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Work Experience

The most common questions Medify receives from applicants are: How do I gain relevant work experience? What type of work experience is best? How much work experience should I have? Should I volunteer abroad? You will find answers to all these questions and more within this Work Experience guide.

Work Experience: an Introduction

Useful work experience enhances your understanding of the reality of working in a caring profession and the challenges of medicine as a career...

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Places to Get Work Experience

Experience in a busy hospital can be hard to secure, and universities are aware of this. Instead you could offer to be a volunteer – providing basic patient assistance, talking to patients on the wards, assisting disabled patients or shadowing doctors...

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Getting Work Experience Overseas

You may hear stories of students who hike up Mount Kilimanjaro, or rescue newborn babies in Nepal or who scrub into revolutionary reconstructive surgeries in Tokyo. First of all, do not panic. Doing work experience abroad is by no means a compulsory part of your medical school application...

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