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 ACLP accredited internship positions.

Child Life Internship

If you are interested in applying for a child life internship at Duke Children's Hospital and Health Center, please review the Association of Child Life Professional's internship requirements.

Information and applications:

We are accepting applications through an online program, please send an email to ChildLifeStudents@dm.duke.edu for the appropriate links and information for submission.
Please include “Internship Application Request” in the subject and the semester/year you are interested in applying to, your full name and email address in the body of the email.

Internship Offer and Acceptance Dates 2020-2021

Internship Session

Application Deadlines

Interview Dates

Offer Dates

Acceptance Dates

Winter/Spring (Jan-Apr 2020)

September 5, 2019

Late September-Early October

October 8

October 9

Fall (Sept-Dec 2020)

March 15, 2020

Early-Late April

May 5

May 6

If you have questions regarding the Duke Child Life Internship program, please contact Michelle Ashford, CCLS and Tracy Lamar, CCLS: 919-681-4349 or ChildLifeStudents@dm.duke.edu.

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 Practicum Application Information and email ChildLifeStudents@dm.duke.edu for the appropriate links and information for submission. Please include “Practicum Application Request” in the subject line and the semester/year you are interested in applying to, your full name, and email address in the body of the email.

Practicum Offer and Acceptance Dates 2020-2021

Practicum Session

Application Deadlines

Interview Dates

Acceptance Dates

Winter/Spring (Jan-Apr 2020)

October 16, 2019

Early November

November 19, 2019

Fall (Sept-Dec 2020)

May 13, 2020

Early June

June 23, 2020

If you have questions regarding the Duke Child Life Practicum program, please contact Robin Hales, CCLS: 919-668-4205 or  ChildLifeStudents@dm.duke.edu.