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Complete an internship with an international organization to differentiate your resume, earn essential skills that employers value, and grow your professional network with the API Global Internship program. Full-time internships will require a commitment of 32 hours a week.

API’s global internship programming will support your success and engage you in activities designed to refine specific skills, our on-site staff will orient you to the international workplace culture, and guide you through in-person and virtual cultural workshops as well as local visits. Capstone your experience by earning a digital badge that you can add to your LinkedIn profile, e-portfolio, personal websites, digital resumes and more.

What's Included?

Highlights

Pre Departure Services

Advising

@api Online System

Orientation Materials and Resources

API Alumni Network

Social Networking

Scholarships

Customized Internship Placement and Advising

On Site Services

Airport Reception

Quality Housing

Workplace and Culture Orientation

Resident Directors/Coordinators

Medical and Life Insurance

Social and Cultural Activities

Experiential Programs

Re-Entry Services

Re-Entry Materials and Support

Post-Program Evaluation

Alumni Network and API Ambassador Program

Academic Credit and Transcript (for an additional fee)

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Application Requirements

  • Minimum 2.5 G.P.A. (3.0 for STEM placements)
  • Cover Letter
  • Two Letters of Reference
  • Official Transcript(s)
  • Résumé/C.V.
  • University Approval Form (if applicable)
  • Advising session
Session Program Dates Program Cost Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Summer 1 May 20, 2021 - Jul 17, 2021 TBD Feb 1, 2021 Apr 20, 2021
Summer 2 Jun 3, 2021 - Jul 31, 2021 TBD Feb 15, 2021 May 4, 2021
Summer 3 Jun 17, 2021 - Aug 14, 2021 TBD Mar 1, 2021 May 18, 2021
  • Application deadline is 4 months prior to the intended start date
  • You will arrive 3-4 days before the internship placement begins
  • You have the option to complete an 8, 10 or 12-week internship in most sites during the academic year
  • All summer internship sessions are 8 weeks only.
  • Dates are subject to change
  • Participants who wish to earn academic credit from API’s School of Record, Nichols College, will incur an additional fee.

8, 10 and 12-week API interns participate in 2-3 excursions. Cultural events may also be available alongside study abroad students. Availability may vary and participants are given the full excursion schedule prior to arrival on-site.

  • Potrerillos

    Potrerillos is a district in Mendoza province in western Argentina. It's set in the Andean foothills, within the Luján de Cuyo wine region, known for the Malbec grape variety. The Mendoza River, with its whitewater rapids, winds along the eastern edge of Potrerillos town. It runs into the huge, trout-filled Potrerillos Dam, which is ringed by trails.

  • Spa Day Termas de Cacheuta

    Termas de Cacheuta is located only 30 km from downtown Mendoza the middle of the mountains. This excursion allows to have a break in your stay and get a very relaxing experience.

  • Trekking in the Andes

    The Andes Range Mountains is one of the most spectacular landscape that Mendoza has. You will be astonished by its magnificent view. This activity introduces you to the native fauna and flora, and experience incredible mountain views.

  • Winery Excursion

    Nearly two-thirds of all the wine produced in Argentina comes from the province of Mendoza. Students will have the opportunity to visit a local winery and learn how the wine is produced.

  • Potrerillos

    Potrerillos is a district in Mendoza province in western Argentina. It's set in the Andean foothills, within the Luján de Cuyo wine region, known for the Malbec grape variety. The Mendoza River, with its whitewater rapids, winds along the eastern edge of Potrerillos town. It runs into the huge, trout-filled Potrerillos Dam, which is ringed by trails.

  • Spa Day Termas de Cacheuta

    Termas de Cacheuta is located only 30 km from downtown Mendoza the middle of the mountains. This excursion allows to have a break in your stay and get a very relaxing experience.

  • Trekking in the Andes

    The Andes Range Mountains is one of the most spectacular landscape that Mendoza has. You will be astonished by its magnificent view. This activity introduces you to the native fauna and flora, and experience incredible mountain views.

  • Winery Excursion

    Nearly two-thirds of all the wine produced in Argentina comes from the province of Mendoza. Students will have the opportunity to visit a local winery and learn how the wine is produced.

  • Potrerillos

    Potrerillos is a district in Mendoza province in western Argentina. It's set in the Andean foothills, within the Luján de Cuyo wine region, known for the Malbec grape variety. The Mendoza River, with its whitewater rapids, winds along the eastern edge of Potrerillos town. It runs into the huge, trout-filled Potrerillos Dam, which is ringed by trails.

  • Spa Day Termas de Cacheuta

    Termas de Cacheuta is located only 30 km from downtown Mendoza the middle of the mountains. This excursion allows to have a break in your stay and get a very relaxing experience.

  • Trekking in the Andes

    The Andes Range Mountains is one of the most spectacular landscape that Mendoza has. You will be astonished by its magnificent view. This activity introduces you to the native fauna and flora, and experience incredible mountain views.

  • Winery Excursion

    Nearly two-thirds of all the wine produced in Argentina comes from the province of Mendoza. Students will have the opportunity to visit a local winery and learn how the wine is produced.

