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Career Center Chronicles

Starting a Career in Sustainability

If you are thinking about a career in sustainability, this article provides a 4-step plan on finding entry-level jobs and experiences. The plan includes:

Figure out what you want to do in 3-5 years. This starts with narrowing down your …

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Not Sure What You Should Be Making at Your First Job? Here’s How to Figure Out the Right Number to Aim for

Launching your career by landing your first full-time job can be thrilling, but there might be one small thing you’re not so sure about as you wait to hear the words, “You’re hired!”: Money.

How do you know what to …

By Meredith Pepin - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Work & Wellbeing: Summer Tips to Advance Your Career Goals

While researching industries, updating your resume, doing mock interviews, and networking are all an important pieces in your career development, one factor that is often overlooked is your wellbeing as you go through this process. You might feel like wellbeing …

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Overcoming the Model Minority Myth in the Workplace

We celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage (AAPI) Month in May. AAPI Heritage Month recognizes how integral this community has been in the U.S. It is also a necessary time to acknowledge the challenges they face. In particular, the …

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Stay Connected After Commencement

Congratulations, Class of 2022! As you navigate the upcoming days, the USC Career Center would like to connect you with a community that will continue to support your professional development as you transition from college to your next step. 

Utilize …

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4 Practical Ways to Sharpen Your Online Interview Skills Before Graduation

Getting ready for graduation is an exciting time, but it can also add extra pressure to perform at the next level, especially when it comes to interviewing for your future career. Since the 2020 global pandemic, many job interviews and …

By Val Matta - CareerShift
CareerShift
Job hunting & career management solutions
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Tips to Successfully Navigate a Career Fair In-Person

With our upcoming Recent Graduates and Students Career Fair on Thursday, April 14, from 10 am – 2 pm on Trousdale Parkway, you can leverage the benefits of attending our upcoming career fair in-person:

Foster meaningful connections with employers. An …

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Leadership Lessons from 15 Women Founders & CEOs

At the time of writing, women are the CEOs of 41 companies of the Fortune 500; for anyone not looking to do math today, that’s about 8%. And that distressingly low number is actually higher than its ever been. The …

By Vault Careers - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Spring Your Career Forward During Spring Break

With our upcoming Spring Break, many of you are looking forward to getting much needed rest and relaxation. The Career Center has some tips on how to get in some important self-care while also springing into actionable steps that can …

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Advice from Black Professionals As You Start Your Career Journey

As many students look forward to graduating and finishing up their Spring semester, there is excitement and also some worry and apprehension about their first job out of college, or new internship. For Black students, and many students of color, …

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