Health Management Internship Program (Vic)

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The Health Management Internship Program (HMIP) is supported by the Victorian Government.

Applications for 2019 are now closed. Thank you to all those who applied. 

About the program

The Health Management Program (Victoria) offers committed, high potential interns the opportunity to develop the skills, capabilities and knowledge required to begin a career in managing the challenges and complexities of health service delivery across Victoria. Throughout the two years of the program, Management Interns are given the opportunity to be exposed to a variety of different workplace and educational opportunities. Please read all the documentation prior to submitting your application.

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We value Aboriginal people’s individual and collective knowledge, skills and leadership capabilities in our workforce. The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services is seeking to support Aboriginal people to participate in the HMIP and encourages Aboriginal people to apply for the Department sponsored intern position.

Program eligibility

To be eligible for this program, applicants must:

  1. provide proof of their Australian Citizenship or permanent Australian residency status.
  2. Hold a relevant undergraduate qualification and/or post-graduate qualification; Applicants with at least two years' work experience are desirable.
  3. Agree to undergo all required pre-employment health screening and checks, which includes but may not be limited to Working with Children Check, Aged Care Check, National Criminal Record Check.

If you are applying for the Aboriginal internship position, please indicate this on your online application form in the declaration section by indicating that you identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person.

How to apply

Stage 1: Online application process

Important: Please read all documents prior to completing your application. Complete and submit the application form.

Stage 2: Group Interview

All short listed applicants will be advised via email and/or telephone. The group interview will be a skills assessment and is required for those who are successful in their Stage 2 application. The assessment is made up of a 2-3 hour session comprising two different tasks to assess your ability to critically think, problem solve, work in teams, prioritise information, analyse data and present information.

The assessment will be held in Melbourne in mid–late September. Panel members will comprise representatives from ACHSM and placement organisations.

Stage 3: Individual Interviews

The final stage of the selection process is a face to face interview with a panel of individuals and will be 30 minutes in duration. The interviews may or may not be on the same day as the group interview. 

Stage 4: Offers and Commencement

Candidates will be emailed preliminary offers and asked to verbally accept. A formal contract will then be emailed for signing and return to ACHSM. If you accept the placement a one-off Program fee of $1100 + GST is applicable. The Program will start with orientation mid-January 2019.


Health Management Intern Program - Candidate Guide, 2019

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact:
Julie Owen
Executive Officer
T: (03) 9654 5641
(Mon, Wed, Thu)

Click here to email Julie

Only persons who are eligible to live and work in Australia permanently should apply.

Previous applicants need not apply.