Career Prep

  1. Use Your Social Work License In A Different Way
    Use Your Social Work License In A Different Way

    After obtaining their license, many social workers go on to practice therapy of related clinical work for clients, either in agencies or in private practice.  While this is the traditional professional route for social workers, your social work license is extremely versatile and getting your license doesn’t limit you to working in a traditional therapeutic capacity. 

    If you’ve received or are considering getting your social work license and want to work in a field other than therapy, you have additional options.

  2. The Total Cost of Taking the ASWB Exam
    The Total Cost of Taking the ASWB Exam
    Like many professions, social workers must obtain a license in order to practice their craft. In most states, social workers planning to become licensed take one of the ASWB exams. Many promising new social workers wonder what they will need to pay to take the ASWB exam after finishing their education. We’re here to let you know what the exam itself costs, as well as other costs that arise.
  3. The World Needs You: Social Worker Demand Increasing Across the Globe
    The World Needs You: Social Worker Demand Increasing Across the Globe

    There’s never been a better time to enter the social work profession. With marginalized and vulnerable populations needing support around the world, the social work profession is better equipped than any other to help them. And now, governments everywhere are stepping up and taking notice of the gifts social workers bring. 

  4. "I'm so broke!"
    "I'm so broke!"

    Having the academic pressure of a graduate student level course load is stressful enough. However, more than three-quarters of graduate students are working at least 30 hours per week on top of their course load.