Internship Site Listings

CLGNY has compiled a list of Child Life internship sites in the greater New York area.  All the information you will need to start your site search is available by visiting this link>>

Here is a listing of Greater NY/NJ/CT. internship opportunities:

Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 926-7198
Director of Program: Anne Reilly, MS, CCLS
Internship Coordinator: Shannon Hennessy, MS, CCLS

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Intern application is located on website: http://www.saintbarnabas.com/hospitals/childrens_hospital/child_life/index.html
Volunteer hours required: 100
Affiliation with school? Yes
Semesters Available – All
Bachelors or Masters accepted

Bellevue Hospital Center
462 First Ave
NY, NY 10016

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Volunteer hours required before internship: 65- 75
School Affiliation required: No
Do you accept Masters or Bachelors candidates? Either
Which semester internships are offered? Fall, Spring, Summer
Additional Requirements:

Blythedale Children's Hospital
Department of Child Life
95 Bradurst Avenue
Valhalla, NY 10595
www.blythedale.org
Internship Contact: Jill Wegener, CNO
(914) 592-7555 Ext. 71588

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Volunteer hours required before internship: 70 hours
School Affiliation required: Affiliated Students, with occasional exceptions
Do you accept Masters or Bachelors candidates? Both
Which semester internships are offered? Academic Year, or for a 6-8 week intensive following an acute care focus for Bank Street Graduate School Students
Additional Requirements: 3 or 4 days a week

The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital at
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
1 Robert Wood Johnson Pl
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
www.bmsch.org

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Volunteer hours required before internship: 50
School Affiliation required: No
Do you accept Masters or Bachelors candidates? Both
Which semester internships are offered? Fall, Spring, Summer
Additional Requirements:

The Children's Hospital at Montefiore
3415 Bainbridge Ave. CHAM 5
Bronx, NY 10467
www.montekids.org

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Volunteer hours required before internship: 100 hours with a hospital setting
School Affiliation required: See below
Do you accept Masters or Bachelors candidates? See below
Which semester internships are offered? See below
Additional Requirements: Summer opportunity has one slot open for affiliated and non-affiliated, undergrad or graduate student to do a full time 14 week volunteer internship. Academic year opportunity has two slots open for affiliated graduate students only who will do a combined practicum/internship experience which includes 7 week part time in the Fall practicum followed by 7 week part time Fall internship, then Spring 14 week full time internship. Child Life Council common application required. Course work verification required. Child Life Council application timeline is followed.

The Children’s Medical Center at Winthrop University Hospital
259 First Street
Mineola, NY 11501
www.Winthrop.org

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Volunteer hours required before internship: 100 hours within a pediatric hospital setting.
School Affiliation required: Yes
Do you accept Masters or Bachelors candidates? Masters degree only
Which semester internships are offered?  Fall and Spring
Additional Requirements: 

Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center
300 Corporate Blvd South
Yonkers, NY 10701
www.setonpediatric.org

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Volunteer hours required before internship: 50
Accept non-affiliated students: yes
Masters or Bachelors level: both
Which semester: all
Additional requirements: We currently offer an  internship of approximately 240hrs. Due to our program being long-term care facility, interns should also gain experience in acute care and strongly recoommend that interns complete half of their total internship hours in a separate acute care placement. Interns (and/or their academic program) are responsible for coordinating their second placement.

Elmhurst Hospital Center
Meredith Farrell, Child Life Coordinator
79-01 Broadway, A-1-25
Elmhurst, NY 11373
Phone- 718-334-5617
Fax - 718-334-1238

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Volunteer hours required before internship: None
School Affiliation required: Yes
Do you accept Masters or Bachelors candidates? Both
Which semester internships are offered? All
Additional Requirements: Interns are accepted from both Child Life and Art Therapy backgrounds (ATR on site). Internships are NOT full time (i.e. 5 days a week), but part time (3-4 days a week).

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
1000 Montauk Hwy
West Islip, NY 11795

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Volunteer hours required before internship: 100 hours in a pediatric setting.
School Affiliation required: Yes, rare exceptions
Do you accept Masters or Bachelors candidates? Both
Which semester internships are offered? Fall, Spring, Summer one per semester
Additional Requirements:

Goryeb Children's Hospital Atlantic Health System
100 Madison Ave
Box 91
Morristown, NJ 07962

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Volunteer hours required before internship: No specific amt
School Affiliation required: No
Do you accept Masters or Bachelors candidates? Both
Which semester internships are offered? All
Additional Requirements: Follow CLC requirement for certifications, i.e.: course work etc.

Hackensack University Medical Center, Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital
30 Prospect Ave

Hackensack, NJ 07601
(551) 996-5342

Director of Program: Ellen Goldring, Secion Chief of Child Life, LPC, ATR-BC, CCLS
Coordinator of Internship Program: Stephanie Omens, MA-RDT, CCLS
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Intern application is located on website:
Volunteer hours required: 100, or related experience to be determined by reviewing committee
Affiliation with school? Yes
Semesters Available: Fall/Spring/Summer
Other Requirements: Internship in accordance with Child Life Program/Bachelors or Masters Degree Programs in Child Life
Bachelors or Masters accepted

Komansky Center for Children’s Health
New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
525 E. 68^Th St., Rm. F-340
New York NY 10065
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Volunteer hours required before internship: Yes, 100 hours
School Affiliation required: Yes
Do you accept Masters or Bachelors candidates? Both
Which semester internships are offered? All
Additional Requirements: Preference given to students with Child Life course work or volunteer experiences in Child Life setting and relevant course work.

