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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
Quick Resume & Cover Letter Review (Academic Year only)
Monday-Friday, 11am-12pm & 2-4pm, Lazarus Center Library
and Tuesdays, 7:30-9:00pm, Campus Center 102

2015 Summer Workshop Series for SSW Students

All years welcome; no advance sign-up needed.  Feel free to bring your lunch!
Resumes and Cover Letters for Social Workers
Tuesday, June 16, 12:40-1:40pm
King 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 and Networking Techniques for Social Workers
Friday, June 26, 12:40-1:40pm
King 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
Wednesday, July 22, 12:40-1:40pm
King 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.


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.