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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Summer Global Internship

New for Summer 2025!

Full-Time Internship

Dates

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8 weeks

Credit

6 semester hours

9 quarter hours

Eligibility

Application Deadline

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Overview

Spend your summer expanding your global network, gaining transferable hard and soft skills, and earning real-world work experience in Buenos Aires, Argentina’s dynamic capital! During this eight-week international summer internship, you'll immerse yourself in the city’s vibrant Latin culture, develop in-demand professional skills, and expand your intercultural competence in one of Latin America’s most thriving economic hubs. Whether you intern at a local Argentine company, an NGO, a startup, or a small- or medium-sized international company, you'll find yourself networking with a wide range of valuable contacts throughout Argentina.

When you apply to become a CIEE intern, our staff will work directly with you to match you with an internship opportunity that suits your unique needs and professional goals. Typical internship placements include positions in human rights, political science, business, engineering, astronomy, sciences, education, arts, marketing, design, and more. While internships are competitive, CIEE will help you navigate the internship interview process to set you up for success. Our staff will offer you constructive resume revisions and provide you with the tools to succeed in your interview to ensure you are placed with the right opportunity. Learn more about our personalized placement process

Unique Experience

Work in one of the largest cities in Latin America

to connect with professionals from various backgrounds

Learn outside of the classroom

in museums, historic sites, and neighborhoods that offer hands-on learning experiences

Get into the swing of Argentine life

by doing volunteer work, joining a conversation club, and gaining an appreciation for Argentine culture and way of life

300

PLAYS PERFORMED EVERY WEEKEND

500 K

DOGS IN BUENOS AIRES

734

BOOKSTORES

Experience
  • buenos aires students outside government building
  • buenos aires aerial view
  • buenos aires students on hike

Your Destination

The streets and avenues of Buenos Aires and its 48 distinct neighborhoods offer cultural wonders, diverse gastronomy, lively nightlife, and beautiful parks and green spaces. When you study abroad in Argentina, you’ll experience the life, history, and culture of this country through its world-class museums, quaint cafés, historic architecture, and more. Buenos Aires is an incredible place to intern abroad and for students looking to explore Latin America, learn the Spanish language, and immerse themselves in Latin culture.

Discover the diversity of Buenos Aires, a melting pot of cultures where immigrants from all over the globe converge with indigenous American heritage and the Latin way of life.  

We want all our students to feel welcomed, supported, and empowered to succeed while interning abroad. Local CIEE staff have provided details about conditions and cultural attitudes that students with specific identities might encounter in Buenos Aires. 

The Culture

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Excursions & Activities

Excursions and activities may include:   

  • Enjoying traditional Argentine food and learning the tango and folk dances 
  • Joining a group that shares your interests – art, sports, culture, community – and connecting with Argentine students 
  • Enjoying the city like a local by attending festivals, experiencing the passion for soccer, live music, and more  
  • Visiting museums, historic sites, and neighborhoods that offer hands-on learning experiences 
  • Visiting El Ateneo, a renowned bookstore housed in a former theater 
  • Exploring Latin American art at the MALBA 
  • Getting to know the different neighborhoods, discovering their history, and peculiarities, and enjoying their food  
  • Exploring the Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur to see more than 250 bird species and a wide variety of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and butterflies 
  • Taking a day trip to explore the city’s surroundings, enjoying a gaucho day, or visiting Colonia in Uruguay 

Program Blogs

From CIEE

Tips for Studying Abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Lauren Jablon 1. GO EASY ON YOURSELF. Studying abroad, while it sounds amazing, has its ups and downs. Feelings of homesickness are completely normal and everyone experiences them at... keep reading

From CIEE

Argentinian Culture: The Kiss, Language, and Time

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Josie Stephens The Kiss One cultural behavior Argentinians take part in is the kiss (beso) on the cheek. In the US, typical greeting behaviors are a handshake or a... keep reading

From CIEE

Safety in Buenos Aires Argentina

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Josie Stephens Like many other major cities, pickpocketing is one of the biggest (if not, the biggest crime) in Buenos Aires. However, it is worse here than in other... keep reading

Housing
Academics

Academics

As a global intern in Buenos Aires, you’ll be assigned a non-paying position within a wide range of business aligned with your interests to help you boost your employability and future job performance. Co-curricular and cultural activities in and around Buenos Aires complement your coursework and will immerse you in the history and culture of the Argentine people.

