USC Career Development Discussion Group

Join fellow like-minded, career-focused women at USC to discuss current professional development topics.  Strategize for career advancement, problem solve a solution for an office concern, find support, collaboration, and encouragement.  Bounce ideas off one another, hear how other units successfully tackle challenges, and make new connections from across the University.  The Career Development Discussion group will meet monthly from 12:00-1:00pm, typically on a Wednesday. Feel free to bring a topic you’d like to discuss.  Each meeting the moderator will facilitate a conversation around a relevant career topic such as:

NegotiationGiving adviceLeading with authenticity
Self-disclosureWorking w/ difficult coworkersMindfulness
Managing burnoutVisibilitySharing resources
Handling conflictMentorshipCross-generational teams


Wednesday, January 22, noon-1:00pm, SWC 106

Wednesday, February 12, noon-1:00pm, DRB 140 (please note this room is on the other side of campus from our typical meeting space)

Wednesday, March 11, noon-1:00pm, SWC 106

Wednesday, April 15, noon-1:00pm, SWC 106

Wednesday, May 13, noon-1:00pm, SWC 106

Meetings are free for members and guests.  Questions? Contact Lisa Mataczynski at