University School Of Social Work

1300 Words Oct 27th, 2015 6 Pages
The reason that I wish to apply to Rutgers University School of social work is that I want to further my education. I have worked very hard during my undergraduate year at Rutgers University, and I am proud of my achievements. I understand that a bachelor 's degree is considered entry-level in the field of social work, and I would like to earn an MSW degree so that I can have a broader spectrum of career opportunities. I have worked as a social worker in the mentally ill population since achieving my undergraduate degree from Rutgers University, and currently I am working with geriatric population. If I am granted admission into the Rutgers school of social work, I will be overwhelmed with happiness, and I will work hard to achieve my MSW degree. I believe in what Social Workers do for society protecting and supporting the vulnerable population, making resources more accessible to those that are out of reach, and challenging adversity for the sake of justice. My personal experience that affected my decision to be a Social Worker is when I volunteered at The Melvin Cottrell Center for Senior citizens and the disabled. I enjoyed working with the seniors and everyday was a new experience. The seniors enjoyed working with me as well I listened to old war stories, young love stories, and the love and admiration that a grandparent or grandparents have for their grandchild. I built a connection with the seniors, and I can remember playing bowling, board games, arts and…
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