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 Department of Social Work MSW Field Program

Field Placement Site Information

Agency Name: UMD International Student Services Office
Address: 237 KSC, 1120 University Drive, Duluth, MN 55812
Contact Person: Trisha O'Keefe, International Student Advisor
Phone: 218-726-7531
Agency Description: The mission of the International Student Services Office is to enhance the academic success and cultural integration of international students at UMD. The office provides support and programming for current international students, including one on one mentoring, group activities, partnerships with community volunteers and referrals.
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Description of Field Activities

The student will have the opportunity to meet students from all around the world and learn about different cultures, religious beliefs and family practices. Examples of student tasks and responsibilities include contacting newly admitted international students to welcome them to UMD and explain the mentorship program, matching new international undergraduate students with mentors, assisting with recruiting new mentors by publicizing the program and attending classes to present mentor program information to students, assisting with and attending mentor training, and contacting mentors weekly by phone to see how they are doing with their mentees and providing assistance and information as needed.

Approval for Field I, II, Either?? This agency has been approved for Field II.

If you would like additional information regarding this field placement agency, contact the Field Coordinator.


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