This eight-week program includes a full-time internship and an integrated online academic course. 

GPA

2.5

Additional Requirements

Please refer to the detailed Program Essential Eligibility Criteria

Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.

Requirements

Total credit: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits    

Program Credit

Total credit: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits    

Course Credit

Internship: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits; 15 integrated CIEE academic course hours, 225-300 internship placement hours   

Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.

Academic Culture

Students are expected to dress and behave professionally throughout their internship project and are subject to the agreed-upon internship protocols arranged by CIEE and the host organizations. The academic course is designed to prepare students for leadership in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse workforce. 

Class Format

Students participate in an eight-week CIEE full-time internship and academic course taught in an online learning environment. Class and/or work hours may be scheduled Monday-Friday, and attendance is strictly enforced for all. To avoid falling behind, students should not plan personal travel away from the city when classes are in session.  

Grading

Students will be assessed via assignments and activities related to the academic course, including but not limited to online discussion forums, reflective papers, individual or group presentations, analysis of readings, an internship work plan, and feedback from internship supervisor. Internship supervisors and students each provide written evaluations of progress towards goals.  

Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.

Language of Instruction

English

Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.

Internship Opportunities

Gain real-world work experience, grow your professional network, and bolster your resume while interning at academic institutions, hospitals, art design studios, and more in Buenos Aires. Search here for a more detailed list of internship opportunities. 

Community Public Health 
Hospitals and daycare centers. 

Education 
Schools, community services, and children’s services. 

NGOs 
Environmental advocacy and human rights promotion. 

Arts and Design 
Artistic event production, art design, and video production. 

Communications and Marketing 
Social media, advertising, journalism, public relations, and video production. 

IT 
Software systems and IT. 

Note: Please keep in mind that securing a spot in any of these opportunities is not automatically guaranteed and depends on availability and the internship host organization's decision. This internship listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The internships, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development.

Courses

Course Information

Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.
"(GI)" denotes courses that originated at CIEE's Global Institutes and that are offered at multiple CIEE sites.

Scholarships

Scholarships & Grants

CIEE offers scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.

Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:

  • Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence
  • CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant
  • MSI Grant
  • CIEE Stem Scholarship
  • Trailblazer Grant

To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application.

Learn more about scholarships

Dates & Fees

Dates & Fees

You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.

Program

Application Due

Start Date

End Date

Fees & Housing

Program Summer 2025 8 weeks Start Date End Date

To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, your college or university may charge additional fees for study abroad, or may require you to receive a transcript via CIEE's School of Record, which carries an additional fee of $500.

Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel protection with benefits.

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

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What's Included

Tuition

Housing

Pre-departure Advising

Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions

Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet

Orientation

Introduction to your program plus practical information about living in your host city

On-site Staff

Full-time program leadership and support in your city

Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities

Excursions and/or Study Tours

Travel Protection

CIEE iNext travel protection

24/7 emergency on-site support

Staff

Our Staff

Carolina Zumaglini

Center Director

Originally from Buenos Aires, Carolina is an experienced bilingual education consultant, historian, and professor with a vast background in developing and delivering international education programs, remote and face-to-face courses, collaborative...

Mariano Sañudo

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Mariano holds a B.A. on Philology and a Master in Cultural Management. He has vast experience developing cultural programs and working with international students.

Bruno Nunes

Program Coordinator

Bruno is from Brazil and lived in England and Italy before arriving in Argentina in 2014. He holds Bachelor, Master and Doctorate degrees in International Relations.

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