Internships in Hue
- Head to postcard-perfect Halong Bay for sun, sea and sand
- Hike Bach Ma National Park for natural springs, waterfalls and wildlife
- Travel to Hanoi's Old Quarter for the ultimate Bun Cha noodle soup
- Cruise along the Perfume River aboard a local dragon boat
- Take the train through the mountains to the neighbouring town of Da Nang
The Work The World House
The Work the World house plays an enormous role in your overseas experience. You can think of it as your home from home.
You'll live with other healthcare students from around the world, so the houses have a lively, social atmosphere.
Our house in Hue is an oasis of calm, offering a break from the excitement of the city. The garden is beautiful, with a stream, an ancient wishing well, and a swimming pool to cool off in.
You’ll find the house in central Hue — it’s within walking distance of the Imperial City. Cross the nearby bridge over the Perfume River and you’ll find Hue’s best bars, markets, temples, and street food vendors.
Management team: Based in the house, they oversee your entire Work the World experience — 24/7 — from the moment you land to the moment you leaveCatering team: cook a variety of both local cuisine and familiar home comforts, accommodaing all dietary requirementsHousekeeper: keeps the house clean and tidy from top to bottom, making sure you're comfortableLanguage teacher: visits the house twice per-week. During their lessons, you’ll learn everyday phrases and clinical terminology to help you get more from your placementSecurity team: Monitor the house 24/7 for extra peace of mind
Support in the Hospital
Before your internship starts, you’ll go with our team in an informal tour of your placement hospital. This is so you can meet your supervisors and get a feel for the new clinical environment.
The team will pay you regular visits in the hospital throughout your placement. This helps make sure the experience matches your expectations.
We’ll tell you about your supervisors before you meet them. Aim to build rapport with them and they’ll reveal what the local system is like from the perspective of a local practitioner.
We’ve got all bases covered, offering you support at every level throughout your clinical internship.
- Supervised hospital placement
- Private catered accommodation
- Dedicated placement coordinator
- 24/7 in-country team
- Language lessons
- Airport pickup
*Prices below are in addition to a $400 registration fee.
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VILLAGE HEALTHCARE WEEK
At the end of your city-based internship, if you undertake this additional week in a rural setting, you’ll see a different side of healthcare in Vietnam. Alongside your official Work the World guide and interpreter, you’ll spend mornings in the local clinic, learning how local staff employ resourcefulness to get around a lack of equipment. We fill your afternoons with cultural activities, fully immersing you in the rural way of life. You’ll learn local traditions through participation, cook regional specialties, and much more.
"In some ways it’s so similar to our services and procedures back home, yet in other aspects, it’s worlds apart."
Lily Bennett, Anglia Ruskin University 2019Read more
"I learnt the whole process on how to treat patients presenting with snake bites"
Paulina Paksaite, University of Bath 2019Read more
"It was amazing to explore the beautiful country with all of the new friends that I made during my stay"
Hannah Voss, University of Birmingham 2019Read more
"The healthcare in Vietnam is greatly under-resourced. Some things were difficult to observe."
Charlotte Marriage, Kings College London 2018Read more
"I was astounded by the lack of adequate monitoring equipment available to even the most fragile patients."
Olivia Novak, Edgewood College 2018Read more