STRUCTURED HEALTHCARE PLACEMENTS AND ELECTIVES IN HOSPITALS overseas
Pick your destination and any departments you’re interested in, and we'll create your perfect clinical placement. You’ll stay in private, catered housing, enjoy total support before you travel, and have 24/7 access to your in-country team while you’re overseas. Travel whenever you want for as long as you like.
Our programs are open! You can book your Work the World overseas placement with total confidence. Once you’ve secured your space, you can make unlimited changes to your travel dates, absolutely free. Need a last-minute placement? We have developed a fast-track that lets us plan and build you a world-class trip, faster than ever.
In a diverse clinical setting overseas, you’ll get supervised clinical experience whether you’re on a medical elective or another of our placements. See unfamiliar cases, the impact of culture on the delivery of care, and inventive practices and techniques. You choose where you want to go and which departments you want to get experience in.
Soak up the sun on golden beaches, hike through lush rainforests, paraglide over snowy mountain peaks, or explore ancient Hindu temples—whatever your interests, you’ll find your dream destination here.
Covid Safety Measures
You’ll find peace of mind in the knowledge that our well-established safety measures help mitigate the risks associated with Covid, whichever destination you travel to. This is because our safety blueprint gives us control over each and every aspect of your experience from your in-country team's safety training to sanitisation of your private accommodation.
READ STORIES FROM STUDENTS AND GRADUATES WHO HAVE ALREADY EXPERIENCED AN OVERSEAS CLINICAL ELECTIVE OR PLACEMENT.Read Reviews
"The staff in general were relaxed in their approach to most things. Even if there was an emergency, you would see staff walking over in no particular rush."
Leah Goodspeed, University of Southampton 2022 – Midwifery
"The healthcare system is different to back home. It's considerably low-resourced and crowded".
Naomi Mendoza , University of Otago 2020 – Medical
"I ended up having the time of my life. Everything about the program was incredible"
Dion Kapnias, La Trobe University 2020 – Physiotherapy
"The local staff were very welcoming and incredibly generous with their time and teaching."
Claire Finlay, University of Tasmania 2020 – Medical
"It’s so hard to pick one thing that will stick with me forever. I just absolutely fell in love with the Zambian people and culture, the hospital routine and the adventurous weekends."
Candice Tucker, Monash University 2020 – Physiotherapy
"I loved the ease with which my placement was organised."
Michaela Burke, University of Queensland 2020 – Medical
AVAILABLE plACEMENTS ABROAD
WHO WE ARE
The Placement Experts
Founded in 2005 – thousands of healthcare students and graduates travel with us every year.
50+ Hospital Partnerships
Partnerships with institutions all over the world, from university teaching hospitals to rural clinics.
4.8 out of 5
Independently rated 4.8 out of 5 by students and graduates worldwide.