by Work the World

Our Service

Organising an overseas elective is a complex matter. You want the best of everything; freedom to experience the local culture, a challenging yet structured clinical placement, and the security of knowing you've got somewhere safe to call home where you can both socialise and spend time alone.

That's where we come in.

Our placements are bespoke. The relationships we have with hospitals and specific departments all over the world can’t be replicated, and ensure we can make your placement as unique as you are.

This post covers some of the processes we have in place to tailor-make electives, from your the moment you get in touch to starting your hospital placement.

First We get to know you

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It sounds simple, because it is. As early as your initial enquiry, we’ll start getting a feel for the type of experience you want. We want to hear all about your interests, aspirations for the future, and experience to date. We know which destination best matches your requirements, whether you want to learn more about rural healthcare, or are fascinated by birthing traditions.

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We’ll arrange a call with you to start going into the specificities of the kind of placement you want. We'll cover things like the departments you’ll be working in, whether you want to focus on outpatient visits, ENT, or split your placement between dermatology and arranged outreaches. Whatever you're interested in, we can make it happen.

Then We keep on listening


We don’t class the job as finished once you’ve arrived in destination. In fact this is where things get even more involved, as we strive to ensure you’re making the most of your placement as it's happening.  Our teams on the ground make regular trips to the hospital to catch up with you during working hours. This means that should the need arise, we have the ability to tailor your placement in the moment, too.

Of course, we'd never ask you to take our word for it. Read through some of the hundreds of testimonals we've gathered by clicking here.

If you're thinking about travelling to an exotic location for your placement, get in touch at +61 (0)2 9199 4885​, [email protected], or simply fill in the short form at the bottom of this page for a no obligation chat with one of our friendly experts.

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