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Public and Clinical Health Intern in Nicaragua
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Public and Clinical Health Intern in Nicaragua

Locations

Nicaragua: Ciudad Sandino, Jinotepe, Masaya

Fields

  • Counseling
  • Food Science & Nutrition
  • Health Administration
  • Health Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychology

Causes

  • Aids
  • Childcare & Children
  • Counseling
  • Disability Issues
  • Drug & Alcohol Recovery
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Hospital
  • Human Rights
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Public Health
  • Senior Citizens
  • Social Work
  • Volunteer Management

Program Duration

9-12 Weeks, 7-12 Months

Year(s) Offered

2017

Age Requirement

Open to All Ages

Participation Guidelines

Worldwide Participants.

Cost in USD per week

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Program Includes:

Your contribution fee covers all program costs (excluding airfare) and is 100% tax deductible for U.S. residents. Included in the fee is: a one-week orientation; family homestay will all meals provided; language lessons (not available in Latin America); development trainings and workshops; group sessions; midterm retreat (9+ weeks only); final debriefing session; on-going in-country support from FSD site team and U.S. staff; USD 200 mini-grant; eligibility for additional project funding up to USD 500, medical evacuation and limited health insurance; and pick-up from the airport.

Accommodation Options

  • Home-stays

Salary & Compensation

Unpaid

Experience Required

No.

Qualifications

Internship Requirements:
- 17+ years old
- Intermediate Spanish speaking and comprehension skills for Latin American locations
- 9-week minimum commitment
To be a Competitive Applicant:
- Working towards or having completed a Bachelors Degree
- Educational background in Finance, Business, Economics, International Development, or related field
- 9+ week commitment to working in host community
- Past work, volunteer, or field experience abroad
- Basic understanding of grassroots development and experience with cultural and economic diversity

Minimum Education

High School

Application Procedures

  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume
  • Written Application