Internship Application

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After your application is submitted, please send an email with your CV attached to the coordinator of the internship you apply for.
After this we can confirm that we have received your application.

Conservation Education Internship Coordinator
Carmen Atwater - carmen@wildsunrescue.org

Wildlife Biology Internship Coordinator
Ezra Mendales - ezra@wildsunrescue.org

 

Please fill out the following information.  We will be contacting your references right away so be sure to let them know to expect an email or phone call from us.  This internship is an amazing opportunity and we sincerely hope we can share it with you!  

Name *
Name
Date of Birth *
Date of Birth
Gender Identity *
Passport Expiration Date *
Passport Expiration Date
Internship Requested *
Preferred Arrival Date *
Preferred Arrival Date
Please make sure it's a Sunday
In case your preferred start date is full, is there another range of dates for which you are available?
This can be physically demanding work (eg. spending hours at a time on your feet)
Name, Email, Phone
Your passion, school or work background, volunteer experiences, etc.
If applicable, please indicate species worked with, your responsibilities, and tell us about your experience.
Please indicate any special interests or objectives you hope to achieve through this experience
What appeals to you? What are you expectations regarding this experience?
Lodging Preference *
Please include full name, relationship, email and contact number. We prefer professional references such as professors, managers, directors, etc.
By checking this box, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the Terms + Conditions published on this website. *
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Terms & Conditions

Applicants must be 20 years of age by arrival date.

If we accept your application, we will send you an invoice for the $600 program fee as well as the $400 deposit to complete your reservation (total $1000). 

The deposit will be forfeited under the following conditions:

  • Fully forfeited in case of the following:

    • Cancelled reservations

    • If leaving the program early for any reason

  • Partially forfeited in case of:

    • Damaged property of Wild Sun Rescue Center or Jungle Resort (cost of damage)

    • Unexcused absence ($50 per day)

  • At Rescue Center's discretion in unforeseen circumstances

Wild Sun recommends that you purchase travel insurance in case of cancelled or shortened trips.  

Wild Sun Rescue Center makes every effort to ensure the safety of our interns and volunteers. Our first day together, we hold an informational seminar, giving you traveling tips to help guard against the dangers of personal injury or theft in the region. That said, Wild Sun Rescue Center is not responsible for any injury, property damage or loss which might occur to students while attending any Wild Sun activity or while traveling in or around Costa Rica. By submitting this form to Wild Sun you are declaring that you have read and agree to this statement as written and intended.

 
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Internship Application

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