Summer Pre-med Internship Program

Seville, Spain


If you’re an undergraduate student or recent graduate considering a career in health care, you’re probably looking for ways to boost your candidacy for med school through a study abroad or internship program. GlobalEd’s Medical Internship Program for Pre-Meds is designed specifically for this purpose. As a pre-med study abroad program participant, you will spend six weeks in this all-inclusive summer program acquiring 120 hours of onsite work experience in a local hospital or in a private practice. Aside from all that great work experience, this program is a full study abroad program including: a one week intensive 20 hour Spanish language course, apartment or family housing, comprehensive medical insurance, cultural sensitivity orientation, teamwork and leadership training using Myers Briggs, activities and excursions.


  • Live and work in Seville, Spain during the summer term.
  • Participate in a 6 week international summer medical internship performing 120 hours of onsite work.
  • Join our weekly local activities.
  • Intensive Spanish language training will help you gain the confidence and vocabulary needed to perform in your internship.
  • Receive Professional Development Training to prepare you for your career after graduation.



Global Education and Career Development Abroad (GlobalEd) has been functioning since 2009 as an educational institution with a special focus on the development of skill sets within the academic discipline of our program participants. GlobalEd designs Career Path Programs by combining the study abroad experience with language learning, leadership training and internships. We offer credit and non-credit options to cater to both undergraduate students and recent graduates.



This program is ideally suited for undergraduate students and recent graduates seeking opportunities to increase their candidacy for post graduate medical degree programs. The marketable experiences from this program include: cultural immersion, language learning, hands-on exposure to a professional medical environment, witnessing surgeries and births, understanding the difference in the U.S. and local health care system, leadership training, etc... Many of our past program participants have stated that their experience abroad with GlobalEd's medical internship program had a profound impact on their med school applications.


As a program participant you will have different housing options to choose from to match your lifestyle. Student may live in self-catered apartments or upgrade to live with a Spanish family and receive three meals per day. Most students will live within close proximity to each other and within walking distance to their Spanish language class and GlobalEd's offices. Self-catered apartments are included in the base price of the program. For an additional fee, you may choose to live with a Spanish family which includes: a full meal plan (3 meals per day), weekly laundry and cleaning service.

Student life

You will also have access to cultural activities such as walking tours of the city, visiting monuments, and joining excursions that will allow you to meet locals and other international students from around the world. As a student you will draw from a stipend which will provide you with the flexibility to take trips to destinations like Morocco, Granada, Córdoba or Lagos, Portugal.

Cultural Activities

The calendar of activities will be posted at the beginning of each term. Activities will vary depending on the time of year.
  • Horse & Carriage
  • Walking Tour
  • Tapas Night Out
  • Movie Night
  • Sports
  • Cooking Classes
  • Language Exchange Partner

Trips and Excursions

A travel stipend will be awarded to program participants which can be used to select from various programmed day trip and overnight excursions. Popular destinations are:
  • Gibraltar
  • Lagos, Portugal
  • Morocco
  • Italica
  • Córdoba
  • Granada


Study Abroad Program Gallery


Physical therapist facility
Mercedes-Cardena receiving medical training
kyra with a pediatrician
Having coffee with our medical interns
At the hospital cafeteria
Emergency Medical Training Camp


Study Abroad Program Pricing


Session 1 Pre-med


Dates 2 May - 14 June 2019
Application Deadline 2 April 2019

Session 2 Pre-med


Dates 16 May - 28 June 2019
Application Deadline 16 April 2019

Session 3 Pre-med


Dates 30 May - 12 July 2019
Application Deadline 29 April 2019

Session 4 Pre-med


Dates 13 June - 26 July 2019
Application Deadline 13 May 2019

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