Barcelona 2-Week Summer Immersion

BARCELONA

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PINC 2-Week Summer Program

Sunday June 4, 2017 – Saturday June 17, 2017

Make Memories Abroad. Build Your Resume.

This two-week summer program focuses on personal and professional development, becoming culturally immersed in Barcelona, and building and expanding contact networks. These 14 days are filled with beneficial workshops and cultural activities.

Program Breakdown

Before Departure:

  • All PINC participants virtually meet through a video orientation, go through the PINC Pre-Departure Pack together, and have an opportunity to ask any questions. After the video session, each girl receives detailed notes from the meeting via email.

At Arrival:

  • A PINC representative greets each PINC participate at the airport, assists with with luggage, and ensures safe travel to the apartment.
  • Arrival should be scheduled for Sunday June 4, 2017 (this often means that you need to book a flight the day before on Saturday June 3, 2017).

Orientation (Sunday June 4, 2017):

  • The PINC Orientation is an opportunity to welcome the group to Barcelona, as well as serve as a platform for each student to introduce herself and express her unique interests.
  • PINC Meet & Greet Luncheon– after the orientation, the group enjoys a delicious Spanish lunch.
  • The girls receive the following here or shortly after:
    • Cell phone chip
    • Welcome pack with maps and useful city information
    • Starter pass for public transportation

Spanish Semi-Intensive Classes

  • Students enroll in semi-intensive Spanish classes. Students are in class from 11 am to 1pm Monday to Friday.
  • Total hours of Spanish classes: 10 hours

Discover Barcelona Activities

  • Students are provided with an itinerary of fun, interactive activities throughout the city that requires them to be immersed in the language and culture of Barcelona. Some of these activities include:
    • Sagrada Familía*
    • Park Güell*
    • Barceloneta Beach
    • Hike at Montserrat 
    • Gaudi’s La Pedrera, Casa Batlló & Ciutadella Park
    • Las Ramblas
    • Barcelona Walking Tour
    • Flamenco Show*
    • Tapas Tour (food tour)
    • Language Exchanges
    • Guide on the Barcelona nightlife

*Please note some entrance fees to this activities are not included in the price.

Day Trip

  • Students enjoy a day dedicated to exploring a famous Spanish town, Sitges. This day is filled with visiting famous landmarks and enjoying a traditional Spanish lunch.

PINC Development Workshops

  • Throughout the two weeks there are PINC Development Workshops, which focus on personal and professional growth. Female trainers who are experts in their field lead the workshops. These workshops are both informative and interactive.

Workshops topics are as follows:

  • Goal setting
  • Motivation Tactics
  • How to Stand Out
  • Resume Revisions & Interview Techniques
  • Social Media and Networking

Shadowing

  • Part of the experience is to also to reflect on jobs or positions of interest. One day is dedicated to shadowing a mentor in a position within this given industry. The shadowing serves as an opportunity to ask candid questions and see what “a day in the life of…” is like.

Networking

  • Networking and building national and international connections is an integral part of building a network. Each girl’s network quickly expands, not only between the PINC students from various universities and locations within the United States but also through the different women and mentors integrated within this program. These different women provide informational interviews, giving insight within desired fields of work, lead the PINC Development workshops, and beyond. The ambitious women inspire by developing ideas, launching companies, and by being determined entrepreneurs.

PINC Mentorship

  • Once a part of that PINC family, each member becomes part of a legacy and community of women who are there to support, guide and encourage. Each girl receives access to the PINC Professional community and even a mentor. PINC Professionals consist of women from all over the globe and with a diverse range of professional fields, who will be at her disposal during and after the program.

Weekend

  • Weekends are designed for free time with the opportunity to travel or explore Barcelona.
  • Many suggestions for places to visit, eat and see will be included in the Orientation

Day-to-Day Living

  • From taking the metro, eating out, going to the supermarket, shopping and more, students engage on a daily basis in Spanish.
  • These two weeks are designed so that students are supported and feel successful and confident in using Spanish regularly.

Move Out Day (Saturday June 17, 2017)

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