Interested in becoming a child life specialist? There are currently four programs in Arizona offering internship and/or practicum experiences. Program information is listed below for your convenience. 

Cardon Children's Medical Center at Banner Desert Medical Center
Becca Propp

480-412-7815
Tracey Hawkins
480-412-7633
1400 S. Dobson Rd.
Mesa, AZ 85202
Rebecca.propp@bannerhealth.com
tracey.hawkins@bannerhealth.com
ER, PICU, OR, Oncology, Radiology, Adult care
Offered: F, Spr, Su
Click here for Internship Requirements & Application
Thank you for expressing interest in a Child Life Internship at Banner Cardon Children's Medical Center. Due to temporary staffing reduction, our Child Life Department is unable to accept an intern until further notice. We hope to continue our internship program in the future and appreciate your interest!


Phoenix Area Collaborative Internship (PAC-5)

Annie Bordal
602-234-6700

abordal@hov.org
Exposure to Five Facilities & Eight Specialty Areas
Offered: F, Spr
Click here for internship requirements & common CLC internship application

NOT accepting intern candidates for Spring 2017

Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Jena Collins
602-933-1038
1919 E. Thomas Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85016
jcollins1@phoenixchildrens.com
Inpatient, PICU, ED/Trauma, OR, Radiology, Outpatient Clinics
Internship & Practicum Offered: F & Spr

Tucson Medical Center

Internship Coordinator: Amy Fregonese
Practicum Coordinator: Nikki Zucker
520-324-1154
5301 E. Grant Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85712
amy.fregonese@tmcaz.com
nichole.zucker@tmcaz.com
Surgery, Peds Inpatients, PICU, Radiology, Peds ED
Internship Offered: F, Spr
Practicum Offered: Su

Arizona Child Life Internship Programs.

Many internship programs follow the ACLP recommended common internship application deadlines. Please visit the ACLP website for important dates. Deadlines may vary by program, so it is important to confirm dates with each internship site.

All Child Life Intern Supervisors are professionally certified by the Child Life Certifying Committee and have more than 4,000 paid clinical hours as a Certified Child Life Specialist.

Internships

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