2-Week Immersion Program

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2-Week Summer Immersion Program

 

Leverage travel to empower soft skills, and depart with a competitive edge on your resume with international experience.

 

 

This two-week summer program focuses on personal and professional development, building Spanish language skills, becoming culturally immersed in Madrid, Barcelona, Segovia, and Toledo, while fostering and expanding contact networks. These 14 days are filled with beneficial workshops, cultural activities and memories to last a lifetime.

Quick Overview

  • Saturday May 19, 2018 – Saturday June 2, 2018
  • Semi-intensive Spanish classes
  • Cultural Activities (including language exchanges & networking events)
  • 3 days & 2 nights  in Barcelona (transportation, transportation to housing, housing, breakfast, and City coordinator included)
  • Professional Development Workshops, Mentorship, and Networking Events, and Community Volunteering.

 

Price Includes: housing, international insurance & international student discount card (valid for one year), UNLIMITED month metro card, SIM card with data, pre-departure orientation, welcome pack, airport pick up, welcome luncheon, breakfast snacks, and a 24/7 City Manager solely for all PINC students. 

 

PROGRAM BREAKDOWN

 

PRE-PROGRAM:

  • Review application and schedule a phone chat.
  • After acceptance status, we send you an intake information form.
  • Assistance with booking flight.
  • Host a virtual pre-departure orientation with the group.
  • Airport pick-up: Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport. ARRIVAL for the morning of Saturday 19 May 2018 (this often means that you need to book a flight the day before on Friday 18 May 2018).

DURING PROGRAM:

  • LOGISTICS:
    • Shared housing (Safe neighborhood, fully-furnished, Wi-Fi, cleaner)
    • 24/7 on-site/live-in City Manager for all 4 cities
      • One manager focuses on logistics and support
      • One manager focuses on support and photography – 2 weeks
    • Lisette Miranda, the CEO, will also be in Madrid accessible to students
    • Airport arrival pick-up and assistance organizing drop-off to airport
    • UNLIMITED one-month metro card (metro & buses)
    • SIM card with 2GB data
    • PINC Mobile App: A support tool with emergency contacts, guides, and schedule
    • International travel insurance (valid for one year)
    • International student discount card (valid for one year)
    • Pre-departure orientation: online group Q&A about packing, arrival and first days
    • Welcome pack with maps, local discount cards, SIM, metro pass, etc.
    • Basic apartment necessities (sponges, dish & hand soap, detergent, garbage bags, paper towels, toilet paper, shampoo, conditioner)
    • VIP Access to nightlife
    • Assistance with weekend travel arrangements
    • Access to the active PINC Alumna networking community 
    • PINC Alumna networking periodic in-person meet-ups       
    • 10% Discounts to other travel organizations that go to Mexico, Peru, Tanzania, etc.

    PROGRAM:

    • Career Development Workshops with expert facilitators
    • Mentorship & Networking Events & Meet-ups
    • Meet & Greet Embassy Representative 
    • Executive Access: Post-program an email introduction to TWO executives at Fortune 500 companies for a 30-min informational interview!
    • Spanish classes: building confidence to communicate
    • Linkedin/Bumble Biz headshots
    • Cultural Activities:
      • Welcome luncheon at The Real Madrid stadium!
      • Madrid Walking Tour
      • Royal Retiro Park
      • Boat Rides at Retiro Park
      • Madrid Royal Palace Ticket
      • Reina Sofia Museum Ticket (Modern)
      • Prado Museum Ticket (Classic)
      • Pool Party Lunch Picnic
      • Language Exchanges
    • Barcelona: 3 days, 2 nights
      • Transportation – Accommodation – Breakfast
      • Sagrada Familía Ticket
      • Park Güell Ticket
      • Barceloneta Beach Lunch Picnic
      • Access to Las Ramblas Shopping
      • Barcelona Walking Tour (Optional)
      • Independent Exploration
    • Segovia
      • Transportation – Breakfast
      • Aqueduct photo-opp
      • Cathedral Ticket
      • Independent Exploration for souvenir shopping or relaxing
    • Toledo
      • Transportation – Breakfast
      • Cathedral Ticket
      • Independent Exploration for souvenir shopping or relaxing
  • Move Out Day: Saturday 2 June 2018

 

POST-PROGRAM:

‘Executive Access’: On top of providing language learning, cultural immersion, and career development, we give you access to executives in various fields. These experienced professionals will offer you invaluable career guidance and coaching through a 30-minute informational interview. PINC Alumna: 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 private PINC Professional Facebook community. They also receive discounted rates on other group travel organizations.

 

Price and Payment

The price for the 2-week Summer Immersion Program is $3,299.00. This does NOT include flight, most food, and alcohol.

 

Once accepted into the program, we do ask for a deposit of $499.00 that will secure your spot in the course, followed by a second and final payment. Payment due dates will be stated on an invoice. These payments can be made by check, bank transfer or Venmo.

 

Interested in applying or scheduling a chat to learn more?

 

Please visit our application page or contact us page. We are here to answer any and all questions!

 

Deadline to apply: April 1, 2018