Sustainable Internships with Mayan Communities in Yucatan
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Sustainable Internships with Mayan Communities in Yucatan


  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Business
  • Civil Engineering
  • Development
  • Ecology
  • Education
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance
  • Hospitality
  • Linguistics
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Spanish
  • Sustainable Development
  • Tourism

Participation Guidelines

Worldwide Participants.

Cost in USD per week

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Program Includes:

* Transportation from the airport at Merida

* Orientation

* Placement

* Accommodation with a host family

* Breakfast and dinner daily

* 24-hour in-country support

Experience Required



Volunteer Internship programs with Mayan communities are available for professionals and last year students in the areas of finance, environmental science, engineering and education. This is a unique opportunity for students, professionals and experts who want to put their knowledge to help indigenous communities in the western region of Yucatan. These positions require a minimum commitment of 3 months.Participants in this program are required to have an intermediate level of Spanish language.

Application Procedures

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Written Application