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PROGRAMS - THAILAND

Dental

Thailand is known for its high quality dental care. Dental interns will therefore be able to practice on newer equipment and intern 5 to 7 hours per day. Medical and dental students are able to commute to their internships together.  You will be given a Thai dentist as your supervisor to observe and help.  Procedures you’ll be able to observe/help with may include crowns, bridges, and extractions.

  • Minimum:  2 weeks
  • Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Lodging/Meals:  Volunteer house. If the house is at capacity, you will have to share a room. Breakfast is provided.

Journalism

Journalism students starting their 3rd or 4th year of studies are welcomed to intern at an English language magazine in Chiang Mai. Your workload will vary depending on the project. The magazine focuses on local events and cultural aspects of Chiang Mai. You will work with both Thai and English speakers but you do not need to know Thai.  You must bring your own laptop and be willing to submit a writing sample.

  • Minimum:  4 weeks
  • Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Lodging/Meals:  Volunteer house. If the house is at capacity, you will have to share a room. Breakfast is provided.

Medical/Physical Therapy

Chiang Mai has several hospitals with internships which will allow the intern insight into tropical diseases, the Thai approach to medicine and public health issues specific to Thailand.  You will shadow doctors and staff during the week and may be allowed to observe in the operating room. You must be in pre-med, nursing or medical studies to pursue this opportunity. About 45 minutes outside of Bangkok, Thammasat University Hospital has internships for physical therapy and nursing students where you can also shadow.

  • Minimum:  2 weeks
  • Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand and outside Bangkok, Thailand
  • Lodging/Meals:  Volunteer house. If the house is at capacity, you will have to share a room. Breakfast is provided.