My internship experience in Barcelona this summer with The Intern Group was great. The Intern Group sets up everything for you, from getting you your actual internship to housing and transportation. Barcelona is an amazing city and I felt very safe the whole time. I would say it is safer then most cities in the world. The Culture in Barcelona is awesome as well. I would recommend learning a few simple phrases in Spanish but it really is not necessary to know Spanish to have a successful internship. When I first arrived I wanted to meet people and make friends to explore the city and take weekend trips with. Caterina who was my coordinator with TIG set up a full social calendar for us and I met lots of friends, many of whom I am still in touch with. One of the biggest highlights for me was making new friends from all over the world. My actual internship proved to be a bit of a challenge just because the work culture in Barcelona is a little different then here in the US, but I still managed to make connections and learn a lot at my internship and I still keep in contact with my internship boss. Overall if you are considering doing an internship abroad I would say go for it you wont regret it! and I would recommend The Intern Group in Barcelona to anyone looking to Intern Abroad.
How can this program be improved?
During my internship It would have been nice if they gave me a more well defined timetable for my tasks.
Would you recommend this program?
Yes, I would