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.

How to Balance Postgraduate Studies and Full-Time Work

Balancing full-time work with any other level of responsibility is difficult enough on its own. Completing full-time work with postgraduate studies is a whole different ball game. A postgraduate degree or diploma is an advanced level of study that builds …

By Richard Conn - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Tell Your Story – Connecting Students in Crisis

Jacqui Tejada is an alumna of the Graduate School of Social Work. She obtained her Master’s degree in social work in 2016. She is now a Student Affairs Case Manager at the University of California San Diego in La Jolla, …

By Grace Braddish
Grace Braddish
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Burwell Center for Career Achievement Welcomes Students

By Sarah Satterwhite

The Burwell Center for Career Achievement opened its doors to students in September, ushering in a new era for DU students and alumni. Within the new building, the most recent of the Denver Advantage campus transformation, undergraduate …

By Sarah Satterwhite
Sarah Satterwhite
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2020 Faculty Career Champions

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 Kolb
Jane Kolb Career & Professional Development
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Spring Virtual Information Session Recordings

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
Paige Luna Assistant Director, Employer Connections
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COVID Protocols for Students & Alumni Visiting Campus for a Career Fair

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Career & Professional Development Contact & Location

Phone
303.871.2150
Address

Burwell Center for Career Achievement
2190 E. Asbury Avenue
Denver, CO 80210

Career & Professional Development Hours

M 8:00am-4:30pm
T 8:00am-4:30pm
W 8:00am-4:30pm
TH 8:00am-4:30pm
F 8:00am-4:30pm

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