Professional Practice Intern

Professional Practice Intern Position Available with CSHP

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Position Summary

If you are a student interested in hospital pharmacy and want to contribute toward practice excellence, this job is for you! This is a 12-14 week position.


This diverse role is a perfect fit for a student who is interested in hospital pharmacy and for those who are adaptable to a wide variety of roles. This is a position that will allow you to see how advocacy works at the National level.

Under the direction of the Chief Pharmacy Officer, you will carry out projects which may include literature searches, survey data consolidation, presentation development, and policy research and drafting.

You will be able to participate in internal meetings to learn organizational dynamics, structure, and culture; gain insight into administrative operations and decision-making on resources and priorities; and develop collaborative working skills. 

You will be able to attend meetings with other pharmacy organizations and government agencies to discover how these groups collaborate with each other on the enhancement of patient care and the healthcare system.

If you are looking to network with hospital pharmacy leaders from across the country, this is a great position for you!

Required Skills

  • Interest in delivering and implementing practice tools
  • Project development and management
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivated
  • Knowledge of or experience in hospital pharmacy is an asset
  • Proficiency in standard communication software
  • Fluency in French is an asset

As an ideal candidate for this position, you are a student pharmacist enrolled in an accredited Canadian undergraduate pharmacy program, are considering a career in hospital pharmacy practice, and are enrolled with both CSHP and the Canadian Association of Pharmacy Students and Interns (CAPSI)

Additional Information

This position will likely be remote – must have a quiet space to work efficiently at home and an internet connection that permits videoconferencing. Typical schedule will be Monday-Friday, 7.5 hours per day.

The office is in Ottawa, ON.

Application information

Applications will be accepted until 8 pm ET, Monday November 30th, 2020. To apply for this position, please email your CV and cover letter to Jessica Robinson, Professional Practice Specialist, at