Social Activism, Minor
Students interested in activism will have opportunities to explore social movements, advocacy, and citizenship in a wide array of situations.
Students who minor in social activism will learn a variety of perspectives and practical approaches to social activism. Students interested in activism will have opportunities to explore social movements, advocacy, and citizenship in a wide array of situations. These opportunities arise from the wealth of advocacy organizations in Boston; the access Northeastern University students have to co-op experiences nationally and internationally; and Northeastern University’s Service-Learning Program. Course work in a variety of departments will enable students to successfully apply different skill sets and knowledge bases to future work as lawyers, nonprofit activists, community organizers, lobbyists, and volunteers.
Boston Bar Association
Congresswoman Nensi Pelosi
Governor Charlie Baker
Human Resources Professional
Public Information Officer
Public Relations Specialist
Social Media Manager
ability to work under pressure
creative problem-solving skills
performance and presentation skills
project management skills
verbal and written communication skills