Career and Internship Online Tool Kit

Don’t have time to schedule an appointment or attend a workshop?

View and download the resources in the Career & Internship Tool Kit to assist you with career or industry exploration and job readiness materials.

Career Counseling and Internship Advising

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    Undergraduate Career Plan

    Step-by-step guide for undergraduates to keep on track throughout their academic careers. View Plan

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    Graduate Student Career Plan

    Step-by-step guide lines for graduate students to keep on track throughout their academic careers. View Plan

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    Internship & Co-Op Information

    What is an internship or co-op? What are the benefits of an internship or co-op? How to you get an internship or co-op? Am I qualified for an internship or co-op? Find Out More

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    Career Beam Webinar

    This webinar will walk you through the many complimentary resources available on CareerBeam for students & alumni including: personality, interest and skills assessments; resume and cover letter building tools; interviewing strategies; career exploration resources; and networking and research databases. View Webinar

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    How to get an Internship Video

    The USC Career Center offers advice about getting internships, while current USC students share their internship experiences. Studies show that students who intern during college fare better in the job market after graduation. View Video


Interview Preparation

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    Sample Interview Questions

    Prepare for your interview by praciticing your answers to sample questions. View

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    Behavioral vs. Technical Interviews

    Learn the difference between the types of interviews and how to best prepare for each. View

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    Mock Interview Evaluation

    View the rubric on how interviews are scored. View

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    Thank You Letters

    Send a thank you note to make a great impression. View

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    Accepting and Reneging Offers

    Be upfront and ethical in your actions with employers. View


Job, Internship & Fellowship Search

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    Job Search Quick Tips

    View resources and strategies when tyring to find a career or internship opportunity. View

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    Environmental Career Opportunities

    The USC Career Center pays a fee to grant you access to this service. Please contact for username and password. Go to Site

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    Public Affairs Career Opportunities

    The USC Career Center pays a fee to grant you access to this service. Please contact for username and password. Go to Site

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    iNet Internship Consortium

    Employers post internships (only) for a select group of universities. You must use your @usc.edu e-mail address to get approved to use the iNet site. Please allow one business day for approval. Go to Site

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    H1VisaJobs.com

    To assist international students attending US colleges/universities in finding jobs with the opportunity for sponsorship. The site also contains information on immigration news and workshops, and has proven to be quite helpful to international students.To obtain the Viterbi password for this site, please e-mail a request; be sure to include your full name, degree program, student ID and date of expected graduation. Go to Site


Resume and Cover Letter Writing


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    Action Verb List

    For accomplishment statements. View

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    Sample Cover Letter

    Expressing interest in a position. View

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    Tips on Writing Cover Letters

    Answer pertinent information regarding a particular posting. View

Additional Resources

Content Provided by USC Career Center

To access this content, please login to the USC Career Center’s ConnectSC by going to http://careers.usc.edu/.

  • Case Questions Interactive
  • Taking Charge of Your Career
  • What is Personal Branding (And Why Does My Career Depend on it?)
  • You Have the Work Experience… Now What?
  • Vault.com
  • Versatile PhD
  • USC Beyond the PhD Video

Sample Resumes