Embark on a genuine Costa Rican adventure through our Internship program. Indulge in the tantalizing flavors of rondón, chifrijo, and other local delicacies at bustling food markets. Dive into the rich tapestry of Costa Rican culture, learning to dance merengue like a local and exploring the stunning nature and wildlife this incredibly biodiverse country has to offer. Immerse yourself in the Pura Vida lifestyle alongside fellow interns while completing your orientation week, paving the way for a fulfilling teaching position within the heart of Costa Rica’s communities. Get ready for an unforgettable journey!
120 HOUR ONLINE TEFL COURSE
Accredited TEFL certificate recognized worldwide
HANDS ON TRAINING
Real teaching experience that employers love to see
Full accommodations provided during orientation
You'll be placed in a fully paid teaching position in Costa Rica aftercompleting your TEFL
$700 - $1200 USD per month for non-degree holders, $1000-$2000 USD permonth for degree holders
We’ll meet you at the airport and transport you to the beautiful city of San Ramon, located in the central valley. Furnished, modern accommodations are provided for the duration of the orientation week.
Aside from being close to training, accommodations are safe, comfortable and regularly vetted by staff members.
Over the course of your orientation week, you will not only attend a Teacher’s workshop to help hone your teaching skills – the entire class will also make acquaintance with the local culture through culture and history classes and take basic Spanish classes. Other orientation week activities include a trip to a nearby coffee plantation, a visit to the conservation park, volunteering at a wildlife sanctuary, as well as a tour of the local market and a class where you will learn how to cook some traditional Costa Rican delicacies.
Whether you prefer to be located near a beach or in the city, our placement team will find secure a paid teaching position for you in a location of your choosing. Most students are young adults or business professionals. We also have online positions available for teachers looking to be placed in less populated locations, or those looking to supplement their income!
We offer both full- and part-time positions in language academies and international schools, where you will work from Monday to Friday. A typical schedule consists of between 20-35 hours weekly.
New teachers can expect to make between $700 and $1200 USD per month if they don’t hold a degree, whereas degree holders typically receive about $1000 to $2000 USD per month.
With a very reasonable cost of living in the country, our teachers working on a full-time schedule typically save around 30% of their earnings
Besides getting your 120 Hour TEFL certification, you will gain valuable teaching experience through the program.
Along with the connections you make with other teachers, will be indispensable in kickstarting your teaching career abroad, whether you decide to teach elsewhere in Latin America or worldwide!
If you would prefer to teach in another region of Costa Rica following the completion of your contract, our in-country team will be happy to help!
120 hour online TEFL course
Pre-departure preparation assistance
Airport pickup & transfers
1 week Costa Rica orientation
Cultural activities & excursions
Job placement with salary guarantee
Spanish lessons (1 week)
Assistance with opening a bank account in Costa Rica
24/7 on the ground assistance in Costa Rica
applicants must be between 21 and 45 years old
no degree required for US and CA citizens. Bachelor’s degree required for other nationalities
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