This internship is available to students who have completed undergraduate coursework at an American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)-approved school and are cleared to begin internship by their academic director. The student will need to have experiences at the undergraduate / graduate (basic) level so that these competencies (listed below) can be practiced, nurtured, fostered and matured: (From the AMTA competencies —Operational definitions of Competency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, adapted from Landaker, M.J., 2007.) An audition and interview is required to evaluate the student on these competencies. Students are not expected to be adept in every area of the following: