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The Boston College School of Social Work continues to be a strong feeder for the Harvard Kennedy School’s Rappaport Institute, as this year, two MSW students were awarded prestigious summer public policy fellowships. It’s the third straight year that BCSSW has been represented among the Rappaport cohort, and perhaps most strikingly, BCSSW’s student fellows are the first and only ever Rappaport Institute fellows to come from social work programs. Read more on the Blog »

Peace Corps Alumnus Comes to BCSSW to Prepare for a Career in Higher Ed


Second–year MSW candidate Jeffrey Sierra is spending the 2016-2017 academic year as an esteemed Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Minority Fellow. In this Q&A with Innovate, he discusses what the fellowship entails, past experiences in City Year and the Peace Corps that helped to prepare him for Boston College, and his hopes for the future. Read more on the Blog »


Career Resources

Boston College School of Social Work alumni and students may access our job listings database (login required) to view postings. We offer a wide range of events, including job search workshops, alumni networking, a career day, and a recruitment fair.

Our resources cover a variety of services, including resume review, career development, job searching, and networking, including resources and tips specifically for graduating students. We work closely with the BCSSW Alumni Association to connect students and alumni.

Online Career Services resources are available on Canvas through "Social Work Central" and alumni networking is available through BCSSW's LinkedIn group. Individual counseling appointments are also available.

BC Social Work students, alumni, and employers may also access services provided by the Boston College Career Center.

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