About The Industry
Do you like to help people? Would you enjoy teaching people how to improve their lives? This industry includes careers that involve tending to families and to human needs. Careers in the human services industry involve helping people with a variety of needs, such as counseling and fitness training. Occupations in the human services industry typically require many different levels of education and training, with specific designations ranging from less than a high school diploma and short-term on-the-job training for occupations such as laundry and dry-cleaning workers to a doctoral or professional degree and an internship or residency for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists.