Are you part of a professional social work network? Consider joining one to get access to tools and resources specific to the social work field. You can find a number of organizations listed under “Professional Organizations” in Career Connect’s Document Library that are seeking to connect and support students, new professionals, and experienced professionals at all levels.
Sample Professional Organizations
At NASW, members can enjoy benefits and networking provided by both the NASW national office and their local chapter, for one annual fee ($57 for MSW students and $225 for professionals). They also recently launched MyNASW Online Community, a virtual community where members can rally around topics of concern, locate colleagues in your specialty where you live or work, find or be a mentor to new professionals, post useful articles and resources, and much more.