Explore@4 is a series of interactive panel discussions designed to help students explore popular career paths with industry professions in an informational setting.


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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Trojan Presentation Room (STU B3)

What do international relations, education, engineering, business, and technology have in common? All of those fields can lead to a career in government! Whether at the local, state, or federal level, careers in government can take all forms. Come find out which government career is right for you! 
Co-sponsored by International City/County Management Association (ICMA)

  • Los Angeles Department of Transportation
  • California Public Strategies
  • Adecco Government
  • Los Angeles Coalition for the Economy and Jobs
  • San Fernando Valley District Office of California State Senator Bob Hertzberg
Video Game Design & Management01/20/16
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Trojan Presentation Room (STU B3)

If you love video games and are interested in a career in interactive entertainment, this workshop is for you! Come find out more about what it's like to be a game designer, game producer, quality assurance tester, and more! 
Co-sponsored by MEGA (Makers of Entertaining Games Association)

  • VR Intelligence
  • PlayWerks and WhizGirls Academy
  • Scopely
  • Insomniac Games
  • Game Deck
Digital & Social Media Marketing1/21/16
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Trojan Presentation Room (STU B3)

There are many careers in marketing, but how do you know which one is right for you? A career in marketing can encompass advertising, public relations, media planning, sales strategy, and more. It's the marketing professionals job to create, manage, and enhance brands. Come explore the different career opportunities and decide which one fits you best. 
Co-sponsored by USC AIM (Association of Innovative Marketing)

  • Cognizant Technology Solutions
  • HallPass Media
  • HR Cloud
  • Golin
  • Eden Digital Group
  • Tubular Labs
Careers in Social Science & Humanities Research01/25/16
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
DML 240

Research in the social sciences and humanities encompases such varied disciplines as anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, sociology, and journalism. Whether in laboratories, in the field, or out in the community, there are a multitude of career paths. Come hear more about your options! 
Co-sponsored by Graduate Student Government

  • Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Getty Museum
  • California Institute of the Arts
  • Children's Hospital LA
  • Social Reality
  • Anthony Brent Corporation

Start Ups

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Annenberh West Lobby

Working at a start-up is more than a job, it can be a life-changing experience. If you're prepared for the long hours and hard work it takes, you could reap great rewards. Come hear first-hand what it's really like to work in this exciting environment! 
Co-sponsored by SparkSC

  • DreamJobbing
  • Study Smart Tutors
  • Service
  • Kidsanity and Mega Tiny
  • ShoppingQuizzes
Management & Rotational Programs01/26/16
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Trojan Presentation Room (STU B3)

Management Development Programs are designed to foster a pipeline of creative talent that will rotate through multiple departments in a structured process. These programs provide individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to fast track their careers and provide the organization with a new generation of talented leaders. What companies have management development programs? How do you get into one? Come find out at this workshop! 
Co-sponsored by Delta Omicron Zeta (DOZ)

  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Hillstone Restaurant Group
  • Marsh
  • Rexel Holdings USA
  • Target
  • TJX Companies
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
SCA 108

Lights! Camera! Action! From production assistant to executive producer, the world of film and television production offers an array of employment options. Come find out how to launch your career in entertainment!
Co-sponsored by African American Cinema Society (AACS)


  • DreamJobbing
  • Creative Artists Agency
  • Universal Pictures
  • Disney ABC Television Group