Victorian Student Summer Placements

Get a taste of what hospital pharmacy can offer you 

Each year the SHPA Victorian Branch coordinates a selection of Victorian hospital-based placements for pharmacy students over the summer. Student hospital placements give you early insight to:

  • gain an introduction to hospital pharmacy services
  • learn about the role of operational, clinical and specialist pharmacists
  • get involved in quality use of medicines projects
  • discover more about hospital pharmacy education and training opportunities.

Victorian Student Summer Placements 2024-2025

The SHPA Vic Branch coordinates a hospital summer student placement program for pharmacy students. Placements are offered by a selection of Victorian Hospital Pharmacy Departments at various times during the summer holiday period.

Schedule of Hospitals offering Student Summer placements

Participating hospitals will get in touch with applicants directly if they have been shortlisted for an interview once applicaitons have been reviewed.  Please see the key program dates below.

Please apply here:  Application Link

Key Dates Round 1:

Applications open - 9.00am, Monday 3 June 2024

Applications close - 4.00pm, Monday 17 June 2024

Hospital interviews - Friday 21 June to Thursday 4 July 2024

Notification of placement outcomes -  by C.O.B, Wednesday 10 July 2024

Student Summer Placement poster

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Enquiries should be directed to the SHPA Victorian Branch Committee via