The field placement experience fosters the relationship between learning, research and decision-making, provides a linkage between students and decision-makers and stakeholders, and integrates coursework with supervised fieldwork undertaken in local and provision health-care settings.
The Manitoba Training Program organizes field placements that provide students with the opportunity to apply their research knowledge and skills in a supervised setting and connects the students with health-care decision-makers.
- The work that MTP students engage in during their placements directly support senior policy analysts and other decision-makers and can influence local health care policy and even beyond.
- The Manitoba Training Program placement provides students with an opportunity to try career as policy analyst and see what is involved in creating policy change.
- Students are able to contribute directly to health care reform by attending meetings, providing regular input and also by seeing how information is communicated and the challenges therein.
- The Manitoba Training Program also fosters relationships for students with local decision-makers, with whom the student can collaborate for future research or for other professional opportunities.
If you would like to find out more about the placement experience, please read some of the testimonials from past students.