Internship in Brazil

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For an internship experience that will not only boost your CV but give you an unforgettable experience, Helping Abroad offers absolutely brilliant Brazil internship placements in projects ranging from childcare project, teaching English project, teaching computer project to handicraft project. Through our amazing programs you will not only acquire your internship experience but also get to travel to this beautiful nation of carnival as well as provide service to the locals.

You can start getting your bags packed and tickets checked for a learning packed experience that lies in wait in the bustling city of Rio De Janiero as we offer the most affordable internship programs ideal for students seeking something different and out-of-the-box. Make your internship a once in a lifetime adventure and experience the flamboyant culture, dances, food and night life.

To get a head-start on your Brazil internship adventure, take a few moments to contact us by email for more information, including travel dates, fees and more.

Fees and Dates

Helping abroad offers the most affordable internship program in Brazil. Except our registration fee of $299, our fees start as low as $645. You can click the link to get the detailed information about internship fees in Brazil.

Internship Programs

Internship in Childcare Project in Brazil

children of childcare center with intern

Brazil has a high number of young parents, who work but cannot afford the costs of child care centers to look after their children. Helping Abroad provides internship opportunities in Child Care Centers that provide child care services to impoverished families. As interns, you can help take care of children and work for the child care centers.

Interns will be helping in teaching English and other life skills like painting, music, art, cooking, sewing etc. They will help organize extracurricular and learning activities for children. Interns also have the option of performing the daily administrative duties of the child care center, and can also help in fund raising activities.

The internship in Child Care Centers will enable interns to get a deeper understanding of poverty and its implications in Brazil. Working for impoverished families will leave interns satisfied, along with the real picture of poor communities in Brazil, which is an invaluable experience if the intern is interested in pursuing social work and community development in the future. Internship in a different country will also give interns the opportunity to travel and explore a new land.

Education Requirements and Project Skills:

This internship does not require any kind of educational qualifications, skills or experience. Interns should come with a passion for working for the welfare of local communities, should be flexible and patience in nature and should have a feeling of compassion for the children.

Teaching Internship Project in Brazil

students in a class

With Globalization becoming mainstream, English as an international language has gained much popularity, and also a means for getting good opportunities in employment and education. Despite this fact, poor communities in Rio cannot afford well resourced schools for their children, which in turn continues the viscous cycle of the poor remaining poorer. Helping Abroad provides opportunities for internship in these schools to teach English to the children.

As interns, you are required to teach English within the local curriculum. You can also choose to not actively lead a class but assist the local teachers conduct classroom activities and make classes more interactive and interesting. You have the option of teaching other subjects too. The interns can also assist teachers in curriculum development and can choose to help around in the daily administrative duties.

For those with the passion of teaching children, this internship project is the perfect opportunity to learn and improve on teaching skills. The different environment and the challenges you face will take you further on the path of becoming better teachers. Interns will also get to know how community schools are run in Brazil. They will get the chance to explore the urban side of Brazil, immersing into the vibrant and musical culture.

Education Requirements and Project Skills:

The interns are not required to be professional teachers for the internship and no specific educational qualification is required. But interns are expected of fluency in Portuguese and traits like patience, flexibility and passion to teach children are highly preferred in an intern.

Computer Teaching Internship in Brazil

students and interns in a lab

In the age that requires computer literacy for almost every work, the favelas in Rio, unfortunately has children who do not know how to operate the computer. Teach computer use to learning enthusiastic children and youth in the impoverished favelas of Brazil, with an internship in Helping Abroad’ Teaching Computer Project.

Interns in this project will take the responsibility of teaching computer skills like Microsoft Word, Excel, using the internet and doing searches. They will be teaching students and teachers alike, and will be providing support to the community in schools, churches, community centers etc.

With this internship, interns will get to mingle with local people and help in bringing about small waves of change in the favelas. Especially those who have interest in social work and community development will benefit from the project, as the project demands direct approach to the community people. Internship abroad comes with the perks of visiting new places at a completely different country.

Education Requirements and Project Skills:

The interns do not have to be professional computer programmers for the internship and no specific educational qualification is required. Even basic computer knowledge can be useful for the project. Fluency in Portuguese will be highly regarded, as the internship requires interns to directly communicate with the community people. Interns are expected of traits like patience, flexibility and passion to teach and bring a change.

Handicraft Internship Project in Brazil

women from handicraft project

A large number of women living in the favelas of northern Rio have a hard life, looking after their children, being unemployed due to lack of education. Helping Abroad’ Handicraft Internship project enables interns and volunteers to teach income generating skills to the women with the objective of making them financially independent.

Interns will be taking classes to teach skills like sewing, stitching, knitting, embroidery, designing, painting, pottery etc. to the women. They can run classes in a fun and creative way for the women who will be welcoming and enthusiastic to learn handicraft and useful skills.

Internship in the handicraft project will be a unique experience for those who are interested in women empowerment issues, as it will give interns an insight into how lives of unemployed mothers are like in the shanty settlements. Interns will have the opportunity of interacting with the women who live in hardship and are looking to small changes in their lives. Interns will at the same time, get to dig into the surprises the new country has in store for them, immersing into the local culture and getting the taste of new cuisine.

Education Requirements and Project Skills:

There are no educational qualification or experience required for the internship; however interns should be able to speak fluently in Portuguese. They should have a certain skill that they would like to teach and share with the women. Personal traits like flexibility and patience will be highly regarded during the internship tenure.

Supervision and Field Support

The interns in the internship project will be guided and supervised by an experienced and qualified supervisor. Usually the head of the project will be mentoring the interns throughout the internship duration, guiding them professionally towards the completion of the project. Depending on the qualification and time allotted for the project, interns may be required to pay an additional supervision fee of $25-$50 per week to the supervisor.

College credit for internship project in Brazil

Please note that Helping Abroad does not provide college credits for internship project. Our local office or your supervisor can give you a letter verifying the duration and project of your internship. If you need college credit for your internship, please contact your own university or college. You can also talk to your professor.

Room and Food

Mostly, interns in Brazil will be staying in one of two hostels – CabanaCopa, located in walking distance of the world-famous Copacabana Beach, or Rio Hostel, situated in the heart of the Santa Teresa historic district. They will be provided with Breakfast in the hostel, but will have to eat their other meals outside. The hostels are in safe neighborhoods with plenty of good places to eat around. Interns will be sharing rooms with other interns or travelers. Facilities like internet cafes, beaches, parks and banks are within close proximity of both hostels.

Free Time

The Internship does not require interns to get involved in work 24/7. They will have free time in their hands during the evenings and during weekends, which they can use for interacting with other interns and visiting local areas nearby. Interns can also go around the ‘marvelous city’ of Rio, getting mesmerized by the sea beaches, enjoying the local music and dances and relishing in the local cuisine.