My Courses
LER Logo
LER Español

Clinical Lactation Internship Programs: 500 Hour and 100 Hour

100 Hour Internship

If you have a good deal of clinical lactation management practice or have recently certified as an IBCLC and would like to validate and enhance your clinical skills, the 100-hour program is for you. This program is specifically for professionals who just want to increase their experience in an area where they do not have experience, such as a NICU nurse who wants experience with out-patient, older healthy babies.

$1000 USD tuition.

500-Hour Pathway 3 Clinical Internship

If you are new to the field of lactation management and would like to qualify for the IBLCE exam by Pathway 3, the 500-hour program offers a wide range of clinical experiences working with experienced lactation consultants.

$2000 USD tuition.

Requirements:

  • 95 lactation education hours completed prior to start. To ensure that your education is appropriate for a clinical setting, please note we can only accept students that have completed all or a significant portion of their training through Lactation Education Resources.
  • $200 non-refundable internship pre-registration due once hospital agrees to take intern.
  • $1800 remaining balance due in one lump sum at beginning of internship or 5 equal payments to be completed before the end of your internship.
  • Complete and submit the Intern Pre-Registration Form ONLY when you have established a clinical site with the director.
  • Once agreement is set up, complete the Intern Application Form.
  • Once agreement is set up, complete the Background Check Form (extra fees charged).
  • Internships must be completed within 12 months.
Healthcare staff with mom and baby

Requirements:

  • 95 lactation education hours completed prior to start. To ensure that your education is appropriate for a clinical setting, please note we can only accept students that have completed all or a significant portion of their training through Lactation Education Resources.
  • $200 non-refundable internship pre-registration due once hospital agrees to take intern.
  • $1800 remaining balance due in one lump sum at beginning of internship or 5 equal payments to be completed before the end of your internship.
  • Complete and submit the Intern Pre-Registration Form ONLY when you have established a clinical site with the director.
  • Once agreement is set up, complete the Intern Application Form.
  • Once agreement is set up, complete the Background Check Form (extra fees charged).
  • Internships must be completed within 12 months.
Lactation Education Resources will work with you in facilitating an internship at an existing hospital setting or guiding you through the process of finding a local internship site close to home when possible. Our clinical internship director will work with your clinical site's education department to establish an affiliation agreement between the hospital and our school.
Please contact our internship director, Amy Black, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for assistance in finding / establishing a hospital setting internship. Important Internships are subject to approval by the IBLCE as well as the clinical site IBCLCs.
*IMPORTANT: Internships are subject to approval by the IBLCE as well as the IBCLC(s) at the clinical site. Interviews are required at each site to determine the suitability of the candidate, internship schedules and expectations for each specific site. We are here to facilitate internships for students in hospital settings but cannot guarantee placement. Internships are currently only available in the United States.

Contact Us

712 Childs Point Road, Annapolis, MD 21401 | Tel (443)203-8553 | Fax (410)648-2570 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We recommend the use of Google Chrome and Safari web browsers.

Copyright © Lactation Education Resources. All Rights Reserved.