Monday, April 4, 2016

Social work students try THIS Internship

An internship based in Harrisburg learning the dynamics of state government seems perfectly suited for a political science major. How about social work?

Yes, according to Bloomsburg University’s social work program that has seen several of its students participate in Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education’s The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS) in recent years.

“Social workers have a unique perspective to bring to the government,” said Cassandra Hourlland, a senior social work major. “They have a broad range of knowledge and skills that can be used in multiple situations. Social workers can educate people in office on certain issues while advocating for the rights and safety of at risk populations.” Read More

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