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Social Work Careers: Finding a Job

Use this guide for social work career and graduate school resources.

Find Jobs in these Databases

Below are databases that include local, national and international job opportunities as well as information about potential employers.

Networking Resources

Professional associations can be a great place to find information about your chosen career path, including white papers, job listings and networking opportunities.  For more information, including tips and techniques, see the library guide to Networking.

Helpful Books from the Career Collection

Use these books to craft a targeted resume and more.  The career collection is located on the main floor of Beatley Library, just past the Circulation Desk, and browsing is recommended! 

NASW Joblink

This comprehensive resource is maintained by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and is searchable by keyword and location.  You can also browse for jobs by state, sector, discipline and much more.

More Job Hunting Resources on the Web

There are a lot of great resources on the web where you can search for jobs in Social Work.  Hover your mouse over the links to find out what they contain. Have fun exploring!