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ISQua Fellowship Internship Programme

The ISQua Fellowship Internship Programme was launched in 2015.  This programme offers ISQua Fellowship participants and graduates an opportunity to spend time with a leading organisation in health care quality and safety, gain experience from the way in which the organisation works and expand their network.

Two interns, Girish Swaminathan and Dr Tamer Farahat were awarded internships with AGPAL/QIP in 2016. Find out about their learning experience on the Internship Programme.

AGPAL/QIP Internship partner for 2017

ISQua Education is delighted to announce that, after a very successful programme last year, AGPAL/QIP will partner with us again to offer three internships to ISQua Fellowship participants and graduates.


Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL) and Quality Innovation Performance (QIP) are not-for-profit health promotion charities, delivering accreditation and support services to a wide range of organisations across Australia’s health, community and human services sectors.

AGPAL and QIP are dedicated to supporting their clients to manage risk and quality through the provision of international best practice third party assessment services, while ensuring efficient systems, practical resources and committed staff are accessible to them throughout their accreditation journey. 

AGPAL and QIP are internationally accredited by the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua). AGPAL and QIP are represented on ISQua’s Accreditation Federation Council and actively engaged in driving innovation in accreditation service provision in Australia and internationally.


Programme Details

ISQua and AGPAL/QIP would welcome applications from current Fellowship participants and graduates for :

A two-week placement at AGPAL and QIP.

There are three internship places on offer this year.

ISQua will look after the administration and support services of operating the programme and costs associated with these.

The Internship DOES NOT COVER:
Travel and accommodation costs or living expenses.  The intern MUST be able to cover his/her travel costs to/from Australia and accommodation/living expenses whilst living there.


How to apply

Applicants must be active participants on the ISQua Fellowship Programme - expired participants are not eligible to apply.  Applicants must also be proficient in English.

All applications must contain the following:  

1.  A 600 word essay on the topic: “Where do you see yourself in the future of healthcare quality and safety?”
2. CV (maximum 3 pages)
3.  A 200 word report on why YOU should be chosen for this opportunity
4. One paragraph overview on how do you propose to finance your travel and accommodation costs should your internship application be successful.

Submit your application here 

Deadline extended:  Applications must be received by Monday 27 March 2017.

                                      Neither incomplete nor late applications will be considered.