Find Your Purpose, Define Your Goals
Choosing a career is an exciting and (sometimes) daunting process. From your first day and throughout your time at Silver, you will be encouraged to explore your interests and create a path towards your goals. Your Advisors and Professors are great resources to discuss how your interests, skills, and values align with your career aspirations.
With a Social Work Degree, Your Choices are Many
When you earn a degree in Social Work will you acquire a wealth of knowledge in human development, social policies, and advocacy in social justice and develop a strong set of transferable skills that prepare you for a wide variety of careers.
Upon graduation, Silver BSW students have entered the fields of Human Relations, Law and Legal Services, Politics, and Higher Education. Recent graduates are in roles such as Case Managers, Paralegals, Legislative Aides, Human Resources Coordinators, and College Advisors.
NYU has the Resources to Help You Pursue the Career of Your Dreams
The NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development helps students in their career development process to find full- or part-time internship and job opportunities as well as connect with NYU alumni mentors who are ready to help you navigate your path to career success.
Career and Professional Development
The Office of Career & Professional Development at NYU Silver is committed to providing exceptional opportunities for social work students at all levels. These resources and services include, but are not limited to
Career development and skill based workshops on topics such as salary negotiation, job search strategies, and interviewing
Career Connections programs where students have an opportunity to hear from alumni and others in the social work field
NYU Alums: A Global Network
When you graduate from NYU, you will be part of the larger NYU Alum community. You can tap into a vast network of alums working across industries and in every profession imaginable. Network with Silver graduates at Silver Alumni Career Panel discussions and Silver Alumni Speaker Series talks—and gain valuable insight into career-focused topics like understanding race and identity in your workplace, engaging with LGBTQ+ populations, discovering unique career paths in social work, and much more.