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Internships in Latin America

Internships in Latin America

CEDEI — Centro de Estudios Interamericanos
Needs university-educated native speakers to teach for at least 9 months. Recruitment information available online. CEDEI offers 5-week TEFL training course in June-July.
Contact: Gran Colombia 11-02 y General Torres, Casilla 597, Cuenca, Ecuador.
Tel.: +593-7-283-9003;
Email: English@cedei.org
Website: www.cedei.org
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Internships in Buenos Aires Argentina — Road2Argentina
Road2Argentina has partnered with more than 50 local and international companies and organizations in order to offer hands-on internships to university students and recent graduates in Buenos Aires, Argentina in the following fields: Advertising, Business, Education & Teaching, Entrepreneurship, Environment & Sustainability, Finance, Graphic Design, Journalism, Law, Marketing, Medicine & Healthcare, Non-profits & NGOs, Public Policy, Tourism, Urban Planning and Web Design & Development. Internships in other fields are also available upon request. Interns are encouraged to practice and perfect their Spanish language skills at their internship placements, however placements are also available in bilingual English-speaking environments for those with limited knowledge of the language. Our friendly, personable staff is here to support you from the moment you arrive in Argentina and help you reach your personal and educational goals during your program.
Internships in Argentina Dates: Year round with start dates every Monday.
Cost: Our programs are affordably priced to fit student budgets. Promotions and discounts available. Please visit our website for up-to-date program costs.
Contact: Road2Argentina, Anchorena 1676, Buenos Aires CP1425ELL, Argentina.
Tel.: +1-347-974-3705 (USA); +54-11-4826-0820 (Argentina).
Email: info@road2argentina.com
Website: www.road2argentina.com
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Internships in Latin America
Get a head start on your career through an international internship! ELI works with a variety of private companies, NGOs, and governmental organizations in Argentina, Peru, Ecuador, Chile, Nicaragua, Mexico, Costa Rica and Guatemala. Interns can work in the fields of healthcare, legal aid, human rights, engineering, IT, communications, veterinary medicine, microfinance, fashion, economic development, marketing, tourism, law, finance, and more. Working in Latin America challenges interns to perfect their Spanish, develop cross-cultural competencies, independence, self confidence, and flexibility—all traits desired by employers. International internship experience can make your resume stand out and help you get your foot in the door.
Internships in Latin America with ELI Dates: Programs are available throughout the year and dates are flexible.
Cost: Program Fees start at $885 for two weeks and include airport pickup, accommodation, and meals.
Contact: ELI, 1557 Ogden St. #5, Denver, CO 80218
Tel.: 303-321-8278
Email: info@eliabroad.org
Website: www.eliabroad.org
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Connect-123 Internships in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Connect-123 creates tailor-made internships in Buenos Aires, Argentina in business, health care, human rights, education and many other fields. Business projects include conducting macro-economic research, reviewing business plans, working at venture capital firms, teaching basic economics within local communities, and developing export strategies for Buenos Aires-based entrepreneurs. Health care projects include working directly with doctors on medical research projects, providing non-medical care to patients, attending ward rounds and helping the nursing staff care for patients. Human rights, social work, and education projects include working at a legal advice center, assessing the impact of community-based interventions, helping with public health awareness campaigns, mentoring street children, teaching English, caring for infants and toddlers at orphanages, and working with youth regarding issues related to HIV/AIDS, sexuality and adolescence.
What's included:  Finding an internship that specifically meets your needs; arranging secure, high-quality, centrally-located accommodation based on your budget; assisting with local transport and providing advice on public transport routes; airport meet and greet service; a complete preparation and orientation information pack; advice, assistance, and guidance before, during, and after your stay; group-rate discounts; and 24/7 emergency support and assistance.
Internships in Argentina Internships in Argentina with Connect-123 Dates: Both start dates and durations are flexible. Typical durations range from 1 to 6 months.
Cost: Please see website for details.
Contact: Connect-123 International Internship and Volunteer Programs
USA Tel: (800) 731 6406 (toll free)
Email: info@connect-123.com
Website: www.connect-123.com/programs/internships/buenos-aires-argentina/
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United Planet Chile Education Internship Program
United Planet's Chile Internship Program is the perfect opportunity for students to immerse in the Chilean culture while obtaining valuable experience in the field of education. A strong educational background has become greatly valued by employers, as the need for teachers in various subjects has increased.

