Operations Intern

With us at Proyecto Peru

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Project Profile

  • Field: Business, Tourism
  • Type: Internship
  • Minimum stay: 8 weeks
  • Working hours: Monday to Friday from 8am until 6pm
  • Spanish: Basic/Intermediate
  • Donation: $50 once
Operations Intern

Project description

With this internship you get the opportunity to work in the operational department. You will assist in all types of activities, from supporting students in their projects, to giving introduction tours, organizing weekly activities, and support in the organization of accommodation, internships, volunteer projects and more.

As an assistant in the operational department, you get the unique experience of getting to know local projects and families. As you will be communicating with local families and projects, you have to be able to communicate in Spanish.

Moreover, in this position you will be directly in contact with both clients and providers.

You will work with clients from all over the world, from the United States, Europe, Asia, and other Latin American nationalities.

Clients will come to you with questions, problems, comments, or maybe just a chat. You will be one of the faces of the company and will provide high-quality customer service.

Operations Intern


  • Organizing weekly activities for the volunteers: From salsa class to international food night, treasure hunt, and more
  • Bringing new students to their projects and provide introductions
  • Support in evaluation meetings / processs with clients
  • Support staff in administrative work
  • Provide high-quality customer service
  • ... And much more! (depends on your personal preferences and initiatives)

What are we looking for?

For this position we are looking for someone with:

  • A social and open personality
  • Skills in flexibility and adaptability, due to the cultural differences
  • A genuine interest (and related study) in international business, quality management, customer service, languages, and/or organization and management
  • Language skills: Basic/intermediate spanish, fluent English
  • Skills in planning and organization
  • Skills in customer service

What are we offering?

At Proyecto Peru we offer a challenging and fun learning experience most preferably starting yearround. Proyecto Peru can’t offer a financial compensation, because of country regulations, but can give you a discount on your shared apartment stay.

So are you looking for an internship in an international environment? In which you can practice your Spanish and English language skills (sometimes French and German as well), where you can learn more about the business and marketing structures, sales management, social media, and more?

Then this could be the internship for you!

Project hours

You will work fulltime with flexible working hours.

Good to know

If you are interested, please send your CV and Motivation letter to office@proyectoperucentre.org

Be proactive and take initiative!