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Environment and Sustainability

Find information and support to explore and advance your career in Environment and Sustainability.

The USC Career Center supports all career pursuits. If you are curious about the balance between the environment, equity, and economy with a commitment to meeting present needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs, learn more about the environment & sustainability. This community keeps you current on industry and job search trends, alerts you of upcoming relevant on-campus and virtual events, and notifies you of open internship and full-time roles.

We also encourage you to check out the resources provided by the USC Office of Sustainability which promotes Assignment: Earth the university’s sustainability framework for creating a healthy, just and thriving campus and world.  If you’re on campus, visit the new Sustainability HUB located next to the Career Center in STU-101. 


Available Mentors

Tap into the USC Trojan Family to get career advice. Alumni may offer valuable insight on how to transition from USC to the workplace. Many alumni are excited to give back to current students.

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  • Tom Steyer 2020
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  • SOCi, Inc.
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  • HCDExchange
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  • Principles for Responsible Investment
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  • USC
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  • Feeding Texas
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  • San Diego State University
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Online Resources

The USC Career Center offers multiple resources to help individuals explore their career opportunities. We have curated several of our favorite resources to help discover career paths, learn about internship positions, and find full-time jobs.


Featured Classes

Growing Relationships as a Manager

Taught by Simon T. Bailey
As you move from functional expertise into leadership, your workflow begins to shift in many not-insignificant ways. You spend less…

Using Generative AI for Performance Management

Taught by Shweta Mogha
AI is redefining the face of HR, and its use for performance management is no exception. A real game-changer, generative…

Excel Statistics Essential Training: 1

Taught by Eddie Davila
Data isn’t valuable until you put it to good use. Statistics transforms data into meaningful information, enabling organizations to make…

Google Drive Essential Training

Taught by Jess Stratton
Learn how to work smarter with Google Drive. In this course, Jess Stratton explains how to get started using this…

Build Your Team’s Agility and Resilience

Taught by Lisa Bodell
Today’s top companies rank agility and resilience among their most valuable traits in employees and job candidates. In this course,…

Excel: Data Validation in Depth

Taught by Robin Hunt
Data validation is a process that occurs within the way data is entered but also as it is extracted from…

Mechanical Systems: Reading HVAC, Plumbing, and Other Drawings and Schematics

Taught by Christopher Randall
If you are new to the mechanical construction or maintenance industry and have wondered what all the different shapes and…

Learning Excel Online (Microsoft 365)

Taught by Joshua Rischin
With Excel Online (also known as Excel for the Web), you can create, view, edit, and share workbooks directly in…

Accelerating Your Career as a Remote or Hybrid Employee

Taught by Mike Gutman
A remote-friendly career empowers you to get jobs that serve you and your life situation. In this course, remote work…

Securing the IoT: Security Risks

Taught by Lisa Bock
Join security ambassador Lisa Bock as she covers why it’s essential to consider security issues when designing and using IoT…

Terraform: Managing Network Infrastructure

Taught by William Collins
Suggested prerequisites An AWS account and a GitHub account Terraform installed locally on your machine A code editor (this course…

Communicating Face-to-Face Module

The Importance of Effective Communication Skills  Each year we survey employers about what they seek in candidates for internship and…

Your Customer Module

Everyone Keeps Talking about Customer Service. Employers understand customer service can make or break their business. You will explore how…

Written Communication Module

It’s Public Record Now Writing is almost as critical as verbal communication: emails, documents, procedures, and marketing require you to…

The Importance of Mentors Module

The Importance of Mentors Module Step 1 – Learn What is Mentoring? What is mentoring? Mentoring is a powerful personal…

Teamwork Module

There is No “I” in the word Team Employers rank teamwork as one of the essential elements of a successful…

Taking the Initiative Module

 Take Initiative  Initiative is the single attribute that always sets you apart from others. Honing this skill can benefit…

Social Media and You Module

Steps in the module: Learn: Read the following document. Complete the reflection activity. Step 1 – Learn What Your Social…

Phone Etiquette Module

The Ubiquitous Phone The phone call is still the pillar of business communication despite the many communication options today. Learn…

Etiquette at Work Module

Like following driving rules, you need to learn the signposts and techniques for navigating expectations at work. Step 1 –…

Industry & Career Guides

Vault Guide to Energy Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

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