USC-Affiliated Social Media Accounts to Follow to Elevate Your Career

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No matter where you are in your educational journey, it’s always a good idea to keep up with your career development. Social media can be a valuable tool to advance your career, but you shouldn’t limit yourself to just LinkedIn. Instagram too can be a great platform to learn more about career resources, tips, and events, and there are some great USC-affiliated accounts that provide just that! In addition to campus-central entities, USC has school-based career centers, advising offices and campus partners that can assist you on your journey.

Amid virtual operations, these Instagram pages are still active and committed to providing students with opportunities, whether they’re school-based career services, graduate school advising or campus engagement. Stay updated and career-ready by following these accounts:

USC Career Center | @usccareercenter

The USC Career Center is the ultimate hub for career development resources for all USC students, regardless of school or major. From resume review and career advising services to online networking and targeted research resources, the Career Center offers robust tools to help students make valuable connections and identify potential employers and industry trends. The Career Center’s Instagram houses information about upcoming events, job postings, internship and fellowship opportunities and more. In addition to Instagram, the Career Center is also on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube!

School-Based Career Services:

Marshall School of Business Undergraduate Career Services | @ugcareers

Marshall Undergraduate Career Services aims to ensure that students have opportunities to develop the understanding necessary to navigate the world of work from initial internships through long-term employment. Their Instagram posts relevant, realistic and supportive guidance to educate students on career readiness and exploration, such as industry insight panels.

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences Office of Career Pathways | @uscdornsifecp

USC Dornsife Career Pathways provides content that enhances students’ career exploration, development, and personal health and well-being. Their Instagram posts weekly tips, career opportunities, career resources and information regarding networking expos, internship programs and their Work It Series seminars.

Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism Career Development @uscannenbergworks

The Annenberg Career Development office supports students in their exploration of various career paths by connecting them with internship opportunities, on-campus interviews, career fairs and job shadowing programs. Their Instagram spotlights students on their career journeys and also posts about experiential education opportunities like Career Treks.

Viterbi School of Engineering Student Engagement & Career Connections | @viterbicareers

The Viterbi Career Connections office serves as the one-stop resource shop for engineering students in their professional exploration, development and industry connections. They put up tips, spotlights students, and promotes information about events and networking experiences. Their feed strikes a nice balance between helpful posts and comedic meme content.

Sol Price School of Public Policy Office of Career Services | @uscpricecareers

The Price Career Services office connects students motivated to solve local and global problems with practitioners who already do. Their Instagram promotes virtual recruitment events, weekly tips, fellowship opportunities and workshops to help graduates achieve their goals in making a difference in the world.

Graduate School and Beyond:

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences Office of Pre-Graduate School Advising | @uscpregrad 

The USC Pre-Grad Advising Office offers a variety of advising services, exam preparation resources and events to guide students through the academic and administrative processes necessary to achieve their goals. On Instagram, they promote practice exam sessions, tutoring and workshops series that are open to students considering graduate school and can help with resources when it comes to research programs, personal statements, letters of recommendation, funding and more.

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences Office of Pre-Health Advisement | @uscprehealth

The USC Office of Pre-Health Advisement serves current students, alumni, and post-baccalaureates of the University of Southern California who are interested in pursuing a career within the health professions. If you’re interested in a career in healthcare, follow their account to learn more about advisement services, programs and resources provided to pre-health students, alumni, and post-baccalaureates.

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences Office of Pre-Law | @uscprelaw

The USC Office of Pre-Law assists  current USC students craft an undergraduate academic program designed to lead to admission to a U.S. law school and assist alumni on an as-needed basis regarding their candidacy. Follow their Instagram for more information on events geared to prepare our students for success in the law school admissions process, such as the Law School Fair and Pre-Law workshops.

Campus Engagement:

Spark SC | @gosparksc

Spark SC is a student-run entrepreneurship ecosystem at USC dedicated to building communities, unlocking opportunities, and expanding social impact for current and budding entrepreneurs. Their Instagram posts are focused on events and resources that are aimed at getting students more involved with entrepreneurial opportunities. Spark SC also hosts incubators, accelerators, projects and career fairs that help students advance their businesses or get connected with startups.

USC Campus Activities | @usccampusactivities

USC Campus Activities promotes student engagement opportunities and student life activities that are essential parts of the USC experience. Their Instagram aims to build community by posting about co-curricular activities meant to enhance the student body’s leadership, engagement and service. They post weekly lists of opportunities, as well as highlights of upcoming events.