Request a Health Care Futures Student

Site Application extension open from May 13 until May 18, 2020.

The Health Care Futures Program exposes Grade 12 graduates and post-secondary students to health care fields in Prince Edward Island.

Is my health care facility eligible to apply?

Please note: The Health Care Futures Program site application extension is not open to Private and Public Long Term Care and Community Care facilities, ICU, Emergency Departments, or Unit 3 at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital as per Health PEI's direction in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Summer full-time work placements (37.5 hours per week) starting in June (11 weeks) and July (8 weeks) are offered to eligible students currently enrolled in a post-secondary health program and students who graduate Grade 12 in June and plan to pursue a health career.

The Health Care Futures program is committed to providing a well-rounded, full-time work experience to students pursuing a career in health care.  If you do not have enough work to accommodate a student full-time, please consider sharing or rotating duties and work hours among other areas within your facility.

What is the deadline to apply?

May 18, 2020 at 4:00pm AST

What do I need to complete the online request form?

In addition to your current contact information, you will be asked to provide:

  • A name and contact information for the individual supervising the student(s);
  • The name of your health care facility and worksite/department;
  • The number of students you are able to hire; and,
  • A list of duties the student(s) will be expected to perform.

When will I know if a student has been placed at our site for the summer?

You will receive confirmation of student placements by late May, 2020.

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General Inquiries

Department of Health and Wellness

Recruitment and Retention Secretariat

3rd Floor, Sullivan Building
16 Fitzroy Street, PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-620-3874
Fax: 902-620-3875

healthrecruiter@gov.pe.ca