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Internships

We currently offer two internship programs:
1) Elective Internship program for Clinicians undergoing their clinical years of training at medical schools. This is a 4-8 week program.
2) Nursing and allied health internship for clinical and non clinical Bachelor degree students. This is a 3–12 months program.

All training takes place in a safe environment under the direct supervision of a designated trained instructor in a particular healthcare specialty.

Applications should be made through the applicant's university.

In line with the Saudi Vision 2030 and JHAH's commitment to be an inclusive workplace, we welcome the skills and talents of all individuals, including persons with disabilities.

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Established as part of the Kingdom’s 2030 Vision, the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFHS) Special Program aims to produce Saudi staff qualified in particular fields of health. JHAH has been selected to be part of this vision, and offers graduates of the College of Science practical experience and training in the fields of sterilization, blood drawing, phlebotomy, and infection control.

Read more and register for the SCFHS on the Saudi Commission website

Note: This free-of-charge training does not offer any monetary compensation to students and does not provide students with housing or any living allowances. Medical coverage provision is on an emergency basis only. The selection process is through review of academic achievements and an admission interview.

 

This program is designed to enhance the learning experience of Saudi medical and dental students who are undergoing their clinical years training during their medical/dental degree program.

This program is available for medical interns and medical students during their academic years. The length of this elective internship program is between one and two months.

Specialist areas include: anesthesiology, cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, endocrine, emergency medicine, ear nose and throat (ENT), family medicine, gastroenterology, internal medicine, nephrology, neurosurgery, OB/GYN, occupational medicine, ophthalmology, orthopedics, oncology, pathology, pediatrics, psychiatry and surgery.

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Learn more about the Elective Internship Training Program

Note: This free-of-charge training does not offer any monetary compensation to students and does not provide students with housing or any living allowances. Medical coverage provision is on an emergency basis only. The selection process is through review of academic achievements and an admission interview.

This program is available for nursing, allied health, selected non-clinical trainees, and if you are a Saudi national completing your fourth academic year towards a respective BSc degree. It provides an opportunity to complete the practical portion of your degree, in order to qualify for Professional Licensure by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties. It combines students’ university-acquired academic knowledge with the practical skills of a healthcare worker, in a safe environment that promotes both professional and academic excellence, and under the skilled supervision of JHAH experts.

The program aims to create competent clinical staff who are able to practice independently upon graduation.

A number of national and internationally adopted frameworks for undergraduate healthcare education were used to develop this course. Each specialty’s training is framed by a structured Scope of Training which is available on request. The length of any internship training is between three and 12 months.

Programs offered at JHAH:

Clinical: anesthesiology technologist, clinical/medical laboratory technologist, clinical nutrition, clinical pharmacy, clinical psychology, dental assistant, dental laboratory technologist, nursing, occupational therapy, paramedic, physical therapy, radiology technologist, respiratory therapy, and speech language pathology.

Non-clinical: Clinical informatics, finance, health information management, human resources, and public relations.

Note: This free-of-charge training does not offer any monetary compensation to students and does not provide students with housing or any living allowances. Medical coverage provision is on an emergency basis only. The selection process is through a review of academic achievements and an admission interview.

Your application for the JIP program must be in the English language. It must be submitted through the university or with an official, signed, and stamped Letter of Training Request in the English language.

Download our Internship Program guide

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This program is available for nursing, allied health, selected non-clinical trainees, and if you are a Saudi national completing your fourth academic year towards a respective BSc degree. It provides an opportunity to complete the practical portion of your degree, in order to qualify for Professional Licensure by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties. It combines students’ university-acquired academic knowledge with the practical skills of a healthcare worker, in a safe environment that promotes both professional and academic excellence, and under the skilled supervision of JHAH experts. The program aims to create competent clinical staff who are able to practice independently upon graduation.

The program is also offered to graduates who require extra work experience in order to receive a license to practice in Saudi Arabia, a directive of the Saudi Commission For Health Specialties (SCFHS). 

A number of national and internationally adopted frameworks for undergraduate healthcare education were used to develop this course. Each specialty’s training is framed by a structured Scope of Training which is available on request. The length of any internship training is between three and 12 months. The following programs are offered at JHAH:

Clinical: Anesthesiology technologist, clinical/medical laboratory technologist, clinical nutrition, clinical pharmacy, clinical psychology, dental assistant, dental laboratory technologist, nursing, occupational therapy, paramedic, physical therapy, radiology technologist, respiratory therapy and speech and language pathology.

Non-clinical: Clinical informatics, finance, health information management, human resources and public relations. 

Note: This free-of-charge training does not offer any monetary compensation to students and does not provide students with housing or any living allowances. Medical coverage provision is on an emergency basis only. The selection process is through a review of academic achievements and an admission interview.

Download the Nursing and Allied Health Internship Training Program Guide

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