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Work experience for school students

2017 Work Experience Program

St Vincent’s Private Melbourne now offer Work Experience Placements for High School Students in Years 10 and 11. Our program provides students with an insight into the organisation and the healthcare industry.

Please note that the program offered is geared towards students who are interested in Nursing and Midwifery careers. 

St Vincent’s Private Melbourne will run two placements in 2017: 

Monday 26th June – Friday 30th June 2017

Monday 18th September – Friday 22nd September 2017

Please note these dates are not negotiable and you are able to choose ONE ONLY

Two of our campuses offer placements to students for the Work Experience program including: Fitzroy (formally St Vincent’s Private), and East Melbourne (formally Mercy Private). Within these hospitals a small number of wards and departments participate in the program. 

  • Non-clinical support areas (Food, Environmental and Supply Services) 
  • Clerical/Administrative (Business Office, Health Information Services, Finance)
  • Clinical (Nursing, Nutrition) 

Students are given the opportunity to spend one week working in these wards and departments and to observe and participate in the daily activities of the hospital. Students are at all times accompanied by St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne staff. 

Please note that we are unable to place students in the following areas: 

  • Intensive Care Unit 
  • Delivery Suite 
  • Operating Suites and procedural areas

To apply for the St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne 2017 Work Experience
program applicants must submit:

  • a resume
  • a covering letter
  • a completed application form explaining why you would like to complete work
  • experience at St Vincent’s Private Melbourne
  • The Work Experience Arrangement form completed by your school.

You can download the application form here PDF [149 KB].

Please complete the application form and the above additional requirements and then
return to:

The Work Experience Program
Human Resources Department
St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne
59-61 Victoria Pde,
Fitzroy 3065

Following review of your application and placement availability, we will notify you of
the outcome.

Applications close for the June Program on Friday 12th May 2017 and notification of
placements will be sent out the week commencing Monday 15th May 2017

Applications close for the September Program on Friday 4th August 2017 and notification of
placements will be sent out the week commencing Monday 14th August 2017

If you have any further enquiries, please contact the Human Resources department on Tel: 9411 7654 

Limited positions available.