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Pre Medical / Pre Nursing Internship in Sri Lanka

Overseas medical students who wish to purse their formal studies in Medicine / Nursing are welcome to engage in hospital based clinical work in order to get acquainted with common medical problems encountered in this part of the world. Sri Lanka being a South Asian tropical island , is susceptible to some unique medical problems that overseas students may not be exposed to in their medical career.

The program has been arranged with greater flexibility on weekly basis throughout the year . This is a general medical roster program which will cover different departments / units including followings but not limited to :

Day Treatment Unit (DTU)/ Emergency Treatment Unit (ETU)/ Operation Theatres / Intensive Care Unit / Pediatrics & Maternity (On request only)/ Physiotherapy/ X ray units /Medical ICU / Surgical ICU

The hospital is a surgical hospital therefore the interns can observe surgeries and any other surgical operations.

A mentor will be appointed whilst on your stay with the hospital. Mentor will arrange knowledge sharing sessions accordingly.

Mental Health Observership/ Internship Program in Sri Lanka

Our placements are not “one size fits all,” but tailored to your experience and education level. If you have a passion for global mental health, and want to learn more about how cross-cultural factors impact mental health access and treatment, you’re in the right place. By joining us, not only will you gain 40 + hours of practical experience and training, you’ll also be completely immersed in the exciting, vibrant culture of Sri Lanka Projects

From psychiatric facilities to makeshift classrooms in temples, our projects are as diverse as the service users you will be working with, who are all of various ages, abilities and backgrounds. However, all projects have a similar focus – to promote positive mental health as much as possible by boosting confidence, self-esteem and improving key life skills.

· Activity Support

· Special Education Activity Support

· Community Outreach

· English for Development

· Children’s Development

Our psychology programme has been set up to provide participants with the opportunity to gain a broad overview, understanding and insight into mental health care and needs within a different culture.

Typical day of Intern / Observer

You will have week day program from 09.00 am to 17.00 pm from Monday to Friday . A specimen of your days’ schedule is as follows subject to change based on adjustments into your schedule by mentor or hospital.

7.30 am – Breakfast

9.00 am to 12.30 pm – Morning Work roster

12.30 pm to 01.30 pm – Lunch break and free time

01.30 pm – 16.30 pm – Afternoon work roster

07.30pm – Dinner

Our programs are normally year-round that starts from two (2) weeks elective to six (6) weeks, yet you have the option to extended if required. SPOTS ARE ALWAYS LIMITED and are on a first come first serve basis so we advise our participants to confirm with us at least six (6) months prior to the desired date of elective.

Easy Payment: You can pay for your placement at any amount, whenever you want as long as you settle the balance 30 days before your travel.

Here are the following requirements to secure your elective with us:

1. Reference Letter from your school dean/administrator/employer. It is a requirement by both the government and the medial facilities we partner with that we submit an introduction letter from all participants. This could be a letter from your dean, head of department, registrar or employer acknowledging that you are or were a student/employee at your stated university/company.

2. Payment of $150.00 USD registration fee payable to payments@globalelectivesport.net via PAYPAL or BANK DEPOST

3. Send all documents to info@globalelectivesport.net

  • Here's what to expect:
  • Two weeks would be $1500 including:
  • Medical Facility Setting
  • Accommodation - (group living-apartment)
  • Food/Meal
  • Local and Head Office Support
  • Pre-departure advices
  • Orientation
  • Airport pickup and drop-off
  • Not included:
  • - flights
  • - insurance
  • - visa costs
  • - spending money

You can send your inquiry via the form below.