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Business Internship, Spanish Language & Latin American Studies

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Summer 4 2017 (Jun 13, 2017 to Jul 22, 2017)
Catalog Code: IVPU1417

The Business Internship, Spanish Language & Latin American Studies summer program is oriented towards international students with an advanced level of Spanish, who are interested in having an internship experience abroad.The program provides academic and cultural learning opportunities in order to develop intercultural understanding and leadership skills.

The available internship placements are coordinated through the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso's business incubator, Chrysalis. Chrysalis works directly with local start-ups in the Valparaíso and Viña del Mar area and identifies opportunities in which interns can contribute and assist with the growth and success of the company. All students must fulfill 20 hours of work for 5 weeks at their designated placement; along with it there is a course taught at the University that will provide students with the necessary context and knowledge.

All courses are taught at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso by local university professors. ISA participants take classes alongside other international students.

Program Highlights:

  • Urban style campus right across from the ISA Valparaíso office.
  • Internship opportunity.
  • Latin American Studies courses available in English!
Summer + Summer Programs Available: Students may participate in the Summer 3 + Summer 4 sessions of this program by selecting their two summers of interest when submitting the initial ISA online aplication. For more information about this option, please contact your Chile Site Specialist.

Prices & Dates

June 13, 2017 - July 22, 2017

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April 25, 2017 Extended to May 5, 2017

Application Due Date:

May 10, 2017

Final Forms & Payments Due:

Program in Progress

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*prices and dates are subject to change


Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

Students must have completed or tested out of a minimum of four semesters (six quarters) of college-level Spanish.

Students will interview with the PUCV prior to program acceptance to determine internship placement, Spanish Language level and program eligibility.

All students are required to be a major or minor in a business-related field.

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