Healthcare Internships in Ghana

We have a variety of medical internship placements available in Ghana. As an intern you can work at a large hospital or a semi-rural clinic. You are welcome to specialize in a particular department like maternity or emergency medicine. Medical and nursing students can receive academic credit through their internship with us in Ghana, typically as an elective with their school back home.

Locations:  Cape Coast and Volta Region

Dates:  Available year-round. You choose the start and end dates.

Requirements:  Age 18+. Participants must be studying or practicing in the healthcare field. For example: doctors, nurses, medical students, nursing students and EMT’s.

Length of Stay:  4 weeks minimum. 6 months maximum.

Schedule:  Volunteer Monday – Friday 7:30am to 3pm. Weekends free-time.

Accommodations:  Host Family.

Program Fees

  • 1 Week: $995
  • 2 Weeks: $1,150
  • 3 Weeks: $1,300
  • 4 Weeks: $1,450
  • (After 4th week, add $150 per extra week)

What’s Included

  • Volunteer Placement
  • Meals & Accommodations
  • Airport Pickup & Drop-Off
  • 24-hour Support
  • Orientation in Ghana
  • Handbook for Ghana
  • Pre-trip Guidance & Support
  • Assistance with Visa Process
  • Drop-off at Program Site
  • Introduction to Host Family
  • Guidance with Extra Sightseeing
  • Cosmic Volunteers T-shirt
  • Certificate of Participation
  • An experience that will last a lifetime!

(Not Included: Flights, Insurance, Visas)