Costa Rica - San Jose Medical Internship

Location: Costa Rica: San Jose

Program Duration: 7-12 Months, 3-6 Months, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks

Dates: Year Round

GoEco - Top Volunteer Organization

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Phone: US: +1 646 240 4545 UK: +44 203 318 4004 AUS: +61 2 8014 9393 IL: +972 77 5527000

Fax: +972 153 77 5527000


Immerse yourself into the Costa Rican health care system with this internship in San Jose! Interns will usually get the opportunity to work one-on-one with a medical professional, whom they will be shadowing throughout the internship. Interns will work in either assisted living facilities or small, local clinics.

Duties include aiding in patient consultations and medicine prescriptions, assisting in physical examinations, aiding in processing, reporting and interpreting laboratory tests, and more.

Exact internship placements and tasks are determined by a number of factors, including Spanish language skills and qualifying credentials. This internship is open to pre-med, medical, and nursing students as well as certified professionals.

Intern Types
  • Biology
  • Nursing
  • Medicine
  • Health Sciences
  • Biomedical Science
  • Spanish
  • English

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

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Cost Includes:

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Accommodations: Private room with a host family
Food: Breakfast and dinner are provided every day
Airport Transfers: Airport pickup is provided upon arrival
Orientation: Interns’ experience, education and Spanish level will be evaluated before the internship begins in order to determine exact tasks.
Support: Comprehensive and professional pre-departure travel guidance, 24/7 GoEco emergency hotline, experienced local field team
Certificate: A certificate will be provided upon request, following successful completion of the program.

Credit Available


Volunteer Types
  • Public Health
  • Hospital
  • Nursing
  • Medicine
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Dental
This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Home-stays

Application Process Involves
  • Resume
  • Transcript
  • Online Application
  • Disciplinary Clearance Form
Year Founded