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Career Research

Conducting Research by Geographic Location


Research Industries in Major Cities:

Where do you start? We recommend that you consider the following steps and resources.

  • Consider the top industries and organizations within the cities you wish to work
  • Consult the Chamber of Commerce as a starting point in the research process

Chamber of Commerce

What is it?

  • Chambers of commerce are business and community associations with a mission to positively impact critical business and community issues. While not part of local, state, or federal government, chambers of commerce often partner with government to accomplish the chamber mission.
  • Chamber members work with other leaders in business, community, and government to make the community a better place to work, live, and play by:
    • Building leading businesses
    • Building leading communities

To learn more, visit the American Chamber of Commerce Executives at http://www.acce.org/

Chambers of Commerce in major cities

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Career Network

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Explore@4

The Explore@4 series is a fantastic, new career program that connects students with top professionals/USC alumni in various career fields in an interactive setting.

First Generation Mentor Program

This program will provide ‘real world’ exposure to the working world through a mentorship that focuses on professional and career development. Students will be paired with USC alumni who also were first generation college students.

 
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