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Seville, Spain Internship – Health Care

May 18–June 30, 2017

As the world’s economies and governments become more connected through modern technology and industry, it has become more important than ever for Richmond students to be acquainted with cultures outside their own. In this climate the study of many careers, especially those in the healthcare field, increasingly require and reward professionals with an international perspective and multilingual skills. Students should not enter into healthcare and related fields without any prior experience, and the opportunity to grow professionally as an intern in Seville while learning the Spanish language will help to prepare you for an increasingly competitive and globalized job market. Thanks to Richmond’s partnership with CINECU, you’ll be able to balance your classroom learning with on-site job experience as an intern in Sevilla. 

We offer University of Richmond students the ability to complete healthcare-related internships in Seville. As the capital city of Andalusia, Seville has one of the best public healthcare systems in the world. The city attracts both national and international healthcare professionals, resulting in an array of internship opportunities for healthcare students.

The internship experience, coupled with a series of site visits and seminars, will allow students to directly observe the structural and functional organization of the healthcare system in Andalusia.

CINECU, a company run by a former UR professor and currently managing two other summer study abroad programs for the University of Richmond, is in a unique position to find health related internships for Richmond students. Since its founding in 1996, CINECU has been an active program on the on the EUSA campus and has established excellent working relationships with a variety of medical centers around the city.

Through this program, you can gain experience in some of Spain´s best healthcare facilities. Let CINECU help prepare you for a career in the healthcare world by placing you in one of these internships.

Internship Options & Fees

  • Dates: May 18 - June 30
    • May 19: Move to host families or residence hall and orientation program
    • May 22–June 27: Internship
    • June 28: Goodbye dinner
  • Cost: $5,200 without UR credit, $6,200 with UR credit (private residence hall option available for additional $1,000)

What’s Included

  • Internship placement and supervision
  • Local cell phone with 25 Euros
  • Orientation and internships-prep workshop
  • Weekly follow-up meetings with program director
  • Welcome and goodbye dinners
  • All activities and excursions (see below)
  • Tickets to a flamenco show in Seville
  • Full room and board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in Spanish host families or Residence Hall
  • Health insurance for the duration of the program
  • One night hotel stay upon arrival in Sevilla
  • Official certificate of completion of internship

What’s Not Included

  • Airfare
  • Local transportation
  • Recharging of cell phone
  • Personal expenses

Placements

You can complete a healthcare-related internship at one of Andalusia’s different types of hospitals and healthcare centers:

  • Victoria Eugenia Hospital (Private hospital affiliated with Spanish Red Cross)
  • Fátima Hospital
  • CRECER Center (Private rehab center affiliated with Victoria Eugenia)
  • CERCO (Diagnostic imaging center)
  • Various local NGO´s such as, Save the Children, ADIMA, Cruz Roja Voluntarios, Médicos en el mundo, etc.

Application Process

Applicants must complete the University of Richmond application (detailed below) and the CINECU Seville application materials (detailed under CINECU Application).

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If you’d like to have a program director contact you, please complete this form. All fields are required.

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Internship
Due Dates

Internship applications with placement deposit (if applicable) are due as follows:

  • ISA internships starting May 24: January 15, 2017 ($200)
  • ISA internships starting June 21: February 15, 2017 ($200)
  • Healthcare Internship in Seville: February 24, 2017 (placement fee included in UR deposit, see below)
ISA Internships

All UR summer internships abroad are offered through ISA Internships except the Healthcare Internships in Seville, Spain.

Visit the ISA Internships Application page. Review application requirements and guidelines carefully. You’ll need the following items to start the application:

  • The Program Name to which you are applying
  • Your passport number (if you currently have one)
  • Your current cumulative GPA
  • Your debit or credit card information (please note that your $200 deposit is non-refundable and will be applied towards your program balance)
Healthcare Internships in Seville

Visit CINECU’s Healthcare Internships in Seville page. Under “Information and Application,” select the “Application Preparation Timeline” tab and use the Download Application Materials link to open application materials. Submit all materials to Cheryl Genovese in the UR Summer Studies office.

UR
Due Date & Details

All UR-specific application materials (including $300 deposit) are due February 24, 2017.

