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PROGRAMS - COSTA RICA

Health - Medical

If you have experience in the medical field then you can intern in a hospital or rural clinic in various parts of Costa Rica. Responsibilities vary based on each participant’s past experience. There is also outreach programs designed to help educate the locals. If you’re a doctor, PA or medical student your help will be greatly appreciated and you’ll get to learn about healthcare from within a Costa Rican hospital. An intermediate level of Spanish is required.
  • Minimum: 4 weeks
  • Location:  Various, Costa Rica
  • Lodging/Meals:  Homestay family with breakfast and dinner provided daily. Bathrooms are shared with the host family.

Microfinance

In this program, you’ll work in a microfinance organization committed to offering business support and training to Costa Rican communities, specifically with small entrepreneurs.  You may work with female led groups and organizations, small businesses and other organizations to find, create and coordinate and evaluate development projects.  The goal is to help communities earn a higher income, make the area better for business, and help the small businesses find markets to focus on.  You should have an intermediate to advanced level of Spanish.  Knowledge of marketing, finance, accounting and business administration is desired.

  • Minimum: 4 weeks
  • Location:  Various, Costa Rica
  • Lodging/Meals:  Homestay family with breakfast and dinner provided daily. Bathrooms are shared with the host family.