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  • Locations: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Partner Institution/Organization Homepage: Click to visit
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Dept Offering Program: International Internship Program (IIP) Type of Program: Internship
Language Prerequisite: false Program Features: Research
Degree Level: 1st year u/g students, 2nd year u/g students, 3rd year u/g students Time Away: Summer
Housing options: Homestay Program Group: International Internship Program
Duration of Program: More than 4 weeks Program Adviser: IIP Advisor
Program Format (for Internship programs only): In-country but may be held remotely, if needed
Program Description:
Accelerate Search Limited

Organization Overview
Accelerate is an international executive recruitment firm, with an expert team dedicated to finding their clients top-quality talent by using a direct headhunting search model. The company operates on a global basis and is dedicated to tailoring its services to match the specific needs of each client.  They specialize in quick and highly efficient, targeted headhunting, and finding quality candidates without financial risk for their clients. The firm is not industry specialized but rather applies highly developed techniques to individual searches following a detailed briefing by the customer. They have extensive experience successfully finding and placing candidates around the world across multiple industry sectors, functions, levels and locations. Accelerate’s unique and modern approach is the secret to its success. They use technology in smart and sophisticated ways and match this approach with notable customer service and client management to ensure a great experience for all involved and strong partnerships for the future. Interns have the opportunity to work alongside the co-founders and directors and truly become vital team members of the dynamic and growing company.
Intern Responsibilities:
1. Communications & Social Media Intern

Social media/marketing role focused on enhancing online presence:
  • Work on the company website.
  • Interview past candidates about their careers, advice they would offer and career path recommendations for publishing.
  • Write regular blog posts.
  • Manage social media content and engagement.
  • Schedule and planning social media.
  • Train on social media content and management, which can be applied in any organization.
  • Focus on LinkedIn engagement strategies.
Ideally suited for someone with a strong attention to detail, who enjoys using social media, and is naturally organized. Candidates should have an interest in the startup environment and helping the company grow.

No prior technical skills required. However, preferred areas of study include Economics, Engineering, Business, International Studies, and Finance.

Minimum Spanish level required: No Spanish required 

2. Business Development Intern
Sales focused / business development role geared towards gaining new clients in the Latin American market:
  • Sales and business development material design and creation.
  • Market mapping and target exercise.
  • Training modules on the business model and market knowledge acquisition.
  • Monitoring and tracking results through company sales system.
  • Negotiation training and hands-on experience.
Ideally suited for an outgoing and commercially aware candidate with interests in business, revenue generation and strong communication skills.

No specific academic background is required, but candidates with a comfortable and strong phone presence are desired.

Minimum Spanish level required: No Spanish required 

This placement is offered in collaboration with Puentes Abroad. In the internship through Puentes, interns will undertake project-based work that is designed to directly contribute to one of the internship site’s key work areas so that they gain real experience and know-how through substantial, mission-driven work.  The internships are overseen by Puentes and are complemented by homestay housing but may be offered in a remote capacity, if needed.

Dates / Deadlines:

This program is not currently accepting applications. Please consult the sponsoring department's website for application open dates.

This program is currently not accepting applications.