EBAI is an internship and cultural exchange programme aimed at young talents worldwide, which takes place every year for 3 months between June and August. EBAI provides outstanding students a great opportunity to enhance their own skills and academic knowledge by working at the Government of the City of Buenos Aires. EBAI targets currently enrolled BA and MA students aged between 20 to 32 years old, with working knowledge of Spanish and a strong interest in public policy.
Students will be working at the Government of the City of Buenos Aires at an office that best fits your profile, such as investments, smart city, entrepreneurship and creative economics, strategic management and institutional quality, open government and innovation, the Environmental Protection Agency, health, urban development and transport, tourism or international trade.
Students will get assigned a mentor and meet lots of government officials who are in charge of iconic policies being implemented across Buenos Aires. There will be a rich cultural programme allowing you to enjoy the city and its attractions. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of participation, a great addition for your CV.
- Duration: Two months.
- Location: Buenos Aires City, Argentina
- Departure date: Summer 2019.
- Deadline: The application deadline has passed and we expect it to reopen in December 2018
- For more information please read the information booklet.
Ready to apply?
You will need to submit the following scanned documents to us by email before the published deadline –TBC.
- Application form (.pdf) in Spanish
- CV in Spanish
- 2 letters of recommendation/reference letters (ideally from your lecturers) – fully signed please – can be in English
- Cover/motivational letter in Spanish
- Copy of your undergraduate degree if you are a postgraduate student
- Copy of your transcript (get this from your department)
- Letter stating you are a current University of Essex student (get this from the Silberrad student centre)
- Certificate proving knowledge of Spanish at a level of at least to B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (if you don’t have a certificate please make an appointment with Teresa Torres who may be able to test your Spanish and confirm your level of knowledge).
- Full copy of a valid passport front valid at least 1 year from February 2019.
Please note these opportunities are very popular and you have to submit a strong application. Check out our ‘How to write a killer personal statement for your international experience’ leaflet for excellent tips that you may find useful when writing your cover/motivational letter!