An education internship at United Planet allows interns to address this growing need, offering an opportunity to gain real world experience in the classroom. Interns may assist teachers, plan and lead activities for students, work in a group setting, and act as a mentor to the children. Through these tasks, interns gain valuable skills for their future careers in the education field.

Internships in Chile Dates: Year-round opportunities available.
Cost: Please visit our website for program fees.
Tel: 1-800-292-2316
Email: quest@unitedplanet.org
Website: www.unitedplanet.org
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United Planet Ecuador Internship Program
United Planet’s Ecuador Internship program is the perfect opportunity for students to immerse in the Ecuadorian culture while obtaining professional experience. The skills gained in an international internship are valued by employers who recognize the world and workplace are increasingly interdependent. During your internship, you will experience full immersion in the rich Ecuadorian culture and language through living with a host family, taking language classes, and participating in many cultural activities and excursions.

Internships are available in the following areas:
Healthcare: Clinical experience, Exposure to rural medicine practices, Cross-cultural medical experiences
Education: Classroom Management, Cross-cultural teaching experience, activity planning experience

Internships in Ecuador Dates: Year-round opportunities available.
Cost: Please visit our website for program fees.
Tel: 1-800-292-2316
Email: quest@unitedplanet.org
Website: www.unitedplanet.org
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United Planet Peru Internship Program
United Planet’s Peru Internship program is the perfect opportunity for students to immerse in the Peruvian culture while obtaining professional experience. The skills gained in an international internship are valued by employers who recognize the world and workplace are increasingly interdependent.

Internships are available in the following areas: Education, Healthcare, Tourism & Hospitality and Psychology & Social Work.

Internships in Peru Dates: Year-round opportunities available.
Cost: Please visit our website for program fees.
Tel: 1-800-292-2316
Email: quest@unitedplanet.org
Website: www.unitedplanet.org
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Adelante Abroad
Intern in Spain or South America
Customized internship programs in a wide range of sectors in Oaxaca, Mexico, San Jose, Costa Rica, Vina del Mar/Valparaiso, Chile and Montevideo, Uruguay. Spanish classes, housing and internship placement all provided. 1 to 6 months, year round.

Contact: info@adelanteabroad.com, www.adelanteabroad.com.

AISICOM - International Education Network
AISICOM offers Spanish Courses for all levels and needs as well as Preparation Courses for International Exams since 1967. Our students take part in varied extracurricular activities, stay with selected host families and can apply for free Internships and University Courses.

Contact: informes@aisicom.com, www.aisicom.com.

Bolivian Express
Learn Journalism and Spanish in Bolivia
The Bolivian Express is Bolivia’s major English speaking publication. We are a collaboration between Bolivian graduates and students from all over the world; we distribute on the ground, in the skies and online; we cover culture, society, travel, and much much more.
The Bolivian Express internship program combines learning journalism and learning Spanish. You will take Spanish classes, journalism classes, photography classes and cinematography classes. You will then apply this knowledge by immersing yourself deep in Bolivian culture, armed with only a pen, a press pass, and the drive to produce a great article.

Contact: info@bolivianexpress.org, www.bolivianexpress.org

CICLO Foundation for the Dissemination of Latin American Culture
Language School Intern / Volunteer in Buenos Aires, Argentina
For our interns, we are looking for full-time, current university students whose studies lead to one of the following professions: Language Professors (English, French, German, Portuguese, Italian), Communications and Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship, Human Resources, and Management of NGO`s. In addition to specializing in the preferred area, each intern/volunteer will teach language classes in the language(s) that they speak fluently.

Contact: elaa@ciclobsas.com, www.ciclobsas.com

EcuaExplora — Affordable, Customized Internships in Ecuador
With EcuaExplora, you can gain practical work experience while improving your Spanish and immersing in the local cultural of Ecuador! Choose from internships in health/medical sciences, business/marketing, education, environmental studies, eco-tourism, law, media and communication, social work, physical therapy, and others. Placements exist throughout the country, from the beautiful, high Andean city of Quito to the financial hub of Guayaquil and even on the Galapagos Islands!

