This internship program in the professional world gives participants the opportunity to gain a unique international practical experience, while being immersed in the Brazilian culture and work environment. The internship program is also an opportunity to learn Portuguese and develop a professional network of contacts in Brazil during the 2 to 4 months that the position lasts in a selected Brazilian company or organization. Choose the placements and organizations based on the availability and background of the grantee. It can not be guaranteed that a fellow obtains a specific position in a certain company.
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There are positions in various disciplines
Students are placed according to their academic background, personal and professional interests. The charges may or may not be paid.
Personality: mature, responsible, flexible and adaptable students
Be enrolled in a university (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate)
Minimum age: 18 years
Minimum duration of 8 weeks
Language skills: no prior knowledge of Portuguese is required, although a reasonable level of English and / or Spanish is necessary. Portuguese is a plus that will allow you to do more activities during your stay.
If you are no longer a student and depending on your area of study, you can still have practical experience in a non-profit organization.
The type of business in which a fellow can participate also depends on a number of factors:
Intercultural Experience Foundation. Authorized by executive decree n°380/08. Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare, National Registry of Non-Profit Social Welfare Entities: Resolution IBS 008/2009 RUC 80054810-8. Recognized by the Ministry of Education and Culture as "Programs of Educational Interest”; according to Resolution No. 18. 072/08.