Child Life Services at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals offers a hands-on practicum for students considering a career as a child life specialist. The practicum is available at both our San Francisco and Oakland campuses.

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

Child Life Services also offers an internship to prepare child life students for a career in the field.

Application information for: