Child Life Services at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals offers a hands-on, 600-hour internship program to prepare students for a career as a child life specialist. The program is available at both our San Francisco and Oakland campuses.

Participants must meet several requirements to qualify for the internship. The application process differs depending on whether you're applying for an internship at our San Francisco or Oakland campus. Please see below for details.

Child Life Services also offers a practicum for those considering a career as a child life specialist.