Civic Engagement

Founded in 1972, the Joint Educational Project (JEP) is one of the oldest and largest service-learning programs in the United States.


This office is charged with managing USC’s relationships with its external constituencies, including neighborhood residents, civic leaders and other stakeholders from the neighborhoods surrounding the University Park and Health Sciences campuses.

Courses for Internships 
  • Click the link above for courses that provide internship credit for experience in the Los Angeles community. Please go directly to the department for more information.
African American/Latino Relations 
Courses and Research 
Graduate Certificate in Civic Engagement 
  • About the USC Certificate in Civic Engagement
  • Why a Certificate in Civic Engagement?
  • Requirements