Advanced Field Workshop
and Career Expo
Information for Current Students & Practicum Agencies
January 11, 2013- Social Work Career Expo: The Advanced Field Workshop and Career Expo is a full day of information about social work. The morning portion includes presentations for Prospective students on social work as a career, MSW coursework, field practicums, admissions and a faculty panel.
There is an optional luncheon with social work agency representatives, current MSW students, prospective MSW students, Division of social work faculty and staff, and campus representatives.
In the afternoon representatives Social Work Agencies will be available in a Career Expo format to discuss opportunities for field placements and/or careers in their organizations. There will be many opportunities for informal discussions and question/answer time throughout the day.
Current MSW Students: All current MSW students are invited to attend Social Work Career Day - no reservation is necessary unless you plan to participate in the optional lunch ($10 in advance mailed to the Division of Social Work). Students planning to graduate Spring 2013 or enter practicum in the Fall of 2013 are required to attend.
Social Work Agency Representatives: Invitations for the Career Expo will be mailed to Social Work agencies that regularly host Valdosta State University practicum students. There will also be an Advanced Field Instructor Workshop the morning of Career Expo. If you are an agency representative and would like a table at the Career Expo - or wish to participate in the Field Instructor Workshop, please register online: Field Instructor Workshop and Career Expo Registration.
If you are a Social Work Agency Representative and interested in discussing the possibility of hosting a Valdosta State University Master of Social Work practicum student in the future, please contact the Interim MSW Field Director - Mrs. Libby Bickers (firstname.lastname@example.org or 229-245-4337).
Career Day will be held on the third floor of the Student Union. Please enter the Student Union through the main Oak Street entrance. You may park (with a visitor's permit) in the Oak Street Parking Deck on the day of the event. Please do not park in handicapped, 24 hour reserved or fire lanes (unless you are authorized).
Please feel free to contact the Division of Social Work if you need further assistance with registration, parking or maps.
Updated: 15 October 2012