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
RSVP HERE
#SociAlumMix 

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
dornsife.usc.edu/careerpathways
(213) 740-4334
oavila@usc.edu
Office: STU – B1

April is Transfer Student Month!

TransferMation is a series of one-hour workshops designed to highlight opportunities for transfer students to maximize their Trojan experience. Topics will include career planning and preparation, jobs and internships, undergraduate research, leveraging the Trojan Network, study abroad, USC Progressive Degree Programs, summer coursework and much more.

Save the dates and mark your calendars!


Wednesday, April 1, 2015
TransferMation: Making the Most of Your Summer
Bridge Hall (BRI) 202; 12:45-2PM (Pizza served at 12:45PM)

Summer is an ideal time to gain valuable work experience, make progress towards your degree, or explore opportunities for travel. This workshop will focus on:

  • Jobs vs. Internships
  • Taking summer courses
  • Summer study abroad
  • Research
  • Volunteering

RSVP by Friday, March 27, 2015.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/transfermation-making-the-most-of-your-summer-tickets-16117171895


Wednesday, April 8, 2015
TransferMation: Networking and Interview Skills
Bridge Hall (BRI) 202; 12:45-2PM (Pizza served at 12:45PM)

This workshop will provide an opportunity to exercise interview and networking skills. University staff will facilitate mock-interviews and offer feedback and suggestions for improvement.

RSVP by April 3, 2015.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/transfermation-networking-and-interview-skills-tickets-16117229066


Wednesday, April 22, 2015
TransferMation: Progressive Degrees – What, How, When and Why?
Bridge Hall (BRI) 202; 12:45-2PM (Pizza served at 12:45PM)

This seminar will provide information about programs that allow students to work on a master’s degree while completing requirements for their bachelor’s degree. This seminar will focus on:

  • Benefits of a progressive degree
  • General requirements
  • Sample timelines
  • Financial considerations

Graduate program representatives will be available to answer questions.

RSVP by Friday, April 17, 2015.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/transfermation-progressive-degrees-what-how-when-and-why-tickets-16117263168


Tuesday, April 28, 2015 
Pre-Finals Ice Cream Social
Tutor Campus Center (TCC) 302; 12:00-1PM

Connect with your classmates, advisors, faculty, staff and USG representatives all while enjoying delicious, refreshing (and free!) ice cream.


Please note: Workshops held in Bridge Hall 202 will be recorded and posted online as a resource for transfer students who cannot attend in person.
For questions, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Programs at acs@provost.usc.edu or 213-740-1741.

April Study Abroad Events

USC Dornsife Office of Overseas Studies
Drop-in Advising in THH 341
Tuesday April 7th & Friday April 10th: 11:00 – 3:00 pm

Information Sessions in THH 309J
Tuesday April 7th

General Study Abroad 101
3:00 – 4:00 PM

Wednesday April 8th
International Internships
12:00 – 1:00 PM

3-Campus Program for Comparative East Asian Studies
1:00 – 2:00 PM

Thursday April 9th
Maastricht University
3:00 – 3:30 PM

Bogazici University (Istanbul)
3:30 – 4:00 PM

Australia & New Zealand
4:00 – 5:00 PM

Friday April 10th
U.K. Programs 101
12:00 – 1:00 PM

Tuesday April 14th
Airfare 101
3:00 – 4:00 PM (in VPD 105)

Wednesday April 15th
USC Madrid
12:00 – 1:00 PM

Wednesday April 22nd
USC Paris
12:00 – 1:00 PM

Study Abroad in Dresden, Germany Information Session 3/25

Join us this Wednesday, March 25th from 4:00-5:00 in THH 309J for an information session on our study abroad program in Dresden, Germany. A representative from the program will be there to answer any questions you might have and provide helpful advice.

See you soon!
The Overseas Studies Team

Sociology Graduate School Workshop – Tuesday March 31st

Have questions about grad school?

Come ask graduate Rebecca Berry, the first student in USC Gould’s 3+3 program. Current Sociology grad students are also available to answer your questions about finding the right program for you. Learn what graduate school is really like and how to increase your chances of being accepted.

Tuesday, March 31st
HSH 303
4:00-5:00pm 

RSVP HERE

Refreshments provided!
#GradSchool4U