Field Internships

Field internship settings include:

  • State social services
  • Community mental health
  • School social work
  • Medical social work
  • Immigration and refugee resettlement
  • Veteran services
  • Housing and employment initiatives
  • Criminal justice
  • Residential treatment
  • Advocacy and civil rights organizations
  • Services for elderly and disabled persons
  • Domestic violence intervention and support
  • Faith-based initiatives
  • Global relief

Internship Details

The MSW program includes internships in social service agencies and programs that match the students’ choice of concentration and their professional interests.

Onsite supervisors with graduate degrees from accredited social work programs will supervise internships. Each intern will also have a faculty field supervisor and will take part in a faculty-led internship seminar concurrent with the internship.

Advanced Standing students will complete one nine-month supervised internship with a minimum of 600 hours.

Two-year students will complete two nine-month supervised internships, one each year. The internship during the first year will be at least 480 hours, and the internship the second year will be at least 600 hours, for a total of at least 1,080 hours of supervised internship during the program.