Professional Internship

internAn internship is the best way to strengthen your knowledge, by obtaining on-the-job experience, in your field of study. Upon graduation, students with professional intern experience, have greater opportunities to find a job. You have the option to either choosing a position among our current vacancies or a customised position based on your interests. It doesn’t matter what you choose, you will get the best placement match according to your requirements, expertise and aptitude. Intern in either private companies or public/non-governmental organisations while you are improving your Spanish language and experiencing the Latin American and Spanish work environment from the inside! South America is offering you great opportunities which will help you in your professional life!

Internship Programs:

These Internships are especially designed for students and recent graduates that are looking for hands-on work experience in the real world aligned to their academic studies. Internships are structured on the participants’ objectives and what they’d like to achieve out of the program.

Non-Paid Internships are available in both Standard and Customized Internships.

Standard Internships: A Standard Internship is an existing Internship vacancy in one of our Host Organisations in Buenos Aires, Cordoba or Santiago (Chile). Please request the current vacancies in your field to check availability.

Customised Internships: A “customised Internship” is a personalised placement located in Buenos Aires, Cordoba or Santiago (Chile). Customised placements are only available if the in-country advisor confirms the possibility to find an internship placement according with applicant’s interests, profile, academic background and availability. Paid positions are possible depending on availability.

What’s Included:

  • Travel Assessment
  • Internship Placement
  • Intercultural Workshop/Orientation
  • Internship Support & Advice
  • Weekly Tours & Recreational Activities Calendar
  • Internship Certi­ficate
  • 24/7 Emergency Phone
  • Tutorship

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Internship Fields:             

The available areas are available for a professional internship in either Buenos Aires or Cordoba.

  • Administration
  • Architecture
  • Arts & Culture
  • Event Planning
  • Fashion
  • Gastronomy
  • Graphic Design
  • Health
  • Human Resources
  • Interior Design
  • IT
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Public Relations
  • Teaching & Training
  • Tourism & Hospitality
  • Translation

Duration:

From 2 to 12 months. Please note that we have a lead time of 3-4 months upon application to arrange a placement for you.

Application Requirements:

  • Be Australian Citizen/Passport Holder;
  • Over 18 years old up to 35;
  • University student or recent graduated;
  • Correlation between your studies and/or work experience and the placement you are requesting;
  • Level of Spanish: Intermediate +;
  • Adaptable to other cultures, lifestyles and conceptions of work;
  • Commitment to the Host Organization, its rules and tasks;
  • Respect start and end dates of the program according on your nationality and legal requirements of the entry country;
  • Accident, illness and third party liability insurance coverage.

Program Fees:

COUNTRY

CITY

Program (Prices in US$)

Standard Internship*

(2-12 months duration)

Customized Internship*

(2-12 months duration)

Standard Paid Internship

(3 months duration)

Standard Paid Internship

(6 months duration)

Customized Paid   Internship

(3 months duration)

Customized Paid   Internship

(6 months duration)

Argentina

Buenos Aires

$725

$1,290

$2,265

$3,840

$2,790

$4,470

Cordoba

$570

$1,065

$1,950

$3,210

$2,370

$3,735

Chile

Santiago de Chile

$725

$1,290

$2,265

$3,840

$2,790

$4,470

               

 

*The program fees above are excluding an application fee of AU$550.

Visa Requirements

As regulations are subject to change at short notice it is advisable to check with the Argentinean Consulate for the latest information. Participants must have a valid passport for the entire duration of their program. A visa is not required for Australian Citizens to enter Argentina, as a tourist visa will be granted on entry. Proof of payment of the reciprocity fee of USD$100 is required before entering the country, which can be paid online here.

  • Maximum stay of 3 months: Entry with tourist’s visa
  • Maximum stay of 6 months: Before the expiration of the 3 months’ permit, renewal for an additional 3 months paying a fee in the Immigration Office or by bordering country (Chile, Brazil, Uruguay or Bolivia)
  • Stay of over 6 months (up to 12 months): Before completing 6 months, renewal for an additional 3 months at a bordering country (Chile, Brazil or Uruguay)

All participants should get in contact with the Argentina embassy or consulate in their home country for current rules and regulations.

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