Madrid Management Internship Program

Boston University, in conjunction with the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, offers a one-semester Madrid Management Internship Program. The program consists of two management courses, a Contemporary Spanish Culture course, and an internship for credit. Students enroll directly in the Autónoma and have access to its facilities and services.

BU School of Management students should refer to SMG’s lists of pre-approved courses at the Universidad Autónoma before applying.

Program Details

Requirements
  • Must have completed six semesters of college-level Spanish or the equivalent
  • Admissions requirements for all programs
Program Dates
  • Spring Semester: early January to mid May

Please note that this program is only offered during the spring semester.

Cost
Credits
  • Upon successful completion of the program, students receive BU SMG credit for management courses and earn sixteen Boston University credits. Students must enroll for a total of sixteen credits.
Housing
  • Boston University’s household accommodations facilitate the students’ language acquisition and integration into Spanish society through the daily usage of Spanish.  All Madrid students are placed in Spanish households, where they have their own room and eat meals with their host families. Households represent a wide range of incomes and situations, from an older woman living alone to a professional couple living in the city to a large family with several children.
Application Deadlines
  • Spring Semester: October 1

Preference will be given to qualified candidates who submit their complete applications by September 15. After that date, applications will be accepted on a space-available basis until October 15.

Notification of admissions begins after the application deadline.

Program Staff

The Boston University Madrid Programs are administered by staff in both our Boston and Madrid offices. In Boston, a program manager facilitates the admissions and pre-departure procedures, and maintains contact with students prior to their arrival in Madrid. The Boston office also houses administrative personnel who are responsible for everyday operations. In Madrid, the staff comprises a resident director and administrative, academic, and housing personnel.