Social workers empower people and communities and create positive change – locally and around the world. As a social worker you can work toward social justice while making an impact working with populations who have experienced oppression.

GSSW Career Services is committed to supporting your career development as you align your degree concentration and field placement experiences to a variety of traditional and non-traditional social work settings.   We aim to help you articulate your skills, knowledge base and experiences to be a well-rounded, competitive applicant.

Drop-In Hours with GSSW Career Advisors
GSSW Career Development Advisor office hours are listed on the Student Resource Portal. Weekly drop-in hours with your career advisor are available currently via zoom.

Popular Job Search Tools for GSSW Students
Colorado Nonprofit Association
Idealist.org
USAjobs.gov
Colorado School Social Work Association
Colorado Society for Clinical Social Work
Additional Resources
GSSW Student Resource Portal
GSSW Career Event Recordings
DORA – CO Dept of Regulatory Agencies
National Association of Social Workers 

2020 Faculty Career Champions

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The 2020 Faculty Career Champions have been selected!  For the past four years, Career & Professional Development has asked students what faculty members have made a significant contribution to their career and professional development path.  This year over 400 students …

By Jane Mall
Jane Mall Career & Professional Development Jane Mall
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Spring Virtual Information Session Recordings

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Employer Connections Career and Professional Development presents Virtual Information Sessions hosted by employers actively recruiting for Summer/Fall 2020. Please view the recordings of these virtual events below.

Aspiro Adventure (31:31)
The Blue Bench (38:15)
Centura Health (1:00:12)
Comcast (59:06)
Community …

By Paige Luna
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Leverage the DU Network to Get Your Foot Into the Door for Policy, Law, & Government

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Like any other industry, networking matters, and with the vast number of University of Denver alumni who have found career success in Government, Policy & Law, building those strategic connections can make all the difference.

Whether you’re considering a career …

By Andrew Gupton
Andrew Gupton Career Advisor Andrew Gupton
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Must Have Resources For Students Going into Health and Human Services

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If you’re considering a career in health and human services, there are several resources to support you in learning more about the industry, as well as, the job or internship search. Common job titles include social worker, therapist, counselor, public …

By Carolyn Sommers
Carolyn Sommers Assistant Director of Career & Professional Development Carolyn Sommers
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Leveraging Social Media for Career Exploration

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Often, when we think of social media and career development, we think of networking and connecting to new people. Certainly this is a useful benefit of social media. But did you know that social media can be helpful for your …

By Kyle Inselman
Kyle Inselman Career Advisor Kyle Inselman
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