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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.

Our career services coordinator is here to help you find internships, coach you on your job search, and assist with graduate school applications.

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Alexia Díez, 2022 International Business and Psychology Graduate, on the job as a Financial Transformation Consultant at Deloitte.

Career Service Seminars

Email to reserve your spot at the seminars below.

  • Internship Requirements and Opportunities
    6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 24, SIH auditorium

  • Build a Great Resume 
    1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1, SIH 006

  • Internship Requirements and Opportunities
    2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 10, SIH 132

  • Using LinkedIn to Build your Network
    5 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16, SIH Auditorium

  • Expert Alumni Roundtable
    5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 22, SIH 120

  • Applying to Graduate School
    5 p.m., Tuesday, March 28, SIH auditorium

  • Internship Requirements and Opportunities
    5 p.m., Wednesday, April 12, SIH 120

  • Preparing for an Interview 
    5 p.m., Thursday, April 13, SIH Auditorium

  • How to Get the Job you Want
    2 p.m., Friday, April 21, SIH 300


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:

  • Banco Santander
  • Deloitte
  • Embassies (U.K. and U.S. Embassies in Spain; Spanish Embassies abroad)
  • Ernst & Young
  • Real Instituto Elcano
  • ONG Rescate
  • Repsol
  • Sotheby's
  • United Nations

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


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 help direct you to programs and provide advice 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 and 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 serves as the Career Services coordinator, helping students prepare for their professional careers via hands-on workshops and internship experiences. Prior to working at SLU-Madrid, she served as director of Foreign Languages at UW Milwaukee SCE 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.