Social Justice and Development Internship Program Nicaragua
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Social Justice and Development Internship Program Nicaragua


  • Agriculture
  • Development
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • Human Rights
  • Liberal Arts
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Political Science & Politics
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Spanish
  • Sustainable Development
  • Theater, Drama, & Dance
  • Women's Studies

Year(s) Offered

Spring, Fall Semester

Participation Guidelines

Worldwide Participants.

Cost in USD per week

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Program Includes:

Airport pick-up, classes, books, internship placement and supervision, donation to internship organization, room and partial board (breakfast and dinner), laundry service, round-trip transportation from San Jose to internship site in Nicaragua, field trip expenses and a weeklong group trip to Nicaragua (excluding visa related fees) during Block I.

Experience Required



The application process entails: ICADS' online application, 2 letters of recommendation (at least one academic), and official transcript. At least one year of college Spanish or three years of high school Spanish are highly recommended to participate.

Internship placements are determined based on a number of factors, including student interests, previous experience, formal education, and level of Spanish competency. Internships with stricter requirements include those in the medical field and all placements in Nicaragua.

Application Procedures

  • Letters of Reference
  • Online Application
  • Transcript