Proyecto Peru mediates in your medical internship in Peru. Internship placements in a public medical clinic, birthing center or health care project in Cusco. If you study to become a doctor, nurse, midwife, obstetrician or physiotherapist, an internship in Peru will give you a working experience unlike any you’ve gained so far. The contrast between Western medical facilities and practice and those of the developing world is huge. This contributes to your experience and knowledge.
Proyecto Peru offers placements in a medical clinic in Cusco, Peru. You will see all the aspects of working in a medical clinic in Peru. Depending on your experience and your Spanish level, you will be assisting the doctors in their daily work in the clinic. You can do your internship year round. The medical internship is available for a minimum of 4 weeks and there is no maximum. You can also do an internship on the field of health care in a project near Cusco or in a birthing center in the city of Cusco.
Proyecto Peru offers a Spanish course for medical purposes. The Medical Spanish course will give you a specialized vocabulary and you will develop your Spanish in a practical context. The Medical Spanish course will prepare you for meeting patients who only speak Spanish and for talking with doctors and nurses. The Medical Spanish course is your perfect preparation for a medical or health care placement in Peru.
The medical Spanish course is an individual course of 15 hours per week, 3 hours per day. The lessons are given in the mornings or afternoons. It is possible to do a Medical Spanish course and do an internship in a local medical clinic at the same time.
You can come for a medical internship any time of the year, but Proyecto Peru Internships in Cusco also offers a special Medical Package in June and July. The Medical Package is 4 weeks. If you come in June or July, you can have classes of Spanish for medical purposes in a small group instead of individual. The Medical Package will give you a specialized Spanish course of 15 hours a week, 3 hours a day in a group of a maximum of 4 medical students. So you will have 60 hours of medical Spanish in total.
During the 4 weeks, you will work in a local medical clinic. As a (pre-) medical student you will gain a worthy experience, working in a clinic in Cusco. And you will have a homestay in a local guest family during the 4 weeks, where you will have all meals. Besides that you will have 3 excursions in the weekends. One excursion is a full day in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Another trip is a full weekend to Lake Titicaca where you will have a boat trip on the lake, visit different islands and sleep 1 night on an island. And of course there is a visit to Machu Picchu. You will go on a 2 day trip by train. Write us for more information and the price of this package for next June / July.