Medical work experience to set you up for your degree
Why not get a head start on your degree by gaining medical work experience abroad as a medical volunteer. Gain varied and unique work experience for your medicine course by being a healthcare volunteer or an intern on one of our medical projects abroad. With Oyster, you can travel to Brasov city (Romania), bustling Delhi or rural Palampur in India, to really give your CV a boost for university applications.
In Romania, you will be shadowing nurses as a medical assistant and helping with day-to-day routine checks. If you’re thinking about a career in Paediatrics, there is an opportunity to work in the children’s hospital, either way you will be able to take home valuable knowledge of how a foreign healthcare system works.
Our medical projects in India are in the Indian capital Delhi and in Palampur, which will give medical interns the opportunity to shadow medical professionals in a number of health institutions, including hospitals, dental clinics, nursing homes and physio centres, all whilst experiencing life first-hand in vibrant India. Interns take take part in two medical placements. If working in Delhi, you will be based in a large hospital shadowing professional Indian medics in a variety of departments and gaining a fascinating insight into a foreign medical system.