"Being an ambassador has brought me so many amazing opportunities. I am able to connect with professors and get more involved with my program and the community. Because I am an ambassador, I can use these leadership skills in my future career. My responsibilities include speaking to classes, working with professors, and volunteering my time to help promote the school of social work. I have loved this position, and I would highly recommend it to anyone who is thinking about applying!" - Analise Frederick, B.S.W. student and Social Work Ambassador
Social Work ambassadors receive the opportunity to become leaders among students in the CSU School of Social Work. Ambassadors will gain an additional layer of knowledge of school values and procedures with which to assist current and incoming students’ understanding of the program, from initial transition to opportunities within the major and their community. Responsibilities of Social Work Ambassadors include:
The application deadline for the 2018 calendar year (Spring & Fall) is Friday December 1, 2017.
Phi Alpha Honor Society serves to provide a closer bond among students of social work, and promote humanitarian goals and ideals. Phi Alpha fosters high standards of education for social workers and invites into membership those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in social work.
The eligibility requirements for undergraduate students include:
The eligibility requirements for graduate students include:
If you meet the above standards, we invite you to join Phi Alpha, the Honors Society for Social Work. Benefits of membership include:
Inequality. Discrimination. Oppression. Privilege. Study abroad?
Yes, study abroad is about exploration and travel…but it’s also about cultural immersion and personal growth. Experiential learning in another country can improve your skills in problem-solving, communication, and adaptability. If you want to broaden your horizons while building your resume to make yourself more marketable to future employers, we have an opportunity for you!
The School of Social Work sponsors two faculty-led education abroad opportunities. Our programs highlight social work practice through cultural immersion:
You do not need to be a Social Work major to enroll. Scholarships and financial aid are available. For more information, contact: