Each year the Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology department recognize one outstanding student.
Hands-On Experience in the Community
Making It Happen
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, competition for social worker jobs is expected in cities, where demand for services often is highest and training programs for social workers are prevalent. However, opportunities should be good in rural areas, which often find it difficult to attract and retain qualified staff. By specialty, job prospects may be best for those social workers with a background in gerontology and substance abuse treatment.