Government of New Brunswick

Overview

The Summer Observership Program is designed to introduce 1st & 2nd year medical students to practice settings in New Brunswick. While participating in this program, medical students will have the opportunity to observe physicians and other health care practitioners in a variety of settings.

Eligibility

The program is open to 1st & 2nd year New Brunswick medical students. Preference is therefore given to New Brunswick residents. Consideration will be given to non-resident medical students who express an interest in practicing in New Brunswick, depending on the program participation rate and available capacity.

Description

The Government of New Brunswick, in cooperation with the New Brunswick Medical Society and the province's Regional Health Authorities, is once again offering the Summer Observership Program.

The Summer Observership Program is designed to introduce 1st & 2nd year medical students to practice settings in New Brunswick.

A maximum of 225 weeks of observership placements is offered to medical students to provide an opportunity to gain valuable experience through exposure to general practitioners and specialists working in a regional hospital environment as well as rural settings.

Observerships will take place between the months of May and August 2017. Students will be paid an hourly rate of pay of $13.16** for up to a maximum 37.5 hours/week.

Medical Students may request to participate in the program for a minimum of 4 weeks, and up to a maximum of 10 weeks. The program will aim to ensure that a maximum number of students can participate in the program based on the amount of applications received and the program capacity.

When submitting your application, please indicate your desired number of weeks as well as your preferred locations. You may indicate more than one.
Note: transportation and accommodations is the responsibility of the students as it is not provided under this program.

The application period will begin February 6, 2017

**Under revision for 2017

Contact Email Location
Fredericton