Madrid & Barcelona Summer Program

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2 FAMOUS SPANISH CITIES!

PINC 2-Week Summer Program

Saturday May 19, 2018 – Saturday June 3, 2018

Make Memories Abroad. Build Your Resume.

This two-week summer program focuses on personal and professional development, building Spanish language skills, becoming culturally immersed in Madrid & Barcelona, the two most famous cities in Spain, while fostering and expanding contact networks. These 14 days are filled with beneficial workshops and cultural activities.

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Quick Overview

2-Weeks in Madrid & 2 nights/3 days in Barcelona

  • Semi- intensive Spanish classes (10 hours)
  • Cultural Activities (including language exchanges & networking events)
  • 2 nights & 3 days in Barcelona (transportation, housing, breakfast and tour guide included)
  • Professional Development Workshops  & Mentorship (breakfast included)

Price Includes: housing, international insurance & international student discount card (valid for one year), SIM card with data, pre-departure orientation, welcome pack, airport pick up, welcome luncheon, breakfasts, and a 24/7 coordinator solely for all PINC students. This program price does not include flight & lunch and dinner.

Program Breakdown

Before Departure:

  • Virtual Pre-Departure Orientation

Arrival:

  • Airport pick up (Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport)
  • Arrival for Saturday 19 May 2018 (this often means that you need to book a flight the day before on Friday 18 May 2018).

Orientation:

  • Orientation: Welcome the group to Spain discuss safety, distribute cell phone SIM cards with data, welcome pack with maps and useful city information, and metro card.
  • Meet & Greet Luncheon

Discover Spain Activities

  • Students participate in fun, interactive activities that immerse them in the language and culture. Some of these activities include:

Madrid 

  • Puerta del Sol
  • Plaza Mayor
  • Food Markets
  • Royal Retiro Park
  • Madrid Walking Tour
  • Madrid Royal Palace*
  • Real Madrid Stadium Dinner *
  • Language Exchanges
  • Tapas Tour

Barcelona (3 days, 2 nights, transportation, housing, guide, breakfast included)

  • Sagrada Familía*
  • Park Güell*
  • Barceloneta Beach
  • Plaza de Catalunya
  • Royal Plaza
  • Gaudi’s La Pedrera, Casa Batlló & Ciutadella Park
  • Las Ramblas
  • Tapas Tour
  • Barcelona Walking Tour

*Please note some activities require an entrance fee that are not included in the program price. 

Spanish Semi-Intensive Classes

  • During the first week students enroll in semi-intensive Spanish classes at an Instituto Cervantes accredited academy, the highest form of accreditation that the a language school can receive in Spain (10 hours).

Workshops

  • During the second week students participate in professional and personal development workshops with experts in fields such as: personal branding, public speaking, emotional intelligence, international resume and interview skills.

Mentorship

  • Students participate in a mentorship workshop. This opportunity is to gain a deeper insight into future career goals and the various skills growing in the work force.

Networking

  • Fostering national and international connections is an integral part of building a network. Students attending professional networking events, meet ups, language exchanges, and events that occur throughout the city.

Move Out Day (Saturday 2 June 2017)

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 PINC Professional facebook community. They also receive discounted rates on other group travel organizations.

Interested in applying? Please fill out the information below and we will be in touch within the next 24 hours.

BENEFITS TO GOING ABROAD

Studying abroad may be one of the most beneficial experiences for a college student.

  • Globalization. Interact and integration among the people, companies, and governments of different nations,
  • Resume. Add: adaptability, ability to solve complex problems, intercultural communication skills, improved communication skills, global awareness.
  • Spanish. Hone your languages skills.
  • Opportunities. Companies are placing more value on international experience.
  • Networking. Meet new lifelong friends from different backgrounds.
  • Personal Development. Discover yourself while gaining an understanding of a different culture.
  • Confidence.  Research shows that going abroad is viewed important years later in shaping career mobility and influencing a student’s choice of graduate study or work abroad.

Let us here at PINC be your stepping stone to gain this life-changing experience and help you discover more about yourself on a global scale!

“Good news. I accepted a full time job offer from an advertising agency yesterday, yay! I wanted to tell you that the first thing people asked me about when interviewing was about PINC and my trip to Spain. I thought that was awesome, and I think it played a huge role in landing me a job-it really started the conversation smoothly and I even met 2 people who have traveled to Spain numerous times. Simple way to get a connection in off the bat. So thank you again for everything.” – Stephanie L., Western Michigan University

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