YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO FLOURISH

Student Placements in Spain for University Students

Meddeas offers the opportunity to gain teaching experience in Spain to students looking for an internship. If you are one of these, it might be your chance to flourish both professionally and personally!

As a participant in this internship in Spain, you will gain valuable international experience, in addition to personal growth in terms of social skills, cultural awareness, and cognitive flexibility. Also, you will have the opportunity to learn the Spanish language, and to fully immerse yourself in the Spanish culture.

This is an enriching way to spend the semester abroad and teach in a private or charter school whilst completing a TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) course with a Spanish university, paid by the program. It is perfect for university students who are seeking an international placement year, to continue their formation, and to become familiar with the Spanish way of life.

ROLE OF AN AUXILIAR

BENEFITS OF a INTERNATIONAL STUDENT PLACEMENT IN SPAIN

INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENT
Employers and international companies value candidates who count with an international placement in their CVs. It shows they can be independent, open-minded, and mindful of other cultures. It also means that they have knowledge of another language on their list of skills.
TRANSFERABLE SKILLS
Through Meddeas internships, you will obtain important skills for your professional career. Not only will you learn through cultural experiences while you improve your discourse. You will also gain team working, public speaking and creativity skills, as well as become a more patient, mature, and autonomous person.
IMMERSION IN SPAIN
You will learn about culture and history, and find ways to relate to different kinds of people. This is also a wondrous opportunity to become competent in Spanish, which is the second most widely-spoken language in the world, by number of native speakers.
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Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) of Students Participating in Meddeas Placements in Spain

This is how the brain of a Language Assistant looks like:

White and blue drawing of a brain

PRE-FRONTAL CORTEX

Packed with initiative, proactivity and a spark of creativity to design in-class activities. Neurons here are in full swing, eager to get students to learn the language.

CORPUS CALLOSUM

Brain region with a strong electrical impulse which is commonly linked to intercultural competence and cultural awareness. Such pattern is present in people with a desire to discover another culture, learn a new language and interact with different sorts of people.

OCCIPITAL LOBE

The tissue shows autonomy, patience, resilience and maturity. The person knows how to function as an adult in a different country and how to assume responsibility in school. When difficult moments arise, people with this brain area developed know how to overcome obstacles and move forward.

PARIETAL LOBE

This region shows an inclination towards teaching. The person possesses social skills, and capacity to explain themselves and to act as role-models for students.

CEREBELLUM

Located in a very special brain area, it secretes hormones of excellence. This substance is present in people with high standards and competitiveness. This is what differentiates those special individuals who stand out above the rest. They always seek to give the best of themselves.

SPINAL CORD

This is the energy conduit between the brain and the rest of the body. In the aforementioned subjects, this area is fueled by passion.

Want to Know More?

Contact us and find out if you are eligible to participate in the program.

MAIN TASKS

YOUR ROLE AT THE SCHOOL AS A LANGUAGE ASSISTANT

The specific tasks of the Language Assistant vary depending on the school. In all cases, the Language Assistant is supported by the teacher, the school’s tutor and Meddeas.

Additional support

The teacher asks for the support of the Language Assistant during the activity they are carrying out. For example, Language Assistants can lead the conversation practice alongside the main teacher.

Conversation with small groups

The class is divided into small groups. The Language Assistant sits with these small groups to lead the conversation in English or suggest activities. Meanwhile, the main teacher takes care of the rest of the class.

Official exams preparation

The Language Assistant leads groups of students preparing for their official exams. The training focuses on the specific sections of the test, such as Reading, Listening, Writing, or Speaking.

Conversation with teachers

The Language Assistant delivers one-to-one or small group sessions with the teachers of the school so that they improve their level of English.

HIGHLIGHTS

Meddeas Student Placements in Spain

Language Assistant correcting some exercises with his students

ACCOMMODATION

HOST FAMILY OR INDEPENDENT

There are two options for participants of Meddeas International Student Placements in Spain. You can live with a Host Family or independently. During the application process, you can express your preferences. Staying with a Spanish Host Family will be the best opportunity to make the most of this unique experience. You will spend time interacting in English and Spanish with the members of the family. During the program, the Host Family will cover meals and accommodation expenses. If you prefer independent accommodation, you will receive advice and flat hunting tips. However, you are expected to find accommodation on your own.

ARE YOU INTERESTED?

We will evaluate your profile and you will know if you are a potential candidate for this unforgettable experience.

YOUR NEW HOME

WHY SPAIN?

Spain treasures one of the richest, oldest, and most pleasant cultures to be found. It is an ideal place for students looking to broaden their minds, and discover other cultures and ways of understanding the world.

In Spain, you will meet friendly, sociable people with a relaxed lifestyle. Its Mediterranean cuisine is undoubtedly one of the best on earth. The Spanish way of relating to people, their sense of community, and the value of friendship and family are some of the countless golden jewels of this country.

At the same time, Spain is a modern country that follows European living standards, security, and environmental commitment. To be in Spain is to be in Europe. This is true both in terms of living conditions, as well as in the transportation network and cheap flights that easily connect with other European countries.

We invite to you come and see it for yourself!

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