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MSW Social Work Internship (School-Based)




School Department

Date Created

December 10, 2023 at 2:13:19 AM

Spot Limit

6 - 8


New York, NY, USA

Internship Type





-Spring + Summer Semester
-Fall + Winter Semester
-1 Year (Field Practicum) 
-2 Year (Field Practicum)


Welcome to the I'RAISE Internship Page! We are I'RAISE, a non-profit organization in New York City. We focus on mental health advocacy/services + program, and academic enrichment program at underserved NYC schools!

Internship Title: Social Work Intern

Location: In-Person in New York City

Hours: 15 to 25 hour per week

Schedule: This is determined based on student's availability and field placement requirement

Start Date: As soon as possible

Social Work Intern Responsibilities:

  • Administer pre- and post-surveys to clients as appropriate to measure student and parent feedback

  • Assist LMSWs with data collection and program reporting periodically throughout the course of the year

  • Provide individual and/or group social work services for children whose emotional and/or behavioral difficulties interfere with their learning

  • Complete intake assessments with school staff, parents, and students as needed.

  • Complete bio-psycho-social assessments on assigned students and develop treatment plans for each student

  • Track and monitor the students' progress by taking detailed progress notes

  • Provide support to teachers and administrators: i.e., consultation, brief classroom interventions, observations, behavioral intervention plans

  • Provide help to parents to help them become more effective participants in their children's education.

  • Provide information to parents and staff regarding programs and services for children with special needs

  • Conduct a monthly family session to update parents/guardians on their child's treatment plan and progress towards intended goals

  • Maintain records, forms, and reports as needed to comply with district, cooperative, state, and federal regulations

  • Performs other duties as assigned by Task Supervisor(s) and Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)

Social Work Intern Qualifications:

  • Must be a current student pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Social Work OR Masters Degree in Social Work at an accredited institution within New York City, and looking for Practicum fieldwork experience

  • Must be a New York City resident with valid Social Security Number for background check / fingerprint requirement

Clearance Requirement

  • Reference Check Process

  • Complete Department of Education (DOE) Background/Fingerprint Clearance. $105 cost is not covered by I'RAISE

  • Provide official college transcript, updated resume, and complete the onboarding process with I'RAISE HR Team



I'RAISE Girls & Boys International Corporation is a heartfelt haven founded in 2012 by the visionary Chief Executive Officer, Shanequa Moore. As a beacon of hope and resilience, we stand tall as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, proudly led by individuals from BIPOC and women communities. Since our inception, we have woven a tapestry of support, dedication, and transformation that defines who we are.

I’RAISE is not just an organization; it is a promise to make a difference in the lives of families. We are the guardians of youth, catalysts for community restoration, and architects of improved quality of life for minority children and families. Our purpose is etched in the very fabric of our holistic programs that commit to the well-being and empowerment of every child.

RAISE, EMPOWER, AND INSPIRE EVERY CHILD is not just a mantra; it's our guiding vision since 2012. We aspire to elevate self-esteem and self-worth, ensuring that every child, irrespective of background, finds success and progress in all facets of life

Join us in this journey of compassion, empowerment, and transformation. Together, we can rewrite the narrative for every child, building a future where potential knows no bounds.



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