Fourth Year Students

Take Action

Every student follows a different path during their college years. We suggest a general action plan for you to tailor to your individual interests throughout your four years at the University of San Diego. These activities will help you gain a better understanding of your career options and prepare you for making decisions about employment or graduate/professional school. Career Services is here to provide assistance to all students every step of the way.

  • Meet with a career counselor to develop your job search/graduate school action plan
  • Update your LinkedIn profile and activate your free Premium account
  • Stay up to date with career information from your Senior Career Concierge
  • Practice your 60 second “elevator pitch”
  • Tailor your resume and cover letters to the positions you are seeking
  • Attend employer information sessions
  • Apply to job postings on ToreroLink and other online sites
  • Participate in on-campus interviews
  • Attend networking events, Torero Talent Job and Internship Fair, and Career Expo
  • Apply to graduate schools or long-term service programs
  • Schedule information interviews with alumni or other professionals to learn about different positions and industries
  • Consider different internships that will broaden your experience
  • Participate in a Torero Trek
  • Attend the Senior Seminar
  • Join a professional association in your career field and attend events or conferences

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Key Programs

Contact Information

Career Development Center
Manchester Hall 101
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-4654
Fax: (619) 260-2270

Office Hours

Manchester Hall 101 (Main Hub)

  • M-F:   8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Drop-Ins:  11 a.m. - 12 p.m., 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Olin 141 & 143 (School of Business)

  • M-F:   8 a.m.– 5 p.m.
  • Drop-Ins: 9 a.m. -11 a.m., 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.*
  • *check weekly schedule

Serra 207 & 223 (College of Arts and Sciences)

  • 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Loma 210 (School of Engineering)

  • 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.