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.

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

Contact Us

George Sanchez

Professor of American Studies & Ethnicity and History


University of Southern California

3620 South Vermont Avenue

Kaprielian Hall 462

Los Angeles, California 90089-2534