Our Work Placement Program is a great way to improve your Spanish and acts as a fantastic CV builder! This exciting program is ideal to bridge the gap between studying and the working world, and will give you first hand experience of working in a Spanish environment. You will also improve your fluency in the Spanish language, while learning about business in a completely different culture. It’s guaranteed to be a personally enriching and unforgettable experience!
Our program revises, refreshes and consolidates previous Spanish that you have already learnt, and is divided into two phases:
1) The first phase of the program is a 4 week intensive Spanish course with AIL Madrid. We strongly recommend that you devote the maximum time possible to learning Spanish during this section of the program - so you can get as much out of the Work Placement as possible. Because of this, we offer you the opportunity to extend this part of the program for a longer period than 4 weeks if you so wish.
2) The second phase is your Work Placement with your internship company.
This will be for a minimum period of 8 weeks, but can be extended subject to you and your employer. Your placement will be within in a job sector that you want to pursue, to enhance your existing skills and experience.
The program is designed for students between the ages of 17-25, who wish to develop their Spanish further, while gaining invaluable work experience and boosting their CV.
This program is for you if:
This program is not for you if you are looking to earn money to finance your trip to Spain!
Work Placements are unpaid as the emphasis is placed on applying the Spanish language skills you have developed in the classroom in a working environment. You will learn a lot of Spanish in a short space of time and gain invaluable experience with a leading company as well as having great fun!
Phase one: 4 week Intensive Spanish Course with AIL Madrid
NOTE: You may extend this phase of the program, at a cost of 155 Euros per week.
Phase 2: Work placement in work sector of your choice, organised through AIL Madrid
1. Professional Placement
We offer a wide range of exceptional Work Placements in the following sectors:
Your placement will be determined during your 4 week Intensive Spanish course at AIL Madrid. This is so that we can fully assist you with your CV, understand your objectives fully through personal meetings, and arrange interviews with your potential companies that you can attend in person.
Due to this high level of personal attention, we are proud that 80% of our students are successful in their first interview!
NOTE: Work Placements can be harder to find during summer months, as many companies close or experience a dip in activity. Please bear this in mind when considering when to come.
2. Placement at AIL Madrid
There are a range of employment opportunities and short term jobs available at AIL Madrid for appropriately qualified students. The work is varied and is based on your specific interests and skill set. Work Placements are available in marketing, translation, student services, or administration.
These Work Placements are combined with language study with students typically taking an intensive Spanish course in the morning and working in the language school in the afternoon. Whilst working at AIL Madrid, students attend their Spanish lessons free of charge, just paying for accommodation.
NOTE: Work Placements at AIL Madrid are subject to availability. There is high demand for these roles, especially in the summer months.
The total price for the Work Placement is 1295 Euros. This includes:
A 200 Euro deposit is required to confirm a place on the program, this is 1000 Euros if a Visa is required. See our payment methods page for further details.NOTE: If we have any doubts regarding the Spanish level of the student, we will recommend a study period of longer than 4 weeks.
If you wish to organize a trip for a group of 5 to 40 University students focused on learning the language, this is the program that you need! We offer you more than a simple language course. It is a complete program composed of fun activities to help you get to know the Spanish culture. In the same manner, living with our Spanish host families, guarantees you total language and cultural immersion.
AIL Madrid's individual (or private) Spanish classes are carefully tailored to ensure that your personal study objectives are met. They give you the freedom to design your own learning program in terms of Content, Timetable, Intensity and Location.
Even if participants come from different places and for different reasons, they all have something in common: they want to learn Spanish. Classes are lively and fun, but also structured and appropriate for people who want to see results.
This course is from 8 weeks onwards and is designed for those who wish to Dedicate a term, semester or even longer to immersing themselves in the Spanish language.
Do you want to study Spanish but can’t come to Spain? AIL Madrid offer Online Individual Spanish Classes through video chat software.
Graduating from university is a very exciting time and our Spanish courses are therefore designed to maximise fun whilst helping you gain skills and/or qualifications that will provide you with better opportunities for the future.
This course is designed and recommended for people who want to learn as much Spanish as possible in a short space of time. The structure is similar to that of the Intensive Spanish Course.
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