Geriatric Social Work Education Consortium

Become a GSWEC Student Intern!

GSWEC field placements are structured to provide social work graduate students enrolled in one of our Partner Universities with a well-rounded experience serving older adults.

CLICK HERE to check out our Partner Universities

Internships with participating Field Agencies will not only provide you with a taste of what it is like to work in the field of geriatric social work but will also provide valuable experience for a resume that can be a crucial advantage when competing for a desired position after graduation.

Learn about our 14 Field Agencies for 2024 below. When advised by your Field Liaison to request an interview, you can reach out to the GSWEC representatives for your chosen Field Agency.

GSWEC Field Agencies

AltaMed Health Services – Pace Program


Phone: 323-480-1400 (cell)

Alzheimer’s Los Angeles


Phone: 323-930-6212

Alzheimer’s Orange County


Phone: 949-757-3753

Beach Cities Health District


Phone: 310-374-3426

Huntington Health Senior Care Network


Phone: 626-397-8136

Jewish Family Services of Los Angeles – Felicia Mahood and Jonah Goldrich Multipurpose Senior Complex


Phone: 323-574-3941

Motion Picture and Television Fund


  • Elder Connection Program
  • Skilled Nursing Program
  • Innovation and Engagement
  • Palliative Care Program


Phone: 818-861-3911

Pacific Clinics


  • Asian Pacific Family Center Older Adult Programs
  • Older Adult, PEI/FSP/MHSA
  • Portals Division Older Adults Services


Phone: 626-463-1021, ext. 1405 -or- 626-696-9072

Partners in Care Foundation


SCAN Health Plan


Phone: 562-637-7101

Special Service for Groups/SILVER


Phone: 213-553-1884

VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System


Phone: 626-558-9627

VA Long Beach Healthcare System – Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center


Phone: 562-824-4263

WISE & Healthy Aging