Location
Multiple Locations +2
  • Online
  • Costa Rica
Length
8 weeks

Program Details

Compensation
Unpaid
Timeframe
Academic Year Fall Maymester Spring Summer Winter Year Round
Age Min.
18
Qualifications
  • Must be currently enrolled in a university or college program

Pricing

Starting Price
800
Price Details
Flexible program start dates - apply anytime!
Typically placed within 4 weeks of initial inquiry
Cost: $100 USD per week, minimum 8 weeks
Scholarships and bulk discounts are available to groups
Apply up to $300 to a future in-person program!
$300 discount to past GLP program participants
What's Included
Activities Some Activities
What's Included (Extra)

Spanish classes
Dedicated support from mentors and GLP team
Onboarding sessions
Guided placement

Jul 01, 2021
Mar 25, 2021
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About Program

Earn international work experience, immerse yourself in a new culture, and learn Spanish, all from the comfort of home. Virtual internships are the perfect way to gain cross-cultural understanding that will help you stand out in the job market. International virtual internships also provide you with experience in communicating across different time zones, cultures, and languages, giving you a more global experience than a local internship.

Our program is designed for you to gain the valuable work experience and skills you expect from an internship, and the guidance and training that will allow you to further develop your soft skills and personal competencies you need to thrive as a remote worker.

Your internship hours will be set between you and your mentor, depending on your needs. You will be assigned a mentor from the organization you are placed with who will guide you and answer your questions. Our team will be with you throughout the program to support you!

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Program Highlights

  • Dedicated mentor or supervisor, from your internship organization, who will guide you through your work placement, answer your questions, and provide you with weekly feedback
  • Engage with other colleagues and team members from the organization as the projects require
  • Communication through synchronous meetings, virtual training, email, chat, and more
  • Interaction with cultural mentors, cultural learning experiences, meet-ups, and Spanish classes
  • Onboarding workshops and training, as well as during your internship

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Sabrina
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Virtual Internships in Costa Rica - Tourism

I found my virtual internship engaging and challenging. It has been a rewarding experience to work for a company from another part of the world and learn about their culture, language, and way of conducting business. My mentor has been attentive and available; she explained my tasks and projects clearly and I felt like a member of her company. We had a constructive debriefing meeting at the end of the internship, where she gave me some very good advise to take with me into my career. Thank you!

What is your advice to future travelers on this program?
My best advise is to be curious and ask questions!
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