Apply now! Children’s Corp | Training Program + Job Placement

Children’s Corps aims to enhance the child welfare workforce by infusing the industry with passionate and dedicated workers who commit to supporting children & families in NYC, and have the potential to become leaders within the field.

Prior experience is not required to join the corps as each member completes a pre-service training that provides them with the knowledge and competencies needed to begin casework. The training brings together real world experience and classroom learning, while also building a community of support. After completing training, each member is placed at a partner agency in NYC. There, they receive a full-time salary and comprehensive benefits. During members’ two-year commitment, the program provides individualized peer-to-peer and staff support, professional mentorship, networking opportunities, and social events!

The application is now available! This opportunity is open to anyone who will have an MSW by July 4, 2023. To learn more about the program, please click here .

If you have any additional questions, please feel free to reach out to Erika Suarez ’19 at ([email protected]).

Now hiring! NYC Health + Hospitals Street Health Outreach and Wellness (SHOW)

NYC Health + Hospitals Street Health Outreach and Wellness (SHOW) program is hiring Social Workers!

The program utilizes mobile clinics to provide behavioral health, social service referrals, and harm reduction services to homeless New Yorkers.

This is a great opportunity for those interested in community outreach, street medicine, and health care while supporting individuals experiencing homelessness! Clinical supervision and hours, loan repayment, and other benefits are provided! Starting salary at $72-77K. Accepting applications for all locations: Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan, Woodhull Hospital in Brooklyn, Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx, and Elmhurst Hospital in Queens.

Want to learn more?

Attend their upcoming event on Tuesday, November 29th, 5:30-6:30 PM to learn about this initiative, opportunities for new and experienced social workers, and employee benefits! Join the event via Webex:


CASES Hiring Event for Social Workers | Nov 9 @ 3 PM

Interested in supporting New Yorkers impacted by the city’s criminal legal system, including youth, young adults, and people living with serious mental illnesses?

CASES will be hosting an in-person job fair on November 9th, 3:00 – 7:00 PM. Same-day interviews will be conducted for LMSW/LCSW positions available at locations in Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens & Brooklyn.

Building Authentic Connections | Wed 9/28 @ 12:30 PM

Join us for a conversation with alumni on Wednesday, September 28th, 12:30 – 1:30 PM to learn key strategies for effective networking and tips for initiating and maintaining relationships with prospective new contacts. Students will also learn about our Student-Alumni Career Mentoring Program!

Guest Speakers:
Liz Lawrence ’10 – Director, Office of Constituent Relations in the Office of Governor Phil Murphy
Heather Rolon ’11 – Program Supervisor, Outpatient Mental Health at Thrive Behavioral Health
Marlo Tablante ’07 – Head of Sustainability Transparency and Positioning at Meta

Event Details:
Wednesday, September 28
12:30 -1:30 PM (ET)

Peer Support Program for Recent Grads

Did you graduate in 2016 or later? If so, you have the opportunity to participate in a peer support group for CSSW alumni. Spearheaded by Alyssa Zakarian ’21, Syma Sambar ’21, and Ashley Leeds ’20, the group meets every second Sunday at 2:30 PM ET and every third Tuesday at 7:30 PM ET via Zoom.

Drop in to talk about social work, get advice on how to handle tricky situations in the workplace, or listen to the experiences of your CSSW colleagues. Guest speakers will be announced as well. To join in, register here. By doing so, you will also be subscribed to the CSSW Peer Sup listserv where you will receive information on group discussions, job opportunities, and latest trends.

Optimizing Your Online Presence for Your Career

Whether you’re just starting out, seeking a new opportunity, or looking to advance in your career, managing your online presence is essential. A strong presence can enhance your reputation, visibility, and consideration for prospective opportunities; the alternative can hurt your employability and career altogether without your even knowing!

You don’t have to be an expert to ensure that the image you’re projecting is in line with how you want others to see you. Check out some of these tips from Idealist on managing your online presence. You can also review LinkedIn’s overview on building an effective profile, networking via the platform, and much much more.

Did you know CSSW has a LinkedIn group for students and alumni? Join today to connect with your peers, learn about opportunities, and expand your network!