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Social Work

   The Social Work Major: Social Work is a proud profession involving helping individuals, families, groups and communities of all socioeconomic statuses, ages and ethnicities. It is an exciting career choice with many options and rewards if you care about people and are concerned about social change and social justice. For many social service jobs and to be considered a professional social worker, a bachelor's or master's degree in social work from an accredited institution is necessary.

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   Please click on the tabs below to see a list of sample occupations possible with a Social Work degree and a list employers who have hired Rutgers-Newark students with a degree in Social Work.

  • Sample Occupations
  • Employers who have Hired R-N Graduates

Sample Occupations

  • Social Worker
  • Probation/Parole Officer
  • Geriatric Social Worker
  • Nursing Home Group Worker
  • Cottage Parent
  • Community Volunteer Programs Administrator
  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Research Interviewer
  • Fund-raiser/Development Officer
  • Demographer
  • Hospice Coordinator
  • Criminologist
  • Community Service Agency Worker
  • Mental Health Coordinator
  • Consumer Advocate
  • Child Care Worker
  • Peace Corps/VISTA Worker
  • Clergy
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Personnel Interviewer
  • Police Officer
  • Admissions Counselor
  • Career Counselor
  • Church Worker
  • Congressional Aide
  • Lobbyist
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