Whether you are starting your first semester at USC as a first year or transfer student, or you are continuing your studies at USC, the USC Career Center has created a guide on how to navigate our resources. If you are undecided on a major, exploring internship options, revising your resume, or want to prepare for your job search prior to graduation, the Career Center is the best place to start!
- Take a look at our Services at a Glance for an overview of the services provided by the USC Career Center, including drop-in and appointment options, signature events, networking opportunities, scholarship and mentorship programs, and online resources.
- Register on connectSC on the USC Career Center website and your school-based career center to become familiar with services, resources, programs, and events.
- Explore how to begin your career development journey, whether you are a first year student, or you are completing your final year.
- Explore industries to explore your various career paths and options.
- Update your resume by reviewing the Career Center’s Guide to Effective Resumes, Cover Letters, and LinkedIn Profiles.
- Get immediate feedback on your resume, 24/7 through VMock’s Smart Resume.
- Practice your interview skills by doing a mock interview on Big Interview.
- Conduct informational interviews with USC alumni in the Trojan Network and on the LinkedIn alumni page to learn about career options, industry choices, and the job search process.
- Stay up to date on current trends and career advice by reading the Career Center Chronicles and visiting the Career Center YouTube channel to view our latest videos.
- Follow the USC Career Center on our social media platforms: Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn.
- Learn more about our On-Campus Recruiting program, which provides you the opportunity to interview in-person or virtually with organizations from diverse industries for full-time salaried or paid internship positions.
- Attend Investigate Industries & Internships (i3) to explore industries and career paths.
- Attend the Fall 2022 Career Fair to find out more about employers and internships.
- Review the Career Center’s events page weekly to remain current on upcoming events.
Review Ready, Set, Career! to see tailored resources provided to you by the USC Career Center including first year, transfer, and current students.
View our USC Career Center Resource Roadmap for a detailed guide on how to navigate our resources, no matter where you are in your career journey.
We look forward to seeing you soon. Fight on!