Current Internship Positions

Below are our current internship positions. Please contact us with questions regarding any of these opportunities.


Wildlife Monitoring Intern

Collect data on wildlife in threatened dry forests through camera trapping, road surveys, and field observations. Internship Description (PDF).


Howler Monkey Demographics and Behavior Research

Collect demographic and behavioral data on Mantled Howler Monkeys in the Lalo Loor Dry Forest Reserve. Internship Description (PDF).


Women’s Microenterprise

Contribute your skills to help women in rural villages develop sustainable businesses and market their products. Internship Description (PDF).


Environmental Education and Teacher Training

Improve environmental education capacity in rural Ecuador through teacher training, nature trips, and youth programs. Internship Description (PDF).


Water Quality Community-Based Research

Monitor streams and drinking water and investigate linkages between water quality, land use, and public health. Internship Description (PDF).


Earthquake Recovery and Recuperation

Work closely with local communities to help them recover and rebuild a more vibrant and resilient community. Internship Description (PDF).


Conservation Corridor

Gain first-hand experience as Ceiba works to establish a biological corridor and restore coastal dry forests. Internship Description (PDF).


Reforestation and Forest Restoration

Produce and plant native trees and other plants with local landowners as part of a large scale reforestation effort. Internship Description (PDF).

 Botanical Plots

Forest Dynamics Research

Study the diversity and structure of tropical dry forests and analyze how the community changes over time. Internship Description (PDF).

 Agroforestry Planting


Establish a new organic agroforestry demonstration plot and take baseline data for its long-term monitoring. Internship Description (PDF).


Nature Center and Native Plant Garden

Create educational exhibits and do environmental interpretation in the Lalo Loor reserve’s EcoCenter. Internship Description (PDF).


Communications and Media Internship

Harness the power of media to help Ceiba get its conservation message out to the world! Internship Description (PDF).