Career Development Workshop Series Schedule

Ayana Ledford speaking

All workshops are virtual via Zoom. Registration is required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


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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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: Oct 24, 2020 01:30 PM Eastern Time

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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: Oct 28, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time 

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Nailing the Virtual Interview

During this pandemic, many employers are conducting virtual interviews to continue their hiring process. In this workshop, we will review the best ways to be successful during your next virtual interview.

When: Nov 4, 2020 12:00 PM Eastern Time 

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