Ph.D. Orientation Schedule

A Virtual Orientation for Entering PhD Students: Getting to Know You!

Friday, June 4 and Sunday, June 6

We’re delighted to welcome you to the Smith Community.  Below is a series of (virtual) events we’ve planned for us to all get to know each other…. and to help you prepare for your classes in June! You will receive calendar invites containing Zoom links for orientation sessions in the coming weeks.    

Friday, June 4

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET: Ph.D. Program Orientation with Director of the Ph.D. Program and Professor Ora Nakash

12:45 - 1:30 p.m. ET: Introduction to Clinical Field Internship with Director of Field Education and Clinical Coordinator Dr. Katya Cerar     

2:30 - 5:30 p.m. ET: Anti-racism and Social Justice in Clinical Social Work Workshop with Professor Nnamdi Pole 

Sunday, June 6

1 - 2 p.m. ET: Virtual Brunch/Lunch Welcoming remarks from Dean Marianne Yoshioka and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Marsha Klein Pruett. Please bring your brunch or lunch and meet your cohorts to celebrate together the opening of the summer.

4:30 - 5:30 p.m. ET: Convocation: Welcome to Smith SSW Summer 2021!