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School of Social Work

Field Education

Our goal is for you to successfully secure the placement that will take your social work experience to the next level! Here’s what to expect.

1. Schedule a field briefing appointment

We meet with each student individually so you can guide the field placement process.

2. Field Application

Prior to meeting with us please complete your field application.

3. Résumé

Please email your résumé to Once you select your placement we will send your résumé to your field supervisor. Please visit Career Development for résumé help. We suggest you create or update your LinkedIn page, too.

4. Meeting

We will meet with you prior to each internship. You’ll leave the meeting with 3-5 placement options to call for interviews.

5. Interview

You make the call! For professional interview attire and tips please check out our Pinterest.

6. Select & Confirm a Placement

Congratulations!! Once you secure your placement please complete the field confirmation form and you’re ready to start!

Questions? E-mail Sarah Brown or Janine Speiser at