This is one of the most popular career communities among current undergraduates. Virtually any Willamette major — from psychology to economics — can be useful for teaching or a career that incorporates youth advocacy.
Current students can intern at organizations such as Bush Elementary School, The Center for Hope and Safety, Family Building Blocks and the Salem Family Literacy Program.
Cocurricular options and resources
Willamette Academy is our own 8-12 grade college achievement program, where students regularly serve as mentors and instructors.
We also have strong relationships with programs like Teach for America, JET, and the Peace Corps, all of which prepare students for countless careers including social service, counseling and education. Other options include: