For Students

Why Intern at Nicklaus Children's Hospital?

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding opportunity where you’ll receive:

  • Hands on experience
  • Collaboration with highly regarded professionals in the medical field
  • Possible hiring opportunities after internship completion
  • An internship among one of the top Children’s Hospitals in the nation

Then Nicklaus Children's Hospital is the place for you!

At Nicklaus Children's Hospital you‘ll be encouraged to think creatively, share your ideas and prove your determination for success!

Tell us what type of student you are:

High School Students

Please explore our Volunteer and Community Service Opportunities.

Nursing Students

All nursing students entering Nicklaus Children's Hospital must be currently enrolled in a nursing program. These include: Nursing Anesthesiology, Nursing Practicum, Registered Nursing, Nursing Practitioner, Nursing (BS, MS, Ph.D).  Learn about the program requirements.

Undergraduate/Graduate Clinical Students

All students enrolled and majoring in Allied Health Fields and/or other healthcare fields where an internship is a graduation requirement. These may include: Radiology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Language, Pathology, Paramedics, EMT, Psychology, Audiology, Pharmacy, Sonography, Histotechnology, Respiratory Techs,  Phlebotomy, etc. Learn about Becoming an Intern.

General Students

All students enrolled and majoring in non-patient contact fields of study:  These include:  Business Administration; Public Relations; Health Care Administration. Not available to high school students. Learn about Becoming an Intern.



Child Life Students

Students interested in the Child Life Practicum and Internship Programs must apply via the Child Life Student Academic Coordinator. 

Music Therapy Students

Music therapy practicum opportunities are available at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital for University of Miami students pursuing a bachelor’s or equivalency degree in Music Therapy each Fall & Spring.  Music therapy internship opportunities will be available at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital for University of Miami students pursuing a Music Therapy degree, beginning in Summer 2018. Learn about the program requirements.

Medical Residency & Fellowships

Students interested in residency programs, fellowships and undergraduate medical education must apply by the guidelines specified by each program: