The School of Social Work is part of Carleton’s Faculty of Public Affairs, a group of academic units that deal directly with matters of importance to government and civil society. FPA offers its students a number of valuable opportunities, including:
- Carleton University Research Opportunity (CUROP) (undergraduate)
The Faculty of Public Affairs sponsors summer undergraduate research internships, which enable students to work on a research project of their choosing in collaboration with a faculty member.
- IPAF 4900 research mentorship opportunity (undergraduate)
IPAF 4900 is a 0.5 credit course that enables you to learn about research by collaborating with a professor on his or her research project
- Dean’s Honour List reception (undergraduate)
Every year, the Faculty of Public Affairs honours its best students at the Dean’s Honour List reception. The celebration recognizes dedicated, hard-working students who have achieved a GPA of 10.0 or better.
- FPA Ambassadors (undergraduate), The Friendly Face of FPA
Made up entirely of volunteers, our FPA Ambassadors represent the Faculty at our events and meet with prospective high school students—while enriching their own experiences at Carleton.
- Emerging Perspectives: FPA Graduate Conference (graduate)
Emerging Perspectives is a two-day graduate conference, which is held in the winter term as part of the FPA Research Series. The conference showcases an impressive array of in-depth graduate student research taking place in the Faculty of Public Affairs.