Upcoming Internship Sessions

After you have read the TMA Complete Internship Information Packet you must select the internship program you wish to attend and the desired start date. Below is a summary of the available 2017 internship program sessions and application deadlines. Note: if the ‘Status’ column reads ‘Last Call’ it means we are still accepting final applications beyond the listed application due date.

1. A Taste of the Tropics Internship:  4 week program

For those wanting just a taste of tropical research and conservation.

START END APPLICATION DATE STATUS
November 7, 2016 December 2, 2016 October 1, 2016 Closed
January 9, 2017 February 3, 2017 December 9, 2016 Closed
February 6, 2017 March 3, 2017 January 6, 2017 Closed
March 20, 2017 April 14, 2017 February 20, 2017 Open
April 17, 2017 May 12, 2017 March 17, 2017 Open
May 29, 2017 June 23, 2017 April 29, 2017 Open
June 26, 2016 July 21, 2017 May 26, 2017 Open
August 7, 2017 September 1, 2017 July 7, 2017 Open
September 4, 2017 September 29, 2017 August 4, 2017 Open
October 16, 2017 November 10, 2017 September 16, 2017 Open
November 13, 2017 December 8, 2017 October 13, 2017 Open

* PDC course only available to A Taste of the Tropics Interns during the following sessions: Jan.9th – Feb. 3rd,  March 20th – Apr.14th,  May 29th – June 23rd,  Aug. 7th – Sept. 1st,  Oct. 16th – Nov. 10th.

* PDC course is also only available to Taste of the Tropics Permaculture interns since the PDC spans two weeks of the internship session. The PDC is available to both Permaculture and Science interns during our Academic, Quarter Abroad, Semester Abroad, and Professional Apprenticeship programs.

2. Academic Internship:  8 week program

For those wanting an academic approach to tropical field research and conservation.

START END APPLICATION DATE STATUS
 
January 9, 2017 March 3, 2017 December 9, 2016 Closed
March 20, 2017 May 12, 2017 February 20, 2017 Open
May 29, 2017 July 21, 2017 April 29, 2017 Open
August 7, 2017 September 29, 2017 July 7, 2017 Open
October 16, 2017 December 8, 2017 September 16, 2017 Open

3. Quarter Abroad Internship:  11 week program

For those wanting an in-depth career-focused learning experience in tropical field research and conservation.

START END APPLICATION DATE STATUS
 
January 9, 2017 March 24, 2017 December 9, 2016 Closed
April 3, 2017 June 16, 2017 March 3, 2017 Open
June 26, 2017 September 8, 2017 May 26, 2017 Open
September 18, 2017 December 1, 2017 August 18, 2017 Open

4. Semester Abroad Internship:  15 week program

For those wanting to fully immerse themselves in tropical field research and conservation.

START END APPLICATION DATE STATUS
 
January 9, 2017 April 21, 2017 December 9, 2016 Closed
May 8, 2017 August 18, 2017 April 8, 2017 Open
August 28, 2017 December 8, 2017 July 28, 2017 Open

5. Professional Apprenticeship:  26 week program

For those wanting to eat, sleep, and live tropical field research and conservation.

START END APPLICATION DATE STATUS
January 9, 2017 July 7, 2017 December 9, 2016 Closed
June 12, 2017 December 8, 2017 May 12, 2017 Open

* Program dates and prices are subject to change as field conditions require