Welcome to Richmond Healthcare Internships in Sevilla

This is an official University of Richmond program, so you may qualify for scholarship and/or financial aid money.
Please check with the appropriate office on campus or talk to your advisor

Program Description

Richmond Healthcare Internships in Sevilla

We offer University of Richmond students the ability to complete healthcare-related internships in Sevilla. As the capital city of Andalusia, Sevilla has one of the best public healthcare systems in the world. The city attracts both national and international healthcare professionals, resulting in an array of internship opportunities for healthcare students.

 

The internship experience, coupled with a series of site visits and seminars, will allow students to directly observe the structural and functional organization of the healthcare system in Andalusia.
CINECU, a company ran by a former UR professor and currently managing two other summer study abroad programs for the Univerity of Richmond, is in a unique position to find health related internships for Richmond students. Since its founding in 1996, CINECU has been an active program on the on the EUSA campus and has established excellent working relationships with a variety of medical centers around the city.

 

Through this program, you can gain experience in some of Spain’s best healthcare facilities. Let CINECU help prepare you for a career in the healthcare world by placing you in one of these internships.

Healthcare Internships

You can complete a healthcare-related internship at one of Andalusia’s different types of hospitals and healthcare centers:

Program Information and Application Process

  • Duration: Six weeks / 30-40 hours of internship work per week
  • Requirements: Sophomore standing and minimum GPA of 2.75 in the major
  • PlacementHospitals and/or clinics based in Sevilla, allowing students to gain knowledge and experience in the healthcare profession.
  • Housing: Homestay with Spanish host family
  • Number of Students Accepted: 5-10
  • Academic Credit: Arranged by each participant with the appropriate U of R faculty and/or department.

The 2018 program fee will be $4,500, which includes:

  • Internship placement and supervision
  • Orientation and internships-prep workshop
  • Weekly follow-up meetings with internship coordinator
  • Welcome and goodbye dinners
  • All activities and excursions (see below)
  • Tickets to a flamenco show in Seville
  • Full room and board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in Spanish host families
  • Health insurance for the duration of the program
  • Local transportation to and from internship sites

The cost does not include:

  • Airfare (flights to and from Seville)
  • Personal expenses

Payments
Please refer to U of R’s Internships Abroad webpage for additional information, or contact Ms. Cheryl Genovese (cgenoves@richmond.edu) if you have any questions.

  • February 16th: $300 non-refundable deposit due (paid directly to the University of Richmond)
  • March 16th: First program payment due.
  • April 16th: Final program payment due.

To pay online, please go to our Online Payments page (also linked below).

The application deadline is February 16th, 2018.
Finalists will be selected and contacted by March 15th to set up a Skype interview.
Accepted students will be notified by March 31st.

  • A complete application must include:
    • $300 non-refundable application fee (paid directly to the University of Richmond)
    • General application form
    • Internship profile form
    • Academic recommendation form
    • General recommendation form
    • Language recommendation form
    • Housing questionnaire form (only if you choose to live with a Spanish host family)
    • Cover letter stating your objective in doing the Sevilla internship.
    • An electronic version of your resume.
    • A scanned copy of passport information page.

Program Dates for 2019

  • May 16: Arrival and welcome dinner
  • May 17: Move to host families or residence hall and orientation program
  • May 20-June 25: Internship
  • June 26: Goodbye dinner
  • June 28: Departure

Download Application Documents

Click below to download a Zip file with all the appropriate application documents. Please begin by opening the ``ReadmeFirst`` file.

Online Payments

Click below to go to the Online Payments page. There are two program payments of $2,250 (total of $4,500).