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

Fall (Sept-Dec 2018)

March 15, 2018

Early-Late April

May 1

May 2

Winter/Spring (Jan-Apr 2019)

September 5, 2018

Late September-Early October

October 9

October 10

Fall (Sept-Dec 2019)

March 15, 2019

Early-Late April

May 7

May 8

Winter/Spring (Jan-Apr 2020)

September 5, 2019

Early September-Early October

October 8

October 9

Fall (Sept-Dec 2020)

March 15, 2020

Early-Late April

May 5

May 6

Duke Children’s Hospital & Health Center follows the ACLP 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 complete the appropriate application and supplementary materials below.

Practicum Offer and Acceptance Dates 2017-2018

Practicum Session

Application Deadlines

Interview Dates

Acceptance Dates

Fall (Sept-Dec 2018)

June 1, 2018

Late June-Early July

2nd Tuesday in July

Winter/Spring (Jan-Apr 2019)

October 1, 2018

Late October-Early November

2nd Tuesday in November

Fall (Sept-Dec 2019)

June 1, 2019

Late June-Early July

2nd Tuesday in July

Winter/Spring (Jan-Apr 2020)

October 1, 2019

Late September-Early October

2nd Tuesday in November

Fall (Sept-Dec 2020)

June 1, 2020

Late June-Early July

2nd Tuesday in July

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

Robin Hales, CCLS
robin.hales@duke.edu