Websites for the College of Social Work

The following sites include information about topics or careers in Social Work.

Sites that post or link to actual job listings are designated with a star.

NOTE:   We strongly recommend that you preview websites in all categories despite your degree or interest area, since many of the websites listed could apply to students in more than one major.

For more information about the College of Social Work please visit http://www.cosw.sc.edu/.


Child & Family

Education

Gerontology

Non-Profit

Public Policy

Social Work / Social Services

Useful University of South Carolina Resources

 


 

Child & Family

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences -Sociology

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center website.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to opportunities related to working with children and families. Use these links to explore how your background in social work might have prepared you for a career in these areas.

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Education

* Academic Keys

Academic keys post job announcements in Higher Education. Select the "Find a Job" tab to search for positions.

  * University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Education

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to education-related opportunities.

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Gerontology

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences/Sociology
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center website.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to opportunities related to working with the elderly. Use these links to explore how your background in social work might have prepared you for a career in this field. 

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Non-Profit

Bridgestar

This site helps nonprofit organizations recruit for senior positions in nonprofits and has multiple resources for jobs, recruiting and national boards .  It also links to other nonprofit sites with jobs.  

Monster.com: Volunteer and Nonprofit Jobs

Comprehensive listings with links to non-profit and volunteer organization sites. Unique career management links are provided to help with interviewing, resume writing, and networking. Contains recruiter lists and chat options.

University of South Carolina - Career Center - Job Listings & Employer Information - Non-Profit

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage. This page will link you to employer information and job listings for both U.S. and overseas non-profit organizations.

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Public Policy

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences (Government)

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center web page.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to public policy-related opportunities. Use these links to explore how your background in social work might have prepared you for a career in this area.

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Social Work / Social Services

American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work

Click on the "find/post jobs" link for access to open positions posted by third party recruiters

American Public Human Services Association

Click on “job bank” for listings in human services.

Clinical Social Work Federation

Under “clinical information” click on “websites of interest” for good links or “schools of social work” for graduate school listings.

Council on Social Work Education

Under “programs and services” you’ll find job listings that involve teaching social work at the college level.  Also. many useful links are available under “links”.

Friedsocialworker.com

Job posting sites, sample social worker resumes and cover letters, questions asked in social service-related interviews, social worker resume posting sites, and lots more.

Human Services Career Network

Great site for those interested in human services and social services.  Click on “career center” for tips and advice, including sample job descriptions and a list of interview questions for the human services.  Click on “job seekers” to access actual listings and to create a profile for employers to view.

Information for Practice

IP is a resource for social service professionals that is updated daily. The focus is on: professionally relevant stories in the world's news outlets; new articles in scholarly journals; and new resources appearing in the grey literature (e.g., scientific and technical reports primarily from governments and organizations). The goal of this service is to provide social service professionals with easier access to high quality information that can be used to improve their practice.

NACSW JobNet Career Center                                                                                                                             This on-line resource has been designed to connect employers with the largest and most qualified audience of Christians in social work/services. Whether you're looking for a new job or ready to take the next step in your career, we have the tools to assist you in reaching your goals.  The NACSW JobNet Career Center is a free service that provides access to employers in the field.  In addition to posting your resume, job seekers can also create a search agent to provide email notifications of jobs that match their criteria.

NASW
With more than 155,000 members, NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies. Under "resources", see "profession" for great information on types of social workers, salary data and more. The "student center" here will also be useful. Under "professional development" you'll find infomation on credentialing, as well as job postings.

SeniorHousingJobs
Since 2003 SeniorHousingJobs.com has brought retirement housing job seekers & employers together. We serve providers and suppliers of senior living services to include Independent Living, Assisted Living, Nursing Homes, CCRC, Active Adult, Home Health, and Alzheimer's care.rgin-top: 0; margin-bottom: 0"> If you are interested in looking for jobs in mental health, substance abuse, children and youth, medical social work, criminal justice, community organizing and outreach, homelessness or a variety of other areas, check out this site and find free email notification of job postings and new job links in your state.ealth, and counseling for social workers and mental health professionals.

SocialWorkJobBank

At SocialWorkJobBank, students can search currents job listings, apply for jobs online, sign up for email job alerts, post a confidential resume, and read articles in their online career center.

* Social Work Search

Offers the largest online database of links and other services devoted solely to the Social Work profession including categories for education, professional associations, licensing and credentials, employment and more.  Note: Some of the sites listed under employment are Third-Party Recruiters.

The New Social Worker On-Line

Access information on graduate study in social work or link to the "SocialWorkerJobBank" to access job listings. Further down on the page is information in a career center section with additional links for searching for social work jobs and even a chat room for students in social work.

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences (Psychology)

This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to psychology-related opportunities. Use these links to explore how your background in social work might have prepared you for a career in other areas of human services.

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USEFUL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA RESOURCES

JobMate

Click on "JobMate" on the right side of the page.  JobMate is an integrated job search resource center for students and alumni at no charge to you.  It is a simple 1-step process to connect to jobs and contacts.   Listings include full-time, part-time, summer, internship, and graduate assistantship opportunities in different industries and are updated daily by the University of South Carolina Career Center.

University of South Carolina - College of Social Work

The College of Social Work at the University of South Carolina is a member of the University’s Division of Health Sciences. Academic deans in the division—social work, public health, nursing, pharmacy, and family medicine—collaborate closely to provide students and faculty an intellectually rich, friendly environment for professional education, research, and service across diverse academic disciplines.

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Last Updated: 09/01/2010