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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: Spanish Class Standing: Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Financial Aid: ASI-CSULB Scholarship, Cal Grant B, Pell Grant, PLUS Loan, Private Loans, SEOG Grant, Stafford Loan Areas of Study: Internship
Program Description:

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Costa Rica



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EXCURSIONS
  • Arenal Volcano
  • La Fortuna
  • Playa Tamarindo

Excursions vary per term.  Please visit www.studiesabroad.com for most up-to-date information.

                             * = optional

WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Official transcript from host university
  • Tuition at host university
  • Room and board
  • Tutorial assistance
  • Full-time resident staff
  • Excursions
  • Excursion transportation
  • Medical insurance
  • Internet access
  • Student services
  • Cultural activities
  • Airport reception & transfers
  • On-site ISA office
  • Language exchange (depending on the session)
  • Visa support
  • Pre-departure advising
  • On-site cultural and academic orientation
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San José

Internship with Spanish Language & Courses with Locals in Multiple Disciplines

Veritas University


Summer

During this 12-week program students will complete the following:

  • 1 80 contact hour Spanish Language course
  • 1 eight week internship
  • Either one or two electives (48 or 60 hour courses) - these electives can be instructed in English or in Spanish*

*Please note that if a student elects to take only one elective it must be one of the 60 hour electives.

The eight-week internships are offered through Veritas University for academic credit for a total of 192 hours (approximately 3 semester credits.) Internships are available in the following fields:
  • Business
  • Education
  • Marketing
  • Political Science
  • Social Work

Students must be at the advanced level of Spanish proficiency by the time the internship begins. Because students will complete one intensive language module before they start their internship, this program is open to high intermediate level Spanish students and higher.

Students will be placed into organizations and businesses such as the following (please note these are just examples):

  • Architecture Firm
  • Hotel
  • Law Firm
  • Travel Agency
  • Day Care Center
  • Orphanage
  • Public Schools
  • Film Production Office
  • Graphic Design Office
  • Foreign Affairs Offce
  • International Relations Organization
  • Elderly Care Center

 



Eligibility
Minimum Grade Requirement
  • Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.



Course Information
Course Disclaimer

Students must have completed or tested out of a minimum of three semesters (five quarters) of college-level Spanish (high intermediate) to be admitted to the program and must be at the advanced level by the time the internship begins.

Students must submit the following to be accepted into the program:
1) A letter of intent - indicating in what field the student would like to be placed, previous experience, goals, etc.
2) Resume/CV

 
ISA 1112 W. Ben White Blvd. Austin TX. 78704 Tel: 512-480-8522 Fax: 512-480-8866 Email: isa@studiesabroad.com


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 03/11/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.