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 internship placements vary, depending upon the educational level of each intern, as well as chosen duration. Placements for pre-med interns typically include health support schools, elderly homes, chronic pain clinics, and programs for individuals with disabilities. Students in their third year or above can also be placed alongside doctors and nurses within rural clinics and hospitals.Learn more Check availability
Medical in Greece
Medical internships are based at both private and public hospitals, in and around Athens. Interns must have a genuine interest inmedicine and commitment to observation of both surgical and non-surgical procedures. Come prepared to shadow under the supervision of alicensed medical professional, support clinic staff, and rotate across various departments.Learn more Check availability
Healthcare in Guatemala
Internship placements vary, depending upon the educational level of each intern, as well as their chosen duration. Placements for pre-med school interns or students in the early stages of medical school / health sciences typically include health support schools, elderly homes, and programs for individuals with disabilities. Medical students in their third year or above may be placed alongside local doctors and nurses at rural clinics.Learn more Check availability
Midwifery in Peru
For participants with relevant education and experience, this program aims to provide career insight and confidence, while working alongside local professionals. Tasks are related to pre and post-delivery, Doula assistance, postpartum care, and Waltaska (an ancestral technique in Peru that involves newborn care and recovery of the mother).Learn more Check availability
Physician’s Assistant in Peru
The medical project provides observational entry-level opportunities, however placements are also available for more experienced medical students and professionals with Spanish-speaking ability. Long-term participants rotate in order to gain valuable experience and insight, assisting within a variety of departments.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
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
Interns with an interest in medicine, nursing, midwifery, occupational therapy and physiotherapy are welcomed to intern at Zanzibar's main referral hospital, Mnazi Mmoja. Come prepared to shadow under the supervision of a licensed medical professional, support clinic staff, and rotate across various departments.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.