</iframe> The WF Department of Spanish & Italian offers a summer program of internships in Salamanca, Spain, site of the department´s semester-long study abroad program. This is an ideal program for students wishing to develop their knowledge of Spanish within a particular professional field, such as healthcare, business, politics, sociology, or translation. The Program’s immersion setting provides an optimal environment for improving language skills, furthering cultural knowledge, and learning about the functioning of agencies in different professional settings.      Location <iframe align="right" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="10" height="223" hspace="10" scrolling="no" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/ycEkXXj6Ds8"></iframe>Salamanca is a cosmopolitan university city approximately two hours northwest of Madrid. Students come to the city from all over Europe to study at the highly prestigious university (founded in 1218, more than 400 years before Harvard) and enjoy the lively social and intellectual scene.   Designated a Cultural Capital of Europe in 2002, Salamanca has some of the most stunning architecture in Spain. The cathedral, plaza, and major buildings are constructed of a local sandstone that glows golden at dawn and sunset. University buildings, some of which date from 1254, include a recently-restored plateresque façade famous for its whimsical carvings.   Portugal and other parts of Spain are easily accessible from Salamanca. Students routinely visit Lisbon, Valencia, Seville, Madrid, and Barcelona.   Program Course descriptions: SPA 199. Internship in Spanish Language. (3 h) Under faculty direction, a student undertakes a language project in conjunction with a service commitment or internship in a Spanish-speaking country. Includes, but is not limited to, vocabulary building, keeping a journal, and reading professional material. Offered only in Salamanca. May be repeated for credit. Pass/fail only. Does not count towards the major or minor. P – SPA 309 or 309L; or POI. SPA 303I. Language Study in the Context of an Internship. (3 h) Development of oral proficiency and writing skills. Reading, discussions, and writing assignments based on texts relevant to internships being undertaken by students. Must be taken in conjunction with SPA 199. May count toward the major or minor. Credit not given for both 303 and 303I.  P – a 200-level course.   SPA 313. Lights, Camera, ¡Acción!. Cinema and Culture in the Spanish-Speaking World. (3 h) Traces the development of cinematic arts and industry, with special attention to signature movements, films, and directors and the representation of cultures on screen. P—SPA 280 or 290. SPA 315. The Making of Spain: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Cultures of Spain. (3 h) Examination of Spain’s cultural pluralism through visual arts, architecture, film, music, and literature from the medieval period to the present. P—SPA 280 or 290. (CD) SPA 319. Literary and Cultural Studies of Spanish America. (3 h) Study of selected major works of Spanish-American literature within their historical and cultural contexts. Emphasis on linguistic and political structures, intellectual currents, art, music, and film to promote understanding of Spanish America’s historical development. Offered only in WFU abroad programs. P-SPA 280 or 290. (CD) SPA 391. Internship in Spanish for Business and the Professions. (3 h)  Under faculty supervision, a student completes an internship in a bilingual business or professional setting. Does not count toward major or minor in Spanish. Pass/Fail only. P—SPA 309 or 309L; or POI.   Faculty  <iframe align="left" frameborder="0" height="200" hspace="10" scrolling="no" src="http://college.wfu.edu/spanishitalian/wp-content/uploads/kathryn-mayers.jpg" width="200"></iframe> Kathryn Mayers Associate Professor of Spanish Director, Salamanca Programs 523 Greene Hall mayerskm@wfu.edu 336.758.4739     Accommodation Students may live with a Spanish family or stay in a university residence hall. The homestay allows for full cultural and language immersion. Families are selected by Cursos Internacionales of the University of Salamanca. Homestays include 3 meals/day and weekly laundry.   The residence hall includes 3 meals/day and costs an additional fee of $200 Excursions <iframe align="middle" frameborder="0" height="200" name="content" scrolling="no" src="http://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1NArmurbBmzl5-kISEvWJ8gDdX51l5K1T" width="100%"></iframe> Program excursions include two day trips. The first will be to the city of Segovia, where students will visit the Royal Fortress that inspired Walt Disney´s castle, a Roman aqueduct, the gardens of the Royal Palace of La Granja, and sample local cuisine. The second day trip will be to the region of Arribes del Duero on the border of Spain and Portugal, where students will take a boat trip through a nature preserve, visit a winery, and sample local wines and ports. Throughout the stay in Salamanca, students will tour sites around the city, including the 800-year-old University, the Old and New Cathedrals, a Jesuit Park, the Casa Lis Decorative Arts Museum and local hot chocolate shops.  Weekends may be used for personal travel. Students may stay in town, travel independently, or purchase a place on one of the excursions for foreign students organized by the University of Salamanca.   