Career Advising & Workshops

Career Advising

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30-minute sessions with career advisors are available to schedule up to two weeks in advance on Viterbi Career Gateway.

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. (subject to advisor availability)

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No appointments are required for these 15-minute sessions with career advisors.

Log in to the Zoom Drop-In Hours to be connected automatically with a Viterbi career adviser.

Hours: 12-3 p.m. (first come, first served)

Our counselors provide advising sessions tailored to meet individual student needs and goals.

Common topics include:

  • Job/internship search
  • Career exploration
  • Developing professional goals
  • Negotiating and evaluating job/internship offers
  • Networking tips
  • Behavioral interview prep
  • Resume and cover letter review (only available during drop-in hours)

Workshops

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Group Q&A sessions centered on a topic of the week. Attendees will meet with career advising staff or employer partners to learn about common career-related questions and concerns.

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Work on your resume or learn to navigate Viterbi Career Gateway with a career advisor to get tips on the spot. Remember to bring your laptop for these hands-on workshops.

Visit Viterbi Career Gateway to RSVP and view the workshop calendar.

Meet the 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