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.
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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Read more from the 2014-2015 NU Service-Learning Year-End Report here. There is a strong Human Services community presence.
Community Job Fair on Wednesday, July 22nd from 10am to 3pm in the Curry Student Center.
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.