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Join us at Laurier

Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.

Sample Career Options

Note: Additional training and education may be required.

  • caseworker
  • child protection worker
  • community outreach worker
  • diversity consultant
  • group worker
  • medical social worker
  • mental health counsellor
  • policy analyst/advisor
  • program coordinator
  • program planner
  • rehabilitation counsellor
  • respite worker
  • social worker
  • support group facilitator
  • volunteer coordinator

Sample Industries/Types of Employers

  • alternative dispute resolutions organizations
  • boards of education
  • colleges/universities
  • community health centres
  • correctional facilities
  • counselling centres
  • employee assistance plan providers 
  • family and children’s services
  • family health teams
  • government agencies
  • hospitals
  • international development organizations
  • long-term care facilities
  • medical or psychiatric clinics
  • mental health centres
  • planning councils Residential facilities
  • social service agencies

"The motivation and support of the BSW faculty pushed me to pursue my MSW degree, and for that I am grateful. Upon graduation I was fully equipped with the tools required to succeed in a master's-level program."

– Dayna (BSW '17)

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