There are many ways to give back to the Trojan Family. Trojans helping Trojans is part of our USC culture. The USC Career Center encourages alumni to share their expertise and experience with USC students and alumni. The following are ways to engage with fellow Trojans.
Share career-related information while fostering an in-person relationship.
The USC Career Center’s exclusive directory of alumni can share their insight about career fields and professional industries. Expand your professional network and share knowledge with students and fellow alumni.
Provide Job Shadow Opportunities
If you are interested in providing a job shadowing opportunity for a fellow Trojan to visit your workplace for 20 minutes, over lunch, or a full day, simply indicate this when you register on the Career Network.
connectSC is USC’s exclusive job listing resource for the Trojan Family. Your organization may post internships, full-time entry-level and full-time experienced positions on connectSC at no charge. Please note that if you already have an alumni connectSC account, you will need to create a separate account as an employer to post jobs and internships.
Trojans Hiring Trojans
One of the hallmarks of the Trojan Family is our commitment to helping each other! If you are a graduate of USC looking to fill a position at your organization, why not hire a fellow Trojan? When you post your position on connectSC, be sure to select yes to the “Trojans Hiring Trojans” option. Doing so allows current students and alumni to search and apply for positions that have been posted by fellow USC alumni.
Speak at an Event
The USC Career Center hosts over 300 career events for students and alumni throughout the academic year. Many of these events include industry-specific panel discussions, opportunities to critique resumes, networking nights, career related workshops and keynote opportunities. If you are interested in learning more about these programs and how to get involved please contact Lori Shreve Blake, Senior Director of Alumni & Student Career Services at (213) 821-1076.
Showcase Your Organization to Students Through a Trojan Talk
Each year, employers from diverse industries come to campus and talk to students about their organization. Most of these employers are interested in hiring students for internships and full-time jobs. To learn more about Trojan Talks please contact Kayzelyn Magsino, Employer Relations Coordinator at (213) 740-2177.
Host a Corporate Recruiting Event
In partnership with the USC Career Center, employers may host an alumni recruiting event at their place of business to promote their organization, to source diverse candidates for current and future openings and to hire Trojans. To learn more about our Corporate Recruiting Nights program please contact Lori Shreve Blake at (213) 821-1076.
Become a Strategic Partner Supporting Alumni Career Services at USC
Advocate for your organization to develop a strategic partnership with the USC Career Center in developing new career initiatives for alumni. To discuss how your organization might partner with the USC Career Center’s alumni programs, please contact Lori Shreve Blake at (213) 821-1076.
Give Us Your Feedback and Suggestions
We want to hear from you regarding Alumni Career Services. If you have suggestions for future programs please share them with us by contacting Lori Shreve Blake at (213) 821-1076.