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Alabama

Birmingham

Practicum: fall, winter, spring

Contact: Margaret.Davis2@ChildrensAL.org

Internship: fall, spring

Contact: Lindsay.Joe@childrensal.org

Affiliation required

DCH Regional Medical Center

Tuscaloosa

Practicum: fall, spring, summer

Affiliation required with UA  

Contact: ldollar@ches.ua.edu

Huntsville

Practicum: summer

No affiliation

Contact: michelle.mathews@hhsys.org

University of Southern Alabama Women & Children's Hospital

Mobile

Practicum: summer

Affiliation required

Contact: bcwhite@health.southalabama.edu

Alaska

Providence Health & Services

Anchorage

Internship: spring

Contact rosemary.price@providence.org

Arizona

Banner Children's @ Desert Medical Center

Mesa

No student programming

Contact jennifer.Hansen@bannerhealth.com 

Banner Children's @ Thunderbird

Glendale

No student programming

Contact Colleen.Hochhalter@bannerhelth.com

Banner Ironwood Medical Center

Queen Creek

No student programming

Contact: erica.jorgenson@bannerhealth.com

Children's Rehabilitative Services

Phoenix

No student programming

Contact: jessica_bryson@dmgaz.org

Honor Health Deer Valley Medical Center

Phoenix

No student programming

Contact: kelly.pintarich@honnorhealth.com

Mayo Clinic Arizona

Phoenix

No student programming

Contact: rogers.jennifer2@mayo.edu

Phoenix Area Collaborative Internship (PAC)

Phoenix

Internship: spring

Contact mcohen@ryanhouse.org

Phoenix

Practicum: summer

Internship: fall, spring

No affiliation

Contact CLinternship@phoenixchildrens.com

Ryan House

Phoenix

No student programming

Contact: mcohen@ryanhouse.org

Scottsdale Shea Medical Center

Scottsdale

No student programming

Contact: sarah.hammerslag@honorhealth.com

Tuscon Medical Center

Tucson

Practicum: summer

Internship: fall, spring

No affiliation

Contact Nichole.Zucker@tmcaz.com

Valleywise Health Medical Center

Phoenix

No student programming

Contact Kyla.mohney@mihs.org

Arkansas

Little Rock

Practicum: summer

Contact: fenwickmb@archildrens.org 

Internship: fall, spring

Affiliation required

Fellowship offered

Springdale

Practicum: formation in progress

Contact: acnwchildlife@archildrens.org

California

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital

Bakersfield

No student programming

Contact: grace.wilhelm@dignityhealth.org

Cedar Sinai Medical Center

Beverly Hills

No student programming

Contact: Sandra.Sternberg@cshs.org

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Practicum: fall, spring, summer

Contact: ChildLifePracticum@chla.usc.edu 

No affiliation

Internship: fall, spring, summer

Contact: ChildLifeInternship@chla.usc.edu 

Enrollment in or completed masters program required

Orange

Practicum: fall, spring, summer

Affiliation required with Azusa Pacific/ Cal State Fullerton/ La Verne/ Loma Linda

Internship: fall, spring, summer

No affiliation

Contact: ccampo@choc.org

City of Hope Cancer Center

Duarte

No student Programming

Contact: jnamm@coh.org

Community Regional Medical Center

Fresno

Student programming on hold

Contact: rryfo@communitymedical.org

Good Samaritan Hospital

San Jose

No student programming

Contact 4085592011

Kaiser Permanente Fontana Medical Center

Fontana

No student programming

Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

Los Angeles

No student Programming

LAC & USC Medical Center

Los Angeles

Practicum: spring

Affiliation required with La Verne  

Contact: mtome@dhs.lacounty.gov

Loma Linda

Pracitcum: summer

Internship: fall, spring

Affiliation with masters program  

Fellowship offered

Contact: klflower@llu.edu

Stanford

Internship: fall, spring

Affiliation with American Public/ Azusa Pacific/ Central Washington/ La Verne/ Loma Linda/ Mills College

