As community partners, Kirkland and Englehart District Hospitals are committed to providing quality education experiences for students in clinical and non-clinical settings. 

Placements include:


1. Co-operative (Co-op) Placements:

Co-op placements are open to students who are enrolled in a co-op program through their high school. All co-op placements are organized between local school administration and Kirkland and Englehart District Hospitals Human Resources Department.  Co-op placements are accepted in the following departments only:

  • Corporate Services (i.e. Finance, Human Resources, Materials Management etc.)
  • Support Services (i.e. Maintenance, Food Services, Environmental Services etc.)


2. Student Placements:

Placements are possible in many disciplines including, but not limited to: Radiology, Laboratory, Pharmacy, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Information Technology, Maintenance, and Health Records.

Process for Student Placements from a recognized University or College:

  • All placements for students are coordinated by the academic placement coordinator at their respective University or College.
  • An affiliation agreement will be established with the requesting school and Kirkland and Englehart District Hospitals.
  • Required Documentation prior to beginning placement:
    • Vulnerable Sector Check
    • Up-to-date immunization record
    • Proof of BCLS
    • Up-to-date mask fit testing record


3. Non-Clinical Placements:

Requests will be considered for learning opportunities in non-clinical areas. For more information or to request a placement, please contact our Human Resources Department. 


4. Summer Student Opportunities:

Kirkland and Englehart District Hospitals will hire summer students as opportunities become available. To be eligible for these opportunities applicants must be enrolled full time in a post-secondary program.

If you are interested in learning more about the student opportunities available at Kirkland and Englehart District Hospitals, please contact our Human Resources Department.


5. NOSM Summer Studentship Opportunities

Kirkland and Englehart District Hospitals hire summer students in to clinical areas through the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (“NOSM”) Summer Studentship Program (“SSP”).  Students must apply for these opportunities directly through the NOSM SSP.  Please contact NOSM directly to inquire about these opportunities. 


Kirkland and District Hospital
145 Government Road East
Kirkland Lake, ON
P2N 3P4

Phone:  (705) 567-5251 
Fax: (705)-568-2102

Englehart and District Hospital
61-5th Street
Englehart, ON
P0J 1H0

Phone: (705)-544-2301
Fax: 705)-544-5222
E-mail: General Inquires 
E-mail: Compliments and Concerns