As a graduate student, you are acquiring advanced transferable skills that academic and non-academic employers seek. The following resources are designed to help you convey, develop, and leverage your skill set for professional positions, particularly those in industry and non-academic settings.
How do you take your advanced degree to industry? Each spring The Graduate School, Career Center, and several campus partners host an interactive panel discussion on this topic. Attendees have the opportunity to ask questions and network with panelists experienced in non-academic career options.
Spur Connections is a tool to help practitioners (both USC alumni and non-alumni) assist USC students and alumni in learning more about various positions and industries. USC students and alumni will be able to search the Spur Connections database and contact mentors for such activities as email networking, information interviewing, and job shadowing.
The Career Center offers services to graduate students for up to a year after graduation. Resources include:
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