Career Center Events and Announcements!

Announcements

TWO WEEKS LEFT TO RECEIVE COURSE CREDIT FOR UNPAID INTERNSHIP
The last day to register for an internship course is Friday, September 13, 2013. If you need course credit for an unpaid internship, register TODAY!

Federal labor law requires that students participating in an internship must either A) be paid by the employer; or, B) be enrolled in an internship for-credit course. Do you have an unpaid internship and need course credit? If so, register for one of USC’s 15+ internship courses. Take a look at our list of internship courses offered at USC — if you have questions, stop by our office in STU B1.

F-1 international students participating in a paid internship are required to receive Curricular Practical Training (CPT) authorization from OIS which requires enrolling in an internship course at USC. F-1 international students participating in an unpaid internship should contact OIS for more details regarding work authorization requirements.


Are you the first person in your family to go to college? Take a look at our First Generation College Student Mentor Program! This program will provide real world exposure to the working world through a mentorship that focuses on professional and career development. Students will be paired with USC alumni who also were first-generation college students. Apply now! The deadline to apply is September 11, 2013.


Join us for a special LinkedIn webinar, The Changing World of Getting Hired: Employers Reveal How They Find Top Candidates. USC has an exlcusive relationship with LinkedIn to provide crucial inside information on the best online recruiting strategies. Register now for this September 25, 2013 event.


Attention engineers! A brand-new class has been added to the Viterbi curriculum: Planning Your Engineering Career (ENGR 499) – 2 units – CR/NC.
Class # 28580D (D-clearance to be requested in RTH 110). The course will be offered fall 2013 only. This class is designed to help you develop skills, explore and plan a career path that is right for you. More information at http://careers.usc.edu/professional-pathway-career-courses#viterbi


Important Dates:

  • On-Campus Recruiting runs from September 16 – November 15, 2013, but many deadlines happen before then. Sign your OCR Contract to get access, then check out the jobs on connectSC!
  • The Fall 2013 Career Fair will be on September 19, attend workshops, get some career counseling, dress for success and come to the fair! Login to connectSC to see which employers are scheduled to attend!
  • Do more, now! Internship Week helps you meet recruiters from a wide variety of industries. Don’t miss this invaluable series of panel discussions September 30 – October 3.

Get connected to the Career Center employment opportunities by following us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter.


Resource Spotlight:

Log on to connectSC and go to Resources to view many assets to help aid in your career search. One example is:

Career Beam: a full-service career development portal designed to provide all the resources necessary to guide individuals through the strategic job search process and achieve their career goals. The USC Career Center pays a licensing fee to allow students free access to this resource.

Internships

Are you looking for an internship? Log on to connectSC and apply now! There are currently 1,100+ internship opportunities listed. Below is a sampling of positions.

PAID:

Lockheed Martin – American global aerospace, defense, security, and advanced technology company with worldwide interests.
Software Engineering Intern | Job ID 26111

Siemer & Associates – digital media, internet and technology investment bank.
Banking Analyst Intern | Job ID 26261

Starz – premium movie and original programming entertainment service provider.
Fall Original Programming Intern | Job ID 25148

UNPAID:

Eyes of the World Media Group – creates interactive, video, web, design, and animated works for socially conscious businesses and nonprofits.
Health Communications Intern | Job ID 26847

Jimmy Choo – high fashion house specializing in luxury shoes, designer bags, and accessories.
PR/VIP Internship | Job ID 26693

L.A. Works – nonprofit, volunteer action center that creates and implements hands-on community service projects.
Journalist | Job ID 18752

Full-time Positions

This section highlights a few full-time job opportunities. For a complete listing of all current jobs, log on to connectSC. New jobs are added daily.

FULL-TIME POSITIONS:

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation - provides funds to nonprofit organizations working to improve the lives of disadvantages and vulnerable people throughout the world.
Grants Assistant | Job ID 25848

Taco Bell Corp. - part of a family of fast food powerhouses which include KFC and Pizza Hut.
Application Support Engineer | Job ID 20873

The Walt Disney Company – diversified worldwide entertainment company.
Analyst – Analyst, Foreign Exchange Risk Management | Job ID 25651

Interview Schedules and Resume Collections EXPIRING this week (through 9/8/13)

Aramark | Aramark Accelerate to Leadership Program | Job ID 25227 | Deadline 9/7/13

Belvedere Trading | Trader Trainee | Job ID 21116 | Deadline 9/8/13

Deloitte & Touche | Deloitte Corporate Finance Investment Banking Analyst | Job ID 26832 | Deadline 9/8/13

Financial Technology Partners | Analyst | Job ID 23412 | 9/5/13

Guggenheim Partners | Analyst | Job ID 23157 | Deadline 9/5/13

Houlihan Lokey | Financial Analyst – Corporate Finance Group | Job ID 25390 | Deadline 9/2/13

Houlihan Lokey | Financial Analyst – Financial Restructuring Group | Job ID 25388 | Deadline 9/2/13

Insight Global | Recruiter/Account Manager | Job ID 25088 | Deadline 9/5/13

JMP Securities | Investment Banking Analyst | Job ID 23885 | Deadline 9/4/13

Prudential Capital Group | Investment Analyst | Job ID 21393 | Deadline 9/4/13

Stifel | 2014 Investment Banking Analyst | Job ID 21725 | Deadline 9/2/13

UNIQLO | UNIQLO Manager Candidate Program | Job ID 24180 | Deadline 9/7/13

Additional Opportunities

J.P. Morgan Asset Management Information Session for Asia Opportunities

Considering a career in Asia? Meet us here first.

