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Career Champions Symposium

Career Champions

The University of South Carolina Career Center is excited to host its first ever Career Champions Symposium.  Developed from the award-winning Career Champions program, this symposium is designed to help participants scale career information while building or enhancing their campus' career ecosystem with faculty, staff, and peer leaders.

2020 Career Champions Symposium

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
University of South Carolina Pastides Alumni Center
900 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Register Now


  • $250 early bird rate by January 24,  2020
  • $295 beginning January 25, 2020
  • Includes continental breakfast, snacks, lunch, materials, and parking

The day will include meaningful self-reflection, and best practices around the following topics:

  • Identifying target populations to better serve
  • The impact of a Career Champion program on your office and campus
  • Marketing and recruiting Career Champions
  • Building and faciliting content
  • Activating and retaining Career Champions
  • Developing learning outcomes and assessment
  • Aloft Columbia Downtown
    823 Lady Street
    Columbia, SC 29201
    Phone:  803-445-1900
    Rate: $179/night (Mention Career Champions Symposium)
  • Hyatt Place Columbia/Downtown/The Vista
    819 Gervais Street
    Columbia, SC 29201
    Phone:  803-978-2013
    Rate: $189/night
  • The closest airport to the University of South Carolina is the Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE), which is approximately 15-20 minutes (by car) from our campus. The Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is in Charlotte, NC and is approximately 1.5 hours (by car) from our campus. 

While you’re in Columbia, check out all of the fun places to see, eat, and visit!

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations on or before February 21, 2020 will have the registration fee refunded less a $100 administrative fee. A written request for refunds is required. Absolutely no refunds will be made after February 21, 2020. Please email your written request to In order to guarantee your registration to the symposium, your fee payment must be in our office no later than February 21,  2020. If securing the early bird rate, payment must be submitted by January 24, 2020.



If you have any questions, please contact Ashley Byrd-White at 803-777-1204, or

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