What You’ll Study

CREDIT OPTIONS - Up to 6 semester credits available on some internship programs for an additional fee.

API international internships provide unique opportunities for participants to explore and cultivate their future career path through a high-quality, customized, credit-bearing placement in several exciting fields and destinations. API internship programs encompass a number of career development and cultural resources to help participants maximize their personal and professional development.

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    Laura Bahamonde

    Laura will be your Program Manager and prepare you to go abroad!

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    Rodrigo Lemos

    Rodrigo will be your Resident Director in Mendoza and a resource for you while you are in Argentina!

SAMPLE PLACEMENTS

Following are a few sample placements that past participants have done in Argentina. More information on placement options can be found in the lists below.

Health Research Internship

This internship takes place at a graduate college dedicated to research, training, and extension programs in several fields of social sciences. The intern will work on a project that aims to analyze regional public health policies. The intern may assist the project leader in research activities, help organize an international conference, and assist with translating project documents and papers.NGO InternshipThis internship takes place at an NGO specializing in policy-oriented research in Argentina and Latin America. Internship duties include developing proposals and building strategies with partners in order to influence government policy.

Social Services Internship

This internship is at an NGO that develops social programs for helping needy residents (particularly women and children). It provides food, housing, educational and artistic activities. The intern may help participate in workshops about domestic violence, women’s empowerment, or fine art workshops pertaining to theater and literature.

Winery Production, Business, and Tourism Placements

Looking for a truly unique internship experience? Look no farther than Mendoza, one of Argentina's most important wine regions. The wineries chosen for the students are small producers in terms of quantity, so this situation allows our students to be part of several processes into within the winery from wine produce to the touristic aspects. Experience a piece of the process that brings nearly two-thirds of Argentina's total wine production to market!

Language of Instruction: English   

HR and Brand Management in Hospitality Placements

Those looking for careers in hospitality, recreation, and tourism need to be able to work with a broad spectrum of customers from all parts of the world. What better way to prepare for your future career than participating in an international internship in Mendoza's hotels? Experience firsthand how international brands bring their business to this unique, Argentinian culture. Internship placements in Mendoza in this sector allow students to see the human resources policies in action and to train in the hospitality services.

NGO and Winery Tourism Placements

Jump onboard this exciting opportunity to work alongside an NGO in one of Argentina's most important industries—the wine industry! Engage with local organizations on a number of strategic projects dedicated to develop wine tourism throughout Argentina.

Winery Production, Business, and Tourism Placements

Looking for a truly unique internship experience? Look no farther than Mendoza, one of Argentina's most important wine regions. The wineries chosen for the students are small producers in terms of quantity, so this situation allows our students to be part of several processes into within the winery from wine produce to the touristic aspects. Experience a piece of the process that brings nearly two-thirds of Argentina's total wine production to market!

Language of Instruction: English   

HR and Brand Management in Hospitality Placements

Those looking for careers in hospitality, recreation, and tourism need to be able to work with a broad spectrum of customers from all parts of the world. What better way to prepare for your future career than participating in an international internship in Mendoza's hotels? Experience firsthand how international brands bring their business to this unique, Argentinian culture. Internship placements in Mendoza in this sector allow students to see the human resources policies in action and to train in the hospitality services.

NGO and Winery Tourism Placements

Jump onboard this exciting opportunity to work alongside an NGO in one of Argentina's most important industries—the wine industry! Engage with local organizations on a number of strategic projects dedicated to develop wine tourism throughout Argentina.

Winery Production, Business, and Tourism Placements

Looking for a truly unique internship experience? Look no farther than Mendoza, one of Argentina's most important wine regions. The wineries chosen for the students are small producers in terms of quantity, so this situation allows our students to be part of several processes into within the winery from wine produce to the touristic aspects. Experience a piece of the process that brings nearly two-thirds of Argentina's total wine production to market!

Language of Instruction: English   

HR and Brand Management in Hospitality Placements

Those looking for careers in hospitality, recreation, and tourism need to be able to work with a broad spectrum of customers from all parts of the world. What better way to prepare for your future career than participating in an international internship in Mendoza's hotels? Experience firsthand how international brands bring their business to this unique, Argentinian culture. Internship placements in Mendoza in this sector allow students to see the human resources policies in action and to train in the hospitality services.

NGO and Winery Tourism Placements

Jump onboard this exciting opportunity to work alongside an NGO in one of Argentina's most important industries—the wine industry! Engage with local organizations on a number of strategic projects dedicated to develop wine tourism throughout Argentina.

Highlights
  • Customized internship placements
    • Workplace and Culture Orientation
      • Career Development Badge

    Our internship program includes safe and secure housing in the cost of the program fee. Housing types and amenities will vary by location. Participants in Mendoza will have the opportunity of living with a host family.

    Internship participants should expect the accommodation to be centrally located and easily accessible to public transportation. Each participant’s commute will vary, as internship placements are located in different areas in each location. Average commute times range from 30 minutes up to an hour. Participants will receive their confirmed housing assignment approximately three weeks prior to departure.

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