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Annual Trojan Family Weekend

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This past weekend, campus was filled with not only students as usual but siblings, grandparents, cousins, close friends–essentially all relatives of the Trojan Family.  One of my favorite parts of USC is the family spirit.  Miles away from where I grew up, USC is the home away from home that makes me feel welcomed and among family at all times. …

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Interning at Texas Instruments

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Hi everyone! This week is career week here at Viterbi! Last night was an event called VINE, which stands for the Viterbi Industry Networking Event. Over  70 companies attended this event, and it was a great chance to get to know recruiters in a more casual setting before the career fair today! Although I still went to VINE, and am …

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Making Connections at the Career Fair

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It’s that time of the semester again: career week! That means that USC is putting on multiple events where students will have the opportunity to meet with potential employers, and hopefully secure jobs and internships! My favorite thing about career week is the fact that Viterbi has its own events just for engineering students to talk to employers interested in …

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What is a KIUEL (cool) Engineer?

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My freshman year I did what many do and applied for every opportunity I saw on a flyer or facebook and I went to every club meeting that somewhat interested me. One of the few organizations I actually continued with my sophomore year is KIUEL, The Klein Institute of Undergraduate Engineering Life! I started my involvement in KIUEL by joining …

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Freshman Academy takes USC vs. UCLA Volleyball!

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Hey everyone! Hope you’ve had a great week! This week has been really busy with homework and trying to stay healthy, but one of my highlights was attending the USC vs. UCLA volleyball game with my freshman academy class!! Alex and I are co coaches, so we decided to plan a trip to a women’s volleyball game! Trojan spirit is …

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Viterbi Career Conference

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Hi everyone! It’s hard to believe that it’s already time to start thinking about what I’m going to do for next summer, but it’s true! I’m currently in the process of applying for internships at various companies for the upcoming summer. Applying for internships can be stressful and complicated, but thankfully the Viterbi Career Center has a lot of different …

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A Preview of My Fall Semester!

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Hey everyone! Hope you all have had a good start back to school so far. It’s really hard for me to come to terms with the fact that I’m starting the second half of my time as an undergraduate here at USC! I’ve come a long way since Freshman year, and I can’t wait to see how I continue to …

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Tips for Freshmen

Molly Molly, Viterbi Class, Viterbi Life, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

During Welcome Week of my freshman year, I learned a lot: how to properly shake someone’s hand, how to ride a bike while carrying a backpack and a coffee, and how to remember more new names and faces than I ever thought possible.  I had an amazing time, and made friends that I’m still very close with today.  But I’ve …

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My Summer Adventures

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Hi guys! I hope you have all enjoyed your summers! My summer has been one for the books. There were so many great experiences from my trip to the Caribbean to my internship with CenturyLink Technology Solutions. I thought I would tell you a little bit about some of these adventures.

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The Viterbi Awards

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This Wednesday night, I had the awesome opportunity to attend the 36th annual Viterbi Awards! The Viterbi Awards is an event hosted every year by the Viterbi School of Engineering that recognizes outstanding members of the engineering community as a whole as well as alumni who have made a positive impact post graduation. Different companies buy tables at the events, …

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Philanthropy Phriday

Jacquie Jacquie, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Hey everyone! Looking back on my semester, one of my favorite parts was my participation in philanthropies on Fridays. I played beach volleyball, was pied with whip cream, and even distributed books to children. These all supported great causes and were lots of fun! I wanted to share some of those experiences with you.

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My Advice to Freshmen: Just Keep Swimming

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Entering college, I was told time and time again my first year would fly by. I thought they were all exaggerating. Well, they weren’t. And the scary thing is that sophomore year flies by even faster. I still can’t believe that I am almost halfway done with my time as an undergrad at USC.  During that first year, days blurred …

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Freshman 15: 15 Things to Consider as a Freshman!

Markus Markus, Uncategorized, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

Hey all, Whether you are deciding where to take your talents next year or just perusing the college websites to learn more, understanding the freshman experience is a must.  Freshman year is a time of learning, adjustment, and excitement, but knowing how to maximize these aspects will put you well ahead of the game.

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USC Springfest 2014

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Hey guys! I hope you all have had fun-filled weeks! I cannot believe there are only a couple more weeks left of this semester before summer. A fun event that the USC Concert Committee coordinates every spring is Springfest. They put together a day full of talented performers and attractions for students to enjoy. Springfest 2014 took place last Saturday, …

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Being a Viterbi Woman Engineer

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Hi Everyone! When I first decided that I wanted to apply to college as an engineering major, I started to worry about being a woman in such a male-dominated field. When I began attending classes in Viterbi, however, I realized that I was concerned for no reason! I thought I would tell you a little about what it is like …

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What It’s Like as a Girl in Engineering

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I still get looks of surprise when people ask me what I’m studying and my response is that I’m a chemical engineer. These shocked expressions are typically followed by a series of questions such as the following: No, what are you really studying? Really? What’s it like to be a girl in a field so strongly dominated by males? But …

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Why I Love Attending USC

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It’s so hard to believe that I am already almost halfway done with my time at USC as an undergraduate student. The time really does seem to fly by. Looking back over my past two years at this wonderful university, I realized I honestly could not imagine myself anywhere else. Unlike some people at USC, I was not born and …

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Why I chose USC and couldn’t imagine being anywhere else!!

Lyssa Lyssa, Uncategorized, Why USC, Why USC 2014 Leave a Comment

Hey everyone! Happy Sunday! I just got back from Hawaii for spring break which was amazing and it’s definitely hard to get back into work mode after that, but this week I wanted to share about what made me choose USC.  Choosing college is by far the most difficult decision I had faced at that time, and it’s a huge …

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#ViterbiImpact- Making Time to Give Back

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Hey guys! Hope you are having a good week! This week has been crazy with projects and midterms before we leave for spring break next week (I’m going to Hawaii- so excited!), but this past weekend I had a few opportunities to give back to the community that I wanted to share about!

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