Redefining the “Lab”: Research in CS

Yingyu Sun Computer Science, Involvement, Professional & Academic, Research, Viterbi Life, Viterbi Plus, Yingyu

Interested in research but don’t know where to start? Here’s some perspective into what research in computer science looks like at Viterbi! When I was in high school, I thought doing research in a laboratory meant wearing gloves, goggles, and a lab coat while mastering your pipette technique. So when I was a college freshman and I heard people talk …

Tsinghua Research Exchange Program: Summer ’16

Rhea Choudhury Abroad, Biomedical, Major, Research, Rhea, Students, Study, Viterbi Life, Work Leave a Comment

Time for a brief summer update!! If I were to summarize my summer in one word, it would be crazy. We still have something like five weeks left, and I already have had some amazing experiences traveling across the United States, and even the world. Here’s what I’ve been up to so far! About three weeks after school ended, I flew …

Springing into Spring Semester

Bethany Bethany, Biomedical, Free Time, Students, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

Hi everyone! I hope everybody had an awesome break and are excited to start a new year. This winter break I went back to my hometown Fresno (Fresyes), CA. Over break I had a few movie nights with friends, went to the beach, and hung out with my best friend Jasper Jarvis (my pug). Overall, my break was super relaxing …

A Tale of Two Internships

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  It might be midterm season, but that just means it’s job hunting season as well. Just this past Wednesday I dusted off my blazer, tweaked my resume, and made my way over to the Fall Viterbi Career Fair. There were almost 200 companies in attendance! From Facebook to NASA, there was a company for everyone. Viterbi has provided me …

Future Career Plans: Internships and Research

ellen-2017 Computer Science, Ellen, Research, Work Leave a Comment

Hi everybody! This week we’re all sharing our different experiences with everything related to internships, jobs, and life after college.  For the past couple summers, I have been in summer school trying to make progress towards completing my double major.  This past summer, I started working on a research project because I’m looking to go into a PhD program, so …

Back to School! – Fall Preview

ellen-2017 Computer Science, Ellen, Viterbi Class, Viterbi Plus Leave a Comment

Hi everybody! I hope you all enjoyed (or are still enjoying) the last of your summer vacations.  After wrapping up summer school, I spent some time at home and went to Seattle to visit family.  We went to see a really cool glass exhibit – the colors and sheer number of pieces were amazing! I’ve just wrapped up week 1 …

Summer After Freshman Year: Research and Relaxation

Maria Chemical, Maria, Research, Viterbi Summer, Women In Engineering Leave a Comment

This summer, I went home to Orlando for the first half of the summer, then came back to USC for summer research. My first half of the summer was really Floridian. I went to Miami a few times, and the beach, and Downtown Disney; I drank a lot of orange juice; I jumped on the Orlando City Soccer Club bandwagon. It was really nice to …