Intern Abroad HQ offers flexible and affordable internships in Cusco, Peru! Living in Cusco (at least once in your life) is definitely a “must do”! The city is truely fascinating and maintains a strong cultural identity alongside the multiculturalism of a bustling urban city. Cusco internships cover a wide range of disciplines and comfortable home-stay accommodation is situated within close proximity to the historical centre.
In Cusco, the insight provided during the Animal Care internship program is aimed to help determine whether a career working with animals is right for you. Interns assist with daily animal care at a shelter and – according to any level of current veterinarian training – may additionally shadow and work alongside local vets at a clinic. Interns with veterinarian training / experience have the scope to assist in the rehabilitation of dogs with great injuries or help with undergoing treatment. Campaigns may also be scheduled from time to time and participants can additionally help with marketing and communication efforts, that raise the profile of the association in order to promote awareness of animal care and fundraise.
An understanding of basic Spanish is required. All interns who are not yet intermediate – fluent Spanish speakers are strongly encouraged to take Spanish language lessons in addition to their internship program.
Intake dates for new interns are typically offered every Monday. The minimum duration requirement for Animal Care internship internship placements is a commitment of at least 2 weeks. Apply online to formally express your interest (it’s free and non-obligatory to apply) and – upon being accepted – register to confirm your internship in the field of Animal Care.