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Microfinance & Microenterprise Opportunities in Argentina

Program Duration

9-12 Weeks, 7-12 Months

Term

Fall, Spring, Summer, May Term

Qualifications

Internship Requirements:
- 17+ years old
- Intermediate Spanish speaking and comprehension for Latin American locations
- 9-week minimum commitment

To be a Competitive Applicant:
- Working towards or having completed a Bachelors Degree
- Educational background in Finance, Business, Economics, International Development, or related field
- 9+ week commitment to working in host community
- Past work, volunteer, or field experience abroad
- Basic understanding of grassroots development and experience with cultural and economic diversity

Minimum Education

High School

Intern Types

  • Accounting
  • Agriculture
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Social Sciences
  • Sustainable Development

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

USD 5,110 - USD 8,565

Program Fees Include:

The program fee covers: airport pickup upon arrival; a one-week orientation; family homestay with all meals provided; language lessons; development trainings; midterm retreat (9+ weeks only); on-going in-country support from FSD site team and U.S. staff; Project Seed Grant; eligibility for additional project funding up to USD 800; medical evacuation and limited health insurance. Our program fees also contribute to the capacity-building of our partner organizations, and include a USD 300 seed grant for all interns' work abroad.

Salary/Pay

Unpaid

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Human Rights
  • Law
  • Microfinance
  • Small Business Development
  • Teaching

Age Range

17+

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Application Process Involves

  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Resume
  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 months

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network