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Career Services

Because your health is our priority, we have canceled all in-person career service events for spring semester.  Students can access Handshake, which is the university’s online job search platform.  The Career Services Office is available for virtual appointments, including resume and cover letter reviews, job search, negotiating salary, career planning and more.  To schedule a virtual appointment, please click the red button below.

 

2021 Virtual Opportunities

Tuesday, February 23, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. The Process for Obtaining a Social Work License, Virtual Lunch & Learn.  Registration HERE.

Wednesday, March 3, 4 p.m.-5 p.m. Virtual Alumni & Student Mix and Mingle.  Register HERE.

Tuesday, March 9, 12 p.m.-1 p.m. How to Stand Out in the Job Search, Virtual Lunch & Learn.  Register HERE.

Monday, March 15, 4 p.m.-5 p.m. Virtual Learning Journey to Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities.  Register HERE.


Job Search Tool

Finding a job that can become a career is the ultimate goal of your studies at the OSU College of Social Work, and we want to do everything we can to present and facilitate new opportunities for our social work graduates. Ohio State utilizes Handshake, which is a platform for employers to post jobs and students and graduates to search for jobs.

Access Handshake as a student.


Careers Closet

Due to concerns of Covid-19, the Career Closet is only available by appointment.  To make an appointment to visit the closet, please contact cswcareers@osu.edu


Guides and Tips

Action Verb List

Cover Letter Checklist

Resume Checklist

Salary Negotiation Tips


Resume and Cover Letter Examples

Example Resume for Field Placement

Example Traditional Resume for Social Work Jobs

Example Modern Resume for Social Work Jobs

Example Cover Letter


Ohio Social Work Licensure

Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board


Buckeye OnPACE

OnPACE is a University system that provides a series of self-guided career modules that can assist you in learning more about yourself and choosing a major(s)/careers, applying to grad school, and preparing to enter the workforce.


Ohio and National Employment Resources

LinkedIn

NASW JobLink

SocialWorkJobBank

Human Service Chamber of Franklin County


Contact Career Services:

Justice, Katie 1Katie Justice, MSW, LISW-S, Director of Career Services & Alumni Relations
Pronouns:  She/Her/Hers
email: justice.228@osu.edu or cswcareers@osu.edu
ph:  614/292-8780