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News Digest


Recruiting Near-Peer Mentors

The Transforming the Field Education Landscape project is recruiting BSW & MSW students to be part of Canada's first social work Near-Peer mentorship program.  

 

4th year BSW and MSW Students

Field Research Scholars Needed

The Transforming the Field Education Landscape project is recruiting social work graduate students (MSW/PhD) and postdoctoral scholars who are passionate about research in field education! The Field Research Scholars program is a year-long program whose objectives include: transforming graduates into highly qualified personnel, creating professional development opportunities for emerging social work researchers in field education and fostering a network of mentor relationships and peer collaboration.

To apply send your resume and cover letter with a 100-200 word statement detailing why you're interested in this program

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New UCalgary Resource on Anti-Black Racism

The University of Calgary's Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion has created a great new website: Taking Action Against Anti-Black Racism. The new site includes important information including:

  • Black Albertans You Should Know;
  • Books by & on Black Canadians; 
  • films about Black experience;
  • statistical profiles; and,
  • How to get involved.

Go to the Page


Upcoming events


TFEL - Upcoming Opportunities & Events


Are you looking for a position as a student research assistant?

TFEL is hiring student research assistants for the Spring/Summer 2021 session. For more details, visit their website or email tfelproject@ucalgary.ca.

TFEL is recruiting students for the Student Advisory Committee!

Email tfelproject@ucalgary.ca for more information on how to get involved.

Be Heard! Challenges in Field Education

Are you involved in field education? Do you want your voice to be heard? We want to hear from you! The Transforming the Field Education (TFEL) partnership has launched a national survey on the perceptions of challenges in social work field education in Canada. If you are a student (BSW, MSW), field director, coordinator, or faculty liaison involved in social work field education in Canada, we invite you to complete our 10-minute online survey! If you have any questions, please email tfelproject@ucalgary.ca

>> English Survey

>> French Survey

Student News


Recent social work grad wins national essay competition

Jacky Liu wins Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada essay competition based on his thesis showing the benefits newcomers receive from volunteering...

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Class of 2020: COVID-19 couldn’t shake social work grad’s determination to make a difference

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Class of 2020: While the world was shutting down, social work grad was opening possibilities

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Two social work students among TEDxYYC 2020 featured speakers

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Featured Job Postings


Counsellor – Summer Position

Calgary Counselling Centre has 4 full time limited term positions available for MSW’s who have completed or are about to complete their MSW in Clinical Practice. Preference will be given to graduate students who have prior clinical experience and have completed at least one MSW Practicum. These positions are also open to individuals who are about to complete their MSW.  

Positions will begin April 19 – May 1st to mid October with the possibility of extension.

Additional details here

Are you looking for a position as a student research assistant?

TFEL is hiring student research assistants for the Spring/Summer 2021 session. For more details, visit their website or email tfelproject@ucalgary.ca.

Funding & Research, International and Employment Opportunities

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