Renewable Energy Internship, art and photography workshop in Costa Rica

  • Costa Rica
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  • Last activity: 16 Feb 2023




  • Description


    I am a costarican man who lives in Curridabat, Costa Rica . I am an artist, Photographer, DJ. audiovisual producer, and Mechatronic engineer. I am currently preparing an exhibition with some of my paintings and my music. I am also preparing two exhibition cars for my workshop. My city here is a very safe place. I am currently also working on a project on machines that make water from the air to solve the water crisis in many countries.
    Work on designing and implementing sustainable renewable energy initiatives to improve the lives of people in vulnerable communities.

    We are in need of hard-working interns with an interest and/or background knowledge/experience in renewables to help us in the implementation of these projects.

    Current projects include:

    Designing renewable energy solutions and implementing any add-ons or improvements to the existing systems.

    Leading research and coming up with relevant mechanical and electrical solutions in the construction of wind turbines, solar distillers, and other potential renewable energy devices.

    You will work directly with the directors to manage the budgets of materials required.

    Learn from our educational seminars given by our Directors on topics including : NGO/social enterprise creation and management, marketing and outreach, research techniques, and more.

    Getting involved in the upkeep of the projects.

    Carrying out crowdfunding campaigns to raise funds for the implementation of more energy projects.

    Organize and participate in electric bike tours

    This volunteer internship is open to all disciplines but is most suited for those interested in or have experience in renewable energy. Undergraduates/postgraduates, PhDs and/or professionals are all welcome. However, we do also ask for:

    - A background or personal motivation in engineering, electronics, renewable energy systems, sustainable development.
    - Experience/motivation to work as part of a team.
    - Open mind, positive attitude, and will to learn!

    We are currently working on the construction of electric bicycles to organize tours

    Non-Smoker, please

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Enhance your CV and gain professional experience managing sustainable projects in an international development NGO, having a real positive impact on a vulnerable community.
    Work alongside experienced & passionate people from a range of disciplines & backgrounds.
    Learn from our educational webinars given by our Directors on topics including NGO/social enterprise creation and management, marketing and outreach, research techniques, and more.
    Contribute directly to the work of a development organization while working from anywhere in the world.
    I can teach you Spanish :) Also, I will be very happy to tell you more about my country. In San Jose , the capital of Costa Rica, during their free time, travelers can get to know the environment, with its culture, its pleasant climate, ..
    In the night the town is very alive, there are concerts, bars, animations, and discos for those who like the party!

  • Help


    I would like to learn Russian and German
    I need help to clean and cook.
    I also look for artists who want to cooperate in my exhibition.
    help in photo sessions that are done regularly.
    If you are a photogenic person you can help as a model too

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    I have an independent room for one person, with kitchen and private bathroom, located 3 blocks from the center of town . I can provide food and you can cook them to your liking. No Smoker please

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Thanks to my work as an artist I have many contacts in the artistic field that we can share.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    The workspace is very well equipped to work from home and there is 60-megabyte internet that works 100% of the time with a very good quality router special for video streaming.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 4 days a week .

Host ref number: 112697874135

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