Intern & Practicum Students

Exceptional Care for Children (ECC) has working relationships with several colleges and universities both in Delaware and through the Mid-Atlantic region.

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PARTICIPATION RESTRICTIONS

For the health and safety of our residents, volunteers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Volunteer Opportunities

FAQs

We have unpaid internship and practicum opportunities in the following departments (availability varies by semester):

  • Play Therapy
  • Business Development
  • Child Advocacy
  • Dietetics (limited to the University of Delaware)

FAQs

How Do I Apply?

If you are interested in an Internship or Practicum with Exceptional Care for Children, please send your resume and letter of interest to Emily Holcombe

What Is The Interview Process?


Applicants will be scheduled for a first interview and facility tour with our Volunteer Coordinator. Final candidates will be scheduled for a second interview with the appropriate Department Head.

Do You Offer Shadowing Or Student Opportunities In Occupational Therapy?


Unfortunately, we do not offer any shadowing, volunteer or student opportunities in our Therapy Department.

Do You Offer Shadowing Or Student Opportunities In Physical Therapy?


Yes! We offer half day shadowing options for prospective Physical Therapy students. Please send a letter of interest to Emily Holcombe eholcombe@exceptionalcare.org .

Do You Offer Shadowing Or Student Opportunities In Speech Language Pathology?


Unfortunately, we do not offer any shadowing, volunteer or student opportunities in our Therapy Department.

How Do I Learn More?


Don’t hesitate to contact Emily Holcombe with any other questions.

How Do I Apply?

If you are interested in an Internship or Practicum with Exceptional Care for Children, please send your resume and letter of interest to Emily Holcombe

What Is The Interview Process?


Applicants will be scheduled for a first interview and facility tour with our Volunteer Coordinator. Final candidates will be scheduled for a second interview with the appropriate Department Head.

Do You Offer Shadowing Or Student Opportunities In Occupational Therapy?


Unfortunately, we do not offer any shadowing, volunteer or student opportunities in our Therapy Department.

Do You Offer Shadowing Or Student Opportunities In Physical Therapy?


Yes! We offer half day shadowing options for prospective Physical Therapy students. Please send a letter of interest to Emily Holcombe eholcombe@exceptionalcare.org .

Do You Offer Shadowing Or Student Opportunities In Speech Language Pathology?


Unfortunately, we do not offer any shadowing, volunteer or student opportunities in our Therapy Department.

How Do I Learn More?


Don’t hesitate to contact Emily Holcombe with any other questions.