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Abdon "Leo" Padilla
Senior, Finance
Treasurer, AChA
Finance Club
Leader: Harvest Crops

"Career Services is the key to a door of great potential in the job-searching arena. Their resources facilitate the steps toward achieving your career. I urge students to take advantage of ToreroLink, LinkedIn, Interviewstream and the passionate counselors who enhance the potential of attaining one's dream job. USD Career Services is the reason Toreros are distinctive from the rest."


Lauren Kekich
Senior, Sociology, Education Minor
Tutor, Southeast San Diego Schools
Intern, Before I Do Events - Special Events
Intern, University Events and Promotions

"Career Services has given me the guidance I have been searching for at the University of San Diego. After helpful sessions to perfect my resume and cover letters, Career Services has always taken the time to respond to my emails and assist me in finding the perfect internship for my future career. Because of my time spent at Career Services, I have found the industry in which I hope to have a future job. I appreciate and value all the staff in this department."


Aaron Drizin
Senior, Business Administration
USD Radio
Marketing Intern, Oster and Associates

"Career Services has been vital to my success in locating jobs and internships in the fields I am passionate about. Career counselors are extremely helpful and have helped me utilize the abundant resources available to students as well as assist with editing resumes and cover letters. Students don't realize how valuable this resource is."


Shakhnoza Nasriddinova
Sophomore, International Relations/Pre-Med, Biology Minor
Club Service Chair: USD Rotaract Club
Fundraising Committee: USD Medical Brigades
Delegate: USD Model United Nations
Tutor: YALLA Non-Profit Organization

"Career Services is the essential source for success. From editing resumes to preparing you for your job interview, the amazing counselors will work with you thoroughly to help prepare and advance you towards your career goals. Career Services offers a variety of remarkable events and workshops throughout the year that allowed me to gain knowledge about various career fields. The counselors are always helpful and work hard toprovide all of the important information regarding your career field.Thanks to USD Career Services I am now more confident and prepared for achieving my dream job!"


David Bittner
Senior, Business Administration
Vice President: USD Invisible Children Club
Logistics Intern: Excel Youth Zone
Community Service Chairman: Beta Theta Pi Fraternity
Target Store Executive Intern (Summer 2012)

“From resume development to internship interview preparation, the counselors at Career Services are always available to share their expertise and knowledge of the professional world. I leave every appointment with valuable tools and skills to enhance my professionalism and future career opportunities."


Stephanie Collins
Senior, Business Administration and French
Intern: San Diego World Trade Center
President, Residence Hall Association
CFO, Student International Business Council

Congratulations to Stephanie for being selected to the FDIC Financial Management Scholars Program in Atlanta for the Summer of 2013!

"USD Career Services helped me edit my resume and taught me how to write an effective cover letter, which has made me feel confident and professional when applying for internships. The networking events and internship fair have allowed me to explore possibilities for a career after college. I really appreciate this valuable campus resource."


Nazin Sedehi
Senior, Interdisciplinary Humanities
The Vista Assistant News Editor
Atmospheric Chemistry Student Researcher

"With the resume help I received from Career Services, I have gotten on-campus jobs and off-campus internships.  I was also given advice about my future, possible back-up plans, and how to pursue opportunities that coincide with my interests."


Blake Milton
Senior, Accountancy
Accounting Society
USD Men’s Soccer Team

“Every time I leave Career Services I am enlightened in one way or another. I really appreciate their help.”


Natasha Daulat
'13 Alum, Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance
Financial Management Scholar: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Finance Chair: Associated Students
Preceptorial Assistant: College of Arts & Sciences

Congratulations to Natasha for completing a Financial Management Summer Internship and receiving a full-time job offer from FDIC!

"Career Services has been the foundation of my professional achievements and aspirations. I have left each appointment with valuable information about cover letters, resumes, and interviewing. Each career counselor is extremely knowledgeable and willing to help in any way possible. I am so grateful to have a resource like this on campus!"



Julia Schiffman
'13 Alum, Theology and Religious Studies
Economics Minor
Founding Sister - Sigma Theta Psi Multicultural Sorority
Gear and Under Armour Representative

Congratulations to Julia for being selected for a paid summer internship with Sherwin Williams.

"Career Services provided me with resources and connections I never would have found on my own.My counselor has set me on the right path to my dream profession. I could not have done it without him. I recommend that all students take advantage of Career Services."


Tara Iguidbashian
'13 Alum, Communication Studies
USD Athletics Sports Marketing Intern
Marketing Intern  at Deuce Brand- Sports Watches
Former Sports Marketing Intern at VAVi Sport and Social Club
Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority

"I don't know what I would do without the guidance of the counselors in Career Services! I leave my discussions feeling more prepared, confident, and motivated to reach my goals. It is comforting to speak with someone who specializes in the transition to the real world. Visiting Career Services helps reduce uncertainty about the future... Bring it on!"

John Cutter

John Cutter
'13 Alum, International Relations
Team Captain, USD Cross Country Team
Former Congressional Intern, U.S. House of Representatives
Former Programming Intern, San Diego Diplomacy Council

Congratulations to John for accepting a job offer from Google as an Associate Account Strategist!

"Career Services offered me insight and assistance throughout the entire job search process. They connected me with resources and helped put me in the best position possible to land a great job."