Career & Professional Development at Silver
Career preparation is an important part of a student’s academic journey at NYU Silver School of Social Work.
One of the many things that makes Silver special is that it has its very own office devoted to career and professional development, specifically for Silver students. The Office of Career & Professional Development at NYU Silver School of Social Work, in partnership with the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development, strives to prepare the best career-ready social workers in the field by providing personalized, inclusive, and student-centered guidance and partnering with faculty, alumni, and other departments to strategically integrate career competencies into all aspects of the student experience.
We aim to promote continual personal, professional, and community growth by offering comprehensive resources, tools, and programs that we hope will serve as a bridge between students’ academic experiences, identities, and their career paths; facilitate successful and fulfilling career journeys; and contribute to Silver’s mission to prepare social work ready practitioners to contribute to the advancement of the profession.
“The Office of Career & Professional Development has been an incredible support to me throughout my journey at Silver! I appreciate that this office is unlike any other career office I have experienced, in that it offers creative and engaging opportunities for students to explore what success in social work means to them. The resources they have created offer clear & tangible ways to go about the job-searching process in a way that makes it less intimidating. The CPD team members are a kind, enthusiastic, innovative, and supportive team who bring their own voices and personalities to the office to make it more inclusive and accessible to students.”
Sejal Mehta, MSW ’22
Silver Snapshot: Career Outcomes
NYU Silver alumni are making an impact around the world in a wide range of social service organizations, hospitals and healthcare settings, schools, and contribute in many other ways to elevating lives.
Top Industries for Employment
“CPD is one of the best resources that Silver has to offer. Being a career changer, I didn’t even know where to start when developing my professional skills in social work. CPD helped build my social work resume and enhance my networking skills through career coaching. The services and resources are expansive and fit students’ needs regardless of where they are in their social work journey.”
Josh Osborn, MSW ’23
Silver Snapshot: Salary Information
Students are encouraged to research all aspects of employment within the social work profession, including salary ranges. While salary can vary across fields of practice, the nature of work, location, and type of employer, here are some starting resources to aid you as you consider job offers and career moves.
Interested in attending our events?
NYU Silver offers a range of events and workshops to help students navigate their professional growth and development. Check out our upcoming Events & Workshops and email firstname.lastname@example.org to join!