A long narrow strip of land on the west coast of South America bordered by the Andes mountains & the Pacific Ocean, Chile is stable & prosperous. From dry desert in the north to alpine in the far south & humid in the middle, the central area is the most populated German is spoken to some extent in the south whilst Spanish is the main Language. Buses are the main mode of transport & cover the whole country. The biggest attractions are San Pedro de Atacarma in the north & Conquillio National Park, Valparaiso, & Patagonia in the south. The national dance is “Cueca” & song is the Tonada. Chile is bordered by sea so naturally seafood is popular as well as beef, fruits & vegetables. Football, tennis, rodeos, “chueca”, similar to hockey, polo, skiing, surfing & the Dakkar car rally are popular sports.
Standard; In a field & location listed in ‘Industries Available’
Customised; In a field not listed in ‘Industries Available’
Both options available
Unpaid internships are specifically designed to meet your training requirements, while the paid option is similar to a job which will enhance your experience but provide less training. The payment is less than you would earn in a standard job but is usually enough to live on.
Standard & Customised non-paid
minimum 8 weeks > maximum 12 months
Standard & Customised paid
minimum 12 weeks > maximum 12 months
Every Monday of the year
18 – 35
University student, graduated or relevant work experience.
There should be a connection between your studies and/or work experience and the placement you are requesting.
Spanish at level intermediate +
Must receive completed application form, CV and letter of intent in Spanish.
Standard: Must receive complete application at least 8 weeks before requested start date.
Customised: Must receive complete application at least 10 weeks before requested start date.
Capital & largest city, 520mt above sea level, winding side streets, 19thC architecture, on the Mapocho river, surrounded by vineyards, a few hours from the Andes & the Pacific. A good metro. Quite dry warm summer, Mediterranean climate, most rain in May to Sept. The western half of the city is poorer than the eastern, about 6m people, Chile’s retail capital. Airport in the west area Pudaheul, 15 km from the city. Inter-city rail & inter-urban buses, metro subway very popular also with 100 stations. Annual festivals include Lollapalooza (music) & Maquinaria (all types of music & art). Sport—football, many bicycle trails, ski resorts to the east, & wineries to the west. Majority are Catholic, Festivals– San Sebasti Feast Day & the Love Parade in January, Jazz Festival in Feb., Vinos de Chile in March, Easter Week, Fiesta del Cuasimondo, Independence Day in September, Columbus Day in October, the Short Film Festival in November & Christmas week.
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1. Click ‘Apply’ to register your interest and further details about the program will be sent through. There is no commitment at this stage.
2. When you are ready to proceed, you will need to pay a deposit and send through your CV & Cover Letter.
3. Our partners in the destination country will arrange your internship and support you through finalising the process.
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Santiago de Chile
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There is no Visa required for Australian citizens travelling to Argentina.
Upon arrival, Australians are given a 90-day tourist visa which you can renew for another 90 days at the local migration office. This costs approximately USD $100. After 180 days, you will need to travel to a neighbouring country and re-enter, where you are given another tourist visa for 90 days, which can be renewed for another 90 days, totaling one year.
We recommend contacting your local visa office for this country for confirmation as details can change without warning.