Peninsula Health Work Experience Program applications are now open for Year 10 to 12 school students!

Students will be given the opportunity to observe and learn about the range of career pathways in Health by applying through our Work Experience Program.

Who can apply for work experience placements?

  • Year 10, 11, or 12 students at a Victorian Secondary School who are enrolled in the work experience program at school.
  • Students seeking a placement between June and July 2024 (some blackout dates may apply and we cannot support work experience during school holidays)
  • Students interested in pursuing a career in Health
  • Students currently studying relevant subjects to support entry into tertiary study

Departments that may offer work experience placements

  • Allied Health (i.e Physiotherapy, Allied Health Assistants, Occupational Therapy)
  • Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Corporate Services
  • Pharmacy
  • Nursing
  • Midwifery

Students accepted into the program are given the opportunity to spend a maximum of one week (five consecutive working days) within an available department to observe the daily activities that occur.

How to Apply

Peninsula Health only accepts applications for Work Experience via our e-Recruit system: Secondary School Work Experience Placements (June – July 2024)

Ensure that you fill out your application and address the selection criteria.

Please note:

  • Peninsula Health is currently only accepting applications for placements between June and July 2024 (some blackout dates apply and we are unable to support work experience during school holidays)  
  • Applications will only be accepted via the above link during the intake period and no late applications will be accepted
  • The closing date for applications is 7 March 2024
  • Due to the high number of applications received we are unable to offer work experience to all students who apply
  • Evidence of immunisations and COVID Vaccination (2/3 doses) is required as per current Chief Health Officer orders
  • Work Experience Program may be subject to change or cancellation at late notice


For further information, contact