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Career Development Workshops

Each quarter the Graduate School of Social Work hosts a number of career-development workshops. Unless otherwise indicated, all workshops will take place from 11am-11:50am in Craig Hall, 2148 South High Street, on the University of Denver campus.

For information about any of the workshops, please contact Lisa Ingarfield, Director of Student and Career Development, 303-871-3841.

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

winter 2015 QUARTER WORKSHOPS

Networking: Sell Yourself in 2 Minutes! Tuesday, January 20th, Rm 448

Introducing yourself to someone you don't know or a colleague presents a window of opportunity to persuade others of your skills, passion, and commitment to social work. How do you perfect your "elevator pitch"? And when does it make sense to use it? Carly Einstein from Graduate Career Services will join us to share some tips on these "pitches" as the first in a two-part session on networking. (Note: you do not have to attend both sessions, however to get maximum benefit it is helpful to attend both).

Tips for a Great Resume! Thursday, January 22nd, Rm 348

Employers will take between 30-75 seconds to look over your resume, so how do you make yours stand out from the 100s of other applicants? Join Carly Einstein from Graduate Career Services to learn the dos and don'ts of resume writing as you prepare to graduate from GSSW. It is never too early to get that resume polished.

Social Work Licensure A to Z, Monday, January 26th, Rm 448

Join NASW representatives to learn about the process for gaining licensure in Colorado and get common questions answered. How many hours do I need? When should I apply? What hours will count? What does the new continuing professional development requirement mean? NASW speakers will also talk about the benefits of NASW membership.

Practice Interview Day for Foundation Students, Friday, February 6th, multiple locations

In preparation for the Field Fair and the interviews you will have for your Concentration Year internship, we are offering an opportunity for you to practice your interview skills! More details will follow about how to RSVP for this event.

Tips for a Great Resume! Tuesday, February 10th, Rm 448

Employers will take between 30-75 seconds to look over your resume, so how do you make yours stand out from the 100s of other applicants? Join Carly Einstein from Graduate Career Services to learn the dos and don'ts of resume writing as you prepare to graduate from GSSW. It is never too early to get that resume polished.

Colorado Society for Clinical Social Work Student Salon, Wednesday, February 11th, 6:30-8:30pm

Presented by Kerry Hamm, LCSW "Why We Cut? Understanding Self-Harm in Adolescents." More details to follow.

How to Craft an Effective Cover Letter, Monday, February 23rd, Rm 448

In addition to the resume, you will often be required to submit a cover letter with your job applications. Writing a cover letter can be daunting but it is critical that you tailor your cover letters to the positions you are applying for. Attend this session to learn some basic tips on how write an effective cover letter to enhance, not hinder, your job application.

 

You can view the professional networking, loan repayment, and LCSW process workshops on the GSSW Student Resource Portfolio

Graduate Career Services also offers a number of career related workshops throughout the year. To view their schedule visit their website.