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your career in Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals?


Interns interested in science and medicine have the opportunity to choose the Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals career field. These types of placements offer interns a glimpse of what the healthcare industry looks like in their host country, what challenges it faces, and what solutions it has provided. Healthcare is a hot topic all across the world and an internship in an international healthcare setting can help you understand the intricacies of this evolving and demanding industry.

Career Field Skills You’ll Learn During Your Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals Internship

  • Administrative Operations
  • Data analysis
  • Content Creation
  • Research & Development

Example Projects

  • Research and development ideas for healthcare devices (reviewing competitor’s position in the market vs. host company)
  • Managing internal databases – Creating online bookings, updating calendars, and other administrative work to gain better insight into the industry.

Key Transferable Skills Students will need for Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals careers

Digital Fluency

As the world turns digital the healthcare industry is too.. Today charting, patient files, scheduling, scripts, and labs all being processed through different online systems. The ability to quickly learn new digital platforms will be essential for new workers in the industry.

Interpersonal Skills

Patient care is at the front of Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals today. It includes those working in customer service or business development in the industry. Students will need to be able to adapt to working across a spectrum of personalities and requirements as a healthcare professional.


HeHealthcare can be a minefield to navigate. Staying aware of your emotions, delivery, and communication with stakeholders and patients in any healthcare career.


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Introducing Virtual Internships new partnership with MedSchoolCoach!

MedSchoolCoach specializes in helping students through the medical school application process. Their team of advisors is made up entirely of actual physicians. Other companies may have a physician who is the face of their company, but when you actually get down to advising and editing, you are working with non-physicians without experience in medicine. MedSchoolCoach focuses on one thing and one thing only – getting you into and through medical school

MCAT Tutoring:

Receive live online, video series, and one-on-one tutoring.

Application Support

Work with a physician advisor with admissions committee experience to craft the perfect game plan and application strategy for an acceptance.

Strategic Planning

Work with a physician advisor with admissions committee experience to craft the perfect game plan and application strategy for an acceptance.

Interview Preparation

Obtain realistic practice with physician advisors who have interviewed hundreds of candidates for medical school.

Essay Editing

Craft the perfect personal statement for your medical school application, post-bacc program, or summer opportunity.

All Virtual Internship participants will receive 10% off any of these services, up to $400 USD off the standard retail price. Discount code: VI10.