Learn About the Career Center

All USC students and alumni are encouraged to take advantage of our full range of career services, which have been designed exclusively for you. From our resume review and career counseling services to online networking and targeted research resources, we offer robust tools to help you make valuable connections and identify potential employers and industry trends. Wherever you are, our website enables you to search for jobs, research organizations, attend webinars, and network with fellow Trojans at events and online through connectSC. In addition to our office, USC has school-based career centers or advisors who assist our students with a full range of career services.

Feel free to explore this website, and visit us in the center of campus, on the first floor of the Student Union. Fight On!

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Mission Statement

Enhance career development through partnerships and innovative technology in preparation for global career aspirations.

Core Values

  • Collaboration (Engaging Student Affairs)
  • Community (Encompassing USC students and alumni, academic units, faculty, parents, and central and school-based career centers)
  • Connections (Encouraging the expertise of external stakeholders including non- and for-profit organizations)


By engaging in self-exploration and strategizing post-graduation opportunities, students will graduate with personal accountability and initiative while maintaining the traits of a Trojan!

Career Development Process

Career planning and decision-making are a process that helps students choose or change a major and also provides a “plan of action” for students who have chosen a major.

Student affairs professionals, academic advisers, career counselors, as well as other members of the Trojan community, are invited to participate in a series of year-round professional development workshops highlighting the most current technologies, resources, and information related to career development. Participants who complete all in-service workshops within a two-year period are eligible to receive a Career Planning & Resources Certificate to document this level of expertise.

Executive Summary

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