In August a group of 16 students from Kozienice in Poland together with their two teachers were hosted by euromind in Seville to gain almost a 3-weeks internship as cooks, administrative assistants and mechanics CNC.
Students who practiced cooking had an amazing opportunity to see how spanish food is being made traditionally. Trainees were working on different tasks, such as -washing, peeling, cutting fruit, vegetables and meat. They also helped in weighing, measuring and mixing ingredients according to recipes and personal judgment with the use of available kitchen appliances and equipment. Administrative assistants carried out general office tasks, such as preparing, scanning and placing documents in electronic and paper filing systems and maintaining and managing inventory control of materials and suppliers. Mechanics CNC got to know different tools and materials, such as steel, iron, copper and bronze to make everydayand decorative objects, they also were in charge of cutting metal sheets, tubes, electric cables or wiring electrical cabinets.
During their stay in Seville, the trainees not only developed their work skills, but they also took part in different cultural activities such as Seville tour, Guadalquivir cruise, which allowed them to get acquainted with Spanish culture and feel like Spanish people. They also participated in a basic Spanish course.
Students also had the opportunity to go Cadiz, located southwestern Spain. Spain and is often considered the oldest city in Europe as it was founded in 1100 BC. It is a typical Andalusian pueblo blanco (white town) with many attractive sights and well-preserved historical landmarks. It is located by the Atlantic Ocean. During the day trip, the group visited the city center which is surrounded by old buildings and many charming cafes and bars, the baroque style Cathedral, the oldest fish market in Spain. Finally, the group were able to relax on Caleta beach for the rest of the day.
The group took part intensive Spanish lessons with our Spanish Teacher. Euromind’s teaching methods were very effective as they made learning fun through practicing speaking, playing games and creating cheerful atmosphere in the class. The Spanish classes are dynamic and practical. During the lessons, there are used lots of interactive methods of teaching based on learning by practicing in classes. Then, grammar was covered as much as possible by using practical situations. After intensive and hard learning, the students had a written an exam. All the participants passed with very good results!
Coming to Spain was an amazing opportunity for both students and teachers to get to know the Spanish culture, food and habits. All students needed to get out of their comfort zone and work in a spanish-speaking place, but it was definitely worth gaining such an incredible experience.
I have always wanted to start my own business and thanks to the internship in Sevilla I know what it is like to run one. This is an amazing opportunity to look at this profession from the inside. I have learned how to manage the shop and talk to clients. I am also delighted with the beauty and architecture of Seville. I would love to visit this city again one day.
Internship in Spain is fun and unique. I like the food here very much. During my apprenticeship, I have learned a few new ways to prepare dishes. Sevilla is a nice city that makes an impression and if I could I would have stayed here longer. I liked the trip to Cadiz the most.
I like this city. It has many places to visit. The food in our hotel is good. I like my work because I am with my friend and our tasks are not very hard. At my work I learned how to use lathes. We have a lot of amazing trips.
Project Titl: Profesjonalizm - do tego dążymy na praktykach w Hiszpanii
Project Number: 2020-1-PL01- KA102-079920
Number of participants: 16
Country: Poland, Kozienice