From hospitals and hospices, to child welfare agencies, policy nonprofits and animal sanctuaries, Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) field education internships will give you the chance to begin practicing your social work skills right away in a wide variety of settings and specialties. You’ll gain valuable experience working with clients, systems and communities in professional settings, under the supervision and mentorship of master’s-level social workers.
The work-study student working in the GSSW Field Education Program is extremely valuable to the overall functioning of the office. This job requires extreme attention to detail, good organizational skills, working without close supervision, excellent problem-solving skills, 100% accuracy with regard to maintaining records, and a professional, “customer service” attitude and behavior when responding to inquiries from, or assisting GSSW students, faculty, staff, field liaisons, and field agency personnel.
Maintain “GSSW Internships” Database
Data Collection – spreadsheet maintenance
Respond to agency updates and inquiries
Assist with designing surveys (forms and questionnaires)
Send out reminders for meetings and trainings
Assist with handling and tracking agency paperwork
New Agency confirmations and follow up
Track Field Instructor Training attendance
Assist Agency Personnel in accessing internships database
Meeting and Event Planning Assistance
RSVP confirmations and tracking
Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Proficiency in MS Office Suite (*word, *excel, *publisher, *outlook, *access)
Knowledge of “Survey” software preferred
High level of personal maturity
Ability to learn rapidly basic Field policies and procedures in order to respond to inquiries
Compensation and Benefits
Student will work 6 to 10 hours per week.
This position is eligible for a federal work-study, which requires eligibility through the Financial Aid Office. Students will be paid $16/hr with the opportunity for yearly increases, dependent on performance.
In compliance with Colorado’s Healthy Families and Workplaces Act (HFWA), non-benefited employees accrue one hour of paid leave for every 30 hours worked up to a maximum of 48 hours per year.
Please submit your resume or CV through PCO by 11:59 pm on July 4, 2021.
Please note that resumes submitted through Pioneer Careers Online will go through an automatic review process by the Career & Professional Development staff. While this may take extra time on your part if revisions are needed, it’s to support you in submitting the most competitive application possible.
The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law. We welcome applications from underrepresented communities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check. These are required for all part-time, full-time and student employee hires.