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Medical Internship - Mexico

Medical Internship - Mexico

Job Description

Location: Western Mexico

Duration: Minimum 2 months

Start Dates: Project is ongoing, and you can join at any time, depending upon availability. 

Fee: $670 USD Project Fee for the first month + £295 GBP Placement Fee 


  • Medical placement in a hospital working alongside local doctors, nurses and support staff.
  • Flexible placement, tailored according to your interests and abilities.
  • Opportunity to experience the Mexican Health Sector and increase your medical speciality skills.
  • Keywords: medical internship, hospital experience, flexible serious internship, Spanish immersion.

The state of Jalisco in Western Mexico is home to many of the attributes deemed quintessentially ‘Mexican’, such as the famous tequila, the sombrero and mariachi music. It’s also home to Autlan Regional Hospital, established in 1987 as one of many hospitals in the public health care system of Mexico, which provides public health care to all Mexican citizens. It is part of a range of hospitals aiming to bring about social change by way of health promotion.

The Regional Hospital in Autlan caters for and provides care for low-income patients who are affiliated through government programs. The focus is to not only meeting basic health needs but also on improving the general quality of life. The hospital operates a full range of departments including paediatrics, gynaecology, dentistry, trauma, orthopaedics, cardiology, family medicine, internal medicine as well as general medicine. Certified medical doctors, nurses and interns attend each department. In addition the hospitals is equipped for radiology, ultrasonography and clinical analysis such as blood testing and urine analysis.

Your aim as an intern within the hospital is to assist the staff in any necessary tasks, gaining valuable work experience while at the same time growing your understanding of your host culture and to promote cultural exchange.

For further information and to apply check out our website

Job Requirements

*Minimum age 18.
*Minimum 2-months commitment, maximum 6 months.
*Previous experience or qualifications in the medical field.
*Good spoken English and advanced Spanish (lessons available).
*Necessary vaccinations.
*Necessary flight & visas.
*Full travel & medical insurance. Please see our info pages for more information and to get a quote.

Job Snapshot

Other Pay Self-funded Internship (unpaid)
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience None
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Training
Required Travel Negligible
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Medical Internship - Mexico

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