Ready to be an active member of the health care team?
Whether we’re holding Pre-Op tours, lending a hand in the Treatment Room or easing fears in the ER, Child Life is important to ensure a child's health care experience—and his or her family's—is as smooth and stress-free as possible.
It’s a rewarding career. That’s why we’re also so happy to help prepare students who are interested in becoming child life professionals.
For students, we offer an variety of opportunities to learn more about the field, from 600-hour internships to practicums and half-day conferences. Ready to learn more? Contact us today.
Child Life Internships
Our internship program is a 600-hour experience that received accreditation through September 30, 2022 by the Association of Child Life Professionals. Please review our internship information for details about the program, internship application and schedule for application and acceptance to the program.
Child Life Practicums
If you’re interested in the CoxHealth Dee Ann White Women's and Children's Hospital Child Life Practicum, submit an online application, a cover letter and résumé. Materials should be submitted the semester before you are seeking placement. Send additional materials via email or mail to Rana Post. Please be aware of the deadlines below for practicum application submission.
Students must be affiliated with a university that has a current Student Agreement on file with CoxHealth. If you have questions about whether your university affiliation will be considered, please contact Rana Post at email@example.com.
|Practicum Session||Application Postmark Deadline|
|Practicum Session Spring Practicum||Application Postmark Deadline Oct. 25|
|Practicum Session Summer Practicum||Application Postmark Deadline Our Child Life program has currently accepted a practicum student for Summer 2021. We apologize for any inconvenience.|
|Practicum Session Fall Practicum||Application Postmark Deadline May 25|