Office of Field Education Staff

Nancy Chertok
Director of Field Education
Office: W14
773.702.1178

Bharathi Jayaram
Associate Director of Field Education
Office: BW7
773.702.9418

Alice Jackson
Field Office Assistant
Office: 064B Basement NW
773.702.1154 

We are interested in learning more about the needs of your agency or program. Our staff carefully match students with placements that fit their learning objectives. Please contact Bharathi Jayaram, Associate Director of Field Education at 773.702.9418 to discuss field placement opportunities.

SSA attracts and prepares the most able social work and social welfare professionals in the field. Our student learn the most recent theories and practice of social work and social service. Your agency or program can complement their classroom instruction with practical work-place experiences. In turn, you will get the benefit of having intelligent, innovative, and capable students complement and augment your staff.

Field Education SPIF

Claire Schu’s Field Placement

Learn more about an Administration field placement at Erie Neighborhood House.

Eddie Bocanegra

Eddie Bocanegra, AM '15

“I have built upon my life experience to establish a professional career in working with victims and perpetrators of violence … I want to instill hope, providing inspiration, optimism, and especially solutions.”