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CHOA Internship

CHOA is hiring applicants for the internship program. The organization is accredited by the Association of Child Life Professionals (ALCP). The company offers the internship program three times a year to qualified candidates. The selected applicant will rotate through two different fields at two of the company’s hospital campuses during the experience. Both outpatient and inpatient opportunities will be offered each semester to the student. The internship program is 40 hours each week and the applicant is required to commit 15 weeks. The best part of the internship program is that the company accepts the application of both accredited and non-accredited students. The student applying for the internship program must be at least 18 years old. The candidate must be a graduate or must be in the final year of their graduate or undergraduate program with a keen interest in child development or a closely related subject.

The hired intern will be asked to perform some of the essential tasks. All the tasks assigned to the student will be done under the guidance of the senior professional. The selected candidate must complete the association of child life professionals’ course review through the eligibility assessment and must have the documented verification of a minimum of 10 approved courses. The right choice for the company is someone who possesses prior working experience. The applicant must be hard-working, resourceful, and innovative. The company intends to hire someone who loves to work independently or with less guidance. The student must work very hard to gain the related work experience. The company provides everything one needs to grow in the career and professionally as the student will gain practical working experience. The appropriate choice for the company is someone who must be experienced working under the guidance of the child life specialist in a healthcare setting.

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta or CHOA commonly referred to as Children’s, is a not-for-profit healthcare system of children that is located in the Atlanta area and dedicated to caring for infants, young adults, children, and teens throughout Georgia. CHOA is formed in 1998 when Egleston Children’s Health Care System and Scottish Rite Medical Center came together in becoming one of the largest pediatric systems in the United States. The organization in 2006 was assumed responsibility for the management of services at Hughes Spalding Children’s Hospital growing the system of three hospitals.

Benefits

The company intends to provide a calm and composed working environment for the student. The program is open for both accredited and non-accredited programs and this is the best benefits one can get. The student also gets paid time off, sick leaves, and much more.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with the basic needs of children.
  • Encourage children’s emotional, social, language, and physical development skills.
  • Assist teachers in implementing a curriculum based on emotional and social literacy and skills.
  • Screening all the reports.
  • Brainstorm the ideas.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Internship Eligibility

  • The age required for the program is 18 years.
  • The candidate must be a graduate or must be in the final year of their graduate or undergraduate program with a keen interest in child development or a closely related subject.
  • The applicant must be hard-working, resourceful, and innovative.
  • The appropriate choice for the company is someone who must be experienced working under the guidance of the child life specialist in a healthcare setting.
  • The selected candidate must complete the association of child life professionals’ course review through the eligibility assessment and must have the documented verification of a minimum of 10 approved courses.
  • The best part of the internship program is that the company accepts the application of both accredited and non-accredited students.

Location

The company intends to provide an internship program in the United States. The company will gain experience while working in the company.

Duration of Internship

The company is providing the internship program for 15 weeks and the student needs to commit 40 hours per week to the company.

How to Apply

The student must fill out the ACLP Common Child Life Internship Application and send the mail. The applicant needs to fill out the form very carefully and must make sure that all the details entered must be correct.

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