Register for On-Campus Recruiting

Register for OCR

The On-Campus Recruiting (OCR) Program allows organizations to interview students from all majors during the fall and spring semesters for full-time salaried, and/or paid, structured internship opportunities at the Career Center. This program is free of charge for employers.

Fall 2017 OCR Dates

  • September 11 – November 17, 2017
  • Registration Begins: May 31, 2017
  • Career Center Partner Priority Registration Begins: May 10, 2017

Spring 2018 OCR Dates

  • January 22 – April 13, 2018
  • Registration Begins: October 30, 2017

To request an interview schedule, log into connectSC and click on the OCR tab, or call the Career Center at (213) 740-9105.

If recruiting for MBA students only, please contact Seta Kenady from the MBA Career Services at 213-740-0162.

If recruiting for Engineering students only, please contact Kaitlin Harada from Viterbi Career Services at 213-740-9677.

Office Hours and Location

Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm*
* Open at 8:00 am during September 11 – November 17, 2017 and January 22 – April 13, 2018

USC Career Center

3601 Trousdale Parkway, STU B1
Los Angeles, CA 90089-4897
213-740-9105
ocr@usc.edu

All interviews and meetings must conclude by 5:00 pm.  A fee will be assessed for any additional time after 5:00 pm. To discuss this fee, contact the Career Center.

No Greeter Policy

Due to space limitations and to ensure that all students and employers have a successful recruiting experience, we have a no greeter policy. For more information review our Recruiting Policies & Guidelines.

Job Offer Policies

Organizations are responsible for all representations and offers made to students by their recruiters. When making an employment offer, students should be notified in writing, including salary, location, benefits, and starting date.

Students should be given sufficient time to make an informed decision regarding offers they receive. Listed below are the timeframe minimums which the Career Center expects employers to offer students:

Fall

  • Two weeks from the receipt of the written offer

Spring

  • Two weeks from the receipt of the written offer

Summer

  • When extending an offer at the end of a student’s summer program/internship, we recommend that employers give the student until November 1 to accept an offer

How to Recruit USC International Students

USC is home to over 11,000 talented and motivated international students from countries across the globe. These students bring a unique blend of education and experience to contribute to the ever-increasing importance of global competency and diversity in the workplace. For organizations that are interested in hiring international students for full-time or internship positions in the U.S., visit the Office of International Services (OIS) to learn more about the process for hiring international students during their studies and after graduation.

For information on the types of employment available to our international students, please see the links below.

Curricular Practical Training (CPT) – F-1 Students
Optional Practical Training (OPT) – F-1 Students
OPT STEM Extension – F-1 Students
Off-Campus Employment – J-1 Students

International Companies Looking to Recruit USC Students

For international companies interested in participating in On-Campus Recruiting (OCR) to fill full-time salaried, and/or paid, structured internship positions, the USC Career Center can provide a letter of support for a B1 Visa. The letter will be addressed to the individuals interested in coming to the USC campus. It is the responsibility of the B1 Visa applicant to adhere to all guidelines set by the U.S. Department of State and complete all necessary application materials. For more information on rules and regulations regarding B1 travel visas, please refer to https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/visit/visitor.html. Contact the Employer Relations and Research team at (213) 740 – 9105 for any additional questions about the B1 Visa letter of support.

Additional Recruiting Opportunities

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