Contact: 6504978336

Los Angeles

Practicum: fall, spring, summer

Affiliation required

Contact: abodolay@mednet.ucla.edu

Long Beach

Practicum: spring

Internship: fall, spring, summer

No affiliation

Contact: dfingerhut@memorialcare.org or aangulo@memorialcare.org

Northridge Hospital Medical Center

Los Angeles

Practicum: affiliation with Azusa Pacific/ La Verne 

Contact: morinsola.keshinro@commonspirit.org

Orange County Global Medical Center & Orange County Burn Center

Santa Ana

No student programming

Contact: 7149533500

Providence Cedar-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center

Los Angeles

No student programming 

Rady Children's Hospital

San Diego

Practicum: fall

Contact: childlifepracticum@rchsd.org 

Internship: spring

Contact: childlifeinternship@rchsd.org 

No affiliation, if affiliated must be with Azusa Pacific/ La Verne/ Loma Linda/ Nazarene San Diego State/ Point Loma

Riverside Community Regional Medical Center

Moreno Valley

No student programming

Contact: l.lopez@ruhealth.org

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

Santa Barbara

Internship

Affiliation required with La Verne/ Azusa Pacific

Contact: jwood@sbch.org

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

San Jose

Internship: fall, spring, summer

Affiliation with Azusa Pacific/ Loma Linda

Contact: cristina.chandri@hhs.sccgov.org

Shriner's Hospital Northern California

Sacramento

No student programming

Contact: 9164532191

Shriner's Hospital Southern California

Pasadena

No student programming

Contact: 6263899300

Sacramento

Internship: fall, spring summer

No affiliation

Contact: jennifer.johnson2@sutterhealth.org

Scaramento

Practicum: summer

Internship: fall, spring

No affiliation

Fellowship offered

Contact: childlifestudents@ucdavis.edu

Orange

Practicum: on hold

Contact: childlife@hs.uci.edu

San Diego

Practicum: fall, spring, summer

No affiliation

Contact: viheredia@health.ucsd.edu 

Internship: fall, spring, summer

Affiliation with Azusa Pacific/ Eastern Washington/ Loma Linda

Contact: khamelin@ucsd.edu

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital - San Francisco/ Mission Bay

