How To Get Hired Series

The How to Get Hired Series connects undergraduate students with industry partners and Alumni, while providing an invaluable opportunity to learn and apply key strategies to Get Hired!

As a participant, you can register to run a presentation & discussion, participate in the theme based signature event, and enjoy open networking with the student participants at the close of the day.

You Must Register to Attend!
Login into Viterbi Career Gateway to register for Fall 2019.

Series Dates:


  • RESUMES THAT POP!: Wednesday, September 4th
  • RECRUIT THE RECRUITER: Friday, September 13th
  • WHO GETS HIRED?: Friday, September 27th
  • INTERVIEW SUCCESS: Friday, October 4th
All Series sessions run from 2-5 pm and are held in the Michelson 1st Floor Lobby
Contact: Viterbi Career Connections

vcareers@usc.edu | 213.740.9677

Registration is open!


Login to Gateway

Click on the “Fall 2019 How to Get Hired Series is currently active” link under “Attend Events” on the right-hand menu of the home screen.


Series Information

Interact early in the school year with undergraduate Viterbi students who will be preparing for the fall recruiting season.

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Undergraduate student attendees across series

Viterbi Student Profile
  • Early Fall Branding Opportunity
  • Generate Name Recognition Before the Career & Internship Fair
  • Meet With Engaged Viterbi Undergraduate Students
  • Build your Pipeline with Top Talent

Signature Event: Employer representatives participate in resume reviews, providing feedback to students. Several rounds, 15 minutes each.

Main Workshop: Chevron: Creating an effective resumes, resume do's & don'ts on resumes.

Fireside Chat: OnPrem Solution Partners: Q&A on resume preferences, and industry expertise on different resume formats.

Open Networking with industry partners.


  • Signature Event: 2-4 PM

    Each activity reflects the theme of the day: Resume reviews, elevator pitch practice, reverse recruiting, and mock interviews. Employers are encouraged to bring multiple representatives. Students pre-register to participate.

  • Employer-Led Workshops: 2-4 PM

    Each day has one main workshop with 2 rounds that are 1 hour each + One fireside chat that is 4 rounds that are 30 minutes each. Employers prepare a presentation and answer questions related to the theme of the day. Workshop Presentation Guidelines

  • Resource Demo's: 2-4 PM

    Viterbi Career Connections Staff share resources and demo useful tools students can use to boost their skills in each area of the Series.

  • Networking Reception: 4:10 - 5 PM

    Student participants and employers come together for networking.

Looking for more opportunities to get involved? Visit the Employers page for additional engagement opportunities.


Sponsorship

This event, which provides undergraduate engineers with valuable skills and strategies they can apply to the job search process, is entirely dependent on corporate sponsorship and volunteers.

Your participation and sponsorship are critical to the success of this event which is made solely possible with the generous sponsorship’s received. Please consider sponsoring today! To provide sponsorship and/or participate, please logon to the Viterbi Career Gateway indicating your interest in partnering with us by July 31, 2019.

Day Sponsor $500

In addition to all benefits associated with participating in the day…

  • Named as Day Sponsor with prominent company logo on day marketing and materials, both print and electronic: Invitations, Brochure, Poster, and Website.
  • Logo placement on Viterbi Career Gateway job portal for the 2019-2020 academic year.
  • Opportunity to run one major activity on the day of your choice – Activity based on availability.
  • Complimentary resume book of student participants from the day you sponsor (released one week after).

Series Sponsor $2,000

In addition to all benefits associated with participating in the series…

  • Named as Series Sponsor with prominent company logo on entire series marketing and materials, both print and electronic: Invitations, Brochure, Poster, and Website.
  • Company logo and corporate link featured on Viterbi School website.
  • Priority choice of one major activity and day. Can participate every day of the Series.
  • 1 Free interview room the week after Fair (first come first serve).
  • Complimentary resume book of student participants each day of the Series (released one week after).

Viterbi Career Connections Refund Policy

For events with a fee, refunds will only be issued when cancellation is made in writing to vcareers@usc.edu before close of business at least 7 business days in advance of the event, or as indicated in the Cancellation Policy on the event page. Any cancellations after that date will be liable for the full registration fee.