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Career Planning & Preparation

You’re here because you want to be there. And whether “there” is an executive or a political office, a classroom or a courtroom, behind or in front of a camera, or simply armed with knowledge you didn’t have before, we’ll help you every step of the way. Take advantage of internships, mentorships, resume writing and interview skills workshops… the list goes on. Start checking things off.

Priscilla A. Scotlan Career Services Center

Via a multitude of tailored on-campus events, we connect Dons directly to jobs and internships at today’s most exciting organizations, including Google, Twitter, Pandora, and Yelp. Here's how we can help you launch your career:

  • Career Fairs: Want to connect with employers? Connect with employers interested in hiring across all majors at JOB FEST Career & Internship Festival, held in the Fall and Spring.
  • Career Pop-Ups: Career Pop-Ups are mini career fairs that focus on specific industries. Each semester will highlight different industries.
  • Networking Events: Attend Networking Events and talk to recruiters and alumni from some of the biggest and best employers in the San Francisco Bay Area. Learn about different companies and industries, get advice, and make valuable professional connections.
  • Employer Class Visits: Recruiters are invited into the class to share their industry insights with you on the following topics: Interviewing Skills & Tips, How USF Students can be Competitive Candidates in the Job/Internship Market, How A New Hire Can Be Successful In The First Weeks/Months Of Their Job/Internship.
  • Ask a Recruiter: Hold a one-on-one advice session with a recruiter. Practice your interview skills, get your resumes critiqued and ask anything about your job/internship search.
  • Career Readiness Workshops: Career Readiness workshops are held Fall and Spring semesters, with topics varying each semester.
  • Handshake: You'll have access to the popular college recruiting platform, Handshake. Upload your resume and search to apply for full-time jobs and internships.

The Numbers Tell The Story


average full-time salary for USF undergraduates in the Class of 2022


of 2022 graduates secured post-grad plans


jobs and internships posted during the 2021-22 academic year


of USF undergraduates land at least two internships during their time at USF


internships are posted at the Career Services Center each month

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Juli-Anne Brockway in the Career Services Center has been the most amazing mentor. She’s always been transparent with me about what I should expect in the workforce and strategies I should consider to achieve my professional goals. I value her advice as much as I would advice from my mother or father.”

Princess Eyison ’20

Dons Help Dons Find Jobs and Explore Careers

A new online community similar to LinkedIn, NetworkUSF connects current students with alumni eager to share their professional knowledge with fellow Dons and to network with one another.

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Alumni Resources

Searching for your first job? We're here to provide you with the tools necessary for professional success.

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For Employers

Why hire a USF student? Our students and graduates are professional, prepared and passionate, a diverse body of students immersed in real world learning, social justice, global perspective and entrepreneurial action. They are critical thinkers and exceptional doers, trademarks encouraged by our award winning faculty and Jesuit tradition. The perfect candidate for your job lives just up the street.

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Be Equipped to Lead and Succeed

Priscilla A. Scotlan Career Services Center

2130 Fulton Street
University Center, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94117

Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.