The first in our brand new series, we catch up with past Work the World travellers to see where they are now, and what part their overseas elective played. First up is Hugh, a GP Registrar in Orange, NSW, Australia.Read more
Welcome to the Work the World blog — here you'll find articles to help you make a more informed decision about your overseas healthcare placement. You'll learn about things like how a placement can boost your career, how you can spread the cost of your trip, the benefits of travelling overseas versus staying at home, why a Work the World placement presents such great value, and more.
Get stuck in below to find out what your once-in-a-lifetime Work the World trip has in store.
Student Midwife Ellenia went to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, for her placement before starting a job in London. We caught up with her to talk comfort zones, confidence, and fundraising.Read more
For many of us in the western world, the word ‘Ayurveda’ roughly translates to spa treatments, aromatic oils, and maybe some panpipe music. Is there more we can learn from the practice than massages alone? You better believe it, says Hannah Peck.Read more
Good question. In the 10 years we've spent sending healthcare students abroad, we've amassed some good answers...Read more
If you plan on choosing your elective destination on the beaches alone, you’re doing it wrong.Read more