Introducing Trojan Advocates for Political Progress (TAPP)

Want to advocate for change, engage the student body, and work on campaigns? Check out Trojan Advocates for Political Progress (TAPP), a new multi-partisan student activism group. Our focus is on policy and awareness rather than party politics as we strive to represent student interests at the political level. Join us as we host contact your representative events, organize trips to a rallies, write articles and more. If you want to see increased political engagement and awareness on campus we hope you’ll join our team! If interested, please fill out this interest form. Check us out at and our Facebook page!



USC Pacific Asia Museum: Internships Available
Rolling Acceptance | 10+ weeks | 16 hours per week | Unpaid

Interns work in a specific museum department and attend regular departmental meetings, but interact frequently with other departments. Aside from their specific projects, interns contribute to ongoing events and programs at the museum. They are invited to participate in all-staff meetings and to attend docent lectures, curatorial tours, and other special programs at the museum. Internship positions are open to undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in a degree program and the recent recipience of a relevant degree. Unpaid interns are accepted through the year on a rolling application schedule. Applications need to be received at least one month before the proposed start date. For questions, please contact Susana Bautista, Director of Public engagement at

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Dornsife Degrees Get Jobs! Learn From Successful Alumni

Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm
Location: Trojan Presentation Room (TPR), Student Union B3 (basement)

Are you trying to figure out your career choices after college? Ever wonder what you can do with your undergraduate degree?

A student’s major does not dictate their career options or possibilities. The Dornsife Advising Office will be hosting a panel of Dornsife Alumni who graduated from the college with one major and are now successfully employed in a different field. The panel will consist of alumni from a range of majors including Spanish, Economics, Psychology, Political Science, and Art History who are now working in areas such as sales, research, business, law, and management. Learn about their experiences as undergraduates and how they were able to able to make the most of their time at USC.  Discover the importance of transferable skills and how they contribute to your success when searching for a job and internship.

Problems without Passports in Dakar, Senegal

Dakar, Senegal awaits! Culture, cuisine, history, nightlife, and beaches…experience all of these while learning about and researching Senegal’s rich literary traditions and contemporary literati.

This Problems without Passports class, French 499, invites any and all students with a good knowledge of French (intermediate recommended) to apply for this unique course. After one week at USC, we will travel to Dakar, Senegal to spend three weeks with writers, publishers, artists, Senegalese university students, and the like. USC students in anthropology, comparative literature, history, global studies, IR, narrative studies, global health, ASE, sociology, and of course, French, would all gain from this opportunity. For example, if you’re interested in history, your research could focus on writers whose works rewrite and reimagine postcolonial history. Global health? Choose a novel that treats disability and/or disease in Senegal.

INFO SESSION to be held Tuesday, January 27, 3 – 4:30pm in Taper 120.

Refreshments served!

History Department Open House

Thinking about becoming a History Major or Minor? Interested in taking a History class? Just curious about History? Join fellow students and faculty to chat about History and enjoy light refreshments at our Open House Event!

Date: Tuesday, October 21st
Time: 10:00am-4:00pm
Location: SOS 250

Spring 2015 Course Descriptions will be available. Meet faculty to talk about their courses, research, and your shared interests in History.




Global East Asia

Deadline: Friday, January 24, 2014

Global East Asia is a scholarship summer study abroad program for USC undergraduate students, made possible by a generous grant from the Freeman Foundation. This intensive program gives students the opportunity to live, study and travel in China, Japan or Korea for four weeks with a scholarship that covers airfare, housing, meals and more!

Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship

Deadline: Friday, February 7, 2014

FLAS fellowships are provided by EASC’s U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant for study of Mandarin Chinese, Japanese or Korean and East Asian area studies. Academic year award for $10,000 tuition and $5000 stipend. Summer award for up to $5000 tuition and $2500 stipend.

USC Career Fest 2014: East Asia Career Panel – 1.28.2014

USC East Asian Studies Center invites you to our second annual East Asia Career Panel as part of USC Career Fest 2014!

Career Fest 2014: East Asia Career Panel

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

4:00-6:00 PM

Student Union (STU) B3, USC

RSVP here before the week of the event.

Want to use East Asian language and area studies skills in your future job but not sure how? Come learn about different career options from our panel of experts! All USC students are welcome.

Please join us for the second annual East Asia Career Panel as a part of USC Career Fest 2014. Our impressive alumni panelists come from East Asia-related professions in international trade, business consultancy, immigration services and foreign affairs, and marketing and communications. The panel will be followed by a Q&A and networking opportunity.


· Terri L. BatchSenior International Trade Specialist, U.S. Department of Commerce

· Nancy ChaoSenior Consultant, IBM Strategy and Transformation

· Patrick DdibaImmigration Services Analyst, Department of Homeland Security, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services

· Jojo Li  – Global Marketing Manager, Entertainment Insight & MOKU iMedia

For more information about each of the panelists, please visit the official event page on the EASC website.

Please be sure to RSVP online before the week of the event.

We look forward to seeing you there!