Good Shepherd Services is hosting a Virtual Information Session and Career Fair on Thursday, November 4, 2021, from 12:00 – 3:00 PM ET with a strong focus on Social Work careers.
Meet with Social Workers from different program areas (Foster Care, Prevention, Domestic Violence, Residential and School based programs), hear how their work impacts NYC communities, get a glimpse into a day-in-the-life of various roles, and find out what career tracks are available to you.
Those from all experience levels are invited to join.
Register here: https://tinyurl.com/xbcfuz5s
In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM), recognized from September 15 to October 15, the Bureau of Global Public Affairs (GPA) has partnered with the Hispanic Employee Council of Foreign Affairs Agencies (HECFAA) to host the Department’s inaugural HHM Student Foreign Policy Symposium.
When: Thursday, October 14, 2021, from 9:00 AM to 6:30 PM EDT | Zoom
If you are interested in international affairs, foreign policy, or a career as a diplomat this is the symposium for you! After the symposium, there will be an engaging “After Hours Networking Event” with members of HECFAA, Recruiters, and other Diplomats from the agency from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.
The offices of Career Services and Leadership Management; Development and Alumni Relations; and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are pleased to invite students to our 4th Annual Communities of Color Virtual Networking Event on Thursday, October 28.
All those who identify as students of color/BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) are encouraged to participate!
This is a great opportunity to meet and mingle with a group of distinguished alumni of color, learn about their career paths and trajectories, and get tips and advice on navigating your own path as a professional of color in a dedicated virtual support space.
The list of featured alumni can be found below.
Thursday, October 28
6:30 – 8:00 pm ET
Pre-registration is required.
Sign up here using your LionMail account by Tuesday, October 26. We ask that you only register if you are able to attend.
- Noel Altaha ’16 – Senior Program Manager, Center for Court Innovation
- Priscilla Chen ’08 – Assistant Director of Counseling, Integration Charter Schools
- Sidney Delince ’19 – Quality Resource Manager, YAI / Psychotherapist, Gender and Sexuality Therapy Center
- Aliya Donn ’16 – Consultant/Cybersecurity Analyst, Security Risk Advisors
- Shanequa Moore ’10 – Founder & CEO, I’RAISE
- Kirk Royster ’14 – Director, Operations, Bowery Residents’ Committee
- Jasmin Tobar ’16 – Education and Mentorship Programs Manager, The Salvadoran American Leadership and Education Fund
- Pablo Venturino ’16 – Associate Director, Workforce Development, DC Government
Read more about our participating alumni.
- Hannah Green ’18, Program Associate at Vera Institute of Justice, The Initiative to End Girls’ Incarceration
- Samantha Phillips, Director of Talent & Recruitment at Color Of Change
- Theresa Thanjan ’97, Senior Manager of Member Engagement at New York Immigration Coalition
The idea of networking can be anxiety-provoking for many, no matter what career stage they’re in, leading some to avoid it. Yet, it still remains the number one strategy to land opportunities and an essential component of one’s career development.
Networking is more than talking to strangers; it is a process of building relationships towards a mutual exchange of support, resources, and information. It is also a way of letting others know your skills and passions and getting noticed in the field. (You can’t get noticed if people don’t know you!)
Not sure how to get started? Then lead with your curiosity.
Perhaps you’re wondering what you can do with your degree or concentration or how others with similar backgrounds and experiences landed their roles. Or maybe you’re still exploring and want to know different opportunities you might find meaningful. Find people with direct knowledge of your interest area and start a conversation:
- Faculty, supervisors and colleagues in field, peers, and alumni currently working in your field of interest
- Professionals you admire regardless of their background whom you can connect with through industry events, professional associations, or virtual networking communities, such as those on LinkedIn
- Recruiters, hiring managers, and organizational representatives hosting information sessions and related recruitment and networking activities
Don’t forget that professionals outside your immediate scope of interest can also possess valuable insights, including how to effectively transition from student to professional, advance to leadership positions, or maintain work-life balance and self-care.
Whomever you choose to reach out to, make sure to tailor your conversation to the individual and assess what specifically you hope to learn from them so you can identify your next steps.
If the idea of networking and informational interviewing still feels intimidating, remember that you don’t need to know everything to have a fruitful conversation. Asking questions like “How do I get started?” or “Where do I go from here?” are acceptable conversation starters, particularly with social work educators and alumni. The main goal is to start somewhere!
Shared by the NASW-NYC Chapter:
The NASW-NYC CARES Member Ambassador program is proud to present the second virtual student symposium, designed to support NYC social work students, on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 7:00 pm EST. Based on the overwhelming responses from attendees of the student town hall held in the fall semester that focused on student experience in the era of virtual learning, the spring 2021 student symposium will focus on field placement in the COVID-19 environment.
The goals for this event:
- Discuss and share field placement experiences in the COVID-19 environment
- Hear from social work professionals who work in field placement
- Network with students of social work and social work professionals in NYC
- Get insight, resources, and tips for your own field placement journey
- Get updated on how you can become involved and engaged with the chapter if you’re a new grad or soon to graduate
Visit www.naswnyc.org/SpringSS2021 to register and learn more.
ADA accommodation requests and questions should be emailed to [email protected].
This is a FREE event open to all NYC students of social work!
Open to both NASW Members & Non-Members!
First Year Students Encouraged to Join!
Shared by the NASW-NYC Chapter:
The NASW-NYC Chapter is proud to announce the first NASW-NYC Social Work Month Series:
Committed to promoting the value and visibility of the social work profession and enhancing the profession’s credibility and influence at state and local levels, the NASW-NYC has designed various events over the course of the month that speak to the scope of social work.
This Social Work Month series is designed to offer opportunities for engagement, networking, learning, and more to social workers across the five boroughs, reminding us all of the essential importance of social workers and exemplifying the 2021 Social Work Month theme of NASW. In the era of COVID-19 and the changes and issues it has brought, this series hopes to encourage and support our NYC social workers.
The series is FREE (unless otherwise indicated) and open to all social workers of all levels and fields, including students.
WEEK ONE of the Social Work Month Series includes L.E.A.D and a FREE CE Opportunity with the NYC Commission on Human Rights worth 2 CE Contact Hours!
Click here to view the full schedule and details and to register.
Questions about the NASW-NYC Social Work Month Series should be directed to [email protected]