Multiple Locations +6
  • Sri Lanka
    • Kandy
  • Ghana
  • Philippines
  • Nepal
    • Kathmandu
  • Vietnam
  • Tanzania
    • Dar es Salaam

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When choosing an overseas experience, it's important to remember that you're investing in yourself. You need to find a program that offers both value for money and high-quality experiences. Don't settle for less.

At Work the World, our prices reflect the personalized internship customization service and exclusive clinical experiences you get on our programs. You only get one chance to make the most of an overseas internship, so choose a provider that won't let you down.

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Feb 08, 2023
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About Program

This is your once-in-a-lifetime chance to undertake a short-term educational medical internship placement in a hospital in the developing world.

On your overseas medical internship with Work the World, you can get a breadth of get eye-opening clinical experience in departments like general medicine, surgery, A&E, ICUs, anesthesiology, OBG, and pediatrics.

Some things you will observe during your medical student internship include:

- Different cultural attitudes toward care
- Religious beliefs affecting clinical practice
- Patients who can’t afford even the most basic treatment
- Extremely late presentations and advanced conditions

All you need to do is choose one of our destinations in Asia or Africa, and we'll customize your internship based on your skills and interests. And you'll return home as a more competent, well-rounded medic as a result.

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Program Highlights

  • Exclusive, private, catered accommodation
  • 1-1 trip planning and preparation
  • Flexibility to choose multiple departments or specialise
  • 24/7 support from in-country team
  • Once-in-a-lifetime travel opportunities

Popular Programs

Medical Internships In Sri Lanka

Kandy is a city with ancient roots. 5000 years of Buddhist tradition influence local culture to this day — from sacred temples to delicious local cuisine. You’ll find adventure nearby too — trek through jungles, go on safari and try watersports off the coast.

Undertake your internship in our partner hospital here and you'll see tropical diseases like malaria and dengue fever. A highlight will be spending time in the renal unit, which performs the majority of Sri Lanka's kidney transplants.

Medical Internships in Ghana

The port town of Takoradi is a hub of activity. It has bustling markets, bars, restaurants — you name it. Venture outside of the town and you'll find traditional fishing villages, dense rainforests, and opportunities to go on once-in-a-lifetime wildlife safaris.

Clinical staff at our partner hospital here will help you get to grips with the issues facing hospitals in this low-resource system. You can get experience in a range of departments like A&E, female surgical, and NICU to name a few.

Medical Internships in The Philippines

Iloilo is a tropical paradise. You'll find white-sand beaches and warm seas across the archipelago. Go snorkeling to see vibrant marine life, take part in local street festivals, and there are plenty of local bars to visit after a day on the wards.

Undertake an internship here and you can see how local staff treat tropical diseases like malaria and dengue fever. The Filipino diet is typically high in sugar, and you'll see how cases of hypertension and cardiac arrest have exploded as a result.

Medical Internships in Nepal

Kathmandu is it's alive with activity. You'll explore bustling street markets, meet Buddhist monks, and get a taste of the local nightlife. If you're into adventure, you have white water rafting, paragliding, and bungee jumping on your doorstep too.

You'll get eye-opening clinical experience here. You'll have the chance to get involved in a range of fascinating specialisms like biochemistry, psychiatry, forensic medicine, and microbiology — get in touch to explore more options.

Medical Internships in Vietnam

Travel with us to Hue, Vietnam and experience Southeast Asia at its best — imagine buzzing night markets, ancient temples, and delicious street food. And don't forget the tropical beaches, rainforests and mountain ranges.

On a clinical internship here you can get experience across a broad range of specialisms. These include oncology, reproductive endocrinology, gastrointestinal endoscopy and even traditional Vietnamese medicine. Get in touch with us today to explore your options.

Medical Internships in Tanzania

Travel to Dar es Salaam in Tanzania and you'll get all the benefits of a city experience with natural beauty on your doorstep — Mt. Kilimanjaro, safari, paradise islands... you name it.

Clinically speaking, you'll see how local staff treat diseases like dengue fever, malaria, HIV, and cholera. And you can see what emergency medicine looks like with no ambulance service available. Time in the psychiatric ward’s secure wing will offer you insight into local approaches to mental health care.

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