Social Work Careers
What Is Social Work?
What Can You Do With a Degree in Social Work?
A social work degree will prepare students to ensure conditions of social and economic justice for all persons. There are many areas of practice, including:
- Aging and Gerontology
- Child Welfare
- Community Organization
- Developmental Disabilities
- Health Care
- International Social Work
- Justice and Corrections
- Management and Administration
- Mental Health and Clinical Social Work
- Occupational Social Work
- Policy and Planning
- Public Welfare
- School Social Work
Social Work graduates have accepted positions in departments of social services, public school systems, hospitals and other health and mental health settings, long-term care facilities, domestic violence and sexual abuse agencies, programs for abused and neglected children, and services to the aging. A growing number of BSW graduates are accepted to advanced standing in MSW programs in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Louisiana and California.
- Fill out the Alumnae Survey online and let us know what you are doing.
- NASW Student Center
- Sample Social Work Resumes
- Job Tips for Applying Online (for Social Workers)
- US Department of Labor - Social Work
- Job Search, Networking, and Interviewing Tips for Social Workers
Find a Job
- NASW Joblink
- Social Work Job Bank
- Social Work Job Search in the Mental Health Field
- NC Employment Security Commission Job Search
- Triangle Jobs
- Career Builder
- NC Office of State Personnel
To further explore career options, visit the Meredith College Career Center.