The USC Career Center is open in-person Monday - Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM and our online resources are available to you 24/7 including advising, job and internship opportunities, programs, workshops, career fairs, and more.


Exploring industries means actively investigating and learning about different fields and sectors of employment to gain insights into career options, job prospects, and personal interests, ultimately helping you make informed decisions about future career paths.

The USC Career Center supports all career pursuits. If you are curious about specific careers, click on Explore Industries above to learn more about various industries. Each community will have resources that will keep you current on industry and job search trends, alert you of upcoming on-campus and virtual events, and notify you of open internships and full-time roles.    


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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.

Tips on Networking »

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  • John W. Weldon CPA
  • Special Olympics
  • RAPP
  • Amazon
  • Thub
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • 22Squared
  • Deloitte Consulting

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.


Related Internships

Another great way to learn about careers is to secure an internship in a role or field you might be considering. An internship is a short-term opportunity to get training and hands-on experience in a real work environment in the industry of your interest. View available internships here, or learn more about internships »

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