Internship programs in Brazil

  • Brazil's most affordable internship placements start at $370
  • Globally reviewed and recommended number one secure programs
  • Weekly fee you kindly pay to our programs goes to and benefits the host families
  • Feel free to choose from wide range of programs that suits your interest, career choice and area of study.

Are you student or graduate looking for prime internship abroad experience to acquire valuable hands-on work skills just before you open up your career doors? Global Crossroads internship projects in Brazil bring you such an affordable experience where you can identify and sharpen your career goals that gives you a competitive edge to lead lucrative career paths. Affordable and authentic internship projects in Brazil are available in childcare, teaching, computer teaching and handicraft.

Another advantage to taking an internship in Brazil is that you will get a chance to explore the incredible South American thrills. Brazil is hosting FIFA World Cup for 2014. You will get a chance to get immersed onto vibrant and energetic culture of the country. On the other side, you will get a chance to serve the underprivileged and disadvantaged communities and enrich your personal growth.

To begin with our projects, we suggest you to go through our webpage and select a program that fits your interest, career choice and academic learning. You can apply through our easily navigated and application procedure. For more information regarding to projects, don't forget to send an email to us. We will reply all your emails with necessary details and support you need while interning in Brazil.

All Internship programs in Brazil start every Monday of each month. However, if there is travel constrains, you can start any project on any day.

Price: Internship in Brazil

Global Crossroad is committed to offering the most affordable and highest quality Internship programs in Brazil. We strive to keep our costs low. The humanitarian side of the business is our passion.

Global Crossroad's Internship program in Brazil application and registration fee cost US $299.

In addition to the application fee, you are required to pay a weekly program fee. You will pay your weekly fee directly to the country coordinator, who in turn will allocate it to your host family, project and other in-country support we offer to our Internships. This way, the fees that you pay will benefit those who rightfully deserve them, and not for company profit.

    Duration Childcare/Teaching/Youth Athletics/Handicraft
  1 Week $370
   2 Weeks $595
   3 Weeks $845
   4 Weeks $1,095
   5 Weeks $1,320
   6 Weeks $1,545
   7 Weeks $1,770
   8 Weeks $1,995
  • Mandatory Comprehensive Travel Insurance $3.79/day

How your fee is allocated?

Program fees cover:
  • Accommodations
  • Food (only breakfast)
  • Airport pick up
  • In-country support
  • Personalized project
  • Pre-departure information
  • Certificate of completion
  • Fundraising ideas and letters
  • Discount for returning volunteers
Program fees exclude:
  • Visas
  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses on soft drinks and foods
  • Daily transportation
  • Airport return transfer

The Internship overseas in Brazil program fees will cover expenses that will begin on the first day of the program (usually Monday) to the last day of the program. If you arrive before the first day of the program or you decide you stay beyond your program’s last day, you will be responsible for the additional expenses.

Childcare Internship in Brazil

In many Brazilian quarters, there are childcare projects helping struggling working couples who can't afford the expensive services. Internship in childcare internship project aims to shape professional and personal life of our international interns.

As an intern in childcare project of Brazil, you will take care of children from low-income families. You will play with them, give them love, care and support, help in kitchen, organize learning-focused activities, promote healthcare and sanitation, tutor children and help the project with various administrative tasks.

Childcare internship project in Brazil nurtures young minds with adequate skills and professionalism preparing you as tomorrow's leaders. It is incredibly the best placements for you to bolster your resume seek professional and personal growth in cross-culture setting and set a benchmark qualification for your future jobs.

Basic English language skill is necessary for you to participate in this project. You need to open-minded, enthusiastic and have a passion to teach and care children.

Teaching Internship in Brazil

Teaching internship in Brazil is a professionally-designed learning structure where young students and graduates learn and practice their teaching skills in close supervision and mentorship of experienced teaching specialists while helping local schoolchildren from low-income backgrounds with English learning.


As teaching intern in Brazil, you will plan and lead English classes as a teacher or an assistant. You will help young scholars with their homework and assignments, reinforce life-skills, arrange and manage different learning-focused activities, promote nutrition and hygiene and help school administration with different tasks.

