Service-Learning for Students
Looking to get career experience and connect to your community in a supportive classroom environment? Check out a Service-Learning class! Service-Learning is an approach to education that helps you learn your course material while producing work of real value for a nonprofit organization that serves the community.
In a Service-Learning course, you will:
- Build your professional network as you work directly with people in the community
- Add high-impact work and new skills to your resume
- Get the opportunity to learn about and empower your community
- Learn the course material through real world, hands-on experience
- Earn course credit
Many courses in every college across the university incorporate service-learning. These courses are marked with an "S" attribute in the course catalog.
To find a Service-Learning course:
- Search class offerings in the course catalogue
- Choose your semester
- Click Additional Search Criteria
- Course Attribute: choose “UC Transcripted Attributes”
- Course Attribute Value: choose “Service Learning Course”
There are also opportunities to get paid for your work at a nonprofit organization with our Service-Learning Co-op Program.
- Look for courses with the "S" (Service-Learning) attribute in the course catalog
- Ask your professors to add a service-learning component to the courses they teach
- Take a Service-Learning Collaboratory course