San Francisco

Practicum: fall, spring, summer

Internship: fall, spring, summer

Affiliation required, option for UCSB affiliation for unaffiliated students

Contact for both: kristen.beckler@ucsf.edu

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital - Oakland

Oakland

Practicum: fall, spring summer

Affiliation required

Contact bchochildlifepracticum@ucsf.edu 

Internship: fall, spring, summer

Affiliation required

Contact bchochildlifeinternship@ucsf.edu

Madera

Internship: fall, spring

Affiliation with graduate program

Contact: mybarrareyes@valleychildens.org 

Valley Presbyterian Hospital

Van Nuys

No student programming

Contact: harmony.jackson@valleypres.org 

Ventura County Medical Center

Ventura

No student programming

Colorado

Children's Hospital Colorado - Aurora 

Aurora

Practicum: summer

Internship: fall, spring

Affiliation required

Contact: childlife101@childrenscolorado.org

Children's Hospital Colorado - Colorado Springs 

Colorado Springs

No student programming

Contact: katie.kolbeck@childrenscolorado.org

Denver

Practicum: fall, spring, summer

No affiliation 

Contact: amanda.roper@dhha.org

Denver

Practicum: on hold

Contact: childlife@njhealth.org

Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children

Denver

No student programming

Contact: rmhcchildlife@healthonecares.com 

Connecticut

Hartford

Practicum: fall, spring, summer

No affiliation

Contact: childlifepracticum@connecticutchildrens.org 

Internship: fall, spring

Affiliation required

Contact: childlifeinternship@connecticutchildrens.org

Lawrence + Memorial Hospital

New London

No student programming

Contact: 8604420711 ext2316

New Haven

Practicum: fall, spring

Internship: fall, spring

No affiliation 

Contact: childlifeprogram@ynhh.org

Delaware

Wilmongton

Practicum: fall, spring

Contact: jana.teagle@nemours.org 

Internship: fall, spring

No affiliation

Contact: laura.mitchell@nemours.org

Florida

AdventHealth Tampa

Tampa

No student programming

Contact: michele.axford@adventhealth.com

Boward Health: Coral Springs

Coral Springs

No student programming

Contact: 9543554400

Boward Health Medical Center

Fort Lauderdale

No student programming

Contact: 9543443000

Children's Cancer Center

Tampa

No student programming

Contact: snelson@childrenscancercenter.org

Community Hospice & Palliative Care

Jacksonville

Practicum: summer

Contact: Lstapleton@communityhospice.com

Fort Myers

Internship: fall, spring

No affiliation

Contact: childlifeinternship@leehealth.org

Holmes Regional Pediatric Center

Meblourne

No student programming

Contact: kirsten.black@hf.org

Miami

No student programming

Contact: bcarlson@jhsmiami.org

Hollywood

Practicum: summer, with Nicklaus Children's

Affiliation with American Public/ Florida International/ Georgia Southern/ Nova Southeastern

Contact: ChildLife@mhs.net 

Internship: fall, spring

Affiliation required

Contact: CaRusso@mhs.net

Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital

St. Petersburg

Practicum: fall, spring, summer

Affiliation required

Contact: achclinternship@jhmi.edu 

Internship: fall, spring, summer (NO summer '23)

Affiliation required

Contact: achclinternship@jhmi.edu

Lakeland

Practicum: fall, spring, summer

No affiliation

Contact: child.life@mylrh.org

Miami Cancer Center

Miami

No student programming

Contact: 7865962000

Orlando

Internship: fall, spring

Practicum: summer

Affiliation required

Contact: jenna.read@nemours.org

Miami

Practicum: summer, sometimes with Joe DiMaggio Children’s

Affiliation with American Public/ Florida International/ Georgia Southern/ Nova Southeastern

Contact: childlifestudentprograms@nicklaushealth.org  

Internship: spring, summer

Affiliation required

Contact: childlifestudentprograms@nicklaushealth.org

Orlando

Practicum: fall, spring, summer 

Internship: fall, spring, summer 

Affiliation required with Central Florida/ Ohio U/ Texas State/ U of Alabama/ U of Georgia/ U of Iowa

Contact: sheri.mosely@orlandohealth.com

West Palm Beach

No student programming 

Contact: 5618826334

Sarasota Memorial Hospital

Sarasota

Contact: 9419174755

Shriner's Hospital Florida

Tampa

Contact: 8139722250

Tampa

Practicum: fall, spring, summer

Unaffiliated students only

Contact: practicum.childlife@baycare.org

Struder Family Children's Hospital @ Ascension Sacred Heart

Pensacola

No student programming

Contact: coutzen@ascension.org

Tallahassee Memorial Hospital

Tallahassee

Programming for FSU students only

Contact: saville.sullivan@tmh.org

Tampa General Hospital

Tampa

No student programming

Contact: 8008223627

UF Health Jacksonville

Jacksonville

No student programming

Contact: nathaniel.hatley@jax.ufl.edu

Gainesville

Practicum: on hold

Affiliation required

Contact: childlife@shands.ufl.edu

Orlando

Practicum: fall, spring, summer

Internship fall, spring

Affiliation required

Contact: deborah.spencer@adventhealth.com

Jacksonville

Practicum: summer

Internship: fall, spring

Affiliation required with Auburn/ College of Charleston/ Florida State/ Georgia Southern/ Iowa State/ Louisiana Tech/ Ohio U/ Samford/ U of Alabama/ U of North Florida/ U of Tennessee Chattanooga

