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Internships in Latin America

Internships in Latin America

Internships in Latin America — Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Peru
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, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Peru. 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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Colombia Internship Program — The Intern Group
The Intern Group is a leading provider of international internships in the USA, Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia and Latin America. We provide internships in all career fields year-round in Latin America. Learn from leading professionals in your field while making friends from all over the world and living like a local. Our programs include a professional internship, accommodation, visa assistance, professional development tools & workshop, cultural events, social activities and much more. Launch your career with the travel adventure of a lifetime in Colombia.
Colombia Internship Program Dates: Year-round on the first Saturday of every month.
Cost: $3,480
Contact: The Intern Group, Busworks, 37-41 North Rd, London, N7 9DP, United Kingdom
Tel:+1 (718) 878-6393
Email: info@theinterngroup.com
Website: www.theinterngroup.com
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Internships in Buenos Aires, Argentina — Road2Argentina
Road2Argentina has partnered with over 50 local and international companies and organizations in order to offer hands-on internships to university students and recent graduates in Buenos Aires in the following fields: Advertising, Business, Education & Teaching, Entrepreneurship, Sustainable Development, Finance, Graphic Design, Journalism, Law, Marketing, Medicine & Healthcare, NGOs, Public Policy, Tourism, Urban Planning and Web Development. Internships in other fields are available upon request. Interns are encouraged to hone their Spanish language skills via their internship placements, however placements are also available in bilingual English-speaking environments for those with limited Spanish ability. Our friendly, personable staff is here to support you from the moment you arrive in Argentina.
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, Area Tres Coworking, Malabia 1720, Local 11B, Buenos Aires (CABA), Argentina.
Tel.: +1-347-974-3705 (USA); +54-11-5121-1764 (Argentina).
Email: info@road2argentina.com
Website: www.road2argentina.com
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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.

API International Internships in Buenos Aires, Argentina
API international internships are unique opportunities for you to begin to explore and cultivate your future career through a high quality, academic-based international internship. Interns in Buenos Aires will experience a thriving, cosmopolitan city. Known for its vibrant nightlife, where tango thrives in tangueras, milongas and cultural centers, the city offers a dazzling array of learning opportunities, cultural events and social attractions. Why limit yourself to interning locally?
API International Internships in Santiago, Chile
API international internships allow you to begin to explore and cultivate your future career through a high quality, academic-based international internship. Interns in Chile will have the opportunity to experience a country with a hugely diverse array of landscapes, from the desolate moonscape of Chile's Atacama Desert, to the fertile vineyards of the Central Valley, to the lush rainforest of the Lake District. Why limit yourself to interning locally?

Bolivian Express
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

Cultural Vistas
Internships in Latin America

An organization that is dedicated to providing a wide variety of cultural exchange programs for both inbound and outbound students worldwide. In Latin America, Cultural Vistas offers programs offering a variety of personalized professional internships in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile.

Visit: culturalvistas.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.
Internships in Ciudad Sandino and Tolu, Nicaragua
A variety of nutrician, human rights, and conservation projects. See website for details on latest work.

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

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, Ecuador & the Galapagos 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: Institute for Central American Development Studies c/o ICADS, 6730 NW 7th St., SJO-826, Miami, FL 33126; 001) (506) 2225 0508; info@icads.org; www.icads.org

Intern Abroad HQ
Internships in Latin America: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Peru
Education & Childcare Internships
Costa Rica:
Choose from Special Needs / Childcare (available from 2 weeks) and Teaching English / Education (available from 4 weeks).
Guatemala: Choose from Special Needs / Childcare and Teaching English / Education (both available from 2 weeks).
Peru: Choose from Kindergarten, Youth Development & Education, Special Needs Care (all available from 2 weeks), Sports & Education (available from 3 weeks), Language Therapy and Psychology (available from 4 weeks).

Environment & Conservation Internships
Costa Rica: Choose from Environmental Conservation, Wildlife Conservation, and Animal & Veterinary Care. Interns can join for a minimum program duration of 2 weeks.
Guatemala: Choose from Environmental Conservation and Agriculture. Interns can join for a minimum program duration of 2 weeks.
Peru: Choose from Animal Care and Eco-Tourism. Interns can join for a minimum program duration of 2 weeks or 8 weeks for Eco-Tourism.

Animal Care Internships
Costa Rica: Choose from Wildlife Conservation and Animal & Veterinary Care — available from a minimum program duration of 2 weeks.
Peru: Animal Care — available from a minimum program duration of 2 weeks.

Marketing & Communications / Management & Organization Internships
Costa Rica: The Microfinance / Women's Empowerment program takes a comprehensive approach, involving micro-finance and education tasks, with awareness promotion related to empowerment, bullying, domestic violence, sexual and emotional health for women. Available from 4 weeks.
Guatemala: The Microfinance program allows interns to assist with the provision of advice and education regarding the successful operation of a business, budgeting strategies, IT systems, and marketing. Available from 4 weeks.
Peru: Entry-level placements within the Tourism & Hospitality internship program offer tasks related to organization, marketing, sales, website development, SEO, and social media. Available from 5 weeks. NGO Support placements are focused on addressing social, economic and health challenges within Cusco. Tasks are related to coordination, communications, marketing, social media, computer support, fundraising, management, and international relations. Both options are available from 5 weeks. The Eco-Tourism program allows interns to assist an agency with providing sustainable trekking experiences on the Salkantay — available from 8 weeks.

Healthcare & Special Needs Internships
Costa Rica: Choose from Special Needs / Childcare (available from 2 weeks) and Health & Medical (available from 4 weeks).
Guatemala: Choose from Special Needs / Childcare (available from 2 weeks), Physiotherapy and Health & Medical (available from 4 weeks).
Peru: Choose from Physician’s Assistant, Special Needs Care (available from 2 weeks), Language Therapy, Psychology, Dentistry, Midwifery, Physiotherapy (available from 4 weeks), and Nutrition (available from 8 weeks).

Tourism & Hospitality Internships
Peru: Entry-level placements within the Tourism & Hospitality internship program (available from 5 weeks) offer tasks related to organization, marketing, sales, website development, SEO, and social media. The Eco-Tourism program (available from 8 weeks), allows interns to assist an agency with providing sustainable trekking experiences on the Salkantay.

Contact: 99 Devon Street West, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand. Tel. +64-6-757-8826 (Int.) 1-844-861-6161 (USA/Canada) 0-808-234-9591 (UK) 1-800-316-652 (Australia). Email: info@internhq.com. Website: www.internhq.com.

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

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

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

Contact: info@subwaywatersports.com, subwaywatersports.com/go-pro/divemaster/

World Endeavors
Internships in Latin America
Internships to develop international resumes and careers are customized by World Endeavors, with many offering credits, in countries such as Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Mexico. See website for details about each unique program.

Visit: worldendeavors.com

Internships in Latin America with ELI
Internships in Argentina with Road2Argentina
Internships Abroad with Intern Group in Colombia
 
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