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. Esther Laaninen, human services and international affairs combined major, was awarded the 2016 Fulbright Scholarship to be an English Teaching Assistant in Colombia. Esther participated in an intensive academic program paired with a substantial service-learning…
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The Finale: Reflection on London Dialogue of Civilization

By Roxanne Anderson I arrived home from Europe last night after a long time away from home. It is great to be back with my family, and I’m excited to see my friends. However, I can’t help but to feel that something is different about me upon my return. I feel more independent, knowledgeable and…
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Bidding adieu to London

By Chrissy Beluk The end of London was nothing short of a whirlwind. There was a unanimous agreement that the month had simply flown by way too quickly. Looking back at it now, I think the reason our group was sad to leave was because of how truly welcomed we felt at our host organizations….
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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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