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

Two humanitarians bring hope to promising students in Kenya

July 23, 2015 by Jason Kornwitz   On the final after­noon of their 10-​​day human­i­tarian mis­sion to Kenya, Chelsey Gold­berg and Alexa Arm­strong recon­nected with a boy named Sam­muel and then took him to the optometrist. Sam­muel, 10, strug­gled to see, and expo­sure to the sun burned his eyes some­thing fierce. “We were well-​​versed on his…
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2014-2015 ‪‎NU Service-Learning‬ Year-End Report

Read more from the 2014-2015 ‪‎NU Service-Learning‬ Year-End Report here.  There is a strong Human Services community presence.

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Program Events

07/22/2015

Community Job Fair

Community Job Fair on Wednesday, July 22nd from 10am to 3pm in the Curry Student Center.

09/10/2015

Gathering Gratitude – A Welcome Week ‘Giving Game’ presented by NS4G and HSO

Gathering Gratitude – A Welcome Week ‘Giving Game’ presented by NS4G and HSO Giving Games can be a series of quick interactions, lasting just a few minutes, or group discussions lasting around an hour.  Giving Games are a way to learn about ways to give most effectively and determining impactful giving opportunities.

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