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?

i3 provides 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. Students are encouraged to ask you questions about your professional journey into your industry, to gain personal insight on how to be successful in the same field.  This event lets you highlight your organization and industry, and provide helpful advice to students who are interested in your company and the work you do. Held in both Fall and Spring semesters (September and February), i3 focuses on four specific industries. There is a limited amount of space available on a first come, first serve basis.

What does the day of i3 look like?

i3 takes place from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, with a panel during the first half, and an internship fair during the second half. During the panel, you will be able to share your professional journey and industry insights with students interested in your line of work. This is a great way to engage students and share how you broke into your industry. Then, you will be able to meet with students searching for internship opportunities with your organization. Please note that a 6-foot table will be provided for recruiting, but will be shared between two employers. You may bring one additional guest who can focus on answering questions about the industry, your organization, and your professional journey for the panel.

Who can participate?

Participants must be actively recruiting to fill at least one paid internship position, for fall, spring, or summer semesters. 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 Sarah Yoo at sarah.yoo@usc.edu at (213) 740-6943.

Industry Date Time Location
Data Science and Analytics February 12, 2018 11:00 am – 2:00 pm  TBD
Entertainment and Sports February 13, 2018 11:00 am – 2:00 pm  TBD
Real Estate February 14, 2018 11:00 am – 2:00 pm  TBD
Sustainability and Social Responsibility February 15, 2018 11:00 am – 2:00 pm  TBD

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.

Do I need to be a speaker to participate in i3?
i3 is a two-part series including a panel and networking session.

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?
$50 for non-profit/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?
One parking pass
Six-foot table to be shared with another employer
Optional – featured speaker to students

What are the requirements for i3?
Participants must be recruiting to fill at least one paid internship position which is defined by the California State hourly minimum wage. Third party recruiters will not be considered.

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

My registration was denied, why?
We have a cap of 10 employers for each event. Maximum capacity may have been reached.
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