Today’s Career Spotlight is on the profession of social work. A career in social work provides professionals with a diverse range of career opportunities. In only two years, individuals can complete a Masters degree in Social Work — one of the best career investments in terms of time, finances and job opportunities.
Contrary to public perception, social work professionals are not limited to working in community or institutional settings, or in the non-profit, public sector. Did you know that licensed clinical social workers can have their own private practice as a therapist and provide services to individuals, families and couples. They also work as administrators, educators and even researchers!
Watch this video from the The National Social Work Public Education Campaign, created to educate people about the breadth and depth of the profession.
To learn more about what social workers do, visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook.