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
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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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How to Plan for Post-Graduation Life

Planning for continued education, job searching, or even a gap year. Read more about how to plan for post-grad life.

By Ella Rae Columbres
Ella Rae Columbres
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Financial Literacy Conference Recap

April is Financial Literacy Month, and as it comes to a close, the USC Career Center offers you a recap of its 2023 Financial Literacy Conference and some student thoughts on what financial literacy means to them. Refer to this post for a brief rundown on noteworthy topics to note moving forward as you become increasingly financially independent!

By Sarah Ju
Sarah Ju
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Mistakes to Avoid When Preparing for A Video Interview

Video interviews have become increasingly popular with employers and it’s a trend that’s here to stay. According to the Society for Human Resource Management, a recent poll of U.S. employers found that 82 percent of respondents had adopted virtual interviews …

By Career Center
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Women’s History Month Employee Spotlight

Featuring women of the USC Career Center

By Sarah Ju

“I think that, as women, we always try to help each other. Even with complete strangers, there’s just a sense of community among us as women because we face gender …

By Sarah Ju
Sarah Ju
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Celebrating Women’s Herstory Month at the USC Career Center: An Opportunity to Demand for Change in the Workplace

What is Women’s Herstory Month? 

Women’s Herstory Month (a feminist take on “Women’s History Month”) is dedicated to celebrate all the achievements and impacts that women have made in our society. Starting off solely as a week-long celebration, Congress expanded …

By Mia Kirsten Santos
Mia Kirsten Santos
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Four Ways to Make the Most of your LinkedIn Profile

Did you know that eight people are hired every single minute on LinkedIn? Over 50 million companies and organizations across the globe use LinkedIn as a means for recruiting employees.

LinkedIn began in co-founder Reid Hoffman’s living room in 2002. Two decades …

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Leadership Lessons from Barrier Breaking Black CEOs

According to research conducted by McKinsey, Black workers, account for 12 percent of the 125 million private-sector workers in the United States, but are underrepresented in the highest-growth geographies and the highest-paying industries.

Black employees encounter representation gaps at each …

By Career Center
Career Center
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