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Spain OléSAY Internship Spring-Summer, Fall 2023

Dates:
Winter: 22 January–12 April 2023 (must be 12 weeks)
Spring-Summer: 8 May–21 July 2023 (must be 12 weeks)
Fall: September–December 2023 (must be 12 weeks)

Application Deadlines:
6 October 2022 (Winter Program)
26 January 2023 (Spring/Summer Program)
23 February 2023 (Fall Program)

The Spain OléSAY internship program provides a unique cultural and educational experience designed to help advanced students acquire professional and cultural competencies that will allow them to prepare for life after the university. We can place interns in the following fields:

SCIENCE: Biology & Biotechnology, Medicine and Biomedicine, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Environmental Sciences

BUSINESS: Marketing and Communication, Finance & Business, Business Development

ENGINEERING: Physics, Mathematics, Technology, and General Engineering

Fluency in Spanish is required for all of the internships in Spain.

Click here to apply today!

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Contact Us

Scott Alvord
3162 JFSB
(801) 422-7546
salvord@byu.edu

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Program Flyer

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions
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More Information

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Courses

Students must register for 9 credit hours from the following classes:

SPAN 399R—Academic Internship (3-6 credit hours)

SPAN 395R—Contemporary Culture (3 credit hours)

Additional course options and direct enrollment may be considered in consultation with the program director.

Students may not take any other courses on this program, including BYU Online courses, without approval by the program director and ISP.
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Cost

$3,600–4,500

Includes Latter-day Saint undergraduate tuition (increased cost for graduate and non-Latter-day Saint students), internship placement and matching services, and international health insurance.

Does not include airfare, housing, meals, and personal expenses (weekend travel, souvenirs, etc.).
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Funding Sources

Regular BYU tuition scholarships, Pell Grants, and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to study abroad programs.

Students who submit the financial aid section of the ISP application and who have a current FAFSA form on file at the Financial Aid Office (A-41 ASB) will be considered for a study abroad scholarship and may be considered for other scholarships.

Academic departments and colleges may assist with scholarships and grants.

The College of Humanities offers international internship grants of up to $3,000 to majors within the college.

Private grants and scholarships outside of BYU may also assist (see kennedy.byu.edu/scholarships).
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Preparation

Applicants will be evaluated by the faculty advisor upon application to the program and must have completed SPAN 321 before participation in the program.

Prior to departure, students completing an internship are required to enroll in HCOLL 396R Humanities Leadership and Professional Development. This course will help prepare you to make the most of your internship experience.

Students must meet all country- and program-specific COVID and health requirements for travel.
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Housing

With the help of the program director, students will need to find their own housing. BYU policy prohibits students from asking Latter-day Saint families to provide accommodations. Housing options must be approved by the program director.
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Travel

Students are responsible for purchasing their own airfare to and from the program sites. Airline reservations must be made through BYU Travel. Students should contact a BYU Travel agent.

BYU Travel
280 HRCB
(801) 422-6293
travel@byu.edu
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Application Process

Students must be 18 years of age or older to participate.

Complete the online application here. A nonrefundable $35 application fee is required; applicants will be interviewed once the application is complete.

Students will be notified via e-mail of their acceptance into the program. The first payment is due upon acceptance; please refer to the Payment Information document.

Deadlines: 6 October 2022 (Winter Program); 26 January 2023 (Spring/Summer Program); 23 February 2023 (Fall Program)
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Program Adjustments

International Study Programs (ISP) reserves the right to cancel this program, revise its offerings, or make any adjustments to the preliminary cost.

If it becomes necessary for ISP to cancel a program, all program payments made to BYU ISP will be refunded to the student’s BYU Financial account.

ISP is the only office authorized to cancel any of its programs.
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Faculty

Scott Alvord
3162 JFSB
(801) 422-7546
salvord@byu.edu
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Contact Us

International Study Programs
101 HRCB
(801) 422-3686
isp@byu.edu
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ISP Student Handbook

To see the student handbook, click here.
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Payment Schedule

To see the payment schedule, click here.