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Child Life Programs

Graduate and undergraduate Child Life internships are offered in cooperation with North Carolina affiliated colleges and universities only.

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

Please ask your Internship Coordinator to contact Kristel Maes, Therapy Services Educator, if you are interested in a Child Life Practicum or Internship prior to submitting your application.

Child Life Practicums

Instructions for Child Life Practicums applications

Please complete the Child Life Practicum Application packet and have your Practicum Coordinator send it to the Therapy Services Educator at clinicaledreq@unchealth.unc.edu.

Practicum Coordinators must send the following information to the Therapy Services Educator for review:

  • Student Name
  • Student email
  • Application packet completed by student.

Child Life Practicum Application

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 a phone interview prior to making a final decision regarding practicum placement.

    Practicum Application Deadline, Offer, Acceptance for 2019

    Winter/Spring 2019

    Summer 2019

    Fall 2019

    Application Deadline: September 5, 2018
    Initial Offer Date: October 9, 2018
    Acceptance Date: October 10, 2018

    2nd Offer Date: October 11, 2018

    Application Deadline: January 5, 2019
    Initial Offer Date: February 12, 2019
    Acceptance Date: February 13, 2019

    2nd Offer Date: February 14, 2019

    Application Deadline: March 15, 2019
    Initial Offer Date: May 7, 2019
    Acceptance Date: May 8, 2019

    2nd Offer Date: May 9, 2019

    Child Life Internships

    Instructions for Child Life Internships Applications

    Please complete the Child Life Internship Application packet and have your Internship Coordinator send it to the Therapy Services Educator at clinicaledreq@unchealth.unc.edu.

    Internship Coordinators must send the following information to the Therapy Services Educator for review:

    • Student Name
    • Student email
    • Application packet completed by student.

    Child Life Internships Application

    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.

    Please review the requirements for on-site interviews below and be prepared to send the necessary items to us as soon as possible after an interview offer has been extended.

    Internship Application Deadline, Offer, Acceptance for 2019

    Winter/Spring 2019 Summer 2019 Fall 2019

    Application Deadline: September 5, 2018

    Window for Shadow Visits: Sept. 19-Oct. 3, 2018
    Initial Offer Date: October 9, 2018
    Acceptance Date: October 10, 2018
    2nd Offer Date: October 11, 2018

    Application Deadline: January 5, 2019

    Window for Shadow Visits: Jan. 22-Feb. 7, 2019
    Initial Offer Date: February 12, 2019
    Acceptance Date: February 13, 2019
    2nd Offer Date: February 14, 2019

    Application Deadline: March 15, 2019
    Window for Shadow Visits: April 1-26, 2019

    Initial Offer Date: May 7, 2019
    Acceptance Date: May 8, 2019
    2nd Offer Date: May 9, 2019

    Information on Student Affiliations

    Rehabilitation Therapies
    Kristel Maes, PT, DPT
    Therapy Services Educator

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