Social Work

CSU, Chico Catalog Description

Some graduates with Social Work degrees have pursued one or more of the following occupations:
Affirmative Action Coordinator
Behavioral Disorder Counselor
Camp Counselor
Career and Vocational Counselor
Case Worker
Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
College Instructor
Child Development Specialist
Community Organization Director
Community Outreach Worker
Community Support Worker
Correctional Treatment Specialist
Counseling Director
Employment Counselor
Family Services Social Worker
Family Support Officer
Financial Aid Counselor
Grant Coordinator
Group Social Worker
Health Services Manager
Human Service Worker
Management Trainee
Medical Social Worker (MSW)
Parole Officer
Placement Technician
Pretrial Services Officer
Program Coordinator
Public Health Social Worker
Rehabilitation Counselor
Social Service Worker
Social Workers
Volunteer Services Director


  • Typically co-curricular activities, work experience and/or internships are essential (in addition to earning a college degree) to be competitive in the job market upon graduation.
  • Some occupations may require advanced degrees and/or training (check with the Career Center regarding your target occupations).
  • Please visit the Career Center (SSC 270) early in your college experience to get ideas on how to build your resume.

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