Join the supportive team at Western Health, where senior medical staff make the effort to get to know you personally, and help you start your medical career on the front foot.
Our intern education program includes weekly protected intern teaching, simulation workshops and career development workshops.
See our Western Doctors site for more information about your internship at Western Health: westerndoctors.wh.org.au
See our Western Health Intern Application guide for full details of how to apply: application guide
In 2021 Western Health will be offering 62 intern positions.
We look forward to welcoming you to the team at Western Health.
Applying for internship at Western HealthAll applicants must apply to both the PMCV Match and directly to Western Health.
PMCV applicationPlease check your eligibility as part of the Intern Match with the PMCV. Only applicants that meet the PMCV Eligibility Criteria for inclusion in the matching process will have their applications assessed.
Intern applications in the match are processed in the following way:Priority Groups 1, 2 and 3 Applicants
Western Health applicationAll Applicants must firstly register their details with the Job Vacancy Application (E-Mercury) before being able to apply for any vacancies. You will be issued with a login and password following registration which allows you to then apply for the individual Reference Numbers (depending on which Priority Eligibility grouping applies). You will need to attach the following documents to your application: 1. Cover letter 2. Curriculum Vitae (using standardised PMCV template) 3. Academic results (only if you are not a medical student at a Victorian medical school) 4. Western Health JMS Application Form (form is attached to the E-mercury position advertisement)
Please ensure that you provide your PMCV Candidate ID number when submitting your application so your eligibility can be verified.
Due to COVID-19, we will not be conducting in-person interviews in 2020. Interviews will now be centrally submitted via the PMCV using the Sonru platform.
Intern RotationsInternship is composed of five rotations: three core rotations in medicine, surgery and emergency medicine, and two other rotations, which can be preferenced from a broad range of training opportunities including general and specialty medical (eg cardiology) and surgical terms (eg orthopaedics), as well as psychiatry, anaesthetics, or radiology. Interns are based at our two main campuses in Footscray and Sunshine, as well as two each term on external rotation to Mildura.