Career Options


Shannon Mack, MSW '10 delivers a Welcome at the 2010 Graduation Recognition Ceremony.
Shannon Mack, MSW ’10 welcomes the audience at the 2010 Graduation Recognition Ceremony.

Social Work career options are as broad and diverse as the interests of our community of student, faculty and alums. Here is a partial listing of career options.

Social Work Career Options

  • Family Practitioner
  • Clinical Group Worker
  • Domestic Violence Social Worker
  • Bilingual Youth Social Worker
  • Substance Abuse Social Worker
  • Executive Director
  • School Social Worker
  • Program Director
  • Rape Crisis Social Worker
  • Policy Analyst
  • Trauma Specialist
  • Evaluator
  • Child Protection Social Worker
  • Planner
  • Social Work Case Manager
  • Program Developer
  • Employee Assistance Social Worker
  • Grant Developer
  • Clinical Assessment Specialist
  • Legislative Analyst
  • Community Organizer
  • Lobbyist
  • Hospice Social Worker
  • Advocate

The University of Connecticut School of Social Work offers military and veterans content in our MSW curriculum and through professional development activities to social workers and other human services professionals. Visit NASW’s webpage at http://socialworkers.org/military.asp for more information on social work with veterans and military families.

Every person’s goals, experiences and aspirations are unique. Our Alumni Leaders section illustrates just how varied a career in social work can be. You may also want to view the social work Social Work Settings page.