Medical Internship in the Department of Human Biology
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Medical Internship in the Department of Human Biology

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Program Summary

Africa is faced with numerous health problems, such as cancer, trauma, cardiac disease, AIDS/HIV, alcohol abuse, and so much more. There are many ways to help address these issues, and one is signing up for the Medical Internship offered at a Department of Human Biology. This opportunity offered by Magister takes you to Cape Town where you will work with a range of specialists, from physicists to computer scientists.

The placement will be in a unit that conducts world-class research in medical imaging that addresses Africa’s healthcare needs. You will be assigned to a project within your field of expertise, skills, and interests; helping with one of these core research areas:

- Electroencephalography and brain-computer interfaces
- Electromyography and biomechatronics; low-dose digital X-ray imaging for primary health care
- Magnetic resonance imaging; screening for fetal alcohol syndrome using stereo photogrammetry
- Automated sputum smear microscopy to detect tuberculosis
- Social-affective ...


  • Biomedical Science
  • Medicine

Year(s) Offered


Age Requirement

Open to All Ages

Participation Guidelines

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

Cost in USD per week

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Experience Required



- Studying towards a degree/diploma in Biomedical Engineering or a related area
- Some past experience would be preferable
- Good analytical skills
- Able to work well in a team and independently

Application Procedures

  • Letters of Reference
  • Resume

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