Silver School of Social Work

Portrait of Silver School of Social Work student Frank Harvey Laskowitz.
The Silver School of Social Work Was the Right Fit for Frank

Classroom knowledge combined with field experience made Frank’s time as an NYU Silver School of Social Work student a foundation for his future.

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The Life-Changing Science of Social Work

At NYU Silver, students and staff harness the power of big data for social good—advancing equity and effecting far-reaching change.

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What Can You Do with a Social Work Degree?

NYU Silver School of Social Work graduates use their degrees for a wide range of different careers, from social worker to community organizer and corporate executive to entrepreneur. Here, three alums share their journeys.

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Policy, Education, and Research: Build a Curriculum to Change the World

In NYU classrooms, students develop an intellectual foundation for changing the world through policy, education, and research.

Silver student Frankie Molina sitting on the grass in a park.
A Silver Student Finds His Path in Community Organizing

At the Silver School of Social Work, Frankie fights for equity in education, housing, and health care by seeking change at the community level.

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A Social Work Minor at NYU Is Anything But Minor

Students across the University make community awareness and action part of their academic path.

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Alumni Advice: From the Class of 2014 to the Class of 2024

Check out these words of wisdom from the Class of 2014

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A Social Work Student Strives to Amplify Silenced Voices

Social Work major Elizabeth Pontes followed her passion for social justice to NYU, where she strives to make her community as equitable as possible.