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Augsburg university social work seeking new field instructors

Have you been wondering if you’re ready to be a field instructor? Now is a great time to join in!  We are ready to support you in the rewarding experience of being a “professor of the field”.
At the BSW level, we place juniors and seniors in placements from September through April at about 10 hours per week.
At the MSW level, we place foundation students and concentration students (clinical and macro) in placements from September through April for up to 20 hours per week.
If you are a licensed social worker interested in supervising a BSW student, please contact Dr. Melissa Hensley at
If you are a licensed social worker interested in supervising a MSW student, please contact Dr. Erin Sugrue at

Are there any benefits to becoming a field instructor?

Field instructors are eligible to attend 2-3 free CEU workshops/year that are put on by Augsburg.  They also receive free access to Augsburg library materials.

What are my responsibilities as a field instructor?

A field instructor is responsible for providing a student with 1 hour of supervision/week.

Is there an orientation for field instructors?

Yes, there is a two hour orientation in the fall, where field instructors will be given information and have a chance to ask questions.


job postings


The Family Partnership currently has an opening for a MSW student who has recently graduated. The current position is in our school linked mental health unit working with children in PICA (Parents In Community Action). The applicant would be providing therapy services to children and families currently in a primarily virtual environment, although there may be some in person service being rendered. As a side benefit supervision will be provided so the recent graduates will be able to move toward obtaining their LICSW license. If you are interested in applying ,please go to the website, click “contact” scroll to the bottom, and click “Careers,” and then click on “current opportunities” to see current open positions.



Mino-Bimaadiziwn Wellness Clinic

Mino-Bimaadiziwn Wellness Clinic is looking to start a weekly group clinical supervision for Indigenous graduate level social workers who are in need of additional supervision hours. This could also be for newly licensed indigenous providers who are looking for more culturally informed support and supervision. If you are a newly graduated MSW and you would like more information, please contact: Megan Eastman, MSW, LICSW, Director of Pediatric Mental Health, Mino-Bimaadiziwn Wellness Clinic, 2115 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis 55404, Direct: 612-463-7790