The day trips to Segovia and the Arribes del Duero are an integral and mandatory part of the internship program. Be sure not to make plans for personal travel before consulting this calendar for the dates of these trips.  <iframe frameborder="0" height="600" scrolling="yes" src="https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=8th7vfc6f3ucl8qlft0e1pi07g%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=Europe%2FMadrid" style="border: 0" width="800"></iframe>   Selection Students must be in good academic standing and have completed the equivalent of five semesters of college-level Spanish. Majors in all disciplines are eligible. Preference will be given to students with a serious interest in language immersion. Final Application Deadline: April 10. Early application is recommended. Certain internships must be reserved in advance of this date.  Costs The cost of the program depends on the type of internship selected and the number of courses taken. SUMMER 2022 Estimated COSTS Only Internship: Tuition (3 hrs)= $2,850 + Program Fee $1,730 + Airfare (estimated) $1,500 + Personal Expenses (estimated) $500 = Estimated total cost - $6,580   Chamber of commerce internship: Tuition (3 hrs)= $3,350 + Program Fee $1,750 + Airfare (estimated) $1,500 + Personal Expenses (estimated) $500 = Estimated total cost - $7,100    Internship + 1 course: Tuition (6 hrs)= $5,700 + Program Fee $1,750 + Airfare (estimated)  $1,500 + Personal Expenses (estimated)  $500 = Estimated total cost - $9,450   Chamber of commerce internship + 1 course: Tuition (6 hrs)= $6,200 + Program Fee $1,750 + Airfare (estimated)  $1,500 + Personal Expenses (estimated)  $500 = Estimated total cost - $9,950   Internhip + 2 courses: Tuition (9 hrs)= $8,550 + Program Fee $1,750 + Airfare (estimated)  $1,500 + Personal Expenses (estimated)  $500 = Estimated total cost - $12,300   Chamber of commerce internship + 2 courses: Tuition (9 hrs)= $9,050 + Program Fee $1,750 + Airfare (estimated)  $1,500 + Personal Expenses (estimated)  $500 = Estimated total cost - $12,800   Scholarships Scholarships are available through GPS and from outside organizations. Find further information at:  http://studyabroad.wfu.edu/funding/#Summer%20Scholarship Contact <iframe align="left" frameborder="0" height="200" hspace="10" scrolling="no" src="http://college.wfu.edu/spanishitalian/wp-content/uploads/kathryn-mayers.jpg" width="200"></iframe> Kathryn Mayers Program Director, Salamanca Programs Department of Spanish and Italian 523 Greene Hall Phone: (336) 758-4739 E-mail: mayerskm@wfu.edu mayerskm@wfu.edu   Full Website with more FAQ can be found here Website   "> </iframe> The WF Department of Spanish & Italian offers a summer program of internships in Salamanca, Spain, site of the department´s semester-long study abroad program. This is an ideal program for students wishing to develop their knowledge of Spanish within a particular professional field, such as healthcare, business, politics, sociology, or translation. The Program’s immersion setting provides an optimal environment for improving language skills, furthering cultural knowledge, and learning about the functioning of agencies in different professional settings.      Location <iframe align="right" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="10" height="223" hspace="10" scrolling="no" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/ycEkXXj6Ds8"></iframe>Salamanca is a cosmopolitan university city approximately two hours northwest of Madrid. Students come to the city from all over Europe to study at the highly prestigious university (founded in 1218, more than 400 years before Harvard) and enjoy the lively social and intellectual scene.   Designated a Cultural Capital of Europe in 2002, Salamanca has some of the most stunning architecture in Spain. The cathedral, plaza, and major buildings are constructed of a local sandstone that glows golden at dawn and sunset. University buildings, some of which date from 1254, include a recently-restored plateresque façade famous for its whimsical carvings.   Portugal and other parts of Spain are easily accessible from Salamanca. Students routinely visit Lisbon, Valencia, Seville, Madrid, and Barcelona.   Program Course descriptions: SPA 199. Internship in Spanish Language. (3 h) Under faculty direction, a student undertakes a language project in conjunction with a service commitment or internship in a Spanish-speaking country. Includes, but is not limited to, vocabulary building, keeping a journal, and reading professional material. Offered only in Salamanca. May be repeated for credit. Pass/fail only. Does not count towards the major or minor. P – SPA 309 or 309L; or POI. SPA 303I. Language Study in the Context of an Internship. (3 h) Development of oral proficiency and writing skills. Reading, discussions, and writing assignments based on texts relevant to internships being undertaken by students. Must be taken in conjunction with SPA 199. May count toward the major or minor. Credit not given for both 303 and 303I.  P – a 200-level course.   