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Make the most of your online alumni career services. These services are designed exclusively for you and can be accessed on-demand anywhere in the world. We offer robust services from resume review and career management resources to online networking and targeted research information. These tools help you create a competitive job search strategy, make valuable connections, identify potential employers, and industry trends. Need more information? View a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Career Management Information, Research, and Employment Opportunities

connectSC is an exclusive online job listing portal for USC students and alumni. Employers interested in hiring USC Trojans may post jobs on connectSC complimentary.

We have many resources available to help you explore different career paths. The “Resources” tab in connectSC includes the links below, along with other links that are geared toward specific career areas.

Big Interview, a powerful AI-enhanced interviewing tool to help Trojans excel in interviews, gives you 24/7 access to interactive interview practice opportunities tailored specifically to your industry, job, and experience level. Make your next interview your best interview.

Handshake is a supplemental job-listing portal available for USC students and Alumni. Through this online portal, you may connect with employers hiring for full-time roles.

The Trojan Network is USC’s exclusive professional networking and mentorship platform. When you register, you can connect with alumni in your industry or geographic location, gain valuable career advice specific to your field, find a mentor, and build your professional network. Put the Trojan Family into action and join the Trojan Network today!

What Can I Do With This Major: View a list of majors and see how they relate to careers.  Many careers require cross-disciplinary skills- feel free to look at a variety of majors that sound interesting to you.

GoinGlobal is a comprehensive virtual resource that provides career information regarding working in the United States and abroad. This resource includes information on work permits and visa regulations, country-specific resume and CV samples, interviews, employment outlook, industry trends, professional and social networking groups. This resource also offers 120 location-specific career guides, over 16 million worldwide job and internship opportunities, and 450,000 corporate organization profiles. Also included are 34 country guides and employment resources for more than 80 global locations. Access Goinglobal through your connectSC alumni account.

The Career Access Resource Library (CARL) is a virtual resource that allows you to search for hard copy and online resources for career exploration. This resource includes thousands of websites covering career exploration, industries, and professional associations, as well as domestic and international job directories.

We offer a diverse portfolio of alumni career events. Thousands of alumni engage through our global online webinars, job fairs, and Facebook Live events. These events give you opportunities to sharpen your career management skills, explore various industries, network with employers, fellow USC Trojans, and learn more about current and future employment trends. Do you have questions? View a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

External Job Search Sites

Visit job boards to explore job titles and requirements.  IndeedSimplyHiredIdealist (for non-profit careers), USA Jobs (for Federal government careers), and Dice (for technology jobs) are good places to start learning more.

LinkedIn Alumni: Use the LinkedIn alumni pages to research USC alumni. Explore what alumni majored in, review their career progression over the years, note what groups they are part of, and more. Using this resource requires a LinkedIn account. Refer to LinkedIn.com’s University Page for more information.

O*Net Online: Find detailed career information from the US Department of Labor including required training and education, job duties, related careers, job outlook, and salary.

USC School-Based Career Services

We encourage you to utilize all career resources offered at USC and engage with your school-based career center.

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