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At Lurie Children's, we treat the whole child, practicing family-centered-care. 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 Children's Services Department. Learn more about our music therapists.
To be considered for the music therapy internship, you must have the following:
Completed all undergraduate, equivalency or graduate-level coursework from an accredited music therapy program
A letter from your academic director verifying your eligibility for the internship. For more information on approved academic programs, please visit the American Music Therapy Association
A minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or a "B" average or better)
Documented music therapy practicum experience
How to Apply
The application and all required documents for internships are due as follows:
September 2024 Internship: February 1st application deadline
Lurie Children’s and the intern's school will sign a contract defining mutual rights and responsibilities. The contract will be sent upon acceptance to the internship program. The music therapy internship director will work with the intern's school to communicate progress as required. Acceptance is contingent upon an agreement between the school and Lurie Children’s.