SPA 313. Lights, Camera, ¡Acción!. Cinema and Culture in the Spanish-Speaking World. (3 h) Traces the development of cinematic arts and industry, with special attention to signature movements, films, and directors and the representation of cultures on screen. P—SPA 280 or 290. SPA 315. The Making of Spain: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Cultures of Spain. (3 h) Examination of Spain’s cultural pluralism through visual arts, architecture, film, music, and literature from the medieval period to the present. P—SPA 280 or 290. (CD) SPA 319. Literary and Cultural Studies of Spanish America. (3 h) Study of selected major works of Spanish-American literature within their historical and cultural contexts. Emphasis on linguistic and political structures, intellectual currents, art, music, and film to promote understanding of Spanish America’s historical development. Offered only in WFU abroad programs. P-SPA 280 or 290. (CD) SPA 391. Internship in Spanish for Business and the Professions. (3 h)  Under faculty supervision, a student completes an internship in a bilingual business or professional setting. Does not count toward major or minor in Spanish. Pass/Fail only. P—SPA 309 or 309L; or POI.   Faculty  <iframe align="left" frameborder="0" height="200" hspace="10" scrolling="no" src="http://college.wfu.edu/spanishitalian/wp-content/uploads/kathryn-mayers.jpg" width="200"></iframe> Kathryn Mayers Associate Professor of Spanish Director, Salamanca Programs 523 Greene Hall mayerskm@wfu.edu 336.758.4739     Accommodation Students may live with a Spanish family or stay in a university residence hall. The homestay allows for full cultural and language immersion. Families are selected by Cursos Internacionales of the University of Salamanca. Homestays include 3 meals/day and weekly laundry.   The residence hall includes 3 meals/day and costs an additional fee of $200 Excursions <iframe align="middle" frameborder="0" height="200" name="content" scrolling="no" src="http://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1NArmurbBmzl5-kISEvWJ8gDdX51l5K1T" width="100%"></iframe> Program excursions include two day trips. The first will be to the city of Segovia, where students will visit the Royal Fortress that inspired Walt Disney´s castle, a Roman aqueduct, the gardens of the Royal Palace of La Granja, and sample local cuisine. The second day trip will be to the region of Arribes del Duero on the border of Spain and Portugal, where students will take a boat trip through a nature preserve, visit a winery, and sample local wines and ports. Throughout the stay in Salamanca, students will tour sites around the city, including the 800-year-old University, the Old and New Cathedrals, a Jesuit Park, the Casa Lis Decorative Arts Museum and local hot chocolate shops.  Weekends may be used for personal travel. Students may stay in town, travel independently, or purchase a place on one of the excursions for foreign students organized by the University of Salamanca.   The day trips to Segovia and the Arribes del Duero are an integral and mandatory part of the internship program. Be sure not to make plans for personal travel before consulting this calendar for the dates of these trips.  <iframe frameborder="0" height="600" scrolling="yes" src="https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=8th7vfc6f3ucl8qlft0e1pi07g%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=Europe%2FMadrid" style="border: 0" width="800"></iframe>   Selection Students must be in good academic standing and have completed the equivalent of five semesters of college-level Spanish. Majors in all disciplines are eligible. Preference will be given to students with a serious interest in language immersion. Final Application Deadline: April 10. Early application is recommended. Certain internships must be reserved in advance of this date.  Costs The cost of the program depends on the type of internship selected and the number of courses taken. SUMMER 2022 Estimated COSTS Only Internship: Tuition (3 hrs)= $2,850 + Program Fee $1,730 + Airfare (estimated) $1,500 + Personal Expenses (estimated) $500 = Estimated total cost - $6,580   Chamber of commerce internship: Tuition (3 hrs)= $3,350 + Program Fee $1,750 + Airfare (estimated) $1,500 + Personal Expenses (estimated) $500 = Estimated total cost - $7,100    Internship + 1 course: Tuition (6 hrs)= $5,700 + Program Fee $1,750 + Airfare (estimated)  $1,500 + Personal Expenses (estimated)  $500 = Estimated total cost - $9,450   Chamber of commerce internship + 1 course: Tuition (6 hrs)= $6,200 + Program Fee $1,750 + Airfare (estimated)  $1,500 + Personal Expenses (estimated)  $500 = Estimated total cost - $9,950   Internhip + 2 courses: Tuition (9 hrs)= $8,550 + Program Fee $1,750 + Airfare (estimated)  $1,500 + Personal Expenses (estimated)  $500 = Estimated total cost - $12,300   Chamber of commerce internship + 2 courses: Tuition (9 hrs)= $9,050 + Program Fee $1,750 + Airfare (estimated)  $1,500 + Personal Expenses (estimated)  $500 = Estimated total cost - $12,800   Scholarships Scholarships are available through GPS and from outside organizations. Find further information at:  http://studyabroad.wfu.edu/funding/#Summer%20Scholarship Contact <iframe align="left" frameborder="0" height="200" hspace="10" scrolling="no" src="http://college.wfu.edu/spanishitalian/wp-content/uploads/kathryn-mayers.jpg" width="200"></iframe> Kathryn Mayers Program Director, Salamanca Programs Department of Spanish and Italian 523 Greene Hall Phone: (336) 758-4739 E-mail: mayerskm@wfu.edu mayerskm@wfu.edu   Full Website with more FAQ can be found here Website   "/> Skip to content

