Portuguese Language: MIT undergrads are required to have 2 years of university-level Portuguese language training with a grade B or better or equivalent proficiency, for an internship in a company. 1 year/2 semesters (minimum) of university-level Portuguese language training with a grade B or better or equivalent proficiency, for an internhip at a university or research institution.
Standing at MIT: You must have a grade-point average of 4.0 or higher
Culture course: At least one course that introduces students to important cultural, social, and political aspects of Brazil.
Duration: 3-month summer internship (12 weeks), 6-12 month opportunities available
Training: Participating students will be expected to attend several training sessions and a weekend retreat in the spring that will address topics in Brazilian culture and society and practical questions about living in Brazil.
For summer internships, your application forms must be received by November
the preceding fall.
Please contact the manager, Karina Xavier. Review program requirements, complete your online profile and set up an appointment on the Student Portal.