Summer Internships in Toledo
- Gain first-hand experience in the Spanish workplace!
- Take a course especially designed to support the internship experience.
- Reflect upon the sociological, economic, and cultural issues learned about in your internship.
The program details are as follows:
- Six weeks
- 30 contact hours per week on site (for 6 credits)
- 15 contact hours per week on site (for 3 credits)
- 1-2 students maximum per placement
- Enrollment in course designed to support the internship experience (3 or 6 credits)
- Students are required to complete a final paper to be presented to class
Internship placements are available in a variety of fields including:
- Local and regional government (Regional Parliament, City Hall)
- Business and Economics (Chamber of Commerce, banks, Business Federation of Toledo/FEDETO)
- Health and Human Services (local hospitals, Red Cross)
- Communications (local newspaper, televisión, and radio)
- Social Work (non-governmental agencies providing services for recent immigrants and children)
- Tourism (regional, nacional)
- Library and Museum studies (Castilla y la Mancha Library, local museums)
Due to increased interest, early application is encouraged! You may download a copy of the internship application here. In addition, the following outline identifies the process for students being placed at each internship site. You will notice that you will not receive your finalized placement until you do the following: submit your internship application (the earlier, the better—as internships are preliminarily allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis), take the Spanish language placement exam in Toledo, and complete a one-on-one interview with the internship coordinator in Toledo. Learn more about requirements for internships in Toledo and the interview process. Please contact The College of Global Studies at 866-927-2234 for more information.
Courses may be selected among various departments. You will earn the following semester hours of credit.
- Summer program: 6-9 credits.
GPA Requirements: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Four semesters of college-level Spanish or the equivalent. You must be in good academic standing and not on disciplinary probation. You need to submit a complete application including a transcript, letter of recommendation from a faculty member and an advisor's form before your application will be considered.