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  • Locations: Santiago, Chile
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: UNCW applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 10/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission 01/04/2021 04/10/2021

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Program Type: Study Abroad
Provider: CIEE Field of Study: Communication Studies, Engineering, Journalism, Law, Management, Mathematics/Statistics, Sciences
Minimum GPA: 2.5 High Impact Experiences: Study+Internship
Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Advisor: Luis Santiago
Program Description:

Global Internship

SANTIAGO, CHILE

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Program Overview

CIEE Global Internship programs are built just for you! All our locations offer a wide range of internship opportunities across a diverse set of industries. When you apply, we work directly with you to find an internship that suits your unique needs and professional goals. Internships are competitive and confirmed upon a successful interview. You will have an edge on the competition because CIEE helps you navigate the internship interview process. CIEE staff offer constructive resume revisions and provide you with the tools to succeed in your interview. Learn more about our personalized placement process.

Spend your semester taking courses then interning full-time in Santiago de Chile, one of the most modern cities in Latin America, with booming green industry and startup sectors and a large, dynamic financial district. A big urban metropolis surrounded by nature, Santiago is ideal for adventure sports and cultural activities such as exploring the markets, restaurants, museums and concert halls.

Unique Experiences

WORK IN ONE OF THE LARGEST CITIES IN THE AMERICAS

home to many international companies that choose it as their South American hub

LEARN FROM A "SMART CITY"

at the forefront of the most innovative, developed renewable energy initiatives in Latin America

LIVE IN A MODERN METROPOLIS

with the second largest railway in South America, Metro de Santiago, which will be the first in the world to run mostly on solar energy

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Excursions & Activities

  • Explore history and the arts of Chile with cultural activities including a city tour of city's landmarks and visits to museums.
  • During weeks 7-14, see weekly lecture content come to life through co-curricular activities. Participate in guided tours of important companies to better understand the work of both entrepreneurs and big international companies from different business areas.
  • Experience the beauty of the Andes mountain range with optional trekking activities in Cajón del Maipo.
  • Visit green vineyards and learn why wine exportation is one of the great economic engines of the country.

Professional Development

  • Take advantage of resume help and interviewing skills based on local business culture
  • Explore the professional working world of Santiago through organizational site visits, industry networking events, and guest lectures
  • Participate in workshops that will help you make the most of your internship

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Pre-departure online orientation and optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Excursions and/or Study Tours
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

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