Length of Internship: There is no minimum length to be considered for an internship, though it is desirable that applicants can be available for at least a month. However, longer commitments are welcomed and encouraged.
Background: Though no academic degree is required, applicants must have some basic knowledge on the topic of the internship selected.
Language: Spanish proficiency required.
To Apply: Applicants must send a completed application form, which can be downloaded from our website, together with their resume and a photocopy of their passport. The Fundación will study the applications and individual skype calls with members of the Fundación, will be organized with candidates considered for the next stage of the procedure. At the end of this process applicants will be informed whether their applications have been accepted.
Insurance: Interns are required to have international health insurance that will cover them in Paraguay.
Travel Plans: Interns must arrive in Paraguay on weekdays in order to organize their accommodation in the Intern House and their adequate integration at the Fundación.
Housing: The Fundación has an Intern House two blocks from the main office. The House is fully furnished, with all utilities, wi-fi, cable TV, barbeque and swimming pool. The interns that wish to stay at the House can do so at no additional cost. If the internship is done outside Asunción, housing will be at the house of a member of the Fundación. Interns are responsible for their own personal expenses (including food, personal travel, entertainment, and the cost of travel to and from Paraguay), which is around US$ 500 per month.
Cost: The internships have a cost of US$ 750 per month. Interns are required to pay the full internship fee by wire transfer prior to arrival. No refund will be made if interns leave early.
Additional Questions: Feel free to contact the Internship Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want further information on the program or have doubts about the application process.
International Internship Program
Telephone: +595 (0)21 609277