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Online Workshops - Short videos and pod casts on interviewing, resumes & cover letters, networking, job search and more.

Drop-Ins with Peer Advisors (Academic Year Only)
If possible, please bring paper copies of the materials you'd like to review.
Monday-Friday, 11am-12pm & 2-4pm, Lazarus Center Library
and Tuesdays evenings, 7:30-9:00pm, Campus Center 102

Summer 2016 Career Workshops for Social Work Students
All years welcome. No advance sign-up needed.  Feel free to bring your lunch.

Writing Effective Resumes & Cover Letters for Social Workers

Tuesday, June 21, 12:40-1:40pm 
Scales House Living Room 
How is a social work resume different from resumes for other fields?  What ingredients make a cover letter employers will actually want to read? Learn how to tailor your resume and cover letters to the social work field in this informal and interactive session.

Job Search & Networking Techniques for Social Workers
Tuesday, June 28, 12:40-1:40pm 
Scales House Living Room 
Your job search needs to go well beyond simply applying for posted positions. At this interactive and informal session, you will find out how to: Target and approach organizations; Tap into alum networks; Develop a job search timetable; and Discover the hidden job market.

Job Interview Skills for Social Workers
Tuesday, July 19, 12:40-1:40pm 
Scales House Living Room
What are employers looking for in new social work grads? At this interactive and informal session, you will: Learn how to prepare for interviews; Practice your answers to questions commonly asked during interviews for social work positions (including case presentations); and Share your experience with interviews you may have already had.

Questions? Please contact Lazarus Center for Career Development Assistant Director and SSW Liaison Janice Schell at jschell@smith.edu.

For a full list of Lazarus Center workshops, panels, events and information sessions, visit the E-Access Calendar.


For disability access information or accommodation requests, please call (413) 585-2582 or send an email to lazarus@smith.edu. To request a sign language interpreter please call (413) 585-2071 (voice or TTY) or email ods@smith.edu at least 10 days before the event.