Child Life Student Internships

Child life internships are available during spring, summer, and fall semesters. Applicants must be a matriculated student, enrolled in a child life specific undergraduate or graduate degree program. Interns seeking an independent placement will not be accepted. Application deadlines set forth by the Association of Child Life Professionals are strictly adhered to.

Requirements

  • A completed ACLP common application. Previous and updated application forms are accepted at this time.
  • Official transcripts (courses in progress are accepted).
  • Three signed and sealed letters of recommendation. Reference forms from the ACLP common application may be included with the sealed recommendation, or submitted with the application, but are not required.
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Applications

Please send your application to Kerri Baker, CCLS, at kbaker1@lifespan.org  or Mallory Kropman, CCLS at mallory.kropman@lifespan.org.

Child Life internship applications can also be sent to our address at:

Hasbro Children's Hospital
Child Life Services
Attn: Student Internship Program
593 Eddy Street
Providence RI 02903

Next Steps

If an application is accepted, an interview will be scheduled. It is preferred that interviews take place in person; phone interviews may be conducted if special considerations are needed. Prior to scheduling an interview, the hospital must develop a contract with the academic institution.

All of the remaining items in the requirements listed above must be sent prior the interview.

Hasbro Children's Hospital Student Internship Program abides by the deadlines set forth by the Child Life Council. Please refer www.childlife.org for current offer and acceptance dates.

More Information

For more information, please call 401-444-6066 or 401-444-5002.

Thank you for your interest in our internship program and in the child life profession. The child life department at Hasbro Children’s Hospital cannot offer shadow opportunities for interested parties due to patient confidentiality (HIPAA) and volume of requests. If you would like to learn more about child life programs please visit www.childlife.org. If you would like to learn more about volunteering please visit https://www.lifespan.org/careers/volunteer-opportunities/volunteer-opportunities-hasbro-childrens-hospital.