My #ViterbiCareer… everything from Startups to Consulting

Jordan Biomedical, Jordan, Viterbi Careers Leave a Comment

My #ViterbiCareer Hey guys, This week I wanted to write about my professional work experience here at the University of Southern California. My freshman year summer I worked with USC Summer Conferences and stayed in the Los Angeles area; they provided free housing throughout the summer, and I was able to see how things worked in a ‘hospitality’ based industry. …


The Beginning of the End

Archana Archana Leave a Comment

Hi everyone! It’s been a while since my last update. Just a quick recap on the rest of my summer: while interning in Waukegan, Illinois with Abbott, I was lucky enough to go to Lollapalooza for the first time ever and see some of my favorite artists: Galantis, Odesza, and Kygo (among others). I also popped up to Edmonton, Alberta, …


My Summer Only Got BETTER

Frankie Frankie, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Hello Beautiful people Last time we talked was when I was telling you about my adventures in Texas with Schlumberger and exploration of the great city of LA. I felt as though I had a pretty ideal beginning of the summer, but would you believe me if I said that it (my summer) only got…….BETTER. How could it be better …

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Fall Semester: Round 2

Bethany Bethany, Biomedical, Engineering, Viterbi Class, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

My sophomore year is finally here! The past couple of weeks have been pretty hectic but I am so glad to be getting back into the swing of things here at SC. To round off the summer I continued to work in a research lab here on campus, went to Venice beach for the first time, and I finished off …

Sorority Bid Day with my new sisters!

From NoHo to SC, I’m Ready for Fall 15!

Bria Bria, Engineering, Viterbi Life, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

Hi guys! I hope you ended the summer on a positive note. I ended the summer taking some trips to Malibu and Santa Barbara and catching some awesome concerts. I also finished out my internship in North Hollywood and moved into my LA apartment less than a week later to prep for classes. (To be honest, I was secretly thrilled …

Almost home on the roadtrip from Seattle to Colorado. I was pretty stoked to be back.

Back in Step (and in the air)

Naish Aerospace and Mechanical, Engineering, Major, Naish, Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

Welcome back Trojans! And welcome to all new Trojans as well! The beginning of the year is always rich with excitement and reconnecting with friends. The first few weeks of school have seen some of my best experiences thus far at USC, and will always get me excited to return from whatever I’ve been doing the past summer (although the …


My Summer in Bear Territory

Daisy Civil and Environmental, Daisy, Engineering, Students, Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

I have spent the last six weeks of my summer at UC Berkeley or as many people refer to it: Bear Territory. What is a Trojan doing here you ask? I am here as part of a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program funded by the National Science Foundation! The program is called ReNUWIt (pronounced RE-NEW-IT) which stands for Re-inventing …

Hacker Square is a space on the new Facebook campus that's being developed as the cultural center where employees will congregate for social activities such as throwing parties and watching movies in  Menlo Park, Calif., Tuesday, May 8, 2012.  The darker grey cement on the ground reads "HACK" and supposedly can be seen from space.

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Move Fast and Break Things–My Internship Experience

Eric Electrical, Engineering, Eric, Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

This summer I have been incredibly lucky to get the opportunity to work on cutting-edge research projects at Facebook and here is what I have experienced so far! If you didn’t know, Facebook was originally a social networking service website developed by Mark Zuckerberg from his college dorm room and now has 1.4 billion monthly users all across the globe. …

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Six Sigmas of Fun at Abbott in the Summer

Archana Archana, Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

Hello! I haven’t lived anywhere out of California for the majority of my life. So, when I was placed in Lake County, Illinois for my internship with Abbott Laboratories, I was nervous (and excited) about what opportunities were waiting. Before this internship, I didn’t really know how my science background would be applied in industry. I am currently an operations …


Construction for the Stars: My Summer Internship

Bria Bria, Civil and Environmental, Viterbi Careers, Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

I hope everyone is enjoying their summer break! Whether you spent your summer working, at summer school, travelling, or just hanging out at home, it’s nice to have a break from exams and projects for a little while. I’ve spent most of my summer working as a Project Engineer Intern at one of MATT Construction’s project sites located in North …

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Pugs, Petri Dishes, and Ice Cream Cakes: My Summer 2015

Bethany Bethany, Biomedical, Engineering, Viterbi Life, Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

This summer I spent some time back at home, went on some trips, scooped some ice cream, and ended back at SC working in a biomedical lab. After classes were over, I went back home to Fresno (FresYes), California. Fresno is located directly in the middle of California’s Central Valley. If Fresno were a movie, it would be a cross …


Dare Mighty Things: My Summer Internship at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory 

Michelle Electrical, Engineering, Michelle, Viterbi Careers, Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

Hi everyone! Hope your summers have been going well! My summer has been pretty eventful, and it’s only going to get even busier! As soon as I finished my freshman year, I got to go home to relax and recharge for a month. From there, I headed straight back to SoCal to begin my summer internship at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory! JPL …

Summer, Singapore, and Flying the Friendly Skies!

Naish Aerospace and Mechanical, Engineering, Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

Greetings from Singapore! Just yesterday night, a business colleague and I landed at the Changi International Airport after completing delivery of a brand new Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, Scoot Airline’s newest addition to their fleet! This summer has been packed with activities so far, and my internship as an Aerodynamics Engineer at The Boeing Company has been at the forefront of …


Summer 2015: Visa and Melbourne

Ally Ally, Viterbi Careers, Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

Hey Everyone! I just finished up my action packed summer of 2015! I started my internship with Visa on May 18th just 5 days after my last final. I interned with the Digital and Mobile Product Development group and I absolutely loved it. My specific role was to create dashboards for project and product managers to track the status of …

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Wander Without Walls

Madelina Engineering, Madelina, Uncategorized, Viterbi Life, Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

Wander Without Walls “Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.”         ~ Terry Pratchett (A Hat Full …


Schlumberger, Summer and of Course Some Sun

Frankie Chemical, Frankie, Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

College summers are not like the classic summers you have after a year of high school. When it comes to high school summers, you simply take a break from a year of school work and enjoy a nice three month break. You simply wait for next year to start and enjoy the company of your friends and family, or at …


Summer School – Round 2

Ellen Computer Science, Ellen, Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

Hey everybody, It’s been a while – I hope you’ve all been enjoying your summer as much as I have!  We’re a little more than halfway through summer, and I’m almost done with both of my summer school classes.  I took two summer school classes after my freshman year, and I really liked how I was able to get ahead …

Celebrating Independence on our Stonehenge Day Trip

Where in the World is Alex Budde?

Alex Alex B., Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

Coming to SC as an engineering student, I never thought I would have the opportunity to study abroad with a heavy engineering course load and the pressure of not wanting to miss out on an amazing semester on campus. However, after living in London for the past 7 weeks taking engineering courses and exploring Europe, I realized that the Viterbi …


Bridges, BART, and the Bay Area: My Summer in San Francisco

Juliana Juliana, Viterbi Life, Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

Hey everyone! I hope you’re all having wonderful summers! Mine has been fantastic – easily one of my favorite summers to date. This blog is meant to be a mid-summer update: I’ll tell you what I’ve been up to so far this summer, and then what’s coming up the rest of the summer. I started my summer by volunteering at …

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Estimating the summer away!

Kelly Civil and Environmental, Kelly, Viterbi Careers, Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

It is crazy to think that summer is already more than half over, and soon enough I will be back in classes for my senior year! I’m excited for my final year, but I’ve also really been enjoying my summer and don’t want it to end! Right after school got out, I went to my brother’s graduation from the music school …