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Explore Student Placement Opportunities at NECHC

At North End Community Health Centre (NECHC), we partner with universities, colleges, and educational programs to offer student placements in a range of disciplines including nutrition, nursing, social work, and more. Our placement opportunities are designed to complement your academic learning through real-world experience.

Annual and Summer Placements

  • Annual Placements: Available throughout the year to align with academic schedules, these placements are unpaid and must be coordinated through your academic program. If you’re interested in an annual placement, please consult your program lead for more details.
  • Summer Positions: Conditional on funding, we offer paid summer positions from May to August. Eligibility for these roles requires that you be enrolled in post-secondary studies for the upcoming fall semester. Availability for these positions will be announced here on our website as they become available.

Current Opportunities

🍏 Community Nutrition Student: Lead the development and delivery of vital nutrition programs, promoting wellness across diverse populations.

🤝 Senior Outreach Worker: Offer essential services to seniors (50+), enhancing their connection to the community and supporting their independence.

These positions offer immersive, hands-on experience in a dynamic, multicultural community health care setting, aligning perfectly with your academic pursuits.

How To Join the NECHC Team This Summer: Submit your resume, and cover letter to by April 22, 2024. Plese note that you will require verification of full-time enrollment in a post-secondary institution.

Special Notice for Mental Health and Social Work Students

Please note that our mental health and social work services are not accepting new student placements for the 2023-2024 academic year. We look forward to welcoming new learners in 2025. Stay updated by visiting our website or for any queries, feel free to reach out to Lana MacLean, Director of Community Health & Mental Health, at

Contact Us

For more information about our student placement programs or to discuss potential opportunities, please contact your program lead or reach out to us directly at 1 (902) 420 0303 

To learn more about student placement opportunities with the North End Community Health Centre, please reach out to your program lead for more information.

Strong Community, Healthy People.

Bringing Health Care Services to the HRM since 1971.