The USC Career Center and USC 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 Programs & Affinity Programs Career Events
The Career Center in partnership with the Alumni Association offers career programming for age-based alumni groups including, Young Alumni (Up to 34 years) Second Decade Society (35-49 years) and Encore Trojans (50 -70 years). Check out the Age-Based programs. 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. Check out the Affinity Programs.
Alumni Networks Career Events
The Career Center collaborates with the USC Alumni Association Alumni Networks and provides 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. Check out the Alumni Networks.
USC Alumni Exclusive – Employer Recruitment Events
The Career Center partners with employers in hosting USC alumni-exclusive sourcing and hiring recruitment events. Past partners include The Walt Disney Company, FOX, Pfizer, Northwestern Mutual and CBS Studios. 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. Do not miss the The USC Virtual Career Fair on May 22, 2019! USC students, recent grads, alumni, family, and friends are welcome to chat with representatives from participating organizations to build their professional network or connect with recruiters regarding current (or future) position openings. Conversations will be conducted through individual web chats and Skype sessions. Employers interested in reserving a table may find more information here.
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. For access to the archive of past online events, please visit the Resources section of connectSC. The USC Career Center in partnership with the Alumni Association will be hosting The USC Virtual Career Fair on May 22, 2019.
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.