Summer Student Opportunities
University Health Network
Toronto, ON
The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.

UHN is an ideal place for students to develop valuable skills and to experience a great work environment. Students will be involved in the activities of four great workplaces: Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute.

Please note that we have posted this role to gather applicants for possible Summer Opportunities at UHN.


As a summer student you will provide timely and efficient assistance with a variety of clerical or administrative responsibilities or work on specific projects as assigned.


Must be between the ages of 18-65 (must be at least 18 at time of application)
MS Office skills required, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Excellent organizational, time management and prioritization skills
Very good interpersonal and customer service skills
Good verbal and written communication skills
Preference will be given to people who are enrolled in a healthcare related program and those that have previous experience in a healthcare environment

The summer student positions are available for the period May to August 2018. Specific start dates and duration of employment may vary by project.

Who is eligible?

At the time of starting, summer students must be enrolled or registered to continue in the fall at a recognized educational institution.

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.