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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Your decision!

Posted on by Anya Essiounina

Most of you have chosen (or are close to choosing!) your graduate program for next year. CONGRATULATIONS! It’s exciting and nerve wrecking, but you will end up where you are supposed to be! If you chose USC: WELCOME! You may … Continue reading

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From one Opportunity to Another

Posted on by Dafne Gokcen

It’s been only 8 months since I left Toronto to move to Los Angeles and I’m already gearing up for my next big adventure. I was recently selected to take part in the summer internship at the Chinese Academy of … Continue reading

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The Best Job on Campus

Posted on by Carly Debeikes

For the past two and a half years, I have been working at the University Club on USC’s campus. It is a restaurant, conveniently right next to the Price School, mainly for the faculty of USC. Professors, Deans, Employees, special … Continue reading

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Spring Internship

Posted on by Anya Essiounina

USC has a spring break externship program that allows you to job shadow a company in either Los Angeles or Washington, D.C. When I applied, I had no idea what company I was going to be matched up with and … Continue reading

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FAQs from Admitted Students

Posted on by Dafne Gokcen

The last two weeks have been great – I’ve had the chance to meet Admitted students into the MPL program for next year. Everyone I met was smart, friendly and enthusiastic – definitely a good fit for USC. I hope … Continue reading

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Leaders Eating Good in Sacramento

Posted on by Buffany N. Hunter

Somehow it happened that I’m taking all but one of my courses in the intensive format this semester.  Yay me…I think. That lone class is Local Economic Development: Theory and Finance, the others Intersectoral Leadership, Leadership Development and Public Financial … Continue reading

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Finding a Summer Internship

Posted on by Yi Lu

Most of the first year MPA students, like me, are now searching and applying for their summer internship. In my quest for an ideal summer internship I experienced confusion, frustration, as well as happiness. Confusion arose when I tried to … Continue reading

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