A Guide to Interning in Colombia

If you are considering going to intern in South Amerca then we highly recommend choosing Colombia. This is a really up and coming country where you can work with both local or international companies based in the country


Best Places to Join an Internship

Internships are available to join in towns and cities throughout the country, popular places to apply include:

  • Bogotá
  • Medellín
  • Cali
  • Barranquilla
  • Cartagena
  • Cúcuta
  • Bucaramanga
  • Ibagué
  • Soledad
  • Pereira



Internship programs are open to students, graduates and anyone seeking to enhance their careers. You will need to be able to obtain a tourist visa. People from all over the world apply, this destination is popular with US nationals.


Types of Internship Placements

  • Media
  • Journalism
  • Professional
  • Law
  • Environmental

On journalism placements you might be able to gain work experience in translation, interpreting, and at radio stations and newspapers. You can work on environmental and sustainability initiatives where you will learn about green markets.  Some companies offer placements within newspapers and radio stations, duties can include producing original content, reporting on current issues and writing news articles. You might also be able to translation and interpreting work experience traveling with news teams to write stories from Spanish into English. Training will be provided and after you have picked up the basics you might be working in a fast paced newsroom or writing content which will be live on the internet and on print. 


Help / Advice

If you need any help arranging an internship in Colombia please get in touch.


Colombia Internship Reviews

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