Other Students

Other student placements may be available to students who have a required placement through enrolment in a post-secondary program.

A current affiliation agreement with your school must be in place before we consider a placement at Public Health Services.

How to apply for a placement

You must complete the Unpaid Student Placement Form to be considered for a placement with Hamilton Public Health Services.  Read about what to expect from a public health placement.

Before you begin a placement with Public Health Services, you must:

  • You may be required to participate in an interview.
  • You are required to have access to a vehicle. Travel across the city of Hamilton may be required. Mileage will not be reimbursed.
  • You must pay for your own parking.
  • Work hours are Monday to Friday between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm.
  • Learning opportunities with Public Health Services vary; some are office-based, some are community-based and some are a combination of both.