CET Study Skills Workshop

Want to conquer that second round of midterms, but not sure how? Trying to manage your time better? Join the Center for Excellence in Teaching for a study skills and techniques workshop on Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 4-5 p.m. in HNB 100. Students will provide research on proven techniques that work and demonstrate how you can implement them during your own studying. Pizza will be provided.

So You Want An Internship?

  • Location: LVL 17 (the basement auditorium in Leavey Library)
  • Time: 6:00 pm
  • Speakers: Octavio Avila, Alexis Dale-Huang, Matt Woo, Larkin Wynn, and James Luttrull

On Wednesday, September 23rd, Dean Lamy’s Students Achieving Success workshop series will prepare you for just that! Octavio Avila, Dornsife’s Student Services Manager, and a panel of current students will candidly discuss how to get the best possible summer or semester-long internship while still in school. Our student guest speakers have worked both in Los Angeles and in Washington, D.C., and for both public and private-sector organizations, so there will be a variety of perspectives and experiences available for anyone interested in obtaining an internship.

Exploring Graduate School Workshop!

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

12:30 – 1:30 pm

HNB 100 (Lunch Provided)

Are you thinking about going to graduate school after USC? Check out this great event hosted by the USC Pre-Graduate School Advising Team!

Pre-Graduate Workshop Flyer

Students Achieving Success Workshop Series

Starting this Wednesday, September 2nd, Vice Dean Steven Lamy will be hosting a weekly series of workshops which will bring various alumni and professionals back to campus to speak to students about the many opportunities available to them after graduation, including internships, fellowships, grad and law school, and careers in both the public and private sectors.  These meetings will be informal and filled with candid advice, stories, and Q&A sessions with the speakers. Students of all ages and majors are welcome to attend! Each meeting will be held from 6-8pm in LVL 17 (in the basement of Leavey Library) – please see the attached schedule for details on September’s workshops. We hope to see you there!

USC Madrid Information Session Wednesday 4/15

Greetings from Overseas Studies!

Join us this Wednesday, April 15th from 12:00-1:00 in THH 309J for an information session on our signature USC Madrid Program. Our Resident Director is currently visiting from Madrid so this is a great opportunity to hear from the staff on the ground and ask any questions that you might have about the program. We look forward to seeing you soon!

The Overseas Studies Team

Sociology Student-Alumni Mixer Thursday, April 16th

Thinking about your future? Come hear Mr. George Pla, who majored in Sociology, speak about the importance of sociology in his successful career as an entrepreneur and mingle with other recent  alumni from diverse fields such as public relations, community  organizing, and more. Feel free to bring your resume!

Thursday, April 16th
HSH 201 — 4:30pm-6:00pm

Major 2 Career Panel for Math and Economics Math Majors, minors in Math, Statistics, and Mathematical Finance

On behalf of USC Dornsife Student Special Services and the Department of Mathematics, we would like to invite you to Major 2 Career: Mathematics Alumni Panel on Thursday, April 9 at 4pm in the USC Career Center Trojan Presentation Room – STU B3. The Major 2 Career Alumni Panel provides a forum where USC Dornsife Alumni who studied mathematics and undergraduate students can come together to discuss career pathways and preparation to illustrate career opportunities available to mathematics majors.  The goal is to engage in meaningful dialogue to inform students and defuse what may be one of the scariest points in time for undergraduate students; the transition between student and professional.  Panelists include:

  • Judy Lai-Norling, BA Mathematics|BS Business Administration of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Becky Courter, PhD Mathematics, Faculty at Pasadena City College
  • Katherine Wittig , BA Mathematics | MA Education, Teacher at
  • 1-2 additional panelists

RSVP before Tuesday April 7 to guarantee a spot: http://bit.ly/major2careermath
Light food and refreshments will be provided.

For more information contact:
Octavio Avila
USC Dornsife Student Special Services
(213) 740-4334
Office: STU – B1