Please note: We are still accepting applications for late Summer 2013!
About Interning in Ecuador
Ecuador’s rich cultural heritage and gorgeous natural scenery make it one of South America’s hidden gems for travelers. Participants who want to experience a dynamic international internship while being immersed in a new culture and language need look no further to meet their professional and personal goals. With a strong and growing economy, Ecuador is not only investing locally, but globally, creating opportunities for interns in many fields to gain hands on, real world work experience.
Interns can expect to work side by side with local colleagues, receive direction from a manager or staff member, and behave just as one would in a real job. On weekends or after work hours, interns engage in a host of activities depending on each participant’s tastes. Interns share meals with new friends or host family members, take in cultural events, explore the city, or even take day or weekend trips outside of the area. World Endeavors provides a list of possible activities in the area and the World Endeavors local coordinator can also function as an ever present guide and ambassador to the area.
About Interning Abroad
An international internship is one of the most exciting and challenging ways you can jump-start your professional career. The experience may be just the thing to electrify your resume and make you stand out in a competitive crowd of fellow jobseekers. More importantly, an international internship is an effective way to invest in your own personal and career growth because it gives you the opportunity to:
Internships for Credit
Are you doing your internship to fulfill an academic requirement, or would you just like to earn some academic credits for your internship experience? World Endeavors is here to help. About half of World Endeavors interns complete their internships for credit, and our advisors are experienced in coordinating internships to meet students’ academic requirements. Contact World Endeavors to learn more!
Interns must be 18 years of age or older and have completed high school (or equivalent). World Endeavors’ International Internship program is open to current students, graduates, and mid-career professionals.
I came back speaking Spanish fluently, I made a lot of friends abroad, and I got to know myself better. After my intern experience, I have started to think about possibilities in South American countries, especially Ecuador.
-Carina, Event Management Intern in Ecuador
Matthew is a Psychological Operations Sergeant with the US Army. He studied International Business, Finance, and Spanish in college and did a Business Administration internship in Mexico through...