URUGUAY - Internship
Minimum Stay: 4 weeks
Start dates: All year round
Price: from 4 weeks, 1,040 USD
InternshipYou decide how long you want to do your internship in Uruguay according to your personal time schedule. In doing so, please keep in mind that we ask for a minimum stay of 4 weeks for the internship. This is to assure you have enough time to become familiar with the language and to adjust to your intern position and daily tasks.
Generally, we work with small to medium sized enterprises in Uruguay's capital city, Montevideo. If you have any previous experiences or relevant skills relating to available internships, let us know and we will take such information into account when deciding which internship suits you best and the requirements of the company.
Keep in mind we do not work with lists of possible internship positions or standard programs. Rather, our internships in Montevideo are tailor-made to your needs and preferences. You tell us the work field you are looking to intern in, the duration and important criterions that should be fulfilled and our job is it to arrange the internship accordingly.
AccommodationYour comfort is our priority when considering what accommodation will fit you best. Therefore, while staying in Montevideo, we strive to match your expectations of housing with our top-notch options of accommodations. The following options are available for the duration of your internship in Montevideo. Both accommodation arrangements include free ariport pick-up service.
Living in a student residence is the most convenient option for getting in contact with other young people from around the world. You will have your own room and share the common rooms like the living room, the kitchen and the bath with your mates.
If you want to be part of the real Uruguayan life, then come stay with a local family! All families are carefully selected, monitored and further we provide all options of family styles. Whether you want to stay with a single woman, a couple, or a family with children and prefer non-smoker, pets or no pets, etc. - the decision is in your hands. All families live just outside the city center of Montevideo. Home stay includes two meals per day with the family (breakfast & dinner) so that you can totally immerse yourself into Uruguayan way of life.
RequirementsLanguage: Advanced Spanish skills or participation in our Spanish courses in Montevideo.
Skills: Depend on internship position.
Vaccination: No vaccination required. However, check with your home country doctor prior to traveling.
Insurance: Full travel & medical insurance for Uruguay.
Visa: Please request further information.
Check out our language courses in Uruguay to get prepared.
| Internship + Accommodation |
in Guest House
(no meals incl.)
| Internship + Accommodation
with Host Family
(2 meals / day)
| 4 weeks
| 6 weeks
| Additional week
- Orientation kit
- Local support
- 24h-Emergency Number
- Internship placement
- Airport pick-up
- Activity calendar
- Accommodation as booked
- Airport pick-up (if booked)
What’s not included:
- Medical Insurance
- Local Travels
ApplicationApplying for an internship in Uruguay is quite easy. Please follow these 3 basic steps.
- Please download and complete the application form.
- Send the form and your resume to your South America Inside representative or to [email protected]
- Please pay the registration fee of US$ 100.
If you don’t mind adding a recent photo of you to your resume, please fell free to do so. Photos are used widely in resumes in Uruguay and will help the company to get to know you beforehand. Please always specify your needs and expectations. The more information you give us, the easier it is for us to organize an internship in Uruguay that meets your ideas.
Take into account that we will need about 4 to 8 weeks to place you in a company. Generally, we recommend applying with at least 2 months prior to your travel plans.
Do you need any further information? We will be pleased to assist you.
Contact us at [email protected] or call us at +1 954 762 7607
Country Information Uruguay
|Uruguay is one of the smallest South American countries encompassing only 68,000 square miles of land, just slightly bigger than Washington State in the USA. Located in the southeastern region of South America, Uruguay is bordered by Brazil to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the south, and Argentina to the west. This country is home to 3.3 million people, with 1.5 million inhabitants in the capital city of Montevideo.
The country’s landscapes feature lush plains and rolling hills with fertile coastal lowlands. An estimated 90% of the population was formed by European descent, moreover Portuguese immigrants in 1680. However, the Spanish founded Montevideo in the early 18th century.
Uruguay’s capital of Montevideo is a smaller, quieter, and more laid-back city compared to its big sister of Buenos Aires about 124 miles away. Montevideo is home to 43% of the country’s inhabitants. The colonial buildings, built during the rivalry of the Spanish and Portuguese are what gives the city a very special charm. Though Montevideo is the largest city in Uruguay, the country fosters only about twenty urban towns.
Montevideo is one of the major ports of South America. Besides being the country’s biggest city, it is also the governmental, financial and commercial center of Uruguay. Uruguay’s economy is strongly dependent on agricultural products and its exportation. Surprisingly, Uruguay is one of the most economically developed countries in Latin America, with a high GDP per capita and the 47th highest quality of life in the world.
Montevideo has become quite the focal point of Uruguay due to the cities central location, income revenue, rich history, dense population and cultural activities. From museums, theatres, concerts, popular festivals, international exhibitions and shows, there is much to do during the day. This city also has an entertaining nightlife scene concentrated in the old part of town where the academy is located. Here you will find an ever-increasing amount of pubs, restaurants, tango shows, discos and bars with Brazilian music and even flamenco. Located on the riverfront of Rio de la Plata, Montevideo includes a spectacular pedestrian walkway along the river for locals and visitors alike.
Uruguay’s Atlantic coast and beaches are among the South American tourist hot spots, especially Punta del Este which has upwards of hundreds of thousands of tourists each year. Most commonly, you will find loads of Argentines and Brazilians who spend their summer vacations here at Punta del Este. It is also highly utilized by those looking for first-class hotels, elegant casinos and prestigious yacht clubs. Other unique luxuries of Montevideo, in addition to its beaches, are the enormous parks and green areas planted plentifully throughout the city!
Since Uruguay is home to world-class beaches, the summer months of December through February bring loads of vacationers. Along with warm sun, relaxing beach days and city explorations, be prepared for the Montevideo summer crowd! The average daily temperature for summer months can be extremely hot along the coast and slightly cooler inland. The months between April and November bring strong winds and cooler temperatures good for windsailing and paragliding!
Generally, Uruguay seems to have been greatly influenced from its neighbors, as you will find similarities in speech, food, culture and traditions as in Argentina and Brazil. Still, Uruguayans hold unique pleasant attitudes towards life and friendly foreigners. They enjoy talking about their country, and if you have the chance, use this opportunity to learn more about Uruguay and its culture first-hand.