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How do I learn more?

As you delve deeper into all the information available online about social work, you’ll probably have more questions than you had when you began your journey. Fortunately, you have a lot of support at your fingertips. 

Check out national social work organizations >>

Stay up-to-date on trends in the profession >>

Connect with current social work students and practitioners >>

Explore social work and other health professions at HPW. 

Health Professions Week (HPW) is a free, virtual event that offers a series of interactive opportunities for high school and college students, counselors, and advisors to learn more about career opportunities in the health professions. HPW features more than 20 health professions and provides the opportunity to live-chat with professionals in your fields of interest. 

View the 2018 HPW schedule or register here today. 



Learn about the current social work workforce from the most recent national studies.

The New Social Workers: Results of the Nationwide Survey of 2017 Social Work Graduates report is an analysis of a survey of recent social work graduates, which was launched at the end of August 2017. The survey instrument addressed student demographics, employment, and perceptions of social work education and the job market. 

The Profile of the Social Work Workforce is an analysis of existing data sources, including the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the American Community Survey, and the Integrated Post-Secondary Education Data System. It provides a snapshot of the current social work workforce, which includes information about the size of the workforce, its demographic and educational background, compensation, and work settings.