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Medical Intern Working with Kids: Give Hope to the Hopeless

Program Duration

5-8 Week, 9-12 Week, 3-6 Month, 7-12 Month, Summer


Throughout the year


* Must be enrolled in a college and taking courses toward a degree in the medical field
* Mature and resourceful individuals exhibiting a commitment to ministry and community participation
* Willing to step out your comfort zone and be used where needed
* Flexible, open-minded, and capable of adaptation to new situations
* A positive attitude is vital, even in frustrating or difficult situations
* Must have a strong work ethic, be self-motivated, and be committed to learning and being effective
* Able to work closely with BCI staff, along with a local church in Ethiopia

Minimum Education

High School

Intern Types

  • Medicine


  • English

Cost in US$:

Cost with airfare: $3,900 (6 weeks); $5,250 (15 weeks); $6,600 (24 weeks); $9,300 (42 weeks)

Cost Includes:

  • Written materials pre-departure
  • Written materials abroad
  • Travel while in host country
  • Registration fees
  • Language instruction
  • International travel
  • In-country staff support
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Housing
  • Food

Program Fees Include:

Trip cost includes all expenses, including airfare from a major US airport, transportation while in Ethiopia, translators, room and board, and any other expenses. You will need to bring your own spending money, and any extra money you may want to use to buy clothes, food, toys, etc. for children or families.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Aids
  • Childcare & Children
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Hospital
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Orphans
  • Public Health
  • Youth
  • Youth Ministry

This Program is open to

Kiwi, Australian, South African, Canadian, European, American, Irish, British, Asian and Worldwide Participants.

Application Process Involves

  • Written Application
  • Letters of Reference

Typically The Application Process Time is

2 weeks