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Social workers can use these resources to search national job listings and find professional development resources to help you at every stage of your career. 

Employers can use the Career Center to find and recruit qualified, credentialed, and licensed social workers from across the country.

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Say You're a Social Worker

By Elizabeth Clark, from The New Social Worker

Some social workers seem to lose their social work identities as they advance in their careers. Some even seem a bit embarrassed to acknowledge their social work degrees or previous social work experience. (Have you ever heard someone say, “I used to be a social worker”?) More often, a change in professional identification occurs by using a title consistent with a work site or a clinical specialty (for example, college professor, administrator, psychotherapist, patient navigator). What frequently happens, then, is that others fail to recognize their social work expertise.
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NASW JobLink

JobLink is an online job search tool that  enables you to search and apply to jobs, upload your resume, sign up for alerts, and more.

JobLink is free to all job seekers, but only NASW members receive unlimited access to all features.

Tips & Tools for Job Seekers

Get tips on interviewing, writing resumes and cover letters, and find resources to help you take your career to the next level.

Explore Social Work

Social work is an excellent career choice for those who care about human dignity and social justice. The field is just as diverse as the individuals, families, and communities we serve. Learn how to get started on a social work career path, find internships, and get licensure help through NASW.

Career Development

Social work is a dynamic profession, requiring you to stay current in the field, whether it’s applying the latest research, understanding a new regulation and its implications, maintaining your license or professional credential, or acquiring additional training.

Hire a Social Worker

Employers, save time and money by coordinating your outreach efforts through the NASW Social Work Career Center, one of the profession’s top online recruitment resources. More than 50,000 people use our job board (NASW JobLink) every month.

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CE Tracker tells you exactly what you need to renew your social work license — including the amount and type of CEs you need and your renewal deadlines.

Learn about CE Tracker


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MyNASW is the private online community where you can connect with peers, share knowledge and build your network.

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Ingredients for a Successful Career in Social Work

NASW President Kathryn Conley Wehrmann PhD, MSW, LCSW, suggests that you think of yourself, and present yourself, as a social worker rather than an employee who happens to be a social worker.

Read the article at The New Social Worker

Consortium for Career Development in Social Work Education

NASW would like to recognize the Consortium for Career Development in Social Work Education (CCDSWE) for their continuous content contributions to the NASW Career Center.