Buenos Aires, Argentina
With its wide boulevards, gorgeous architecture, and rich cultural arts scene, it’s not hard to understand how Buenos Aires came to be known as “the Paris of South America”. Argentina holds the world’s highest consumption rate of beef, but don’t despair, Argentines work off all that meat by tango dancing all night in the famed milongas. Visitors to Buenos Aires become fully immersed speaking a unique brand of Castellano, only heard in Argentina!
Porteños (Buenos Aires locals) are passionate about everything; politics, philosophy and sports are not taboo subjects here! Modern day porteños share the sing song speech of their Italian cousins, along with their habit of talking with their hands! From the bustling streets of Buenos Aires and the rural vastness of Patagonia, to the splendor of Iguazu Falls and the southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia, there is boundless adventure to be had in Argentina!
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“ My six months as an intern with Connect-123 was an incredible learning experience. I met so many wonderful people at my internship, in Buenos Aires and around Argentina. I have returned to the US with skills I can carry with me for the rest of my life, as well... ”Medical Intern, Drexel University
“ My time in Buenos Aires was absolutely amazing. I interned for a municipal government, and I had the opportunity to write two draft bills to present to the local council. This internship was a great way for me to refine my Spanish skills while learning more ab... ”Public Policy Intern, Michigan State University
“ My eight weeks in Buenos Aires were more rewarding than I could have hoped for, in no small part due to Connect-123. I interned at a small women's microfinance organization, to which I was matched through Connect-123. I came in with much uncertainty, lacking t... ”Finance Intern, Carleton University
“ My two-month internship in Buenos Aires exceeded all of my expectations. I had the opportunity to help teach English at a school with grades first through seventh. As a Spanish education major and Teaching English as a Second Language minor I am very intereste... ”Education and Teaching Intern, Michigan State University
“ My six month internship in Buenos Aires surpassed all my expectations. The friendships I made with my fellow Connect interns, with other students studying abroad, and with my coworkers, I know I will cherish for the rest of my life. My experience as a program... ”Web Development Intern, Drexel University
“ I got the amazing opportunity to work within the local government of San Isidro in Buenos Aires. As a student majoring in Political Science and International Development I have always been interested in learning about the inner workings of government instituti... ”Human Rights Intern, Vancouver Island University
“ My time in Buenos Aires was an experience I'll never forget! I didn't know what to expect, as I had never been to South America, but the city is amazing. You'll never be bored with the city, you could do something new every day for two months and you wouldn't ... ”Sustainable Development Intern, Case Western Reserve University
“ My mechanical engineering internship in Buenos Aires, Argentina was one of the best experiences I've ever had. I met friends, mostly through the Connect-123 events, who I will remember for the rest of my life. I made some treasured memories too. One thing I le... ”Mechanical Engineering Intern, University of Texas at Dallas
“ Connect-123 facilitated my sustainable development internship in Buenos Aires, Argentina over the summer. It was hands down one the best things I've ever done! Not only did I learn about working in a foreign country, but I also learned how to adapt to unexpec... ”Sustainable Development Intern, University of Texas at Dallas
“ Interning abroad in Argentina was unlike anything I could have ever imagined. Right from the start of my internship, I developed practical and tangible career skills that I will be able to utilize in the future. From designing logos, to coding in CSS, my digit... ”Digital Marketing Internship, Drexel University
“ Interning in Buenos Aires was an amazing experience. It exceeded all my expectations. The city is amazing, my housing was pretty good, the food is incredible and there is always something going on in the city that you can go and do. My engineering and indus... ”Engineering and Industrial Design intern, Drexel University
“ My time in Buenos Aires has been unreal. I really did not know what to expect before I arrived. There were so many uncertainties going into the experience, but I could not be happier with how everything turned out! I was welcomed with open arms at my host orga... ”Public Policy internship, Colarado University
“ I found my experience with Connect-123 to be really impressive. Not only was I placed with a meaningful organization that provided me with a genuine learning experience, I felt that my program coordinator really cared that I got the most out of that experienc... ”Environment and Sustainability Intern, University of Hawaii
“ Before going to Buenos Aires, I had two main goals: to do well at my placement and improve my Spanish. After 3.5 months in Buenos Aires, I was able to accomplish those two goals and a whole lot more. My placement in a rehabilitation clinic allowed me to work a... ”Health care Intern, Northeastern University
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