Do your internship in an international work environment

Develop your work skills with a internship in France, Costa Rica, Guatemala or Nicaragua.

Internships - Programs Abroad - EIL Ecuador

Internships (Pre-professional Practice)

You will have the opportunity to do an internship in an international work environment, developing different skills in addition to benefiting from the experience of living in another culture.

Application periods and program lengths are flexible for this program.

Improve your skills in different academic and/or work fields through participation in a structured and guided program. Gaining work experience abroad is a very attractive asset in the national labor market.

Where are the internship programs?

Costa Rica

  • Costa Rica has undoubtedly developed tourism and hospitality fields to its full potential, and is today a favorite destination
  • It has natural areas and ecological reserves ideal for interns in environmental fields:
    • Ranarium
    • Pacific Marine Park
    • Hotel and conservation projects of sea turtles
  • Internships of 2-3 months’ duration in order to take advantage of the semester break from university


  • France is known worldwide for its gastronomy
  • The possibility of entering into the French labor market, improving one’s language skills and enjoying a paid experience
  • Internships of 2-3 months’ duration in order  to take advantage of the semester break from university
  • Internships available in:
    • Restaurants
    • Hotels
    • Sales
    • Resorts

Guatemala and Nicaragua

  • Central American countries with the possibility of pre-professional training in the area of health, microfinance, and cooperatives.
  • Aimed for students with knowledge of:
    • Business
    • Business Administration
    • Accounting
    • Finance-audits
    • Nutrition
    • Dentistry
    • Physiotherapy
    • Medicine
  • Internships of 2-3 months’ duration in order to take advantage of the semester break from university


  • Age: 22-26  years old
  • High motivation and relative maturity
  • Have a passport valid for more than 6 months
  • For the programs in France, you will need an intermediate or advanced level of French


Internship includes

  • Airport pick-up service
  • Accident and health insurance
  • Orientation
  • Coordination with host organization
  • Accommodation
  • Supervision and monitoring for the duration of the program
  • Certificate of program participation
  • Advice for visa application
  • Bank transfer fees and taxes

Our partners for this program:

Costs EIL Ecuador

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How old should I be to apply?

Between 22 and 26 years

Do I need to have a certain knowledge of the professional area in which I want to do my internship?

Yes, at least 4 semesters or 2 years of education within the professional area of the internship

Is there a minimum and a maximum time of stay?

Yes, 8 weeks is the minimum and 12 weeks is the maximum, depending on the destination

How long before I want to do my internship do I need to apply?

We should receive your application 3 to 4 months before the internship begins

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