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The Young Doctor Summer Internship Live Online

Live Online Ages 15-18 Timezone: GMT+0

Live Online
31st July - 4th August 2021

Starts at 11.00am

Starts at 11.00am

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Internship Overview

The Young Doctor Summer Internship Live Online gives students aged 15-18 a 360-degree work experience in Medicine, from the comfort of their own home.

You will experience the real-life work of a doctor, with opportunities to shadow a doctor on a simulated ward round and observe patient consultations taking place live in a London hospital. In addition, two whole days will be dedicated to medical school application coaching, with doctors training you on how to excel at every stage, including personal statements, applications and interviews.

You will also have the opportunity to network with our doctors and ask them all your burning questions, just as you would in-person. 

Join us for a truly unique experience that will serve as an outstanding differentiator on your university and job applications and set you up for a future as a successful doctor.

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Internship Highlights

Immersive Medical Experiences:

  • Shadow doctors on a simulated ward round
  • Witness patient consultation in a simulated GP surgery
  • Develop your clinical reasoning as part of a diagnostic escape room simulation

    Comprehensive Medical School Application Coaching:

    • Comprehensive coaching on how to excel in the medical school admissions process: personal statements; interviews; UCAT and BMAT assessments; extra-curricular activities; work experience and more
    • Personalised development plan: create a personalised development plan based on advice you are given by doctors, which identifies your strengths and weaknesses and shows you which areas you need to develop further

      Meet Senior Doctors From a Variety of Disciplines:

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

      Competitive Advantage In Your University & Job Applications:

      • Attendance will demonstrate your commitment to Medicine and that you’ve gained valuable hands-on experience with professionals
      • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate showcasing your progress through the internship 

      You will also be granted free-of-charge lifetime access to the InvestIN Connect app. InvestIN Connect gives our students lifetime access to a suite of features, including work experience and mentoring opportunities, career coaching materials, and a platform for you to start building a powerful network with thousands of equally-ambitious young minds. By registering for this programme you are therefore signing up to a lifetime of professional development opportunities.

            Programme Fee, Format & Options

            The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions delivered via our state-of-the-art, interactive online platform. The internship is delivered LIVE by experienced professionals.

            Internship Fee:

            £595/student. Places are limited. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.

            For a full list of terms and conditions, please click here.


              DAY 1: THE WORLD OF A DOCTOR

              DAY 2: ENTER THE HOSPITAL




              DAY 1: THE WORLD OF A DOCTOR

              11.00amThe World of a Doctor

              - The values, attributes and behaviours that make you a top doctor
              - Key medical skills
              - Privilege and responsibility
              - Issues in healthcare

              12.00pmTrauma and Resuscitation

              - Dealing with major incidents
              - Learn the basics of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
              - Follow a case and use the ABCDE approach to save a patient

              1.00pmLunch Break

              2.00pmPatient Consultations

              - Learn how to take a patient history
              - Address a patient's ideas, concerns, and expectations
              - Observe and critique good and bad consultations

              3.15pmThe Virtual Emergency Room

              - Live demonstration of an A&E scenario using the latest Virtual Reality technology
              - Investigate symptoms
              - Discuss diagnosis
              - Examine a patient's x-ray and ECG
              - Initiating treatment


              *exact programme subject to change without notice

              DAY 2: ENTER THE HOSPITAL

              11.00amThe GP Surgery

              - Observe doctors examining real patients
              - Take medical histories of common conditions
              - Review pathology reports
              - Compare community healthcare with hospital Medicine

              12.15pmThe Ward Round

              - Care for patients with different medical and surgical conditions
              - Experience what doctors do on a daily ward round
              - Review patients and deal with unexpected problems
              - Practice explaining test results to patients
              - Interact with multiple healthcare professionals to receive an appreciation of the multidisciplinary teams in Medicine

              1.15pmLunch Break

              2.15pmThe Specialist Clinic

              - Participate in a consultation with a specialist
              - Take medical histories of more advanced conditions
              - Practice your communication skills with patients

              3.30pmPanel Discussion with Top Doctors

              - Ask questions to high-ranking doctors across various disciplines
              - Guidance on applications from those on the inside of medical school applications


              *exact programme subject to change without notice


              11.00amMedical School Applications

              - Choosing the right medical school
              - Building an outstanding medical school application
              - Creating a 'winning' personal statement
              - Analyse and learn from model personal statements

              12.00pmUCAT & BMAT Workshop

              - Receive tips, tricks and advice from experts
              - Practice questions in an interactive way and receive live feedback

              1.00pmLunch Break

              2.00pmWork Experience & Extra Curricular Activities

              - Receive personalised tips, tricks and advice on how to acquire relevant opportunities
              - How to successfully relate your personal interests to the values, attributes and behaviours of a good doctor

              2.30pmMedical School Interviews

              - The STARR approach to interviews
              - What they want to hear
              - The fundamental things to do and not to do
              - Successful preparation
              - Observe and critique mock medical school interviews with professionals

              3.00pmInterview Demonstrations

              - Conduct a live interview
              - Learn how to succeed in a range of interview types and question formats

              *exact programme subject to change without notice


              11.00amDiagnostic Escape Room

              - Race against the clock to work out the diagnosis
              - Initiate treatment and save the patient's life
              - Engage in a simulated case-based discussion with guidance from an experienced doctor

              12.30pmIntro to Medical Ethics

              - Understand the importance of ethics in medicine
              - The four principles: autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence and justice

              1.00pmLunch Break

              2.00pmCase Conundrums

              - Make diagnoses by reviewing patients' data, including: X-rays, blood tests, consultation notes and medical history
              - Use medical ethics to make decisions
              - Explore possible treatments

              3.00pmMedical Ethics

              - Explore some of the most controversial questions in Medicine, which often come up in medical school interviews
              - Coaching on how to tackle ethics interview
              - Debate with your peers on a hot topic in medical ethics
              - Argue for or against and see who wins


              *exact programme subject to change without notice


              11.00amPersonal Statement Clinic

              - Tips and tricks behind a medical personal statement
              - Construct an outstanding paragraph
              - Personal statement review and gain valuable feedback from doctors

              12.30pmLunch Break

              1.30pmInterview Practice

              - Practice real interview questions in timed conditions
              - Receive feedback from experienced doctors

              3.00pmYour Future as a Doctor

              - Bring together your learning and experiences of the Internship
              - Come away with clear next steps and future goals outlined

              3.30pmPanel Discussion with Top Doctors

              - Ask questions to high-ranking doctors across various disciplines
              - Guidance on applications from those on the inside of medical school applications


              *From the first day of your Internship, you will be asked to note down your reflections of what you experience. You will also be asked to write sections of your Personal Statement. During this unique day, you will go through multiple sessions led by current medical students and doctors. The coaching you receive during the day will enable you to create your own Development Plan – allowing you to come away from the Internship with a clear idea of your strengths and areas of improvement.

              Venue & Dates

              Live Online

              31st July - 4th August 2021

              Live Online:

              31st July - 4th August 2021

              You can attend this programme via our state-of-the-art, interactive online platform from anywhere in the world. All the content will be delivered in a live, interactive manner and you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions of our experienced professionals. All you need is an internet connection; we will send you full details of how to access the programme well in advance.

              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 Autumn 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.


              This programme will be delivered ‘Live Online’, so is not affected at all by any Covid-19 restrictions.


              We exist to give students a life-changing experience. We are proud to report that we have an overall rating of 4.8 out of 5 on Google Reviews. Our Google reviews can be read in full here, and some highlights are below.


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