Medical Internship

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Program Description

MyGapYear Medical Internships offer motivated nursing, pre-med and medical students the chance to experience on-the-job training and gain valuable insight into daily operations of healthcare services in a developing country.

Interns will assist healthcare professionals including doctors and nurses in busy clinics and hosptials in Kathmandu. Nursing and medical students will be able to assist in fields including surgery, mental health, maternity, pediatrics, and A&E. Those qualified doctors and nurses will dispense daily medical treatment.

Take this chance to boost your experience and background in diverse medical practices to expand on your Australian foundation. This is a challenging position, but it is a fulfilling experience.

If you have the motivation and interest to learn more about healthcare in a developing country, gain more experience, or just hope to help those less fortunate, then a MyGapYear Medical Internship is for you!

Highlights

Your role at the hospital will depend on your level of education and any prior experience you have. In most cases interns will begin by shadowing the local hospital staff before being transferred to one of the departments in the facility. These departments include, but are not limited to:

Pediatrics
Pathology
Physiotherapy
Nursing
Dental
Ambulance/Emergency


Chitwan Tour (Included)

Included in your program fee is a 3-day package tour of Chitwan National Park. Keep an eye out for one-horned rhino's, elephants, and a once-in-a-lifetime sighting of the rare Bengal tiger as you experience Chitwan, one of the best wildlife-viewing parks in Asia.

Take an adventure in the incredible Chitwan and Terai regions of Nepal. This is a three day tour that will take you through spectacular flatlands as you view the extensive biodiversity and even go to one of the first elephant breeding centers in Asia.

Highlights:

Canoe through the beautiful Rapti River
Marvel at the Tharu Stick Dance, an entrancing tradition
Tour around one of the first elephant breeding centers in Asia

Enjoy the tradition and beauty of Chitwan Village
Get splashed as you help bathe elephants
Join the Bird Watching Tour to see over 500 species of birds

*All meals and accommodations included in Chitwan Tour.

Qualifications

Medical or Nursing Qualifications

Current Medical and Nursing students are also able to participate in this program

Volunteer Types

Medicine

What`s Included

Unlimited Pre departure support
MyGapYear T-Shirt
Airport pick up and drop off
24/7 in country support
Induction tour and transfer to placement
Orientation Upon Arrival
2 nights Hotel Accommodation including Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner or as indicated
All Accommodation at home stay with Nepalese Family
2 night/3 day Adventure tour of Chitwan

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Program Locations

Kathmandu, Nepal

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Program Details

Provider:
MyGapYear
Location
  • Nepal: Kathmandu
Terms:
Throughout the year
Program Duration:
1-3 months, 2-4 weeks, 3-6 months, 6-12 months
Languages:
English
Participants:
American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African, Worldwide
Cost:
From $1,160 USD

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