Work and Travel in San Jose

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WORK IN SAN JOSE ALL YEAR ROUND

In San Jose are a variety of demand in terms of work, being the capital of Costa Rica is very central, for example it could work in a hotel, bank, museum or restaurant, and there are many call centers which always recruit staff. There are also companies that engage in conduct tours for tourists.

SEASONAL WORK IN SAN JOSE

SPRING

Call center jobs, waitress or seller always available in spring.

SUMMER

Work that is needed by hosts in the summer in San Jose

AUTUMN

What kinds of work are there in San Jose in autumn? Maybe it's harvest time, but do people need the help of foreigners for either cheap labour or expertise? This is the kind of thing we need to know here.

WINTER

Skiing in San Jose - does it exist? Are there plenty of opportunities for people to get work in San Jose in the winter? What kind of skills are needed at this time of year? Please update this section and let fellow travellers know what you have learnt if you have worked in San Jose in the winter or if you are a Host and live here and can share your knowledge.

ATTITUDE TO FOREIGNERS WORKING IN SAN JOSE

What is the attitude of the locals here? Are we all rich idiot tourists and if so, why on earth would we want to do some work? Or are we seen as western supremacists and viewed with suspicion? Let us know your thoughts and update them here.

Recent Contributors

  • Edited on Oct 7 2015 by Sara

If you have worked in San Jose or live here. Instead of saying `That information is not right` Please sign up to Working Traveller by clicking here and update this page with your opinions on the subject and your views on what the barter points should be. If your a host, you will have a SEO link added to the page directly to your own web site so viewers can see who provided the information. If you are a traveller it will link to your profile.

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