Medical & Healthcare

Enjoy an incredibly rewarding internship experience in a healthcare setting of your choice. Our medical and public healthcare internships provide you with the opportunity to expand your knowledge, gain exposure to diverse medical cases, learn from highly experienced specialists and contribute tremendously to the Public Health system of South Africa.

Medical & Healthcare programmes available:

CareerFocus options:

Clinical observation


Physiotherapy/ OT/ Speech Therapy


Programme attendance options:

Physical Attendance

Virtual Attendance

Programmes available

Medicine & Healthcare Internship Programmes
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Medical & Healthcare 'NEED TO KNOW'

Key programme features

We are ready to help you design and enjoy your own Medical & Healthcare learn abroad programme. Here are the options available in the field of Medical & Healthcare.

Choice of two programmes

We have two primary programmes to suit your needs. In some instances we also offer virtual placements.

Unlimited duration as standard

You can come for as long as you need without paying any extra fees.You'll receive the same level of support.

Backed by concrete promises

We are 100% on your side. We guarantee every aspect of your trip with unrivalled promises.


Need to focus on a precise niche or two? No problem! Your programme can focus on your specialist areas.

Immersive cultural experience

We'll help you engage with the culture and personal benefits of being in a foreign country.

Virtual placements

Save on travel and accommodation costs, pay a far lower fee. All while building your professional network.

Academia friendly

We will handle all aspects of academic accreditation, including direct liaison with your tutors and academic staff.

Future career friendly

We will write full reference letters for your placement(s) to optimise future employers' first impression of you.

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What did others say about their Medical & Healthcare programme?

You'll see one or two snippets below from the alumni of our Medicine & Healthcare Internships & Volunteering programmes that provided a full interview about their experience which you can click through to.

Why do people apply for Medical & Healthcare programmes?

There are many different reasons why people want to participate in Medicine & Healthcare Internships & Volunteering programmes abroad, here is a selection of the hopes and aspirations of other people who may be just like you!
Georgia (United Kingdom)

I am an MSc Health Psychology student at UCL. I am currently conducting research regarding COVID-19 with a focus on LMICs as a member of RREAL. I aspire to work for organisations such as MSF, WHO, UK-PHRN, etc. All of which require 1-2 years front-line experience. I have experience working as an advance mental health volunteer in remote areas of Sri Lanka for 2 months and am looking to build on this experience in a way in which would fulfil the criteria of the aforementioned organisations.

University College London (Ucl)
Mergan (United Kingdom)

l hope to gain experience in planning projects from start to finish, working alongside product managers in creating new products, data analysis and report writing. I am excited about this opportunity as it will aid in cultivating my learning and experience which lead to more opportunities in the future. l also hope to improve and gain high levels of communication, interpersonal, time management and teamwork skills.

Swansea University
Cameron (United States)

I hope to learn crucial skills in regard to program development, implementation, and maintenance. I would love to do HIV/AIDS relief work.

Uc Berkeley
Alexis (United States)

I hope to achieve the knowledge and experiences that the average classroom cannot give me. The real life experiences will allow me to have close relations with the medical field and children.

Kennesaw State University


Current Medical & Healthcare Job Openings

Here are some current or recent internship job opportunities in this career area. We do not publish all openings - so please contact us to hear about others.

Clinical Research Assistant

Currently studying or completed a medical related degree. Some previous research experience. Good communication skills.

The Organisation: A research institute and medical facility primarily concerned with the molecular and cellular biology of heart disease. The institute is linked to some of South Africa's leading universities.
Keywords: Public health, Clinical research, Analysis, Clinical observation, Internship

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Available Medical & Healthcare Learnerships

Good news, we also offer in depth learnerships in this career area. Take a look at the exclusive programmes we offer below:

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