Family & Child Life Opportunities

Children’s National Health System offers comprehensive internship and externship programs in Child Life Services, neuropsychology, and psychology. Our internship and externship programs are intensive, clinically based programs that offer students hands on experience delivering the highest quality of care designed with kids in mind.

Social Work Internship program

Having benefited from a diverse range of student placement experiences during our own education, we recognize the commitment to social work students as the future of our profession.

Child Life Services Practicum Program

Children's National offers a Child Life Practicum Program to individuals who are interested in becoming a certified child life specialist with academic training in the fields of child life, child development, early childhood education, psychology, and other related disciplines.

Child Life Services Shadow Program

Children’s National offers a Child Life Services Shadow Program for individuals 18 years and older that are interested in learning more about the field of child life.