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Division of Human Resources

Dual Career Employment Services

The University of South Carolina strongly believes that attracting and retaining exceptional employees often depends on meeting the needs of dual career couples.

Finding suitable career opportunities for both the prospective university employee and their partner can often be a critical component of a candidate’s decision to accept a job offer at USC.

Our Dual Career Employment Services Program helps to make that decision easier by providing employment assistance to the accompanying partners of newly hired faculty and academic staff. From building a resume to planning a proactive networking strategy – our experts will provide everything you need to conduct a successful job search.

  • Free employer referral service assistance
  • Referrals to USC job openings and letters of support
  • Career planning and coaching
  • Resume and cover letter preparation
  • Networking contact assistance
  • Columbia and surrounding area job referrals
  • Job offer negotiation information
  • Community and volunteer referrals
  • Current local job market information

How To Apply

To request assistance through our Dual Career Employment Services Program, complete the Referral Form [pdf]Placement Questionnaire [pdf] and Authorization to Release Contact Information Form [pdf] and return it to the Office of Talent Acquisition, located at 1600 Hampton Street, Suite 117, Columbia, S.C. 29208. 

Once your paperwork is received, an employment counselor will contact you to start the process. Please remember that it’s better to take advantage of these services during the search process or as soon as you know you will be relocating to the Columbia area. 

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