Field education is the cornerstone of a successful social work practice. This program provides students a supervised and supportive learning opportunity where they can master and synthesize social work knowledge, values and skills. We work closely with community agencies and organizations to ensure that real-world experience complements classroom theory and research. Our goal is to facilitate the mastery of competencies and practice behaviors that support a successful social work career.


Become a field education site

Field education sites provide rich learning opportunities for our students who bring the latest social work thinking and research to their positions. Please complete the Agency/Field Instructor Interest Form to find out more.

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Exploring BIPOC food justice

MSW student Olivia Jacobs was ready to study food justice and build links between Black and Indigenous urban farmers in Washington state and British Columbia as part of her field education placement. Then the pandemic closed the border. 

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