MEDICAL, DENTISTRY, PHYSIOTHERAPY, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY AND COUNSELLING
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Future doctors, nurses, dentists and specialists… With supervised projects around
the world in hospitals,
health centres, rehabilitation units, care homes, dentist surgeries, nutrition centres
and more - we have an internship to suit you. Levels of experience and qualifications
required may vary - some internships are suitable for graduates and others are well
placed for undergraduates or for those with no previous medical knowledge.
We hope you find something below that suits you, but if you don't, please contact
us and we can probably arrange it for you, as we have for many others! So give us
a call on +44 (0)1903 502595 or email us at
Medical Work Experience
in Buenos Aires
Work in a Primary Care Centre, or "Salitas". You can work with family doctors, paediatricians,
nurses, psychologists, dentists and social workers, as well as other specialties.
You’ll shadow doctors and nurses, including: taking vitals, treating injuries and
interacting with patients. Primary Care Centres are the first level of access for
disadvantaged people in poor neighbourhoods and are free to all.
You should be 18, with some previous experience or studies, intermediate Spanish
and the ability to work on your own initiative.
Medical Work Experience in a
Give back to the local rural community and at the same time gain valuable medical
work experience in a variety of tasks at the Samraong hospital. The hospital aims
to offer affordable health treatment and has also recently introduced a free HIV
testing facility. Consequently they are inundated with patients, which is not helped
by the fact that they are under-staffed.
You'll be able to help by transferring your own knowledge and you'll absorb new
knowledge and information from the medical staff and the hospital.
You should be either studying at University or qualified
Medical Work Experience Programme
Work in a private hospital that also operates an NGO that focuses its efforts in
40 communities in the Okakoi Submetro of Accra. They raise awareness about the prevention
and management of Malaria, TB, HIV and Non-communicable diseases such as hypertension
You'll be involved in the day-to-day activities of the Hospital, observing the doctors
and nurses and increasing your own knowledge and understanding of medical practice
in Ghana Gain experience in the day-to-day running of a law practice specialising
in Human Rights. You'll gain invaluable insight into human rights through interesting
cases and by taking on a wide variety of tasks.
You should be either planning to study medicine or a medical-related subject, or
currently studying medicine or related subject, or working in a medical field
Dentistry Work Experience
Gain experience in a private dental practice in Madurai. You'll help take care of
the patients, work with the dental hygienist and help with dental counselling. You'll
be exposed to Orthodontic, Endodontic, Periodocntics, Oral surgery, implantology
and lots more.
You'll also have the opportunity to go out with the mobile unit and assist the team
with educating the school children on the importance of oral hygiene and teaching
them preventative measures. And more!
No qualifications required - anyone with a passion for helping others is most welcome.
Medical Work Experience Programme
Generally, your day will start with accompanying the doctors on ward rounds. You'll
also be able to sit in on doctor-patient consultations. You'll be assigned to a
doctor or nurse who will supervise you during each session. One of the Hospitals
we work with has a substantial Pharmaceutical Department where you will be able
to work as part of your overall medical placement.
You'll have more or less in-depth hands-on experience depending on whether you're
studying medicine, are qualified, or have not yet started your studies.
Physiotherapy Work Experience
Internship in Madurai in India
Join this unique opportunity to work closely with children of varying disabilities
on a physiotherapy internship in India. You'll work as an assistant to the existing
physiotherapist, helping her treat the children. The centre is passionate and enthusiastic
and the staff are very eager to share their knowledge and time with you.
You don't need any qualifications, but you will need to have an interest in physiotherapy
or be studying towards a physiotherapy degree or related subject.
Therapy and Speech Therapy Work Experience with Disabled Children in Auckland
Gain Physiotherapy and/or Occupational Therapy experience with physically disabled
children at a special unit in Auckland. You'll assist in a unit that has children
with physical disabilities such as multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy and mobility
There may be some days where you will be in charge of the children and
set tasks by the unit's therapist. You will also get the chance to work with the
children in a classroom environment where you'll get experience in how to work with
their disabilities and to overcome these obstacles within education.
You should either be in your second year of study (or higher) or be qualified in
Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy.
Social Work and Counselling Work Experience in Knysna
This organisation focuses on providing Counselling services to people in need of
support owing to emotional problems. These can include marital and family stress,
depression, mid-life crisis, divorce counselling, HIV-related counselling, conflict
management and parenting.
The Society (FAMSA - Families South Africa) is very much family orientated, serving
to help resolve family problems and disintegration. You'll learn a lot about all
the areas of counselling and social work that they deal with.
Please note that this is Work Experience/Volunteering, rather than an formal Internship.
You should be studying, or be qualified in, Social Work, Psychiatry, Psychology
or Counselling, or a related subject. Minimum age 21.
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Medical Work Experience
Internship near Ja Ela
Gain excellent Medical Work Experience at a typical Sri Lankan Hospital. Observe
how they work in Sri Lanka, where medical care can be different to the methods practiced
in other countries. You'll shadow the doctors in various departments in the Hospital.
The hospital has 300 staff and currently 13 consultants. There are also many departments with visiting specialists, thus
giving you varied exposure.
Whether your main interest is clinical or non-clinical sciences, you'll gain experience
you need. If you have not specialised yet, you will be able to gain an all-round
experience of medicine.
No qualifications required, but you should be intending to study medicine and thus
have a deep-seated interest in it.
Medical Work Experience Internship
This is an excellent opportunity to work in a Clinic catering to a rural community
that sees over 1,200 outpatients per month. You'll observe experts and learn how
they work in Zambia. The clinic is a full service medical facility operating under
the Ministry of Health. They offer antenatal services as well as labor and delivery
and child health. They are a recognized HIV centre offering ART (antiretroviral
therapy) services, with over 600 patients receiving medicines.
They also provide community based mobile ART and Home Based Care and are a referral
centre for the other rural health centres in the surrounding areas.
You should be studying a medicine-related subject or be qualified.
Community Healthcare and Medical
Project in Gweru
Gain basic medical experience in local clinics and play a role in HIV/AIDS education
and awareness. You'll be able to get involved in not only this clinic but others
in the nearby area as well. You do not need to be qualified in any particular area.
Your accommodation is in the same location as volunteers on the Lion Project - and
it's stunning. Pure Africa. Gorgeous!
The project far surpassed my
expectations and I was able to gain hands-on experience in all areas of the Hospital.
The staff were very friendly and accommodating, and I was given access to stuff
I just would not have managed in the UK.
Andrew Hamilton, South Africa, Medical
I have just finished my medicine
interviews and I cannot do justice to how important my experience in India was to
my application, so much so that yesterday I received an offer from Manchester (where
I really wanted to go!). Not only this but my experience contributed to me getting
a job in the NHS.
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