Congratulations on your decision to pursue an international co-op! The process involves two steps and both must be completed by the application deadline indicated below (App Deadline) but not necessarily in this order. You must apply to the position and a mandatory meeting with an international team member is required. This meeting can be scheduled by calling 215-895-2185.
For any questions, please contact the international team at: Internationalcoop@drexel.edu
|Restrictions:||Drexel undergraduate students enrolled in a co-op program|
Dates / Deadlines:
Academic Year below always refers to the start of each academic year. Fall is the first term in an academic year and it always starts in September of every year. Please refer to the start and end date listed below for appropriate application term. If you do not see the date range applicable to you, please contact the International Co-op Team. Click here for more co-op terms details.
|Term||Academic Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Min. GPA Requirement:||2.5||Number of Positions:||Multiple|
|Eligible Major(s):||Biological Sciences, Communication, Elementary Education, Environmental Studies, Finance, General Business, Hospitality Management, International Area Studies, Secondary Education, Sport Management|
Connect-123 Internship Programs - Barcelona
Connect-123, an agency we partner with, provides co-op placements for our students in a wide range of fields including business, education, engineering, health care, human rights, journalism, social work and sustainable development. All programs are tailor made according to the student's interests and abilities.
NOTE: This co-op opportunity is for one term only (3 months). You will be required to complete another, one term co-op. Please contact the International Team with questions.
Job Title/Job Description:Connect-123 finds international opportunities for students across all fields based on their skills, interests and goals, which are identified via email and phone. During the pre-placement process, they work with students to set realistic expectations about the experience and to ensure that students receive a return on their investment should they decide to apply. During the placement process, Connect-123 will suggest at least one best-fit opportunity (often more), typically within 4 weeks of application.
Required Job Skills: Varies by position
Number of Positions: Numerous
Hours per Week:40
GPA Requirement: 2.5 GPA, though exceptions can be made on case-by-case basis
Language Requirements: None, however students more fluent in Spanish will have a wider range of options
Compensation:Unpaid, but see financial award information below.
Financial Award: Eligible students will be considered for a financial award from Steinbright Career Development Center.
Housing: Connect-123 recommends safe, centrally located housing options, relative to students' budgets, in shared apartments or homestays.
Visa Requirement: Agency will assist with acquiring visa
List of Services Provided:
- Coordinate best-fit internship placements with vetted organizations that focus on students professional goals and academic interests
- Provide screened, safe, centrally located accommodation or assistance arranging alternative accommodation
- Support, assistance, and guidance before, during and after participation on the program
- Comprehensive pre-trip information pack
- Airport pickup on arrival
- Group-rate discounts on local services and travel
- On-site orientation covering local information, in particular with regard to expectations in the workplace, health and safety issues, and an introduction to the city and country
- Welcome dinner
- Access to Connect-123 social events and community service activities
- Local SIM card
- End of program seminar: Communicating the Value of Your Internship Experience
- 24/7 emergency support