Interns

Kick-start your pharmacy career with a hospital pharmacy internship

Gain the grounding and skills you need to enhance your practice. Get on-the-job training at metropolitan, rural or regional hospitals and learn how to:

  • undertake medication history interviews and detailed medication management reviews
  • provide medicines information at all points of contact with the healthcare system
  • interpret clinical laboratory results and make medicines recommendations
  • work in specialised units e.g. emergency, intensive/coronary care, aged care, medical/surgical, oncology, paediatrics
  • work in multidisciplinary teams with doctors, nurses and other health professionals.

Apply for an internship


State-based Internships

 
ACT

Intern positions are advertised on hospital and health services websites, ACT Health Jobs, Seek or on SHPA's Jobs Board.

 
NSW
Start your journey with the SHPA NSW Branch Students Guide to Hospital Pharmacy Internships in NSW.
 
Join us at the SHPA and SUPA 'How to get into hospital night', from 5:30pm at the Pharmacy Lecture Theatre, Sydney University Faculty of Pharmacy. 
 
Intern positions are advertised in August/September for the following year’s on NSW Health Jobs, or on SHPA's Jobs Board.
 
NT

Intern positions are advertised on hospital or health services websites, NT Health Jobs, Seek or on SHPA's Jobs Board.

 
Qld

Intern positions are advertised on hospital or health services websites, QLD Health Jobs, Seek or on SHPA's Jobs Board.

Join us at the SHPA Qld Branch ‘Hospital Internship 2019 Information Night’, 6:00pm to 8:00pm, Wednesday 6 June 2018 at the Main Lecture Theatre, UQ School of Pharmacy, with videoconference links (locations TBA). For more information or to RSVP email shpaqldce@gmail.com

 
SA

Intern positions are advertised on hospital or health services websites, SA Health Jobs, Seek or on SHPA's Jobs Board.

 
Tas
Applications for 2019 Tasmanian Health Service internships are now closed.
 
For more information visit Tasmanian Government Careers, hospital or health service websites, Seek or SHPA’s Jobs board
 
Vic

Find out more about the 2019 Victorian Hospital Pharmacy Intern Program.

Join us at the 2019 Victorian Hospital Pharmacy Intern Information Night from 6:30pm, Wednesday 30 May 2018 at Collingwood Town Hall. 

For hospital-funded internships visit Victorian hospital or health service websites, local government careers websites, Seek or SHPA’s Jobs board.  

 
WA

Start your journey with the SHPA WA Branch Students Guide to Hospital Pharmacy Internships in WA, providing you with information about public and private hospitals internships, practical tips on applying for internships and preparing for an interview.


For more information email shpa@shpa.org.au or your local SHPA Branch.