Why USC: To Boldly Go Where No Alex Had Gone Before

Alex-2016 Viterbi Life, Why USC 0 Comments

“Space: The Final Frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its continuing mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before.” As May 1st, 2012, college decision deadline quickly approached, I probably spent more time thinking about New Space (What is New Space? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NewSpace) than …

LavaLab – Student Based Startups

Jordan-2016 Biomedical, Entrepreneurship, Jordan, Viterbi Orgs 0 Comments

Hi guys, This time I wanted to talk a little bit about a new organization that I am a part of this semester. LavaLab is an on campus, student run entity that takes about forty students per semester, puts them into groups, and provides a very structured and useful framework for designing a product or startinga business. It helps connect …

The Nature of Competition

Markus Astronautical, Uncategorized 0 Comments

Hi guys! Colleges and college students often raise the topic of competition as a natural selection method for determining the best and brightest in a class.  Coming from high school and playing sports, I have always bought into this idea of competition.  May the best man win has wormed its way into my mindset and perspective towards academics and life. …

Student Org: AIChE

Hannah Hannah, Professional & Academic, Viterbi Orgs 0 Comments

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers is a professional student organization for students interested in a field related to chemical engineering.  Interests in specific futures range from petroleum to consulting to consumer products such as food.  The org hosts a variety of activities that open doors to expanding your network and learning something new about what CHE has to offer. …

The Down Low on Careers at Viterbi

Jordan-2016 Work 0 Comments

Hey everyone!   This week I wanted to talk to about the different options you have to interact with companies and recruiters on campus. About a month ago, Viterbi held it’s career conference with over a hundred and forty different companies represented. It’s not a typo. There were 140 different companies looking for students interested in full time positions, co …

The Night Before Career Fair: VINE

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VINE for the Viterbi Industry Networking Event happens annually the night before the Fall Career Fair.  The dinner is an opportunity to in one word, which is extremely important these days: network. Networking is metting with people and discussing areas of interest to increase awareness of a field and potential career options.  Meeting and talking with someone first hand rather …

Making Connections at the Career Fair

molly-2016 Molly, Uncategorized, Work 0 Comments

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 …

Summer Plans! Israel & Internship

Markus Internship, Viterbi Summer 0 Comments

Hey Everyone, I cannot believe that summer is right around the corner with only a few finals standing in my way.  Right when the semester comes to a close, I will have the opportunity to go abroad to the Middle East, and work a technical internship back in Los Angeles.  A fun and jam packed summer ahead of me, I …

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, …

USC – The Right Fit for Me

Jacquie Why USC 0 Comments

Hey! It is about that time again when all the high school seniors need to decide which college to attend in the fall. It doesn’t feel too long ago that I was making the same decision. Like everyone else, I was torn between several competitive engineering schools. In the end, I picked USC for a few main reasons. I thought …

Freshman 15: 15 Things to Consider as a Freshman!

Markus Uncategorized, Viterbi Life 0 Comments

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.