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“From the excellent presentations made in the seminar today, I can only say that: "We have miles to go before we sleep and miles to go before we sleep."”
Dr. Anirban Basu
President Elect, Rotary Club of Bangalore
Internships

Sankara Eye Foundation Europe provides Clinical Volunteering, Clinical Observership and Clinical Internship programs at our Sankara Eye Hospitals in India. The programs are designed to accommodate Interns qualifications and level of experience.

Programs Offered at each Hospital
  • SEH Coimbatore - Clinical Internships, Clinical Volunteering and Clinical Observership
  • SEH Shimoga - Clinical Observership
  • SEH Guntur - Limited Clinical Observership and Clinical Volunteering;
  • SEH Bangalore - Clinical Internships, Clinical Volunteering and Clinical Observership
  • SEH Anand - Clinical Volunteering, Clinical Observership
  • Accommodations Offered at each Hospital
  • SEH Coimbatore (twin share based on availability)
  • SEH Bangalore (twin share based on availability)
  • SEH Guntur (twin share based on availability for short terms - 1 to 2 weeks)
  • The programs requirements are described below. For more details, please refer to the SEFEU_FAQ_Internship.pdf attached.
Clinical Volunteering Requirements
  • Duration: 2 to 8 week programs
  • For volunteers with no medical background
  • Open to high school students (10th grade and higher) and adults interested in serving the needy
  • Clinical Observership Requirements
Duration: 1 to 3 week programs
This program is specifically for those involved in health care services such as
  • Residents in Ophthalmology
  • Medical Graduates (M.D. degree achieved)
  • Undergoing Sub Specialty training in Ophthalmology
  • Geriatric medicine / general medicine Sub Specialty
  • Optometrists
  • Optometry students
  • Public health / hospital administrations students
  • Clinical Internship Requirements
  • Duration: 3 week program
  • Residents in Ophthalmology
  • Optometrists
  • Public Health Administrators
Four Easy Steps to Applying
  1. Read the frequently asked questions document (SEFEU_FAQ_Internship.pdf) for detailed information on the programs and deadlines for submitting the application.
  2. Fill out the application - please click here
  3. Collect all the following documents. You will need to submit them along with the application. Failure to submit any of these documents will result in application not being processed.
    • Proof of immunisation (measles, mumps, Hepatitis B and rubella)
    • Proof of medical insurance
    • Application
    • Resume
    • Cover Letter
    • Personal Photograph
    • Receipt of the application filing fee (see "Is there an application fee" section in the FAQ)
  4. Submit the application and associated documents via email to info@giftofvision.org.uk
If you have any questions, please contact us.

Volunteer

Volunteers are the backbone of Sankara Eye Foundation Europe. To realise our mission of 20/20 by 2020 we have to grow our list of volunteers. Join SEFEU and let us march to eradicate curable blindness together.There are many areas where you can help.
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Internships

Sankara Eye Foundation Europe provides Clinical Volunteering, Clinical Observership and Clinical Internship programs at our Sankara Eye Hospitals in India. The programs are designed to accommodate Interns qualifications and level of experience.
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Occasions

SEFEU needs your help with Events! SEFEU welcomes volunteers to take an initiative and organise events that fulfill one of the following goals.
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Services for NRI

Sankara Eye hospitals have the state-of-the-art facilities and eye related services for all ages. We request SEFEU donors and supporters to visit the hospital during your visit to India and avail the following services at the hospitals (Bangalore, Coimbatore, Shimoga, Anand, Guntur, Rishikesh).
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