Social workers can be found in just about any workplace imaginable – few other professions allow its members such variety. TheBureau of Labor Statisticsnoted that employment in the field of social work was estimated to grow at a greater than average rate through 2016. So how do you go about finding these jobs?
Start your search with SU’sCareer Services. They provide career counseling services for current students and alumni. If you need help with your resume, cover letter, or other aspects of your job search, be sure to use this resource!
There are several job search engines that focus on careers related to social work. Here are just a few:
One of the goals of the Social Work School’s Strategic Plan is to provide continuing education for faculty and community practitioners. We sponsor continuing education programs ourselves as well as work with other agencies to partner in offering continuing education programs. Since Salisbury University is a state accredited academic institution offering an academic program recognized and accredited by CSWE (Council on Social Work Education), we are authorized to sponsor continuing education activities and award CEUs (Continuing Education Units).
As social workers, it is important to become connected to our professional associations in order to stay informed and up-to-date. There is a professional association for just about every aspect of social work practice. Be sure to find the ones that fit best with your career path and stay connected!