Social Work Department Careers and Jobs

SCSU Career Services offers a range of resources and assistance, including help preparing your resume.  Take a look: 

http://www.southernct.edu/careerservices/students/services

What can I do with a Social Work major?  See the SCSU career Services website for a list of employment options:

http://www.southernct.edu/majors/default.html

Job Outlook and Income Information:

Despite the economic difficulties, many graduates are finding employment.  The outlook for social work is promising and even exceeding the pace of other jobs in specific social work fields.  See the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics Information:  http://stats.bls.gov/oco/ocos060.htm

Job Search Sites:

There are three major places to search for social work jobs:

  1. SCSU's Career Services site for more ideas:  http://www.southernct.edu/careerservices/students/jobsearch
  2. NASW/CT:  The Connecticut Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers also posts employment opportunities in the State of Connecticut and has many other helpful ideas and links for networking and employment opportunities:  www.naswct.org
  3. General employment websites that include social work job postings:

Job Search Tips

For general search tips, see SCSU's Career Services: 

http://www.southernct.edu/careerservices/students/services