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Students on a gap year internship work at an outreach in Sri Lanka.

By Nadia Moore 27th November, 2019

4 Medical Gap Year Internship Ideas

You can feel it deep within your bones - you need a break from your studies. In fact, you need a few months, or even an entire year off before your medical degree starts.

Gap year volunteers take a selfie in the mountains of Vietnam.

By Amelia McKinlay 20th November, 2019

Five Steps To Planning Your Gap Year

Are you dreaming of taking a year out but are unsure how to plan a gap year? A gap year is the perfect time to take a break from your routine and dive into something completely different.

Medical interns take a group photo with their placement supervisors in Kenya.

By Jen Southern 05th November, 2019

Best International Internships Around the World for 2020

We’re here to give you that much-needed pearl of wisdom. You might have only just started university, but it’s usually the best time to begin looking for an internship.

A close up picture of Kenyan bead work showing the Kenyan national flag in one of our bucket list destinations

By Ashwin September 31st October, 2019

Top 10 Bucket List Destinations

You’ve made up your mind: “I’m travelling more next year!”. We all agree travelling is a great way to try new things while experiencing the wonder and beauty of the world.

Caleb Joseph drinking coffee in the UK Projects Abroad office.

By Caleb Joseph and Jen Southern 29th October, 2019

People of Projects Abroad: Caleb Joseph - Community Manager

We have some extraordinary people working at Projects Abroad, many of which you may find yourself in contact with one day! Our Community Manager, Caleb Joseph, is someone you'll come to know and love during your journey with us.

Medical volunteers hand out larvicide to prevent mosquitoes from breeding in the Philippines.

By Jen Southern 14th October, 2019

Abuzz with mosquitoes and mosquito-borne diseases

As part of our Medicine & Healthcare Projects, we have been increasing our efforts in education, prevention and treatment of these diseases.

Conservation intern spots a giraffe during his wildlife survey in Kenya.

By Amelia McKinlay 08th October, 2019

A Guide to Wildlife Conservation Internships Abroad

If exploring foreign landscapes and the animals that roam it sounds like a dream come true, then perhaps a career in wildlife conservation is for you. You’ll get to work outdoors and protect our wildlife while exploring places that most people only dream about.

Conservation volunteers measure the size of a sea turtle during their marine project in Thailand

By Amelia McKinlay 10th September, 2019

A Guide to Marine Conservation Internships Abroad

If you go to bed dreaming about scuba diving in crystal blue seas and learning about the marine life that lives beneath, then perhaps you should consider a career in marine conservation.

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