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Live the Osa: A Costa Rica Internship and Immersion Program

Term

Throughout the year

Dates

Year-round

Qualifications

* At least 18 years of age
* Presently an enrolled college student or recent college graduate
* Some Spanish background is a plus, but not required
* Some travel experience is useful, but not required
* Must have desire, confidence, motivation and leadership skills
* Must be flexible and open to new ideas and cultures
* Must be physically and mentally able to live in a small village in a tropical climate

Intern Types

  • Accounting
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Sciences
  • Biology
  • Counseling
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culinary Arts & Cooking
  • Dentistry
  • Ecology
  • Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • Hospitality
  • International Relations
  • Law
  • Marine Science
  • Mathematics
  • National Park
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Sales
  • Spanish
  • Sustainable Development
  • Zoology & Wildlife Sciences

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

400 a week

Program Fees Include:

* Application fee
* 10 one-on-one Spanish classes
* Lodging (with local family)
* Three meals a day (if eaten with the family)
* Internship logistics, training and oversight
* Bicycle use (during entire stay)

Experience Required

no

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently

Application Process Involves

  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Letters of Reference
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Physical Exam/Health Records

Typically The Application Process Time is

3 months

Post Services Include

  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home