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Social & Community Services/Non-Profits

This interest field represents careers with not-for-profit organizations providing human and community services to the public in areas including community development, welfare, child welfare, healthcare reform and other issues involving, children, families, the elderly, and those in need of public assistance.  However, non-profit organizations cover a large span of interest areas from social and community services to education to environmental preservation to arts management and beyond. 

Related Majors at MSU

College of Arts and Letters: All majors

College of Communication Arts & Sciences: Communication

James Madison College: All majors

College of Social Science: All majors

Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (RCAH): All majors

Students from a broad range of majors (from colleges such as Natural Science) often develop key skills through coursework and experience that prepares them for careers in this field.

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Sample of employers who often recruit MSU students for internships and full-time positions

  • American Red Cross
  • AmeriCorps
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Clean Water Action
  • Community Mental Health
  • Department of Human Services
  • Eckerd Youth Alternative
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Lutheran Social Services
  • Peace Corps

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