Be a part of the Medical Internship Program in Pokhara, Nepal since this will provide an immense boost to your medical career while giving an edge to your learning graph, from your peers back in college. This program is an ideal option for all those pre-med, medical, and nursing students, who are keen to intern abroad and be a part of a medical mission trip. Students joining this program will be placed at hospitals and medical clinics. The hospital has 5 emergency beds and 10 beds in the general ward. Departments include Cardiology, Orthopedic, Neurology, Ent, Gynecology, etc.
The interns will be put under the guidance of professional doctors and nursing staff where they will get to observe and learn about the medical practices in Nepal. It'll be an incredible opportunity to gain first-hand work experience and at the same time, serve those who need your love & care.
The tasks assigned to the interns will be strictly on the basis of the level of their education and experience. While pre-med students would mostly be observing the doctors and the staff, 3rd and final year medical as well as nursing students can get hands-on experience depending upon their level of work experience and understanding; such as suturing wounds, giving vaccinations, measuring blood pressure, fever, etc.
A list of the daily routine of the intern volunteers includes general tasks as given below:
The tentative work schedule for the interns is as follows -
Breakfast at home is usually around 8:00 AM (in case of emergency, we can also serve early breakfast.
Hospital work timings are usually from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Interns can come back & have lunch at home.
Evenings are free for the interns to relax or explore Pokhara.
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Interns must be 18 years or older at the time of joining the internship. As an intern, you should have an open mind and flexible attitude for working in a new and different environment. Medical interns must provide a Criminal Background Check Report, CV, Passport Copy as well as other documents and credentials pertaining to their qualifications prior to joining the program. Pre Med, Medical, Nursing students and CNA’s can join the program. All students must adhere to professional attire while at the hospitals.
We encourage volunteers to get in touch with former Volunteering Solutions participants and also other program participants joining our projects. You are recommended to join the Volunteering Solutions Facebook Page or Facebook Group to connect with other participants and our team.
You can also visit the Nepal Program Reviews page to view the testimonials and feedbacks of our past participants.
To read alumni interviews and experiences, visit the ‘Meet a Volunteer’ section on our website.
Getting a Visa for this little Himalayan nation isn’t difficult in any way. You can get your visa on arrival at Kathmandu Airport itself or alternatively, you can also apply for Nepal Visa at your nearest Nepal Embassy.
VolSol recommends all its volunteers to apply for the desired programs well in advance. Our major booking seasons are from January to July and September to December.
As we have limited spots available in our programs and serve on first come first basis, it is strongly recommended to apply for the program and book your spots well in advance. You can book your spot in the program by filling an online form and paying the application fee.
Once you complete your application, your individual 'My Account' will be active in which you will receive your placement confirmation after which you can pay the program fees. You can pay the program fees later as well in installments, but 45 days before the program starts.
Yes, you are welcome to take part in any of the volunteering projects in Nepal as a group. It is a popular destination for group participation. Our Nepal programs have hosted large student groups from around the world including that of schoolies coming for short term volunteering programs. Also, we can design special group programs for groups of 5 or more. Our programs are designed to be safe, affordable and offer a great group volunteering experience to the volunteers.
In our experience of more than 12+ years we have enabled and facilitated volunteer program placements for college groups, university groups, high school groups, group of families, group of couples as well as groups of colleagues.
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