Before pursuing a career in social work, learning more about the responsiblities, challenges and day-to-day of a social worker can help solidify your decision. Learn more about how social workers assist their clients and communities in a wide array of concentrations and in different geographic locations.
When decided on pursuing a career in social work, you should also consider a concentration in your studies and service. In our interviews, with over 30 social workers, you can explore a day in the life of a medical social worker to LGBT social work.
If you are unsure about which facets of a social work program you should look for, check out the interviews with over 20 faculty members. These faculty interviews review field education, advice, pros and cons of online social work programs, eligibilty restrictions for admission and more.
In this interview series, we discover the unique problems, challenges, and solutions to the field of social work. Covering different specializations, geographic locations, and types of clients, social work instructors from many different universities, offer insight into their experience pre and post- social work instruction.
Your internships in any social work programs could be considered the most important and defining experience of your career. In real life settings, field instructors help you navigate working with clients, stakeholders, and social workers to get the most of your experience.