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Costa Rica Internships

Intern in Costa Rica with Intern Abroad HQ and discover beautiful beaches, volcanoes, and wildlife. Choose from a wide range of short-term internship programs in Costa Rica, including Marine Biology, Environmental Conservation, Women’s Education, Special Education, Healthcare, Physiotherapy, Veterinary, Media & Advertising, and Microfinance. With affordable fees and top rated programs, Intern Abroad HQ offers the best internship opportunities in Costa Rica for students, graduates, career changers, and gap year travelers!

  • Program Fees from US$1,399 for 2 weeks
  • Includes arrangement of your placement, airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals, and 24/7 in-country support
  • Accommodation in homestays

  • Internships are based in Manuel Antonio and San Ramon de Alajuela

  • Internships begin on the first and third Monday of each month

Explore internships in Costa Rica
Fully hosted experience from US$1,399
Includes accommodation & meals
Start dates every other Monday
Intern for 2 to 24 Weeks
Spanish language lessons available
Get job-ready with our Experiential Learning Curriculum
Internships align with UN Sustainable Development Goals

Internship opportunities

Coral Restoration
Manuel Antonio
Coral Restoration internships in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
Internship Abroad in Costa Rica

Intern with a local Marine Conservation organization in Manuel Antonio. Upskill as a conservationist and contribute toward the preservation of precious ecosystems.

Environmental Conservation
San Ramon
Environmental Conservation Internships in Costa Rica
Internship Abroad in Costa Rica

Support local conservationists on sustainability projects in Costa Rica’s unique cloud rainforests and reserves. Basic Spanish language skills required.

Healthcare
San Ramon
Health and Medical Internships in Costa Rica
Internship Abroad in Costa Rica

Healthcare internships in Costa Rica are suitable for healthcare students from pre-med level and up. This is a Spanish-speaking internship.

Marine Biology
Manuel Antonio
Marine Biology internships in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
Internship Abroad in Costa Rica

Gain Marine Biology experience alongside a Marine Conservation NPO in Costa Rica. Enhance your PADI skills and support the preservation of marine ecosystems.

Media & Advertising
San Ramon
Media and Advertising Internships in Costa Rica
Internship Abroad in Costa Rica

Customized media and advertising internships are perfect for those interested in advertising and media. This is a Spanish-speaking internship.

Microfinance
San Ramon
Microfinance Internships in Costa Rica
Internship Abroad in Costa Rica

Assist local entrepreneurs in fields including lending, marketing, financial literacy, planning, accounting and more! This is a Spanish-speaking internship.

Physical Therapy
San Ramon
Physical Therapy Internships in Costa Rica
Internship Abroad in Costa Rica

An ideal internship to gain experience, supporting patients with treatments under the guidance of professionals. This is a Spanish-speaking internship.

Sustainable Business & Tourism
Manuel Antonio
Sustainable Business & Tourism internships in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
Internship Abroad in Costa Rica

Intern with a nonprofit to assist with business and growth strategy, while learning about the key pillars of sustainable development.

Veterinary & Animal Care
San Ramon
Animal and Veterinary Care
Internship Abroad in Costa Rica

Veterinary internships provide placements with vet clinics, assisting local vets and supporting treatment. Basic Spanish language skills required.

”My goal for my Environmental internship was to pinpoint where exactly my interests lie. This internship has helped me discover what area I want to continue my studies in, and how this can forge a path for my future career in Environmental Conservation. Exchanges like this have proved incredibly beneficial, as it has given me the opportunity to gain a more worldly perspective, which will only make my skills more universal.”

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