Physical Therapy Internships

Physical Therapy | Dominican Republic (Jarabacoa)

Internship Start Dates: January or August (Program length ranges from 4-9 months)

Description: The Physical Therapy clinic seeks to help patients reach the maximum potential for their individual physical needs and abilities. We aim to serve our patients with innovative therapies, person-centered care, and integrity with every interaction. Apart from having the opportunity to work alongside a physical therapist at the clinic, interns have the opportunity to provide PT services in our Special Needs school as well as a local nursing home.

Skills/Background Needed: Must be interested in the PT field. Must be self-confident, flexible, empathetic and attentive to detail.

Apply: August 2024 | January 2025 | August 2025

Physical Therapy | Guatemala

Internship Start Dates: August (Program length ranges from 4-12 months)

Description: The Physical Therapy site is committed to connecting with the community of Magdalena and surroundings through activities that enhance physical, mental, social, and spiritual well-being, with the aim of discovering the gospel and life purpose. This is achieved through group exercises, personalized patient care, educational sessions emphasizing the importance of physical activity, and home visits. Our dedication extends to providing professional services at a low cost, aiming to raise awareness within the community about the numerous benefits associated with regular physical activity.

Apply: August 2024

Physical Therapy | Nicaragua

Internship Start Dates: August (Program length ranges from 4-12 months)

Description: The physical therapy site has its own clinic and provides care to those in the surrounding communities through physical therapy treatment, home visits, and prevention/wellness education. The site leaders are licensed physical therapists with an emphasis in trauma and orthopedics. In addition to general appointments, the site also provides aquatic therapy and Pilates classes once a week. The site’s goal is to see the people empowered through physical and spiritual well-being.

Skills/Background Needed: Currently studying or a background in physical therapy is preferred. A desire to see people thrive in their physical and spiritual health. An introductory level of Spanish.

Apply: August 2024