Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Hello Spring quarter! Graduation right around the corner? Entering your second year of graduate school in the fall?

Graduation right around the corner? Entering your second year of graduate school in the fall?

If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, you may be asking yourself “what do I do next?”

Whether you are graduating and are looking toward your future as a professional social worker, or entering your second year of your MSW and are looking to strengthen your skills regarding internships and future career, remember you still have time!

Tip: Did you know that you can always access DU career services as an alumni, and the GSSW career services are available to you for 1 year after graduation.

GSSW career resources available:
    one-on-one advising
    resume and cover letter assistance
    connections to alumni
    LinkedIn information
    interviewing practice
    services to help you understand and develop transferable skills

One on One Advising
To make an appointment, email gssw.careers@du.edu

GSSW Career Connections Newsletter
Sign up for the GSSW Career Connections Newsletter which is sent every 14 days highlighting current job openings, professional development opportunities, and career tips.

Social Media
Learn about opportunities, jobs, events and resources by following us on social media. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest! We also have a Career Blog written by a current concentration student! #gsswcareers #keepflying

Attend Upcoming Workshops
All workshops are held 11-11:50am unless otherwise stated.

Week 4
Navigating a Career Fair!
Monday, April 11th, Rm 448

Week 5
Career Connections Networking Luncheon - Concentration Students only
Wednesday, April 20th, Community Room

Non-Profit and Governmental Career Fair
Wednesday, April 20th, 2pm-5pm, Driscoll Student Center Ballroom

Week 6
Social Work Licensure A to Z
Tuesday, April 26th, rm 448

Week 7
The Art of Salary Negotiation
Monday, May 2nd, rm 448

Tuesday May 3rd, rm 448
How to Plan for Loan Repayment

Week 8
Monday, May 9th, rm 448
Beyond Loan Repayment: Financial Planning for the New Graduate

Tuesday, May 10th, rm 448
Learn How Linked In Can Help YOU Find a Job! Advanced LinkedIn Strategies

To learn more about the upcoming workshops, click here.

                  University of Denver's Career Resources:

Take advantage of DU career resources to explore professional opportunities and develop the skills necessary to succeed in your job search. Check out the DU Career Services calendar to learn about upcoming graduate student events, including workshops and career fairs. Make an appointment with a career counselor to learn about job search tools, career assessments, resume and CV writing, and much more, click here!

Resources provided for current/continuing students:
  • Career planning
  • Career Assessment
  • Career Advising
  • 24/7 Career Help
  • Practice Interviews
  • Field/industry resources
  • Financing education
  • Resume review
  • CV review
For more information, click here.

Resources provided for alumni:
  • Access to Alumnifire, an exciting networking platform for alumni and students. Leverage the connection capabilities of LinkedIn and the robust job bank of Indeed.com.
  • Access to the Alumni Career Services web pages.
  • Personalized career counseling with an expert career counselor. Services are free for your first year, post graduation. After that, two free sessions are available each year with ongoing low-cost services.
  • Career assessment tools (at cost).
  • Resume and cover letter writing resources. 
  • On- and off-campus career fairs and events.
  • A variety of career-focused workshops
  • Access to a range of job and internship listings.
For more information on resources for alumni, click here.

Regardless of what lies ahead for you and your personal social work journey, we at careers services are here to help you plan for your school and career future!