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Internship Programmes

For over 20 years now, Tenwek Hospital has been a recognized centre for the Clinical Officer and Medical Officer Internship programmes. We have also partnered with Kabarak University and host their nursing students for their internship period. If you are a student and are interested in pursuing your internship at Tenwek, here is the guiding procedure:

Clinical Officers Internship Programme

Tenwek Hospital takes a maximum of 10 clinical officer interns from KMTC training centres across the country for a one year internship programme. To apply, follow the below steps:

  • Send an updated resume and cover letter to or via post office to the attention of the Medical Education Coordinator
  • You will then be invited to sit for an examination at Tenwek Hospital
  • Shortlisted candidates will then be subjected to an oral interview and the top 10 selected

Medical Officer Internship Programme

We offer one year internship opportunities to a maximum of 10 medical officers every year. Being a Mission Hospital, the internship recruitment process is coordinated by CHAK in collaboration with the HR and Medical Education departments. To apply, follow the below steps:

  • Send a detailed CV and cover letter to CHAK indicating your interest to serve at Tenwek Hospital
  • Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews at Maseno, Eldoret and Nairobi interview centres
  • If successful, an offer will be made in writing from Tenwek Hospital

Benefits Offered

  • Accommodation
  • Lunch time meals every Monday to Friday
  • Rigorous clinical and educational training across all departments
  • Spiritual growth and mentorship
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