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Internship in Chile

Over the last decade, Chile has enjoyed a stable government and strong economy, making it one of the most prosperous nations in South America. Santiago, considered one of the top cities to visit in the world, offers a safe and friendly environment in which to live, work, and develop your international professional experience!
From the moment you enroll until long after your departure, you'll enjoy the remarkable support that only Bridge can offer. We've got more than two decades of experience working with businesses and executives in Chile, and we'll use our expertise to make sure that your time in Santiago is as enriching as possible- including giving you an orientation specifically on business etiquette and professional norms in Chile. 

**This program is not an internship for course credits**

The Internship Experience

Internship Hours: Up to 40 per week

Working in Santiago: Your internship will place you directly in a Santiago-based company carefully chosen to match your areas of interests. You’ll spend up to 40 hours a week with your organization, working on substantive projects and gaining first-hand professional experience and an intimate view of Chilean professional life. Work will be conducted in Spanish, so an intermediate level of Spanish is required.

Admission Requirements:

  • Have an academic and/or professional background in your desired internship placement field(s)
  • Have at least an intermediate proficiency level of Spanish​

Internship Areas: Arts & Culture, Education, Finance, Forest & Agriculture, Gastronomy, Government, Graphic Design, Health, Heavy Industry (i.e. Mining), Journalism, NGOs, Public Relations, Sports, Tourism & Hospitality

Examples of Possible Internship Placements:

An International Human Rights Organization

  • Connecting and communicating with teams worldwide.
  • Assisting with and directing projects related to human rights issues.
  • Coordinating and organizing events, meetings and training activities.

An International Transportation and Logistics Company

  • Assisting with and monitoring international relations from the Santiago office.
  • Supervising account activities in the local branch.
  • Reconciling business activities between worldwide offices.
  • Preparing reports for related and partner companies worldwide.

A Governmental Organization

  • Organizing and managing international events.
  • Supporting the sales department in order to gain new corporate associates.
  • Carrying out research on various topics in order to fulfill other tasks.

An International Airline

  • Scheduling domestic flights within Chile.
  • Promoting and scheduling international flights to Antarctica.
  • Arranging private charter flights to domestic and international locations.

A Sales Company

  • Participating in marketing and international communication tasks.
  • Evaluating daily processes of this leading global corporation.
  • Serving clients through electronic and personal communications.
Program Costs
Cost: 6 weeks- $3,070
        8 weeks- $3,170

Accomodations: Host Family (half board)- $210/week
                      Shared Apartment (no​ meals)- $170/week
Application Deadline: Three months prior to program start date​
Start Date: First or third Monday of the month (excluding national holidays)​

For more information on this opportunity, please visit the website.
To apply for this program, please contact Mohamed Tabrani at mohamed.tabrani@qc.cuny.edu

Education Abroad Office
Kiely Hall, Room 183
Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, New York 11367-1597 
718-997-5050
718-997-5055 (FAX)  
Email: Education Abroad​​



 

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