Medical Intern Recruitment

Welcome to all medical graduates who have/or will be completing their medical degree from an Australian or New Zealand university or from an Australian Medical Council (AMC) accredited campus outside Australia.

The Medical portfolio at HETI manages the applications and allocation of medical graduates who are applying for a medical internship position across the 15 NSW prevocational training networks.

Eligibility criteria for NSW intern positions

  • Meets NSW Health Priority Category criteria
  • Expected to complete medical degree this year or have completed degree in past two years
  • Not previously worked as a doctor

Applicant Guide

Supporting resource for the application process


Key Intern Allocation Dates

Applying for Prevocational Training Position in NSW


The Late Vacancy Management process closes on 24 March 2023


Select and click on the relevant button to apply


Applicants with a NSW Health employee (not student) stafflink number who are a current or previous paid employee of NSW Health, including medical graduates employed as an Assistant in Medicine (AIM).


Applicants that do not have a NSW Health employee stafflink number, including NSW medical graduates with student (not employee) stafflink numbers.

Check your priority category from this table


Instructional Videos - How to Apply

Video 1
Commencing your application

Video 2
Your Preferences

Video 3
Completing Document Collection Tasks

Allocation Process

Submit application

Submit supporting documents and network preferences by close of applications to be considered complete.

If applying for Extenuating Circumstances or through the AMW pathway additional information will be required.

Applicants applying for the RPR pathway must also submit separate application/s for every hospital.

Applications reviewed

Applicants may be asked to provide corrected documents or additional information on review of application.

Applicants will receive email notification of progress to the next stage of the recruitment process.


All Category 1, successful RPR (Category 1 and 2) and successful AMW applicants will receive an offer in the first week of round one.

Subsequent vacancies are filled in order of the NSW Health Priority List within each pathway.

Offers accepted

Offers will be communicated to applicants by email and SMS.

Offers must be accepted or declined within 48 hours.

Offers automatically declined if not actioned within 48 hours.

NSW Prevocational Training Networks

Network 1 - Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Dubbo Health Service

Network 2 - Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital, Campbelltown/Camden Hospital

Network 3 - Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Canterbury Hospital, Broken Hill Health Service

Network 4 - Liverpool Hospital, Fairfield Hospital, The Tweed Hospital

Network 5 - Royal North Shore Hospital, Ryde District Hospital, Port Macquarie Base Hospital

Network 6 - Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Health Service, Mona Vale Hospital, Northern Beaches Hospital, Sydney Adventist Hospital

Network 7 - Gosford District Hospital, Wyong Hospital

Network 8 - St George Hospital, Griffith Base Hospital, Sutherland Hospital, Albury Wodonga Health - Albury Campus

Network 9 - The Prince of Wales Hospital, Lismore Base Hospital

Network 10 - St Vincent’s Hospital, Wagga Wagga Base Hospital

Network 11 - Wollongong Hospital, Shellharbour Hospital, Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital

Network 12 - John Hunter Hospital and Royal Newcastle Centre, Armidale Rural Referral Hospital, Belmont District Hospital, Calvary Mater Newcastle, Hunter New England Mental Health, Manning Base Hospital, Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital, The Maitland Hospital

Network 13 - Westmead Hospital, Auburn Hospital, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead (PGY2 only), Coffs Harbour Health Campus, Orange Health Service

Network 14 - Nepean Hospital, Blue Mountains District ANZAC Memorial Hospital, Hawkesbury District Health Service

Network 15 - Blacktown Hospital/Mt Druitt Hospital, Bathurst Base Hospital