The ideal candidate has an undergraduate degree in health sciences, engineering, environmental science, management and organizational studies (or a related field) and is a critical thinker looking to combine their interests in health and working with people.
Work with our Placement Coordinator to prepare an effective resume and strengthen your interview and networking skills. You have an opportunity to apply to postings that are published to the class on the student intranet, or to work with the Placement Coordinator one-one-one to explore specific organizations that match your practicum and career goals.
May to September
You will complete the 560 hours over a 16 week period (35 hours/week).
The practicum location is based on your preference and site availability.
Sites may choose to offer payment, a monthly stipend or honorarium, but it is at the site's discretion and is not required for sites to be eligible to participate.
You earn the Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management by regularly attending class and receiving a satisfactory grade in all required courses and successful completion of the practicum.