The Young Doctor Summer Internship

London • Ages 15-18

24th July to 2nd August 2020 OR 21st August to 30th August 2020
University College London (UCL)

The Young Doctor Summer Internship is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for aspiring medics to undertake the work experience of their dreams in London. Over the course of 10 days, you will dive into the heart of life at a London hospital, shadowing doctors and practising medical tasks that students would never normally be able to experience before medical school. Also available on the internship are immersive medical visits to Prague, the University of Oxford, and some of London’s pioneering digital health companies.

Join us for a life-changing experience that will serve as an outstanding differentiator on your university application form and set you up for a future as a successful doctor.

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HIGHLIGHTS

 

Immersive Medical Experiences:

  • Experience emergency theatre at a London hospital, via a reactive patient simulator
  • Shadow doctors on a simulated ward round
  • Stitch up wounds and take blood samples 
  • Examine real patients in a GP surgery
  • Use cutting-edge medical virtual reality technology
  • Embark on a medical-themed experience in Prague: visit a healthcare NGO and centre for addiction there

    Personalised Medical School Application Coaching:

    • Bespoke coaching on how to get into a top medical school: have your credentials reviewed by a medical admissions expert and receive a dynamic, personalised development plan to help you gain admission into your first-choice university
    • Training on how to excel in the medical school admissions process: personal statements, interviews, UKCAT and BMAT assessments and more

    Meet Senior Doctors:

    • Be coached through immersive experiences with doctors from oncology, surgery, emergency medicine, cardiology and more
    • Private networking sessions with these doctors who can become vital connections for your future careers.

      Competitive Advantage:

      • Attendance demonstrates your commitment to medicine and can be a fantastic ‘gold star’ to add to your university/college application form
      • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate

        World-Class Universities And World-Class People:

        • Visit the campuses of two of the best universities in the world: the University of Oxford and University College London (UCL)
        • Meet talented and ambitious students from around the world who fly in for the internship, creating an invaluable lifetime network

        Design Your Own Internship:

        • Choose to attend the Full Internship (10 days), Half Internship (5 days) or Weekend Internship (2 days).
        • Students who attend the Full Internship can opt for the European Stream (International Medical Experience Trip to Prague) or the UK stream (the University of Oxford and Artificial Intelligence-themed visits around London) for days 6,7 and 8.
        • Accommodation, meals, guardianship and airport pick-up are available if required and can be added at checkout. London accommodation is provided at UCL’s halls of residence. Evening social activities will also be provided for students booking with accommodation.

           

          TIMETABLE
          Day 1 - Enter The Internship
          3pm The Internship Begins - Keynote speech by the Internship Director
          - Immersive group activities to give you crucial skills for the internship ahead: teamwork, problem-solving, time management, bedside manner and working under pressure
          - Interactive networking session: meet your fellow interns – talented and ambitious students from around the world who can be powerful contacts for your career ahead
          7pm Close

