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Child Life Fellow

Posting ID 112592
Department UI Children's Hospital/UIHC
Jobcode Intern(Non-Student)
Working Title Child Life Fellow

University of Iowa SteadFamilyChildren’s Hospital Child Life Program is pleased to offer a fellowship opportunity to qualified candidates seeking experience with the pediatric hematology-oncology patient population. The University of Iowa Dance Marathon Child Life Fellowship offers an advanced learning, entry-level child life experience to a college graduate who has completed a minimum 480-hour Child Life internship. The fellowship is limited to a one-year appointment beginning August 1, 2018 through July 31, 2019.

The UIDM Child Life Fellowship provides a stipend plus employee health and dental insurance for a full-time, 12-month (avg. 40-hours/week) placement. Hands-on clinical experience, training, and supervision are provided as part of the fellowship experience.

University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital has been dedicated to meeting the health care needs of children and families since 1919. As Iowa’s only comprehensive children’s hospital, we provide care for children from birth to young adulthood. Services range from promoting wellness to the care of general childhood illness, surgery, traumatic injuries, life-threatening and chronic illnesses, and developmental disabilities. As part of an academic medical center, UI SteadFamilyChildren’s Hospital also performs groundbreaking research to help solve the mysteries of childhood diseases, in addition to training the next generation of health care professionals.

Minimum requirements for the clinical fellowship

  • A Bachelors’ degree in child life or related field

  • Successful completion of a minimum 480-hour child life clinical internship under the supervision of a certified child life specialist

  • Eligibility to sit for the child life certification exam


To apply for the UIDM Child Life Fellowship please complete the application form and all required supporting documents to::

Phone: 3193562376
Application Instructions To apply for the UIDM Child Life Fellowship please complete the application form online ( and all required supporting documents to Gwen Senio with the posting ID in the subject line.

Ad Start Date 05/16/2018
Ad End Date 05/30/2018