The Occupational Therapy Capstone Experience at Lurie Children’s offers a challenging and exciting opportunity to complete your pediatric capstone experience. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, a strong team player and have a strong desire for a career as a pediatric occupational therapist.
Completion of Level II Fieldwork rotation in a pediatric setting is required.
Application Deadline: September 30, 2023
Capstones rotation for 2024 and 2025
Overview and Goals of the Capstone Experience
The purpose of this capstone is to teach, mentor and train future pediatric occupational therapists
The capstone experience may take place at our Streeterville facility, Lincoln Park, Westchester, Northbrook, New Lenox, and/or Grayslake Outpatient Centers.
The student will need access to a vehicle to travel to the satellite locations.
Goals and Expectations for Capstone Experience
The overarching goal for the student is to develop experience, confidence, and growth in their pediatric occupational therapy skills.
The expectation from Lurie Children’s Occupational Therapy staff is that the student will:
Arrive at the capstone experience on time, properly attired and motivated to learn.
Provide high quality service to all of our patients and families.
Have a high level of commitment to the capstone experience and to be willing to take an active role in making the most of this experience to maximize their learning potential.
Try their best in all situations and to admit when he or she may need additional guidance or support.
Be willing and motivated to listen to feedback and suggestions from their preceptors and to also be able to respond respectfully when a difference of opinion arises
In return, the student can expect to receive respect, constructive feedback, growth in their clinical and professional skills and an amazing clinical experience.
The electronic application will include the following:
Contact information of placement coordinator at your university