Pakistan, PPHSF

Total number of places per year (approximately)
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Area possibilities
  • Community Pharmacy
  • Industry
  • Research at a University (depends)
Length of training periods

The students can undertake projects and internships for 2 to 8 weeks according to their preferences and feasibility.

Available months and cities

Presently, we can only offer internships in Lahore and Islamabad. The exchange will be during the summer (April to September).

Type accommodation

Arrangements for the accommodation will be made either in student hostels or shared flats at a reasonable location near the place of internship. The students will have to pay for it themselves and the rate will be economical.

Board, pocket money or other financial benefits/remuneration

PPHSF does not provide any financial benefits or spending money currently, however, if there is any placement for a paid internship then remuneration may be given by the employer. Most student hostels have a mess offering 3 meals per day, the cost of which is included in the overall charges. Applicants interning at a university may be allowed to use the university bus. Similarly, some industries also provide transport to and from the plant. Otherwise, local transport such as buses and taxis can be used.

Language requirements

Applicants must be fluent in English. Ability to speak Urdu is an advantage.

Other requirements

Students from any semester can join, however, they must be in their 4th Professional Year for an internship at a hospital and in their final year of education or graduated to take part in research.

Information on Work Permits and Visa

Pakistan has an online visa system. The applicant is responsible for getting his/her visa after thoroughly reading the terms and conditions mentioned on the official website. More information on student visa is available at Tourist visa on arrival is available for these countries:

Selection Procedures

Applications must be sent 3 months in advance (e.g. if an applicant wishes to start a project in April, the application must be submitted by December 31st). Selection will be determined by the SEO initially and final selection will be by the host on the basis of CV, personal statement and a letter of recommendation from a faculty member/President of the organization.

Last Updated: 30th October 2020