Career Advising

Recent Graduates From the Classes of 2021, 2020, or 2019

USC recent graduates with an academic degree from the class of 2021, 2020, and 2019 are eligible to receive complimentary career advising for the first three years after graduation.

To schedule an appointment, please create your alumni connectSC account. Once your account is approved, email to schedule your appointment.

Recent graduates may have up to four 50-minute appointments annually, via telephone or virtually.

Individualized services include:

  • Career assessments – Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator (MBTI) and Strong Interest Inventory (SII) (fee for each assessment)
  • Career management advising
  • Resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile consultation
  • Networking and job search strategies
  • Mock interviews
  • Negotiating a job offer

Other Career Management Resources

The USC Career Center and Alumni Association are committed to assisting you with your lifelong career journey with timely and worldwide access to career management resources available for you online 24/7.

We strongly encourage you to take advantage of all career resources and services offered at USC, including your school-based career centers.

Alumni From the Classes of 2018 and before

The USC Career Center and Alumni Association provide specially-priced phone and virtual career advising services for USC alumni worldwide.

Career advising is personal, and everyone’s needs are different. The professional advisors listed below are experts in the field; however, the USC Career Center and Alumni Association make no representation as to the nature of the services they will provide you.

The following are discounted career advising options:

  • Introductory Career Advising (one 50-minute appointment) $99
  • Resume or LinkedIn Critique (one 50-minute appointment) $99
  • Career Advising (two 50-minute appointments) $259

You may schedule a 15-minute initial exploratory consultation with each of the advisors listed below and select the advisor that is right for you.

Linda Greenfield, M.S., M.B.A., Master Career Counselor
President of Essential Career Counseling
(818) 512-7226

Jamie J. Johnson, MS, Certified Career Counselor (CCC), Nationally Certified Career Counselor (NCC)
Owner, Paths2take Consulting
(859) 537-3001

Karen Suarez, MA, Master Career Counselor, Certified Professional Resume Writer
Founder & Owner, KTS Career Coaching
(323) 475-2314

The National Career Development Association (NCDA) is a recognized leader in developing professional standards.  The following are some helpful links to educate yourself about working with a career advisor:

Why seek career help?

What services do career advisors offer?

Please note, the USC Career Center and Alumni Career Program do not provide alumni psychological counseling, therapy, or other mental health services.