Career Center Events – October 2014

Featured Career Workshops – October 2014
Free and open to all students. RSVP through connectSC.

Wednesday, Oct 1st
Interviewing Strategies
12:00 – 1:00 PM (STU B3)
Explore@4: Consulting
4:00 – 5:00 PM (TCC 450)

Thursday, Oct 2nd
Global Job Search
5:30 – 7:00 PM (Online)Fall 2014 Diversity Networking Mixer
6:00 – 8:00 PM (TCC Ballroom)

Monday, Oct 6th
Internship Week: Business & Management
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM (STU B3)Internship Week: Marketing & PR
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM (STU B3)

Tuesday, Oct 7th
Internship Week: Accounting & Consulting
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM (TCC 350/351/352)
Internship Week: Communication & Digital Media
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM (TCC 350/351/352)

Wednesday, Oct 8th
Fall 2014 Viterbi Engineering Career Fair
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (3651 Watt Way)
Internship Week: Sustainability
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM (STU B3)
Internship Week: Finance
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM (STU B3)

Thursday, Oct 9th
Internship Week: IT & Software Programming
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM (TCC 350/351/352)
Internship Week: Entertainment
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM (TCC 350/351/352)

Monday, Oct 13th
Job Search Using Social Media
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (STU B3)

Tuesday, Oct 14th
Effective Resumes & Cover Letters
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM (DML 240)

Wednesday, Oct 15th
Job Search Strategies for International Students
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (DML 240)

Monday, Oct 20th
Crafting your Elevator Pitch
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (STU B3)

Tuesday, Oct 21st
The Art of Networking
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (TCC 450)
Our Services at a Glance – A First Generation College Student’s Special Event
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM (STU B6)

Wednesday, Oct 22nd
Global Fellows Information Session

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (STU B3)

Thursday, Oct 30th
Graduate Schools Fair
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Trousdale)

The Brittingham Social Enterprise Lab is planning a Lunch & Learn speaker event on 10/22 from 12:30PM-1:50PM at TCC 227. It will feature Tara Roth, President of the Goldhirsh Foundation. Students interested in business, social impact, philanthropy, civic engagement, and social ventures should definitely not miss this opportunity!


Lessons from Abroad: Study Abroad Returnee Conference

Attention Study Abroad Returnees!
You are invited to attend the Lessons From Abroad: Study Abroad Returnee Conference on Saturday, November 1st at Cal State University, Long Beach. This conference is an amazing opportunity for you to network, learn more about marketing study abroad in your job applications and find out ways to go abroad again or land internationally-focused careers.
• Meet other recent study abroad returnees from around Southern California
• Learn how to talk about your newly acquired global skills in a job interview
• Discover how you can work or study abroad after graduation
• Network with professionals working in internationally-focused jobs
• Stay connected to and share stories about your study abroad experience
• Hear from a dynamic keynote speaker about his experiences abroad
Please reference the conference website for more information and to REGISTER TODAY:

Fall 2014 Internship Week

Internship Week is a series of moderated, information panels, followed by a networking session. This FREE event offers a great chance to find qualified students to fill your internship positions

All internship panels are held on-campus. No sign-up or registration required, just drop by at the posted time. Podcasts for Internship Week will be posted the following week. To access Internship Week podcasts, please visit our media page. Panelist contact information is available on connectSC in the Resource Library.

Take a look at the panels and organizations from the previous Internship Week. For more information regarding past workshops, visit Internship Programs in Student Union B1.

Monday Oct 6th, STU B3
Business & Management | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Marketing & PR | 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Tuesday Oct 7th, TCC 350/351/352
Accounting & Consulting | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Communication & Digital Media | 2:00 – 3:30 PM

Wednesday Oct 8th, STU B3
Sustainability | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Finance | 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Thursday Oct 9th, TCC 350/351/352
IT & Software Programming | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Entertainment | 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Log in to connectSC to RSVP and see what companies will be attending. For more information, visit our website:

Internship Week Fall 2014 Flyer

Pre-Graduate School Week

Are you thinking about going to graduate school after USC or in the future? Do you know what you need to do in order to apply to graduate school? What is a statement of purpose? How do you finance graduate school? What’s in the GRE Exam? If these are some of the questions you’ve been pondering about, then attend the workshops hosted by the Pre-Graduate School Advising Team. We are excited to offer “Pre-Graduate School Week” for the week of October 6th – October 10th, where we will offer a workshop each day relating to Graduate School. Below is a list of workshops we will offer:

  • Monday, October 6th, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., HNB 107: “Applying to Graduate School”
  • Tuesday, October 7th, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., HNB 100, “Statement of Purpose”
  • Wednesday, October 8th, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., HNB 107, “Resume & Interview Skills”
  • Thursday, October 9th, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., HNB 100, “Financial Aid & Graduate School Funding”
  • Thursday, October 9th, 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., KOH 208 & KAP 305, “GRE Practice Exam with Princeton Review”
  • Friday, October 10th, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., KAP 309, “UT Dallas Founder’s Distinguished Graduate Fellowship Information Session”

Lunch will be provided for each workshop, except for the GRE Practice Exam. Space is limited, so please rsvp for each event at More information can be found at the provided link, as well as in the attached flyers.

We hope to see you at each workshop!


Pre-Graduate School Advising Team

A-F: Briana Weiland
G-M: Karina Chicas
N-T: Irene Shvarts
U-Z: Josephine Le

Pre-Graduate School Week

Personal Statement Tips: USC Gould School of Law

Come hear the Dean Chloe Reid, Dean of Admissions at USC Gould School of Law, discuss what makes a great personal statement. This is an incredible chance to get an insider’s perspective from one of the best law schools in the country!
Date: TOMORROW, Tues., Sept. 30 at 4:30pm
Location: WPH 106
Please RSVP at the following link by today:

Pre-Law Talk w/ Fordham Law School: An Insider’s Perspective on the Application Process

Ever wondered how the admissions committee really evaluates an application?  Do you want to know how the various factors of the application are weighed?  Come get an insider’s perspective from Stephen Brown, Assistant Dean for Enrollment.  Dean Brown has numerous years of law admissions and financial aid experience.  In addition to his current position at Fordham Law School, Dean Brown has also worked at several New York area law schools including NYU and Columbia.

Date: TODAY, Tues., Sept. 23 at 5pm

Location: WPH 106

Please RSVP at the following link by today: