Program Details

Interns work with and learn from expert teachers.
Location:
Angeles, Costa Rica
Program Type:
Intern Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer
Work Types:
Education

Program Overview

Program Description:

The Cloud Forest School semester internship is a 4-month, field-based learning experience. Interns work as full-time assistants to a classroom teacher where they learn to plan and give lessons, evaluate student work and behavior, and refine their classroom management skills. They work closely with a cooperating teacher to assist in all aspects of the classroom. Interns live with school homestay families, helping them to integrate into the local culture while being fully immersed in a Spanish speaking lifestyle as well. Interns attend teaching meetings, professional development sessions, and become a part of the CFS family.

Interns work with and learn from expert teachers.

Included in the cost of the internship program are: -homestay with local family (3 meals/day, laundry 1/week) -transportation to and from the airport -Trip to Nicaragua -Month of intensive Spanish courses at the local Spanish school -Continued once/week private Spanish lessons on campus -Classroom placement with master teacher -Logistical, emotional, academic support by the CFS staff

Setting Description:
The Cloud Forest School is set on 106 acres of protected cloud forest in Monteverde, Costa Rica. Our campus is not only a place for children to learn and grow, but also allow the natural habitat of hundreds of plants, trees, birds, and other animals. With a beautiful view of the Golf of Nicoya (on a sunny day), the Cloud Forest School campus showcases all that nature has to offer.

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