FAQs

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Preguntas?

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At Road2Argentina we have partnered with more than 50 local and international companies and organizations in order to offer top quality internships to university students and recent graduates looking to globalize their education and gain valuable professional experience in an international setting. Pursuing an internship in Buenos Aires is an ideal opportunity to practice and perfect your Spanish through experiential learning and immersion.

[/mk_icon_box][/vc_column][/mk_page_section][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][mk_divider style=”shadow_line” divider_width=”full_width” margin_top=”20″ margin_bottom=”40″][/vc_column][/vc_row][mk_page_section attachment=”scroll” bg_position=”left top” bg_repeat=”repeat” bg_stretch=”false” enable_3d=”false” speed_factor=”4″ bg_video=”no” video_mask=”false” video_opacity=”0.6″ top_shadow=”false” section_layout=”full” min_height=”100″ full_height=”false” padding_top=”10″ padding_bottom=”10″ margin_bottom=”0″ first_page=”false” last_page=”true”][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/1″][mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h1″ style=”false” color=”#386d9e” size=”18″ font_weight=”inhert” letter_spacing=”0″ margin_top=”30″ margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none” align=”center”]PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS[/mk_fancy_title][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/mk_page_section][mk_page_section attachment=”scroll” bg_position=”left top” bg_repeat=”repeat” bg_stretch=”false” enable_3d=”false” speed_factor=”4″ bg_video=”no” video_mask=”false” video_opacity=”0.6″ top_shadow=”false” section_layout=”full” min_height=”100″ full_height=”false” padding_top=”10″ padding_bottom=”10″ margin_bottom=”0″ first_page=”true” last_page=”true”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_accordions style=”fancy-style” action_style=”accordion-action” open_toggle=”0″ container_bg_color=”#fff”][vc_accordion_tab title=”AGE REQUIREMENT? ACCEPT PARTICIPANTS FROM ALL COUNTRIES?” icon=”icon-level-up”][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]The minimum age to participate in our program is 18 years of age. Exceptions can be made for those who are 17 and have expressed written permission to travel from their parents/guardians. We welcome Roadies from all over of the world![/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”DO I NEED A VISA TO STUDY IN ARGENTINA?” icon=”moon-profile”][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]Citizens of many countries do not need a visa to enter Argentina. Please refer to the Argentine Office of Immigrations website to view the complete list of countries and their visa requirements[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][/vc_accordions][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_accordions style=”fancy-style” action_style=”accordion-action” open_toggle=”0″ container_bg_color=”#fff”][vc_accordion_tab title=”DO I HAVE TO PAY A FEE TO ENTER ARGENTINA?” icon=”icon-money”][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]Citizens from the United States, Canada and Australia are required to pay a reciprocity entry fee before traveling to Argentina. After you sign up for our program, we will send you detailed information on how to pay this fee online.[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”IS THERE A SPANISH LEVEL REQUIREMENT TO PARTICIPATE?” icon=”moon-spell-check”][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]For most participants Road2Argentina does not require a minimum Spanish level as we offer placements in Spanish and English. There are two exceptions to this rule:

