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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What is Job Shadowing? Definition, Benefits, and How to Set It Up

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Grade Checks

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All Majors! Public Service Internship Program

The Partnership for Public Service is a non-profit organization that seeks to connect students to government opportunities. The application for the Fall Future Leaders in Public Service Internship is now open! Apply by May 24th to be considered for a …

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Harrison Hughes Career Coach & Academic Advisor
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5 Things to Consider Before Choosing a Human Services Internship

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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?

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

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