International Internships in Medical & Healthcare
Explore our Medical internships and gain hands-on medical experience in beautiful surroundings around the world. Intern Abroad HQ’s affordable Medical internships enable you to cultivate cultural intelligence, expand your global network and polish your practical skills by joining a pioneering organization of experienced medics abroad.
Our global Medical internships combine experiential learning with an overseas adventure and can be customized for students, graduates and young professionals to meet specific career goals or academic requirements.
Whether you’re interested in midwifery, medicine, radiology, pharmacy or nursing, these internships allow you to work alongside experienced medical professionals to improve access to and quality of healthcare services for local populations.
Explore our Medical internships below and get ready for your next adventure!
Healthcare in Costa Rica
Healthcare internships in Costa Rica are based in clinics or hospitals, where interns assist and shadow local doctors and nurses. Specific placements are tailored for interns’ experience, internship length and Spanish language proficiency, but all provide the chance to see healthcare in action in a small Costa Rican town and learn from experienced local professionals.Learn more Check availability
Medical in Greece
Medical internships in Greece offer valuable learning experiences in public and private hospitals and clinics with state-of-the-art technology and modern healthcare practices. Interns shadow and assist local medical professionals and rotate through a range of medical departments to gain practical knowledge and broad experience in European healthcare.Learn more Check availability
Medical in Guatemala
This medical internship is highly customizable to your experience, with placements for pre med or senior students available. Learn from local doctors and nurses, shadowing them and assisting in rural clinics, schools, elderly homes or on disability programs.Learn more Check availability
Midwifery in Peru
Midwifery internships in Peru provide a privileged opportunity to gain experience assisting at birthing homes and clinics for new and expecting mothers. Interns are placed with local midwives, supporting and assisting them as they work with expecting mothers at various stages of their pregnancies, as well as with new mothers and infants.Learn more Check availability
Physician’s Assistant in Peru
Physician’s Assistant internships in Peru are perfect for medical students wanting a first-hand experience of healthcare in the stunning city of Cusco. Interns are placed in clinics, shadowing and assisting local doctors and nurses in a range of departments, including general health, psychology, gynecology, dentistry, and laboratory.Learn more Check availability
Public Health in South Africa
Cape Town is rich in opportunities for students who seek knowledge that will enhance their professional development, while also giving back to local communities. Public health interns assist alongside qualified healthcare professionals, at placements which can include ethnically and culturally diverse public health projects or community medical clinics.Learn more Check availability
Emergency Trauma and Surgery
This is an incredibly rare opportunity for medical students to experience emergency medicine, including surgery. Emergency surgery interns are placed in hospitals and clinics in Arusha, and observe both simple and complex procedures being carried out. You’ll work closely with local surgeons with trauma systems, International Red Cross and field experience all across Africa.Learn more Check availability
Medical in Arusha
Medical internships in Tanzania offer a broad scope to be placed within a clinical area/hospital, while gaining the opportunity to work directly alongside qualified, licensed medical professionals in your department.Learn more Check availability
Medical in Zanzibar
Gain real-life experience alongside practicing medical professionals in Zanzibar’s main hospital. Interns can request placements in a wide range of medical departments, experiencing healthcare in a unique African setting and enjoy the wonders of Zanzibar in your free time.Learn more Check availability
Midwifery in Tanzania
All new mothers and their babies should receive the utmost care and support at such a special time in their lives. Healthcare facilities in Tanzania are often under-resourced and under-staffed. Midwifery interns contribute through assisting local professionals in busy maternity and delivery wards, while providing loving support to expecting mothers and women with their newborns.Learn more Check availability
Nursing in Tanzania
Nurses bind healthcare systems with communities around the world, by working in partnership with them to promote and protect wellbeing. Nursing interns in Tanzania use their internationally transferable skills to work directly with patients within a multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurses and assistants, collaborating together to care for others.Learn more Check availability
Ophthalmology in Tanzania
Ophthalmology interns in Tanzania have the opportunity to assist within an eye clinic and observe medically trained professionals as they work with patients who have ophthalmological complaints, such as cataracts and glaucoma.Learn more Check availability
Pharmacy in Tanzania
Pharmacies in Tanzania are important outlets for the provision of medicines, information and counselling, as well as referral to health facilities. Pharmacy interns work in local hospitals to support the pharmacy teams in their crucial work of dispensing medication and educating patients about the importance of medication compliance.Learn more Check availability
Radiology in Tanzania
Life saving diagnostic radiology and imaging services are not easily accessible for many Tanzanians living in rural areas. Although these services are increasingly available within cities, most of the technology is not modern or advanced. Radiology interns work alongside local teams to observe, gain insight into local practices, and share their knowledge and skills where appropriate.Learn more Check availability
Availability: When can you do an internship
Our internship abroad programs are available year-round with minimum durations starting at 2 weeks. We offer flexible start dates to work in with your schedule. Whether you’re looking for a summer internship abroad or if you’re in between opportunities and would like to grow your global experience, we can customize an internship to match your unique motivations.
Our remote internships programs are also available year-round with customizable scheduling. You can choose from a range of online program options, ranging from 100 hours up to 350 hours. These internships are completed 100% online so you can work from home or anywhere in the world. See how it works.