Job Searching as a Disabled Person: Questions and Resources for National Disability Employment Awareness Month

While the process of job searching can be intimidating for anyone, this intimidation can be magnified when someone lives with a disability. October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and the USC Career Center would like to address some commonly …

By Victoria Bandini
Victoria Bandini
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Preparing for Grad School

A graduate degree could drastically alter your career prospects and open doors to amazing opportunities. Graduate school comes with immense personal growth, acquisition of specialized skills, research opportunities, and much more. Reaching a decision to attend graduate school is not …

By Sarah Ju
Sarah Ju
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Tips to Find an On-Campus Job (From a USC Career Center Intern)

Discover valuable tips for securing that coveted on-campus job at USC from the perspective of a USC Career Center Intern.

By Emily Quintanilla
Emily Quintanilla
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Introducing Headshots to Handshakes

Beginning Oct. 19, the USC Career Center will launch its newest career-focused program: Headshots to Handshakes. The program’s goal is to teach all USC students how to network, improve their personal brand, and tap into the University’s extensive alumni family …

By Emily Quintanilla
Emily Quintanilla
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Navigating Professional Conferences

A conference is a meeting of people who come together to participate in presentations, workshops, and network opportunities. Attending a conference is a great way to gain skills and knowledge and create meaningful connections with others in your industry of …

By Keily Molina
Keily Molina
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Engaging First-Year Trojans

The transition from high school to university can be both exciting and overwhelming for first-year students. As a first-year student at USC, you have a wealth of opportunities waiting to be explored.

By Saskia River
Saskia River
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USC Career Center Overview

The University of Southern California is renowned for its commitment to academic excellence and fostering a well-rounded educational experience. Central to this vision is the USC Career Center, a dynamic resource hub that empowers students to navigate their professional journey …

By Saskia River
Saskia River
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Job Searching for LGBTQ+ Students

Updating Your Resume

As we are well into Pride Month, it is a good time to talk about an important topic that is top of mind for many graduating LGBTQ+ students: job searching. Job searching for LGBTQ+ students in this …

By Elizabeth Banuelos-Castro
Elizabeth Banuelos-Castro
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How to Make the Most of Your Summer Internship

Summer internships provide students and young professionals valuable opportunities to gain practical experience, develop essential skills, and build a professional network. To make the most of this crucial period, it’s important to approach your internship with intention and enthusiasm. In …

By Paolo Cantos
Paolo Cantos
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Celebrating Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month: Embracing Diversity in the Workplace

As we commemorate Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Heritage Month, we at the USC Career Center take this opportunity to honor the rich and diverse cultures that shape our community.

By Paolo Cantos
Paolo Cantos
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