Investigate Industries and Internships (i3)

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Speak to students looking for internships and present how you got your start in the industry. i3 offers a great chance to talk about your organization, share your story, and recruit qualified students to fill your internship positions.

What is the format of i3?
Part internship fair, part presentation, i3 allows company representatives with the opportunity to recruit interns for their organization as well as provide advice, share their personal story, and make recommendations to students interested in the field. Highlight your organization and professional journey of breaking into the industry with a 30 minute Q&A panel. Held in both Fall and Spring semesters (September and February), i3 focuses on 4 specific industries. There is a limited amount of space available on a first come, first serve basis.

Who can participate?
Participants must be actively recruiting interns for the current or upcoming semester. Third party recruiters, graduate programs and fee based programs will not be considered. Participants must be employed directly with their company.

To register, sign-up or log into your connectSC account and click on the “Career Events” tab. Click the “register” button next to the appropriate panel.

You are not a confirmed participant until you receive further notification from the Career Center.

For further questions, please contact recruit@usc.edu at (213) 740-9111.

Industry Date Time Location
Finance September 25, 2017 11:00 am – 02:00 pm STU B3/B6
Entertainment & Digital Media September 26, 2017 11:00 am – 02:00 pm STU B3/B6
Consulting September 27, 2017 11:00 am – 02:00 pm STU B3/B6
Marketing & Public Relations September 28, 2017 11:00 am – 02:00 pm STU B3/B6

What is i3?
Investigate Industries and Internships (i3) is an event for employers to recruit interns for their company and with the option to share their professional journey to provide further insight into their career field.

What does the day of i3 look like?
There are two components to i3 with one being optional. From 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, you will participate in an internship fair and speak with students searching for opportunities with your organization. Please note that a 6-ft table will be provided, but will be shared between two employers. You may bring more than 1 guest, one of which can also be a speaker in the optional program.

Optional: During the event, employers will also have the opportunity to speak to students and share their professional journey. This is a great way to engage students and share how you broke into your industry. Indicate your interest on the registration and we will follow up with you on the speaking time. This is on a first come, first serve basis with no extra charge. Speakers will speak for approximately 15-20 minutes.

Do I need to be a speaker to participate in i3?
No, it is optional to the event.

I am interested in the speaker portion of i3, how do I register for it?
When you register, you will indicate your interest in speaking. We will inform you seven (7) to ten (10) days prior to the event on what time you will speak to students. If you have a preferred time to speak, you may request it but it is not guaranteed.

How do I register for i3?
To register, sign-up or log into your connectSC account and click on the “Career Events” tab. Click the “register” button next to the appropriate panel.

Can I register for more than one event?
Yes, but it is not guaranteed. All registrations are reviewed on a first come, first serve basis.

How much does i3 cost?
$25 for nonprofit/government agencies and $100 for general/for-profit companies. Participants must pay online once their registration is accepted and confirmed.

What is provided when I register for i3?
1 parking pass
6-ft table to be shared with another employer
Optional – featured speaker to students

What is the requirements for i3?
Participants must be actively recruiting for interns for the current or following semester. Third party recruiters will not be considered.

When will my registration be confirmed?
Your registration will be confirmed approximately within one (1) to two (2) weeks upon your completed registration.

My registration was denied, why?
We have a cap of 16 employers for each event. Maximum capacity may have been reached.
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