The USC Career Center and Alumni Association collaborate extensively offering alumni a diverse portfolio of age-based, industry-specific, employer recruitment, and educational career events. These events provide alumni with opportunities to sharpen critical career-related skills, explore various industries, learn about trending age-based career topics, network with employers and fellow Trojans, and acquire knowledge about current and future employment trends. Career events are offered regionally and online. Career events include:
Age-Based & Affinity Career Events
The Career Center partners with the Alumni Association to offer customized career programming for Age-Based Alumni Groups including Young Alumni (up to 35 years), Second Decade Society (36-45 years), and Encore Trojans (45 -71 years). We also partner with the USC Alumni Association Affinity Programs including, the Asian Pacific Alumni Association, Black Alumni Association, Lambda Alumni Association, Latino Alumni Association, Society of Trojan Women, and the Alumni Veterans Network on career events.
Alumni Networks Career Events
Alumni Networks provide industry-specific knowledge, networking with industry professionals, and exploration of the latest trends from industry experts. Alumni Networks include the Education Network, Trojan Entertainment Network, Entrepreneur Network and the Real Estate Network.
USC Alumni Exclusive – Employer Recruitment Events
The Career Center partners with employers to host USC alumni-exclusive sourcing and hiring recruitment events on-site. Recent partners include Mattel, Facebook, Nike, Amazon and PwC. Employers interested in hosting an exclusive USC alumni recruitment event may contact Lori Shreve Blake, Senior Director for Alumni & Student Career Services at (213) 821-1076.
The USC Career Center in partnership with the Alumni Association hosts in-person and industry-specific online career fairs during the academic year. The Recent Alumni and Students Career Fair on Thursday, April 23, 2020, is a great opportunity for recent alumni (up to three years out) to meet with representatives from participating organizations to build their professional network or connect with recruiters regarding current (or future) opportunities.
Online Career Events
The USC Career Center partners with employers and the Alumni Association to provide webinars, interactive live stream events, online job fairs, and online networking events that serve the unique career needs of Trojan alumni worldwide. Online events will be posted on the Career Center Calendar.
Educational Career Events
Educational career events are designed to inform alumni on the latest career topics including the current and future trends in the job market, effective resumes and LinkedIn profiles, interviewing skills, successful networking and life-long career management. These events feature USC faculty, corporate executives and noted employment trends authors. Many of these events are live-streamed for alumni to access worldwide. Check out the complete schedule of events.