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Employment and Internship Resources

Need guidance from a professional with your career exploration and planning? Seeking resume or cover letter feedback? Interested in building relationships and expanding your professional network? Preparing for an interview or job fair? Looking for an internship? USC offers a variety of career resources across campus and in the South Carolina Honors College. This guide highlights resources and upcoming events that can help you on your path to employment including, but not limited to: part-time jobs, internships, and full-time positions.

Student Services

USC Career Center

Serving the entire University campus

Office of Pre-Professional & Graduate Advising

Serving students planning to attend professional school after graduation

Darla Moore School of Business:
Office of Career Management

Serving sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students in the Darla Moore School of Business



Search for jobs, internships, and events such as career fairs and networking engagements through USC’s premiere career management platform, Handshake. 

USC Mentorship Hub

Helping you navigate your life’s journey. Figure out your next step. Find your next job. Share your expertise. Become a mentor. Claim your account and instantly connect with our community. 

Gamecock GradStats

Explore a vast amount of data on the career paths of USC graduates. See where they work, the skills they use and how much they make.

Big Interview

Use Big Interview to learn and practice interview skills, whether you’re interviewing for a job or graduate school. You can record an unlimited amount of practice interviews and send them to employers, professors, friends and career center staff for review and feedback.

Additional Online Resources

Save the Date: Fall 2023 Workshops, Events & Job Fairs

Detailed event information and registration links can be found in Handshake.  Some workshops/events/fairs are restricted to specific student populations. Additional career-related events can be found in Handshake or may be advertised in other ways by your college/department.  The links below will ask you to sign-in to Handshake and then take you to further information about the specific event.


9/19 Health Professions Fair (In-person)
9/19 College of Hospitality, Retail, and Sport Management: Experience Expo (In-person)
9/19 MUSC College of Medicine Admission Presentation (In-person)
9/20 Darla Moore School of Business: EXPO! (In-person)
9/20 The Art of Career Building (In-person)
9/21 Federal Resume Writing Skills (Virtual)
9/26 Law School Personal Statements (Virtual)
9/27 STEM Career & Internship Fair, Day 1 (In-person)
9/28 STEM Career & Internship Fair, Day 2 (In-person)


10/2 Doughnuts with a Career Coach (In-person)
10/2 Chat with a Career Coach (Virtual)
10/2 Mock Law School Admission Panel (Virtual)
10/3 Law School Admissions Strategies Workshop (In-person)
10/3 All Majors Fair (Virtual)
10/4 All Majors Career & Internship Fair, Day 1 (In-person)
10/4 Law School Fair (In-person)
10/4 Writings for Law School Applications (In-person)
10/5 All Majors Career & Internship Fair, Day 2 (In-person)
10/11 Networking Pitch Workshop (In-person)
10/25 Choosing the Right Resources (Virtual)

November & December

Check back on Handshake for events coming up later in the semester.

Honors College Internship Programs

Internship Courses

Honors Internship Courses give students the opportunity to earn academic credit from the South Carolina Honors College for an approved internship experience.  Students may only earn academic credit when enrolled in the internship course at the same time they are performing the internship.  Students must have special permission from the Honors College Internship Team to enroll in an honors internship course. 

State Government Program

The State Government Program is a competitive internship program that affords students the opportunity to learn about South Carolina government and operations through a 3-credit seminar class in the fall and an internship with a state agency in the spring; students will earn academic credit for their internship. 

South Carolina Washington Semester Program

The South Carolina Washington Semester Program (SCWSP) gives students from colleges and universities across the state of South Carolina the opportunity to spend a semester living, learning and working (full-time internship) in Washington D.C. 

Workshops & Events

During the 2023-2024 academic year, the Honors College will host virtual and in-person workshops to support students on their journey to finding an internship.  Workshops/events may feature current honors students, alumni, campus partners and/or special guests.  As workshops/events are confirmed, they will be highlighted in the weekly SCHC Newsletter and on social media.

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