Spotlight: Alumni & Industry Panel

Learn more about what to expect as you prepare to transition from college to career by networking with professionals in your field.
Location: SGM 101
Time: 7:00 – 8:00pm

The Viterbi Industry & Alumni Spotlight is a great opportunity for you to connect with USC alumni and industry professionals that have been in your shoes. They will share their experiences on how they got to where they are in their career and offer words of wisdom along the way. This is an undergraduate only event.


Schedule of Events

Fall 2018

Chemical Engineering

Monday, September 17th

Alumni Panelists:

Lyssa Aruda (B.S./M.S. CHE, ‘15)
Accenture

Brandon Gold (B.S. CHE, ‘14)
SpaceX

Fausto Mares-Davila
(B.S. CHE ‘16, M.S. CHE ‘18)
Boeing

Jochem Visser (B.S. ‘14, M.S. CHE, ‘17)
FarApp

Faisal Alshafei
(B.S. CHE, '15, M.S. CHE ‘18)
Caltech

Biomedical Engineering

Monday, October 15th

Alumni Panelists:

Shane Garcia (B.S. BME, ‘15, M.S. ‘16)
Abbott Vascular

Karan Kanchan (B.S. BME, ’14)
Vayu Technology

Jacob Flores (B.S. BME, ‘15)
Accenture

Kyle Lynn (B.S. BME, ‘08, M.S.‘14)
Midmark

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Wednesday, November 7th

Alumni Panelists:

Spencer Moss (B.S. ISE'14, M.S. FE '15)
The Compass Group

Caroline Liu (B.S. ISE'18)
EY

Lena Saghian (B.S. ISE'11)
Walt Disney Studios

William Taylor (B.S.ISE '05, MBA '15)
UCLA Health

Video is available here!

Spring 2019

Electrical Engineering

Tuesday, January 22nd

Alumni Panelists:

Daniel Dyba
(BS, EE, ‘08)
Sagewise

Rachel Morford
(BS/MS, EE, '08)
Aerospace Corporation

Jasmine Naseri
(BS, EE, ‘16)
Northrop Grumman

Stephen Collins
(BS, EE, '14)
360 Power Group

Video is available here:
Part 1 Part 2

Computer Science and Computer Engineering

Wednesday, February 13th

Alumni Panelists:

Lauren Denson
(BS CECS, ‘13)
JPL/NASA

Justine Foote
(BS CSBA ‘17)
Amazon

Nayeon Kim
(BS CSCI ‘14)
USC ITP

Doreen Hakimi
(BS CSBA, ‘14)
Originate

Evan Phoenix
(BS CSCI ‘02)
HashiCorp

Video is available here: Part 1 Part 2

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Tuesday, March 5th

Alumni Panelists:

Justin Zhang
(B.S/M.S CE, '13)

Port of Long Beach

Elise Takebayashi
(B.S, ENE '14, M.S, CE, '14)
CDM Smith

Edgar Pazola
(M.S, Structural Design. '09)
Insight Structural Engineers

Felipe Hernandez
(B.S, Building Science, '18)
AECOM Hunt

Monkia Ianonne
(B.S, CE (Environmental), '10)
Swinerton Builders

Maria Mohammed
(B.S CE, '12, M.S, Structural Design)
Structural Focus Design Engineer

Video is available here!

Astronautical, Aerospace, and Mechanical Engineering

Thursday, April 4th

Alumni Panelists:

David Reese
(B.S '09, ASTE, M.S./Ph.D. '14 ASTE)
The Aerospace Corporation

Angela Bullon
(B.S. '15, ASTE)
Meggitt

Daniel Moline
(B.S. '13, CE)
Q-Tech Corporation

Matthew McCormick
(B.S. '08, ME, M.S. '13, ME)
Romeo Power Technology

Keith Wolzinger
(M.S. '82, Aviation Safety)
Renzone

Adam Jones
(B.S. '05, ME, M.S. '07, ME)
USC

Video is available here!

For more information:

USC Viterbi Career Connections

vcareers@usc.edu  213-740-9677