SSW Career Development

Welcome to the School of Social Welfare's Career Development Services!

SSW Career Development Services is here to help you. This site is designed to be a resource for both current students and alumni of the School of Social Welfare.

Keep a look out for emails from sswcareerdevelopment informing you of upcoming events sponsored by SSW Career Development. You can also check the Twitter and Facebook pages of the School of Social Welfare.

Questions, comments, concerns? Email 

Social Work Careers:

Social Work Salaries Map-average social work salaries in all 50 states
Children, Families and School Social Work
Community Development
Forensic Social Work
Gerontological Social Work
Medical and Public health Social Work
Substance Abuse and Social Work

Getting the Job:

•Interviewing: University at Albany Career Services
•Resume and Cover letter Writing: University at Albany Career Services
NASW Career Center

Keeping the Job

NASW Code of Ethics
•Your Self-Care Plan
Smart Start Career Center is a blog written by Elizabeth J. Clark and Elizabeth F. Hoffler. It is a "virtual mentoring network" geared for women in non-profit careers covering various topics and issues that women face in the non-profit world. Elizabeth Clark is the past president of the National Association of Social Workers.
Tips for new social workers written by lisa Baron, LCSW, offers insight into the profession