Clinical Student Extern Opportunities

Clinical Student Extern Opportunities

Sudbury, Ontario

 Join Northeastern Ontario’s Health Care Leader

Health Sciences North (HSN) is an academic health sciences centre with a purpose to provide high quality health services, support learning and generate research that improves health outcomes for people of Northeastern Ontario. With a dedicated and resilient 4,000 employees, 700 active volunteers, 500 highly skilled medical staff and scientists and 2,100 learners per year, HSN is one of Northern Ontario’s largest employers, its largest hospital, and ranks among Canada’s Top 40 research hospitals. We offer competitive salary and vacation, extended health and dental benefits, a pension plan through HOOPP and relocation allowance to assist with moving expenses.


As a Clinical Student Extern at HSN you would be joining a dynamic multidisciplinary team of Medical and Rehabilitation professionals who are highly dedicated to provide exemplary care to patients and families in Northeastern Ontario.


Program Overview

The Clinical Student Extern Program is an exciting opportunity available to actively enrolled nursing, paramedic, undergraduate medicine, and respiratory therapy students to enhance their skills in a hands on setting.


Clinical Student Externs will be working in the capacity of an unregulated health care provider. Opportunities vary amongst departments and statuses across the organization. Future opportunities may be available for various durations until March 2024. The rate of pay will be $20.60/ hour.



Application Process to Clinical Student Extern opportunities

Below are the instructions to apply to a Clinical Student Extern Program through our HSN career site.


Step 1 – Create an account and complete candidate profile to review active postings and ability to apply.

Step 2 – Create job alerts.

Step 3 – Apply to positions that match your interests.

Be sure to update your profile as your information and qualifications changes to ensure our recruitment team has your most up to date information for upcoming opportunities!


Educational Requirements:


BScN or BN Program: 1st to 4th year

PN Program: Final year


Approved paramedic program: 2nd year

Undergraduate Medicine

MD Program: final year or recent Canadian medical graduates awaiting the start of residency


Diploma in Respiratory Therapy: 2nd to 3rd year


Approved physiotherapy program: any year and is accredited by PEAC 

Occupational Therapy

Approved occupational therapy program; any year and is accredited by CAOT