Medicine, Healthcare Health Policy
Medicine and Healthcare Internship
Interns work in hospitals and health clinics in Ghana where they shadow hospital staff and provide basic care and education to the community. These placements are ideal for pre-med, pre-dental, and pre-nursing students who have completed some relevant coursework and plan to pursue a career in the field. More advanced positions are available for nursing and medical students who want to acquire clinical experience.
As an intern, you’ll see first-hand the challenges facing healthcare providers in the developing countries, and your presence will provide an invaluable service to the community. Since medical internships takes more coordination to verify applicants’ qualifications and find a suitable placement, we encourage you apply early.
Health Policy Internship
The health policy placement is suited for students and recent graduates with an interest in global health to work with a reputable organizations focused on improving the lives of poor and vulnerable populations in Ghana through research, capacity building, service delivery, education and prevention programs, advocacy and policy analysis. Selected applicants will intern under the supervision of the experienced staff providing substantive and administrative support for ongoing programs in the area of reproductive and maternal health, malaria, TB, HIV AIDS. Interns will be primarily based in Accra, but may be required to travel to other regions in Ghana for assignments as necessary
Students are placement with organizations such as MSH Ghana, Catholic Relief Services, PATH, FHI 360 and Ghana Health Services.