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Increasingly popular, internships are an almost essential step for a successful career, especially for those considering entering competitive health professions fields. Internships abroad add an extra layer of cultural exposure and demonstrate increased flexibility and adaptability. While abroad, however, it is important to take extra care to stay safe and healthy while outside of your normal routine. Read below for 7 tips to to follow while on a health-focused internship abroad to make the most of your experience and return home safe and sound!
Atlantis Project (AP) Hospital Internships take place on the Canary Islands of Spain and the Azores Islands of Portugal. These small archipelagos, far from mainland Europe, provide the setting and cultural backdrop for the AP student experience.
Most people, however, know very little about these island communities. Read on to learn 6 things you didn’t know about the Azores Islands.
So you’ve been planning on entering a health professions field, have taken some undergrad coursework, and are thinking about the (long) road ahead. First things first, you’ll need to get into your top school! If you’re interested in medical school or want to study osteopathic medicine, allopathic medicine, podiatric medicine, or veterinary medicine, chances are you’ll have to take the MCAT standardized test for entry into your desired program. What is the MCAT exactly? The first step to this process is understanding:
Hopefully you all rocked your finals and are ready to kick back and spend some quality time with family and friends. Best of luck to all of our students attending one of our winter programs! (more…)
A while back we discussed why you should consider an overseas hospital shadowing experience. If you read the article, it may be obvious that hospital shadowing programs provide many benefits including exposure to health related fields, and even more so when combined with international experience. What may not be so obvious is how to select the right program. (more…)
There are plenty of misconceptions out there when it comes to interning abroad, so it may be hard to determine what the real benefits are of taking part in an internship in a different country. Will it really be worth it? We think so! That is why we are crushing the top five myths about interning abroad. Read up on the facts so you can make a well informed decision on what could be a life-changing experience. (more…)
We know as students you have a lot on your plate. It can be overwhelming to keep up, let alone think ahead for medical school. We also know that you are dedicated and want to put in your best effort to achieve your career goals and get in to your dream school. To get you started, we put together a few tips for you to ace that medical school application with flying colors! (more…)
You’ve graduated high school, and you are finally starting your long-anticipated college career. Your parents give you the typical parent pep talk and you are finally on your own. If you’re fresh into your pre-med program there are a few things you can keep in mind to start the year right. (more…)
In case you haven’t heard the great news, Atlantis Project 2015 internship applications opened on Monday! Our applications are accepted on a rolling basis, so that means apply as early as possible so you can secure your spot on an Atlantis Project program! Still not sure about applying? Maybe these 5 reasons why you should participate on an Atlantis Project program will convince you. (more…)