• UFSJ – The Federal University of São João del Rei welcomes our Portuguese Flagship Students.

     

    The Dean of International Affairs of UFSJ, Dr. Liliane de Assis Sade, made a video with the Rector of UFSJ, Dr. Valéria Kemp, a team of Professors, Staff and others to welcome the PFP students.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

    UFSJ welcomes Portuguese Flagship students
  • Portuguese Flagship Program Internship Opportunities for Students

    Portuguese Flagship Students have the opportunity to intern in a variety of organization located in Brazil such as Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Moodys, Imagem Corporativa, Museu da Língua Portuguesa and others. The internship opportunities provide students with hands-on experience in their field of study and potential future work environments. Cohort 1 shared their internship experience with PFP Director and collaborators. 

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    Portuguese Flagship Program Internship Opportunities for Students
  • The Fourth Cohort is in Brazil for their Capstone Year.

     

    The fourth cohort of PFP students arrived in Brazil in February, 2016 for their Capstone Year. Their Capstone Year consists of intensive Portuguese instruction and university coursework at UFSJ (Universidade Federal de São João del Rei), an internship in a field related to each student’s major and professional interests, while experiencing the multicultural and vibrant Brazilian culture.                              

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    4th Cohort in Brazil for Their capstone Year
  • The Third Cohort is back from their Capstone Year in Brazil.

     

    The third cohort of PFP students arrived in Brazil in February 2015, and are back from their Capstone Year this December 2015 . Their Capstone Year consists of intensive Portuguese instruction and university coursework at UFSJ (Universidade Federal de São João del Rei), and an internship in a field related to each student’s major and professional interests.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

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    3rd Cohort Back From their Capstone Year in Brazil
  • The Second Cohort back from their Capstone Year in Brazil 

    The second cohort of PFP students has arrived from their Capstone Year in Brazil last December. Their Capstone Year has consisted of intensive Portuguese instruction and university coursework at UNESP (Universidade Estadual Paulista), and an internship in a field related to each student’s major and professional interests.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    2nd Cohort Back From Their Capstone Year in Brazil
  • The First Cohort of PFP Students return to the United States after spending their Capstone Year in Brazil

    The first cohort of PFP students arrived home in December 2013 after spending their Capstone Year in Brazil and talk about this amazing experience . Their Capstone Year has consisted of intensive Portuguese instruction and university coursework at UNESP (Universidade Estadual Paulista), and an internship in a field related to each student’s major and professional interests.

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    First Cohort of PFP Students
  • Where the Jobs Are: Brazil

    The Portuguese Flagship Program at UGA does much more than teach Portuguese and send students on study abroad programs. It can also serve as a stepping stone into an international career in which a high level of Portuguese proficiency and overseas professional experience is particularly valuable. In 2012 Brazil overtook the UK as the sixth largest economy in the world. Read this CNN article, and follow the interactive graph below, to understand why so many young professionals today are seeking work opportunities in Brazil.

    Where the jobs are: Brazil.