Biology Internships in Spain is a 6 to 10-week intensive program taking place in Madrid, Spain, designed to provide both professional and international experience to biology majors. With this highly participative experience-based program, students will have the chance to compare and contrast the career opportunities in Spain and in the home country. This learning objective will be accomplished through group research visits and individual observations. The choices of company and laboratory visits will align with the home institutionÂŽs criteria and may include visits to the world leading cancer research center CNIO or the most important archaeological site in all of Europe, Atapuerca.
The goal of this program is to show students the broad range of career paths you can follow as a biologist. The choices of company visits and hosts companies for internship and shadowing will be very diverse.
6 to 10-week long program in Madrid, Spain combining coursework and internships.
After an intensive course on Spanish for science, students will start work on their selected internship site. Pairing of students and internship sites will precede arrival in Spain.
Students take part in a weekly Internship Seminar once a week supporting the on-site practical experience.
Students will live with local families or university residence halls to emphasize the immersion.
Cultural activities, excursions as well as visits to business sites complete the program.