NASW Executive Director Offers Career Advice to Students Considering Careers in Advocacy

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Elizabeth J Clark PhD, ACSW

October 26, 2010

When it comes to jobs aimed at making a positive difference in the world, it’s hard to go past the field of advocacy. Elizabeth J. Clark,  executive director of the National Association of Social Workers was recently interviewed for an article in world.edu. In the article Clark defines advocacy positions, skills and career prospects. “Regardless of type or setting, advocacy professionals seek these positions because they want to make contributions within their chosen field,” says Clark. “An effective advocate will employ a number of skills and strong job candidates possess a mix of qualifications including appropriate academic degrees, relevant prior experience and demonstrated accomplishments within their chosen field.” View the full article here: http://world.edu/content/careers-series-advocate

World.edu is a website providing information and opportunities to individuals and organizations who embrace the future and take action. Target users include those seeking  jobs, courses and opportunities related to advocacy and social change.

Source: world.edu

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