Internships in Brazil

Brazil is an amazing destination to intern, there are lots of companies now accepting applications from international students and this is one of our top picks for this year. There are lots of summer and year round placements in places like Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo where you can work at busineses or educational instituions. 


Internships in Brazil for English Speakers

Brazil internships

Are you seeking an internship abroad in an exotic destintion? Choose Brazil. On our directory you can search fantastic intern programs which are open to most nationalities. Whether you are a student, graduate or would just like to gain work experience our intern programs in Brazil will appeal to you. Brazil has a booming ecomony - one of the strongest in Latin America and every year more and more foreigners move here to work. There are creative start ups seeking international assistance and also local companies which recruit for interns throughout the year. View our guide to interning in Brazil and apply today.


Types of Placements

There are professional internships in industries like business, medicine, design, engineering, charities, NGO, conservation, start ups and education.


Popular Destinations

Brazil is a huge country, the fifth largest in the world and most intern programs for foreigners are located in the larger cities where most large/international companies are based, these include:

  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Sao Paulo
  • Salvador da Bahia
  • Florianópolis
  • Natal
  • Maceió
  • Olinda
  • Recife
  • Belo Horizonte
  • Porto Alegre
  • Brasilia
  • Fortaleza
  • Curitiba
  • Campinas
  • Manaus
  • Vale do Paraiba e Litoral Norte


Paid Internships in Brazil

Some internships in Brazil are paid, but most are unpaid where you will need to pay for flights, accommodation and entertainment. You can join all year round, popular options include applying for summer internships in Brazil. Some companies offer stipend salaries and free lunches.



Usually you will need to be at least 18 and over to apply and be eligible for a tourist visa. Most internship providers won't require you to be fluent in Portuguese, but we highly recommend trying to pick up the basics. If you are worried about your language ability then our Portuguese language courses in Brazil will appeal to you. You could participate on a cultural homestay exchange programs where you live with a local family and help them to learn English.  


How to Apply

You can search opportunities above and apply today. You might also like to view all of our South America internships for more options in this continent.


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