We offer internships to students from different countries, varying from 4 weeks to a year. This position is usually a combination of admin and support work in the English and Spanish educational departments, along with a specific project that fits in with the students’ area of study. Spark is renowned for the coaching it provides to its interns and any intern can be guaranteed they will leave Spark a more confident and exceptional individual. Release your talent with an internship at Spark.
The type of internship at Spark varies considerably depending on the time of year, lenght of work, number of interns at one time and skills of candidates. However a general breakdown can be seen here: Spark Intern Profile but please also refer below for some additional info on the most common internships.
Office Intern: work directly in our office alongside Douglas our general manager and assist him in the day to day running of Spark. Tasks can include: sales and client attention work, office admin, booking coordination, school group logistical coordination (set up, serving at meal times, bedding assignments). This position will also on occasions teach a limited number of English classes. This position benefits from having opportunity to learn valuable office work skills and success habits. Needed skills: desire to develop office, sales and leaderships skills. Spanish level not important is this role.
Spanish School Group Intern: this interns primary role is to assist with all to do with our school group programmes. They will work directly with the Director of Education and Group Chaperones. Their responsibilities can include: acting as assistant chaperone with groups on school trips, school group logistical coordination (set up, serving at meal times, bedding assignments) and school group admin, suppliers and sales roles. This position will speak Spanish with school group students and use this language mainly, meaning it is an excellent opportunity for an intern to progress quickly with their Spanish level and learn how to work effectively with children. An intermediate Spanish level is needed in this role and it is essential any candidate have a desire to push them-self hard with using the Spanish level they have. Also a love for working with children important and as in all intern positions the candidate must be adaptable and flexible and have growth learning mindset.
Project Interns: intern who who do specific project orientated internship which often (but need not) links to their university degree. Project interns in the past have done: website development, vlogs, social media development, sales statistical analysis, marketing area reports, teaching resource development to name but a few. Usually are more short term placements.
Please click on the link to see more information on the internships + general conditions: Spark Internships.
In order to apply for this position, please go to our online application form.
If you are interested in a work and study programme and combine learning Spanish with a specific project-focussed work experience, please have a look at our webpage about these work and study programmes for more information. Please note on the work and study programme you can work with children as a Demi-Pair or do office and other work experience in Spain.