2019 Challenge Program

Territorio Mudéjar is offering internships for Bachelor’s students at the University of Zaragoza through the Challenge Program, a project organized by the University of Zaragoza Cátedra de Despoblación (Chair for Depopulation) and the Provincial Government of Zaragoza (DPZ) in rural areas.  This is the second edition of the program, in which qualified university students in their final years of study who display a positive attitude can do internships at public and private institutions in what is known as the “Fourth Space” (towns with a population of fewer than 3,000 inhabitants).
Territorio Mudéjar has come up with a project offering Training internships geared towards developing skills in relation to Quality in the management of accessibility to monumental heritage; this program will enable students to expand their skills to become better prepared through training based on working directly in the region and with its resources.

Rules of participation

1/ Applicants

  • Students registered in the 18/19 school year who have earned 90 credits for Bachelor’s students (fill out the UNIVERSA online application at http://www.unizar.es/universa/inscripcion-online/).
  • Knowledge about: Mudejar Art, Aragonese Art, Islamic Art, Medieval Art and Architecture. Management and dissemination of cultural heritage or similar fields.
  • Languages: English and/or French (preferable but not essential)
  • Driver’s license and an available vehicle
  • Communication and customer service skills, etc.

2/ Tasks

  • Internship position: Responsible for accessibility to historical and artistic monuments and management of cultural heritage.

Under the guidance of the entity’s management team, the student will learn to perform tasks involved in the accessibility and dissemination of diverse historical and artistic monuments related to Territorio Mudéjar.

They will apply the knowledge acquired during their training, prepare tours, perform complementary dissemination activities, administrative management of the materials required to carry out the cultural outreach activity and financial management of activities, prepare reports and conduct quality control checks of the activity.

3/ Characteristics and financial resources

PREPARATORY COURSE: 24 hours. Introduction to management of accessibility to historical and artistic monuments.


JULY 15 – SEPTEMBER 15, 2019

  • Monday to Friday (two days, to be determined): 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Territorio Mudéjar offices and in member towns.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 11:00 am -2:00 pm. In the towns assigned according to the schedule for putting the skills learned into practice.
  • Total hours: 16 hours/week
  • Compensation: € 500.00/month
  • Allowance for accommodations: approx. € 600.00/month; living expenses: approx. € 15.00/day; Travel: € 138.00/entire activity
  • Optional participation in the UZ-DPZ Challenge Project extra-curricular placement category.

Location: Territorio Mudéjar

4/ Applications

Candidates should send their CV in electronic format with Ref: Territorio Mudéjar – Desafío in the subject line, to elimena@unizar.es by June 30, 2019.

5/ More information