Every year, hundreds of students from across North America come to Grand River Hospital for exciting learning opportunities, working with our exceptional team of health care professionals. GRH is a 600+ bed hospital, serving the growing community of Kitchener-Waterloo and surrounding area with 15 clinical programs and services, including the regional hub for cancer, renal care, and stroke.

Our team is our advantage – at GRH, you’ll learn from the best, supported by an incredible group of professionals who are deeply committed to providing exceptional care for our patients and our community.

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Learn at GRH. In 2020, we accepted 750+ students from over 60 different disciplines

At GRH, we establish connections with different schools and disciplines to provide hands-on learning opportunities to support the development of future health care professionals. We are currently affiliated with 60+ academic institutions across North America.

As a student, you’ll be paired with a qualified GRH preceptor or supervisor who will enhance your learning experience.

Student learning opportunities include:

  • Paid cooperative placements for college and university students;
  • Unpaid placements for college, university and high school students;
  • Clinical and medical internships; and
  • Coming soon: Clinical experiences for PhD Residents .

Join the GRH team as a student learner. Click the links below to be redirected to information for you.

Are you hoping to get more information on what a career looks like through Observation? Click here for Information on Observation experiences.

4 student nurses in front of Grand River Hospital KW campus

Have you completed a placement at GRH? We would love to hear from you!

We are currently collecting information regarding previous student experiences as your responses will contribute to the betterment of our student education at GRH. The survey will take approximately 5 minutes to complete. If interested please click here to be redirected to the survey.

Are you a GRH staff member and interested in becoming a preceptor or supervisor for student learners?

Click here for more information about preceptor or supervisor positions.