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Preparing students for fulfilling careers

A USC Leonard Davis education prepares students for fulfilling careers in a wide variety of fields. We’ve built a world-class reputation with the nation’s largest selection of gerontology degree programs, renowned professors and a large, close-knit alumni network.

Both the school and the university provide a number of resources for students who want to explore career paths, get advice on resumes and job interviews, network with alumni and professionals, or find a job or internship. 

Career Development Resources

The USC Leonard Davis School and the university provide a number of resources for students who want to explore various career paths:

Gerontology Careers

Gerontology career prospects have exploded in recent years. People around the globe are living longer than ever, creating unprecedented demographic shifts toward an aging population. With more growth on the horizon, a USC Leonard Davis education positions you for success in a wide array of fields.

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The USC Leonard Davis School is the best of both worlds: an intimate school in a world-class research university. With such a rapidly aging population, this field is exploding!

Cameron ChalfantAlumnus, Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Aging Program Vice President, CBRE

Gerontology is the new hybrid career... If you walk out your front door and look around, you will see older people everywhere. There is such a need for people educated in aging that the career opportunities are endless.

Jolene FassbinderMSG graduate and program officer for the Archstone Foundation, which provides grants for innovative projects addressing the needs of older adults

You can always treat pneumonia with a simple antibiotic regimen, but the important questions are how will patients afford the medication, whether they are able to take it by themselves or remember to take it at all, and how will they make it to follow up appointments. My studies in gerontology made me aware of these issues before I even started medical school.

Karlton WongMSG graduate, MD at Providence Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center and Adjunct Lecturer at the USC Leonard Davis School
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