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

8 Jobs That Are Great for Empaths (and 3 That Typically Aren’t)

While it’s important for everyone to get on a career path and find jobs that feel like the right fit for them, it’s especially important for empaths, who are more empathetic, sensitive, and in tune with others’ thoughts, feelings, and …

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The Everything Guide to a Career in Public Service

When I was 13 years old, I went to science camp. One day, I sat and listened as a scientist described what global warming was going to do to the planet—rising ocean levels, mass extinctions, devastation of populations around the …

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7 Climate Change Organizations You Should Know

Illustration by Marian Blair

Climate change, global warming, and extreme weather events seem to be prominent fixtures in the news cycle every day, everywhere you look. Scientists and government leaders around the world agree the planet is in a state of …

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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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