Medical assistant intern

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Integrated Learning Experience
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Coordinator | Diego
Coordinator | Diego
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Punti Salienti

Learn about the health system in Peru
Work with experienced doctors and nurses
Immerse yourself in the Peruvian culture
Meet other volunteers from around the world
Learn Spanish!
A way to support low income clinics in the Cusco region. Participants must have medical or health background This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+

Rural clinics in Peru are always in need of extra hands to help assist doctors and nurses.
INLEX partners with various clinics around Cusco and the region to promote adequate

treatment to low income patients.

Volunteers in the medical program must be studying medicine ,be professionals in the
medical or health field or have a related proven background. Volunteers will be helping

doctors and nurses in clinics diagnose and treat patients.

The medical program is very broad , so volunteers can help in various areas like lab work, gynecology,

traumatology,pharmacy, preventive medicine, and more . Volunteers will be assigned to
an area where they are best qualified to assist in ; the possibility to rotate in various

departments is also an option.

Volunteers in the medical program must bring their own scrubs. Depending on the clinic
there might be a $25 weekly donation to the clinic to offset supplies used by the volunteer.

Typical day

Depending on your background , you will be assigned a clinic and someone to assist. Usual working hours are from 8 am -4pm Monday to Friday.

Free-time activities

Cusco is a great destination for outdoor lovers, serving as great starting point for hikes, mountain biking, climbing, multi-day trips and more.

The many activities are available year-round depending on weather conditions. Asides from outdoor adventures, Cusco offers a wide range of museums, restaurants, pubs, cafes and events. Cultural experiences are also widely available ,as Cusco is the center of the Andean Peruvian culture. Volunteers can join spiritual retreats , traditional textile weaving, pottery classes and more.

Cusco offers a vast amount of archeological Incan sites to explore, among them the crown jewel of Peru, the ruins of Machu Picchu.



In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level) or Spanish (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
Education Requirements
Medical, nutrition,nursing,etc at Medical student or health related level
Required Documents
CV, Copy of passport, Criminal background check, proof of travel health insurance and proof of health training.
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on lunedì, martedì, mercoledì, giovedì and venerdì from 08:00 - 16:00

Servizi inclusi

Services by Integrated Learning Experience

• Accommodations with a host family with 2 meals per day for all  programs  or dormitory with 3 meals per day in some projects.
• Participation in cultural activities.
• On call support throughout the service.
• Orientation to volunteer work
• Welcome at Cusco airport with transport.
• Certificate of program completion.

Airport Pickup at Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport

Volunteers are provided with airport pickup from Cuzco International airport on specified dates for free. Arrangements for the pickup are made after application .


Participants are placed in a welcoming Peruvian host family that provides them with a room, a place to store their belongings, a share bathroom , and two meals per day.

Guest Family
Food & Beverages

Participants are provided with two meals per day, unless otherwise specified on the project description.

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ) in Cuzco. We assist you to find cheap flights to Perù.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Perù provides security and is a plus to have.
If you are intending to volunteer in Perù you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Perù.

Date e Prezzi


Details on arrival

Please pick a Sunday for your arrival date.

Our volunteer program advisors will help you choose the best Sunday upon application.

Questo programma è in pausa a causa del COVID-19

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4 - 24 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
4 weeks (min. stay)
5 weeks
6 weeks
7 weeks
8 weeks
9 weeks
10 weeks
11 weeks
12 weeks
24 weeks (max. stay)
Average fees
$228 /week

Si prega di notare che le tariffe sopra indicate sono stimate. Integrated Learning Experience vi informerà sul prezzo finale durante il processo di candidatura.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Integrated Learning Experience during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Medical assistant intern

A way to support low income clinics in the Cusco region. Participants must have medical or health background


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