*About UH GCSW

At the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, our mission is to educate professionals for social work practice, research and leadership. We advocate for innovative, collaborative, inclusive, and humane policies and solutions that promote social , economic and political justice. Our college generates new knowledge through critical thinking that links rigorous scientific inquiry, ethical and evidence-based social work practice, and community engagement.

Our Student Ambassadors are current students who blog here to share their experiences as they pursue their masters and PhD degrees in social work.

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  1. Hello fellow students! I am reaching out to you for advice with working full time and earning an MSW. I am a current student and will soon start my first internship. Has anyone gone through this and would like to share their experience?
    I work 40 hrs per week, regular office hours.

    1. Hi, Mariza! I’m working on my second internship while working full-time, so I have and AM going through it! šŸ™‚

      My experience, overall, is that it is tiring but do-able (which is maybe how I would describe graduate school as a whole). I found the first month to be the hardest, as I adjusted to the new schedule and the new energy demand. After that, maintaining my boundaries and sleep schedule was/is the best way to help me make it through. Feel free to e-mail me if you want to talk more. Just know: you’re not alone and you can do it!

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