Affiliate

We work with the Monteverde community, local organizations, government institutions and grassroots groups, so they can identify the main issues in the zone and work with us in order to create new solutions with our different programs.

Personal Information

For what dates are you applying?
How did you hear about the Monteverde Institute’s internship program?
Do you have financial support for this program? If, so please explain (please include source and indicate whether it is complete or partial support)

Education

University(s) or other Institution(s):

Experience

Spanish Proficiency

In 1-3 sentences for each, please list Spanish level of proficiency in the following

Internship Preference

Please select three possible internships in which you would like to be placed (in order of preference, see “Description Booklet: Internships” web link for a complete list)
Please indicate whether you are interested in taking Spanish classes during your internship:
Please indicate whether you are interested in taking modules during your internship (see “Modules and Pricing” for complete information):
Please answer the following question in 500 words or less
Why would you like to participate in this program?
Please address the following: Your interest in the selected internships
• What you believe you can contribute to this program
• What you hope to learn from this experience
• How such an experience would further your education and career plans
Please e-mail your application to interns@mvinstitute.org. Please make out your check for the $50 application fee to “Asociación Instituto Monteverde” and send to:
Instituto Monteverde Internship Program
Apartado 69-5655, Monteverde
Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Note: Must be 18 years of age or older to be considered for internship placement. Applications will not be considered until the application fee is received. Please allow two weeks for checks to arrive. Accepted applicants will be required to provide proof o
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Board of Directors

President
Vicepresident
Secretary
Treasure
Vocal 1
Vocal 2
Alternate 1
Alternate 2
Fiscal

Pedro Belmar
Celia Harvey
Maikol Cruz
Hazel Guindon
Elena Florian
Dinia Santamaría
Eugenio Vargas
Silvia Elizondo
Alexa Stickel

Campaign for

Sustainability

Fundraising Campaigns of the Monteverde Institute

Our priority is continuing to build programs that benefit both our visiting students and our local community.

Alliance for the

Monteverde

Institute

Board of Directors, Alliance for the Monteverde Institute

The Alliance for the Monteverde Institute is a 501c3 public charity that provides financial & other support to the initiatives of the Monteverde Institute.

Planting

Sustainabilty

Restoring employment, food security, and forests 

Given the severe impact of COVID-19 on Monteverde, Costa Rica, a town whose economy relies almost solely on tourism, the community is eager to embrace new forms of sustainability—and you can fund these projects while providing income to people who have lost their jobs during this challenging time. Learn more on the following link: