Hospitality and Culinary Internship


Program Length: Up to 6 months

About This Program

It’s true, Spain knows hospitality as its best! Our Hospitality & Culinary Internship Program in Spain provides you with everything you need to make your stay rewarding. You can expect a guaranteed position that will offer you excellent work experience and expand your future career opportunities. Your time here will also provide an opportunity to improve your language skills and a chance to enjoy the rich diversity of modern Spanish culture.

Spain is spectacular: Come experience its thriving economy and rich cultural heritage that is both modern and historic, offering a lifestyle that distinctly Spanish. While you are here, plan to travel around Spain’s many cosmopolitan cities, small and magic timeless towns, or its Mediterranean beaches, and enjoy its world-renowned cuisine in every corner – there are millions of ways to experience the beauty of this warm, friendly country.

  • We provide placements for candidates at their initial stages of their academic or professional careers.
  • College students
  • Students taking a gap year

What will I be doing?

Working in hospitality and tourism is all about providing friendly, efficient and attentive customer service for people enjoying vacations, entertainment and leisure activities. We work with employers across Spain and help you find intern and trainee positions with various types of hospitality companies:

  • Renowned and Exclusive Hotels
  • Top Level Restaurants
  • Luxury Resorts

Improve your culinary skills in Spain – One of the world’s leading food destinations. Learn alongside seasoned professional chefs and discover the latest techniques and trends in European cooking. There are hundreds of opportunities and positions available with many different types of qualified businesses – no experience is necessary; we can find something that is a perfect match for you!

This has been the best 6 months of my life! I worked at a really good restaurant in Madrid and learned so much. Nowadays, Spain is the number one country in gastronomy and I learned and enjoyed a lot this experience. Also, I was able to travel to Barcelona, Mallorca, and Ibiza.

- - Juan Rodríguez (México)

What This Program Includes

Guaranteed Placement

Position secured before arriving so that you know exactly where you are going and begin earning right away.


We work with you in advance to prepare you for your adventure and provide you with an orientation about what to expect.

International Requirements Guidance

Guidance on visa requirements and travel medical insurance.

Resume and Interview Preparation

We help you with your resume and interview preparation so that you make a great first impression and feel confident and ready for your interview.

Emergency Support

24/7 emergency support from our support teams based in Spain

Health Insurance

We secure full health coverage for you for the entire duration of your program while in Spain.

Public Transportation

We provide you with passes for use on public transportation to help you get between work and home.

Cultural and Social Events

We organize meet-ups and cultural events to help you make new friends and experience Spanish culture while you are here on your program.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I check-in monthly with you?

Yes. Because your safety is our primary concern, you will be required to check-in with us every month while you are abroad. But we are also here whenever you need us! We provide you with 24/7 support from our dedicated team of staff.

What is the host employer’s role?

It’s an honor and a privilege for businesses to participate in the program. They will ensure you train alongside seasoned professionals and gain additional work experience to build upon your current skills.

How much does the program cost?

This is a cultural exchange program so, there is a required fee. Each program has different criteria for qualification and different costs. Please see individual programs for pricing information.

How long does each program last?

There is a 6 month maximum

How much will I be earning?

Professional internships in Spain’s hospitality sector are usually paid. Accommodations and meals are generally provided. Typically there is a stipend of about 300 EURO a month.

However, depending on your CV, your field of internship, and program duration, monetary compensation might be different. We will work with you to ensure you understand exactly how much you will be earning and exactly what your living expenses will be.

Who will help me find housing?

Many positions offer housing, but some do not. We will always provide you with viable housing options that are affordable and a reasonable distance from your worksite.

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