Professional internships

Professional internships, in Spain or abroad

The curriculum of ESADE’s Bachelor of Business Administration includes a semester- long compulsory professional internship during the fourth year. Your undergraduate studies will culminate in this definitive learning experience, which will allow you to add professional experience to your CV.

During your internship, you will:

Hold a real job at a top-tier company or law firm in Spain or abroad


Apply everything you’ve learned in the programme


Take on real responsibilities and functions in a department


Learn first-hand about the day-to-day operations of a company


Develop skills and competencies that you can only acquire on the job

Key Facts - Practicum

  • Duration: up to 6 months

    One semester, full-time. Equivalent to 20 undergraduate credits.

  • Tutor-guided

    You’ll establish the goals you want to achieve and the skills or competencies you wish to strengthen during your internship. Follow-up.

  • Pre-Practicum

    You’ll attend orientation seminars to help you choose the right sector and company, draw up your CV, prepare for interviews, etc.

  • Sectors

    You’ll have access to Spanish and international companies in every sector (financial services, auditing, consulting and consumer goods are the most popular among our students).

  • Job placement

    For some of our students, internships are a gateway to employment. Sixty percent of students receive a job offer before completing the internship.

“ESADE Careers help us to prepare to be strong candidates for companies, from writing a résumé to planning career strategies. They helped me to understand the responsibilities of the position I hold today and to be the chosen candidate.”

Alejandro Estruch

Bachelor in Business Administration - 2013

Unibail-Rodamco España HR Analyst

“The ESADE methodology brought us closer to the real workings of the business world. It helped us to develop our abilities as executives and to make decisions that take into account the effect our actions can have on society.”

Carlos Pérez

Bachelor and Master in Business Administration - 2002