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

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.


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's participation 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, or full working rights valid for at least 2 years from commencement of the program.
  2. Hold a relevant undergraduate qualification and/or postgraduate qualification. A minimum of two 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-19 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.

How to apply

Stage 1: Information evening

Click the following link to watch a recording of this information session: 2023 HMIP Information Session 

Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to view the recording.

Stage 2: Online application process

Applications for 2023 are now OPEN.

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

Complete and submit the application form by midnight Sunday 30 October 2022

Click here to apply

Stage 3: 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 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.

The assessment is planned to be held virtually in November 2022 via Zoom. Panel members will comprise representatives from ACHSM and representatives from placement organisations.

Prior to the interview, you are required to complete an online assessment in your own time. The assessment comprises 5 separate tests. Each has a 10-minute limit.

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 on the same day. You will be notified directly after the group interview if you have progressed to the individual interview.

Final details of the interviews will be sent to applicants who are successful in reaching each stage of the application process.

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 early December 2022 and the Program will commence with orientation on Monday 9 January 2023.

ACHSM reserves the right not to appoint to the HMIP.

Previous applicants need not apply.

 1st and 2nd Year Management Interns from Victoria


2023 ACHSM Vic HMIP Candidate Guide

Please note: ACHSM reserves the right not to appoint to the HMIP.

Get to know current Management Interns

Vic intern blog

If you have any questions, please contact:
Julie Owen
Executive Officer
M: 0490 553 047
(Monday, Wednesday, Thursday)
Click here to email Julie