Career Advising: 2021-2022

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Fall 2021 Hours:

Monday - Thursday| 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM (PST)
Friday| 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PST)

Schedule an Advising Appointment

Fall 2021 sessions will be in-person and virtual. 

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Fall 2021 Hours: August 23 - December 10

Monday - Wednesday | 2:00 PM - 6:30 PM (PST) | Epstein Family Plaza
Thursday | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (PST) | Epstein Family Plaza
Thursday | 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (PST) | Zoom (Unavailable 9/9 due to VCC events)
Friday | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (PST) | Epstein Family Plaza (Unavailable 9/10 & 9/17 due to VCC events)

Drop-ins unavailable week of September 27th- Friday, October 1st. 

PLEASE BRING YOUR LAPTOP


Drop-In Waitlist Information

  • The waitlist is available starting at 1:55 PM PST Monday - Friday and will close 20 minutes before the end of each session.
  • Waitlist requests may be limited based on the number of slots available each day.
  • You will receive a text message when it is your turn. Please arrive at the Career Connections canopy, located on the west side of Biegler Hall, 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.

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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Kaitlin Harada, Director
haradak@usc.edu

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

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Maggie Cutler Young, Employer Relations
maggiecu@usc.edu

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Patty Dang, Assistant Director
patty.dang@usc.edu

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Brittany Chu, Assistant Director
brittalc@usc.edu