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.

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Abroad internships

Health and Medical Internships in Costa Rica

Healthcare in Costa Rica  

Internship abroad in San Ramon, 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.

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Medical internships in Athens

Medical in Greece  

Internship abroad in Athens, 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.

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Physician's Assistant internships in Athens

Physician's Assistant in Greece  

Internship abroad in Athens, Greece

Physician’s Assistant internships in Greece offer valuable learning experiences through shadowing and assisting local medical professionals in public and private hospitals/clinics. Interns can gain experience in a range of medical departments, offering both specialist learning and broad knowledge to complement your medical studies.

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Healthcare internships in Guatemala

Medical in Guatemala  

Internship abroad in Antigua, 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.

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Midwifery

Midwifery in Peru  

Internship abroad in Cusco, 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.

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Physician’s Assistant Internships

Physician’s Assistant in Peru  

Internship abroad in Cusco, 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.

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Public Health Internships in Cape Town

Public Health in South Africa  

Internship abroad in Cape Town, South Africa

Gain practical experience in the vast field of public health, helping to educate, prevent and treat local communities across Cape Town. On these Public Health internships, you’ll assist qualified healthcare professionals on rich educational placements including diverse health projects and community medical clinics.

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Medical Internships in Spain

Medical in Spain  

Internship abroad in Valencia, Spain

Medical internships in Spain are perfect for pre-med and undergraduate students looking to gain international healthcare experience. Interns are placed in private hospitals or clinics, or non-profit health centers in the Valencia region, and assist and learn from local doctors and nurses with daily consultations, examinations and treatments.

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Physician's Assistant Internships in Spain

Physician's Assistant in Spain  

Internship abroad in Valencia, Spain

Fantastic internships for pre-med and undergraduate medical students, where interns shadow and assist qualified medical professionals in hospitals or clinics in Valencia. Internships are customized to suit your experience and interests, and offer a real-life insight into health in an environment that’s relevant to your career.

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Emergency Trauma and Surgery Internships in Tanzania

Emergency Trauma & Surgery  

Internship abroad in Arusha, Tanzania

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.

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General Health & Medicine Internships abroad

Medical in Arusha  

Internship abroad in Arusha, Tanzania

Build your practical medical knowledge on a Medical internship in Tanzania, shadowing and assisting local doctors and nurses in clinics and hospitals. This is a perfect internship for medical or nursing students who are more advanced in their studies, where you will learn from experienced professionals and help patients in a range of healthcare departments.

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Medical Internships in Zanzibar

Medical in Zanzibar  

Internship abroad in Zanzibar, Tanzania

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.

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Midwifery Internships abroad

Midwifery in Tanzania  

Internship abroad in Arusha, Tanzania

Midwifery interns in Tanzania gain practical skills and experience assisting local professionals in all aspects of their work with new and expectant mothers. Interns assist in busy maternity and delivery wards, helping to build strong relationships and collaborating with qualified medical teams, as they work to deliver premium care before, during and after childbirth.

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Nursing Internships abroad

Nursing in Tanzania  

Internship abroad in Arusha, Tanzania

This is a perfect nursing internship abroad for nursing students. Interns shadow and assist qualified and experienced nurses in a range of departments within hospitals and clinics in Arusha, Tanzania. Build on your theoretical knowledge and develop real life experiences providing quality care and treatments in a unique healthcare environment.

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Ophthalmology Internships in Tanzania

Ophthalmology in Tanzania  

Internship abroad in Arusha, Tanzania

A rare specialist internship for ophthalmology students! Ophthalmology interns in Tanzania assist and observe trained medical professionals in eye clinics, learning from patient consultations and gaining practical experience managing and treating issues such as glaucoma and cataracts.

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Pharmacy Internships in Tanzania

Pharmacy in Tanzania  

Internship abroad in Arusha, Tanzania

Specialist Pharmacy internships gaining practical skills alongside experienced pharmacists in dispensaries and hospital departments. Interns help to provide medicines, information and counselling to patients, including educating patients about the importance of medication compliance.

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Physician's Assistant Internships in Tanzania

Physician's Assistant in Tanzania  

Internship abroad in Arusha, Tanzania

Develop your real life medical experience as a Physician’s Assistant intern in hospitals and clinics around Arusha. Interns are guided by professional doctors and nurses, and shadow patient consultations and treatments in a wide range of departments, including surgeries, mental health and on community outreach programs.

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Radiology Internships in Arusha

Radiology in Tanzania  

Internship abroad in Arusha, Tanzania

Specialized internships in radiology departments assisting local medical professionals to conduct x-rays, CT scans and MRI scans for a variety of patients. Radiology interns work alongside local teams to observe, gain insight into local practices, and share your knowledge and skills where appropriate.

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Intern Abroad HQ places students, graduates and young professionals into affordable internships abroad and innovative remote internships you can do from home.

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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.