Lincoln Hospital
234 East 149th Street
Bronx, NY 10451
718-579 4721

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Volunteer hours required before internship: N/A
School Affiliation required: N/A
Do you accept Masters or Bachelors candidates? N/A
Which semester internships are offered? N/A
Additional Requirements: N/A

Maimonides Medical Center
4802 Tenth Avenue, Aron 6-Room 625
Brooklyn, New York 11219
www.maimonidesmed.org/Child Life

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Volunteer hours required before internship: Depends on experience
School Affiliation required: Yes
Do you accept Masters or Bachelors candidates? Masters
Which semester internships are offered? Fall and Spring Semester-one year internships
Additional Requirements: Application packet

Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center
Child life Room 3510
Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at WMC
1 Woods Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
www.wcmc.com
www.mariafarerichildrenshospital.wcmc.com

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Volunteer hours required before internship, if yes, how many? 100 hours
Working with children in a hospital setting, preferably volunteering in a Child Life Program
School Affiliation required: Yes
Students must be associated with a school, and must have school support throughout the internship with an advisor making a site visit or communicating with student and Child Life supervisor by phone.
Do you accept Masters or Bachelors candidates? Both
Which semester internships are offered? Fall, Spring
Additional Requirements: Successful completion of a minimum of 10 courses related to child life/child development, child and family studies or closely related courses.

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Child Life Program
1275 York Ave., Rm. C954D
New York, NY 10065
www.mskcc.org/pediatrics

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Volunteer hours required before internship: 100
School Affiliation required: Yes
Do you accept Masters or Bachelors candidates? Masters
Which semester internships are offered? Fall and Spring
Additional requirements: 3.0 GPA, application

Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian
Director and Student Program Coordinator: Toni Millar, MS, CCLS
Child Life, Tower 6, Room 661
3959 Broadway, NY,NY 10032
www.childrensnyp.org/mschony/childlife

Email for internship information: Elizabeth Uhlhorn ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) or Rechelle Porter (email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )
Volunteer hours required before internship: 100
School Affiliation required: Yes
Do you accept Masters or Bachelors candidates? Both
Which semester internships are offered? All
Additional Requirements: Practicum experience prior to applying for CL internship; course work (in addition to CLC required courses) to include "Hospitalized Child"/Family Dynamics classes; Medical Terminology; Physiology

Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital
Send Applications to:
ATTN: Internship Coordinator
The Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department Box 1153
The Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital
1 Gustave L. Levy Place
New York, NY 10029

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Volunteer Hours Required before internship: 100
School Affiliations Required: Yes
Do you accept Bachelor's or Master's candidates? Either
Which Semester Internships are offered? 2 sessions: Winter/Spring and Fall (40 hours/week for 15 weeks)
Additional Requirements:  Applicaton Packet and Interview required

Please note: Affiliation with a college or university for the entirety of the internship is required.  For the most recent internship information, requirements and deadlines, please visit our page at http://www.mschildlife.org/volint.html

New York Hospital Queens
56-45 Main Street, 4N
Flushing, NY 11355
www.nyhq.org

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Volunteer hours required before internship: No
School Affiliation required: Yes
Do you accept Masters or Bachelors candidates? Yes
Which semester internships are offered? All
Additional Requirements:

NYU Langone Medical Center- Acute Care (including NICU, PICU, general pediatrics), Day Surgery, Emergency Department and Outpatient Hematology/Oncology
545 1st Avenue
Greenberg Hall SC1-69
NY NY 10016

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Volunteer hours required before internship: Preferred
School Affiliation required: Yes
Do you accept Masters or Bachelors candidates? Both
Which semester internships are offered? Fall, Spring and Summer
Additional Requirements: Interview- phone or in person

Steven & Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of NY
Child Life and Creative Art Therapies Program CH002
269-01 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY 11040

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Volunteer hours required before internship: 100 hours
School Affiliation required: No, school contract needs to be approved by hospital.
Do you accept Masters or Bachelors candidates? Both
Which semester internships are offered? Fall, Spring and Summer
Additional Requirements: Minimum GPA of 3.0, minimum of 10 courses related to child life

Stonybrook University Medical Center
Child Life Program at SBUH
UH 11 South Room 146
Stonybrook, NY 1194-7111
631-444-3840
www.stonybrookhospital.com/childlife

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Volunteer hours required before internship: N/A
School Affiliation required: N/A
Do you accept Masters or Bachelors candidates? N/A
Which semester internships are offered? N/A
Additional Requirements:

Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital
Child Life Program
SP 7-414 20 York St.
New Haven, CT 06510
www.ynhh.org (link to child life/training site)

Email for internship information: Erin Spaulding, Internship Coordinator, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Volunteer hours required before internship: 50 hours
School Affiliation required: No
Do you accept Masters or Bachelors candidates? Both
Which semester internships are offered? Spring, Summer, Fall
Additional Requirements: Minimum GPA of 3.0, minimum of 10 courses related to child life and a transcript/course review through CLC