Career Development Services

Every career has a plan.
Let us help you create yours.
Every career has a plan. Let us help you create yours.

As an MSW@USC student, you gain access to a range of career development services through the school and the Office of Career and Professional Development. Whether you need help landing your first social work position or enhancing your on-the-job skills, we are dedicated to providing you with the tools you need to realize career success.

The Office of Career and Professional Development offers the following resources and services:

Career-building tools, such as resume and cover letter samples, weekly job postings and announcements on various industry career topics.

Courses and classes, including the Professional Development and Alumni Resources Course, which can be accessed anytime through the Learning Management System.

Live sessions on a range of topics, from resume building to interview preparation to evaluating job offers and negotiating salary.

Career appointments with a USC career advisor who can discuss your goals, your job search, your application materials and more.

Alumni panels that allow you to learn from graduates of the program who are social workers practicing in the field.

Employer spotlights where hiring managers and recruiters tell you what they are looking for in a great candidate.

It’s never too early to start planning your career, which is why we make these resources available to students upon enrollment in the USC online MSW program.

If you would like to know more about career resources for MSW@USC students, contact an admissions counselor via email or at 877-700-4MSW.