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Study + Internship in Buenos Aires
Fall 2020 Semester - Early Start 6 Credit Part-Time Internship

Study + Internship in Buenos Aires Available Sessions

Introducing Virtual Internships

CEA is proud to announce its new opportunity for students to engage in a supervised international work experience
and build their global career readiness competencies while staying close to home.

Intern abroad and stay local this summer

Flight Voucher $1,000 Flight Voucher when you apply with code by May 28, 2020

About the Program

Boasting one of the largest economies in Latin America, Buenos Aires is a major industrial and commercial center and an ideal place to complete a CEA Internship Abroad. The Study + Internship program in Buenos Aires allows you to make steady progress toward your academic degree while developing practical skills in fields such as Business, Communication, Journalism, Marketing, Tourism and more. The program incorporates a professional internship placement into your semester or summer study program.  Our strong academic focus,  personalized placements dedicated to meaningful experiences that make a real impact, and multiple options and price ranges - from summer sessions to a full semester program - allow you to take care of those degree requirements and give your career a boost all while gaining the international experience you’ve been seeking. Learn more about the benefits of a CEA internship.

Requirements


  • Overview
  • Location:
  • Buenos Aires
  • Dates:
  • 8/6/20 - 12/5/20
  • Price:
  • $15,895
  • Credits:
  • 15
  • Deadlines
  • Apply by:
  • 5/1/20
  • Withdraw by:
  • 6/1/20
  • Application Requirements
  • Complete Application
  • Internship Interest Form
  • CV/Resume
  • $95 Online Application Fee
  • Transcript - Unofficial
  • Eligibility
  • Education
    Completed:
  • 1 year as a registered college student by the time of application
  • Minimum GPA:
  • 2.75
  • Other:
  • 3-4 courses directly related to the internship field of interest or 6 weeks full time work in the field is encouraged.
  • Foreign Language
    Proficiency:
  • Intermediate And Above

Take courses at one of the top ten universities in Latin America and top private universities in Argentina, Universidad Austral . Universidad Austral’s IAE Business School holds accreditation from AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA. CEA students will take course at Austral’s Buenos Aires campus, conveniently located a short walking distance from the CEA Buenos Aires Center.

The CEA Buenos Aires Center turns the city into your classroom. Choose courses in liberal arts, social sciences, and international business, all taught in English and Spanish, and designed to take advantage of the city’s rich history, culture, and political environment. Enjoy courses that best meet your academic, personal, and career interests as you explore all the city offers. Please note that coursework for the Virtual Internship program will take place remotely.

When you study abroad in Buenos Aires, you can choose CEA housing or arrange your own independent housing. CEA housing assignments are based on availability and confirmation date; we make every effort to match your housing requests, but we can’t guarantee housing preferences.  

Please note that housing is not included in Virtual Internship programs.

Program Structure

You will enroll in a two-part internship seminar course that includes an academic seminar and an internship placement. This two-part internship seminar may be worth either 3 or 6 credits. In addition to courses at the CEA Buenos Aires Center, you may also choose to take elective courses at Universidad Austral.

The 3 credit part-time internship option includes a seminar that meets for 22 contact hours and a minimum of 120 hours at your internship placement throughout the semester. In addition, you will select 2-3 elective courses from our study center course options and up to 2 elective courses at Universidad Austral. 

The 6 credit part-time internship option includes a seminar that meets for 32 contact hours and a minimum of 200 hours at your internship placement throughout the semester. In addition, you will select 2 elective courses from our study center options.

Elective courses at both CEA Buenos Aires Center and Universidad Austral meet for 45 contact hours/3 credits. Overall, semester students may earn 12 credits (362 contact hours). Students may take one additional 3 credit/45 contact hour course if needed for a total of 15 credits (407 contact hours). Given the demands of an internship, 12 credits is recommended.

Elective courses generally meet 2 times per week, Monday-Thursday. Active learning components required by your courses may be scheduled for Fridays. Your internship seminar meets weekly. Your internship placement hours may take place Monday-Friday; the exact time of day and days of the week will be determined after you arrive. 

