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Boston College School of Social Work
BCSSW Alumni Fulfill Prestigious Catholic Relief Services Fellowships in Africa

Jack Connors

Two recent BC Social Work alumni were awarded Catholic Relief Services (CRS) International Development Fellowships designed to further train those individuals interested in pursuing careers in global relief. Those alumni were Ashlen Nimmo, โ€™16, who recently completed her 10-month fellowship in Abuja, Nigeria, and Maya Perlmann, โ€™17, who this August will embark upon her work in Cairo, Egypt. Read more on the blog ยป

For Employers

For Employers


The Career Services Office is interested in partnering with employers to address your recruiting needs. Some of the ways we can work together include recruitment fairs, job listings, and employer visits. Please email Career Services or call 617-552-4035 to discuss how we can develop an ongoing plan to meet your organization's hiring needs.

Program Overview

MSW students at Boston College School of Social Work focus in clinical or macro practice and specialize in a concentration that combines two years of field work, skills based advanced policy and practice courses in these specific areas:

Dual degree programs are also offered:

  • MSW/MBA with Boston College Graduate School of Management
  • MSW/JD with Boston College Law School
  • MSW/MA in Pastoral Ministry with Boston College School of Theology and Ministry

Certificate Programs
Eight certificate options are offered in the areas of Child Welfare; Latino Leadership; Management; Neuroscience & Social Work; Policy & Community Organizing; Refugees & Immigrants; School Social Work; Trauma; and Veterans & Military Families.

Latino Leadership Initiative
Looking for bilingual, culturally aware job candidates?

To better prepare students to work with this diverse population, Boston College School of Social Work established a Latino Leadership Initiative (LLI) program within the MSW program. The LLI bolsters students' linguistic and cultural competencies to work with Latino communities in the U.S. and abroad. A set of foundation and method courses are taught in Spanish.

BC Social Services Recruitment Fair

March 16, 2018
11:00 a.m.โ€“3:30 p.m.
Yawkey Center, Murray Room, 4th floor

This year the Boston College Career Center, School of Social Work and Lynch School Counseling Program have combined efforts to better serve employers looking to connect with a diverse and talented group of students and alumni committed to socials service careers.  Through the 2018 Social Services Recruitment Fair, employers can engage with students and alumni from our Master of Social Work and MA in Mental Health Counseling programs.  

Undergraduate students are welcome to attend the last hour of the fair from 2:30-3:30.

Please register by March 1, 2018

Jobs Listings

Employer Visit

If you are interested in coming to campus to hold an information session or interviews, please contact the Career Services Office.

Contact Us

Boston College
School of Social Work
Cindy Snell
Director, BCSSW Career Services
McGuinn Hall 106L
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Phone: 617-552-4035
Fax: 617-552-3666