Every year, close to 800 different organizations from around the world come to USC to recruit 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.
For the On-Campus Recruiting Program, priority yearly registration for Partners begins as early as May 20, 2020. Non-partners can sign up on a semester basis with Fall 2020 registration beginning on June 3, 2020.
|Advance registration for Fall & Spring On-Campus Recruiting* Program (full year)||5/20/20||5/20/20||5/20/20|
|Advance registration for Career Fairs||✓||✓||✓|
|Advance invitations to employer-led career readiness workshops||✓||✓||✓|
|Employer partnership advertisement in Career Center||✓||✓||✓|
|Complimentary USC recruitment strategy session||✓||✓|
|Complimentary USC Prime registration for Career Fair(s)1||Fall & Spring||Fall or Spring|
|Complimentary USC Prime registration for Recent Alumni and Student Career Fair¹ and/or the Veterans and Military Families Recruiting Night||Fall & Spring||Fall or Spring|
|Complimentary registration to Investigate Industries & Internships (i3)||Fall & Spring||Fall or Spring|
|Employer events featured in student email and Career Center newsletter||✓||✓|
|Access to recruitment survey results (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||✓|
|30-minute presentation to Career Center staff||✓|
|Networking event with student organizations (Spring semester only)||✓|
|Social media ads||✓|
*General Fall On-Campus Recruiting registration opens June 3, 2020.
1 Includes premium location for four recruiters, school newspaper advertisement, breakfast, and lunch.
2 Includes opportunities to host/participate in Career Fest sessions and advertise sponsorship on website.
For non-profit organizations, contact Erika Rodriguez, Associate Director of Employer Relations and Administration at (213) 740-9647 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, contact Erika Rodriguez at (213) 740-9647.
The USC Career Center understands that diversity is critical to an organization’s success. To help facilitate your diversity and inclusion programs, we are proud to offer our Partner Program members the ability to join our Diversity Forum. Members of the Diversity Forum enjoy the following benefits:
- Waived fees and priority registration for Diversity & Inclusion opportunities.
- Connections with USC’s Multicultural Resource Centers and student organizations.
- Individual kick-off and year-end meeting with the Employer Relations and Research and/or the Internships and Experiential Education team to review recruiting strategies.
This one-of-a-kind package is available only as an add-on for our existing Partner Program members. For specific questions regarding the Diversity Forum, contact Gina Ibrahim, Internship and Diversity Programs Advisor at (213) 740-9105.
Your donation goes directly towards the USC Dream Dollars Scholarships, quality career programming, and Career Center resources for our students and alumni.
USC Dream Dollars Program
Your participation in our Partner Program contributes to the Career Center’s efforts to provide meaningful career resources, such as the Dream Dollars scholarship program.
The USC Dream Dollars program aims to assist students by financing career exploration in the non-profit and government fields. Last summer, the USC Career Center offered the USC Dream Dollars scholarship to 10 undergraduate students. Here is what students had to say about their experience:
Without the USC Dream Dollars program, my highly fulfilling internship opportunity would not have been possible. It is because of the scholarship that I was able to work part-time instead of full-time and take advantage of this tremendous opportunity. By covering expenses and replacing a portion of potential income, the Dream Dollars program afforded me the chance to spend the summer in a role where I was pursuing my passion for public service. My internship was rewarding, revealing, and energizing. I witnessed both the difficulties and the opportunities associated with a career in government. Perhaps most critically, I left my internship having a better understanding of the work culture and path for congressional careers. This internship enabled me to directly serve individual constituents while learning a great deal about the federal government and the people who make it function. I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the individuals who made my experience possible through the funding of the Dream Dollars program.
— Nicholas interned at the Office of U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell in Seattle, Washington; Major: Policy, Planning and Development; Class of 2019
The USC Dream Dollars Program has made an internship possible at a grassroots NGO in SubSaharan Africa, when few other programs would do the same. Spark MicroGrants has proven to be an organization worth supporting, and my time there has crucially shaped my worldview in terms of development. This experience of examining civic engagement, income stability, patient experience, cost structures, common ailments, drug stocks, transportation, and infrastructure of the health centers has put my public policy coursework at USC to the test. I believe this experience has been representative of the USC Dream Dollars Program’s mission, and I cannot sufficiently express my gratitude for this opportunity. USC Dream Dollars’ direct investment in Spark is an investment in the values of empowerment, dignity, and respect for all life. This has been particularly meaningful for me, as I had found few opportunities on campus to do this type of work so far away from the United States.
— Ivana interned at Spark Microgrants in Gulu, Uganda; Major: Public Policy and Global Studies; Class of 2019