Projects Abroad | Business

Buenos Aires: Business Internship

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Description

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Duration: Minimum 1 month commitment

Start Dates: Each Monday throughout the year

Costs: from $1590, see Costs tab for further details

Benefits:

  • Gain valuable hands-on work experience in internet retailing
  • Serious and flexible internship in the heart of Argentina
  • Ideal for those studying finance, business development and engineering and those interested in exploring new horizons in internet retail, and engineers interested in business development.
  • Unique immersion activities, tours & excursions
  • Keywords: business development, finance, marketing, serious internship, work placement, Argentina
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Introduction

Being the second-largest country in South America and, in fact, one of the largest countries in the world, Argentina offers a multitude of experiences to the intrepid visitor and a never-ending stream of tourists descend on the country each year to experience the magic cocktail of tango, futbol, gauchos, stunning landscapes, colonial heritage cities, sizzling steaks and the famous Argentine passion for life. A Latin American power-house, it never fails to impress. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the capital Buenos Aires, affectionately described as the ‘Paris of the South’ where Porteños (as the inhabitants are called) will welcome you in their very own, unique way. A little on the gritty side, but once you get under their skin, so will the city get under yours.

This internship offers you the chance to experience living and working in this intriguing metropolis and truly get to know Argentina from within, while sharing your talent and skills with local businesses and at the same time, developing and enhancing those skills to prepare you for a professional business career.

Daily Life

As a business intern, you will be working for a company that owns a high end shopping website offering exclusive discounts on many of the top luxury brands within fashion, accessories and home retail goods. In addition to their online store, the company also maintains a blog publishing fashion-related content, as well as various incentives designed to earn their customers additional credit towards future purchases.

Your role within the company will include assisting the departments dealing with business development. This is a varied role, where you will be required to think on your feet! Your placement is an excellent way to gain experience within the online retail industry as well as a fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in the Argentine way of life and business.

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Travel & Accommodation

Upon arrival in Buenos Aires you will be met at the airport and transferred to your accommodations. Here you will be met by a local coordinator who will introduce you to life in Buenos Aires and supply you with your welcome kit and prepare you for your upcoming placement. Options include shared apartments, family homestays, student residencies and private apartments. All options include towels, sheets, WiFi and utilities.

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Requirements

  • Minimum age 18.
  • Minimum 1-month commitment.
  • Excellent organisational skills with strong working and personal ethics.
  • Determination, self-motivation and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Agree to write monthly report on your placement progress.
  • Full travel & medical insurance, visas. Full assistance will be given in getting everything you need arranged if you opt for our Placement Support Package
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Costs

Student Residence (Shared Room)  Shared Apartment (Single Room) Homestay (Single Room) Private Apartment (Single Apartment)
4 Weeks $1,590 $1,690 $1,790 $2,090
8 Weeks $2,540 $2,740 $2,890 $3,480
12 Weeks $3,440 $3,740 $3,940 $4,820
16 Weeks $4,290 $4,690 $4,940 $6,110

* All payments incur a 5% bank transfer fee.
** All prices are in USD
*** Places are confirmed with a 1 month deposit.

What’s Included:

Project Fee  includes  

  • Tailor-made internship
  • Official International Internship Certificate
  • Accommodation (choose from options above)
  • 1 week of Spanish lessons (for placements 6 weeks or longer)
  • Access to select Tours & Activities
  • Airport pick-up & drop-off
  • Welcome orientation
  • Welcome kit (including calling card, city guide, maps, and more)
  • Free gym membership, free cellular phone
  • ISIC Global Discount Card
  • Tango lessons
  • Conversation exchange partner
  • In-country assistance & support.
What’s not included:

Flights, vaccination and insurance are not included. Full support will be provided in getting all these arranged if you choose the premium support.

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We understand there’s a great deal to plan and organise for your trip. When booking a Placement, many of our participants choose to purchase our Premium Support Upgrade to benefit from the expertise, knowledge and experience of our Project Coordinators.

We can provide the personal advice you need to ensure your trip is organised with excellence and planned with efficiency; ensuring the very best experience possible. Read more about how we can help you.

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