Kathy Marcolina, MSS, LSW
610-526-5174 (to schedule an appointment)
Office Hours at GSSWSR
Wednesday afternoons until 5:30
Search for Employment Opportunities in Network News
The Graduate School of Social Work learns of jobs from many area agencies, social work alumnae/i and area employers via multiple sources. Social Work as well as Human & Social Services job listings, among others, are posted for current students and alumnae/i in our on-line password protected job board, Network News.
Generated by the Career Development Office (CDO), this listing offers professional full and part-time jobs across a wide spectrum of categories. Please call or email the CDO for the password at 610-526-5174 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You should expect a response within one working day.
Jobs of particular interest to social work students and alumnae/i of GSSWSR can be easily accessed using the drop-down “category” box and choosing Social Work or others to see the current jobs posted in those categories. In the “Search” box, you may also search the “organization” and “position” fields with a keyword of your choice. To search by state, enter the initials of a state into the “Search” box.
Consult with a career counselor conveniently in our classroom building. Discuss your personal career goals and plan your job search strategy. Have your resume or c.v. critiqued. All meetings are confidential.
Planned conveniently during students' class breaks, career workshops address issues like licensure, resume and cover letter writing, networking and interviewing.
See the current schedule of workshops on the GSSWSR Events Calendar.
Many alumnae/i from the Graduate School of Social Work and from Bryn Mawr College are willing to talk with students and other alumnae/i about what they do. Our alumnae/i are among our most valued resources. If you are evaluating career opportunities, seeking information about employers or wish to learn more about a professional role, the advice of experienced alumnae/i can be invaluable.
Online Alumnae/i Directory: http://www.brynmawr.edu/alumnae/virtual_info.shtml
If you have not previously received a password, follow the link to "Request a Password".
Athena's web is another online community of Bryn Mawr alumnae/i. This will connect you to a pool of alums in any particular region.
Athena's Web: www.brynmawr.edu/alumnae/athenasweb/
Letters of Reference Service
The Bryn Mawr/Haverford Bi-college Office of Career Development (CDO) offers a "credentials" service whereby you may store your letters of reference. Upon request, the CDO forwards letters on your behalf to potential employers or to graduate schools. Learn more about the service and download forms at: www.haverford.edu/cdo/services/credentials/
Located on site at the School of Social Work , the annual Career Information and Jobs Fair hosts 30 (plus) employers who come to campus specifically to meet with social work students.
In keeping with the School's commitment to continuous learning throughout each social worker's career, the School offers a professional development series running from October through February. These workshops for post-graduate professionals present a spectrum of social work issues sensitive to the needs and suggestions of alumnae/i. See current schedule of Professional Development classes.