Health Management Internship Program (Vic)

2020 Victorian HMIP applications

Applications for 2020 are now closed.

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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 will:

  1. Work in organisations within the Victorian Health sector, gaining skills and knowledge through supervised structured workplace experience
  2. Complete a Master of Health Management from the University of New England 
  3. Complete the Better Leadership Program, including professional development activities for a career managing challenges and complexities of health service delivery. A Mentor program supported by senior Health Leaders is also offered.

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

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 their Australian Citizenship or permanent Australian residency status
  2. hold a relevant undergraduate qualification and/or postgraduate qualification (at least 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

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 may apply for the 2020 Intern intake.

How to apply

Stage 1: Information night

Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the HMIP Information Evening on Wed 26 June 2019.

State 2: Online application process

Important: Please read all documents prior to completing your application, including the Candidate Guide.

Complete and submit the application form by midnight Sunday 21 July 2019.

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.

The assessment will be held in Melbourne in August. Panel members will comprise representatives from ACHSM and placement organisations.

Stage 4: Individual Interviews

The final stage of the selection process is a face-to-face interview with a panel of individuals and will be 30 minutes in duration. The interviews may or may not be on the same day as the group interview.

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 $1100 + GST is payable by 9 December 2019. The Program will commence with orientation on Monday 13 January 2020.

2019 cohort of 1st and 2nd Year Management Interns from Victoria

Program outline

HMIP Candidate Guide 2020

Get to know our Management Interns

Vic intern blog

Get in touch

Need more information about the Victorian HMIP?

Email our Vic Branch

Only persons who are eligible to live and work in Australia permanently should apply.