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Medical Internships for Undergraduate Students

Ditch the textbooks. Deep dive into medicine.

Are you looking to supercharge your medical studies with real-life experience?! 

Our two to eight-week summer placements put you alongside medical professionals and fellow students. You’ll gain healthcare exposure that you just can’t get in the classroom. 

These internships are tailor-made for 18 to 24-year-olds studying medicine in the UK. The priority is exposure — moving your learning from textbooks to healthcare settings in countries like Tanzania, Peru, or Nepal. 

Think of this as your launchpad to medical mastery. You’ll deep dive into diverse healthcare settings, gain crucial observation hours, and contribute to global healthcare equality.

By joining an Undergrad Medical Internship, you will:

  • Conquer your summer break by joining a tailor-made healthcare internship for UK undergraduate medical students.
  • Spend 40+ hours directly observing the work of doctors.
  • Provide 15+ hours of education and medical checks to underserved communities.
  • Attend workshops and lectures led by top medical professionals.
  • Master new medical skills and develop your bedside manner.
  • Go global by encountering new healthcare systems, tropical diseases, and cultural nuances that will broaden your horizons.
  • Find your passion as you rotate between departments and observe different specialties.
  • Join a group of like-minded students for pre-organised social and cultural activities.

Our Undergrad Medical Internships are tailored to give you exposure before doing your foundation years. They also reveal the realities of hospital work so you can continue your career in medicine with confidence.

Step outside your comfort zone to become a more well-rounded professional, learn and explore with like-minded students, and discover a new world of healthcare.

Ready to find your perfect internship abroad? Explore your options now.

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Medical health check up in Nepal
Medical Internship for Undergraduate Students in Nepal
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  • Price: £2,195 for 2 weeks
  • Extra Weeks: £600
  • Start Date: June and July
  • Minimum Duration: 2 weeks
  • Age: 18 or over
Join an Undergrad Medical Internship in Tanzania
Medical Internship for Undergraduate Students in Tanzania
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  • Price: £2,195 for 2 weeks
  • Extra Weeks: £600
  • Start Date: June and July
  • Minimum Duration: 2 weeks
  • Age: 18 or over
Join an Undergrad Medical Internship in Peru
Medical Internship for Undergraduate Students in Peru
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  • Price: £2,195 for 2 weeks
  • Extra Weeks: £600
  • Start Date: June and July
  • Minimum Duration: 2 weeks
  • Age: 18 or over

What are Undergrad Medical Internships?

Undergrad Medical Internships are a bridge between textbook knowledge and real-world medical action. They take you beyond the lecture hall, allowing you to explore your passion for medicine and make a positive impact.

Our internships are designed to:

  • Make you a stand-out student: Gain real-world experience that sets you apart from your textbook-clutching classmates.
  • Learn by doing: Frustrated by a lack of real-world experience? Shadow doctors and witness medicine in action!
  • Make a difference: Demonstrate your commitment to service by completing medical outreaches in underserved communities.
  • Expand your horizons: Experience different healthcare systems and learn to work with a diverse range of patients and problems.

Join us to gain the confidence you crave! We’ll help you find direction in your medical journey, so you can thrive in whichever path you take.

A medical volunteer in Tanzania

Who are Undergrad Medical Internships for?

Our Undergrad Medical Internships are tailored for ambitious students who are enrolled in university and actively pursuing a career in healthcare.

These internships are designed to equip you with practical experiences, skills, and insights. This will help you determine which medical specialty is for you.

You should be:

  • An undergraduate student on track for a career in healthcare.
  • Looking for guaranteed observation, volunteer, and education hours.
  • Seeking diverse practical experiences that set you apart.
  • Ready to challenge yourself, achieving personal growth beyond your comfort zone.
  • Craving connections with like-minded students who also want to work in healthcare.
  • Committed to excellence in medicine and ready to showcase your passion.

If you’re nodding your head, then you need this Medical Internship! Our fixed-date programmes take between two and eight weeks. They’re designed to give you insight into the realities of healthcare in hospital and community settings. 

If you’re looking for a medical elective, remember to check that this internship meets the requirements before you apply.

An undergraduate medical student in Peru

Jumpstart your medical career with Projects Abroad

You’re already on the road to becoming a medical professional. Take it to the next level with a Projects Abroad internship to gain stand-out practical experience.

Here’s why we're your perfect partner:

  • Trusted leader: With over 30 years of experience, we're experts in creating impactful volunteer experiences.
  • Unbeatable learning: Our carefully crafted internships offer firsthand experience, professional guidance, and cultural immersion.
  • Tailored to you: We understand your needs. Our bespoke internships maximise your opportunities to build essential skills and experience.
  • Ethical and Responsible: We prioritise sustainability and community-led initiatives, aiming for long-term health equality.

Benefits that set you apart:

  • Gain 40+ hours of clinical experience under the guidance of top medical professionals.
  • Contribute to underserved communities by participating in 15+ hours of medical outreach.
  • Receive first-class education through complementary lectures and workshops.
  • Focus on your academic success with more free time to boost your university exam results.
  • Deepen your understanding of global healthcare through engaging workshops and lectures.
  • Immerse yourself in a new culture, creating unforgettable memories and lifelong friendships.

This unique combination will make you stand out from the crowd. Give yourself the competitive edge you need for a fulfilling healthcare career.

Undergraduate medical outreach in Nepal

Ready to launch your medical career?

Ever imagined working alongside medical professionals in locations like Peru, Nepal, or Tanzania? Our Undergrad Medical Internships turn that dream into reality!

You'll gain real-world experience in a medical setting and assist with crucial outreach programmes. Alongside this, you'll boost your career prospects while directly helping communities in need.

Are you ready to take your medical knowledge to the next level?

Apply now

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