Medicine & Healthcare Placements

An excellent way to boost your personal and professional development.

Joining a medicine & healthcare elective abroad  will develop your experience and knowledge of healthcare in a global context.

Why choose Placement Year International to arrange your Medicine & Healthcare placement?

Quite simply, we do all the hard work for you!

We are experts at arranging work placements and internships around the world.  Why spend your time trying to arrange your medical elective abroad when we can do it for you?

From the moment you join, we guide you through the process making it stress-free. We help arrange visas. We liaise with University staff to ensure your course requirements are met and we help you complete necessary paperwork such as health and safety documents. 

Placement Year International - Medical electives abroad
Placement Year International - Medical electives abroad

What roles are available on my Medicine & Healthcare placement?

Your role will be tailored to your skills, experience and preferences.  Our friendly team will discuss your requirements with you to ensure you are matched with a suitable placement and role.

We offer placements in the following areas of Medicine & Healthcare

  • Dentistry
  • Medicine
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiography

Where will I be working on my Medicine & Healthcare placement?

After accepting you on the programme we will match your personal requirements and interests, your previous training and experience with the most suitable placement.  This personal approach ensures you receive the experience and training you want and the host company receives someone with the skills they need.

We partner with a number of host institutions to offer Medicine & Healthcare placements. These include:

  • Government hospital
  • Private Hospital
  • Health clinics
Placement Year International - Medical electives abroad

Medicine & Healthcare placement destinations

Got a Question? Contact us Find out more

We are here to answer your questions. Send us a message or call us on +44 (0)1273 725868.

How do I apply?

It's easy and quick!

Send your CV and Cover Letter to us using our short application form.

Please clearly state in your Cover Letter which destination and type of placement you are interested in.

Got more questions? Send us a message!

Jason Billam - Plymouth University

“I wanted to personally thank you for all the help you've given me the last few months, and for allowing me to have this fantastic opportunity.”

Jason Billam - Plymouth University

"Thank you very much for everything, you found the internship I really wanted."

Gabriela Arevalo, Swiss Hotel Management School (SHMS)

Alex Smarsch - Oxford Brookes University

“I arrived at the Sheraton hotel and there are no words to describe how amazing this place is and how well they treat me. I hope my work here makes up for the good treatment I get!”

Alex Smarsch - Oxford Brookes University

"I would really like to thank you for being so involved in finding my internship. It was a great thing to discover your program."

Marko Djukic - Switzerland

Jason Billam - Plymouth University
“I have always wanted to travel with my work, and experience different cultures and lifestyles. China is now a place with so much to offer due to its phenomenal growth in the last few decades.”

Jason Billam - Plymouth University

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