Our office will be closed on Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday.   There will be no drop-ins on Wednesday this week.

Human Services

Welcome to the Human Services community. The field of human services is broad, with the objective to meet human needs; focusing on prevention, mediating problems, and continuing a commitment to improving the quality of life for the populations being served. Students in the following majors may be interested in the Human Services Career Community:

  • Africana Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Communication
  • Criminal Justice
  • English
  • Human Development
  • Interdisciplinary Studies – Religious Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Social Welfare
  • Sociology
  • Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies
  • And more!

Looking Ahead | The Social-Impact Sector in 2050

What does the future hold for nonprofits? Though specifics are hard to predict, social-impact organizations will likely play important roles in the coming decades; Rockefeller Center president Judith Rodin believes nonprofits will be seen as “an essential component of a …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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A Quick Guide to Careers in Social Work

A career in social work is one of the most effective ways to improve the quality of life of people around you. And the need for social workers is always on the rise. So if you have the desire to …

By Judy Robinson - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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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 …

By Bethany Wallace - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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Featured Resources

Internship Spotlights

UAlbany students have fantastic internship opportunities! Read on to get inspired:

 

Internship Spotlight – New York State Mesonet

 

Contact & Location

Phone
(518) 437-4900
Address

Science Library - G50
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222

CPD Service Hours

Office Hours Undergraduate Drop-ins
M 8:30 - 5:00 12:00 - 4:00
T 8:30 - 5:00 12:00 - 4:00
W 8:30 - 5:00 12:00 - 4:00
TH 8:30 - 5:00 12:00 - 4:00
F 8:30 - 5:00 12:00 - 4:00