Graduate School of Social Work

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.

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Top 4 Tips for Graduate School Applications

Hello, I am Brett Semelsberger, currently rounding off my senior year at the University of Denver. Alongside my academic pursuits, I have had the privilege of serving as a career peer advisor at the Burwell Center for Career Achievement, where …

By Brett Semelsberger
Brett Semelsberger
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Meet our Student Employees & Supervisor of the Year 2024!

The Student Employment team invites all student employees, supervisors and supporters (including family and friends) to celebrate virtually with us as we honor our Student Employees of the Year, Caris Fox and Susan Cossa, and our Supervisor of the Year, Emily Schosid, and recognize all of this year’s nominees!

By Laine Stubbs
Laine Stubbs
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What International Students Should Know About Student Employment at DU

Hello, international students! (And welcome to DU for our incoming students!)

Are you interested in working on campus to make some money, build your U.S. professional skills, and prepare for your future career? We know lots of you are, and …

By Elise Goss-Alexander
Elise Goss-Alexander Director, Student Employment
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Ways DU Faculty Can Help Students Create a Rich 4D Experience!

The 4D Experience is DU’s commitment to students’ lifelong learning, engagement, and thriving through the elevation and integration of four dimensions: intellectual growth, character exploration, well-being, and careers and lives of purpose. 

The four dimensions serve as a holistic framework …

By Jane Kolb
Jane Kolb Career & Professional Development
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While it’s important for everyone to get on a career path and find jobs that feel like the right fit for them, it’s especially important for empaths, who are more empathetic, sensitive, and in tune with others’ thoughts, feelings, and …

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