Internship (M/F) in the Amazon rainforest, Ecuador

Are you studying tourism or hotel management and are interested in an internship at an Eco-lodge in the jungles of Ecuador? Do you want to get to know the responsibilities of a lodge manager and perform them on your own? With an internship at the Hakuna Matata Loge, you have the chance to prove your ability as a host, demonstrate your organizational talent, and have the opportunity to put your own ideas to work in a unique environment. Interested? Apply and you could be looking forward to having an unforgettable time in Ecuador!

Who we are:

The small lodge is located on a 120 hectare property only 10km away from Tena, the capital city of the Napo province. This region is very safe and with an elevation of 600-850 meters over sea level, it is also free of tropical diseases. The lodge offers various excursions into the jungle and wins one over with its natural and peaceful location.


  • Support of the lodge manager
  • Welcoming and briefing travelers upon their arrival
  • Contact person for guests
  • General operations at the reception desk
  • Administrative operations and processing bookings


  • Studies in tourism or hotel management
  • Very good English and Spanish language skills
  • Enjoy working with people
  • Broad mind of flora and fauna
  • Self-dependent and detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Great IT and internet skills
  • Duration: between 3 – 6 months

We offer:

  • A varied and challenging internship in our Ecuadorian jungle office
  • Insight into the field of activity and daily operations of an Eco-lodge
  • Independent tasks and areas of responsibilities
  • Application and expansion of Spanish language skillsissen
  • A once in a lifetime experience
  • Room and board at the Hakuna Matata Amazon Lodge

Start date:

We offer flexible start dates – please let us know your preferred dates.

Please send us your CV and cover letter in English or Spanish via email to Ms. María Santamaría: [email protected].

We look forward to hearing from you!