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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.


For Concentration Students: Planning Your Concentration Year

Tuesday, 29th September, 11-11:50am, Craig Hall 284

You are now in your first quarter of your final year. Things are flying by and soon enough you will be preparing to graduate. Attend this workshop to learn how best to strategize and plan your year so you can be best prepared for the job search when the Spring rolls around. The job search can be a long process, so it is not too early to start thinking about how best to prepare and what you need to do to get ready.

For Foundation Students: Planning For Your Career Starts Now!

Thursday, 1st October, 11-11:50am, Craig Hall 284

It may feel too early to start thinking about your career as you have at least two years ahead of you in the program. However, using this time in school to your advantage beyond the classroom will be crucial in setting you up for success when you are ready to go on the job market. You have the opportunity to think strategically about your career and use the next several years to lay stepping stones to get you where you want to be come graduation. Join us in this session to develop a plan and jump start your career.

I Hate Schmoozing: The Benefits of Learning to Network

Tuesday, 20th October, 11-11:50am, Craig Hall 284

Networking can be scary and sometimes it is the last thing you want to do. However, networking is such a great professional tool as you think forward to June and your graduation. Now is a great time to build your professional connections and grow existing relationships. Learn some strategies at this workshop so that you can move forward with confidence.

Learn How Linked In Can Help YOU!

Monday, 26th October, 11-11:50am, Craig Hall, 284

In today's workforce, having a LinkedIn account is a must regardless of industry or employment status. LinkedIn is your personal, real-time Rolodex, allowing you to track your network across their career rather than clinging to static, easily misplaced business cards. Learn LinkedIn now and save yourself the misery of hit or miss networking events and endless resume submissions.

Peace Corps

Tuesday, 27th October, 11-11:50am, Craig Hall, 284

Join us to learn about the Peace Corps and its intersections with your social work career goals. More information to come.

Tips for a Great Resume

Tuesday, 3rd November, 11-11:50am, Craig Hall, 284

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 us 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.


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.