Welcome to the Human Services Program!

The Human Services program prepares students for careers in social change by providing students with the theoretical and skill-based background necessary for practice and research.

The Human Services program strives to provide a holistic educational experience for all of our students. Consistent with CSSH’s Experiential Liberal Arts (ELA) emphasis, our students combine Northeastern’s signature focus on experiential learning, grounded in co-operative education, with the rigorous study of society, culture, politics, and ethics in a way that is mutually reinforcing.

Program News

Founder of the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia University: Professor Raymond Horton

By Charlotte Fall On November 5th Professor Raymond Horton, the founder of the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia University joined SEI to speak to our students and faculty. He shared his insights on social enterprise, entrepreneurship, international development, nonprofit and public management, and corporate social responsibility. He also shared his opinions on the outcome…
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Trivia Night Highlights

Quizmaster Collin was an incredible host and posted about us on the GeeksWhoDrink blog. Some highlights from his post: It was so much fun seeing you all again! This year was just as competitive as last year. We enjoyed smashing the glass ceiling which paired so well with the Feminist Ice Cream that was served. All…
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Program Events


Sustaining Yourself in the Age of #MeToo: A Self-Care Workshop

It’s hard to pick up the paper or sign on to social media without facing a barrage of news stories related to sexual violence. While it’s great that #MeToo has pushed the national dialogue about sexual violence to the forefront, it can also be overwhelming. In the midst of all this, you—survivors, significant others, and…
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Spotlight Series on Race: Millennials Respond

A millennial response to the Globe Spotlight Series on Race is being held on April 12, 2018 FROM 6:30-8 at the Emerson Paramount Center with a small reception to follow. The Boston Globe series highlighted the black brain drain happening in Boston and we will engage with the young people who have chosen to stay…
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