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Career Center Location & Hours

The 6th Annual NASW/Texas Career Center will be located the Helm Room at the Galveston Island Convention Center.

 

If you're in a career transition or just getting started, stop by our Career Center for some one-on-one time with one of the top social work career services representatives in the state! Services available include resume reviews, job search guidance, and job postings. This opportunity is brought to you by the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, The Garland School of Social Work at Baylor University and The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work.

  

Career Center Hours

Thursday, October 5:  8:00am - 5:00pm (Closed 10:45am - 12:15pm)
Friday, October 6:  8:00am - 4:00pm (Closed 12:00 - 1:30pm)

 

 

Resume Reviews (by appointment only)

Resume review sessions with social work career services representatives will be offered by appointment only on Thursday, October 5, and Friday, October 6. Sessions will last 30 minutes and participants should bring a hard copy of their resume for review.

 

Check back the week of September 11 to reserve your spot!

 

 

Job Posting Board

Stop by the Career Center to check out current job postings from exhibitors and other employers throughout Texas. To announce job postings at conference, please email them to SWO@baylor.edu or drop a copy off at the Helm Room at the Galveston Island Convention Center.

 

Career Center Sponsored Workshops

112. Professionalism & Personal Advancement in the Workplace

Thursday, October 5, 10:00 - 11:30 am, Yacht Room


Ann Liberman, MSW

Director Alumni, Career & Professional Development

University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work

This session will address the key areas of professionalism as determined by the Social Work Reform Board. Topics of discussion include expectations of workplace behavior, professional dress, verbal and nonverbal communications, boundaries, professional development, promoting the profession, and more. The workshop is designed both for students preparing to enter the profession as well as for practicing social workers committed to applying social work values and principles toward personal advancement in the professional world!

 

 

246. Navigating the Job Search Process: How to Successfully Market Yourself and Your Skills

Friday, October 6, 8:30 - 10:00 am, Yacht Room

Crystal Diaz-Espinoza, PhD
Director of Enrollment and Alumni Services
Baylor University's Diana R. Garland School of Social Work

Searching for a job is time consuming and can be overwhelming. This session will offer tangible ways to make yourself stand out in a competitive job market and help prepare you to search for a new job or make a career change. Topics will include resume tips, cover letter formatting, interviewing strategies, and salary negotiation techniques.

 

247. Are You LinkedIn or Left Out?

Friday, October 6, 10:30 am-12:00 pm, Yacht Room

Jennifer Luna Jackson, MSSW
Director, Career Services and Alumni Relations
The University of Texas at Austin, School of Social Work

Refresh and revive your online professional presence! In today’s world of social media, it’s more important than ever to ensure that your online profile and resume are fresh, current, and discoverable by your colleagues. Come to this LinkedIn workshop and learn how to create a professional profile that puts your best foot forward and shows off your abilities and accomplishments.  Even if you are not looking for a new opportunity, you never know when one might be looking for you!

 

 

NASW/texas Career Center hosted by:

The Garland School of Social Work at Baylor University
University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work

The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work

 

 

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