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Why social work is good career choice for college students

Image courtesy of NASW's www.beasocialworker.org.

Image courtesy of NASW’s www.beasocialworker.org.

Cheers to Yahoo! for a recent article that advises college students to pursue a social work rather than psychology degree.

That is because it is easier to get an entry level job in the social science field with a social work bachelor’s degree, the article said. Most psychology jobs require a master’s degree.

Social work graduates also have more career options because social workers work in a variety of fields, including schools, healthcare systems, in private practice, or even in the criminal justice system, said Tracy Whitaker, DSW, director of the National Association of Social Workers’ Center for Workforce Studies.

Have you considered a social work career? Visit the National Association of Social Workers’ “Be a Social Worker” website to find out more about the profession and if it is a good fit for  you.

 

 

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