Looking for an experience abroad where you can gain real-world experience and make a genuine impact? Human Connections’ student programs give the chance to collaborate with local entrepreneurs, contribute to our social enterprise, and hone your intercultural skills all while exploring the beautiful Riviera Nayarit.



As part of our small but innovative team, you’ll learn about nonprofit management and collaborate with local artisans and entrepreneurs as a consultant. Internships extend beyond the workday to include excursions, educational visits, training sessions and individualized mentoring.

  • Programs last 2 - 8 weeks

  • Focus on doing

  • Perfect for university students

  • Open enrollment program with competitive HC application process


Alternative breaks


Whether you’re a student or an educator, HC can customize the experiential education trip to fit your interests. Through a carefully curated itinerary, explore the area and participate in responsible volunteering, visits with our partners and community leaders, and discussions.

  • Trips typically last 5 - 7 days

  • Focus on learning

  • Perfect for high school, university, or professional groups

  • The groups themselves manage the enrollment process; no application to HC required



Questions? Contact our Director of Student Programs at