Winter 2022
School Updates

Career Center and Continuing Education

Read the latest from the VanKirk Career Center and the Office of Continuing Education.

The VanKirk Career Center Is Here for You

The University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work’s VanKirk Career Center offers a wide array of services to help you achieve your career goals. The center offers individual consultations, workshops, and job fairs throughout the year. You also can find job opportunities from all areas of the field on the center’s website. In addition, the center provides support to alumni who are preparing to take the social work licensure exam.

Visit​resources/career-services for more details about upcoming events and workshops.


New Programs and Courses from the Office of Professional and Continuing Education

In 2022, the Office of Professional and Continuing Education will be:

•          launching three new asynchronous micro credential programs: Introductory and Intermediate Motivational Interviewing, LCSW Supervisory Institute, and Race and Trauma;

•          adding new programs to our continuing education (CE) on-demand course offerings every month;

•          offering monthly CE program highlights (and discounts!) through our email newsletter;

•          kicking off LCSW/LSW Supervision Matching Program (made possible through grant funding from Staunton Farm Foundation) for social workers with traditionally marginalized backgrounds; and

•          continuing to provide live, virtual, and asynchronous CE course options for licensed professionals to obtain their necessary CE hours in the way that is most convenient for them.

More information about all of these topics (and the sign-up form for email newsletter) can be found at