Mary Cariola Children’s Center has been training the next generation of professionals through internships for more than 20 years. Nearly 60 students representing 22 colleges in five states come through our doors each year for internships lasting from a few days to a full year. If you are interested in internship positions, please contact us at

Music Therapy Internship

Music Therapy is, motivating, rewarding and FUN!  Music Therapy at Mary Cariola Children’s Center is all that and more.

Our Music Therapy program, serves students from age 3-21. Whether it’s a group or individual music session, a co-treat, a chime choir practice or garage band performance, our Music Therapists are always on the go, keeping the beat for 450 children and youth with complex disabilities.

Students completing an internship as a Music Therapist can expect to gain hands-on experience with students of all ages who have a wide variety of functioning levels and abilities. Interns will be given the opportunity to learn and develop therapy skills, leading individual, group, large ensembles (choir, chime choir, garage band) as well as adapted music lessons.