Assistant at International Relations Department of Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Barcelona (Spain)

Business Studies and/or Management Science, Communication and Information Sciences, Languages and Philological Sciences
Sant Cugat
1 Sep, 2021 to 1 Sep, 2022
30 Sep, 2021

General information

12 months

Overview: Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC Barcelona) is a private university created in 1997 that bases its ideals in Christian Humanism.

UIC is looking for two interns: one for each of the two campus (one in Barcelona, c/Immaculada 22) and the other for Sant Cugat Campus (Hospital General de Catalunya, 20 minutes away from Barcelona by train) – Periods of internship. One year, ideally from September 2021 to September 2022

The mission of the intern is to provide general assistance to the daily work of UIC's central Service for International Relations. that helps its 8 faculties in all aspects related to internationalization,mainly incoming and outgoing student and staff mobility outside Spain. UIC has over 200 international agreements with 38 countries both inside and outside the EU.

UIC Barcelona has been receiving international interns for two academic years so far and the experience has been excellent!

  • General tasks and responsibilities of the intern
  1. Help in all the process of incoming and outgoing student mobility: direct attention and information to students in the office or by email (writing emails, answering requests), managing documentation, attending to meetings with academic coordinators and faculty members, etc.
  2. Explore possibilities for new international agreements 
  3. Help in the preparation of international visits to UIC
  4. Assist in the preparation of events for incoming and outgoing students (informative sessions, guided tours in Barcelona, cultural events, workshops)
  5. Archive documents
  6. Help manage and develop social media and other communication channels for incoming and outgoing students
  7. Being proactive in new tasks or activities to better manage student mobility
  8. Any tasks needed to provide support to a dynamic and friendly team
  9. There will be an increase of responsibilities and degree of autonomy as the months pass by.
  • Salary: we will provide monthly salary or financial compensation for accommodation, to be negotiated depending on the candidate's profile. It’s is also provided: lunch at the University's canteen, plane ticket to Barcelona (arrival and departure), daily ticket for transport to the university, insurance, Catalan language course. Nevertheless, we also expect the candidate to receive Erasmus+ scholarship for his/her traineeship, coming from its home university, since the salary paid by UIC Barcelona is not sufficient to live in Barcelona.
  • Profile: Enthusiastic, responsible, friendly, dynamic, committed, respectful.
  • Length and starting date: Preferably, 1 full academic year, full-time (10-11 months), starting in September/October, but open to negotiation.
  • Working hours: from 9h to 18h. 1 hour break for lunch.
  • Holidays: It depends on the length of the stay. For internships up to 3 months, 1 day of holidays/per month. For internships between 4 and 7 months, 1,25 days of holidays/per month. For internships of more than 8 months, 1,4 days of holidays/per month.
  • Language course: There could be access to a Spanish language course if needed. Catalan language and culture courses are available for free. The trainees are expected to learn Catalan during their stay.
  • Other services: sports, library, culture... available:
  • Accommodation: We can help you find accommodation in an apartment (shared or not) or a residence. and
  • Important information: This internship will take place under the framework of the Erasmus+ program, and an Erasmus+ traineeship agreement will be signed. Thus, it is important that the candidate is still linked to a European university when applying to it. Its home university will be involved in the process: first by accepting that the candidate is eligible for the Erasmus traineeship program (be it a curricular traineeship or a recent graduate traineeship) and second by signing the documents and normally by giving Erasmus funds to the candidate.
  • Level of studies: We are open both to Bachelor and Master students (final year students or recent graduates). And accept all areas of study (not only the three mentioned of Business, Communications and Languages&Philological Sciences)

Candidates interested, please send your CV and motivation letter to: [email protected] for the selection procedure indicating your name, your contact details, availability (entry date and duration of stay) and whether you can opt to have an Erasmus+ traineeship grant. We look forward to welcoming you at UIC Barcelona! 

Financial compensation
Transportation costs
Lunch vouchers

Additional Information

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