Quality education is inseparable from our quality patient care. Lurie Children's is the pediatric teaching hospital for Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Learn more about our internship and externship opportunities below.
Art Therapy Internship
The art therapy internship is 24 hours/week, Monday through Friday, fulfilling the requirements of the American Art Therapy Association.
Child life internship opportunities are available during the academic year and the summer. Two internship offerings are available to interested students. Interns complete 600 clinical hours during both of the below internship offerings. This is an unpaid internship.
As a music therapy intern, you are part of a team that plays an integral role in a child's healing process. You are directly supervised by board-certified music therapists through the hospital's Family Services Department.
Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Summer Research Intern Program
The Division of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine is seeking undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in an educational experience designed for the intern to learn more about clinical research in orthopaedics and sports medicine.
Recreation therapists (RT) provide five hours of programming, seven days a week on the inpatient psychiatric unit. Patients are assessed and provided treatment to improve socialization, leisure functioning and community reintegration.