Jobs and Internships in Argentina

Search and apply for jobs in Argentina. On our guide to working in Argentina for foreigners you can find more information about the types of jobs available, top advice how to gain employment and search recruiters who hire English speakers. 

 
 

Jobs in Argentina

Best Places to Work in Argentina

Jobs in Argentina

You are more likely to find work in the larger towns and cities including:

  • Buenos Aires
  • Córdoba
  • Rosario
  • Mendoza
  • San Miguel de Tucumán
  • La Plata
  • Mar del Plata
  • Salta
  • Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz
  • San Juan

 

Popular Industries to Work in Argentina

  • Advertising
  • Au Pair
  • Creative Arts/Media
  • Ecology/Conservation
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Healthcare
  • Hotels
  • Hospitality
  • IT
  • Marketing/PR
  • NGO/Non-Profit
  • Sales
  • Teaching
  • Telecommunications
  • Tourism/Travel

 

Jobs for Backpackers in Argentina

One option which is popular with backpackers and travellers in Argentina is to work in exchange for food and accommodation. Lots of hostals and hotels offer these types of jobs throughout Argentina. Most posiitons are unpaid but usually you wil get free board and food whilst some places offer a stipend salary and other free benefits. You might like to read this article about working at the Rivera Hostal in Cordoba.

 

Acclimatising Tips When Working in Argentina

While working in Argentina, there are so many potential priorities vying for your time and attention. From the need to get to grips with the language to the necessity of learning the layout of your local area, there are so many things clamouring for your attention from the moment you move in. However, it is essential to ensure that you don’t get sucked in to thinking that acclimatisation is all work and no play. While it’s obviously important to get into the mind-set of your new job and surroundings as quickly as possible, taking the time to discover activities that are fun as well as relevant can be equally as important.

It’s natural to find working in a foreign country a stressful and complicated process that taxes you both physically and emotionally. Even if you don’t have a new language to familiarise yourself with, the people, customs, local geography and pace of life can all add up to make things seem a little bewildering at times. This is why it’s vital to get out there and do something that is fun as well as educational and helpful in letting you understand the local culture.

For example, in Argentina then one ideal method of combining culture with recreation would be to experiment with some tango. This sultry, vibrant form of dance is a national treasure and as such it is considered a cornerstone of Argentinian culture. Not only will learning the dance help you understand a little better what makes the Argentinians tick, but it’s also an incredibly energizing experience and a lot of fun to boot. Taking fun classes in your local area and learning dances like Argentine tango is also a great way to meet people and engage in an activity where there is no language barrier, only the rhythmic language of quick stepping feet and twirling bodies!

One of the great things about getting involved in national pastimes is that it gives you something fun to do that is also an excellent talking point. This can be essential in helping you make a good impression at work and in social contexts where you can tap into the psyche of local people and strike a rapport with them. Activities that are deeply imprinted in the national psyche often appeal to people of all ages and stages in life. Argentine tango classes are no exception as they are designed to be as inclusive as possible to appeal to anyone regardless of their physical fitness level.

So if you decide to work in Argentina, always make time to have fun. This can be as immersive as any number of language classes or workshops. Getting to see the locals doing what they love and joining in with them is a sure-fire way to ingratiate yourself with them and keep yourself grounded at the same time. 

 

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Internships in Argentina for English Speakers

Argentina Internships

If you would like to join an internship abroad then we highly recommend Argentina. The cheap cost of living is one of the main reasons why you might want to choose this as your destination.

Argentina is one of the best South America internship destinations and perfect if you would like to gain work experience. We promote some fantastic programs available including working in radio, journalism, veterinary, law, marketing, sports coaching e.g. cricket, print journalism, business and nutrition.

Some companies both local and international offer structured intern programs in Agentina where you will need to pay a fee, this generally includes placements, accommodation, meals and in-country support. Other companies offer a stipend salary to cover living costs whilst some offer paid internships with the posibility of employment on completion.

Argentina is one of the most popular destinations in South America so what are you waiting for, apply today.

 

Popular Places to Intern in Argentina

You can join placements throughout the country in places like:

  • Buenos Aires
  • Córdoba
  • Rosario
  • Mendoza
  • San Miguel de Tucumán
  • La Plata
  • Mar del Plata
  • Salta
  • Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz
  • San Juan

 

Internships in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is one of the most appealing cities in the world to undertake an intership, here the some of the options available:

  • Various law internships at a prestigious practices in central Buenos Aires, some companies specialise in corporate law
  • Medical internships are available in a Salitas or primary care centre where you will work alongside local nurses and shadow doctors on their daily routine
  • Media and radio internships can be joined at popular radio stations with plan and air live shows about current affairs
  • Veterinary internships are available where you can gain new skills and help at clinics and petshops
  • Sports coaching internships with children and youngsters - these placements are a lot of fun!

 

Internships in Mendoza

Mendoza is a popular tourist destination which is a popular place to join an internship, you could apply for:

  • Law internships at practices 
  • Marketing internships at an international school which recruits new students every year
  • Healthcare and nutrition internships are open where you will work with experienced paediatricians and nutritionists to combat infantile malnutrition

 

Start Dates & How to Apply

You can make an application and join throughout the year. Most companies will require at least a 4 week join duration but longer positions are available too. We recommend applying well in advance of your preffered departure date to make sure you secure a spot. You can view our featured internships above and apply today. There are paid and un-paid internships available, most of the placements we have are structured and you might need to pay a joining fee. If you need any help arranging an internship in Argentina please get in touch.

 

Requirements

Most companies will require you to be aged 17+ and be eligible for a tourist visa. Knowing basic Spanish will be an advantage (search our Spanish courses in Argentina).

 

Argentina Internship Reviews

If you have ever joined an internship in Argentina and would like to write about your experience, review a company or share any recommendations please contact us.

 

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