Victorian Student Summer Placements

Get a taste of what hospital pharmacy can offer you 

Each year the SHPA Victorian Branch coordinates a selection of Victorian hospital-based placements for pharmacy students over the summer. Student hospital placements give you early insight to:

  • gain an introduction to hospital pharmacy services
  • learn about the role of operational, clinical and specialist pharmacists
  • get involved in quality use of medicines projects
  • discover more about hospital pharmacy education and training opportunities.

Victorian Summer Student Placements 2023-2024

The SHPA Vic Branch coordinates a hospital summer student placement program for pharmacy students. Placements are offered by a selection of Victorian Hospital Pharmacy Departments at various times during the summer holiday period.

Schedule of Hospitals offering Student Summer placements to be announced mid June 2023.

Participating hospitals will get in touch with applicants directly if they have been shortlisted for an interview once applicaitons have been reviewed.  This process happens between the 10 July to 21 July.


Key Dates:

Applications open - 9am, Monday 19 June 2023

Applications close - 11.59pm, Monday 3 July 2023

Hospital interviews - Monday 10 July to Friday 21 July 2023

Notification of placement outcomes - By C.O.B, Thursday 27 July 2023

Want to find out more? Check out our handy FAQs or download our poster.

Enquiries should be directed to the SHPA Victorian Branch Committee via