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Medical and Healthcare Internship

Medical Internship program of FDIP is an opportunity to enhance your education and get real world experience working alongside healthcare professionals. If you are looking to become doctor, nurse, or any specialty in the medical field, this internship program offers a best way to go through it. Boost your medical study & practice by experiencing a medical internship in a private practice, clinic, laboratory or hospital setting.

Interns will work side by side with medical professionals of Nepal. As a Medical Intern you will be working in various fields of medical and healthcare services to gain medical experience abroad. You can help medical representatives of hospitals in the field of general health services, nursing, dental services, ENT, orthopedics, ophthalmology, x-ray, and ultrasound. But you have to let us know your particular interests when you apply so that we can make arrangement s for you to volunteer in that specific area. Depending on your interest you can take part in outreach programs organized by the local hospitals. These experiences give you invaluable insight into medical practices and healthcare services and you will be able to explore your potentials.


Registration fee US$ 175

Program fee

1 week US$240
2 weeks US$340
3 weeks US$440
4 weeks US$540
5 weeks US$640
6 weeks US$740
7 weeks US$840
8 weeks US$940
9 weeks US$1,040
10 weeks US$1,140
11 weeks US$1,240
12 weeks US$1,340

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* Fees for the group interns will be decided by our project officer depending on the size and nature of group.

  • Registration fee include
  • Volunteer FDIP staff support
  • Communication,marketing and web cost of FDIP
  • Arrangement of host family or placement.
  • Program fee include
  • Transportation from airport to placement
  • Orientation cost of volunteer
  • Contribution to host family
  • Food and accomodation
  • Emergency support
  • Program fee exclude
  • Airfares and visa charge
  • Travel Insurance
  • Bevarages extra food and laundry
  • Recreational activities
  • Any other personal needs
  • Daily transportations

Skills and Qualifications to Intern

For Medical Internship , applicant must have been trained in basic medical treatments and should have healthcare knowledge. Though no specific prior experience is compulsory, you are requested to provide FDIP a brief description of your skills and practices related to the project.


2 days long orientation is held by our local staffs in Kathmandu. Interns are introduced to basic Nepali language and greets, meanwhile they are also informed about the custom, ritual, safety, travel guidance and all the dos and don'ts in the Nepali Society.Interns will be instructed about rules of the hospitals/health posts and their duties and responsibilities.

Your Week as a Volunteer

First day: On the first day you'll be briefed about the medical project and you will be ushered to the project location by our field officer.

Weekdays: In weekdays interns will be solely engaged in project. Daily schedule will be as follows

Morning: Breakfast ( As provided by homestay)

Daybreak: Intern placement

Evening: Back to homstay for dinner and rest

Food & Accommodation

Interns will be received at airport by our local staff. Interns are accommodated in our hostel for 2 days till the orientation. Interns are then accommodated at homestays.

You will be provided basic living standard with clean room, pure drinking water, hygienic food, bathroom and shower. Interns might share their room with other co-intens. Local meal in Nepal is Daal Bhaat, consisting of beans curry( daal),steamed rice(bhaat), vegetables, pickles and occassionally chicken or meat.

If you have any health issue and special dietary requirements please inform us while applying for the project. It will be tried to fulfill your all hygienic and nutritional requirement in meal but as a volunteer we will also be expecting some flexibility from you.

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