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

Consider these 5 things before choosing a human services internship

 

Dewey Delisle started eight years ago at New England Center for Children (NECC) as an entry-level teacher. Now he finds himself training and managing interns as the Intern Specialist, and has great advice for students seeking a human service …

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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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Aimee Tejeda Lunn Employer Relations Manager
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Partnership for Public Service & Federal Government Internship Programs

The Partnership for Public Service is a non-profit & non-partisan organization that with the goal of providing support for current government workers and helping match young people to government opportunities. Learn more about their internship support programs!

By Harrison Hughes
Harrison Hughes Career Coach & Academic Advisor
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Future Internships

Do you see an internship in your future? If not, why not? An internship can be beneficial in many ways. It can help you decide if the major you have chosen is a good fit for you or not. It …

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Maureen Summit Graduate Staff Assistant
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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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