Internships in Valencia, Spain

Welcome to Valencia!

Valencia is famous for its beaches, oranges, paella, and is known as the "City of Arts and Sciences," with an eye-catching cultural complex hosting museums, performing arts, and the biggest aquarium in Europe. After exploring the city, you will have the chance to enjoy a fabulous day on the beach, taking part in water sports such as paddle boarding, surfing, canoeing, etc. A 100% Mediterranean experience!


Why Intern Valencia?

Valencia is the third largest city in Spain and it is located on the Mediterranean Sea and the banks of the Turia River. It has a long history, as it was founded over two thousand years ago. With a current population of approximately 800,000, it is one of the fastest growing cities in Europe. With a subtropical/Mediterranean climate, Valencia has mild winters and long and hot summers. Be it the art, religion, history, literature, architecture, or food, Valencia offers a feast for the senses. Valencia allows interns to experience the beaches of Spain and easy access to the rest of Europe, while interning in English or Spanish. Applicants in any field are welcomed and encouraged to apply for the Valencia program, but it is a particularly excellent location for Architecture, Engineering, Exercise Science, Education, Fashion, Health, Journalism, Logistics, Political Science, Psychology, Sciences and Visual Arts fields.

Career Fields Available in Valencia

Check out our internship opportunities in Valencia below!

  • Agriculture and Veterinary Science
  • Architecture and Urban Planning
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business and Marketing
  • Communication, Media, and PR
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Environmental and Sustainability Studies
  • Fashion
  • Film and TV
  • Health
  • Hospitality, Events, and Tourism
  • IT and Computer Science
  • Legal Studies and Advocacy
  • Performing and Visual Arts
  • Political Science
  • Psychology and Social Work
  • Research
  • Science and Math
  • Sports and Exercise

This opportunity gave me more than just a chance to further my career but also the chance to make lifelong connections with people all around the world that helped shape my world view

Mateo R.
University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Orientation, Excursions, & Activities

Your program will start with a multi-day orientation in Valencia where you will enjoy a city tour and other excursions as well as receive pertinent information about how to be most successful in your internship abroad. Throughout your program, you will have the chance to go on weekend trips, day trips, and optional trips. ISA excursions allow you to explore the timeless, quaint, and historical landscape of the country (and potentially surrounding countries) that you may not have the chance to visit on your own. The locations below are a sample of included and optional excursions that have run in the past. Please know that these are subject to change.

Albufera, Spain


Albufera Natural Park is one of the most representative and valuable wetlands nature preserves of Valencia and, more generally, of the Mediterranean coastal region. You will get to explore the Albufera Natural Park by going to El Palmar Island and riding a boat across the lagoon while gaining a better understanding of the park’s ecosystem and admire the typical Albufera houses, or barracas. After this you will learn in the northern orchards how to cook the traditional paella.

Peniscola, Spain


Peñíscola is located on the coast of eastern Spain and is known as the City in the Sea. Walking through its small and old streets, you will feel the sensation of traveling within the ancient ages. During the trip, you will visit the old town of Peñíscola, explore Pope Luna’s Castle, and take in some breathtaking views of the sea.

Granada, Spain


Granada is a picturesque and mountainous university town. It has always been a multicultural city and was the last Moorish stronghold during the Catholic reconquest of Spain. You will explore Granada’s multicultural past through visits to historic neighborhoods like the Albaicín and Realejo. During an unforgettable evening flamenco show, you will have the chance to soak up Spanish music and culture. You will also visit important cultural sites including the Alhambra fortress, Spain’s most popular tourist attraction.

Housing Details

ISA Housing provides the opportunity for interns to experience aspects of the local lifestyle that are inaccessible to the average visitor. The experience of living in another culture will be both educational and rewarding so long as you stay open-minded.There are many differences in culture and lifestyle between life in New Zealand and the U.S. Remember: the key to a positive experience is flexibility!

Home Stay

  • Homestays may be utilized at times depending on the location of your placement and the distance of your commute.
  • If a homestay will be necessary for your program your ISA Program Manager or Internship Placement Coordinator will discuss this with you during your placement process.
  • A fantastic cultural experience and full immersion into Valencia by living with a local family.
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  • Located near public transit routes and
  • Fully furnished with a fully-equipped kitchen.
  • The number of participants per apartments vary from apartment to apartment.


Student Residence

  • A cross between dorm-style living and a boarding house.
  • Located off campus and are not affiliated to a university
  • All residents are students.
  • The number of participants per room vary by city.

Travel Visa Information

Participants must have a passport that is valid for at least 6 months AFTER their expected departure date from Spain.


U.S. Citizens

U.S. citizens are not required to apply for a visa before departing for Spain if their program is 90 days or less.


Non-U.S. Citizens

Please note that non-U.S. citizens should contact their Consulate to verify specific entry requirements. As these requirements vary based on citizenship, non-U.S. citizens may not be permitted to travel to Spain without a visa or outside of their visa dates. Also, visa fees for non-U.S. citizens may differ so please be sure to check specific consulate's website for the most up to date information.


Note: Embassy and Consulate contact information is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the website of the Embassy or Consulate to verify information.