A medical internship abroad is a clinical placement you undertake in a fast-paced, low-resource hospital in the developing world.
You’ll see a healthcare system totally different from your own, and get experience with conditions and practices you’ve never seen before.
You can choose the departments you want to rotate through — oncology, surgical, pediatrics, the ED…. It’s completely customizable.
You’ll see unfamiliar conditions like tropical diseases, learn how sociocultural issues affect how care is delivered, and get real-life, in-person experience with global health.
We’ve designed our internships to help you (and your resumé) stand out from the tens of thousands of med students who graduate every year.
On our internships for medical students, you’ll:
The best part is that your placement runs Monday to Friday. So, your evenings and weekends are free to explore a beautiful country you might never again get the chance to visit.
We're Project Possible — The experts in planning, customizing, and building medical internships abroad. Founded in 2005, we've built internships for over 17,000 students from 400+ universities worldwide.
We provide a personal, end-to-end service that includes:
Internship customization (choose your destination and departments) | Comprehensive pre-trip support | 24/7 in-country support team | Private, catered accommodation
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Arrivals are every Sunday, 52 weeks a year, with durations from one week upwards.
For more detail about how our service works click here.
As long as you are a college student enrolled in or have been accepted on a professional medical degree (in medical school) you are eligible.
You can also travel if you are already graduated. However, please note that our placements are educational in their nature and designed to give you experience abroad in a low resource hospital setting under the supervision of local qualified professionals.
First, submit an inquiry using the form at the bottom of the page. Tell us where, when and why you want to travel as well as your current level of study.
Next, a member of our consultation team will review your inquiry then call you to discuss your eligibility. They will also answer any questions you may have.
Once we have confirmed your eligibility, you need to submit your application form and pay your registration fee. We will then confirm your placement and availability within 48 hours.
Our programs are open! You can book your Project Possible overseas internship with total confidence. Once you’ve secured your space, you can make unlimited changes to your travel dates, absolutely free.
You’ll find peace of mind in the knowledge that our well-established safety measures help mitigate the risks associated with Covid, whichever destination you travel to. This is because our safety blueprint gives us control over each and every aspect of your experience from your in-country team's safety training to sanitisation of your private accommodation.
Need a last-minute internship? We have developed a fast-track that lets us plan and build you a world-class trip, faster than ever.
From vivid cultural history to tasty local cuisine, Kathmandu in Nepal checks all the boxes. From the city you can visit the holy primates of Monkey Temple, go trekking in the Himalayas, and take a break from the bustle of the city in the Garden of Dreams. When you’re rested, you can head out for drinks in Thamel to see how the locals have fun.