How to Apply

6.1 How to apply

At St Vincent's Hospital, we are looking for prospective Interns who:

  • Embody the values and culture of SVHM.
  • Are committed to providing high quality and safe patient-centred care.
  • Work well in inter-professional teams.
  • Value the well-being of their colleagues, team and themselves, and understand how attending to these needs can improve patient care.
  • Are motivated to learn, and develop their skills in knowledge in clinical medicine, research and teaching.
  • Are interested in further career development at SVHM.

Internship recruitment is completed through the Post Graduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV), Allocation and Placement Service (APS). Please visit their website for further details here.  

  1. You will firstly need to apply to the Allocation and Placement Service through the PMCV website. From here you will be provided with your PMCV Candidate ID Number.
  2. Apply directly to St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne through Workday. You will need to enter your PMCV Candidate ID Number to your application to progress.

Application opening date and closing dates

All dates are set by the PMCV and a detailed calendar of the application process can be found on their website. The application process will open on Monday 8th May, 2023 and close on Thursday 8th June, 2023.

Priority Groups

At SVHM we consider ALL applications, regardless of your priority group.

Priority 1

Priority 2

Priority 3

Australian citizens or permanent residents and New Zealand citizens graduating from Victorian medical schools including CSP and domestic full fee-paying students (i.e., graduates of University of Melbourne, Monash University, Deakin University and University of Notre Dame: Melbourne & Ballarat Clinical Schools).

Australian temporary resident graduates of Victorian medical schools.

Interstate Special Consideration (see Interstate Special Consideration Policy and Form)

Australian citizens or permanent residents and New Zealand citizens graduating from an interstate or New Zealand medical school;

Australian temporary resident graduates of interstate universities;

New Zealand temporary resident graduates of New Zealand universities;

Graduates from an overseas campus of an Australian/New Zealand University accredited by the Australian Medical Council (i.e., Monash University, Malaysia or Ochsner).

Applying to SVHM

Once you have applied to the PMCV, you will also need to apply to SVHM via Workday, our recruitment platform. 

Cover Letter

  • Address your cover letter to: Dr Neil Cunningham (Clinical Director of Medical Workforce)
  • Cover letter – limit to 1 page/400 words

    Include in your cover letter:

    • How you will add value to the team at SVHM
    • Why you are passionate about working for SVHM
    • What makes you stand out


  • Please submit your CV in the standardised PMCV template
  • Please limit your CV to 4-6 pages
  • Please be sure to include only the most relevant information that you feel will make your application stand out

Submit cover letter and CV as one merged document (best submitted as a PDF) 

Questions or queries about your application or editing your application on Workday, please email:

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