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Internships- Interns work closely with Casa Verde staff and community members to plan and implement sustainable projects, depending on the needs of the community. Internships last 8-16 weeks, between February and July, and can be accredited. Internship projects are aligned with initiatives that are part of Casa Verde’s year-round local programming in Nicaragua, giving interns an opportunity to truly make a long-term difference!
Jr. Internships- Jr. Interns work with staff, interns, and local student leaders on a different project every week, giving participants an opportunity to learn about different approaches to sustainable development and to be a part of each projects’ success. Junior internships last 2-4 weeks.
Service Learning Teams- work for 1-3 weeks alongside local youth and community leaders in micro-business initiatives and community projects. Your team will develop 21st-century global perspectives, sharing skills and creating real community assets.
- Gain experience with a collaborative approach to sustainable community development.
- Be a part of the community by staying in a local homestay for the duration of the internship.
- Work on projects related to youth leadership and empowerment, small business entrepreneurship, environmental sustainability and education, or sexual health and education.
Improve Spanish language ability through constant interaction with native speakers.
- Make a difference in the lives of the local citizens.