Boston College School of Social Work’s MSW Global Practice concentration has, to date, brought students to five different continents to work in refugee camps, child abuse centers, women’s empowerment programs, and a wide range of other social service agencies. As this semester comes to a close, we check in with three of our intrepid global concentrators to get a sense of why they decided to pursue international opportunities and to learn more about how their experiences abroad are helping shape their visions for their future careers.
In Bella Murnane-Victorelli’s third post from her placement in Siem Reap, she explores the reality that “the biggest gifts and lessons I will take home with me come from the close relationships and bonds I have formed.”
MSW candidate Krystalbella Murnane-Victorelli discusses the work she is doing at the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies in Siem Reap.
Kate Neidorf, MSW ’15, learned so much during her global field education placement at Hagar Cambodia that she decided to extend her stay there for at least twelve months following graduation.