JCL General Major

Work that is meaningful. Work that has impact. Learning with and through theory, research and engaged practice about the diverse needs and capacities of our communities.

JCL is excellent for students who wish to pursue a creative and rigorous program of  as preparation for future careers in law, the non-profit sector, social work, public service, education, business, communications, or for future academic work on the graduate level.

JCL graduates are well prepared for responsible roles as citizens of the 21st century. In addition to elementary teaching, JCL graduates are particularly suited to careers in:

  • Legal
  • Law Enforcement
  • Business
  • Government, Civil Service, City Planner, City Manager, Elected Official
  • Secondary Teaching
  • Higher Education, Research
  • Community Service, Community Relations
  • Social work, Social activism
  • Counseling, Volunteer Coordinator, Non-profit Work
  • Politics, Campaign work, Lobbyist
  • Copy Editor, Publisher
  • Firefighter
  • Health Services
  • Human Resources
  • International Aid Worker, Diplomatic Corps
  • Librarian, Archivist
  • Journalism, Writer
  • Public Relations
  • Real Estate
  • Grant Writer