The School of Social Work does not have a career services office, however personalized assistance is available from the University of Connecticut Center for Career Development at the main campus in Storrs.
Call 860-486-3013 to learn more about the career counseling options available to you as a graduate student. Phone appointments are available for those not able to travel to the Storrs Campus to meet with a career counselor. Career counseling sessions often focus on one or more of the following topics:
- Writing Résumés, CVs, and Cover Letters
- Preparing for Interviews
- Effectively Using Social Media for Networking and the Job Search
- LinkedIn profile consultations
- Job Search Tips and Strategies
Important links on Connecticut’s social work licensure:
- Clinical Social Work Licensure in Connecticut
- NASW CT Page on Licensing Requirements
- NASW CT Page on CT Requirements For Certification As A School Social Worker
- NASW Social Work Licensure (LCSW) Law
- Association of Social Work Boards
HuskyCareerLink is a web based recruiting system, managed by the UConn, Storrs Career Services department and available to matriculated students and alumni. Students interested in participating in on-campus interviews at the Storrs campus only and/or viewing electronic job postings MUST register in HuskyCareerLink and utilize the system to view job openings, apply for positions, and sign up for interview times.
Upcoming Career Services Events at the School of Social Work:
- Résumé Writing & Job Search Networking: October 13, 2016
- Career Advising & Student Résumé Review Sessions: October 13, 2016
- Social Work Career Planning Program: November 18, 2016
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP for any of these events and/or learn more.
For other web-based social work employment resources click here.
- Information on Fellowships can be found on the UConn Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships page by clicking Graduate Students then Toolkit: Humanities & Social Sciences.
- Also, please utilize our list of possible fellowship opportunities for MSW Students that the Office of Student & Academic Services has put together.