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Career Services

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: 

Employment Opportunities:

Husky Career LinkHuskyCareerLink 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:

  • Strategies for Interviewing – Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:45pm – 2:45pm
  • MSW Career Advising & Student Résumé Review Sessions – Tuesday, February 28, 2017 3:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Social Workers’ Network – Tuesday, March 7, 2017 1:00pm – 3:00pm (see below for list of agencies attending)
  • NASW CT Licensing Workshop – Wednesday, March 1, 2017 2:50pm – 3:35pm or Tuesday, March 28, 2017 1:45pm – 2:30pm

Email to RSVP for any of these events and/or learn more.

Agencies confirmed to attend Social Workers’ Network 2017*:

Behavioral Health Network
Boys & Girls Village
Catholic Charities
Community Health Resources
Community Renewal Team
Connecticut Junior Republic
CT League of Conservation Voters
Day Kimball Healthcare
Delta-T Group
Dept. of Developmental Services
Family & Children’s Aid
Greater Hartford Alliance of Black Social Workers
Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network
iCare Management
Renfrew Center Foundation
Southeastern Council on Alcohol & Drug Dependence
The Connection
The Village for Families and Children
United Community & Family Services
Wheeler Clinic
Youth Villages
Student Table

*This list is subject to change.

For other web-based social work employment resources click here.
*This list is subject to change.

Fellowship Opportunities: