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Child Life Student Opportunities

Our child life specialists work with kids and families to make their visit to the medical center easier and more comfortable.

Feeling sick, getting injured, being in strange surroundings, experiencing painful procedures, changes in routine and separation from family and friends can all add up to stress and anxiety for a child or teenager. Child Life staff members recognize that hospitalized children still need opportunities to just be kids. They help children and families cope with a hospital experience by providing emotional and developmental support, giving honest information geared to the child's level of understanding and providing fun activities.

The Child Life program at Cook Children's supports unique opportunities for child life students.

Child Life Workshop
Child Life Practicum
Child Life Internships
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Child Life Summer Student Volunteer Program

Pharmacy Student Opportunities

The Cook Children's post-graduate, year one residency program offers residents an opportunity to develop clinical pharmacy practice skills in a challenging and progressive environment.

Cook Children's Pharmacy residency

Respiratory Student Opportunities

Respiratory therapists at Cook Children's Medical Center work as part of a multi-professional team to provide quality care to neonatal and pediatric patients. Respiratory therapists care for patients experiencing breathing problems and cardiopulmonary disorders.

Respiratory Therapists