About ISA Internships in Santiago, Chile:
Chile is one of Latin America's leading countries in terms of connectivity as well as the highest ranked Latin American country in competitiveness. With excellent public transportation, vibrant city life and mild weather, Santiago, is a great place to live and intern.
ISA Internships connects students and recent graduates with customized internships through out Santiago in a variety of career fields and with the option to receive academic credit.
With our network of partner companies which include multinational corporations, emerging start-ups, and NGOs, we connect you to an internship based on your career goals, interests, and past experiences. This means your internship is tailored specifically to you!
A large part of the custom-matching processes involves our one-on-one advising session, pre-departure webinar, and career guidance, all of which help you stand out from the crowd and become a competitive applicant.
Our team provides you with professional development resources and support before, during and after your career-building experience so that you are able to maximize your personal and professional development at every stage of your program.
Requirements/Necessary Skills for Recruitment:
ISA Internships are available to current students and recent graduates who meet the following eligibility requirements:
*Must be proficient in English, as all application and enrollment processes are in English (internships will be conducted in either English or the language of the host country, depending on participant's comfort)
*Must have graduated high school by the start date of the internship program
*Must be at least 18 years old by the start date of the internship program
*Must have a minimum of 2.5 GPA or be able to provide an academic letter of recommendation and a statement of intent
We have four intake dates through out the year:
January 2018: Deadline to apply is October 1st, 2017
May 2018: Deadline to apply is January 15th, 2018
June 2018: Deadline to apply is February 10th, 2018
September 2018: Deadline to apply is May 1st, 2018
Benefits & Perks:
1. Receive personalized advising on career opportunities, resume and cover letter revision, interview coaching and receive academic credit.
2. Get matched with an international internship that suits your specific experiences, skills, and professional goals. Your internship placement will be confirmed BEFORE departure.
3. Begin your transition to daily life in your new country and culture on the Bridging Cultures Program, our in-country orientation. Highlights include a tour of La Moneda and a visit to Santiago's highest point, Cerro Santa Lucia.
4. Gain access to the Professional Development Toolbox, which includes resources to identify the skills and knowledge you have acquired through your international, academic, and personal experiences.
Internship Description of Duties:
Internships in Santiago, Chile are managed on-site in conjunction with an ISA partner organization and participants in all career fields can intern in Santiago. However, there is a great demand for Engineering, Business and Marketing, Communications and Journalism, Environmental Studies, and Hospitality and Tourism interns. While internships are available in English, interning in Santiago offers the opportunity to practice professional Spanish language skills as well as support development and research in both social and environmental causes. Beginning level Spanish is required if you’re interested in working in health-related fields or any field requiring extensive interaction with the public.