Field Education in Social Work

You’ll develop professional skills and competence in practice.

Field education teaches students to apply the theory and knowledge learned in the classroom to social work practice in agency settings. You’ll work directly in human service agencies—with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities.

All internships are assigned by the field education department, and you are expected to comply with the policies and procedures of the department as noted in the BSW & MSW Field Course Manual (PDF).

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Field Education Overview

Learn about fieldwork requirements, agency affiliations, and the application process.

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Field Instruction Calendar

Important dates and deadlines for your field education

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Agency Requests for Students

We have a long, positive history of student field placements.

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For further information, please contact:

Office of Field Education
p – 516.877.4375