New York City Mayor’s Office Resume Portal

Interested in working for the City of New York? Consider submitting your resume to the Mayor’s Office of Appointments (MOA) Resume Portal.

The Mayor’s Office of Appointments recruits talented leaders from all fields to work towards achieving meaningful and positive change for New Yorkers, and to fulfill Mayor Bill de Blasio’s vision of diverse and inclusive leadership in NYC government. The Resume Portal helps them identify and connect leaders with opportunities in over 60 City agencies and mayoral offices.

Graduating students and alumni of Columbia School of Social Work are encouraged to create a profile and submit their resumes to MOA’s Resume Portal using the referral code #ColumbiaSSW2019. The process should take about 10 minutes to complete. See a preview of the requested information here.

District of Columbia Child and Family Services Agency Career and Internship Fair | Wednesday, October 30

The District of Columbia Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA) is hosting a “Be The Change” Career and Internship Fair for master’s level licensed and seasoned social workers, recent graduates, and interns who are passionate about keeping children safe, supporting families, and driving positive change in the District of Columbia.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
200 I Street SE, Washington, D.C. 20003
1st Floor Multipurpose, Room 1001

This is a great opportunity to connect with recruiters from Child Protective Services, Permanency, Office of Youth Empowerment, In-Home, and Kinship about employment opportunities with their administrations.

The Career Fair will include:

  • Meeting with Agency Director Brenda Donald
  • Question and Answer Panel Discussion
  • The Day in the Life of A Social Worker
  • Health and Wellness Activities & Giveaways
  • On the spot interviews

Light refreshments will be reserved.

There is limited space. Register today! (It’s FREE!)

The deadline for registration is Friday, October 25 or when the event capacity is reached.

To schedule your “on the spot interview”, click here. Attendees are asked to dress professionally and to bring copies of their résumés and current licensure to the event.

This location is metro accessible / Navy Yard.

Center for Court Innovation (CCI) + Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES) Recruitment Session | Tuesday, October 22

UPDATE: There will also be representatives from Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES), a non-profit committed to increasing public safety through innovative services that reduce crime and incarceration, improve behavioral health, promote recovery and rehabilitation, and create opportunities for success in the community.


Join us to meet and connect with representatives from the Center for Court Innovation, a non-profit dedicated to creating a more humane and effective justice system.

Center for Court Innovation (CCI) + Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES) Recruitment Session
Tuesday, October 22, 1:00 – 1:50 PM
CSSW Room C06

Register here

Those interested in criminal justice reform, alternatives to incarceration, restorative justice, violence reduction, and survivor support are highly encouraged to attend. They will be a number of social worker opportunities opening up, and this will a great opportunity to learn about them, what the day-to-day might look like in these roles, and how CCI is making an impact in the field as a whole.

About CCI

Originally founded as a public/private partnership between the New York State Unified Court System and the Fund for the City of New York, the Center for Court Innovation creates operating programs to test new ideas and solve problems, performs original research to determine what works (and what doesn’t), and provides expert assistance to justice reformers around the world. Read more about them on their website.

About CASES

CASES envisions a city in which a person’s previous criminal involvement or behavioral health does not limit the opportunity to realize his or her life. Through continuous innovation and the strategic disruption of ineffective responses to crime, addition, and mental illness, they aim to create solutions for some of the city’s most difficult public safety and public health challenges. Read more about them on their website.

Career Talk with Dr. Joy Ippolito | Wednesday, November 20

UPDATE: The talk will also feature Amber Porter, Venture Capital Associate, and Chaarvi Badani, Fall VC Associate and current Columbia SIPA student.

Join us for an intimate conversation with Dr. Joy Ippolito, Social Impact Investment Director at American Family Insurance Institute for Corporate and Social Impact, on how she uses her social work background and 18+ years of experience in social impact policy and research to guide venture capital investments for health youth development.

Career Talk with Dr. Joy Ippolito
Wednesday, November 20, 12:30 – 1:30 PM
CSSW Room C05

Register here

About Dr. Joy Ippolito

Dr. Joy Ippolito is a Social Impact Investment Director  or the newly launched American Family Insurance Institute for Corporate and Social Impact. She has more than 18 years of policy, research, and graduate teaching experience in urban education, child welfare, juvenile justice, mental health, and supporting healthy families and communities. She uses this knowledge to guide venture capital investments she makes in healthy youth development. Prior to joining the Institute, Joy was a state policy executive and the first Anti-Human Trafficking Coordinator for the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families. She previously taught human development at the Urban Education Institute and conducted implementation and evaluation research at Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, where she was the project manager for the federal evaluation of the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative (TPPI) for Chicago Public Schools.

She holds a doctorate in human development and master’s degree in prevention science and practice from Harvard University, a master’s degree in clinical social work from the University of Chicago, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Loyola University Chicago.