Internship at a travel agency 


Are you looking to gain practical experience?

La Herradura offers its students the opportunity to participate in an internship in a tour providing company based in Montevideo. They offer a variety of bus and walking tours visiting many attractions around Uruguay, including Colonia del Sacramento, Punta del Este, and others. Interns will work primarily in their office, located in downtown Montevideo.

At the company, you fill the role of general assistant and English service provider.

What is the intern's role?

Correct and create English, German or Brazilian translations for anything the company might need, including the website, brochures, and advertisements.

Translate for tour guides who don't speak English, German or Portuguese when they have a high percentage of clients only speaking above mentioned languages

Answering the phone (If the intern has proficient language skills)

Carry out random tasks, such as organizing or delivering something to a tour guide or clients at a nearby location

Respond to emails

Hours are very flexible, but are mostly within the realm of 3-5 hours a day.

We require:

A basic level of Spanish

Attend an intensive Spanish course during 1 month at our school

A min. stay of 3 months (in case you have an intermediate Spanish level already, we can reduce this to 2 months, but you have to have in mind that during the first month you will be attending Spanish lessons in the morning and intern during the afternoons)

You have to send you CV

We offer:

Guidance from the school´s staff during your internship

An introductory meeting with the on-site co-ordinator and guidance in how to get to the agency independently.

A certificate of your Spanish course and work project on completion of the program.

A list with useful vocabulary

Are you the person we are looking for? If you are dedicated, enthusiastic, ready for a challenge and keen to offer your help where it’s really needed, please contact us! 

 

 

 

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