Loyola University Chicago

School of Social Work

Fieldwork Dates

Application Dates

Students must submit an internship application prior to the “access date” in order to receive access to internship sites on the access date shown for each semester. Students that apply after the access date will receive their Sonia access as soon as their internship application is processed. The processing time is generally 24-48 hours. Students can apply for internships throughout the year. Please note that internship opportunities become more limited as we move closer to the start of the semester, so it is recommended that students begin the process of securing an internship as soon Sonia access is available.

Spring - for 1st and 2nd level MSW students, and BSW students.

  • Sonia's access granted on: September 15

Summer –for 1st and 2nd level MSW students, and BSW students

  • Sonia's access granted on: December 1

 *Please note:  summer block internships are not available for students in the Online Bilingual Program or Evening Cohort program.

 Fall – for 1st and 2nd level MSW students, BSW students, Online Bilingual Program, and Evening Cohort Program

  • Sonia's access granted on: December 1

*Please note:  Students in the Schools Specialization must apply by November 1st.  Schools Students should plan to attend an Information Session earlier in the semester. Information regarding dates and times are shared though the listserve and The Ramblin Social Worker student newsletter.

If you have any questions, please contact your Internship Coordinator

Advanced Standing MSW 

Fall Semester Internships: Apply immediately after admission.

Students can submit their internship applications throughout the year and inform the Internship Team which semester they want to do their internship –Fall-Spring, Spring-Summer, and Summer Block. Internship applications can be accessed through Sonia. Instructions on how to access Sonia can be found here. Once the application is submitted, students will receive information regarding the internship process which includes the Sakai site and Sonia.

 If you have questions regarding these application deadlines, please contact Sandy Peterson: at speter8@luc.edu

 

Post Master Schools PEL (Professional Educator License) Externship

Fall Semester

  • Students generally find their own externship in an Illinois public school; however, referral assistance may be obtained from the Program Director, Amy Greenberg.
  • Please contact Amy Greenberg, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, at agreenberg2@luc.edu to discuss externship and program requirements. 

CADC-E Certificate Internship

  • Apply after admission to CADC Certificate program
  • Please review information about the CADC program and application process and program.

If you have questions regarding these application deadlines, please contact CADC Program Director, Marcy Wilroy, at mwilroy@luc.edu.

Post-Master CADC-E Certificate Internship

  • Apply after admission to CADC Certificate program
  • Please review information about the CADC program and application process and program.

If you have questions regarding these application deadlines, please contact CADC Program Director, Marcy Wilroy, at mwilroy@luc.edu.