The Medical and nursing internship program provides you an opportunity to work together with medical and nursing professionals in Nepal. The internship will take place in large city hospitals to local health centers according to your expertise and preference. We are currently partnering with a pediatric hospital in Kathmandu and other general hospitals around Kathmandu and Chitwan. Rural medical facilities are on our internship placement list too.
The medical and nursing internship program run all year round and available from 1- 20 weeks.
Your typical day starts with a cup of morning tea served around 7:30am. Main meal is ready around 9-9:30am and head to the hospital. At the hospital and health center facility you will meet up with internship co-ordinator who will give you clear instruction about what department you would be working. You will work 4-6 hours a day, 6 days a week. Saturday is the day off.
✔ Flexible starting date ✔ Experience different health care environment ✔ Team learning opportunity ✔ Meet-up with various background health professionals
✔ Must be medical or nursing student or professional ✔ 18+ years old or minor under parents supervision ✔ Basic English ✔ A criminal background check certificate is required ✔ Travel insurance for your safety ✔ Vaccines(Please visit your GP or seek for medical advice if you intend to volunteer and travel in Nepal. Please check out the link for more information. http://services.masta.com/VaccineChecker)
Accomodation & Meals
Your accommodation and meals will be arranged at a local family close to your internship placement(5 to 15-minute walk). You will be provided a private room. Meals are served 2-3 times a day. DalBhatTarkari (Rice, Lentils and vegetables) is the most common food cooked in Nepali homes.
Most of the family have Wi-Fi, western toilets and hot shower which is a bonus otherwise pan toilets and normal shower.
Water- You can either purchase bottled water at the local shops or ask with your hosting family for filtered or boiled water.
Hospital registration fee Basic orientation on local health care system Airport pick up and drop off
Accommodation and meals at the host family
Public transport to and from the project
Sightseeing Kathmandu(Swyambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath temple, Boddhanath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square)
Nepali language and cultural orientation
What’s NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance, vaccinations and any personal expenses
Large city hospital in Kathmandu and Chitwan
Small health centers throughout Nepal