Career Development

Handshake is the Career Development Center’s new recruiting and career services platform for Barry University School of Social Work students and alumni.

With Handshake, you can:

  • Connect with Employers and Mentors
  • Search Jobs and Internship Opportunities Based on Your Interests
  • Find Career Events
  • Schedule Appointments with Your Career Counselor


School of Social Work Job Board

Other job resources Click here to download an updated listing of helpful websites to help you with your job search. On this listing you can find information on career websites, organizations and other professional associations that will be useful to our students on their future endeavors.

Career Development Center Resources-Barry University

The Career Development Center is available to assist students and alumni with a variety of career-related services, events, and resources. Our career Counselor liaison, Gurbet Akdogan, at the University’s Career Development Center, is always available to help Social Work students and alumni with all aspects of the career search process. To Access the Career Development Resource Center, click here.

Office Contact Information

R. Kirk Landon Student Union, Suite 205
11300 NE Second Avenue, Miami Shores, FL 33161-6695
Phone: (305) 899-4010 • Fax: (305) 899-4009
Email: *

Hours of Operation & Appointment Policies
Open Monday to Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Appointment Policies

All students and alumni must make an appointment to meet with a career counselor at least 24 hours in advance. All after hour appointments must be made at least 48 hours in advance of the requested appointment time. If you will not be able to make it to the appointment time, please call our office to reschedule. If you are more than 15 minutes late on the day of your appointment, it will be cancelled.