Contact: info@ecuaexplora.org, www.ecuaexplora.org

Foundation for Sustainable Development
Internship in Salta, Argentina
FSD
Interns gain invaluable experience by working directly on grassroots initiatives with local communities around the globe, including Salta, Argentina. Our unique network of over 300 NGO partners is a respected resource for those seeking hands-on involvement in community development to address health, social, environmental, and economic issues. With ongoing support from FSD Site Teams, you will receive comprehensive training, experience in project development, and a seed grant to mobilize your project. Featuring a unique blend of Spanish and Mestizo traditions, this culturally immersive experience allows you to enjoy the diversity of Argentina while participating in sustainable grassroots development.
Internship in Cochabamba, Bolivia
FSD
Interns gain invaluable experience by working directly on grassroots initiatives with local communities around the globe, including Cochabamba. Our unique network of over 300 NGO partners is a respected resource for those seeking hands-on involvement in community development to address health, social, environmental, and economic issues. With ongoing support from FSD Site Teams, you will receive comprehensive training, experience in project development, and a seed grant to mobilize your project. Situated in the Andes Mountains with natural wonders to explore, this culturally immersive experience allows you to enjoy the beauty of Bolivia while participating in sustainable grassroots development.
Internship in Salta, Argentina
FSD
Interns gain invaluable experience by working directly on grassroots initiatives with local communities around the globe, including Salta, Argentina. Our unique network of over 300 NGO partners is a respected resource for those seeking hands-on involvement in community development to address health, social, environmental, and economic issues. With ongoing support from FSD Site Teams, you will receive comprehensive training, experience in project development, and a seed grant to mobilize your project. Featuring a unique blend of Spanish and Mestizo traditions, this culturally immersive experience allows you to enjoy the diversity of Argentina while participating in sustainable grassroots development.

Contact: info@fsdinternational.org, www.fsdinternational.org

Global Choices
Internships in Argentina
Internships in Argentina is a structured training programme to enhance the skills and knowledge of the participant in the specific career field of their choice. We arrange placements in all occupational categories and our priority is to find the most suitable placement that matches the candidates personal profile and goals and objectives.
Internships in Brazil — Teaching
Internships teaching children in Brazil. See website for more information.

Contact: placements@globalchoices.co.uk, www.globalchoices.co.uk

Global Routes
Teaching Internships and Community Service Programs in Latin America
Places volunteers 18 years and older with families in rural communities in Costa Rica and Ecuador to teach in local schools. Training, support, and adventure travel are integral parts of the program. Information on scholarships, fundraising, and academic credit is available.

Contact: mail@globalroutes.org, www.globalroutes.org

Institute for Central American Development Studies c/o ICADS
Internship Programs for Social Justice — Costa Rica & Nicaragua
Over 80 Social Justice oriented service learning opportunities in two countries. Offered in Spring and fall semesters as well as summer.  Explore the socio-political and economic realities that profoundly affect Central and Latin America today. The program is progressive and aimed at students who wish to work on social justice issues and on behalf of the poor, women, and the oppressed. Gain experience and fluency while working for others in health clinics, schools, feeding centers, sustainable development orgs., as well as fair trade, women’s and agricultural cooperatives. Spring/fall Semester Program - 15 credits.  Summer Program - non-credit, only Costa Rica.

Contact: info@icads.org, www.icads.org

Kukulcan Spanish Language School in Cuernavaca, Mexico
Internships
These innovative Spanish language programs are available for students and professionals with specific career goals. Internships provide an opportunity to integrate a student’s Spanish language skills with experiential learning in Mexico’s industrial, agricultural, educational, commercial, and governmental sectors.

Contact: info@kukulcan.com.mx, www.kukulcan.com.mx

Mente Argentina
International Internship Program
Mente Argentina specializes in facilitating career-related and professional internships in Buenos Aires in business consulting, advertising / design, health care, communications, human rights, Medicine education, finance / accounting, journalism, and many other fields.
The number of placements for our internships is not limited and almost every field of study is available. Based on many years of experience in the field of intercultural programs, the Mente Argentina Team is continually seeking new internship opportunities for our participants.
The internships offered by Mente Argentina are non-paid due to the fact that the legal regulations of Argentina require a working visa for a paid internship, and the main objective of our program is international academic training
Mente Argentina has a wealth of experience and knowledge in facilitating international internships that create equal value for both our program participants and the Argentine organizations where they work.

