WASHINGTON, DC - The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute
(CHLI) and PromoMadrid invite qualified students who are currently in their last year of their undergraduate or studying a Post Graduate Program in an accredited four year University, from throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, to apply for the 2010 CHLI-Madrid
Program: Gateway to Madrid Summer Internship Program.
7 to 10 students from diverse backgrounds will be selected to become part of this intensive six-week summer internship program in Madrid, Spain. Successful interns will first participate in a one week immersion course that will focus on Spanish culture, economy, and politics which will then be followed by a five week placement with a sponsoring Madrid-based company. The CHLI-Madrid Program aims to provide a unique and enriching practical work experience for bilingual American student leaders in one of Europe's main economic hubs, the Regional Community of Madrid.
This initiative is financially backed by PromoMadrid and managed by CHLI, who will be responsible for all aspects related to the students' internship, training, housing & travel while living in Madrid.
The application deadline is Monday, May 3, 2010. The program begins June 14 and ends July 30, 2010. Applications can be downloaded from the CHLI website at www.chli.org.
To apply, applicants must:
* Be U.S. citizens, bilingual in English and Spanish.
* Have a valid U.S. Passport.
* Be enrolled in an accredited four year college/university.
* Submit a completed application form, personal statement in English
and Spanish, curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation and official transcripts.
* Airfare and housing accommodations in Madrid, Spain.
* Stipend for living expenses
* Health insurance
For more information please contact Yisel Cabrera, Director of Programs and Operations, Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 202-347-8280 Ext. 303.