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Career development is a journey. Wherever you are in the process — from choosing a major to considering graduate school — SLU-Madrid Career Services offers seminars and one-to-one coaching to help you develop your plans and achieve career success.

Javier Díaz-Villarejo, economics and international business student, at his internship at Salesforce.
Javier Díaz-Villarejo, economics and international business student, at his internship at Salesforce.

At Saint Louis University — Madrid Campus, our Career Services coordinator is here to help you find internships, coach you on your job search, and assist with graduate school applications.

Career Services Seminars

Working at the UN, the EU Commission and More. Advice from Shariqa Habib, POLS '15, SLU-Madrid 
6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 10,  SIH Auditorium

Law School – Before, During, and After. Advice from SLU-Madrid Alum, Judge Ed Rodriguez Quilichini, US Administrative Law 
Noon, Wednesday, Jan. 24, PRH 101

Internship Requirements and Opportunities
6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 24, PRHA S07

Craft a Great Resume 
Noon, Friday, Jan. 26, SIH 130

Create your LinkedIn Profile 
6:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 29, SIH 220

How to Network — In-person and Online
Noon, Wednesday, Jan. 31, SIH 402

Crafting a Cover Letter — Without AI
Noon, Friday, Feb. 2, SIH 130

Internship Requirements and Opportunities
Noon, Monday, Feb. 5, PRH 101

Applying to Graduate School
Noon, Friday, Feb. 9, SIH 130

Preparing for an Interview 
Noon, Wednesday April 10, PRH 101

How to Get the Job you Want
Noon, Friday, April 12, SIH 130

Alumni Career Advice Forum
3:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 16, PRH 202


An internship allows you to test-drive a career path as you acquire real-world experience, develop your résumé and gain confidence. Some of our recent internship workplaces include:

  • Deloitte
  • Embassies (U.K. and U.S. Embassies in Spain; Spanish Embassies abroad)
  • Charles Schwab
  • Blomeyer & Sanz
  • Macmillan Education
  • ONG Rescate
  • Gonzalez Byass
  • Sotheby's
  • Geneva Centre for Human Rights

If you'd like to learn more about interning at SLU-Madrid, see the requirements and get started on Handshake.

Remote Internships — SLU Experiential Learning Program

Participate in a remote internship from day one! Organizations in the U.S. offer these project-based, short-term internships and, therefore do not have a minimum credit requirement. Create an account using your SLU Net ID, log in and apply for a position today. 


A SLU-Madrid education prepares you to work in the field of your choice. Graduates of SLU-Madrid go on to work at top companies and organizations around the world. Some of the companies employing our graduates include:

  • Acciona
  • Banco Santander
  • Deloitte
  • IBM
  • KPMG
  • Legal Aid Society
  • Mandarin Oriental
  • National Human Rights Council
  • SAP
  • United Nations
Graduate School

A SLU-Madrid education provides a great foundation for graduate school. We'll also direct you to programs and advise on applications, entrance exams and personal statements.

SLU-Madrid alumni attend graduate schools recognized worldwide, including:

  • Boston University
  • Columbia University
  • Diplomatic Academy of Vienna
  • Georgetown University Law School
  • Harvard University
  • IE
  • London School of Economics
  • New York University
  • U.N. University for Peace
  • Yale School of Management

Our graduates are men and women for others who participate in the Peace Corps, the Fulbright program, AmeriCorps, Teach for America, Jesuit Volunteer Corps, and numerous organizations dedicated to improving the quality of life for all persons.

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Career Services Coordinator

Patrice Burns
Padre Arrupe Hall, first floor
P: (+91) 554 58 58, ext. 241

Patrice Burns is the Career Services coordinator, helping students prepare for their careers via hands-on workshops and internship experiences. Before working at SLU-Madrid, she served as director of foreign languages at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education and as a center director at Concordia University. She is a certified ASESCO coach.

She earned a bachelor's in communications and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin and a master's in Spanish from Marquette University. She joined the SLU-Madrid staff in 2007.