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

Sarah Weihl, Second Year Human Services/International Affairs Major, in The Huntington News

Check out this article on Northeastern’s Feminist Student Organization and the play they recently put on, “The Vagina Monologues”. FSO co-president Sarah Weihl, a second-year human services and international affairs combined major said “We do this as part of the national V-Day campaign, which is ‘Vagina Monologues’ and some other events that happen every year…
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Northeastern Students Helped Communities During Spring Break

Read more about the volunteer work our students did in Las Marias, Puerto Rico: https://bit.ly/2u83END 

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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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