UnoChapeco - Work abroad in Brazil

UnoChapeco International Work Exchange


Start at CMTN and gain valuable work experience while working in Brazil.

Coast Mountain College is excited to partner with the UnoChapeco Regional Community University in Chapecó, Brazil for a unique work exchange program.

Apply for a work exchange after completing one year of studies at Coast Mountain College in any field. Two students per year are eligible to apply for this funded employment opportunity.  Graduates of CMTN are also eligible for consideration.

“This is a great opportunity for students to gain an international experience and to gain valuable work experience that can be used on their resume,” said Justin Kohlman, Vice President, Academic Affairs & Provost at Coast Mountain College.

The work exchange includes a paid work term and students will receive housing and food. You may also choose to take classes for non-academic credit in English or Portuguese, which will be free of charge as part of the exchange.

UnoChapeco is located in the beautiful state of Santa Catarina in southern Brazil.

Pathway requirements

  • Successful completion of 1 year of studies from Coast Mountain College
  • Submit an email to express your interest to
  • Students will be interviewed by UnoChapeco via Skype
  • If successful, a rate of pay and term of employment will be established

For more information, please discuss with an Educational Advisor.

Further information

Learn more about what it’s like to live, work and study in Chapecó, Brazil.