Your involvement in Brazil as a teaching intern helps to further develop your teaching skills, knowledge, confidence and self-discipline. You will also acquire a fresh perspective while working in cross-culture setting, strengthen your portfolio and explore the incredible beauty and culture of the country.

Fluency of English language is recommended for would-be interns to participate in teaching internship project. Interns of this project are expected to be diligent, enthusiastic and with interest in teaching.

Internship in Computer Teaching

Scope of computer skills is ever increasing and so is the scope of computer teachers. Computer teaching internship in Brazil is designed to provide adequate skills to international interns along with making local Brazilian young students aware of various basic computer skills.

As a computer teaching intern in Brazil, you teach and show local children how the computer operates, how to use it and how to web search. You will teach them basic Word and Excel and help them develop databases, assist in computer maintenance, assist primary teachers and assist the school with various administrative tasks.

Taking computer teaching internship benefits you in different ways. It allows you to practice your teaching skills, experience in real-world setting, gain a valuable reference on your CV and helps you to explore and clarify your computer teaching career.

Fluency of Portuguese language is preferred, not as a requirement, to participate in this program. However, Basic English and computer skills are necessary to join this project.

Internship in Handicraft Project

Teaching handicraft skills to underprivileged Brazilian women is one of the best ways to empower them. The earning they make out of handicraft makes them empowered and independent. This project helps women from low-income background by teaching them handicraft skills.

Handicraft Project Brazil

As an intern in handicraft project, you will teach crafts like sewing, painting, making candles, sandals, perfumes and pottery among others depending upon your skills and interests. You will also create lesson plans, teach English to women and help with various activities of the project.

Handicraft internship project in Brazil enhances your personal and professional growth in a real-world experience, helps you make a stronger resume and explore future career options. As our internship schedules are flexible, you will get a lot of time to explore local landscapes and cultures.

Fluency in Portuguese language is required for this project. You should be also have one of the handicraft skills that you will teach in the project. Interns are expected to be diligent, hard working, enthusiastic and creative for this project.

Supervision and Field support

While working as an intern in Brazil with Global Crossroads, your internship project is supervised by experienced and qualified professionals. In most of the cases, the head of the project will serve as the supervisor of your internship program. The supervisors are experts in their respective fields where they will help you with any problem you have and mentor you p till the completion of the project. Depending on your qualification and time allocated for your project, you might need to pay an additional fee of $25-$50 per week to supervisors. Please communicate with our office or our country coordinator if you need personal supervision to help you in your completion of your internship project.

College credit for internship project in Brazil

Global Crossroads does not provide college credit for its internship projects. Our local office or your supervisor will provide you with a letter and certificate on the completion of your program verifying your work as an intern and your job responsibilities as an intern. If you need college credit for your internship, please contact your own university, college or professors.


Our international interns in Brazil are provided with accommodations in a home base or with host families. Our home base is located in a safe and clean neighborhood and is near to internet cafes, local markets, local bus stop, police station and departmental store. Our home base provides comfortable bedrooms and community areas. There is a shared and furnished kitchen, television and shared bathrooms with running water and clean bathrooms. Depending on the project locations, intern accommodations are also made with host families. These families are well experienced in hosting international interns and volunteers for a very long time. Staying with host families will further immerse into the beautiful culture and Brazilian way of life.

Three meals—breakfast, lunch and dinner are served to interns. We also provide vegetarian meals to interns which they must mention about it on their application forms. The fee you kindly pay to our programs is not inclusive to other meals and beverages except for three meals.

Specific details regarding accommodations, food and contact details of the local coordinator and the supervisor will be provided in a personalized internship placement document prior to your arrival.

Free time

Our internship projects have flexible schedules and are stationed in the most alluring and incredible places of the country, so you will have a lot of time to explore the arresting local landscapes and immerse onto vibrant local culture. You can utilize your free time by exploring cinematic towns, scintillating beaches, stunning mountains and green rainforest. Although we don't generally arrange activities for our interns, our local team of staffs will help you with necessary information for your various free time activities. There is lots of travelling and fun options which our local team of staffs will help you choose the best options.