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Want to become a digital nomad in Spain? The digital nomad's guide to Spain will help you make the most of your nomadic life abroad.

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Every year, Spain welcomes thousands of students and professionals seeking internships. However, there is no national policy for remuneration of interns.

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The Basque Country is a fairly autonomous Spanish region with a well-developed economy that offers good opportunities to those from abroad seeking work.

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The main industry in the Canary Islands is tourism, though there's also a lot of heavy industry and manufacturing. However unemployment remains quite high.

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Madrid is quite open to foreign skilled workers, with opportunities in a variety of industries, as in many capital cities around the world.

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It is advisable to look a job before moving to Spain, however networking once there is also a good way to find a job. Knowledge of Spanish is an advantage.

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Catalonia is one of Spain's most dynamic and prosperous autonomous communities. Several sectors are quite open to foreign expertise.

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The city of Valencia is a popular Spanish destination for expats. The government is attempting to attract foreign investors to develop local businesses.

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Barcelona, Catalonia's economic centre, attracts young professionals, foreign companies and investors looking for new opportunities.

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Tenerife Island and Santa Cruz de Tenerife, its capital city, are known to be tourist destinations. But there are also job opportunities in other fields.

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Spain's unemployment rate remains the highest in Europe, although it has been declining during recent years. Hence, expats are likely to find a job there.

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European Union citizens are free to set up a business in Spain. However, non-European citizens have to obtain a resident card before proceeding.

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Although Malaga was affected by the 2008 economic crisis, expats can still find a job. However, there is a high level of unemployment.

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Sevilla's economy was badly affected by the 2008 economic crisis and many people remain unemployed. However it is possible for expats to find work.

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