International Field Placement

Dominican University is one of the first GSSW programs in the nation to offer a globally focused, family-centered concentration in its master’s of social work program.

The purpose of the international field placement is to provide students an opportunity to experience social work practice in a different culture and environment thus increasing their cultural competency when working with diverse clients. The international field placement is intended to increase a student's knowledge and understanding of how clients are impacted by local and global events providing real world hands-on training that address the social needs as it pertains to different cultures.

Aguascalientes, Mexico

Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes
Urban and Rural project

Capetown, South Africa

Feedback Food Redistribution
James House

Dublin, Ireland

University of Dublin

Pretoria, South Africa

Mohau Center

Quito, Ecuador

Fundacion Nuestros Jovenes

Republic of Latvia

Latvia’s Ministry for Children and Family Affairs
Soros Foundation
Safe House

West Bengal, India

Amar Kutir Society for Rural Development
Elmhirst Institute of Community Studies