Contact: childlifeinternship@bmcjax.com

Fellowship offered

Georgia

Macon

Practicum: winter, summer

Contact: erin.whitlock@atriumhealth.org 

Internship: spring, summer 

Affiliation required

Contact: amanda.dougherty@atriumhealth.org or abby.wilder@atriumhealth.org

Augusta University Children's Hospital

Augusta

Contact: 7067215503

Aurora Day Camp

Atlanta

Practicum: summer

No affiliation

Contact: Allison Messerly allison@auroradaycamp.org

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Atlanta

Practicum: spring, summer

Internship: fall, spring, summer

No affiliation

Contact: ChildLifeStudents@choa.org

Emory Proton Therapy Center - Winship Cancer Institute

Atlanta

No student programming

Contact: rebecca.schuetz@emoryhealthcare.org

Phoeby Putney Memorial Hospital

Albany

No student programming

Contact: 2293125110

Piedmont Athens Regional

Athens

No student programming

Contact: deanna.warren@piedmont.org

Piedmont Columbus Regional

Columbus

No student programming

Contact: miranda.julian@piedmont.org

Southeast Georgia Health System

Brunswick

No student programming

Contact: kbeasl1@sghs.org

Tift Regional Health System

Tifton

No student programming

Contact: 2293537650

Marietta

Practicum: fall, spring, summer

Affiliation Required: University of Georgia, Auburn University, University of Alabama, Eastern Washington University, Missouri State University

Contact: childlife@wellstar.org

Savannah

Practicum: summer

Internship: fall, spring

Affiliation required

Contact: mmcs.childlife@hcahealthcare.com

Hawaii

Kaiser Permanente

Honolulu

No student programming

Contact: 8084320000

Honolulu

Internship: fall

No affiliation

Contact: megan.yee@kapiolani.org

Shriner's Children's Hospital

Honolulu

No student programming

Contact: 8089414466

Idaho

Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center

Idaho Falls

No student programming

Contact: 2085297288

St Luke's Children's Hospital

Boise

Contact: 2083814758

Illinois

Oak Lawn

Internship: fall, spring, summer

No affiliation

Contact: ACH-OL-CL-Internship@aah.org

Park Ridge

Internship: fall, spring, summer

No affiliation

Contact: ACH-PR-CL-Internship@aah.org 

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center 

Chicago

No student programming

Contact: 7739751600

Naperville

Practicum: fall, spring, summer, 

No affiliation

Contact: aschober@luriechildrens.org

Hoffman Estates

Internship: fall, spring, summer

Affiliation required

Contact: colleen.harris@ascension.org

Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Chicago

Practicum: fall, spring

Contact: childlifepracticum@luriechildrens.org 

Internship: full academic year program, summer

Contact: erogers@luriechildrens.org 

No affiliation

Branches Child Life Consulting and Therapeutic Services

Chicago

No student programming:

Contact: kmwallensack@msn.com

Urbana

Practicum: fall, spring, summer

No affiliation

Contact: ashley.lown@carle.com

Chicago

Practicum: fall, spring, summer

No affiliation

Contact: clpracticum@chicagocac.org

Comer Children's Hospital

Chicago

Practicum: on hold

Internship: fall, spring, summer or full academic year

Affiliation or enrollment required with a graduate level program

Contact: amy.carter@uchospitals.edu

Edward-Elmhurst Health

Naperville

No student programming

Contact: melissa.slattery@eehelath.org

HSHS St. John Children’s Hospital

Springfield

No student programming

Contact: 2175446464

La Rabida Children’s Hospital 

Chicago

No student programming

Contact: 7732565904

Loyola Medicine Children's Hospital

Maywood

No student programming

Contact: 7082163161

Evanston

Practicum: fall, spring, summer

Internship: fall, spring, summer

Affiliation required

Contact: kbeyer@northshore.org