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Child Life Programs

We currently only accept students enrolled in a college or university located within North Carolina.

Clinical supervision for students in the Child Life program is provided by a certified Child Life Specialist through the Child Life Certifying Committee.

Child Life Practicums

Instructions for Child Life Practicum application:

Please complete the Application Packet and mail all items to:

UNC Hospitals
Rehabilitation Therapies Department, Suite W1000
Attention Kristel Maes, Child Life Practicum Application Enclosed
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Application packets must include the following items:

  • Completed and signed application
  • Cover letter
  • Résumé/CV
  • 2 professional reference letters, sealed and signed, with no more than 1 reference from an academic setting

It is not necessary to complete the ACLP Eligibility Assessment Report.

Please make sure to send the entire application including reference letters in a single packet. Applications must be postmarked by ACLP deadlines.

Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.

Once you have mailed your application, please send an email to clinicaledreq@unchealth.unc.edu and cc your Practicum Coordinator.

Following the review of applications, we will reach out to the selected candidates to schedule a phone interview prior to making a final decision regarding practicum placement.


    Practicum Application Deadline, Offer, Acceptance for 2020

    Winter/Spring 2020 Practicum

    Summer 2020 Practicum

    Fall 2020 Practicum

    Application Deadline: September 5, 2019
    Initial Offer Date: October 8, 2019
    Acceptance Date: October 9, 2019
    2nd Offer Date: October 10, 2019

    Application Deadline: January 5, 2020
    Initial Offer Date: February 10, 2020
    Acceptance Date: February 11, 2020
    2nd Offer Date: February 12, 2020

    Application Deadline: March 15, 2020
    Initial Offer Date: May 5, 2020
    Acceptance Date: May 6, 2020
    2nd Offer Date: May 7, 2020

    Child Life Internships

    Instructions for Child Life Internship Applications:

    We recommend that you review the ACLP Common Application Process Guide prior to submitting your application.

    Please complete the Common Child Life Internship Application packet and mail all items to:

    UNC Hospitals
    Rehabilitation Therapies Department, Suite W1000
    Attention Kristel Maes, Child Life Internship Application Enclosed
    101 Manning Drive
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514

    Application packets must include the following items:

    • Completed and signed Common Child Life Internship Application
    • Cover letter
    • Résumé/CV
    • 3 professional reference letters, sealed and signed, with accompanying Internship Candidate Common Recommendation Forms (no more than 1 reference from an academic setting)
    • Completed Confirmation of Child Life Course In-Progress form if you have child life courses in progress at the time of application submission. Please note, all child life courses must be completed before the start of the internship.
    • ACLP Eligibility Assessment Report

    Please make sure to send the entire application including reference letters in a single packet. Applications must be postmarked by ACLP deadlines.

    Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.

    Once you have mailed your application, please send an email to clinicaledreq@unchealth.unc.edu and cc your Internship Coordinator.

    Please be advised, applications will be reviewed within one week of the submission deadline.

    Following the review of applications, we will reach out to the selected candidates to schedule an on-site interview and shadow visit prior to making a final decision regarding internship placement.

    If you are selected to come on site for an interview, please be prepared to submit the following documents:

    HIPAA training

    Immunizations


    Internship Application Deadline, Offer, Acceptance for 2020

    Winter/Spring 2020 Summer 2020 Fall 2020

    Application Deadline: September 5, 2019
    Initial Offer Date: October 8, 2019
    Acceptance Date: October 9, 2019
    2nd Offer Date: October 10, 2019

    Application Deadline: January 5, 2020
    Initial Offer Date: February 10, 2020
    Acceptance Date: February 11, 2020
    2nd Offer Date: February 12, 2020

    Application Deadline: March 15, 2020
    Initial Offer Date: May 5, 2020
    Acceptance Date: May 6, 2020
    2nd Offer Date: May 7, 2020

    Information on Student Affiliations

    Rehabilitation Therapies
    Kristel Maes, PT, DPT
    Therapy Services Educator

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