HMIP Vic – Information and how to apply

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Round 2 applications are now open for the 2024 Health Management Intern Program

Deadline: Sun 1 Oct 2023

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

About the program

The Health Management Program (Victoria) offers committed, high-potential applicants 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 before submitting your application.


We value Aboriginal people’s individual and collective knowledge, skills and leadership capabilities in our workforce. The Victorian Department of Health 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 Australian Citizenship, permanent Australian residency status or have full work rights until the end of 2025 at the time of application.

  2. Hold a relevant undergraduate qualification and/or postgraduate qualification. A minimum of three years' work experience is 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, and Health Checks including COVID vaccinations required by placement organisations.

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.

Previous applicants need not apply.

How to apply

Stage 1: Information evening – available via the following link

Information session recording

Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to view the HMIP information session.

All potential applicants must read the Candidate Guidelines before applying.

Stage 2: Online application process

Applications are now open.

Important: Please read all documents prior to completing your application.

Complete and submit the application form by midnight Sunday 1 October 2023.

Click here to apply

Please ensure you are available for the interview dates before applying.

Stage 3: Group interview

All shortlisted 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 1 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.

Panel members will comprise representatives from ACHSM and representatives from various healthcare backgrounds.

Group Interviews will be held virtually via Zoom on Friday 6 October 2023 and candidates will be notified shortly after if they have made it through to the individual interview stage.

Before the interview, you are required to complete an online assessment in your own time. The assessment comprises 5 separate tests, each limited to 10 minutes.

Stage 4: Individual interviews

The final stage of the selection process is an interview with a panel of individuals and will be 50 minutes in duration. The interviews will also be held virtually via Zoom directly after the group interviews on Friday 6 October 2023.

Stage 5: 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 $1200 + GST is applicable.

An orientation day will be held mid-December 2023 and the Program will commence with orientation on Monday 8 January 2024.

ACHSM reserves the right not to appoint to the HMIP.

 1st and 2nd Year Management Interns from Victoria

Get to know current Management Interns

Vic intern blog

If you have any questions, please contact:
Julie Owen
Executive Officer
ACHSM (Vic/Tas)
M: 0490 553 047
(Monday, Wednesday, Thursday)
Click here to email Julie
Please note: ACHSM retains the right not to appoint to the HMIP.