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August 2014

Switching Hats: CAL or Clinical?

August 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
DiNitto Center for Career Services,
1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX United States

Register through Steer Your Career.

Do you need direction with your social work path? Do you find yourself wondering if you are in the right concentration of your program or what “social work hat” to wear? 

Join alumna Michelle Zadrozny, LMSW, Director of Programs and Innovation at H.A.N.D., as she shares her social work experience in both clinical and administrative roles. She has over 15 years of experience in the social work field, as well as community health and partnership-building expertise. 

Interested in learning more about which concentration is the best fit for you? Register to attend today! 

 

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July 2014

MSSW Final Field Resume Workshop

July 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
School of Social Work,
1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX United States

Register through Steer Your Career.

 Are you entering final field in Spring 2015? Then this is the workshop for you! Back by popular demand, this workshop will assist you in designing your resume and preparing your educational objectives. Join Jennifer Luna-Iduñate, LMSW-AP and Director of Career Services and Alumni Relations in SSW 2.132 as she provides tips on designing your resume, preparing your learning objectives, and practicing for your interviews. This workshop will prepare you with the tools required to secure your desired field placement! Interested in attending? Register to attend TODAY!

Please note: this workshop will take place in SSW 2.132.

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May 2014

Your Social Work Career Toolbox

May 30 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
School of Social Work,
1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX United States

Register with Steer Your Career.

This one-day workshop will help you better hone your self-marketing and interviewing skills needed to secure a job! Whether you are a graduating BSW or MSSW, this workshop will cover the necessary tools that will distinguish you from the competition. Complimentary lunch will be provided. 

The schedule will include 3 sessions:
Session 1: Sharpening Your Job Skills, with Jennifer Luna-Idunate, LMSW-AP
Session 2: Best Practices for Conducting Your Job Search – Employer Panel
Session 3: Round-Robin Speed Interviewing

Space is limited – register to reserve your spot today!

Have questions? Contact the DiNitto Center for Career Services at (512) 232-7362 or dccs@austin.utexas.edu

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Annual Alumni Reception

May 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thompson Conference Center,
2405 Robert Dedman Drive , Austin, TX United States

Join us for the Annual Alumni Reception! - May 8, 2014 • 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Reconnect with alumni, network with social work professionals, visit with faculty and staff, and celebrate the 2014 Charles I. Wright Alumna of the Year: Dr. Ruth McRoy, Ph.D. ’81! Help us recognize her dedication and contributions to the School of Social Work and the social work profession. All are welcome!

Where: Thompson Conference Center – Under the Oaks Cafe
The University of Texas at Austin
2405 Robert Dedman Drive (Southwest Corner of Dean Keaton and Red River)

Tickets (includes one drink and heavy appetizers): Alumni and Friends – $10, Students – $5

Parking: FREE Parking in Lot 40 — enter from Red River St. (map)

RSVP: order ticket with credit card: (512) 232-7362; Deadline: FRIDAY, May 2.

Sponsored by: The Social Work Alumni Network (SWAN)

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April 2014

Alternative Therapies Workshop

April 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DiNitto Center for Career Services,
1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX United States

Register through Steer Your Career.

Join the DiNitto Center for Career Services as we offer our last workshop of the spring semester, featuring Elissa Shapiro, LCSW. Elissa will lead a workshop focused on using alternative therapies, such as dance and body movement, to assist others in areas of self-esteem, body image, and disordered eating. Want to learn more about how to integrate alternative therapies to promote physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being? Register to attend today!

This workshop is part of the DiNitto Center’s Career Exploration Series, open to students, alumni, and the general public. To RSVP, register through Steer Your Career or contact the DiNitto Center for Career Services at (512) 232-7362 or dccs@austin.utexas.edu.

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Careers in Veterans Affairs

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DiNitto Center for Career Services,
1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX United States

Register through Steer Your Career.

Please note: this event has been cancelled. We are working diligently to reschedule for the fall.

Are you interested in serving veterans? Do you wonder how you can begin a career working in Veterans Affairs? Join the DiNitto Center in welcoming Susan Avery as she shares her extensive social work experience  in Veterans Affairs. Want to attend? Register today!

This workshop is part of the DiNitto Center’s Career Exploration Series, open to students, alumni, and the general public. To RSVP, register through Steer Your Career or contact the DiNitto Center for Career Services at (512) 232-7362 or dccs@austin.utexas.edu

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Careers in Grant Writing

April 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DiNitto Center for Career Services,
1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX United States

Register through Steer Your Career.

**Please note: this workshop has been cancelled.**

Have you considered a career in grant writing? Do you wonder how your social work skills can translate into a successful career in this field? Join the DiNitto Center for Career Services as we welcome Allie Townshend, MSSW, Grant Writer at Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. Allie will share how her social work experience and skills led to a career in grant writing! Interested in attending? Register today!

This workshop is part of the DiNitto Center’s Career Exploration Series, open to students, alumni, and the general public. To RSVP, register through Steer Your Career or contact the DiNitto Center for Career Services at (512) 232-7362 or dccs@austin.utexas.edu.

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Why a Ph.D.?

April 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DiNitto Center for Career Services,
1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX United States

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Thinking of a Ph.D.? Wondering if and when you should pursue the degree? Join the DiNitto Center for Career Services as we host the “Why a Ph.D.?” workshop, featuring a panel of Ph.D. candidates and professors as they share their experiences. Panelists will include:

Rose M. Pulliam, MSW
Derek Faulk, MSW
Barbara Jones, Ph.D., MSW

Interested in attending? Register today!

This workshop is part of the DiNitto Center’s Career Exploration Series, open to students, alumni, and the general public. To RSVP, register through Steer Your Career or contact the DiNitto Center for Career Services at (512) 232-7362 or dccs@austin.utexas.edu.

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Job Negotiation Workshop

April 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DiNitto Center for Career Services,
1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX United States

Register through Steer Your Career.

Have you been asked to provide a salary amount for your job? Are you worried about negotiating with your future employer? Then this is the workshop for you! Join Jennifer Luna-Idunate, LMSW-AP, as she provides tips, tools, and guidance on negotiating job offers. Interested in attending? Register today!

This workshop is part of the DiNitto Center’s Career Development Series, open to students and alumni. To RSVP, register through Steer Your Career or contact the DiNitto Center for Career Services at (512) 232-7362 or dccs@austin.utexas.edu.

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Careers in Research

April 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DiNitto Center for Career Services,
1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX United States

Register through Steer Your Career.

Are you interested in conducting research? Are you considering a social work career in research? Join us for our “Careers in Research” workshop, featuring a panel of research professionals. Panelists will include:

Angle Del Prado Lippman, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate at the National Council on Crime and Delinquency

Sophia P. Sarantakos, LCSW, Research Associate at the University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Social Work Research.

Interested in attending? Register today!

This workshop is part of the DiNitto Center’s Career Exploration Series, open to students, alumni, and the general public. To RSVP, register through Steer Your Career or contact the DiNitto Center for Career Services at (512) 232-7362 or dccs@austin.utexas.edu.

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