Apply for the Internship

Application Deadlines

Cincinnati Children's Hospital follows the deadlines guidelines set forth by the Association of Child Life Professionals intern application and acceptance dates.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access (DEIA) Student Scholarship

We strongly encourage students of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply to the internship program. We offer a DEIA Student Scholarship opportunity alongside the internship. For more information, please click here: DEIA Student Scholarship.


We eagerly await the opportunity to train highly motivated and qualified students and invite you to apply.

Download the Cincinnati Children's Child Life Internship Application Manual

Please complete the following items and email them to the address listed below.

  1. The Association of Child Life Professionals Common Child Life Internship Application: for assistance with this application, use the Internship Readiness Common Application Guide.
  2. Additional Essays: Please answer the following questions with examples of interactions, experiences, or observations that focus on diversity, equity, inclusion, and/or accessibility (DEIA).
    a. How have you been impacted by DEIA?
    b. How do you foresee integrating DEIA into your interactions with patients, families, and staff in the medical setting?

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