University of Southern California

SCampus Student Guidebook

Student Services

Career Center

Associate Dean/Executive Director: Carl Martellino
(213) 740-9111
(213) 740-9104 (FAX)
Student Union 110
Email: careers@usc.edu
careers.usc.edu


The mission of the USC Career Center is to provide exceptional career services to all members of the Trojan Family. The Career Center is located in the Student Union Building and is your “one stop” for information on jobs and internships.

You can attend a workshop or event, arrange an appointment with a career counselor or have a quick question answered during walk-in hours every day from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Having trouble selecting a major? Undecided about your career plans? Maybe you’re looking for an internship. Visit the center between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or anytime online at careers.usc.edu.

Services and Resources

Career Counseling

Counseling sessions are available by appointment for career issues related to selecting or changing your major, general career planning, assessments such as Myers-Briggs, specialized job search strategies, networking and information interviews.

Drop-in Advising

Brief feedback sessions (10-15 minutes) on career topics are available during drop-in advising Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. You can have your résumé checked, ask questions about our programs and events, find out about our online resources or ask any other question about your career needs. No appointment necessary.

On-campus Recruiting

The Career Center hosts numerous employers each semester who are seeking USC graduates from all majors for full-time and internship opportunities. If you would like to take part, register with connectSC online at careers.usc.edu.

Online Job and Internship Listings

Online opportunities for full-time and part-time jobs, as well as internships, are available for all students who register with the Career Center by completing the online registration form available at careers.usc.edu for the connectSC system or by visiting the center.

Career Fairs

Each semester more than 180 employers attend the Career Fair with information about opportunities in their organizations. Career Fairs take place from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. along Trousdale Parkway. Information regarding upcoming events is available on the calendar section of the Website.

Workshops

Workshops include Explore@4, job search strategies, résumé writing, interview techniques and networking. All workshops take place at the Career Center.

Internships

The Career Center provides USC students with knowledge about all types of internships and access to resources to help identify the right opportunity. USC is also a member of iNet, a nationwide consortium of schools that has internship listings throughout the country.

connectSC Career Network

The connectSC Career Network (careers.usc.edu/careernetwork) provides an opportunity to interact with USC alumni to gain valuable information about targeted fields and career goals. Find out about specific fields and organizations by talking to members of the Trojan Family.


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