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Job Fairs and Events

Job fairs provide ideal settings to meet potential employers and to discuss part-time, full-time, internship and co-op positions. It is your chance to step forward and be noticed.

The Career Center hosts annual events for students to meet with potential employers in the Fall and Spring semesters. These events may target a specific group, like pharmacy majors, or they may represent a broader range of employers and job opportunities. You can find additional details and join events through Handshake. 

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Spring 2018 Events

Pathways to Professions: Nephron Pharmaceuticals

February 23, 2018

Interested in working in healthcare or pharmaceuticals? Want to visit one of the most up and coming companies in the Columbia area? Come visit Nephron Pharmaceuticals with the Career Center! Nephron Pharmaceuticals is a global leader in the manufacturing of generic drug products and medical devices located right here in Columbia! They employ over 500 people and have a facility that is over 400,000 square feet!

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Pathways to Professions: Vanguard

March 2, 2018

Interested in working in financial services? Want to learn more about one of USC’s top employers? Vanguard, one of the world’s largest investment management companies, was ranked one of America’s Best Employers by Forbes in 2017! Vanguard has over 20 million investors in 17 countries with over 15,000 employees worldwide! Learn from a panel of Gamecock alumni and how to stand out in your application for an internship/full-time job! LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED. Please come dressed in professional attire (suit with tie for males, pant suit or dress with jacket for females). TO BE ELIGIBLE TO ATTEND, YOU MUST HAVE YOUR RESUME APPROVED IN HANDSHAKE BY FEBRUARY 22ND.

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International Student Workshop: Interviewing 101

March 21, 2018

As an international student, you may score an interview with a strong resume and a confident, informed conversation, but it’s the interview that will get you the job!  Attend this informative workshop and learn the basics of American behavioral interview skills such as the importance of a good first impression, how to avoid common nonverbal mistakes, and what to do before, during and after an interview. Additonally, you will learn and practice an easy strategy for building responses to interview questions with the other participants. Register today!

Gamecock Chat: Non-Profit, Government, Public Services & Education

March 22, 2018

Chat with fellow gamecock alumni and industry professionals from around the country in various industries! 

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SEC & ACC Virtual Career Fair

April 3-4, 2018

Students and alumni can meet employers anywhere in this live online virtual event.

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Gamecock Chat: Healthcare, Law and Social Services

April 4, 2018

Chat with fellow gamecock alumni and industry professionals from around the country in various industries! 

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Pathways to Professions: Belk

April 16, 2018

Interested in working in retail? Have dreams of being a buyer, merchandiser, or purchaser? Want to work in a retail store?

 You can do all this and more at Belk in Charlotte, NC! Belk hires USC students for a variety of internship and full-time positions every year! This event will include a tour of Belk Headquarters, an information session and panel of USC alumni! Learn how to stand out in your application for an internship/full-time job! FREE! Transportation will be provided by the Career Center. This experience is ideal for HRSM majors or students with retail interests!

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Gamecock Chat: Arts, Audio & Video Technology & Communications

April 18, 2018

Chat with fellow gamecock alumni and industry professionals from around the country in various industries! 

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