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Environmental Internship in Nicaragua with FSD


Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter, Trimester, Academic Year, Throughout the year, May Term


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Internship Requirements:
- 17+ years old
- Intermediate Spanish speaking and comprehension for Latin American locations
- 9-week minimum commitment

To be a Competitive Applicant:
- Working towards or having completed a Bachelors Degree
- Educational background in Agriculture, Business, Economics, International Development, or related field
- 9+ week commitment to working in host community
- Past work, volunteer, or field experience abroad
- Basic understanding of grassroots development and experience with cultural and economic diversity

Intern Types

  • Accounting
  • Agriculture
  • Anthropology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Development
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance
  • Food Science & Nutrition
  • Forestry
  • Health Sciences
  • Human Rights
  • International Relations
  • International Trade
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Photography
  • Public Administration & Government
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Sustainable Development
  • Women's Studies


  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

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Program Fees Include:

The program fee covers all the in-country costs of your program, including the following items:

• airport pickup
• one-week orientation
• family homestay
• all meals
• basic language lessons
• development training workshops
• a midterm retreat
• in-country support from your FSD site team and U.S. staff
• seed funding for your project
• eligibility for additional project funding
• medical evacuation and traveler's health insurance

Experience Required


This Program is open to

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

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 months

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Job and Internship Network
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home