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Internships

INTERNSHIP DATES, DURATION, AND FEES 

FOUR-WEEK INTERNSHIP - $1,985


HALF ACADEMIC & HALF INTERNSHIP PROGRAM - $3,970

Make the most of your international education experience by completing the four-week Summer I or Summer II program at the Universidad de Costa Rica and extending your stay with an internship for a total of eight weeks or more. This program is ideal to gain valuable linguistic skills and put them into practice in a business setting. 


CUSTOMIZE YOUR INTERNSHIP

MLSA's internships can be arranged for custom dates and lengths throughout the year dependent upon availability. Contact us for additional information.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM FEE?


Pre-Departure Services

  • Internship opportunities investigation prior to selection
  • Placement in internship option of choice
  • A Pre-Departure information packet about your internship
  • Tips and advice about your stay in Costa Rica

In-Country Services

  • Housing in a host family
  • Board (2-3 meals per day dependent upon work schedule) for the period of the internship.
  • Air-Port pick up* dependent on internship
  • Field supervisor on-site (assigned by host organization)
  • MLSA Internship supervisor on-site
  • Neighborhood Orientation by MLSA supervisor
  • On-site orientation
  • Coordination between your field supervisor, MLSA supervisor and home-university/institution
  • Academic advising and counseling for the duration of the internship.
  • Personal support and assistance from US staff before, during, and after the internship
  • Field Experience
  • Evaluation of your internship by the field supervisor and MLSA internship supervisor
  • Excursions or activities organized when available


NOT INCLUDED:

  • Airfare
  • Local transportation, such as in-country daily commuting to and from work or local travel.
  • Airport pick up *In most cases, airport pickup is arranged by the MLSA supervisor or host family. MLSA will notify students if for any reason it cannot be provided.
  • Spending money.
  • Personal expenses (students will need roughly $200 a week for personal expenses)
  • Travel and work health insurance
  • Optional Excursions

Contact us to explore your internship possibilities.

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