Request for Letter of Recommendation
ABOUT THE PUENTES ABROAD INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Puentes Abroad builds bridges to connect undergraduate students and recent graduates with professional and cultural opportunities in Latin America. Through our flagship internship program, we provide enthusiastic students and young professionals with customized and meaningful internships in Buenos Aires, Argentina, together with personalized professional development, engaging cultural activities, and constant support before, during, and after the Puentes adventure. You can learn more about our comprehensive internship program on our Overview page. Starting in 2019, we are also offering internship opportunities in Montevideo, Uruguay.
OUR IDEAL APPLICANT
The Puentes experience is ideal for individuals who are eager to learn outside the classroom and who enjoy creative problem solving and tackling new experiences with an open mind and an optimistic enthusiasm. We value diversity and encourage people from all walks of life to join us in the Puentes adventure. Visit Criteria and Eligibility for further information.
PURPOSE OF THE LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION
We ask each applicant to submit two letters of recommendation (in English or Spanish) from former or current professors, mentors, or supervisors. These letters are sent together with the applicant's professional resume to internship sites which we believe would be a good match for the applicant. Internship sites appreciate the extra insight provided through the recommendations in order to evaluate each candidate before having a phone or Skype interview.
LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION FORM AND UPLOAD
Please complete the brief form below and upload your letter of recommendation.
Many thanks in advance for your support of this candidate. If you know any other students or young professionals who would be interested in interning in Argentina or Uruguay, we would appreciate it if you could Nominate candidates for the Puentes program and our scholarships.