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Child Life practicum

We are excited to communicate with you about Cook Children's practicum experience. This program provides students an opportunity to become more familiar with the field of child life and the needs of hospitalized children and youth. The following is information about this program.

Attention: Cook Children's is not offering the child life practicum for the summer 2016 semester (January 19 deadline). We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for understanding.

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Applicant requirements

Application information

Program information and requirements

Practicum application deadlines


Application must be postmarked by:

Initial offers will be made to students on:

Student must accept position by:

Winter/Spring September 19 4th Tuesday of October The Wednesday after
Summer January 19 4th Tuesday of February The Wednesday after
Fall May 19 4th Tuesday of June The Wednesday after

**In the event that the application deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the next business day will become the deadline.

Additional information


Please email us at or contact Linsey Hammon at 682-885-4504.

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