Internships at Ongresso

Practice your Spanish and learn new skills

At Ongresso you are not ‘just an intern’ but a valuable member of our team. You will work with talented professionals from all over the world who will share their passion for Latin America with you and teach you invaluable skills for your future career.

We are searching for

•4 interns in Marketing
•2 interns in Finance
•1 intern in Customer Success
•1 intern in Sales
•1 intern in Operations

Internship Cycles: 4 Cycles per year
Application Period:

1st from Dec. 1 to Dec. 20
2nd from 1 to 20 Mar
3rd from Jun 20 to Jul 10
4th from 1 to 20 Oct

“Our internships offer young, ambitious talents the opportunity to gain first-class international work experience.”

The amazing team at Ongresso will teach you new skills that will be invaluable for your future career and provide you with exceptional insights into Latin American business and culture.”

Daniel Breitenmoser

Co-founder & CEO – Ongresso

Through the internship at Ongresso I was able to practice my Spanish and expand my skills in marketing. The team really infected me with their passion for Latin America.

Johanna Lemke

From Germany

The amazing team at Ongresso helped me develop new skills, improve my Spanish and see how much impact an intern can have. Highly recommended!

 Tim Stingelin

From Switzerland

The Ongresso traineeship offers a unique possibility to learn simultaneously about the internationalization process of a firm and the Latin American business culture.

Mohammed Mahmoud

From Switzerland

Remote Internships at Ongresso


  • Are passionate about Latin America and believe in its huge potential
  • Love to travel, learn foreign languages and interact with people from different cultures
  • Hate to lose and never turn down a good challenge
  • Obsess over numbers and constantly measure the outcome of your actions
  • Figure out how to fix it instead of who’s to blame


Ongresso is a market expansion consultancy with an exclusive focus on Latin America. We assist our international clients in successfully setting up and expanding their presence in this dynamic yet complex region. We are deeply rooted in Latin America since 2010 and have helped 100+ international clients unlock the region’s potential through our expertise, our high-quality market entry consulting services and our deep network across the region. We also:

  • Work to unlock the massive human and economic potential of Latin America
  • Follow our own path and aren’t afraid to make mistakes
  • Admire self-starters who follow their passion instead of the mainstream
  • Care more about your intelligence and values than your professional background

What we are looking for:

Ongresso is always looking for curious and proactive remote interns for various areas of our company such as marketing, finance, sales and customer success.


  • English native or fluent (min. C1)
  • Conversational Spanish (min. B2)
  • German, Dutch, French fluency is a plus
  • You are Colombian OR currently /soon pursuing an exchange semester in Colombia
  • Student in final semesters of Bachelor or in Masters level
  • All majors are welcome to apply but focus usually is on business, international relations, economics, journalism
  • Interest in Latin American business and politics; ability to put current news in context 
  • Independent and detail-oriented way of working
  • Strong communicator, outgoing personality, not afraid to ask questions
  • Minimum duration of internship: 4 months

Why you should choose Ongresso for your next internship:

  • Get hands on experience in international business consulting with focus on Latin America
  • Work in a small team on diverse assignments
  • Immerse yourself in Latin culture, build friendships and practice your Spanish on a daily basis 
  • Opportunity to make a real impact and take the lead in internal projects, based on your experience and proactivity
  • Get real insights into international management consulting and how international companies entry new markets
  • Gain valuable insights into doing business in Latin America and build a network of contacts in the region
  • Participate as equal team member in virtual and on site team meetings, team lunches and annual offsite events
  • Valuable letter of recommendation at the end of your internship
  • Travel voucher to celebrate the successful termination of your internship and get to know the beauty of Colombia
  • Become part of the exclusive Ongresso intern community 

Are you ready to make some real-life business experience in Latin America? Then we look forward to hearing from you!  Send your CV and application letter to (video messages win extra points!). We’re interested to know who you are, what skills you have and why you want to become the next Ongresso intern!