Field Practicum

Jun 26, 2018

Stories that Inspire Us: Deaf, Non-Traditional, Working Mother and Grandmother Earns BSW

For many traditional first-year students and incoming transfer students, their  most pressing concerns are figuring out the NC State Wolfline schedule and distinguishing one brick building from the endless rows of seemingly identical brick buildings. When Lisa Fowler arrived on […]

May 18, 2017

First-Generation BSW Graduate Uses Multi-Faceted Lens in Work With Older Adults

Grace Lee, a spring 2017 graduate of the NC State Department of Social Work’s BSW Program was interviewed for our 2017 annual newsletter. Read her interview below to learn more about her study abroad experience in South Korea, life as […]

May 18, 2017

Social Work Alumni Highlight: Casey Mackey

Casey Mackey, a graduate of the NC State Department of Social Work’s BSW Program (Class of 2015) was interviewed for our 2017 annual newsletter alumni highlight. Mackey, originally from Reidsville, NC, currently resides in Raleigh, NC where he works for the Hope Center […]

May 3, 2017  |  PERSONAL #STATEMENT: JENNIFER MATHURIN

PERSONAL #STATEMENT: JENNIFER MATHURIN

Click here to read 2017 Social Work BSW Graduate and women’s basketball player, Jennifer Mathurin’s Personal #Statement

Feb 7, 2017

Record Turnout for the Department of Social Work’s 2017 Volunteer/Career Fair!

On Monday, January 23, 2017 the Department of Social Work held its bi-annual Annual Volunteer/Career Fair. Students and faculty gathered in the Caldwell Lounge to meet the various representatives in order to discuss volunteer opportunities, possible field practicum placement and […]

Feb 24, 2016

2016 Volunteer/Career Fair

On February 23rd, 2016 the Department of Social Work held our Annual Volunteer/Career Fair. A total of 15 agencies participated in the event held in Caldwell Hall. Students and faculty from various disciplines in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences were […]

Apr 30, 2015

Bachelor of Social Work at NC State Field Experience: A Conversation with Professor Barbara Zelter

In early April, BSW Field Instructor Barbara Zelter, was kind enough to answer some questions about her role as a BSW field instructor: Can you speak to the value of field experience in a BSW education? As with the MSW program, […]

May 5, 2014

My Manchester Adventure: A Social Work Field Placement Abroad

Social work major Ana Lima shares her perspectives on studying abroad. She worked to create NC State's first field placement and class schedule for an international social work student at Manchester Metropolitan University in England,where she is spending her final semester as an undergraduate. She shares the joys and challenges, saying she wouldn't trade her experiences for anything in the world.