Career Advantage Mentor Program (CAP)

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The Career Advantage Mentor Program (CAP) is offered through the Marshall Undergraduate Career Services Office and provides sophomorejunior and senior-level undergraduates (majors only) the opportunity to be paired with Marshall alumni and friends of the university who assist them in developing the professional, interpersonal and networking skills critical to their career success. Mentors and their groups of three to four students connect and grow through professional development and social activities. More than 350 students and 125 mentors across all business industries participate in CAP every year.

If you are interested in learning more about CAP and applying to the program as a mentor or a student, please visit our website.

 CAP Portal Login

Student Login

Mentor Login

Important Notes

For Students:

  • Student applications for the 2017-2018 academic year were available via the CAP Portal beginning Friday, July 7, 2017.  
  • Mentor bios are available for viewing once you create a CAP profile starting July 7th!  
  • Pre-approval application deadline is Monday, July 31st at noon (you only need to apply by this deadline if a mentor you’d like to match with is participating in pre-approval)
  • General application deadline is Wednesday, August 23rd at noon
  • Students: you are applying to be MENTEES, not mentors.
  • If you were in CAP last year, you will need to reapply. No preferential admission will be given to students who have already participated. Please spend a sufficient amount of time on your application!

For Mentors:

  • New CAP mentor applications for the 2017-2018 academic year were available starting Wednesday, May 3 thru Friday, June 30, 2017 via the CAP Portal.
  • Last day for mentors to update their biographies in the CAP Portal is Friday, July 7th.
  • If you have questions regarding the 2017-2018 mentor application or mentor selection process, please send an email to Otherwise we will be in touch with you once your application is submitted.

Contact Information

Marshall Undergraduate Career Services
USC Marshall School of Business
Fertitta Hall 201
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Phone: 213.740.5705
CAP Homepage:

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