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MSW Student Information & Resources

Information and resources on advising, the curriculm, career resources, honor society, mentoring program and much more.

Learn more about academic advising, the curriculum and field education, and registration and application to candidacy forms.
Specific career development information for social work students, including sample resumes and coverletters.
Rho Kappa is the School of Social Work's Chapter of the Phi Alpha National Social Work Honor Society.
The school facilitates an exciting mentoring program that links current students with alumni.
The student handbook is a comprehensive guide to surviving and thriving during your graduate studies.

Field Education Information

Hands-on social work will be central to your academic experience as an MSW student at the University at Buffalo.
Field placements in other countries or regions are developed by the field education staff in partnership with the student and an interested organization. The policies outlined here apply to International, Out-of-Region and Regional Immersion (“Block”) Placements (advanced year only).
Specialized field opportunities are placements that afford MSW students the ability to obtain specialized training beyond what one would typically expect in a field placement or that provide award stipends to students. Some of these opportunities are highlighted below.