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Human Services Research Opportunities & Collaborations

  • UMM Students
  • UMM Students
  • UMM Students
  • UMM Students
  • UMM Students

Students in the Human Services Discipline at Morris have ample opportunity to participate in hands-on, real world research and work that links classroom and career. Through service learning, internships, work in the field, and other opportunities, students get crucial practical experience that prepares them for professional life.

Depending on each individual student's interest, a wide array of possibilities for field experiences are available. To ensure projects fit with a student's course of study, they are arranged in conjunction with a faculty advisor. Morris Human Services students have worked in many venues:

  • State and community hospitals
  • Residential treatment centers for disturbed adolescents
  • Community mental health centers
  • School and college counseling services
  • Business and government personnel offices
  • Programs for the disabled and aged
  • Nursing homes
  • Educational and therapeutic camps
  • Chemical dependency treatment centers
  • Rape and abuse crisis centers
  • Other human services programs


Financial support for student research is available through many venues. University funding opportunities are consolidated by the Academic Center for Enrichment (ACE).