The aim of Internship Training Program is to provide a laboratory clinical experience in a setting of supervised technical responsibility in order that interns acquire the necessary knowledge and skills for the practice of lab work in general and that they develop proper technical attitudes and ethics. Internship is a period of transition from laboratory technology student to a qualified medical technologist; a process in which an Intern gains more confidence in laboratory care, develops professional attitudes and applies appropriately the knowledge and skills in the practice of medicine.
Interns are 5th year medical laboratory students are holder of B.Sc. degree but still lacking the field experience. They are not still licensed by the Saudi Commission for Healthcare Specialties (SCFHS).