Program Details

Intern in a Buenos Aires Hospital. Interns work with a group of residents in a public hospital in the city of Buenos Aires. Within this group of residents, the participant will be able to: * See the patients with the residents * Assist in taking patien
Location:
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Program Type:
Volunteer Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Work Types:
Health, Social Services
Duration:
1-3 months

Program Overview

Program Description:
The requirements for the medical program are: * Resume in Spanish * Letter of intent (explaining why you wish to volunteer at a hospital in Argentina) * Confirmation of pre-med or medical school status (letter faxed or emailed by your university) * University transcripts * Intermediate or higher level of Spanish Intern Types Health Sciences Medicine Admin (Health Services) Biomedical Sciences Nursing Occupational, Envir. Health Pharmacology

Intern in a Buenos Aires Hospital. Interns work with a group of residents in a public hospital in the city of Buenos Aires. Within this group of residents, the participant will be able to: * See the patients with the residents * Assist in taking patient histories * Observe examinations Participants can also assist with an HIV/AIDS mobilization project or visit children with serious or chronic health problems in hospitals around the city. Both projects will give volunteers insight into the health issues Argentina is facing as well as help those the volunteers come into contact with.

Setting Description:
Argentina is one of the most captivating countries in South America. The country stretches from the Tropic of Capricorn in the North to the icy waters of Cape Horn. Between these extremes, the Andes tower above the Gran Chaco and the Pampas, home of the gaucho, before giving way to rugged Patagonia in the south. Buenos Aires, one of the world's great capitals, attracts people looking for a 24 hour metropolis. Buenos Aires is often called the Paris of South America because of the European style architecture, cafes, boulevards, cultural venues, fine restaurants and clubs. ELI's Argentina programs are based in Buenos Aires, the elegant and energy filled capital. Buenos Aires shares many of the problems other Latin American capitals are experiencing: poverty, pollution, lack of infrastructure and unemployment. Interns have the opportunity address these issues while being able to test their career interests, gain experience, and realize long and short term goals in a variety of internsh
Cost:
Cost in US$ Varies by duration. Contact us for details. Cost Includes Housing In-country orientation/Training In-country staff support Registration fees Written materials pre-departure

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