Rancho Mastatal Sustainable Education Center hiring Interns

Costa Rica

Nestled against the virgin rainforest of La Cangreja National Park, Rancho Mastatal Sustainable Education Center has been teaching, exploring, and promoting techniques of living harmoniously in the landscape for 12 years. Renowned for it’s natural building and delicious culinary spreads of fresh homemade food, the Ranch offers profound, innovative and intensive internships throughout the year.  Interns will experience a rural Costa Rican community, delight in 325 acres of pristine forests and waterfalls, and participate in a working permaculture farm.

Currently we are seeking individuals and couples for our:

Homesteading and Agroforestry Internship
August 1st through December 31st

Sustainable Living and Permaculture Internship

January 11th through July 11th

Animal Husbandry and Goat Caretaking Internship

Flexible dates, minimum 3 month commitment
As a working farm and education center we provide the opportunity for hardworking, conscientious, and responsible individuals to immerse themselves in techniques and technologies related to natural building, animal husbandry, sustainable agricultural, fermentation, homesteading, and community. 

Our program aims at providing a balance between hands on instruction and experiential learning that allowsinterns to quickly take on leadership roles in our beautiful kitchen, amongst our hundreds of fruit and nut trees, at one of our evolving building sites, with our playful goat herd, and so much more.  Often a life changing experience for participants, interns routinely return year after year becoming part of the Ranch family.

For a thorough description of internship life, expectations, application due dates, and costs, please see theinternship page of our website.


For information about getting either course or professional credit for this internship please contact us directly.

Rancho Mastatal
001 (506) 2200-0920

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