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Northern Ontario Summer Studentship Program (SSP)

October 19, 2021 – Please refer to NOSM’s COVID-19 site for all NOSM Summer Studentship updates or contact summerstudentship@nosm.ca for additional information. 

NOSM’s Summer Studentship Program (SSP) has been established by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care to allow a limited number of regulated health-care students an opportunity to gain relevant work experience in their field of study.

This ministry-funded program provides priority funding to agencies for students who were born and/or raised in one or more of our Northern Ontario communities shown on this map of Northern Ontario.

Previously vetted hospitals and clinics in Northern Ontario typically offer summer employment between May and August. Review the current year Agency Employment List below to select your Employer of Choice.

All employment-related matters such as the selection of candidates, the job duties, the rate of pay, and the duration of the employment contract is determined by the employing agency. Successful job applicants can expect more details about the job from the employing agency.

SSP Student Testimonials

Student Applications

February 1, 2022 update

2022 Summer Studentship Application – Now Open (February 1 – 15th, 2022 ). The application can be found here.

View Agency Listings here: 2022 SSP Agency Employment Listing  – Make sure that you choose the CORRECT Agency. Some have multiple locations and there are NO changes to the application once it is submitted.

Please refer to the 2022 Summer Studentship FAQ’s PRIOR  to starting your application.

Please follow these steps to apply:

  1. Obtain Letter of Good Standing (preferred) or transcript from your academic institution.
  2. Transcript must have your name, year & type of program. It must be able to be matched back to the applicant.
  3. Use the Letter of Good Standing Template as an example, located here
  4. Complete Resume (using the 2022 Mandatory Resume Template)
  5. These documents will need to be uploaded as you complete your application.

NOSM will only accept your first application as submitted. Documents must be submitted in PDF format – NO EXCEPTIONS

Incomplete applications will not be accepted. The program will not accept any applications after the stated cut off dates.

Don’t forget that you may claim eligible travel expenses. Expense claims should be sent in towards the end of your placement.

Wishing you a safe and wonderful experience!

Student Travel Claims

Submit the following documentation to summerstudentship@nosm.ca not later than three months following your travel end date.

One payroll stub showing proof of employment
Blank Travel Claim Form (please contact us for latest version)
Direct Deposit Form (please contact us for latest version)

Agency Applications

Welcome!

Please review the The NOSM Agency FAQ’s PRIOR to starting the application.

Applications for Summer Studentship Program Funding can be submitted from November 1, 2021 to January 1, 2022, here.

Late Applications or changes will not be accepted by the program, so please consult broadly within your agency prior to applying.

If you have any questions, please contact the program via email at summerstudentship@nosm.ca.

Good luck and we look forward to reviewing your application!

Agency Reporting

September 1 2021- Update

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) reporting survey is open as of September 1, 2021

Agency Surveys (one for each student) must be submitted by December 1, 2021 (midnight).

Invoice and Supporting Wage Data must be submitted by December 1, 2021 (midnight).  Please submit directly to accountspayable@nosm.ca. You may use this Invoice Template if you require additional information to be included with the invoice and wage data.