We strongly recommended that you apply as soon as possible. Internship positions are selective; students who demonstrate both professionalism and commitment throughout the process are most successful in securing placements.

The internship placement process involves three video interviews: a screening interview with your Internship Coach, a job placement interview with your study center placement coordinator, and a final interview with your host site supervisor. The host site retains the final decision regarding placements, so it’s important that your interviews reflect your maturity, adaptability, curiosity, and commitment to both your career interests and the host organization. Upon successfully completing your study center placement coordinator interview, CEA guarantees you a placement based on the personal, professional, and cross-cultural goals reflected in your interview. All placements will be secured two weeks prior to arrival.  

Upon placement, you’ll automatically be enrolled in your internship course.  Prior to departure, you will be asked to also select your preferred elective courses and, if you plan to take a language course, you will be asked to take an online language placement exam.  You will be enrolled into courses based on their availability. It is in your best interest to have multiple alternative courses approved by your home university prior to your departure due to course availabilities. If you choose to take a language course, to ensure that you receive credit for the language level you place into, have your home school pre-approve courses at several levels before you leave for Argentina. Please consult with your academic advisor at your home university on credit pre-approval guidelines. 

Courses

The host institution has offered the following courses in the past. Please note that course listings may not be finalized until the start of the term; we’ll post an updated list when the host institution finalizes its offerings.

*Courses with an asterisk indicate that the course has been associated with multiple subject areas.
Please click on the course title to view additional subject areas and detailed course information.

Excursions

Get out and explore! Excursions are offered for most semester, year, and summer programs*. Semester students are typically offered between two to three excursions and summer study students are typically offered between one to two excursions. You'll receive a calendar of excursions during orientation; here are a few day and overnight excursions we've offered in the past.

Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

A World Heritage Site, Colonia was founded by the Portuguese in 1680. The historic quarter still captures the look and feel of the colonial era in Latin America. You’ll travel by ferry across the River Plate from Buenos Aires to explore this charming town’s cobbled streets leading to old lighthouses, inns, restaurants, and its original bullfighting ring. You’ll also enjoy a traditional lunch during your time in Uruguay.

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Iguazú Falls (optional)

Iguazú Falls (optional)

Spanning three countries, Iguazu Falls is one of the seven natural wonders of the world and a popular destination. Thousands travel to Iguazu Falls every year to marvel at the Garganta del Diablo, a U-shaped cascade that is 269 feet tall and almost 2,300 feet long. You'll enjoy a full-day excursion to Iguazu National Park.

This excursion is optional, for an additional fee. Students need to sign up for this excursion through their myCEA Account by the withdrawal date for their program.

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Polo Day

Polo Day

Attend a polo match and learn about one of Argentina’s most popular sports. You’ll have the opportunity to sit in the stadium and join fans as they cheer (elegantly) for their favorite team. Availability of this excursion depends on polo matches schedule and location.

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Tigre

Tigre

One of the world’s largest deltas, this popular riverside retreat just north of Buenos Aires is a wonderful place to get away from the bustling city. Indulge in a traditional lunch, relax on a ferry tour, and browse local artisans’ handmade crafts at the Puerto de Frutos open air market.

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Sample Budget

This budget contains costs that you can take to your financial aid office. Please note that amounts may fluctuate; we’ve included a range of costs.

Federal law allows the use of financial aid to cover “reasonable” costs of study abroad including round-trip transportation, tuition and fees for the program, living costs, passport and visa fees, health insurance, and more.

Please note that all costs and charges listed below are subject to change without notice. With the exception of Program Price, all costs are estimates and may vary.

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Sample Calendar

Below is a tentative itinerary for your program. Please note, dates and events below may change without prior notification. Contact CEA before purchasing airline tickets.

You will receive a finalized itinerary once you arrive onsite.

Note: Additional cultural activities/excursions or required course-related activities may be incorporated into your final itinerary. You are advised not to make personal travel arrangements until you have the final dates.

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