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Community Health - INTERNSHIP (all health majors may apply)

Locations

Colombia: Manizales, Rural Areas, Santa Marta

Program Duration

7-12 Months, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 5-8 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks

Term

May Term, Throughout the year, Academic Year, Trimester, Winter, Summer, Spring, Fall

Dates

OPEN - Year Round (make contact and set your own dates)

Qualifications

Desire to help
Strong interest health profession
Positive Attitude
Enthusiastic Demeanor
Ability to follow instructions and work independently
Strong sense of responsibility
Leadership qualities
Spanish Speaker (Beginners accepted, if strong in other areas)

Minimum Education

High School

Intern Types

  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Science
  • Camp Counselor & Trip Leader
  • Health Administration
  • Health Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Physical Therapy
  • Spanish

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

$3,000 first 4 weeks; $1000 additional month, ongoing

Cost Includes:

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

Credit Available

yes

Salary/Pay

0

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Aids
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Development
  • Culture
  • Dental
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Public Health
  • Tourism
  • Tutor
  • Veterinary Science
  • Volunteer Management
  • Women

Age Range

18+

This Program is open to

Worldwide, American, European, Canadian, Australian, Kiwi, South African and Asian Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Guest House
  • Home-stays
  • Group living

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Scholarships are Available

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 day

Post Services Include

  • Job and Internship Network
  • Alumni Network
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad