If you want to distinguish yourself from your peers, the experiences gained abroad are unmatched by any internship that you'll find in the United States. Not only do international internships offer professional experience for your resume, but they have the added value of developing your intercultural competence, communication skills, multilingual abilities, and they boast the bonus of travel. All of which are relevant to employers in today's job market.
MLSA offers international internships and volunteer experiences in San Jose, Costa Rica under the mentorship of an MLSA supervisor and field supervisor. These opportunities are established in cooperation with host companies, institutions, enterprises, where the student works to gain academic experiences in a professional environment. Internships may be coordinated with your university for academic credit or completed for non-credit.
MLSA's internship experiences will:
HALF ACADEMIC & HALF INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
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.