Social Work Opportunities in the Military

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 12 pm (Central)

Learn how military pay, benefits, and opportunities after service can help you grow your career as a social worker while serving your country!


social-work-opportunities-in-the-military--1-Are you pursuing or have you considered a career in social work?

Competitive salaries, housing allowances, bonuses, and employment opportunities after service, are a few reasons why the military can provide a great opportunity to help you launch your career. 
During this webinar, you will:
  • Get to know the process of joining the military as a healthcare officer
  • Understand what life looks like in the United States Air Force
  • Learn about the extensive benefits of military social work

   About the Presenter: 

usaf-bio-photo-prof-photo--jpegMichelle Sierra-Kwandham, USAF, Capt, AM'09 has served as an active duty social worker in the United States Air Force for over 4 years serving at JBSA Lackland in San Antonio, Texas and at her current overseas tour at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan.  She joined the military as a fully licensed clinician with previous experience with school counseling, therapeutic weight-loss, crisis counseling and hospital consulting.  She has a unique ability to talk about some of the differences between military vs. civilian social work practice.






Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 12pm (Central)


Cost: Complimentary

Location: Online 

Note: This event is a rebroadcast of a recorded webinar. Live Q&A will not be available.



Event Contact

Adam Sylvain
Assistant Director, Career Development
UChicago Alumni Career Programs