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Boston College School of Social Work
Vibrant Programs

Professor Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Professor Stephanie Berzin of the Social Innovation and Leadership Program

A Program for Transformative Social Change

In the entrepreneurial spirit, Professor Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Professor Stephanie Berzin have taken leadership roles in the establishment of a new BCSSW macro program: Social Innovation and Leadership Program and Collaborative (SIL).  More about a Program for Transformative... »

Professor Paul Kline

Re-Imagining Diversity

The Boston College School of Social Work made a historic commitment to infuse cross-cultural training into every single course.  More about Re-Imagining Diversity »

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Ingenious People

Jack Connors

There's Inspiration Everywhere

Jack Connors, business executive and social entrepreneur, believes that there's inspiration everywhere. The best way to teach social entrepreneurship is to help people see, to give them an example of what's possible.  More about There's Inspiration... »

AstraZeneca Hope Lodge, where Bryan Harter, MSW '05, is director

Real Careers Have Curves

If you read between the lines of Bryan Harter's resume, you could say he's been preparing to be a social worker his entire life.  More about Real Careers... »

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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 contact or 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; 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.

Recruitment Fair

March 27, 2015
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Murray Room, 4th Floor, Yawkey Center

If you are interested in having your agency attend, please complete and return the Registration Form (PDF) by March 2, 2015.

  • Recruit new MSW graduates and experienced alumni
  • Publicize your agency and the services offered
  • This year over 30 agencies will participate from all over New England
  • There is no charge for participation

For more information, contact

Jobs Listings

  • Reach current students and more than 7,000 alumni of the  School of Social Work
  • Send job postings to or use the contact information below to mail or fax

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 222
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Phone: 617-552-4035
Fax: 617-552-3666