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Medical and Public Healthcare Internship Projects Abroad

Program Facts

Volunteers must apply for this program at least 1-2 months in advance so they may be given enough time for their visas to be processed. Once arriving in India, volunteers will fly into the Bangalore International Airport and may then be placed in Bangalore city, Karnataka or the rural district of Tamilnadu for their program. The length of this project is a minimum of 2 weeks and a maximum of 12 weeks, in which volunteers or interns will assist local hospital staff and doctors in their respect field of health and medicine projects. Interns will have great opportunities to organize and facilitate health camps in local communities.


Interning on a Medicine & Healthcare project in a developing country is invaluable preparation for a career in general medicine, dentistry, nursing, midwifery, public health, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, or nutrition. Our medical internships are built to varying levels of experience, from those with interest before university to medical students. You can choose from a variety of programs which run from one to four weeks or more at any time of the year.

Intern Abroad and Set Yourself Apart from the Crowd

A Medicine & Healthcare internship with Kenosis projects abroad is ideal for those looking to boost their resumes by broadening their clinical, procedural, and cultural skills in a medical environment.


At your placement, you will experience a setting where medical professionals work with limited resources and equipment. Here, you will also be able to observe conditions, illnesses, and different methods of treatment that you would not otherwise see elsewhere. Many interns also have the opportunity to put their basic medical skills to practice by providing important healthcare services on outreach programs in rural communities.

Interning on a Medical Program with Projects Abroad

We will work with you to find an internship abroad that suits your level of experience. When you arrive at your destination, we will meet you at the airport and give you a comprehensive induction of your local area, including introducing you to the community where you will be working and the host family you will be living with. Once your placement begins, your designated supervisor and our Medical Coordinator will meet with you regularly. Our staffs are available for support 24/7.


Although there are no requirements in most cases, there will be some Medicine & Healthcare programs where a certain level of experience and/or language skills is required in order to join. You can learn more on our Requirements page.


Students enrolled in medical school or other health sciences degree programs can choose to do an Elective abroad with Projects Abroad. We also offer Psychology Projects for students with an interest in the field.

Group Medicine & Healthcare Projects for High School Students

For teen volunteers, Medicine & Healthcare projects are available as Medicine & Healthcare High School Special programs. High School Specials are designed for volunteers aged 16-19 to join a group of their peers working together under the guidance of our local staff.


Volunteering Abroad for Medicine & Healthcare Professionals

If you are a professional and want to put your skills to use on a Medicine & Healthcare project, Projects Abroad has placements for skilled and qualified volunteers. Our main focus is to match your skills with our partner organizations' needs. Please visit the Medicine & Healthcare Projects for Professionals section for more information.

Intern Abroad


As an intern abroad with Projects Abroad, you have the opportunity to boost your resume, gain new skills and practical experience, and engage in meaningful cultural exchange. In addition to your personal and professional growth, an international internship will also allow you to contribute to sustainable development and bring a more cross-cultural understanding to the world.


When you intern abroad:

  • You can travel as an intern abroad at any time of the year, for as long as you want

  • You can use your experience for university credit if you are in school. We recommend speaking to a school advisor about this

  • Your focus is on gaining experience and skills, so most of our Intern Abroad programs do not require previous experience

  • You will take on an active role at your placement and observe the challenges faced when interning abroad


Please choose the area you wish to intern in:

Medical Internships Abroad

Interning abroad on a Medicine internship is an ideal way to gain work experience while often helping some of the neediest people and poorest resourced medical institutions.

Nursing Internships Abroad

If you want to take up an internship abroad as a nurse, we have a huge number of different opportunities available. You will be able to shadow and observe qualified medical professionals.

Midwifery Internships Abroad

Midwifery interns observe local midwives and doctors and help provide pre-natal and post-natal care in hospitals and clinics.


International Dentistry Internships

interning abroad on one of our Dental placements is a fantastic way to gain practical experience in dentistry by working in hospitals, clinics, and community outreach programs.

Public Health Internships Abroad

Interns who wish to specialize in the community outreach aspect of our Medicine & Healthcare programs can join a full time Public Health project.


Physical Therapy Internships Abroad

Choose to intern abroad with us on a Physical Therapy internship and you will gain a great deal of work experience, as you provide support to our colleagues in the developing world.

Occupational Therapy Internships Abroad

Occupational Therapy interns work alongside local occupational therapists or independently provide care for patients in rehabilitation centers and facilities for the disabled.

Nutrition Internships Abroad

Kenosis has developed a nutrition internship program working with families identified as being especially at risk of malnutrition. Interns can get involved with educational campaigns, distributing nutritious food, and more.

Speech Therapy Internships Abroad

Kenosis offers internships in Speech Therapy to interns who have completed at least one year of studies in speech therapy. You will help local speech therapists treat patients in rehabilitation centers and facilities for the disabled.

Please contact us, if you have any questions and need more project description or concerns in regards to our volunteer projects in India, we will respond as soon as possible!


Apply now if you are ready to join us and volunteer in India!