There may be an opportunity for you to complete a practicum during winter break. This includes a minimum of 100 hours. Winter practicum consists of 3 weeks during winter break (December-January) with approximately 40 hours per week with a total of about 100 hours. The practicum experience follows the standards recommended by the ACLP and is designated for students pursuing a career as a child life specialist.
We take both school-affiliated students and independent/unaffiliated students. Qualified students will have:
A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 for undergraduate and graduate schools
Be enrolled in a child life program or have taken a minimum of 5 college level courses related to child life/child development upon start of practicum
To apply, you must submit the following by May 1:
Pages 3-13 of the Association of Child Life Professionals Common Child Life Internship Application- please note that this application is reviewed from the perspective of the applicant being a practicum candidate.
All unofficial university transcripts- please highlight your college-level courses that relate to child life/child development
Submissions can be sent to email@example.com.
If chosen, we will be in contact to schedule an interview. Interview candidates will be selected by the end of the second week of May. If you have questions, please contact Child Life at 920-433-8641.