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A Rewarding and Valuable Career

Social work: Making a difference in peoples' lives and communities.

 

 

As a student, you will be prepared to work in a variety of settings, including child welfare, mental health, criminal and juvenile justice, gerontology, domestic violence, health care, community development, policy practice, and research. If you are concerned with matters of social justice and want to make a difference in peoples' lives and your communities, we invite you to consider the social work profession as a rewarding and valuable career.

Introduction to UNLV's School of Social Work

What's Happening

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Aug. 7, 2018

A new book explores Gandhian thought and Quakerism to show us how both contribute to humanity’s quest for world peace.

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Jun. 6, 2018

Ivet Aldaba-Valera was the first in her family to graduate from college and now she’s helping other first-generation students get to the finish line, too.

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Apr. 27, 2018

Two paws up for these grads who share their love of UNLV through the eyes of their sheepadoodles.

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Feb. 8, 2018

UNLV practicum helps social work students find the right fit and connect to future jobs.

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Nov. 9, 2017

College of Urban Affairs partners with community groups to stop Southern Nevada crisis.

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