Bing tracking

COVID-19: Updates and Plans ›

Alumni News & Opportunities

Augsburg University Social Work Alumni News

Congrats to Auggie alum, Darin Rowles – new HIV/AIDS Program Manager with the Minnesota Department of Human Services!!


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 about 16 hours per week.
If you are a licensed social worker interested in supervising a BSW student, please contact Dr. Nancy Rodenborg at
If you are a licensed social worker interested in supervising a MSW student, please contact Dr. Bibiana Koh 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.


open book

Social Justice Youth Work: Actualizing Youth Rights

Monica McDaniel, from Augsburg’s MSW program.  Here is a link to the paper Monica published a paper in the Journal of Youth Development.