Child Life Student Internship and Practicum Programs

Child Life Student Internship and Practicum Programs

Duke Children's Hospital

Duke’s Child and Adolescent Life Program accepts university-affiliated undergraduate and master's level candidates for both practicum and internship positions. 

Child Life Internship

If you are interested in applying for a child life internship at Duke Children's Hospital & Health Center, please review the Child Life Council's internship requirements and complete the appropriate application and supplementary materials below.

Information and applications:

Internship Offer and Acceptance Dates 2017-2018

Internship Session

Application Deadlines

Interview Dates

Offer Dates

Acceptance Dates

Spring (Jan-April 2017)

September 5, 2016

Late September- Early October

October 11

October 12

Fall (Sept-Dec 2017)

March 15, 2017

Early- Late April

May 3

May 4

Winter/Spring (Jan-April 2018)

September 5, 2017

Late September- Early October

October 10

October 11

Duke Children’s Hospital & Health Center follows the CLC guidelines for internship application deadlines and acceptance dates. Please refer to the calendar for important internship position dates.

If you have questions regarding the Duke Internship program, please contact: (919) 681-4349.

Michelle Ashford, CCLS
michelle.ashford@duke.edu

Tracy Lamar, CCLS
tracy.lamar@duke.edu

Child Life Practicum

If you are interested in applying for a child life practicum position at Duke Children's Hospital & Health Center, please review the Child Life Council's internship requirements and complete the appropriate application and supplementary materials below.

Practicum Offer and Acceptance Dates 2017-2018

Practicum Session

Application Deadlines

Interview Dates

Acceptance Dates

Winter/Spring (Jan-Apr 2017)

October 1, 2016

Late October- Early November

2nd Tuesday in November

Fall (Sept-Dec 2017)

June 1, 2017

Late June- Early July

2nd Tuesday in July

Winter/Spring (Jan-April 2018)

October 1, 2017

Late September- Early October

2nd Tuesday in November

If you have questions regarding the Duke Practicum program, please contact: (919) 668-4205.

Robin Hales, CCLS
robin.hales@duke.edu