This program can as well be for students who like to make an internship in Costa Rica. Some of the opportunities to research are:
  • Cabo Blanco beach and Island,
  • Marine coastal landscape,
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Forest coastal landscape and natural regeneration
During your time at the national park, you will stay at the volunteer house. In the mornings you have a nice view of the ocean. Costa Rican culture is very relaxed learn more about the Pura Vida lifestyle.

Typical day

Usually, volunteers work 5-days a week. Working days are chosen by the park in coordination with the volunteer before arriving.

Working hours between 4-6 hours a day.
  • cleaning and improving the infrastructure of  trails, bridges, the biological station, and the parking lot
  • maintenance of facilities and green areas
  • beach cleanup campaigns
  • research cooperation
  • occasional reforestation work
  • environmental education in schools
  • collection and separation of wastes
  • attention, guidance, and control of visitors
  • surveys implementation
  • monitoring and surveillance in projects
  • computational work
  • development of education and outreach materials

Accommodation: you will stay at the volunteer house in the national park. Please note, that Costa Rica do have animals and living in a national park means as well to live with animals. You should be ok, that small insects are around you :)