Post Secondary Students

Post-Secondary students who are currently studying for careers in the health care industry are of special interest to Shared Health (MB Healthcare Providers Network). We are counting on these individuals to fill the job vacancies in the near future. Shared Health (MB Healthcare Providers Network) engages these students on many levels.

Medical Focus

Shared Health (MB Healthcare Providers Network) regularly engages with medical students utilizing a series of presentations to provide students with information relating to the structure of Manitoba’s health care system and opportunities to live and practice in Manitoba. Shared Health (MB Healthcare Providers Network) also works actively with the Manitoba Medical Students Rural Interest Group (MMSRIG) at the University of Manitoba to increase the exposure of students to practice in Manitoba.

MCAT Preparation Workshop

The MCAT is a mandatory standardized test that measures the ability to understand basic concepts and to solve problems in the areas of physics and physics-related chemistry (PS) and biology and biology-related chemistry (BS). It is also a measure of the ability to understand, evaluate and apply information and arguments presented in prose texts (VR) and a measure of the skill of developing a central idea and presenting these in an essay (WS).

With so many things for you to to think about as you apply to Medical School we would like to offer our support in the form of workshops and a comprehensive list of valuable online resources to make your experience less stressful and hopefully end in success!

There is no magic to medical school admissions, it’s up to you to be prepared.

New MCAT® Fee Assistance Program for Canadians

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) are piloting a new fee assistance program for Canadian examinees in financial need who register for the Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®) during the 2018 testing year.

The AAMC and AFMC are pleased to support Canadian MCAT examinees through this program. Canadian applicants who qualify will receive reduced scheduling, rescheduling, and cancellation rates for the 2018 and 2019 testing years. Canadian examinees will be able to register for an MCAT exam date through this pilot fee assistance program beginning on February 1, 2018.

Interview Preparation Workshop

When: TBD
Where: Brandon University

Over the past few years Shared Health (MB Healthcare Providers Network) has collaborated with students who recently and successfully completed the University of Manitoba Medicine, Pharmacy & Med Rehab interview process and have agreed to provide applicants to these programs the opportunity to practice their interview skills in a real life scenario. The goal is to teach additional skills and then put them to the test. This is a Shared Health (MB Healthcare Providers Network) sponsored, student organized event. If you are interested in registering please let us know and we will inform you of the next possible date. Email [email protected] for more information.

Nursing Focus

Manitoba hospital practice provides a variety of different practice models. The Shared Health (MB Healthcare Providers Network) attends nursing career fairs at the University of Manitoba, Brandon University & Red River College to connect with students and provide information relating to Manitoba career placements.

Manitoba communities provide excellent quality of life opportunities such as affordable housing and recreation.

Shared Health (MB Healthcare Providers Network) offers Manitoba nurses and nursing students interested in placements with a path finding function for your career search. By identify what you are looking for in a professional practice and community and including information about your family needs and spousal employment requirements we can connect you with potential employers.

Shared Health (MB Healthcare Providers Network) will utilize its network within Manitoba to identify some qualified leads that meet the criteria you have identified and will provide you with the relevant contact person for you to further explore your career opportunity.

What other resources are available to Manitoba’s Nursing Students?

  • Manitoba Nurses Recruitment and Retention Fund
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