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Parents and Families

As the USC Career Center, it is our pleasure to serve USC’s 50,000 students and provide each student with tailored career resources and services.

Whether a student is selecting a major, looking for an internship, or pursuing that first professional position, we are here to help.

In collaboration with our office, USC provides specialized school-based services committed to the career development of each USC student. USC’s federated model of central and school-based career center partners offers a wide range of career services, such as general career development advice, industry-specific information, internship and job opportunities, programs, workshops, and networking connections. Students may seek assistance from both our office and their school-based career services offices or professionals.

In addition to connecting with advisors across campus as well as visiting our online resources in Handshake and the “Students” section of our website, students are encouraged to visit the Career Center YouTube channel to view our latest videos!

Financial Literacy: The Four Basic Steps of a Bullet Proof Plan

Written by Dr. Lucas Dyer, Financial Advisor, Northwestern Mutual

Planning with money is both emotional and logical. Before having my own financial planner, which I have had since 2012, many decisions were made based on emotions. Paying my house off …

By Paolo Cantos
Paolo Cantos
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Recap: Making the Most of Your Summer Experience Panel

On Wednesday, April 17, 2024, the USC Career Center hosted a panel discussion to highlight the diverse internship experiences of eight current USC students from various class levels and majors. Moderated by Sarah Ju (Annenberg, ’26) and Jonathan Gedam (Marshall, …

By Leslie De Quiroz
Leslie De Quiroz
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Some Helpful Advice About Embracing the Give-and-Take Nature of an Interview

— Article by Audrey Spina, the Assistant Director of Career Services at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts. 

Though a job interview represents a discussion between an interviewer and a job seeker, the prospect of controlling the direction of the conversation can represent an intimidating …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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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.


An overview of the services provided by the USC Career Center, including drop-in and appointment options, signature events, networking opportunities, …

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