Physical Therapy Jeddah


The Physical Therapy Internship Program is designed for Physical Therapists from Saudi Universities (College of Applied Medical Sciences, Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences). During the six (6) training months, the Physical Therapy Internship Student (PT intern) will be assigned to seven (7) specialty rotations.



• Evaluate patients referred by a physician to determine their level of function and establish treatment goals.
• Administer all appropriate types of Physical Therapy/ Occupational Therapy procedures to patients.
• Observe unusual reactions, maintain treatment and progress records, make oral and documented reports of activities, and keep preceptors informed of pertinent information.
• Communicate effectively with the PT staff and hospital personnel in the management of the Patient's Physical Therapy program.
• Educate and demonstrate PT exercises to patients, members of patients’ families, and other medical personnel.
• Attend departmental scientific mini-workshops.
• Demonstrate a high level of infection control principles.
• Present one lecture or a case study at the end of the internship period.



Three (3) to Six (6) months


Acceptance Criteria:

• Internship request letter from the intern’s sponsor
• Saudi national or born to a Saudi mother 
• A GPA of 3.75 out of 5 or 3 out of 4 and above
• Pass KFSHRC English Placement Test (i.e. achieve level 6 and above)
• Pass a specialty Exam
• Pass the interview



• Medical coverage as per hospital policy
• Certificate of completion


Things to know before applying:

• Submitting your application does not guarantee acceptance to the internship
• Applications must be submitted at least (2) two months prior to the starting date
• Training seats are limited and based on availability
• Verifying the accuracy of documents and information submitted is your responsibility
• Please note that inaccurate information or missing documents will result in your application being rejected

For more details on how to apply, please click here.

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