Field Internships

The MSW program includes internships in social service agencies and programs.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
  • Human trafficking trauma informed services
  • Advocacy and civil rights organizations
  • Services for elderly and disabled persons
  • Domestic violence intervention and support
  • Faith-based initiatives
  • Global relief
  • Adoption Services

Internship Details

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

MSW level supervision is provided for all students. 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 560 hours. (an average of 20 hours per/week over the course of 14 weeks each semester)

Two-year students will complete two nine-month supervised internships, one each year. The internship during the first year will be at least 448 hours, and the internship the second year will be at least 560 hours, for a total of at least 1,008 hours of supervised internship during the program. (an average of 16 hours per/week over the course of 14 weeks each semester foundation year, and 20 hours per/week during the concentration year)