- Gain international experience along with the knowledge and skills that you will need for future career.
- Immerse in a local language, expand global awareness & increase understanding of different cultures.
- Gain various job skills and opportunities and stand out among other candidates.
- Enjoy your adventure in total safety with secure facilities that have been extensively vetted.
- Join an incredibly affordable program trusted by over 20,000 since 2003.
Do you want to be part of a team trying to save endangered species in one of the most pristine locations in the world? Are you motive in live in a rustic but beautiful landscape and work with scientists to track turtles and save their environment? Sea turtles of Costa Rica are beautiful creatures. Their presence and general health also indicate ongoing environmental depletion and degradation. When you are a sea turtle intern in Costa Rica, you will focus on protecting turtle population with habitat preservation and breeding supervision.
As a participant, you will safeguard turtle habitats and monitor their breeding. You will also help to decrease poaching and help to secure healthy turtle nests. You will also participate in different programs planned and organized by the ministry of environment. You will preserve turtle habitats, work with hydroponics greenhouse, patrol and collect eggs during nighttime, document data of turtles, nest temperatures and population, prevent the predators, monitor and release hatchings, prepare chemical fertilizers and promote campaigns among others.
Tailored and professionally supervised Costa Rica turtle internship program helps to acquire valuable conservation skills and to bolster your resume. You will get a chance to explore turtles' life cycles, habitats and breeding. Furthermore, you will get a chance to explore more about marine habitats, beautiful marine coastlines and the impacts of ongoing global climate change on them.
Interns below the age of 18 years will need to provide proof of parental consent. It will be helpful to have basic Spanish skills for this program, though not mandatory.