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Children's Mercy Hospital is committed to providing an established, competitive and highly sought after child life practicum and accredited internship program offering comprehensive, competency based, and hands-on opportunities for students to develop clinical skills and build a solid foundation to begin a career in child life.

The Nutrition Services department at Children’s Mercy offers dietetic internships to students from universities that have a student affiliation agreement with the hospital.

The Hearing and Speech Department is committed to graduate level clinical education in pediatric audiology and speech-language pathology. We offer clinic practicum rotations in both disciplines.

Learn more about Masters and Certificate programs available for health care-related fields at Children's Mercy, including Bioethics, Clinical Research, Bioinformatics, and Health Education.

The Music Therapy Internship Program at Children's Mercy is committed to providing a quality learning experience that will enable the student to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to be an effective professional music therapist in a pediatric health care environment.

The Children’s Mercy Clinical Pharmacy Intern Program is designed to allow currently enrolled pharmacy students to grow professionally and academically while being immersed in a clinical hospital pharmacy experience.

Each quarter, Children’s Mercy offers a meaningful opportunity for college students or college graduates to enhance their nonprofit education and experience with a top Philanthropy team at a premier nonprofit through an unpaid internship.

Children's Mercy provides a medical interpreter practicum and training program offering comprehensive, hands-on opportunities for students to develop clinical skills and build a foundation for a career as a medical interpreter.

The Social Work Department at Children’s Mercy has a long history of supporting social work education and is committed to providing quality field instruction for Masters of Social Work (MSW) advanced-level clinical and administrative students.

Contact Education

Graduate Medical Education 

   (816) 234-1693



Brie Cantrell
Observership Coordinator 

  (816) 701-4520


Allied Health 

   (816) 302-1517