          *exact programme subject to change without notice

          Day 2 - Medical School Application Coaching
          10.00am The World of a Medic - Your journey through medical school
          - The life of a junior doctor
          - The rollercoaster of working in hospital
          - Diagnosing patients
          - Duties and expectations
          11.00am Trauma and Resuscitation - Dealing with major incidents
          - Basic life support and resuscitation
          - Learn to administer CPR
          12.00pm Medical School Applications - Choosing the right medical school
          - Building an outstanding medical school application
          - Creating a ‘winning’ personal statement
          - See model personal statements
          1.00pm Lunch Break
          2.00pm Medical School Interviews - The STAR approach to interviews
          - What they want to hear
          - The fundamental things to do and not to do
          - Successful preparation
          - Discussion about medical ethics
          3.00pm UKCAT & BMAT Coaching - Interactive practice questions with live feedback
          - Compulsory tests for gaining entry into medical school
          4.00pm Preparation for Practicals - Overview of the live simulations on day 3
          4.15pm Panel Discussion - Ask questions to high-ranking doctors across various disciplines
          - Guidance on applications from those on the inside
          - Make valuable contacts
          5.00pm Close
          DAY 3 - IMMERSIVE MEDICAL SIMULATIONS
          10.15am 1. Diagnostic Escape Room - Race against the clock to work out the diagnosis
          - Initiate treatment and save the patient's life
          11.30am 2. Basic Life Support - Practise CPR on animatronic dummies
          - Work in teams through simulations
          - Learn a crucial skill for doctors
          12.45pm Lunch Break
          2.00pm 3. Patient Consultation - Speak to an actual patient
          - Take a medical history
          - Receive instant feedback on your communication skills
          3.15pm 4. Suturing - Practise stitching up wounds
          - Be observed by doctors and receive feedback
          4.30pm 5. Interview Workshop - Undertake mock interviews with professionals
          - Receive personalised feedback and tips
          5.30pm Close
          DAY 4 – ENTER THE HOSPITAL (PART 1)
          10.00am The Ward Round - Care for patients with different medical and surgical problems
          - Experience what doctors do on a daily ward round
          - Review patients and deal with unexpected problems
          - Discuss test results with patients
          - Interact with multiple healthcare professionals
          12.00pm Lunch Break
          1.00pm Emergency Scenarios - Handle simulated medical emergencies in theatre under the supervision of a senior surgeon
          - Advanced interactive experience with reactive patient simulator
          - Examine, treat and review a robotic unwell patient to see they are improving
          - React to changes in your robotic patient and new information in the simulation
          - Work with peers and take turns leading your team
          - Advanced clinical skills including blood taking and defibrillation
          3.00pm The Networking Session - Personal time with our doctors
          - Receive personalised advice on your medical school application
          - Make valuable contacts for your career
          - Discuss what you’ve learned and how to improve
          4.00pm Close
          DAY 5 – ENTER THE HOSPITAL (PART 2)
          10.00am The GP Surgery - Examine real patients
          - Take medical histories
          - Review pathology reports
          - Practise your patient communication skills
          - Experience the dynamic between GP and hospital medicine
          12.00pm Lunch Break
          1.00pm The A&E Experience - Use the latest VR headset technology
          - Be immersed in a hospital department
          - Make the decisions and save your patient
          - Individual scenarios with instant feedback
          3.00pm The Review - Review what you’ve experienced in the hospital over the past 2 days
          - Coaching on key areas for improvement
          - Your questions answered
          4.00pm Close - Half (5-day) interns depart
          DAYS 6-8 – YOUNG DOCTORS ON TOUR
          3 Full Days Young Doctors On Tour: Embark on a journey of medicine in action. Choose our European or UK Stream
          European Stream Medical Experience Trip to Prague - Return flights to Prague with 2 nights' accommodation
          - Experience-sessions at key medical facilities in Prague: Motol University Hospital’s Accident & Emergency and Oncology departments
          - The Modry Klic institution for people with disabilities (an NGO); discover its sophisticated system of services for the handicapped
          - Centre for drugs addicts: understand the three main strategies: prevention, intervention and reintegration. Experience activities such as group therapies, prevention at schools and protection against disease
          - Discover Prague - visits to Prague Castle, Charles Bridge and a walking tour of the city
          UK Stream University of Oxford & Digital Health - Experience some of Oxford’s most iconic colleges and buildings, including Balliol, Trinity and Christ Church Colleges; the Bodleian Library and the Ashmolean Museum. Meet Oxford students and get their advice on how to gain a place there for yourself
          - Experience-session at a cutting-edge digital health company
          - Understand first-hand the technological revolution happening in global healthcare
          - Private visits to the Royal College of Physicians and the world-famous Harley Street
          - Understand why the UK is a global hub for medical research and practice
          - Medical walking tour of London where you will understand how 2,000 years of medical history changed the world
          - Cultural activities at some of London's most renowned landmarks, including the Southbank, St Paul's Cathedral and Trafalgar Square
          DAY 9 – PERSONAL MEDICAL SCHOOL COACHING SESSION
          Morning & Afternoon Your Future as a Doctor - Personal career coaching: have your credentials reviewed by medical school application experts
          - Receive a dynamic, personalised development plan to get a place at your dream medical school and have a successful career thereafter
          - A day for professionals to fully focus on you, your personal aspirations, and your future as a successful doctor
          Evening End of Internship Party - Celebrate your successes over the internship
          - Make valuable contacts for life with talented, like-minded students from across the world
          DAY 10 – INTERNSHIP REVIEW
          Morning The Internship Review - A review of what you have gained during the internship
          - How to use this once-in-a-lifetime experience as a springboard for your future
          - Farewell speech by Internship Director
          2pm Interns Depart
          VENUE & ACCOMMODATION

          Programme Location

          University College, London (UCL)
          The Darwin Building
          Gower Street
          London
          WC1E 6AA

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          Accommodation Location

          Garden Halls (University of London)
          1 Cartwright Gardens
          King's Cross
          London
          WC1H 9EN

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          All 10-day (Full Internship) interns will be staying in Garden Halls. 5-day (Half Internship) interns will be staying in a mix of Garden Halls and Ramsay Hall. You can download a full digital brochure of Garden Halls, by clicking below:

          Download Digital Brochure

          WHO CAN ATTEND?

          The Internship is for students aged 15-18 who have the passion and ambition to both learn about this career and start boosting their university/college applications & CVs. If you are a student who is slightly older or younger than our guidelines, then please do get in touch with us to discuss your specific situation.

          You can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”.

          There is no application process. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are highly limited. We expect to be fully-booked for our Summer Internships several months in advance so advise you to register as soon as possible.

