Category Archives: Field Work

UNC SSW alumnae all over town!

Recently I was talking with one of the therapists at my field placement about why she chose UNC School of Social Work for graduate school.  UNC SSW grads can be found all over the organization where I’m interning – and … Continue reading

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Wearing My Intern Hat

This week marks one month in my generalist field placement. Unlike many of my classmates, I haven’t spent these past four weeks learning my way around a new agency…because I’m interning with my employer!  My path to the Triangle Distance … Continue reading

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Your UNC MSW will open a world of possibilities

At the UNC School of Social Work, a variety of placements are available to students no matter their interests, or what they think are their interests. If you’re interested in an MSW, chances are you know that social work is … Continue reading

Posted in Field Work, Outside of the classroom

In the “FIELD” of discovery…

Year two as a UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student has begun! I am watching all of my peers from my social work cohort making strides towards their career goals through their second-year field placement (aka internship). As a dual-degree student, my … Continue reading

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The suprising and subtle joys of being an intern

This week, I have internships on the brain.  As I’m delving into my new second year internship at Carolina Outreach with an ACT (Assertive Community Treatment) Team in Durham, I’m still saying my last goodbyes to my first-year internship.  In … Continue reading

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Accomplishments in Field

Field education constantly tests your limits, stretches your skills, and puts you in settings where you can learn about yourself as well as about how different agencies work. One of the biggest projects I completed this semester at my field … Continue reading

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Getting Around Town

Our most recent winter storm reminded me of the first time I faced North Carolina in the snow. I was back in Maryland for a visit when a snow storm hit the east coast and dusted the region with 3-4 … Continue reading

Posted in Field Work, In the Classroom, Outside of the classroom