Traineeship at the Wellbeing, Health and Sport Service of the University of Vigo

Business Studies and/or Management Science, Communication and Information Sciences
1 Mar, 2019 to 30 Jun, 2019
1 Mar, 2019

General information

4 months


The Universidade de Vigo is a young public academic institution officially founded in 1990 which is organized in three Campuses, placed in three different cities, Vigo, Pontevedra and Ourense- all of them in the South of Galicia, Northwest of the Iberian Peninsula. It has around 21,000 students in 39 degrees, 74 postgraduates and 42 PhD programs. Our institution leads a Campus of International Excellence, awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Education in 2010, a Campus of the Sea which gathers the teaching and researching efforts of seven public universities in Galicia and North of Portugal, as well as those of two national research organisms. As regards its scientific production, the Universidade de Vigo has been ranked 15th on the list of Spanish universities. On the last Shanghai Ranking it is on the top 500.

The placement is in the Wellbeing, Health and Sport Department.

Task description: 

  • Organization of events related to sports in the campus
  • Preparing international projects
  • Linguistic support in English
  • Translation of documents to English
  • Preparing documents and presentations

Required qualifications:

  • Excellent knowledge of English and at least basic knowledge of Spanish
  • Any relevant discipline (Computing, Business and Translation and Interpretation/Language degrees are considered an advantage)
  • Good computer skills (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Mature, responsible, organised
  • Interested in sports
  • Familiar with the internet and social networks
  • Ability to work in an international environment

What we offer:

  • Minimum duration of the internship is 4 months. Possibility to extend the stay up to 12 months (to be confirmed with the coordinator)
  • Working hours: 30 hours/week from 8.30 to 14.30
  • Working language: English and Spanish
  • Accommodation: The University of Vigo will help to find a good accommodation in a shared flat, with other students or in an individual apartment, even with a Spanish family
  • Internship grant: No financial contribution. Students must apply for an Erasmus+ grant at their home institution/country

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to Javier Rial: [email protected] 



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English: Proficient User C1
Spanish: Independent User B1