How to Apply to the Instituto Franklin to Teach in Spain
Nov22

How to Apply to the Instituto Franklin to Teach in Spain

So, you want to apply to the Instituto Franklin to teach and learn in Spain. With the help of current participant Clare Boerigter, we walk you through the application process for 2017-18. Check out why Clare chose the Instituto Franklin in her last post. Other than having to gather documents and putting a good deal of thought into my two essays, I did not find Instituto Franklin’s application process to be that harrowing. But it did...

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Careers in Spain: Louise F., Community Manager
Jul01

Careers in Spain: Louise F., Community Manager

Sometimes finding a satisfying career in Spain can feel like being trapped in the Goldilocks story – some jobs are too many hours, others feature pay that will leave you strapped mid-month. But when you find one that’s just right (plus flexible timetables!), you’ve hit your sweet spot. Louise found a perfect in Madrid as a community manager and online writer, and shares her story here: Your Name: Louise Feaheny City...

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Careers in Spain: Stacey T., Digital Marketing Assistant
Jun17

Careers in Spain: Stacey T., Digital Marketing Assistant

Where there’s a will there is very much a way, as is evidenced by Stacey’s Spain story. Her advice for moving out of teaching and into the Spanish working world? List your skills, research your market and don’t look back. Your Name: Stacey Taylor City and Comunidad: Madrid, Spain Job Title: Digital Marketing – SEO/SEM Assistant Why did you initially come to Spain? I initially came to Spain as a study abroad student,...

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I’ve been accepted as an Auxiliar de Conversación. Now What?
May29

I’ve been accepted as an Auxiliar de Conversación. Now What?

We remember those days – hitting refresh on your email inbox every minute, opening spam folders, scouring Profex to see if your application had been accepted or skipped over. When an email from your program finally lands with a regional placement, elation will likely give way to  “Y ahora, qué?” as you debate your placement, maybe having to consider leaving behind a relationship, a job or a pet. When we came to Spain...

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Careers in Spain: Kate, Fabrily
Feb26

Careers in Spain: Kate, Fabrily

No, not every Juan teaches English in Spain. As the country’s industry begins to pick up after financial crisis, entrepreneurs are turning ideas into companies, making it far easier to find opportunities outside the classroom. Our newest COMO series, Careers in Spain, will feature expats who are not teachers and working successfully in all corners of Spain. First up is Kate, an enthusiastic American who came to Spain to be a...

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