Thank you for your interest in adding your agency as a field practicum internship site for San Diego State University (SDSU) School of Social Work master’s level and/or bachelor’s level social work and/or bachelor’s level gerontology students.
We appreciate your interest in joining us as a community partner and providing professional training for our students!
Steps to Applying
Review the following two documents:
NEW Agency Process
If you are a NEW agency wanting to partner with SDSU School of Social Work Field Education please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org to complete an application. We will send you the electronic Agency Learning Site application via Adobe Sign for you to complete online. Once you have completed and signed the application via Adobe Sign, it will be automatically returned to SDSU Field Education for approval and processing.
Once we receive your application one of our field faculty will contact you to schedule a prospective agency site visit either in-person or virtually. During the site visit, we can further discuss our field education curriculum and course expectations; types of learning experiences that your agency/program can offer our students; field instructor roles and responsibilities; and the significance of completing the Agency Service Learning Agreement (SLA). To see instructions on how to complete or renew a SLA, please see instructions for completing or renewing the Agency Service Learning Agreement. View the SLA template.
NEW Field Instructor or Task Supervisor Process
If you are a NEW Field Instructor (FI) or Task Supervisor (TS) please reach out to us at email@example.com for the application. We will send you the electronic FI/TS application via Adobe Sign for you to complete online. Once you have completed and signed the application via Adobe Sign, it will automatically be returned to SDSU Field Education for approval and processing. Upon approval of your application we will email you login information for our Intern Placement Tracking (IPT) database and provide you with information on how to register for the REQUIRED training as noted below:
- A minimum of two Live In-Person Training Seminars
(Please note: Due to COVID-19, “live” trainings are currently being offered via Zoom until further notice.)
- Online training modules and quizzes completed on your IPT account online.