During the last decades, Rio’s economy development has impressively growth and became the second most important engine of Brazil’s economy, right after Sao Paulo which has the country commercial and industrial dominance. With more than 11 million inhabitants, the metropolitan area of Rio is the second largest in Brazil and it is second most important port.
Rio de Janeiro is a big city with a huge inbound tourism. Every year thousands of visitors from all over the world travel to Rio to enjoy the great weather and the beautiful beaches, as well as the renowned festivity of Carnival in Rio. The services industry which supports the high demand of tourists is constantly growing and offering new opportunities every year. There are many short-term jobs in Rio, which are ideal for visitors who intend to stay for a couple of months.
In the past, Rio de Janeiro was the capital of Brazil, and by those times very important companies such as Petrobras decided to settle their headquarters in this splendid city. When the exploitation of petroleum was found, this fact attracted more enterprises, mostly related to gas, oil and petroleum industry such as Esso, Shell, etc. As a trading and financial capital city of Brazil, Rio evolved towards a modern city where job opportunities and executive business abound.
Although the services industry dominates Rio’s economy, this amazing city also has industrial production for food, chemicals, petroleum, pharmaceutical, metallurgical, textiles, among others. Rio de Janeiro will host the football World Cup in 2014 and the Olympic Games in 2016. These events will have a strong impact in Rio’s economy, and labor will be demanded for both construction and servicies. Furthermore, new investment opportunities will appear, consequently jobs opportunities in Rio.
Volunteer work in Rio is usually chosen by tourists as a way to get involved with the local culture and to help the poorer people. It is easiest for professionals to find a volunteer job in a NGO but it is really important to pick the right NGO and get all necessary information about its background.
Teaching english or any other language might be a great opportunity for earning money. Tourists who intend to teach their native language should contact language schools or offer their services directly to the clients.
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