Customized IT internships with diverse placements across some of Valencia’s most exciting organizations. Internships are allocated based on your skills and interests, with opportunities in software development, programming, web optimization, UX design, cybersecurity, app development and more.
This is an in-country internship conducted in English, with accomodation and meals included. Click here to view the remote version of this internship you can undertake from home.
Valencia is home to a large number of modern technology companies, and local businesses that have a contemporary approach to integrating tech solutions. This vibrant Spanish city is the perfect place for those studying IT or computer science, or working industry professionals looking to expand their portfolio by taking part in internships in a specific area of interest.
IT internships are available across a broad range of industries and fields, including:
- Network and cyber security
- Application development and maintenance
- Blog and website development
- Software development
- Systems and marketing
- UX design
- Code programming
- Web optimization
- Software programming
- 3D printing
- Game development
- Video editing
- Graphic design
- Python development
- Digital marketing
- Data analysis
IT internships are encouraged to submit a detailed application with your goals and areas of interest so that your internship can be personalized for you. Any requests will be accommodated wherever possible, though are subject to availability. If you have specific requests, we encourage you to communicate your top three preferences and we’ll do our utmost to match you accordingly - note that your current skills and experience will be taken into account.
Whatever your placement, you’ll work closely with an experienced supervisor on IT projects that deliver specific outcomes and build on your company’s strategic objectives. Interns use industry standard programs and tools, meaning you’ll develop highly useful skills for your IT career.
Interns should come to Spain prepared to spend time learning about your placement company and the marketplace it operates in, as well as participating across the phases of project cycles. Note that specific internship activities will always vary on each intern’s experience, so the level of responsibility and involvement will vary. Short-term interns can expect to have an introductory experience, as it is standard for every intern to spend time establishing foundations to build upon.
Spanish language proficiency is not a requirement to join. However, interns should expect that a language barrier can still be encountered to a certain extent. Interns should be prepared for the very natural and normal frustration of not always understanding what is being said around them. Come prepared and willing to surmount a language barrier (and ask for help when needed), as opposed to being intimidated by it. Bear in mind that internships in Spain include five introductory Spanish language lessons, which are provided during the orientation period. Any additional Spanish language lessons must be coordinated and paid for separately. We encourage all interns to take advantage of the opportunity to learn some Spanish skills during their program (or develop their existing vocabulary).
Valencia is a popular tourist city on Spain’s south-eastern Mediterranean Coast. It’s well known for its historic old town and relaxed way of life. In recent years, Valencia has established itself as a fantastic hub for culture and enterprise. While the city is broadly celebrated for its modern City of Arts and Sciences Museum, it’s an equally desirable destination if you love the outdoors, excellent cuisine and fantastic weather!
IT interns learn from a qualified and experienced supervisor, and can be involved in:
- Maintaining, improving and developing applications and websites
- Designing and delivering new online functions and features
- Conducting UX analysis and delivering improved solutions
- Testing, developing and analyzing new tech solutions
- Taking part in training to understand new technologies and their use for local businesses
- Improvising tech solutions to deliver on business objectives
Professional development opportunities:
- Gain hands-on development skills delivering IT solutions for websites and apps
- Understand UX development and best practice
- Learn front-end and back-end development skills
- Using industry tools and software including Java and Flex
- Learn from experienced local IT staff in Spain
- Gain practical skills and boost your employability, with guidance from Intern Abroad HQ’s Experiential Learning Curriculum to support your learning and cultural intelligence.
- Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm
- Gain practical IT skills working in a field relevant to your own interests
- Collaborate on a range of projects that utilize coding, testing, development and analysis to achieve business goals
- Enjoy traveling and living in Valencia, with easy access to wider Spain and the Mediterranean
Types of host organizations:
- IT consulting firms
- Fintech companies
- Software firms
- Digital marketing agencies
- Data analysis firms
Keen to get started?
Taking the first step is easy! It is free to apply and takes just 5 minutes.Submit an application
It’s free to apply for this internship. Once we have reviewed your suitability and accepted you onto this program, you’ll need to pay a deposit of US$449 to confirm your place. The remaining balance of your Program Fee (less your initial US$449 deposit payment) will be due no less than 60 days before your internship start date.
Program Fee (USD)
|2 weeks||$2,209Equivalent to $157/day|
|3 weeks||$2,434Equivalent to $115/day|
|4 weeks||$2,659Equivalent to $94/day|
|5 weeks||$2,884Equivalent to $82/day|
|6 weeks||$3,109Equivalent to $74/day|
|8 weeks||$3,559Equivalent to $63/day|
|10 weeks||$4,009Equivalent to $57/day|
|12 weeks||$4,459Equivalent to $53/day|
|16 weeks||$5,359Equivalent to $47/day|
|20 weeks||$6,259Equivalent to $44/day|
|24 weeks||$7,159Equivalent to $42/day|
- 24/7 in-country support
- Airport pick-up
- Program orientation
- Dedicated support before, during, and after your internship
- In-country guidance for social and tourist activities
- Sourcing and securing your internship placement
- Personalization of your internship plan
- Coaching from your supervisor
- Documented portfolio of your experiential learnings
- International reference letter
- Certificate of Internship Completion
- Visa (if required), flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check
- Transfer back to the airport at the end of your internship program
- Optional extras, such as language lessons
- Souvenirs and leisure activities during your free time
- Personal spending money to cover basic expenses such as drinks, snacks, laundry, public transportation, and any meals not included in your Program Fee
- A deposit of $449 USD is required to secure your internship
- European students who wish to receive Erasmus funding for their internship in Spain are encouraged to apply and outline their specific requirements.
- Balance of your Program Fee is due 60 days before your internship start date.
- All payments attract a 5% transaction fee to cover international banking fees and currency charges.
- Terms and Conditions apply.