Welcome to the Human Services Program!

The Human Services major prepares students for careers in social change by providing students with the theoretical and skill-based background necessary for practice and research.

Students take academically rigorous courses relevant to the field while honing their skills through our extensive experiential educational opportunities. Through courses, service-learning, co-op and internships, students acquire professional skills related to counseling, nonprofit management, political advocacy, and organizational and community development.

Program News

CSSH Endnotes: May 2016

Excerpts from the CSSH website full article found here. Two current CSSH students and one recent alumna have earned Fulbright scholarships. Ester Laaninen, human services and international affairs combined major, was awarded the 2016 Fulbright Scholarship to be an English Teaching Assistant in Colombia. Ester participated in an intensive academic program paired with a substantial service-learning…
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DOC London – First Impressions- Roxanne Anderson & Chrissy Beluk

Roxanne Anderson, a student in the Human Services Program, and Chrissy Beluk, who is majoring in Sociology and Human Services, are currently on a Dialogue of Civilizations in England. Here, they recount their first days in London. excerpt By Roxanne Anderson: I am on this dialogue as a Human Services student, excited to engage in work…
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2016 Northeastern Commencement: President Aoun’s Remarks (highlighting Océane Langreney)

Listen to President Aoun during the 2016 Commencement where at the 8 minute mark where he highlights Océane Langreney’s journey during her time as a Human Services major here.

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Program Events


2016 Valerie Gordon Lecture: Morten Kjaerum

Morten Kjaerum, Director, Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Sweden April 13, 2016: “Racism and Inclusion: Where is Europe Headed?” Morten Kjaerum is director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in Sweden. Previously, he was the first director of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) in…
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Canadian Entrepreneurs in New England (CENE) Edtech Conversation Panel

The CENE – Canadian Entrepreneurs in New England – is partnering with LearnLaunch to host a get together on edtech. ..
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