A Projects Abroad intern assists with checking a patient to gain internship work experience overseas.

Internships Abroad

Gain practical work experience overseas and discover what you're capable of

Join one of our internships abroad and learn directly from experienced local professionals in under-resourced countries. This is a chance to gain first-hand practical knowledge in your field of interest. You’ll also get to share your ideas and contribute to the placement where you work. Discover what you’re capable of through experiential learning.


We’ll help you choose internship work overseas that matches your requirements and level of experience as closely as possible. This will ensure you get the most out of your placement. We offer a wide variety of short-term and long-term internship options. Whether you want to learn more about law and human rights or want to shadow doctors in a hospital, we’ll help you select the perfect internship.


Internship work experience overseas is a great way to equip yourself with new knowledge and skills. You’ll also gain experience in your chosen field and it will help you decide if a specific career is really for you.


During your internship work abroad, you’ll improve valuable skills like communication and planning. Use this opportunity to enhance your capabilities and build an international network. You’ll get to connect with local professionals and interns from around the world.

Choose an International Internship

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An intern participates in health screenings as part of their medical work experience in Nepal.
Medical Internship in Nepal

From $1770

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Gain invaluable medical experience while working alongside knowledgeable nurses and doctors in Nepal

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
A workshop on suturing during our Medicine internship for teenagers in Argentina.
Medicine Internships in Argentina for Teenagers

From $3070

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Travel to South America with a group your age and learn directly from doctors, while also studying Spanish

  • Fixed dates during school break
  • This project is only for 15-18 year olds
  • From 2 weeks
A high school student takes a child's blood sugar measure on our medical internship in Peru
Medical Internship in Peru for Teenagers

From $2970

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Learn directly from doctors in hospitals and do health checks during outreaches with a group your age.

  • Fixed dates during school break
  • This project is only for 15-18 year olds
  • From 2 weeks
Projects Abroad interns working at an outreach during our medical internship for teenagers in Nepal
Medical Internships in Nepal for Teenagers

From $2170

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Join a group your age on a medical placement and learn from qualified doctors in local hospitals

  • Fixed dates during school break
  • This project is only for 15-18 year olds
  • From 2 weeks
Female Projects Abroad Medicine intern learns how to tie a sature at a hopsital as part of her medical work experience in Argentina.
Medicine Internship in Argentina

From $2865

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Get medical work experience by learning directly from doctors in different hospital departments

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 2 weeks
Female Medical intern treats a local woman's finger at a Public Health Outreach programme during her Medical placement in Ghana.
Medical Internships in Ghana

From $2470

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Gain work experience while learning directly from doctors in hospitals and doing health checks

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
A teenager measures blood pressure during our medical internship in Ghana
Medical Internships in Ghana for Teenagers

From $3270

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Join other teenagers as you learn from doctors in hospitals and do health checks during outreaches

  • Fixed dates during school break
  • This project is only for 15-18 year olds
  • From 2 weeks
Local medical staff with a group of Projects Abroad Medicine interns doing work experience placements in Tanzania.
Medicine Internship in Tanzania

From $2765

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Learn directly from doctors and do health checks during outreaches in this vibrant African country

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 2 weeks
A legal aid clinic at our Law and Human Rights Placement in South Africa
Law and Human Rights Internship in South Africa

From $3365

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Live and work in Cape Town and gain work experience while learning from lawyers and human rights professionals

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 2 weeks
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Is internship work overseas right for me?

Our internships abroad are open to people of all ages and from all walks of life. They’ll benefit you if you’re about to go to college, currently studying, or have recently graduated. The experience you gain will boost your resume and set you apart for future employers or in college applications.


Requirements vary depending on the internship you choose. You'll work alongside experienced professionals and you'll be guided every step of the way if you need it.


Our staff will be available 24/7 to support and guide you through all your work and activities.

Projects Abroad interns edit a spreadsheet as part of their internship work overseas.

Summer Internships Abroad

Summer is a popular time of year to intern abroad, especially for high school graduates and college students. Make the most of the summer break - get work experience and give your resume the edge it needs. A summer internship abroad will also give you lots to talk about in interviews and applications.