Career Advising

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Spring 2023 Hours:

Monday - Friday | 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM (PST)

VIRTUAL:  Schedule an appointment on Gateway. Select "Zoom Meeting" for Viterbi Meeting Method. Receive a calendar invitation with the meeting link.

IN-PERSON: Schedule an appointment on Gateway. Select "In-Person" for Viterbi Meeting Method. Check-in at Ronald Tutor Hall (RTH) 218.  

PLEASE BRING YOUR LAPTOP FOR IN-PERSON ADVISING 

Schedule an Advising Appointment

 

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Spring 2023 Hours

Monday, Wednesday & Thursday | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (PST)

VIRTUAL:  Add yourself to the waitlist and receive a text when we're ready for you to log in. When it is your turn you will receive a text with the zoom link.

IN-PERSON: Add yourself to the waitlist and receive a text when we're ready for you. Check-in at Ronald Tutor Hall (RTH) 218.

PLEASE BRING YOUR LAPTOP FOR IN-PERSON ADVISING

Before attending drop-in hours for a resume review, please complete the following: 

  1. Review the Toolkit resume and cover letter webpage  
  2. Submit your resume to VMOCK (Resume Review software), make all necessary changes, and try to reach a score of 80% or higher.

Unavailable Drop-in Dates 

  • Monday, January 16th 
  • Monday, February 6th
  • Tuesday, February 7th
  • Wednesday, February 8th
  • Thursday, February 9th 
  • Thursday, February 16th
  • Monday, February 20th 
  • Monday, March 13th
  • Tuesday, March 14th
  • Wednesday, March 15th
  • Thursday, March 16th
  • Friday, March 17th

Drop-In Waitlist Information

Drop-in Advising will be available Monday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 2pm-5pm Starting on January 9th, 2023. May 5, 2023 is the last day for drop-in advising.

  • Waitlist requests may be limited based on the number of slots available each day. The waitlist may close prior to the end time and will be unavailable if we reach capacity.
  • You will receive a text message when it is your turn. Please arrive at check-in within 5 minutes to avoid being removed from the waitlist.
  • Drop-ins are first-come, first-served.
  • If you are unable to attend a drop-in session, please remove yourself from the waitlist.
  • If you want to join virtually, you will be provided a zoomlink by text when it is your turn
  • The waitlist will open every day on Monday, Wednesday and Thursdays at 1:55pm.
  • We encourage students who want a resume review to complete VMock before coming in for a drop-in session

Viterbi Career Connections encourages all students to make career advising appointments or stop by our drop-in hours! Our Career Advisors provide advising sessions tailored to meet individual student needs and goals.

Common topics can include:

  • On-Campus Recruitment Agreement
  • Your internship or job search  search
  • Career exploration
  • Informational interviewing
  • Developing professional goals
  • Building and maintaining a professional network
  • Building your LinkedIn
  • Interviewing
  • How to communicate with a supervisors at an internship
  • Negotiating and evaluating job or internship offers
  • Managing multiple offers
  • Resume and cover letter review (only available during drop-in hours or in advising appointments during the summer semester).

Meet Your Viterbi Career Advising Team!

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M. Lilian Barajas, Senior Director
mlrivera@usc.edu

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Maggie Cutler Young, Assistant Director, Employer Relations
maggiecu@usc.edu

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Patty Wiesbach-Leach, Assistant Director
patty.dang@usc.edu

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Brittany Chu, Assistant Director
brittalc@usc.edu

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Vacant, Assistant Director

Published on December 8th, 2016

Last updated on December 14th, 2022