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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

  1. Prior to eligibility for a student practicum, we require the students to come onsite for a three-hour shadow session
  2. Please go to Shadowing opportunities on main page and complete the HIPAA training
  3. Review the immunizations and submit the completed immunizations form to your Practicum Coordinator as they need to submit this to us in case of an audit.
  4. Select a date from the Shadow calendar located within the Shadowing for Rehabilitation Therapies section.
  5. Email the certificate of HIPAA training and date you want to shadow to the Clinical Educator.

Please wear your school ID badge when shadowing. Please present to the Rehab Therapy Services office 15 minutes prior to your shadow session. Please adhere to our Professional Business attire policy. (map and policy are on the shadow page).

Practicum coordinators will send the Clinical Educator:
  • Student name
  • Student email
  • One page letter of intent written by each student interested in a practicum at our facility.

Practicum Application Deadline, Offer, Acceptance for 2018

Winter/Spring 2018

Summer 2018

Fall 2018

Application Deadline: October 15, 2017
Initial Offer Date: November 1, 2017
Acceptance Date: November 2 , 2017

Application Deadline: March 15, 2018
Initial Offer Date: April 1, 2018
Acceptance Date: April 2, 2018

Application Deadline: June 15, 2018
Initial Offer Date: July 1, 2018
Acceptance Date: July 2, 2018

Child Life Internships

Instructions for Child Life Internships applications:

Child Life Internships Application (pdf)
Child Life Internships Application (word doc)

  1. Prior to eligibility for a student internship, we require the students to come onsite for a three-hour shadow session
  2. Please go to Shadowing opportunities on main page and complete the HIPAA training
  3. Review the immunizations and submit the completed immunizations form to your Internship Coordinator as they need to submit this to us in case of an audit.
  4. Select a date from the Shadow calendar located within the Shadowing for Rehabilitation Therapies section.
  5. Email the certificate of HIPAA training and date you want to shadow to the Clinical Educator.

Please wear your school ID badge when shadowing. Please present to the Rehab Therapy Services office 15 minutes prior to your shadow session. Please adhere to our Professional Business attire policy. (map and policy are on the shadow page).

Internship coordinators will send to the Clinical Educator:

  • Student name
  • Student email
  • Application packet

Internship Application Deadline, Offer, Acceptance, and 2nd Offer Dates for 2018

Winter/Spring 2018 Summer 2018 Fall 2018

Application Deadline: September 5, 2017
Initial Offer Date: October 10, 2017
Acceptance Date: October 11, 2017
2nd Offer Date: October 12, 2017

Application Deadline: January 5, 2018
Initial Offer Date: February 13, 2018
Acceptance Date: February 14, 2018
2nd Offer Date: February 15, 2018

Application Deadline: March 15, 2018
Initial Offer Date: May 1, 2018
Acceptance Date: May 2, 2018
2nd Offer Date: May 3, 2018

Information on Student Affiliations

Rehabilitation Therapies
Kristel Maes, PT, DPT
Therapy Services Educator

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