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The USC Alumni Association offers a full range of career services specifically tailored to USC alumni. An overview of all such services is available on the Career Center website.

USC Career Center

Career Services Partnership

Services include career counseling, job listings and research tools designed to help you at all stages of your career.

Handshake – formerly connectSC

Handshake is USC’s university-wide career services management platform and the largest career community for college students. Employers interested in hiring Trojans post jobs for free on Handshake, where there are often thousands of job postings to choose from.

Trojan Network

The Trojan Network is an online networking and mentoring platform for alumni to seek and share career and industry information. Through the Trojan Network, alumni are able to receive advice about their own career path as well as the opportunity to give back to current students and fellow alumni.

Individual Career Counseling and Advising

USC recent graduates with an academic degree are eligible to receive complimentary career counseling services through the USC Career Center for the first three years after graduation. Following that, the USC Career Center has partnered with several virtual career counseling services to provide specially-priced phone consultations. Schedule a career counseling appointment today to take your next professional leap.

Career Webinars and Events

Thousands of alumni participate in USC Alumni Association-sponsored career webinars and events each year. These provide opportunities to sharpen critical career skills, network with employers and fellow Trojans, explore various industries and learn about current economic and employment trends.

Skill Up with USC Online

Skill Up, provided through one of our newest campus partnerships with USC Online, is an educational online-learning platform that offers seminars and upskilling through its lifelong learning initiative. All USC Alumni can explore Skill Up at no charge and access short, skill-building courses employers want you to have today. Stay up to date with emerging skills in your field with a growing library of classes in a range of topics including change management, workplace polarization, project management, organizational equity, and much more. Log in to Skill Up today! For questions or to learn more, please email