Health Services

Health Services Summer Placements

The Health Services Summer Internship program is a unique Learning Experience developed by CAREERS: The Next Generation in southeastern Alberta. This program allows qualified grade 11 high school students the opportunity to explore a health-related career and develop employability skills. During the summer months, students work with a health services provider for eight weeks and earn one high school credit for every 25 hours worked as well as a wage. Some participating health service providers offer a second summer internship for selected grade 12 students.

This program is only available for entry in the student's Grade 11 year. It is for students with a genuine interest in a career in the Health Services Industry. This is a very competitive program and interested students must maintain an excellent academic record and be an Excellent School Citizen.

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Health Services Internship Normal Schedule

November to March:

Presentations to all Grade 11 classes on Health Services Careers by CAREERS: Next Generation


Health Services providers develop placement descriptions and provide them to the High Schools through CAREERS.


Students complete application forms and submit them to the Off-Campus Coordinator and CAREERS: Next Generation


Top applicants are selected for interviews.


Interviews are arranged with the health services providers and potential student interns.


Health services providers make their final decisions; students are notified.


Internships begin approx July 3.


Internships end approx Aug 24.

Please Call the Off-Campus Education Coordinator, Kelly Roach at 403-527-6641 ext 8295 for more information.

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