Program Details

Our photography internships come in three tracks: TRACK ONE focuses on placement with an established photographer. This is roughly an apprenticeship wherein the intern has the opportunity to learn the trade from an established professional. Typically thi
Location:
San Jose, Costa Rica
Program Type:
Intern Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Year Round
Work Types:
Arts & Architecture

Program Overview

Program Description:
The INSTITUTE for GLOBAL STUDIES makes COSTA RICA dream internships come true! Work alongside top marine scientists; law firms; television stations; social workers; sports marketing gurus and many more! Our 90% placement rate on hard to find custom internships and global database of leading university researchers and top executives makes us the industry leader. IGS founder Dr. David Adams, a cultural anthropologist with twenty years of working one on one with students, has personally set up many of the internships during his world travels and research. The bigger the dream, the better the internship! 17 Countries.1 Dream.

Our photography internships come in three tracks: TRACK ONE focuses on placement with an established photographer. This is roughly an apprenticeship wherein the intern has the opportunity to learn the trade from an established professional. Typically this is with a photography studio that does work in the community handling weddings, family portraits, school portraits, sporting events etc. TRACK TWO is a placement with a newspaper or magazine staff that needs someone with enough experience to be able take photos in the field without direct supervision and can serve as a photographer in residence. Intern may accompany writer or researcher to different sporting, social, or political events and will shoot images of the events for later publication. TRACK THREE is a placement with one of our established internship hosts in social services, arts, environmental and other fields. Job duties will include photographing the daily happenings of the organization with the intent of creating a portfolio for the organization to use for marketing purposes. Typically photos are included on websites, in photo albums, and for print advertising used by the organization. The Project Assist photographer in studio and field Photograph sports, news, social events Create a media portfolio for an organization Edit and arrange photographs Assist in creating a social media presence Upload images to websites/facebook etc. Organize slide shows Prepare galleries Photoshop editing

IGS programs are the best programs for the money. We have purposefully kept cost below our competitors to allow us to work with deserving students. You will get one on one counseling throughout the process and we are available seven days per week. We provide students a letter of reccomendation as needed. And our founder, Dr. David Adams, can serve as a job reference in the future.
Setting Description:
We work in big cities like San Jose as well as rural locations. You can choose your location for most internships. IGS provides a contact person for each country. You will be picked up at the airport and shown your internship location. Next, we will tak you to your housing. You are guaranteed a private room a short commute to your job site. We try to place you where you can make friends easily in parts of town with other students and in housing options with people like yourself. We want you to be comfortable!
Cost:
Four Weeks $2335 Six Weeks $3255 Eight Weeks $3850 Twelve Weeks $4495 $500 more for custom internships Hawaii, New Zealand, Australia, and Europe cost more per each four weeks.

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