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From the Field:
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Geoffrey Cushner, MSW '05, is Director of Case Management Services at Centro, which provides the point of contact for the growing population of refugees in the central parts of the Commonwealth.  Read more on the Blog »

From the Field:
Brian Gonsalves, MSW '92

Boston Green Academy

Brian Gonsalves, MSW '92, is responsible for addressing “anything that happens outside of the classroom in order to ensure success within it.” In short, he works to manage student behaviors that may get in the way of learning.  Read more on the Blog »




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DOVE "believes that all people have the right to live without fear of abuse" and works to provide support services to survivors of domestic and dating violence. Read more on the Blog »



Boston Medical Center

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Cindy Gordon, MSW '93, is tasked with supervising a team of more than 27 clinicians and interns who work in the adult behavioral health and emergency departments at BMC.  Read more on the Blog »


Field Placement Application

Application Instructions

  1. Have an electronic copy of your latest resume ready in Microsoft Word.
  2. Review the Field Placement Information Sheet (PDF), which includes important considerations about the matching process and agency assignments. This sheet is also posted on the first page of the application.
  3. Answer all questions in the application, upload your resume, and click "Submit" before you log out or your answers will be lost.
  4. After you finish and submit the form, you will be emailed a confirmation receipt.
  5. You can log back into your application to edit and/or upload a new resume.
Begin the Field Placement Application »

As part of the placement process, your resume will be provided to agency personnel to review your experience and qualifications before a placement interview is scheduled.

If you have questions, please contact the Field Education department at or 617-552-4027.

Agency Matches

Students at Boston College School of Social Work receive professional training from hundreds of organizations in New England. See the Field Agency Database to search current field placement agencies by region, specialized practice method, practice type, and population. The agency listings represent the broad range of practicum opportunities available but are subject to change as staffing and programming change.