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 to practice in micro, mezzo, and macro arenas (with individuals, programs, and policies).
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.
The field of human services calls upon cross-cultural communication as a crucial skill and constant companion. In true Northeastern form, experiential education is the name of the game. To put theory into practice, undergraduate students in Ruth Economou and Jordan Fox-Kemper’s Human Services Counseling classes participated in cross-cultural interview exchanges with students in several sections…
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Five ways we can all be more empowering storytellers.
Dialoge of Civaliaztions- Zambia is a Summer II five weeks program at Lusaka, Zambia. Driving Social Change: The Role of Nonprofit and Change Markets in Zambia. Faculty Leader: Lori Gardinier
Lunchtime lecture with WGSS visiting scholar Juli Grigsby, happening this Thursday, October 30 in 270 Holmes.
Human Services Spring Advising Lunch