Receive unique insight into opportunities in Private Bank & Investment Management in Asia Pacific.

Whether you are in your final year of study or you’re graduating in a couple of years, you’ll have probably started thinking about your options. So what about Asia? Sure, it’s where you come from, but it also happens to be home to many of the world’s truly dynamic economies, and opportunities to match. Joining our summer internship or full-time program in Asia is the best way to experience a career that complements all of you.

We’ll be having an exclusive information session in Los Angeles where you can find out more about working in Private Bank and Investment Management in Asia.

When: September 20, 2013 at 12:30pm – 2:00pm

Where: Event address will be indicated in the final invitation

Who it’s for: Students graduating in 2014 and 2015

How to attend: Apply by completing the online application form and attaching your resume before September 13, 2013 (23:55 HKT/ 11:55 EST). Successful applicants will be notified via the email address indicated in your application.

LGBT Tech Conference & Recruiting for Undergrads

Interested in technology? Want to learn about being LGBT and out in Silicon Valley?

Apply for the Out for Undergraduate Tech Conference, hosted October 19-20, 2013 at Facebook’s Silicon Valley headquarters. Last year, over 120+ students attended from across the country. Our sponsor companies include Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo!, Groupon, Adobe, Accenture and more. Students from both technical and non-technical backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Full scholarships that cover lodging and travel are available for accepted students.

The late deadline is September 22, 2013.

Application: register here!
More information: http://www.outforundergrad.org/technology
Questions? Check out the FAQs or email tech@outforundergrad.org

Rossier School of Education

Advance your career in education- attend an information session. Learn how to become a teacher, therapist, student affairs administrator, or education policy scholar through USC’s Rossier School of Education. Questions, contact rossier.info@usc.edu.

Theatre Communications Group (TCG)

Are you a young professional or student looking to start a career in not-for-profit theatre? Contribute to TCG’s mission to strengthen, nurture and promote the not-for-profit American theatre by engaging with programs that include:

  • Grantmaking
  • Professional development
  • Research and advocacy at the federal level

Connect with theatre leaders and breaking trends through our publications and networks; including American Theatre magazine, the theatre job bulletin ARTSEARCH, the TCG Circle blog, our online community Conference 2.0 and a book program that features 12 Pulitzer Prize-winning plays. In all of our activities, we seek to advance our core values of activism, artistry, diversity and global citizenship. For detailed descriptions of the internships available and how to apply, please visit us at TCG.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Competitive fellowships are your chance to become a true global scholar. Choose your own adventure: study at a foreign university, learn a new language abroad, conduct research or earn money for graduate school.  Please visit the USC Office of Academic & International Fellowships to learn more about these fantastic opportunities.

You have the opportunity to obtain funding to continue your studies internationally or nationally through a scholarship or fellowship. Come learn more about scholarships such as the Boren Scholarship (study abroad-language study), Fulbright UK Summer Institute, Gilman Scholarship (study abroad), and Truman Scholarship (graduate school & internship) to name a few.

Information sessions will be held on the following days & times:
Wednesday, September 4, 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Wednesday, September 18, 10:00am – 11:00am
Location for both sessions: Leavey Library Auditorium

Below are a few with upcoming deadlines:

Marshall Scholarship – September 3, 2013
The scholarship provides tuition & stipend to pursue graduate study at any institution of higher education in the United Kingdom.

Mitchell Scholarship – September 3, 2013
The scholarship provides tuition & stipend to pursue graduate study at one of nine institutions of higher education in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Rhodes Scholarship – September 3, 2013
The scholarship provides one to three years of graduate study at Oxford University in England.

Fulbright Student Grant – September 13, 2013
The grant funds one year of study or research in one of over 140 countries or an English Teaching Assistantship in one of over 60 countries.

WIN $12,000 IN CASH PRIZES AT THE 2013 USC STUDENT INNOVATOR SHOWCASE AND FAST PITCH

Open to USC graduate and undergraduate students of ALL disciplines.

Application deadline: September 15, 2013 at 5pm PST. Apply here.

Do you have an invention you want to share? An idea you’re excited to turn into reality? An awesome team to do it with? The USC Student Innovator Showcase and Fast Pitch is the perfect opportunity to exhibit your one-of-a-kind creation. At the Showcase, you will get the chance to pitch your project to a panel of innovation experts, including USC faculty and staff as well as successful entrepreneurs and investors from the LA area. Participants will be in the running for $12,000 in cash prizes!

The 2013 USC Student Innovator Showcase will be on October 25 from 9:00am to 4:00pm in front of the Hancock Foundation Building (AHF). At the Showcase, the panel of judges will visit each project in search of the most innovative ideas. Following the Showcase, the judges will select 10 finalists to participate in the Student Innovator Fast Pitch starting at 5:00pm in Herklotz Courtyard. After each three-minute pitch, judges, peers and parents can ask questions. Awards will be presented to the top four innovators in the following categories:

Most Innovative Award: $5,500 (funded by the USC Stevens Center for Innovation)
Most Promising Business Concept Award: $5,500 (funded by the Diem Shotwell Metcalfe Family Fund)
Student Choice Award: $600
Parents Choice Award: $600

If you have any questions, please email Kelsey Goelz, Student Outreach Coordinator, goelz@usc.edu.

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