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.
Psychology interns in Cusco help in the capacity of a teacher’s assistant at a special education school. Students who attend the school receive specialised support to help them overcome or manage various disabilities, including mental and/or motor delay. Interns may assist in the control of behaviour and may conduct individual monitoring. The age of the students ranges from 3 years old through to 20 years (the educational level being from kindergarten through to 6th grade). The expected hours of assistance are from 8am to 1pm only.
An understanding of intermediate to advanced Spanish is required for this internship. All interns who are not yet 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 Psychology internship internship placements is a commitment of at least 4 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 on a Psychology placement.