University of Southern California

Marshall Brand (2:13)

“The MBV program absolutely assisted my career search upon graduation… I was recruiting with some of the biggest brands here in America and used the Marshall brand as leverage and centerpiece of my education experience… which allowed me to put myself in the position to look for the best job opportunity for me.”

Jesse Perez
B.A. Political Science
USMC, Staff Sergeant (Veteran)
MBV Cohort I Graduate

Program Snapshot

Who attends the Marshall MBV program?
Prior Degrees:  
BA 15
BS 28
MA 3
MS 1

Cohort 3 Branches of Service:  
US Army 18
US Navy 13
US Marine Corps 13
US Air Force 9

Cohort 3 Current Military Status:  
Active 17
Retired 6
Separated 30

Cohort 3 Ethnic Composition:  
African American 4
Asian American 10
Caucasian American 25
Hispanic American 13



“As I am transitioning out of my military service into civilian life… I wanted the diversity I knew the program would offer. I strongly believe that diversity is what forms opportunities… the USC network and how they make you feel like you’re family.”

Lawrence Fung
B.S., Dental Hygiene (USC)
DDS, Dentistry (USC)
U.S. Navy, Lieutenant (Active-Duty)


“I chose the MBV program because I liked how it recognized the value in my military skill sets and experiences, while allowing me to transfer and develop those skills in a business aspect.”

Karen Hearn
B.S., Marketing (Florida International University)
U.S. Army, Sergeant (Reserves)