Career Workshops

Salary Negotiation: What You Need to Know!

The ability to effectively evaluate multiple job offers and negotiate the many aspects of compensation is often new territory for social workers. Participants will receive information on the various components of compensation (salary, benefits, retirement, etc.) and strategies on how to negotiate the strongest deal possible.

When: Oct 24, 2020 12:00 PM Eastern Time 

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Effective Interviewing

This session will provide participants with the strategies and skills necessary to turn interviews into job offers. Best practices for preparation, attire, agenda and follow-up will be discussed.

When: Sep 16, 2020 05:00 PM Eastern Time

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Taking the LSW Exam: A Licensure Overview

Professional licensure is critical to career advancement in social work. Participants will be introduced to social work licensure including the LSW and LCSW. This session will focus primarily on licensure in Pennsylvania, although sources of information for other states will be presented. Please that Pitt SSW LSW 2019 Pass Rate is 85%, compared to the National average of 74%.

When: Sep 9, 2020 05:00 PM Eastern Time

Resumes & Cover Letters

This session will provide participants information, tips and tricks on how to effectively create and customize action and results-oriented resumes and engaging cover letters.

When: Sep 2, 2020 12:00 PM Eastern Time 

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Taking the LSW Exam: A Licensure Overview

Professional licensure is critical to career advancement in social work. Participants will be introduced to social work licensure including the LSW and LCSW. This session will focus primarily on licensure in Pennsylvania, although sources of information for other states will be presented. Please that Pitt SSW LSW 2019 Pass Rate is 85%, compared to the National average of 74%.

When: Aug 31, 2020 05:00 PM Eastern Time 

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Join us for a virtual career fair! We will hear from nonprofits and other organizations looking to hire social workers. 

 

Join us for a virtual career fair! We will hear from nonprofits and other organizations looking to hire social workers.