Hire a Med Student (for employers)

Hire a Med Student Program

Hire a Med Student allows medical students to gain research and quality improvement experience in health care with rural Ontario communities. Students will participate in quality improvement projects and work alongside other healthcare professionals during this summer work placement opportunity.

2024 Updates

  • 2024 application period is November 21 to January 10, 2024 at 11:59pm PST (CLOSED)
  • Employers will receive funding confirmations beginning April 2024
  • Job must be worked within the timeframe of April 22 to August 31, 2024 (exact dates will be negotiated with the employer)
  • Work placement can start no earlier than April 22, 2024 and no later than July 22, 2024
  • Work placement can end no later than August 31, 2024
  • Payment claims must be submitted within 30 days of the end date of the work placement


  • Job duration must be between 6 and 16 consecutive weeks and be full-time (30-40 hours per week)
  • If eligible, not-for-profit employers are eligible to receive up to 100% of the provincial or territorial adult minimum wage hourly wage
  • If eligible, public and private sector employees are eligible to receive funding for up to 50% of the provincial or territorial adult minimum hourly wage
  • Employers cannot hire the student before receiving the approval by Service Canada
  • ROMP will qualify, screen, and support the employer in the selection of applicants
  • Learners would be required to support their own accommodations and travel within the community
  • Each employer will be responsible to submit their own application through Canada Summer Jobs
  • ROMP can guide employers in application submission, job descriptors, and documentation

Student Eligibility

  • Medical students in their pre-clerk or clerkship years
  • Canadian citizens or permanent resident
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Be between 15-30 years of age
  • Family members are not eligible for reimbursement

Organizational Eligibility

How to Apply

Deadline to Apply


Please contact ROMP at 1-877-445-7667 or [email protected] if you have any questions or would like further information.