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Social Work Career Day

Note: Registration is required for this event.

Attention all aspiring helpers! Join us for our Social Work Career Day event where you’ll gain valuable insights into the rewarding field of social work. Don’t miss our enlightening career panel designed to give you a firsthand look into the world of social work. Mark your calendars and come explore your passion for making a difference! Student are welcome to come for any part of the day.

Be Advised: Students receive six field hours for attending the whole day


8:30 a.m.

  • Registration

9 a.m.

  • Why Words Matter
    • Growing Together as Allies will lead this conversation on why the words we choose in social work count.

10 a.m.

  • Panel Discussion
    • Philip D’Amico (Practice Area: Mental Health)
    • Jessica Decker (Practice Area: School Social Work, Private Practice)
    • Veronica Gilbert-Tyson (Practice Area: Community Practice, Non-profit Management)
    • Richard Rosso (Practice Area: Substance Use Disorder)
    • Geordano Weber (Practice Area: Administration, Older Adults, Trauma)

11:30 a.m.

  • Networking Expo
    • Meet individually with panelists, have Career Development staff review your resume, and get your headshot taken.

12:30 p.m.

  • Career Development Workshop
    • Interview tips for securing internships and kick-starting your career. Learn where to find job opportunities and how to negotiate salaries effectively.

1:30 p.m.

  • Social Work Licensure: Pathways and Purpose
    • Join us as we explore the road to various professional licenses and certifications, including the LSW, LCSW, LCADC, and School Social Work Certification.