Date Time Topic
Friday, April 7
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12:30-1:20 PM Resume Construction to get that interview

Friday, April 14
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12:30-1:20 PM Job Interviewing Skills
Friday, April 20
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3:00-7:00 PM

UW Annual Career Fair - in the Hub

Friday, April 28
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12:30-1:20 PM

Financial Strategies for Millennials

Saturday, May 20 
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12:00-12:50 PM

Road to Social Work Licensure

Resume Construction for Social Workers


When:               Friday, April 7     12:30 – 1:20 PM   (50 minutes)
Where:              School of Social Work    (please register for specific room location)
Presenter:           Alison S. McCarty, Senior Career Counselor, UW Career Center
Who:                  MSW, Alumni and BASW students


When was the last time you looked at your resume? Are you wondering how best to incorporate your prior
work/volunteer/ practicum experience and coursework into a competitive resume that will be seen by
employers? Important information about editing the format and content of your resume to get that allimportant
It’s estimated that employers spend just 30 seconds reviewing resumes – makes yours memorable

Job Interviewing Skills Workshop

When:           Friday, April 14        12:30-1:15 PM 
Where:          School of Social Work (please register for room location)
Presenter:     Alison S. McCarty, Senior Career Counselor, UW Career Center
Who:             MSW, Alumni and BASW students  

Are job/internship interviews in your future?  In addition to knowing why you're a good fit for the job, brushing up on basic interviewing skills is always a good idea. Find out the most important skills to focus on if you want to get hired.

UW Spring Career Fair

  • No registration required for this Fair. Dress code is business casual

When:           Thursday, April 20      3:00-7:00 PM
Where:          Seattle Main Campus - Husky Union Building Ballrooms   

Details for UW Fair at Career Center Website:

Financial Strategies for Millenials

When:           Friday, April 28       12:30-1:20 PM (50 minutes)
Where:          School of Social Work (please register for room location)
Presenter:     Seth Gililland and Stephen Good, MassMutual Financial Group - Seattle
Who:             MSW, Alumni and BASW students

Topics to be covered will include:

  • Recognizing the impact of student loan debt
  • Managing debt today and in the future
  • Protecting a young family
  • Saving for retirement as a young family
  • Gathering information on how to manage finances
  • And more! Bring your questions. Refreshments will be served.

The Road to Social Work Licensure

When:            Saturday, May 20      12:00 – 12:50 PM   (50 minutes)
Where:           School of Social Work (please register for room location)
Presenter:       Jonathan R. Beard, MSSW, LICSW, CPRP
Who:              MSW, Alumni and BASW Students

The NASW Washington State Chapter is pleased to provide information on Social Work licensure in Washington.  This presentation will outline the steps you will have to take to become licensed as a Social Worker in Washington.  Information on the different licensing categories, required work experience hours and required supervision hours to obtain your Social Work license will be provided.  We look forward to your questions regarding licensure. This is the LAST licensure workshop of the 2016-2017 year.

Bio of presenter: Jonathan R. Beard, MSSW, LICSW, CPRP is the owner of Progressive Strategies in Seattle, WA, where he provides a variety of project management, consulting, training, and program and/or organizational development services to public and nonprofit human service providers and organizations. He also provides private practice based clinical social work supervision to beginning and experienced social workers who are unable to obtain it where they work. Jonathan has many years of experience as a direct services provider, supervisor/manager and senior executive, primarily in mental health settings. Since 2003, he has taught a social work licensure examination preparation course to hundreds of Social Workers in Washington and throughout the Northwest.  

Can’t attend a workshop at School?  UW Career Center also offers a variety of written materials   and free job search counseling:   They will review your resume online – MUST REQUEST this service specifically 206-543-0535

QUESTIONS about any of these SSW workshops/events?  Please email Linda Ruffer, MSW

MORE info on Job Search Skills here:

UW Career Center phone:(206) 543-0535, Email:
Please check out their website: Book Your Appointment Online Must book in advance, but they will do skype appointments.

Same Day Sessions
Workshops, Labs, & Meetups
Resume/Cover letter
Career Guide

DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION:  For general disability accommodation requests, contact UW’s Disability Services Office at: 206.543.6450 (voice), 206.543.6452 (TTY), 206.685.7264 (fax), or via email at  This event is wheelchair accessible.
For interpreting, captioning, amplification services and TTYs contact the Coordinator of Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services at: Phone/V: 206-543-1415, TTY: 206-543-6452, or via email at