Virtual Work Experience

VIRTUAL WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM 2020

Are you ready to immerse yourself in the world of healthcare and gain the skills necessary to make a positive impact in the world? Here’s how you can do it with our two-day virtual work experience program.

Using online collaborative tools, our unique two-day program will increase access to work experience opportunities for students from across Australia. Our program will employ small group teaching techniques and methods (6-8 students in each group) and give participants an opportunity to:

  • learn about health careers and pathways to study them at Monash
  • learn interpersonal skills that healthcare workers require
  • gain knowledge that is helpful in solving healthcare problems
  • interact with medicine, nursing and allied healthcare students
  • practice healthcare skills and participate in hands-on workshops

ELIGIBILITY

Hands on Health program’s Year 10 virtual delivery stream has been designed to engage with under-represented communities in the health professions. Our principal target groups include (but are not limited to)

1. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students

2. Students currently seeking asylum or from a Refugee background

3. Students must be over the age of 15

4. Students from Access Monash partner schools

For a complete list of criteria please click here.

TO JOIN THE PROGRAM STUDENTS MUST

1. fill in our online registration form available at the following link.

2. have a valid email address

3. have a computer/tablet/phone (your device should be audio and microphone enabled)

4. have a secure internet connection

Complete the registration form

DATES FOR PARTICIPATION

Program timings: 9:30 am to 2:00 pm on the following dates:

(Dates are subject to change)

VICTORIAN SCHOOL TERMS 2 and 3
(Program is open to students from all states but runs only during Victorian school terms)

  • 13 - 14 of May
  • 20 - 21 of May
  • 3 - 4 of June
  • 15 - 16 of July
  • 6 - 7 of August
  • 10 - 11 of August
  • 12 - 13 of August
  • 17 - 18 of August
  • 7 - 8 of September
  • 9 - 10 of September
  • 14 - 15 of September

DATES DURING VICTORIAN SCHOOL TERM 4

  • 8 - 9 October
  • 15 - 16 October
  • 22 - 23 October
  • 29 - 30 October
  • 2 - 3 November
  • 5- 6 November
  • 9 - 10 November
  • 12 - 13 November

PARENTAL AND INSTITUTIONAL PERMISSIONS

All selected applicants and their parents/guardians/carers are expected to sign the following:

  • Parental/Carer consent forms
  • A permission to attend the program signed by your school’s principal
  • A statement of professional online behaviour form
  • Monash University’s Acceptable Use of Information Technology Policy document

For more information

Contact us at handsonhealth@monash.edu or call us ar 03 9905 0919.