Career Center Events – October 2014

Featured Career Workshops – October 2014
Free and open to all students. RSVP through connectSC. http://careers.usc.edu

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)

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.
CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS
• 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: http://www.lessonsfromabroad.org/losangeles/

Diplomacy & Diversity Fellowship Information Session

Diplomacy & Diversity Fellowship Information Session
Featuring: Dr. Judy Goldstein, Founder & Executive Director

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
2:30-3:30pm
Hedco Neurosciences Building (HNB) 100

Humanity in Action has opened applications for the 2015 Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship, a graduate-level educational fellowship in Washington, DC, Paris and Berlin. This transatlantic program brings together 24 American and European graduate students to study international relations and global diversity in a collaborative setting. http://www.humanityinaction.org/programs/10-the-diplomacy-and-diversity-fellowship

The 2015 Fellowship will take place May 29 to June 28, 2015. Applications for the program are due October 30, 2014.

Eligibility: Students currently enrolled in graduate or advanced professional programs in the United States, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Poland, Turkey and Ukraine are eligible to apply. All applicants should be pursuing a career in a field such as diplomacy, security, international relations, development, public health, trade and economics, climate and environmental policy, media or non-profit management. Applicants should possess relevant work experience.

About the Program: The Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship is designed to develop leadership skills and knowledge among graduate students aspiring to careers in foreign policy. Over four weeks, 24 graduate students meet with leaders in government, media, business and academia. The Council on Foreign Relations hosts and organizes multiple sessions in Washington focused on building skills, networks and knowledge for foreign policy careers.

Coaching Corps Info Session

Coaching Corps helps provide youth in low-income communities with the opportunity to play organized sports, which is made possible y volunteer college student coaches. Our USC chapter has placed USC students with the Boys and Girls Club, Kids In Sports, Brotherhood Crusade, and several other organizations in the local area to coach soccer, basketball, volleyball, and many other sports.

Come to our Info Session/New Season Kick-Off: Sept. 9 Tuesday 7pm-8pm THH 110

Learn more about Coaching Corps and meet returning coaches and hear about their coaching experiences. There will be food!

You can sign up to coach at http://info.coachingcorps.org/Coach-App-Website.html

Hope to meet you guys there!
– USC Coaching Corps Team
@usccoachingcorps@gmail.com

 

USC Study Abroad Fair

Greetings from Overseas Studies!

We have a number of exciting announcements for all new and returning students:

USC STUDY ABROAD FAIR
USC Overseas Studies will host the campus-wide STUDY ABROAD FAIR Wednesday, September 10th from 10:00-2:00 on Trousdale Parkway.  This event highlights USC’s numerous international opportunities and is a great way to learn more about study abroad!  Please see attached flyer for more information.

ADVISING INFORMATION
Interested in studying abroad and have questions?  Follow these easy steps:

  1. Attend a Study Abroad 101 session: Aug 27, 28, Sept 3, 4, 5, 17 & 18 from 3:00-4:00 in the Herklotz Room of Doheny Library
  2. Then, visit us in THH 341 for Walk-in Advising: Monday-Friday from 11:00-2:00 until September 12th*

*visit us at the Study Abroad Fair on September 10th

UPCOMING DEADLINES
Applications for Spring 2015 are still available. Please stop by our office or email overseas@usc.edu and indicate the program to which you’re applying (be sure to check minimum eligibility requirements listed in the program brochures our website).

Application deadlines are listed below:

  • August 20th: Nanzan
  • September 15th: Argentina, Czech Republic, Germany, Ireland (Dublin), Italy, Japan, Spain, South Africa and U.K. (BADA, Queen Mary, UCL)
  • September 29th: All other Dornsife Semester Programs

WE’VE MOVED!
The Office of Overseas Studies has moved! Please visit us in our new location in Taper Hall, Room 341.

STAY CONNECTED
Want to stay up-to-date on study abroad-related events and information? Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/USCOverseasStudies

Please let us know if you have any questions and we look forward to seeing you soon!

The Overseas Studies Team

Open Student Intern Position (PAID) – Office of Advancement, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Open Student Intern Position (PAID) – Office of Advancement, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Join the Major Gifts Team of the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. You will be supporting the team by creating academic and community research profiles crucial to developing new funding opportunities for programs, aid packages, and facilities that benefit students, faculty, alumni, and friends of Dornsife. You will work within one of the focus areas: Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Science, or Community (groups with constituencies beyond Dornsife). You will also have the opportunity to experience advancement activities at a major private research university. In addition to working with our major gifts team, you will be working with other student interns on a variety of projects. Our office is located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, just across the street from the L.A. Public Library, and is easily accessible by the DASH transit system.

Major academic institutions and nonprofits worldwide use development research to fuel their fundraising. The research and fundraising experience gained with Dornsife can lead to jobs in the nonprofit and educational spheres. And those skills can also be applied to jobs in today’s information-driven business market.

Interns are paid hourly. Work hours are flexible, but students should be available for approximately ten (10) hours per week for spring 2014; and at least twenty (20) hours per week in summer 2014.

Qualifications:
Research experience using databases (financial, biographical, and philanthropic) in addition to special proficiency in internal Internet tools; detail-oriented with impeccable organizational skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to take initiative and work independently; and takes direction well. Previous work experience in an office setting or having performing administrative duties are a plus. Graduate students preferred, however, all applicants are considered. Bi-lingual a plus.

New Summer Course: FREN 499- Indigenous Language Revitalization

Indigenous Language Revitalization: FREN 499

No previous foreign language experience needed, course is taught in English.  French components are required for French minors and majors.

The Department of French and Italian are offering a 4-unit Problems without Passports course.  The course lasts 7 weeks (May 21-July 8) including a 2-week field experience in Louisiana with New Orleans as the home base.

For more information, please visit the PwP website http://dornsife.usc.edu/fren-499-ilr/ or e-mail Jessica Kanoski at jkanoski@usc.edu