon location but are based around the academic calendar:

  • Fall Semester: September-December
  • Spring Semester: January-April
  • Summer Semester: May-August


Students are required to register for a minimum of 3 HNKLY credit hours and a maximum of 12. International interns are required to submit 4 reflections and 10 weekly updates throughout the semester, as well as write a final policy paper, which is due 4 weeks after the end of the semester.


Students are required to attend a pre-departure orientation, which provides cultural and safety training and explanation of academic requirements. Students also meet with the program manager upon returning from the internship.


Please submit the Hinckley online application before the deadline and then email Global Internship Manager Jean Oh to set up an interview. During the interview you will receive more information on program specifics.