Medical internship in Samana, Dominican Republic

from 4 weeks
Working hours
4-6 hours
Minimum age
from 18 years
medical studies

Overview: medical internship in Samaná, Dominican Republic

The Medical observation and experience Program offers the chance to develop a greater understanding of medical and healthcare services in the developing world, while contributing to your personal and professional development. Especially medical volunteers with experience in human medicine are welcome to join this project. You will work side by side with the medical staff at the hospital in Samana. While taking part in this project you will experience the stark contrast between Western medical practice and the realities of medicine in developing countries.

Service for your internship in the Dominican Republic

What's in:

  • Internship placement
  • Pre-departure support with travel planning, visa, vaccinations etc.
  • Information about flights
  • Airport transfer
  • Bus ticket to Santa Barbara de Samana
  • Organisation of accommodation
  • Information about adventure packages
  • 6 free Spanish lessons per week
  • Contact person during your internship program
  • Free Wifi during your internship (Mo-Fr)
  • 24 hours emergency contact
  • Intern and volunteers meeting
  • Internship certification

What's not in:

  • Airfare
  • National and local transport
  • Meals at the volunteer/intern guesthouse
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel/ medical insurance

Your volunteer coordinator in the Dominican Republic

Due to his passion for travelling the world, experiencing new cultures and being socially committed, Manfred early decided to work in the field of development aid. Thus, in 1998 he started to organize a street kids projects in Caracas, Venezuela. He mainly took care of international cooperation, cultural exchange and volunteer work. 

His efforts in Venezuela have proven that popular, so that he decided to establish a new volunteer program in the Dominican Republic. The more people can be helped, the better! Now he is coordinating volunteers in Samaná, the Dominican Republic, and will become your contact person during your stay in the Caribbean! 

Learn more about Manfred !