Intern Abroad in Central America

190 Internships Abroad Programs in Central America

ELI-Experiential Learning International

ELI is offering agricultural, education, health, and women's empowerment internships in Central America. Most Experiential Learning International internship program in Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica require participants to have intermediate Spanish language skills and a background in the chosen field. Interns are housed with host families for the duration of the program.


CISaboad offers customized internship programs in Costa Rica. Participants get the chance to gain work experience that matches their personal requirements and career goals. They can also enjoy a host of exciting experiences while working abroad, such as zip lining in the rain forest and exploring nearby volcanoes.

Internships Abroad with Cross-Cultural Solutions

Experience working alongside locals in Costa Rica or Guatemala with Cross-Cultural Solutions. Participants can join programs for a total of 12 weeks. This CCS internship program offers a variety of field placements, some of which include, Social Sciences, Health Sciences, and Occupational and Environmental Health.

Internship programs with Global Vision International

Obtain cross-cultural internship experience with GVI in Costa Rica. Interns can develop skills in their field of choice while learning more about the culture of Costa Rica. Internship placements are available in Environmental Management, Horticulture, and many more areas. Interested individuals from around the globe are welcomed to apply.

Maximo Nivel: Volunteer and Internships

Maximo Nivel's volunteer and internship projects in Peru, Costa Rica, and Guatemala provide unique opportunities to live and work internationally while experiencing the countries’ rich cultural diversity and building your proficiency in the Spanish language.


Intern in Central America with Adelante International Internships and Study Abroad. The program, based in the Costa Rican capital city of San Jose, includes placements in Journalism, Media, Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations. Participants can choose between going on a non-academic and academic internships. Accommodation with a host family is provided.

Institute for Cultural Ecology

Take advantage of the opportunity to work with an international organization in Central America through a program with Institute for Global Studies. Participants from all over the world can take part in a internship program throughout the year. A wide array of internship placements are offered, including Journalism, Archaeology, Hospitality, and Photography.

Intrax Global Internships

Gain work experience in Central America by joining an internship program. Intrax Global Internships has internships that focus on various fields, including Physical Therapy, Social Sciences, and Urban and Regional Planning. Interns may also explore exotic caves, hike to the Mayan ruins, or dive in the reefs while on location. Programs are open to worldwide participants aged 18 and up.

Intern in San Jose, Costa Rica with World Internships

As the capital of Costa Rica, San José is an important city and major hub, making it an awesome location for students, recent graduates, and pre-professionals to intern in a variety of fields. Its lush landscapes and diverse ecosystems are perfect for internships in biology, conservation, education, environmental studies, and sustainable development. As a popular tourist destination, Costa Rica...

ISA (International Studies Abroad)

The welcoming Central American environment is ideal for interns to broaden their horizons with various internship types offered by ISA, in the region. Based in Costa Rica, participants will undergo an extensive internship program aimed at sharpening their capabilities and becoming ready for an international career in the future.

Internship Programs with Projects Abroad

Projects Abroad offers a unique opportunity to experience the natural environment and the vibrant culture of Central America through international work placement. Work side by side with local employees and other interns in the various industries such as Biomedical Sciences, Media, and Education.

Dream Careers

In today’s competitive global economy, international internship experience is a valuable addition to any portfolio. With Dream Careers, create your own internship success by taking advantage of our internship placement guarantee.

Foundation for Sustainable Development

Foundation for Sustainable Development has 53 programs in 8 different locations. Programs are offered in Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, India, Kenya and 3 other countries.

Join Frontier for a Journey of a Lifetime!

Live and work with an energetic and enthusiastic staff while you complete your internship in Central America. Interns will be working with NGOs in the fields of wildlife conservation, teaching, and community building. They will be joining Frontier participants who are making groundbreaking contributions and also explore local attractions.