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

Human Services Organization and Student Veteran Organization

Center of Community Service awards Human Services Organization and Student Veteran Organization a Student Community Service Grant.  These grants provide financial support to students and/or student organization engaging in mutually beneficial community partnerships.

Across the Globe with Service-Learning

This summer three Northeastern University faculty members will lead Dialogues of Civilization (DOC) with a service-learning component. These faculty members are charged with fostering an environment of learning and growth for their students, while respecting the country in which they are guests. Dr. Lori Gardinier will be traveling to England with students partaking in the…
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Program Events

04/13/2016

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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04/13/2016

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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