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Every year, over 800 different organizations from around the world recruit USC students for jobs and internships. By joining the Career Center Partner Program, not only will your organization enjoy the convenience of paying for the majority of your recruiting expenses in a single payment, you dramatically increase your organization’s visibility with our highly talented and diverse student population. Best of all, your partnership fee is completely tax deductible and goes directly toward USC Dream Dollars Scholarships, quality career programming, and Career Center resources for our students and alumni.

Partnership Tiers Platinum Gold
Advance registration for Career Fairs
Advance invitations to employer-led career readiness workshops
Complimentary USC recruitment strategy session
Employer partnership advertisement in Career Center
Employer Spotlights
Employer events featured in student email and Career Center newsletter
Guest post on Career Center Chronicles 
Employer Partners Virtual Networking Event Fall Fall
Social media ads and takeovers
Complimentary prime registration Career Fair(s)¹ Fall AND Spring Fall OR Spring
Complimentary prime registration for Recent Graduates and Students Career Fair¹
Complimentary registration to Investigate Industries & Internships (i3) Spring Spring
Access to exclusive recruitment survey data (e.g., Universum, Virtual Recruitment, etc.)
Complimentary Trojan Talk
Complimentary customized Resume Book per semester
One email to students and alumni per semester
Career Fest Sponsor2
Partnership Cost $6,000 $4,000
Diversity Forum add-on at no additional cost for the 2021-2022 academic year. Platinum Gold
Connections with USC’s Student Equity and Inclusion Programs and student organizations.
Waived fees and priority registration for Diversity & Inclusion opportunities.
Individual kick-off and year-end meeting with the Internship Engagement team to discuss inclusion practices.

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¹ For a physical fair, includes premium location for four recruiters, school newspaper advertisement, breakfast, and lunch. For a virtual fair, includes premium booth location for four or more representatives and school newspaper advertisement.

2 Includes opportunities to host/participate in Career Fest sessions and advertise sponsorship on website.

For non-profit organizations, contact Erika Rodriguez if you are interested in our Partner Program.

Apply for the Partner Program by completing our online form. Once the form is received and processed, we will contact you to finalize the sponsorship details. If you have any additional questions, please contact Erika Rodriguez.

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Recruiting Guidelines

Our highest priority is ensuring that both students and employers enjoy an equitable and successful recruiting environment. As such, we hold both parties to the highest ethical standards. Behavior by any participant found to be illegal or inappropriate will result in an immediate, temporary, or permanent ban from any or all of our services. Additionally, we reserve the right to refuse service if an organization has any unresolved investigations, complaints filed with the Better Business Bureau or California Secretary of State, or for any inappropriate or egregious behavior as determined by the USC Career Center and our campus community. These penalties, which include the removal of job postings, can be invoked at any time, with or without explanation. Our guidelines for defining illegal and inappropriate behavior are the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) guidelines, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Principles for Ethical Professional Practice, the policies and guidelines on this page, and, always, common sense. The Career Center reserves the right to decline any employer or job posting at our sole discretion with or without explanation. Questions regarding our policies and guidelines can be directed to the Employer Engagement Team.

All organizations, that transact in legal business and in accordance with our Recruiting Guidelines and Policies, are welcome and invited to recruit through the USC Career Center. We are not able to cull out certain organizations or industries based on individual student values. Different students have different preferences, values, and opinions. If a particular organization or industry does not align with your values or beliefs, it may align with another group of students. Please be sensitive that this practice allows us to offer the widest array of employment opportunities for all students.

 

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