Medical and Healthcare Internships   in Ecuador - South America

  Apply Now
  View all programs
Medical Internship in Ecuador – Latin  America

Our medical internship is designed to training students who are pursuing health-related careers or other occupations where knowledge of healthcare issues will be important. Besides, it is designed for those who wish to work in a professional medical environment. Pre-med, medical students and beginning professionals hoping to gain clinical experience are welcome to intern in a variety of medical fields (general medicine, gynecology, pediatrician, laboratory, surgery, emergency, dental health, ophthalmology, physical therapy, traumatology, nursing, nutrition and pharmacy among others) at a public or private hospitals, clinic and medical foundations throughout Ecuador.

Our medical internship also attracts students who are contemplating a career in medicine, so whether you are thinking of applying to medical school or are already on a course, we can arrange valuable medical work experience for you. Our placements are specifically tailored to utilize the skills and experience that you have already acquired or are things in gaining.

Interning on a Medicine & Healthcare program in a developing country is invaluable preparation for a career in Medicine. ELEP has medical internships to suit people of all levels of qualification and experience. Our medical internships have placements where interns will gain a great experience working directly professional medical staff. All doctors have experience in teaching international students and love to share their knowledge.

Internship Role

As an intern abroad, you will be involved in the daily procedures of the medical centers observing or directly providing various sorts of assistance to existing doctors or nurses in different medical departments or in the medical field, depending on their interests and specialties.


Although our opportunity is open to college students, undergraduate, recent graduate students and young professionals. No previous experience is mandatory although it could be very helpful. Nevertheless, a good beginner level of Spanish is required as minimum.

Participants with the following qualifications are well appreciated:

  • Vested interest in training abroad
  • Willingness to learn and patience for mastering new skills
  • Flexibility, and ability to work independently or in teamwork
  • Professional demeanor
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Real interest in medical issues
  • Outgoing personality and sense of humor.

Internship Location

Our professional medical internship is located across Ecuador.

Dates, Duration and Application Deadline

This internship opportunity runs all year-round for 4 - 24 weeks in length and start every Monday so interns should arrive 1 or 2 days early. Interns choose their own start dates. Applications are accepted up to 4 weeks prior to departure or start date.

Internship Benefits | Internship Tips | Internship Details | Internship Positions

Oe3-163 Mosquera Narvaez St. and America Ave.
Quito - Ecuador / South America
P.O. Box: 17-03-798

Tele/fax: (593-2) 2543231, (593-2) 2239443
Mobil and emergency phones: (593-9) 9400851, (593-9)9963605

E-Mail us:  or