The Office of Career and Professional Development (CPD) supports the professional development and career management of Berkeley Social Welfare graduate students throughout and beyond academic preparation through workshops, information sessions and personal connections targeted at the social work profession. Listed below are some of the services available to students and alumni.

HAVjobs Career Services Manager
HAVjobs is an online resource for connecting employers with students and alumni to interface regarding job announcements, on-campus recruiting events, information sessions, workshops and other career-related activities. This free resource also allows CPD to communicate with students, alumni and employers through announcements and direct email. Click here to register.

Employer Information Sessions
Employer Information Sessions provide students with the opportunity to network with employers in the San Francisco Bay Area and surrounding regions as well as gain some insider information about working in their profession. They are also a great way for employers to increase visibility with our School, provide insight into working for their organization and recruit MSW-carrying social workers for a range of leadership and advanced practice roles. See dates for upcoming sessions in the newsletter below.

  • Employer Information Session: Community Options for Family and Youth, Feb. 18, 4 – 6 pm
  • Employer Information Session: Urban Strategies, March 4, 6 – 8 pm
  • Interviewing & Salary Negotiation, March 10, 4 – 6 pm
  • Employer Information Session: Social Service Staffing, March 18, 6 – 8 pm
  • Employer Information Session: Kaiser DSA, April 1, 6 – 8 pm
  • Employer Information Session: SF Child Abuse Prevention Center, April 8, 6 – 8 pm
  • Job Search Haul: Resumes, Cover Letters & Branding, April 21, 4 – 6 pm

Career Panels
Career Panels provide Berkeley Social Welfare students and alumni with professional expertise and insight on specific topics of interest, the opportunity to engage in meaningful discussions about emerging trends and best practices and a chance to network with professionals across disciplines within the field.

For more information on Berkeley Social Welfare’s Office of Career & Professional Development events, email Emerald Templeton. Reprinted from the Berkeley Social Welfare e-newsletter.


Categories: February 2014, Graduate Division Announcements
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