Asturias Field Study and Internship Program
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-Housing costs in Asturias are 2,700 euro (this includes housing with a homestay family for duration of the program and all meals)
• Internship placement and follow-up
• Academic pre-session
• Semester-long seminar
• Faculty advisor for the semester
• Insurance covering students during courses and placement
• Optional IFE-sponsored cultural activities
• A transfer transcript from IFE school of record, if needed
• Medical insurance
• Round-trip airfare from/to North America
• Personal expenses
• Visa/Passport expenses
• Public transportation
IFE’s Field Study and Internship programs are built around in-depth field experience and guided research, for which students prepare through classroom instruction and intercultural training.
The Asturias Field Study and Internship Program in Gijón, Spain is a Spanish-language program centered on a full-time internship or research placement as the means for linguistic immersion, cross-cultural learning, and a comparative grasp of a student’s own field. These goals are reached though a multi-faceted 18-week academic semester.
+ Six weeks of interdisciplinary courses including two study tours to neighboring regions, to prepare students for working in Asturias.
+ A three-month full-time internship related to each student’s studies and goals.
+ Guided field research on a topic important to the student’s host organization.
+ A weekly seminar on Spanish economic development including the social impact of globalization.