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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
  • OTA / PTA
  • Paramedics
  • Personal Support Worker
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physiotherapist
  • Medical Radiation Technologist
  • Registered Dietitian
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Social Work-Masters in Social Work
  • Sonographers

Why complete your program placement at CGMH?

Your placement could lead to employment with us and as a CGMH Team Member you would gain access to:

  • Canada's student loan forgiveness for rural community hospitals
  • Education assistance funding program of up to $1000/year towards future schooling;
  • Support with relocating to the local area;
  • Employee Perkopolis program with 5,000+ exclusive perks to companies across Canada;
  • Peer Support Program, trusted peers who have been specially trained to support you at work;
  • 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.

This presentation provides you with a summary of what CGMH has to offer it's students and how nurses are able to fast track their career with us!

Collingwood General & Marine Hospital Student Slides.pdf

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 and have a clean Police Vulnerable Sector Check on file. 

Contact Us To Get Started

If you would like to complete a high school co-op or post-secondary placement with CGMH you must have your placement coordinator email our People & Culture Specialist 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 placements (Medical Student, Medical Resident, Midwifery Student or Physician Assistant Student) or for Physician Observerships, please contact our Medical Staff Coordinator at

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