Health

The healthcare field is vast and everchanging. Whether you’re interested in public health, nursing, or biomedical engineering, we’ll help you find the best placement to achieve your future goals. Gain professional experience and a global perspective of the healthcare industry while you immerse yourself culturally in a new setting. See how professionals of other countries face public health challenges and use this knowledge to help others once you return.

Health internships available in these countries

Intern in Barcelona

Below are a few sample Health placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Dental Specialist Assistant

Learn the dentistry ropes while you practice your Spanish skills. While you explore Barcelona, gain valuable professional experience and exposure. You may shadow dental professionals performing dental treatments, engage in community awareness events, and/or participate in research studies and specific promotional projects.

Health Science Intern

Combine your health science educational background with an interest in technology, as you create science based content for a healthcare focused app. Put your Spanish to the test in Barcelona, as you take part in the workshops that will decide future chapters and content for the app, and work with the designers to create a video or comic out of the content.

Neuroscience Research Intern

Perform neuroscience research in a global setting. Experience firsthand how those in Barcelona conduct neuroscientific research. You may be involved in the preparation of behavioral and neuroimaging experiments based on specific hypotheses, run experiments with neurological patients, and/or perform data analysis of behavioral and neuroimaging experiments.

Intern in Brisbane

Below are a few sample Health placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Health and Medical Science Intern in Brisbane

Health and medical science internships in Brisbane are available in three subsectors: biotechnology, biochemistry, and pharmaceutical. Biotechnology interns assist with software development, creating testing environments for technology, develop scientific writings skills, and gain a nuanced understanding of how biotechnology can be applied in society. Biochemistry interns gain exposure in a laboratory setting, making observations and conclusions based on lab results. Pharmaceutical interns assist with the development of new therapeutic drugs, monitoring for potency, concentration, and precision. Interns will assist with research, problem solving, and reviewing laboratory and toxicology results.

Food Science Intern in Brisbane

As a food science intern in Brisbane, you might have a client-facing role, assessing dietary needs and designing personalized meal plans. Or, you might find yourself among a team of health professionals, contributing your nutritional advice to a more holistic health and well-being regimen. If research is your thing, Brisbane’s academic and scientific communities are prime for young, eager minds with a food science background.

Intern in Chiang Mai

Below are a few sample Health placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Health Intern with Mobile Health Unit

Work with medical professionals as they visit remote villages in rural Thailand. You’ll be part of a group that provides public health education, basic medical procedures, vaccinations, and disease prevention. While mostly shadowing, you will have the opportunity to work directly with doctors, nurses, and some patients.

Clinical Health Intern at Rural District Hospital

You’ll work in a large hospital in rural Thailand that caters to 60,000+ citizens. This hospital provides a range of services, from emergency care to dental and eye care, as well as a pharmacy, and pre- and post-op units. You’ll shadow doctors and nurses and be able to work in different units throughout the hospital.

Public Health Intern at Governmental Health Clinic

As an intern, your responsibilities will involve working in the community with local volunteers to educate, prevent, and mitigate various diseases. Your work may include checking blood pressure and blood sugar to prevent heart disease and stroke, and working on public health campaigns to prevent dengue fever and encourage vaccinations. You’ll also help with checkups and primary care visits.

Intern in Ecuador

Below are a few sample Health placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Community Health Intern at Andean Hospital/Clinic

Shadow doctors and nurses at an Andean health clinic while also focusing on public health. You’ll work with the doctors and nurses who assist patients every day, and you’ll also build education programs around dental assistance, nutrition, exercise, and more.

Public Health Intern at Preventative Care Organization

Intern with an organization in Quito that focuses on health education, nutrition, and general preventative healthcare. You could help lead a nutrition class for kids that includes hand washing and oral hygiene, or assist with a nutrition class for adults based around healthy eating and common health problems.

Clinical Health Intern in Amazonian Health Center

Work in an Amazonian health center gaining hands-on experience with patients. You might take patient vitals and complete intake forms, and you’ll assist with preventative health talks in the community. Additionally, there are often opportunities to accompany doctors on medical brigades to rural communities with little to no medical access.

Intern in South Africa

Below are a few sample Health placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Intern for Physical Therapy Office

If you’re interested in hands-on experience in a unique environment, this is the internship placement for you. You’ll directly assist South African health care professionals with client-centered assessments, activity analysis, wellness promotion, patient write-ups, and long-term patient goal setting, and home, school, and job site evaluations.

Public Health Intern at HIV/AIDS Clinic

Intern with this small HIV/AIDS clinic in the heart of Capetown. You’ll get experience working directly with patients, educating them on HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases. Your main responsibilities will be in communication and education, but you’ll also support health professionals in their daily tasks and do some admin work. This is a great opportunity if you’re interested in non-profit work or healthcare.

Intern for South African Clinic

Work in a clinic in Capetown or one of the more rural areas, gaining first hand experience shadowing doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals. You’ll see the health-related challenges that South Africans face, all while being taught by established professionals. If you want to become a nurse or doctor some day, this internship is for you!

Intern in Sydney

Below are a few sample Health placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Psychology Admin Intern at Psychotherapy Clinic

This clinic focuses on therapy for children, adolescents, adults, and couples. You’ll receive first-hand experience observing psychologists in practice, and you’ll help to administer testing for clients. Working with a team of dedicated psychology professionals will increase you knowledge and skills.

Lab Scientist in Training at University Laboratory

This company uses a university lab to perform experiments that further scientific research, including immunohistochemistry and electrophysiological recordings from brain slices. You’ll work with cutting-edge biomedical devices every day in order to fulfill your internship requirements, increasing your knowledge and skills.

Intern in Vietnam

Below are a few sample Health placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Physical Therapy Intern at a Medical Clinic

An Intern in this placement will work closely with physical therapists and sports therapists to assess patients’ needs and assist with strength and conditioning programs, therapy machines, and contribute to the design and evaluation of therapy programs. Daily responsibilities may vary.

Acupuncture Intern at a National Hospital

Learn about Eastern surgery and medicine through on-the-job training of Vietnamese traditional medicine and acupuncture. Tasks include shadowing in primary treatment of patients in Eastern medicinal techniques.

Nursing Intern at an International Hospital

Interns in this hospital gain experience in a variety of disciplines (pediatrics, orthopedics, emergency medicine, etc). Interns will be shadowing and/or performing with supervision on the following: assessing patients’ needs, nursing diagnosis, development & nursing plans,and evaluating healthcare outcomes.