A major in social work prepares students for careers helping people. Social workers are concerned with meeting the needs of ill, elderly, troubled, and disabled people. The following occupations represent some career opportunities available to social work majors. Some will require additional education. For more information visit the Career Center in Lucina 220.
Agency Director Career CounselorCase Manager Child Welfare WorkerCommunity Organization Worker Congressional Aide Drug Abuse CounselorDrug Rehabilitation Counselor Family Services Social Worker Family Therapist Geriatric Case WorkerJuvenile Court CaseworkerMarriage CounselorMedical Social Worker Mental Health WorkerNursing Home Administrator Prison CaseworkerProbation/Parole OfficerProfessor Psychiatric Social WorkerPsychologist Rehabilitation CounselorSchool Social WorkerSocial Worker SociologistYouth Counselor
Resources available in the Career Center, Lucina 220:
Career Opportunities in Health Care (OCC HEAL 2)Careers for Caring People & Other Sensitive Types (OCC PT 5.5)Careers in Focus: Social Work (OCC 197.1)Careers in Social & Rehabilitation Services (OCC 196)College Majors Handbook (MAJ 6)Making a Living While Making a Difference (OCC PT 9)Occupational Outlook Handbook (JS JO 20)Opportunities in Social Work Careers (OCC 198)
BSU Dept. of Social Work: http://www.bsu.edu/socwk/ Great Links to Explore (BSU Career Center) America ’s Career InfoNet: http://www.acinet.orgEmployment Outlook: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0854971.htmlIndianaINTERNnet: http://www.indianaintern.net/home.aspInternships.comInternships USA.comVault Career InsiderO*NET: http://online.onetcenter.orgOccupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/Salary Wizard: http://www.salary.comSocial Service Network: http://www.socialservicenetwork.com/Volunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.org
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