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Congratulations on your decision to pursue an international co-op! The process involves two steps and both must be completed by the application deadline indicated below (App Deadline) but not necessarily in this order. You must apply to the position and a mandatory meeting with an international team member is required. This meeting can be scheduled by calling 215-895-2185.
For any questions, please contact the international team at:

Mariposario Montezuma Gardens
Montezuma, Costa Rica (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall/Winter,
Restrictions: Drexel undergraduate students enrolled in a co-op program
Dates / Deadlines:

Academic Year below always refers to the start of each academic year. Fall is the first term in an academic year and it always starts in September of every year. Please refer to the start and end date listed below for appropriate application term. If you do not see the date range applicable to you, please contact the International Co-op Team. Click here for more co-op terms details.
Term Academic Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall/Winter 2015 05/22/2015 ** Rolling Admission 09/21/2015 03/25/2016

** Applicants will be notified of acceptance into this program and will be required to complete additional materials to register the co-op placement.
Fact Sheet:
Eligible Major(s): Business Administration, Business and Engineering, Communication, English, General Business, Hospitality Management, International Area Studies, International Business, Marketing
Program Description:

Mariposario Montezuma Gardens

Program Description:

ButterflyMariposario Montezuma Gardens is a small full service bed and breakfast, that specializes in a family atmosphere with the intent to allow guests to enjoy and explore the nature and diversity that the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica has to offer. We are also a working butterfly farm and garden and offer informational tours of our grounds to educate visitors to various relationships in the local ecosystem.

Job Description and Required Skills

Job Title: Guest Services Receptionist

Job Description: : Both morning and evening positions are available. Primary responsibilities are guest relations, front of house duties, check-ins, drink and ticket sales to butterfly garden.

Required Job Skills: General customer service skills, some data entry, and interpersonal communications with a wide background of cultures.

Number of Positions: 2 openings

GPA Requirement: 2.5

Language Requirements: Some Spanish background required, basic conversation preferred.

Compensation: A shared room with full board is provided. We will arrange for comp tours with local tour companies (snorkeling, ziplining, etc) to provide familiarity with local attractions. Will receive 20% of commissions paid for tour bookings with guests.

Financial Award: Student will be considered for a financial award from Steinbright Career Development Center

Housing: See compensation above

Visa Requirement: Dependent on citizenship a visa may be required. Please contact your consulate with questions.

U.S. Department of State


Steinbright Career Development Center
International Co-op • 3201 Arch Street Suite 250

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Voice: 215.895.2185 • Fax: 215.895.1473