Current UR students and non-UR students who wish to participate in the UR Summer Internship Abroad must complete the required application. See below for details.

Current UR Students

UR students interested in a summer internship must also complete the UR Gateway Abroad application and submit the required $300 deposit.

  1. Select the Apply Now button/link
  2. Log into the system using your UR netID and password
  3. complete the online application and select your program

Note: To earn academic credit for your internship experience, you must coordinate with a Richmond faculty member and pay the “For Credit” fee. Complete the Individual Instruction Course Request form and submit to the Office of the Registrar in Queally Center.

Non-UR Students

Students who are not enrolled at the University of Richmond can apply for UR Summer Internship Abroad if they meet program eligibility requirements.

The following application forms should be completed by non-UR students. All forms are required. Submit packet to Summer School office, or as directed. Must include parent/guardian signatures if under age 18. Include $300 deposit payable to University of Richmond.

Funding
Overview

University of Richmond summer internships abroad may be eligible for Weinstein Summer Grant funding and UR Summer Fellowship funding. The maximum award for Weinstein Summer Grants is $3,500, while the maximum award for UR Summer Fellowships is $4,000.

Each award requires a separate application. Application deadlines for both awards appear below, along with general application deadlines for internship applications. Read each program’s application procedure and requirements carefully; only complete applications that fulfill the purpose(s) of the grant will be considered for funding.

International summer internships may be eligible for financial aid if completed for college credit. Be aware that financial aid used for a summer experience will impact overall academic year aid availability. Contact the Financial Aid office to discuss implications.

If experiencing an international summer internship is only possible with funding from one of these two awards, please contact Cheryl Genovese, Summer School manager, and Ashleigh Brock, Spider Internship Funds coordinator, as soon as possible in your planning to discuss options and timelines.

These opportunities are not available to non-UR students.

Weinstein Summer Grants

The Office of International Education offers merit-based Weinstein Grants for internships and research projects conducted abroad during the summer. These grants offer an airfare supplement for students completing international internships or research projects as part of a UR Summer Fellowship-funded experience. These awards are intended to foster and support innovative ideas and experiences that will better equip applicants to navigate in the world, and to understand and be sympathetic toward inter-cultural encounters on campus and abroad. To qualify, the internship or research experience must be outside of the U.S. AND outside of the student’s home country.

In order to receive a Weinstein Grant, applicants must complete the supplemental Weinstein Grant form in addition to their application for another UR Summer Fellowship program. Students who do not submit another program application in addition to their Weinstein Grant application will not be considered for funding.

UR Summer Fellowships

The deadline for completing a UR Summer Fellowship application for internship funding is due April 3, 2017.

UR Summer Fellowships comprise eight different programs (including Weinstein Summer Grants) that provide funding to support students’ summer research and internship experiences. Review the application procedures and program requirements carefully to determine which UR Summer Fellowship program aligns with your desired internship experience. Applicants seeking UR Summer Fellowship funding may apply to more than one Fellowship program, if the internship aligns with the goals and requirements of more than one program. UR Summer Fellowship applications are due several weeks after the internship application, so students can describe their internship placement in detail in their UR Fellowship applications.

Payments
Deposits
  • ISA Internship placement deposit due with application ($200)
    • Internships starting May 24, 2017: January 15, 2017
    • Internships starting June 21, 2017: February 15, 2017
  • UR internship application deposit: February 24, 2017 ($300)
1st Payment

Half of total cost minus UR deposit: March 17, 2017

If you’ve applied for UR Summer Fellowship funding as your primary method of covering costs, please contact Cheryl Genovese to discuss a possible alternative payment date.

2nd payment

Half of total program cost: April 17, 2017

CINECU Application

1. Visit CINECU

2. Select ”Application and Preparation” tab

3. Download and complete application documents

4. Submit by deadline to Summer School office

Contact Us

Office of Summer Studies
Professional & Continuing Studies
Special Programs Building
28 Westhampton Way
Univ. of Richmond, VA 23173

Phone: (804) 289-8133
Fax: (804) 289-8138
summer@richmond.edu

Monday-Friday: 8:30am–5pm
Closed for University holidays