Applications for the 2023 Internship Program Open June 24th 2022. Please return then to apply, or spread the word to health graduates with 3 years work experience. Allied health, nurses looking for a change to management, or  other admin or professionals are welcome to apply. Read the introduction below, then firther details in the tbs on the right.  

The Health Management Internship Program (HMIP) offers committed, high-potential Interns the opportunity to develop the skills, capabilities and knowledge required to start a career in managing the challenges and complexities of health service delivery across NSW. The program includes:

  1. Employment in a NSW Health organisation, gaining skills and knowledge through supervised structured workplace experience
  2. An industry-recognised postgraduate academic qualification in Health Administration
  3. Professional development activities which offer Interns the opportunity to prepare themselves for a career managing the challenges and complexities of health service delivery across NSW  in public, private and not for profit organisations.

To know more about the 1st year and 2nd year management interns, click on the links in the right-hand navigation menu.

NSW HMIP Graduation 2021

Congratulations to the Health Management Intern Program 2018-19 & 2019-20 graduates who celebrated completing their two year programs at their formal graduation event held on Thursday May13 2021 at the Kirribilli Club. The graduates received their certificates in the presence of their friends and family, and many of their placement supervisors, coordinators, chief executives and colleagues, along with College executives and other guests.

The graduates were presented with their certificates by Karen Patterson, NSW Branch President. The Stan Williams Young Leader Awards for consistently excellent performance, academic achievement and participation were presented by National President Dr Neale Fong, Graeme Loy CE WSLHD, and Julie Babineau, CE Odyssey House NSW. The winners were Charlotte Davies (2019) and Siggy Haveland (2020). The Graduate Response speeches were given by Chad Leuwenburgh and Peta Andreone. Tracey Burton, Chief Executive of Uniting NSW ACT gave the Kevin Dodd Oration, with many pearls of wisdom for these emerging leaders as they embark on the next stage of their career journeys.

The HMIP would not be possible without our placement partners for the program:  Clinical Excellence CommissionOdyssey House NSW; South Eastern Sydney Local Health DistrictHealthscope; Southern NSW Local Health DistrictWestern Sydney Local Health District NSW;  Northern Beaches Hospital; Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network NSW; Agency for Clinical InnovationBureau of Health InformationRamsay Health Care; and Sydney Children's Hospitals Network.

A big thank you to our sponsors;

Major Sponsor

Mark Ashby Client Relationship Manager   


Alison Choy Flannigan Partner

NSW HMIP live information webinar recording: click to watch

Stewart Dowrick, CE of Mid North Coast LHD and former Intern / Trainee, shares how the program has helped enhance his health management career.


Need more information about the NSW HMIP?

Contact Dee Mahon, National Education Programs Manager
T: 02 8753 5120