Human Services

Welcome to the Human Services Community! Learn more here about the different career paths you can pursue, get resources to start your career journey and take next steps to pursue career opportunities.

Human Service occupations are any that provide or facilitate services to improve the personal, emotional/mental wellbeing of others. This includes highly trained specialists like mental health care professionals, counselors & social workers as well as childcare workers, cosmetologists, personal care aides and workers representing religious organizations. If you have the motivation to improve the lives of others then the human services cluster is worth considering.

Occupations within Human Services

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As the end of the semester approaches, it’s time to start thinking about summer. This is a great time to recharge your batteries, look for job opportunities, and explore internships that will help you gain practical experience. One way to …

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Grade Checks

Have you checked your grades yet? If not, it’s a good idea to log in to your Canvas account and see where you stand in all your classes. Additionally, if you want to know how your grades will impact your …

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5 Things to Consider Before Choosing a Human Services Internship

Dewey Delisle works at the New England Center for Children (NECC), managing interns as the Intern Specialist.  During his eight years at NECC, Delisle, who started as an entry-level teacher with his bachelor’s and later obtained a Master’s degree in …

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Who’s Hiring? 11 Nonprofits Hiring for Manager-Level Roles

If you’ve been working in the social-impact sector for a few years, you may be starting to think about next steps; how you’d like to grow personally and professionally, and what you need to do to get to where you …

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Handshake Shares Impactful Jobs for Human Services Majors

Whether in Humanities, Psychology, or Human Development, the job market for Human Services majors may seem overwhelming, especially if you want to start your career in a meaningful field after finishing your degree. In a recent article by Handshake, WSU’s …

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Featured Resources

Federal Internship Finder

The Partnership for Public Service

The Partnership for Public Service is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works to support the …

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Learn From Professionals – What is it like working in Human Services?

When making decisions about what career to pursue, hearing from professionals within the field can provide extremely valuable prospective. Consider …

The following is a short list of organizations that assist in research of the occupations in the Human Services community.

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