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Get AMPED Abroad: Internships in Ecuador


Ecuador: Ambato, Mindo, Otavalo and 4 other cities


Throughout the year


First and third Monday of each month


Participants must have already completed 60 college/university credit hours. Depending on the internship a basic to intermediate Spanish level may be required.

Intern Types

  • Administrative
  • Agriculture
  • Architecture
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Horticulture
  • International Relations
  • International Trade
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Marketing, Advertising, & PR
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Photography
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration & Government
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Tourism
  • Zoology & Wildlife Sciences


  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Starting at 1,070

Program Fees Include:

Includes project set-up arrangements, three meals/day (except Sundays) airport pick-up, host family accommodations, laundry service, orientation, and 24/7 emergency in-country staff support. Spanish lessons are only available in Quito and Puerto Lopez. Participants will also receive information regarding their placement prior to their departure. Placement information, will include in-country contact information, alternative accommodations for delayed arrivals, currency exchange, phone and internet communication, laundry, etc.

Experience Required


This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African and Worldwide Participants.

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Resume
  • Transcript

Typically The Application Process Time is

2-4 weeks