Career Center & Student Employment

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
  • Counselor
  • 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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