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Intern Abroad in Costa Rica with IAHQ

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 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$1,357 for 2 weeks
  • Includes arrangement of your placement, airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals, and 24/7 in-country support
  • Accommodation in homestays

  • Based in San Ramon de Alajuela and neighboring towns

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

Explore internships in Costa Rica
Fully hosted experience from US$1,357
Includes accommodation & meals
Start dates every other Monday
Intern for 2 to 24 Weeks
Spanish language lessons available
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Internships align with UN Sustainable Development Goals

Internship opportunities

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

Support environmental conservation in Costa Rica’s unique cloud rainforests and reserves. Help local conservationists on sustainability projects that matter!

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. Placements include clinics and hospitals.

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

Customized media and advertising internships in Costa Rica. Interns must have proficient Spanish language skills for placements in this field.

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

Microfinance internships in Costa Rica assist local entrepreneurs in fields including lending, marketing, financial literacy, planning, accounting and more!

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

An ideal internship for students wanting to gain experience, supporting patients with treatments under the guidance of professionals.

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

Veterinary internships in Costa Rica provide placements with vet clinics, assisting local vets and supporting care to domestic animals.

”During my time here I was able to see how the therapists and staff navigated various situations and obstacles when it came to administrative tasks in the clinic. I felt extremely welcomed and accepted at my placement. They cared that I felt comfortable during my time working there and were genuinely interested in learning about my culture and background, as well as helping me learn about and acclimatize to theirs.”

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