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The WF Department of Spanish & Italian offers a summer program of internships in Salamanca, Spain, site of the department´s semester-long study abroad program. This is an ideal program for students wishing to develop their knowledge of Spanish within a particular professional field, such as healthcare, business, politics, sociology, or translation. The Program’s immersion setting provides an optimal environment for improving language skills, furthering cultural knowledge, and learning about the functioning of agencies in different professional settings. 
 
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The WF Department of Spanish & Italian offers a summer program of internships in Salamanca, Spain, site of the department´s semester-long study abroad program.
This is an ideal program for students wishing to develop their knowledge of Spanish within a particular professional field, such as healthcare, business, politics, sociology, or translation.
The Program’s immersion setting provides an optimal environment for improving language skills, furthering cultural knowledge, and learning about the functioning of agencies in different professional settings. 
 
 
Location <iframe align="right" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="10" height="223" hspace="10" scrolling="no" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/ycEkXXj6Ds8"></iframe>Salamanca is a cosmopolitan university city approximately two hours northwest of Madrid. Students come to the city from all over Europe to study at the highly prestigious university (founded in 1218, more than 400 years before Harvard) and enjoy the lively social and intellectual scene.
 
Designated a Cultural Capital of Europe in 2002, Salamanca has some of the most stunning architecture in Spain. The cathedral, plaza, and major buildings are constructed of a local sandstone that glows golden at dawn and sunset. University buildings, some of which date from 1254, include a recently-restored plateresque façade famous for its whimsical carvings.
 
Portugal and other parts of Spain are easily accessible from Salamanca. Students routinely visit Lisbon, Valencia, Seville, Madrid, and Barcelona.
 
Program Course descriptions:

SPA 199. Internship in Spanish Language. (3 h) Under faculty direction, a student undertakes a language project in conjunction with a service commitment or internship in a Spanish-speaking country. Includes, but is not limited to, vocabulary building, keeping a journal, and reading professional material. Offered only in Salamanca. May be repeated for credit. Pass/fail only. Does not count towards the major or minor. P – SPA 309 or 309L; or POI.

SPA 303I. Language Study in the Context of an Internship. (3 h) Development of oral proficiency and writing skills. Reading, discussions, and writing assignments based on texts relevant to internships being undertaken by students. Must be taken in conjunction with SPA 199. May count toward the major or minor. Credit not given for both 303 and 303I.  P – a 200-level course.
 
SPA 313. Lights, Camera, ¡Acción!. Cinema and Culture in the Spanish-Speaking World. (3 h)
Traces the development of cinematic arts and industry, with special attention to signature movements, films, and directors and the representation of cultures on screen. P—SPA 280 or 290.

SPA 315. The Making of Spain: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Cultures of Spain. (3 h)
Examination of Spain’s cultural pluralism through visual arts, architecture, film, music, and literature from the medieval period to the present. P—SPA 280 or 290. (CD)

SPA 319. Literary and Cultural Studies of Spanish America. (3 h)
Study of selected major works of Spanish-American literature within their historical and cultural contexts. Emphasis on linguistic and political structures, intellectual currents, art, music, and film to promote understanding of Spanish America’s historical development. Offered only in WFU abroad programs. P-SPA 280 or 290. (CD)

SPA 391. Internship in Spanish for Business and the Professions. (3 h) 
Under faculty supervision, a student completes an internship in a bilingual business or professional setting. Does not count toward major or minor in Spanish. Pass/Fail only. P—SPA 309 or 309L; or POI.
 