  • For those students who are beginner (A1 and A2) Spanish level we require that you take at least one week of Spanish classes with us during your first week in Buenos Aires. This can be taken at the same time as another internship or volunteer placement or as a separate week.
  • Some specific placements require higher levels of Spanish than others, in this case we will work with you to find the right fit between your abilities and your goals.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][/vc_accordions][/vc_column][/mk_page_section][mk_page_section attachment=”scroll” bg_position=”left top” bg_repeat=”repeat” bg_stretch=”false” enable_3d=”false” speed_factor=”4″ bg_video=”no” video_mask=”false” video_opacity=”0.6″ top_shadow=”false” section_layout=”full” min_height=”100″ full_height=”false” padding_top=”10″ padding_bottom=”10″ margin_bottom=”0″ first_page=”true” last_page=”true”][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/1″][mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h1″ style=”false” color=”#386d9e” size=”18″ font_weight=”inhert” letter_spacing=”0″ margin_top=”30″ margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none” align=”center”]GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION[/mk_fancy_title][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/mk_page_section][mk_page_section attachment=”scroll” bg_position=”left top” bg_repeat=”repeat” bg_stretch=”false” enable_3d=”false” speed_factor=”4″ bg_video=”no” video_mask=”false” video_opacity=”0.6″ top_shadow=”false” section_layout=”full” min_height=”100″ full_height=”false” padding_top=”10″ padding_bottom=”10″ margin_bottom=”0″ first_page=”true” last_page=”true”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_accordions style=”fancy-style” action_style=”accordion-action” open_toggle=”0″ container_bg_color=”#fff”][vc_accordion_tab title=”WHAT IS THE AVERAGE AGE OF THE STUDENTS IN YOUR PROGRAM?” icon=”moon-vcard”][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]We receive Roadies of all ages, the majority of whom fall between the ages of 18 and 30.[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”HOW CAN I RECEIVE UNIVERSITY CREDIT FOR MY PROGRAM?” icon=”moon-medal-2″][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]Many students are able to receive university credit for our programs. We suggest that our students make an appointment with an academic adviser from their home university in order to determine procedures for receiving credit. At the end of your Road2Argentina experience upon request you will receive a certificate, official transcript or letter of recommendation, depending on what program you have completed.[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][/vc_accordions][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_accordions style=”fancy-style” action_style=”accordion-action” open_toggle=”0″ container_bg_color=”#ffffff”][vc_accordion_tab title=”WILL I BE CLOSE TO MY CLASSES AND/OR PLACEMENT?” icon=”moon-home-3″][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]We place you as close as possible to where you will be taking classes, interning or volunteering. All of our accommodation placements are within short walking distance to public transportation, making it easy to travel to your placement or anywhere else in the city.[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”HOW DO I APPLY? DO I HAVE TO PAY TO APPLY?” icon=”moon-pen-2″][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]You can apply for any of our programs through our online application form. Inquiring about our program is free and does not imply any commitment. To apply to any Road2Argentina program and reserve your spot there is a US$50, US$100 or US$150 fee depending on which program you chose.[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][/vc_accordions][/vc_column][/mk_page_section][mk_page_section attachment=”scroll” bg_position=”left top” bg_repeat=”repeat” bg_stretch=”false” enable_3d=”false” speed_factor=”4″ bg_video=”no” video_mask=”false” video_opacity=”0.6″ top_shadow=”false” section_layout=”full” min_height=”100″ full_height=”false” padding_top=”10″ padding_bottom=”10″ margin_bottom=”0″ first_page=”true” last_page=”true”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/1″][mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h1″ style=”false” color=”#386d9e” size=”18″ font_weight=”inhert” letter_spacing=”0″ margin_top=”30″ margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none” align=”center”]BEFORE YOUR ARRIVAL[/mk_fancy_title][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][mk_padding_divider size=”40″][vc_accordions style=”fancy-style” action_style=”accordion-action” open_toggle=”0″ container_bg_color=”#fff”][vc_accordion_tab title=”WHEN SHOULD I ARRIVE FOR MY PROGRAM?” icon=”icon-plane”][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]All of our programs begin on Friday, therefore you should arrive Thursday or early Friday morning giving you enough time to make it to our orientation Friday afternoon. Once you pay the registration fee, you will arrange an arrival date with your Road2Argentina program adviser based on your specific needs.[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”WHAT SHOULD I PACK?” icon=”moon-briefcase”][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]We recommend packing light and leaving extra space in your suitcase, as we know you will want to take advantage of the great shopping and the favorable exchange rate in Argentina. Other packing ideas can be found in our pre-departure information that we send you after registering. Remember that Argentina is located in the southern hemisphere therefore has the opposite seasons as the northern hemisphere. Winters are mild and summers are hot.[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”WHAT ARE MY PAYMENT OPTIONS? WHEN IS PAYMENT DUE?” icon=”icon-money”][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]Final program payment should be made by bank transfer and is due four weeks before your program is scheduled to begin. You will receive an invoice with specific payment information after you complete the registration process.[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][/vc_accordions][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/1″][mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h1″ style=”false” color=”#386d9e” size=”18″ font_weight=”inhert” letter_spacing=”0″ margin_top=”30″ margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none” align=”center”]AFTER YOUR ARRIVAL[/mk_fancy_title][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][mk_padding_divider size=”40″][vc_accordions style=”fancy-style” action_style=”accordion-action” open_toggle=”0″ container_bg_color=”#fff”][vc_accordion_tab title=”HOW DO I GET FROM THE AIRPORT TO MY ACCOMMODATION?” icon=”moon-bus”][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]Road2Argentina will arrange for a car to pick you up from the airport and take you to your accommodation. There is no additional cost for this service. Before traveling to Argentina, we will send you detailed instructions regarding where to go once you arrive at the airport. Airport transfer back to the airport after completing your program is not included but we can certainly help you arrange it.[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”HOW WILL I MEET OTHER PEOPLE AND MAKE FRIENDS WHILE IN ARGENTINA?” icon=”moon-people”][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]You will begin your stay in Argentina with a program orientation where you will have the opportunity to meet other Roadies who are doing a variety of programs with. You will also make new friends at our weekly group activities, monthly group dinner, and other social outings.

  • Each week we organize two group activities: a cultural excursion and mate & medialunas get-together at our office. In addition to this, you will meet other participants at your course or placement, at your accommodation (homestay, international house, or shared apartment) and while exploring Buenos Aires! We provide many opportunities for Roadies to get to know each other! Furthermore we will provide you with a cell phone for the duration of your program so you will be able to keep in touch with new people you meet.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”WILL I HAVE TIME TO TRAVEL? HOW DO I ARRANGE TRIPS?” icon=”moon-history”][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]Yes! Weekend excursions are convenient, inexpensive and easy to arrange. Argentina is the country with the most national holidays in the world, so you will have many long weekends to choose from! Just let us know where you want to go and when and we can help you arrange a trip. We offer inexpensive packages to many locations such as: Iguazú Falls, Mendoza, Bariloche, Córdoba, Puerto Madryn, the Atlantic Coast, etc. We also arrange special day-trips to Colonia, Uruguay and gaucho ranches. You name it, we can help you plan it![/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”WILL PEOPLE FROM MY HOME COUNTRY BE ABLE TO CALL ME ON MY CELL PHONE?” icon=”icon-mobile-phone”][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]Yes! Your friends and family can reach you on your cell phone. And of course the many technological advances making it easier to communicate with people around the globe such as: Skype, Whatsapp, and email.[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][/vc_accordions][/vc_column][/mk_page_section][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][mk_divider style=”shadow_line” divider_width=”full_width” margin_top=”20″ margin_bottom=”40″][/vc_column][/vc_row]