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Child Life Practicum
The child life practicum program takes place in the winter/spring, summer, and fall semesters. Applicants must be affiliated.

Download the Practicum Application Packet
Deadlines
Your application must be complete to be considered for an interview. Please note that submitting a completed application does not guarantee an interview or practicum placement. Candidates will be required to meet via Zoom if selected for an interview.

View our Frequently Asked Questions packet to find answers to common questions. Additional questions regarding student programs can be directed to Lindsey Gernandt, Child Life Practicum Coordinator, at Childlifepracticum@ouhealth.com

Child Life Internship

We’re excited to announce that our Child Life Internship Program has been accredited through the Association of Child Life Professionals. To see a full list of accredited programs, please visit the Association of Child Life Professionals website. Applicants must be affiliated.

The child life internship takes place in the spring (January-May), fall (August-December) and summer (May-August) semesters.

Download the Internship Packet

All applications must be submitted via e-mail to Childlifeinternship@ouhealth.com by the application deadline as specified for the Association of Child Life Professionals. Your application must be complete to be considered for an interview. Please note that submitting a completed application does not guarantee an interview or internship placement. Interview candidates will be required to meet via zoom if selected for an interview.

View our Frequently Asked Questions packet to find answers to common questions. Additional questions regarding student programs can be directed to Jocelyn Giertz, Child Life Internship Coordinator at Childlifeinternship@ouhealth.com

Fellowship

We also offer a Child Life Fellowship. The fellowship is an opportunity for further learning and growing as a child life specialist once a child life internship has been completed. It is a one-year paid position that usually starts in the fall. The position is posted in late spring and the application can be located at OUHealth.com/careers.

Learn More About the Fellowship Program by reading the Fellowship Program FAQ.

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