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Languages And Translation Internships In Chile

Languages and translation internships in Chile are the perfect opportunity to put your Spanish skills to use in a professional setting. Chile is one of the strongest and fastest growing economies in South America, making it the ideal place to launch an international career. It is also becoming increasingly important on a global scale, both politically and economically. If you’re looking to get your foot in the door for a global career, look no further.

The capital city, Santiago, is home to a diverse range of international organizations. From global startups to multinational corporations, the city is full of exciting opportunities. The Chilean government places heavy emphasis on innovation, providing many grants for entrepreneurs. This has brought professionals from around the world to Santiago, making it a hub for business.

Languages and translation internships in Chile

Maximize your employability

The ability to speak a second language is an invaluable one. As economies become more global,  more and more companies and organizations operate internationally. As one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, Spanish is a skill that is highly desirable in today’s workforce. Additionally, emerging economies like that of Chile will continue to grow in prominence over the next years. Gaining professional experience in South America will position you perfectly to take on leadership roles in global organizations in the future, as they open and expand their operations.

Build an international network

If you’re looking to expand your network, Santiago is the city for you. Due to efforts by the Chilean government to support innovation, entrepreneurs from around the world call Santiago home. In addition to the vibrant startup scene, the city is also the Latin American headquarters for many of the world’s most well-known companies.

As a young professional in Santiago, you’ll be surrounded by the top international figures in your industry. Additionally, it is impossible not to be inspired by the creativity and innovation that exists in the city. Founders and entrepreneurs from every corner of the globe have turned to Santiago as the perfect incubator for their passions and professional aspirations.


The Chile Experience

Whether you’re interning with a nonprofit organization, a growing startup or a multinational corporation, you’ll be kept extremely busy in Santiago. Outside of internship hours, there are endless things to do and see in the city. Each of Santiago’s neighborhoods is unique, and each holds a different variety of sights, smells and sounds. As the city becomes increasingly international, the streets fill with food, music and culture from around South America and the world.

Interns in Santiago live in the center of the city, the best place to access restaurants, museums and parks. Santiago has immense green spaces and is full of running and biking paths, making it ideal for the active intern. Regardless of the season, Santiago’s parks and plazas are full of festivals and fairs, as well as musicians and other performers. In September, the city transforms for Chile’s biggest holiday, Fiestas Patrias. During the week of September 18th, Chilean culture takes to the streets in full force. Traditional dances and music abound, and immense cookouts take over the parks serving classic drinks, meats and snacks.

Apply now for Languages and Translation internships in Chile and launch your international career!


1. based on_RZ36432, by Ricardo Zettl Kalkum, CC BY 2.0

2. based on Chilean Flag  – La Moneda, by David Berkowitz, CC BY 2.0

3. based on El ooooosho!, by Osmar Valdebenito, CC BY-SA 2.0

Photos and blog by Maeve Allsup

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