          No prior knowledge or experience is required to join this programme as we build your knowledge from the basics up to more advanced concepts.

          OPTIONS & FEES

          The internship will take place on 2 occasions in 2020. You can choose either:

          24th July – 2nd August 2020
          21st – 30th August 2020

          Students can book for either 2, 5 or 10 days of the Internship. For 10-day Interns, there is an optional International trip to Europe (Prague). A full breakdown of options and pricing can be found below:

          Please see the highlights below

          Highlights Weekend Internship (London Only) Half Internship (London Only) Full Internship (UK Only) Full Internship (UK and Europe)
          Days of Timetable Days 2 & 3 Days 1-5 Days 1-10 Days 1-10
          Immersive 2-day medical experience. Participate in patient diagnosis; carry out CPR; live suturing training by senior surgeons; take a patient’s medical history. Coaching on how to get into a top medical school.
          Work with doctors at a London hospital: experience emergency theatre with a reactive patient simulator; shadow doctors on a simulated ward round; examine patients in a GP surgery; take bloods; experience Accident & Emergency scenarios with virtual reality technology.
          Private networking session with top UK doctors.
          3-day medical-experience trip to Prague. Visits to Accident & Emergency and Oncology departments, an NGO for people with disabilities and a centre for people with addiction. Return flights to Prague, meals and 2 nights’ accommodation there.
          Experiences at The University of Oxford, a pioneering digital health company and some of London’s leading medical attractions.
          Personalised, comprehensive, career coaching day. Receive a dynamic, bespoke development plan to reach the height of your career ambitions.
          Price
          Internship (without accommodation or meals)
          £395

          £1350

          £2600

          £3550
          Additional price for London accommodation on UCL’s campus with all meals and guardianship included
          Not available

          £600

          £1350

          £1350
          Additional price for London airport pick-up and drop-off (each way)
          Not available

          £100

          £100

          £100
          Immersive 2-day medical experience. Participate in patient diagnosis; carry out CPR; live suturing training by senior surgeons; take a patient’s medical history. Coaching on how to get into a top medical school.

          Internship (without accommodation or meals)


          £395

          Additional price for London accommodation on UCL’s campus with all meals and guardianship included


          Not available

          Additional price for London airport pick-up and drop-off (each way)


          Not available

          Immersive 2-day medical experience. Participate in patient diagnosis; carry out CPR; live suturing training by senior surgeons; take a patient’s medical history. Coaching on how to get into a top medical school.
          Work with doctors at a London hospital: experience emergency theatre with a reactive patient simulator; shadow doctors on a simulated ward round; examine patients in a GP surgery; take bloods; experience Accident & Emergency scenarios with virtual reality technology.
          Private networking session with top UK doctors.

          Internship (without accommodation or meals)


          £1350

          Additional price for London accommodation on UCL’s campus with all meals and guardianship included


          £600

          Additional price for London airport pick-up and drop-off (each way)


          £100

          Immersive 2-day medical experience. Participate in patient diagnosis; carry out CPR; live suturing training by senior surgeons; take a patient’s medical history. Coaching on how to get into a top medical school.
          Work with doctors at a London hospital: experience emergency theatre with a reactive patient simulator; shadow doctors on a simulated ward round; examine patients in a GP surgery; take bloods; experience Accident & Emergency scenarios with virtual reality technology.
          Private networking session with top UK doctors.
          Experiences at The University of Oxford, a pioneering digital health company and some of London’s leading medical attractions.
          Personalised, comprehensive, career coaching day. Receive a dynamic, bespoke development plan to reach the height of your career ambitions.

          Internship (without accommodation or meals)


          £2600

          Additional price for London accommodation on UCL’s campus with all meals and guardianship included


          £1350

          Additional price for London airport pick-up and drop-off (each way)


          £100

          Immersive 2-day medical experience. Participate in patient diagnosis; carry out CPR; live suturing training by senior surgeons; take a patient’s medical history. Coaching on how to get into a top medical school.
          Work with doctors at a London hospital: experience emergency theatre with a reactive patient simulator; shadow doctors on a simulated ward round; examine patients in a GP surgery; take bloods; experience Accident & Emergency scenarios with virtual reality technology.
          Private networking session with top UK doctors.
          3-day medical-experience trip to Prague. Visits to Accident & Emergency and Oncology departments, an NGO for people with disabilities and a centre for people with addiction. Return flights to Prague, meals and 2 nights’ accommodation there.
          Personalised, comprehensive, career coaching day. Receive a dynamic, bespoke development plan to reach the height of your career ambitions.

          Internship (without accommodation or meals)


          £3550

          Additional price for London accommodation on UCL’s campus with all meals and guardianship included


          £1350

          Additional price for London airport pick-up and drop-off (each way)


          £100

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