Social Work

Featured Resources

Wesleyan students and alumni have full access to's online library through the Liberal Arts Career Network. In addition, you can download some of the Vault guides free of charge and get more in-depth job search information.

  • STUDENTS: Click here to access WesVAULT through your student portfolio on the "Online Resources & Passwords" page (in the 'Career Resource Center' section).
  • ALUMNI: Click here to access WesVAULT through WesNet, the online alumni community, on the "CRC Resources & Passwords" page (in the Resources section).
CareerSearch is a highly searchable database of more than 2 million domestic organizations. Find companies/institutions in the social service industry and in your geographic region of interest, then read a little about them and get connected to their web sites.

Researching Positions and Job Titles

  • - Detailed information about duties and requirements of a wide variety of job positions, sorted by industry.
  •'s Job Profiles - Learn about what's required if you want one of these types of jobs; the site has over 120 profiles.
  • O*Net - Searchable database of job titles with comprehensive information about duties, environment, and skills required.
  • SocialWorkJobBank - This site is designed to help professional social workers find jobs and to help employers find qualified, professional social work staff.

General Resources

See Also

  • Download a handout summarizing primary areas of employment, types of employers, and job-search strategies for Social Work (PDF format).