Loyola University Chicago

School of Social Work

Field Education

The time to start the application process for a fieldwork internship is upon admission to the program. Please note the final deadlines to apply for fieldwork will vary according to the term in which you are entering the program and/or beginning your fieldwork; however, it is recommended that you apply for a field placement as soon as you have made your decision to attend Loyola.

Start TermFinal Deadline
Advanced Standing Apply immediately after admission to the program

July 1

Spring October 1
Incoming students entering in the Summer term (June) follow the Fall deadline when applying for fieldwork

IMPORTANT FOR Advanced Standing student interested in the SCHOOLS SPECIALIZATION:

Advanced Standing students who wish to specialize in School Social Work must declare their specialization by completing the  fieldwork application AND submit applicable test scores to the Program Director by March 15. If you have been admitted after this deadline, contact the program director, Amy Greenberg, immediately to discuss your options. For more information see the Schools Specialization.


For more information on field work visit our Field Work webpage.