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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Fall Session 1, Fall Session 2, Spring Session 1, Spring Session 2, Summer, Summer Session 1, Summer Session 2
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  • Program Sponsor: Center for International Studies 
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Summer, Winter / Spring
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Internship Minimum Class Standing: 2 Junior
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Area of Study: Arts, Business, Communication Studies, Cultural and Linguistic Immersion, Ecology, Education, Environmental Studies, International Business, Latin American Studies, Law, Political Science, Spanish Language
Program Description:
You will most likely be living in Costa Rica’s capital, beautiful San José, where you’ll work at a custom international internship placement. You can gain practical skills in your major and really boost your résumé with international experience! When you’re not working, you can look forward to exploring Costa Rica’s rainforests, going zip-lining and sipping coffee at local cafés. 

Spanish language classes – Study Spanish abroad and learn in a more immersive environment than you ever thought possible!

Custom internship in Costa Rica – Gain practical experience in an internship selected for you from among fields as diverse as business, education, design, art, journalism, tourism, and engineering. Get a leg up in the job market!

An astounding country – Great excursions are included with your internship in Costa Rica. Take a city tour with your fellow study abroad students, wander through the local markets, and try some exotic tropical fruit as you explore the rain forest!

Idyllic setting – You’ll be just minutes from the heart of the capital of Costa Rica, and you will get to explore both the city and the beautiful national parks, picturesque mountain villages, and relaxed beach towns found nearby.

Fun outside the classroom – Your school has weekly dance classes, yoga, intramural sports, martial arts classes, Costa Rican cooking classes, religious organizations, volunteer opportunities, and more.

360° Networking Toolkit - You will receive business cards, resume/interview coaching, and an internship completion certificate. You’ll also gain access to a seminar series on topics such as developing and maximizing a LinkedIn account, interview expectations, adding the experience to your resume, and more! Jump-start your career with the CISabroad global network!

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 07/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019-2020 07/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.