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Student Placements at CGMH

Collingwood G&M Hospital is committed to the development and education of the next generation of our people. Currently CGMH holds affiliations with over 40 academic institutions and accommodates post-secondary placements for:

  • Human Resources Management
  • Medical Office Administration
  • Nursing (BScN)
  • Nursing (Practical)
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Paramedics
  • Personal Support Workers
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacy Technicians
  • Physiotherapists
  • Radiation Technologist
  • Registered Dietitian
  • Rehabilitation Assistants
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Social Work-Masters in Social Work
  • Sonographers

Why complete your program placement at CGMH?

Immediately after your consolidation placement you could begin working as a Clinical Extern with CGMH performing in the capacity of an assistant to the clinical team to enhance the functioning of the nursing and inter-professional team contributing to patient care.

As a CGMH Team Member you would gain access to:

  • Canada's student loan forgiveness for rural community hospitals
  • Education assistance funding program which could cover up to $5000 towards any future schooling;
  • Peer Support Program, trusted peers who have been specially trained to support you at work;
  • Employee Perkopolis program with 5,000+ exclusive perks to companies across Canada;
  • Free employee and family assistance program that offers free health guidance, financial, legal, and family support, available to you and your family members 24/7
  • A healthcare career in a rapidly growing hospital engaged a redevelopment process which will result in a state-of-the-art facility to meet the needs of patients and families in the rapidly growing South Georgian Bay region.

What do I need to do to apply for a placement?

  • Provide full details of the placement (start and end date of the placement , type of preceptor needed, hours required, learning objectives)
  • Education facilities must confirm you are fully vaccinated in line with CGMH's HEALTH AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR Non-Employee Personnel.

Contact Us To Get Started

If you would like to complete a post-secondary placement with CGMH you must have your placement coordinator email Brittany Black, Integrated Talent Management Coordinator at to outline the details of your placement.

CGMH supports our local secondary schools with education days such as Take Our Kids to Work Day and Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) programs, however we're not able to provide co-op placements for secondary students. Please see out Volunteer opportunities here to gain experience in the hospital setting. Volunteers must be 16 years or older and be willing to work a minimum of one 4-hour shift each week.
For all medical resident placement or for physician observerships, please contact our Medical Office Coordinator at

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