Career Panel & Networking Reception
At this annual event, representatives from the Career Education Center present workshops on job-seeking skills for social workers, and a panel of social work executives from leading area employers discuss current job trends in social work and offer job search tips and advice.
Current M.S.W. Students, please register to attend at
Career Connections Part I: Workshops, Reception and Panel
Tuesday, January 13th
Linda K. Paresky Center
Check-in, select workshop for each session
Developing an Effective Resume
Andrea Wolf, Director, Career Education Center
Learn how to prepare a professional resume and cover letter customized for social work. Ensure these marketing tools demonstrate how you fit the key requirements of a job, and increase your chances for an interview. Topics covered include building accomplishment statements, resume and cover letter format and content.
Interviewing for Social Workers
Peggy Grace, Assistant Director, Career Education Services
Understand how to effectively manage the interview process, and how "research, preparation and practice" are key to developing your confidence. Learn about different types of interviews, how to prepare, and how to respond to traditional and behavioral interview questions.
Meet fellow students, faculty, and alums. Light refreshments served.
Leaders in professional social work will discuss employment trends and share strategies for a successful job search. Welcome and Opening Remarks: Suzanne Sankar, Assistant Dean
Andrea Wolfe, Director of the CEC