Contact: info@menteargentina.com, www.menteargentina.com

Organization of American States Student Internship Program
The OAS Student Intern Program is designed for junior, senior and graduate students at the university level to allow them to work within their fields of study.
The Program although unpaid is very competitive; in order to be selected, students must have at least a 3.0 GPA, a good command of two of the four official languages of the Organization: English, French, Portuguese and Spanish.
Interns are required to attend a mandatory cycle of weekly meetings with senior officials to provide them with a clear insight into overall OAS activities.

Visit: www.oas.org.

Projects Abroad
Internships in Latin America
Animal Care in Mexico.
Medical Work in Bolivia and Mexico.
Radio Journalism in Mexico.

Contact: info@projects-abroad.org, www.projects-abroad.org

Rancho Mastatal Sustainable Education Center
Sustainable Living and Permaculture Internship
Rancho Mastatal is a working farm and education center that provides the opportunity for hardworking, conscientious, and responsible individuals to immerse themselves in techniques and technologies related to natural building, animal husbandry, sustainable agricultural, fermentation, homesteading, and community. For a thorough description of internship life, expectations, application due dates, and costs, please see the internship page on our website.

Reto Juvenil Internacional
Internship Volunteer Programs in Latin America
Directed to young professionals and college and university students, who want to donate their time and expertise in the planning, execution, and monitoring or community development programs, with an average stay period of 4 months. These programs can be well-suited for the development of field research projects and theses.

Contact: info@retojuvenilcr.org, www.retojuvenilcr.org.

Social Entrepreneur Corps Internships
Four Week and Eight Week Summer Internships
In Guatemala, Ecuador, or Nicaragua, interns have the opportunity to make a profound community impact whilst gaining an in-depth knowledge of rural economic development through classes, case studies, discussions, analysis, living with the local population, as well as through visits and active participation with local NGO's and social entrepreneurs.
Ashoka Fellows Flex Internship Program
Intern with Ashoka Fellows (and possibly Ashoka regional offices) semi-independently with start dates throughout the year. This as a great opportunity to learn from a variety of leading social innovators in the field who are working in different "spaces" and environments. This can be a great way to further improve language capabilities and gain broader expertise and experience while making an impact.
Winter Break Program
This is a unique opportunity for the socially conscious participant to truly experience Guatemala. This program is a top notch development experience, adventure and means to participate in Mayan culture. You will be guided by our development professionals and gain a unique insight from individuals working in the field every to effectuate positive change.
Alternative Spring Break
This is a unique opportunity for the socially conscious traveler to truly experience Guatemala and all it has to offer. Within this program you build your itinerary with our professional support. This program is a top notch adventure and means to participate in Mayan culture. You will be guided by our development professionals and gain a unique insight from individuals working in the development work in the field everyday to effectuate positive change.

Contact: info@socialentrepreneurcorps.com, www.socialentrepreneurcorps.com

South American Explorers Club
Internships in Latin America and Much More
A non-profit organization that functions as mainly as an information network for South America, with clubhouses in Cusco, Lima, Buenos Aires and Quito. Since 1977, researchers, explorers, students and travelers from all over the world have used SAE clubhouses and online info as a base to network and plan activities. One thing we do is keep an extensive database of organizations looking for volunteers, plus reports from previous volunteers. Please see details of our own internship programs on our website.

Visit: www.saexplorers.org

Subway Watersports in Honduras
Internship working in a dive shop while training toward a professional PADI Divemaster.

Contact: internship@subwaywatersports.com; www.subwaywatersports.com/Courses/internship.htm

World Internships
Internships in Costa Rica, Ecuador and Mexico
Spanish language instruction, a homestay with a local family and a Spanish work environment will allow you to fully immerse yourself in Latin American culture so you can greatly improve your Spanish during your time abroad.     

Contact: advising@worldinternships.org, www.worldinternships.org

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