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:

Negotiation Giving advice Leading with authenticity
Self-disclosure Working w/ difficult coworkers Mindfulness
Managing burnout Visibility Sharing resources
Handling conflict Mentorship Cross-generational teams


(All sessions will be conducted remotely via Zoom until further notice.)

Wednesday, August 19, noon-1:00pm

Wednesday, September 16, noon-1:00pm

Wednesday, October 14, noon-1:00pm

Wednesday, November 18, noon-1:00pm

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 998 0447 1327

Passcode: discussion

We will use the same meeting room all semester.  You need to be logged in through your USC account to access.  Meetings are free and open to all USC staff/faculty. 

Questions? Contact Lisa Mataczynski at