The Geriatric Social Work Leadership Internship provides specialized geriatric training and stipends for Older Adult and Family concentration graduate social work students who have satisfactorily completed their first year of field internship. The GSWEC Leadership Internship is a program of the Partners in Care Foundation (PCF) and was initially funded by grants from the John A. Hartford and Archstone Foundation. The PCF collaborates with the departments and schools of social work of CSULB, CSULA, CSUN, CSUDH, Azusa-Pacidic, USC and UCLA to provide this unique training opportunity. Graduate Interns are placed at various comprehensive social service agencies throughout Los Angeles County where didactic leaning and practice interventions are combined to train the interns to meet the challenges of geriatric social work in the twenty-first century.
Applications are received once a year early in the spring semester.
For those of you who are going to apply for the GSWEC Stipend Program, you must attend the GSWEC Orientation at Huntington Memorial Hospital in March, 2013; please click here for the driving and parking instructions for Huntington Hospital,.and a Hospital Campus map. Attending this Orientation will give you more information about the GSWEC placement options and an opportunity to arrange visits and interviews at the various GSWEC sites of interest. Visiting these agencies will also give you an "advantage" in the GSWEC student selection process.
The CSULB School of Social Work
2013-2014 GSWEC Class: (Your Name Here)
GSWEC Class of 2011-2012
left to right: Professor Tom Crowe, Chanton Brazal, Rafaela Ortega, Sheens Savdharia, Lair Ky, Judy Luk
Congratulations to all of this year's Geriatric Social Work Consortium Grads!
Rebecca Sander, Ph.D.
Director of Field Education
National Health Service Corps (Loan Forgiveness), A Guide for Geriatrics & Gerontology Providers
The Gerontological Society of America's AgeWork Web Site is free to all job seekers and provides job listings in the field of aging. Among AgeWork's features are advanced job search options, an online application process, and email alerts of new job vacancies.
Careers in Aging
AGHE's Careers In Aging offers an overview of how to get into the industry, what to expect of senior care and if its right for you, as well as, links to other job search sites.
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
NASW offers the NASW JobLink - the Social Work Employment Line, Job Link conducts a database search based on your experience and criteria. Candidates can also post their resume for employers to search.
A database of social work and social service jobs online, also accessible by employers and recruiters.
Social Work Job Bank
Career information from The New Social Worker Magazine, searches can be conducted based on geographic locations across the U.S. and international opportunities.