Faculty  <iframe align="left" frameborder="0" height="200" hspace="10" scrolling="no" src="http://college.wfu.edu/spanishitalian/wp-content/uploads/kathryn-mayers.jpg" width="200"></iframe>
Kathryn Mayers
Associate Professor of Spanish
Director, Salamanca Programs
523 Greene Hall
mayerskm@wfu.edu
336.758.4739
 
 
Accommodation Students may live with a Spanish family or stay in a university residence hall.

The homestay allows for full cultural and language immersion. Families are selected by Cursos Internacionales of the University of Salamanca. Homestays include 3 meals/day and weekly laundry.  

The residence hall includes 3 meals/day and costs an additional fee of $200
Excursions

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Program excursions include two day trips. The first will be to the city of Segovia, where students will visit the Royal Fortress that inspired Walt Disney´s castle, a Roman aqueduct, the gardens of the Royal Palace of La Granja, and sample local cuisine.

The second day trip will be to the region of Arribes del Duero on the border of Spain and Portugal, where students will take a boat trip through a nature preserve, visit a winery, and sample local wines and ports.

Throughout the stay in Salamanca, students will tour sites around the city, including the 800-year-old University, the Old and New Cathedrals, a Jesuit Park, the Casa Lis Decorative Arts Museum and local hot chocolate shops. 

Weekends may be used for personal travel. Students may stay in town, travel independently, or purchase a place on one of the excursions for foreign students organized by the University of Salamanca.
 
The day trips to Segovia and the Arribes del Duero are an integral and mandatory part of the internship program. Be sure not to make plans for personal travel before consulting this calendar for the dates of these trips. 

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Selection Students must be in good academic standing and have completed the equivalent of five semesters of college-level Spanish. Majors in all disciplines are eligible. Preference will be given to students with a serious interest in language immersion.

Final Application Deadline: April 10.
Early application is recommended. Certain internships must be reserved in advance of this date. 
Costs The cost of the program depends on the type of internship selected and the number of courses taken.

SUMMER 2022 Estimated COSTS
  1. Only Internship: Tuition (3 hrs)= $2,850 + Program Fee $1,730 + Airfare (estimated) $1,500 + Personal Expenses (estimated) $500 = Estimated total cost - $6,580
     
  2. Chamber of commerce internship: Tuition (3 hrs)= $3,350 + Program Fee $1,750 + Airfare (estimated) $1,500 + Personal Expenses (estimated) $500 = Estimated total cost - $7,100 
     
  3. Internship + 1 course: Tuition (6 hrs)= $5,700 + Program Fee $1,750 + Airfare (estimated)  $1,500 + Personal Expenses (estimated)  $500 = Estimated total cost - $9,450
     
  4. Chamber of commerce internship + 1 course: Tuition (6 hrs)= $6,200 + Program Fee $1,750 + Airfare (estimated)  $1,500 + Personal Expenses (estimated)  $500 = Estimated total cost - $9,950
     
  5. Internhip + 2 courses: Tuition (9 hrs)= $8,550 + Program Fee $1,750 + Airfare (estimated)  $1,500 + Personal Expenses (estimated)  $500 = Estimated total cost - $12,300
     
  6. Chamber of commerce internship + 2 courses: Tuition (9 hrs)= $9,050 + Program Fee $1,750 + Airfare (estimated)  $1,500 + Personal Expenses (estimated)  $500 = Estimated total cost - $12,800
 
Scholarships Scholarships are available through GPS and from outside organizations. Find further information at: 
http://studyabroad.wfu.edu/funding/#Summer%20Scholarship
Contact <iframe align="left" frameborder="0" height="200" hspace="10" scrolling="no" src="http://college.wfu.edu/spanishitalian/wp-content/uploads/kathryn-mayers.jpg" width="200"></iframe>
Kathryn Mayers
Program Director, Salamanca Programs
Department of Spanish and Italian
523 Greene Hall
Phone: (336) 758-4739
E-mail: mayerskm@wfu.edu
mayerskm@wfu.edu
 

Full Website with more FAQ can be found here
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This program is currently not accepting applications.