Social Work is a practice-based profession devoted to empowerment and liberation of people, social change, development and social cohesion. Social work is a highly fulfilling career for people who are passionate about social causes and taking care of those in need. It entails addressing social issues, fighting against social discrimination, and taking care of the rights of victims of the same. The practise of social work promotes development, change, cohesion, and empowerment of communities and people. Professionals in this field of work aim to boost the overall well-being of different communities and people, as well as helping them meet their basic needs and exercise their basic rights in the face of injustice.
What can I do (Roles Available) ?
Child Welfare Social Worker
Public Social Worker
Corporate Social Responsibility
Substance Abuse Social Worker
Community Welfare Officer
Where can I work?
AIIMS, NIMHANS, JIPMER, District Health & Family Welfare, Govt. NGO's, Schools, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, UNICEF, Department of Rural Development (Govt of India), Panchayat & Rural Development Department (State Govts), Govt colleges
SMILE Foundation, Pratham, GOONJ, Sir Dorabji Tata Trust, HelpAge India, Katha, Uday Foundation, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, HelpAge India, CRY, Aaranyak, Akshaya Patra, Centre for Microfinance and Livelihood (Tata Trusts), Private colleges
Flexible Work Environment
Emotionally taxing job
Unpleasant situations may arise
Key Skills Required
What Should I study ?
Class XII with Any Stream - Bachelors in any discipline - M.S.W - Ph.D
Class XII with Any Stream - Bachelors in Social Work - M.S.W - Ph.D