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3CE is committed to helping you develop the skills to understand, create, and connect your rich liberal arts educational experience with future goals. Our core services include community service opportunities, career counseling, internships, job search planning and resources, and graduate school assistance. The 3CE Roadmap will assist you as you begin to explore, engage, and experience life at Lewis & Clark College. Take advantage of this resource–download it here or stop by the office to pick up your copy.

Major and Career Exploration

Learn about major and career paths and explore your values, interests, personality, and skills. Find information about potential fields.

Community Engagement

Get connected to the Portland community through meaningful service opportunities. The community engagement program is designed to give students the chance to engage, learn, and lead in communities with identified needs through ongoing and one-time service, immersion programs, and academic civic engagement.

Alternative Breaks

Engage with domestic and international communities through service as a participant or leader on an Alternative Break program. Groups work with community initiatives to address issues of power, privilege, and oppression that exist in local and global communities.

Academic Civic Engagement

Discover the value of integrating the community into the classroom. Students who participate in academic civic engagement courses have the opportunity to apply theoretical concepts to social issues and injustices in the community, hone critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and identify interests and passions to pursue.


Find information and resources for locating a great internship to match your interests and skills. Learn how to make the most of your experience.

Job Search Planning

Develop the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct an effective and focused job search. Learn to create a powerful resume and cover letter, network in a field, and polish your interviewing skills.

Graduate School

Explore graduate school options and locate resources for researching programs, preparing for entrance exams, and applying to schools.

Gap Year

Not ready to launch into a full-time job or graduate school? Explore your interests and clarify your goals through meaningful short-term work, service, research, or travel.

Need help? Click here  to schedule an appointment with a Career Counselor.