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This page has been customized to match your interests in the Human Services Career Collective.

Learn about career options, events to attend, student organizations to consider joining, internships and jobs to explore, professional organizations to learn from, and the latest news related to the collective and your career development. 

Professions and Skills

might include:
  • Social Worker
  • Psychologist
  • Counselor or Therapist
  • Public Health Educator
  • Non-Profit Administrator
  • Home Health or Hospice Provider
(but not limited to)
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Time Management
  • Speaking
  • Active Listening
  • Reading Comprehension

Latest News

The field of Human Services is vast and has many varying definitions, however it can be summed up as the interdisciplinary practice of servicing your fellow human beings, whether individuals or groups such as families or communities in order to alleviate stress and change to help them function at their highest capacity.  Read More

Social workers help people cope with challenges in their lives. They help with a wide range of situations, such as adopting a child or being diagnosed with a terminal illness.

Advocacy is an important aspect of social work. Social workers advocate or raise awareness with and on behalf of their clients and the social work profession on local, state, and national levels.  Read More

Clubs & Organizations

  • Members of the 180 Christian Fellowship pursue a Christian life through prayer, worship, fellowship, and Bible study. The club seeks to contribute to the Eastern and Willimantic communities by encouraging thought-provoking and non-condemning spiritual and theological discussions, as well as building long-term, healthy and supportive relationships.

    For more information click here

  • Eastern's chapter of Habitat for Humanity provides responsible and effective student participation in building homes for people in need, working cooperatively with students and the community.
    For more information click here
  • Best Buddies volunteers are matched in mutually enriching friendships with persons with intellectual disabilities. The club provides and advocates activities to heighten awareness about equal opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities, including promoting one-to-one friendships and integrated employment.
    For more information click here
  • People Helping People engages students in social issues effect the local and global community while providing the opportunity to develop leadership and interpersonal skills.
    For more information click here
  • The Social Work Club provides educational engagement, community service activities and events for members and the Eastern community in support of the Social Work profession.

    For more information click here

Internship & Job Postings