Application Information

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The Fellowship Application Process

Application Materials:

  • Fellowship Application Form
  • Resume
  • Graduate school transcript
  • 3-5 professional letters of reference
  • Two page discussion of your professional history and goals
     

Method of Submission

  • All materials must be submitted together as a single PDF file
  • Application PDF's should be sent to: swtraininginfo@childrens.harvard.edu.
  • Application PDF files should be named according to the following convention: LastName.FirstName.PreferredFellowship

What you can expect once your application has been submitted

Once you send your emailed materials
You will receive an email confirmation that your documents were submitted successfully. Please do not submit your application until it is complete. 

Once the deadline passes
Allow approximately four to six weeks post deadline to hear anything from us. If you are invited for an interview, you will be notified either by email or phone so please be sure to put accurate information on your application. You will receive final notification by electronic mail. 

If you are selected for an interview
Finalists are invited to come to Boston Children's Hospital to interview with Fellowship faculty. If you are selected for an interview, you will be notified by the department for which you applied. During the interview, you will have the opportunity to speak with social workers and other staff who are involved in that Fellowship. You will also have the opportunity to see the site location where you would be placed.

If you are selected as a fellow
You will receive a phone call with the invitation to become a Social Work Fellow at Boston Children's Hospital. Once you accept, you will receive an official letter. 

If your application is not selected for an interview
If you are not selected for an interview, you will be notified by email. This may take up to two months. If you need information before you have heard from us (for instance, if you are offered another fellowship) please email us at swtraininginfo@childrens.harvard.edu. We will try to give you some indication of where you stand in the application process.

We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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