Culinary or Hospitality Internship Program in Costa Rica

CICD is proud to offer this amazing new destination in Central America! Interns enjoy learning Spanish in a language school in San Jose while staying with a host family and discovering the Costa Rican way of life for 2 weeks before being placed at a luxurious hotel in incredible parts of the country for 4 to 8 weeks!

Note: Native Spanish speakers may start their internship directly (program fee without language course is $2,000).

Program Details:

Program Start Dates: seasonal
Location: San Jose and other cities, Costa rica
Duration: 6-12 weeks
Compensation: staff housing and meals on duty
Program Fee: From USD $2,750.00
Typical Application Process: 6-8 months

Program Eligibility

Must be a currently registered student or recent graduate in culinary/pastry arts or hospitality management. Must be 18 to 35 years old. An intermediate level of Spanish is required for positions with direct contact to customers. Restrictions may apply for some nationalities.

Selection Process

Free pre-selection process. Send your resume/CV, letter of motivation, copy of an ID, and one letter of recommendation from a teacher to

Additional Services

Extra Spanish lessons, tours

Application Process Inquire Online