Meet our MS in HR Management Ambassadors

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The Ambassador Program is designed to allow prospective students to connect with graduates of the online Master of Science in Human Resource Management program. Our alumni Ambassadors are proud Trojans who excelled in their studies and have volunteered for the opportunity to speak with prospective students about their unique experience at USC.

After reviewing our Ambassadors’ profiles, if you would like to request to speak with an Ambassador, please click the “Request to Connect” button and fill out the form. Please be mindful of the ambassadors’ time, and request to connect only if you are ready to speak with them in the coming week(s). Please note that depending on the nature of your questions, your admissions advisor may reach out to you first.

Our Ambassadors can speak directly about their experiences in the program. If you have questions about admission to USC Bovard College or the application process, please contact our Admissions team directly here, or by calling 877-426-8273.

Jacquelyn Petrusevski ‘22

JacquelynPetrusevski MSHRM Ambassador

Track: 1-Year

Location: Chicago, IL

Industry: Financial Services

Job Title: Human Resources Assistant

“Thanks to USC’s MSHRM program, I was able to pivot from a successful 13-year career in retail management to a career in human resources! The skills I learned in conjunction with the support and guidance from both faculty and fellow MSHRM students throughout each course set a solid foundation for this next chapter in my career.”

Charli Gross ’21

CharliGross MSHRM AmbassadorTrack: 1-Year

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Industry: Consumer Goods

Job Title: Senior Talent Acquisition Partner

“The MSHRM program prepared me to transition into HR. The faculty are experts in their field and ensure each student succeeds. They encourage open dialogue and student engagement, helping students build meaningful relationships. The curriculum is organized to develop your knowledge from the ground up. My experience in the MSHRM program empowered me to make double my previous salary and exceed my leaders’ expectations.”

Nicole Garcia ’21

MSHRMAmbassadir NicoleGarciaTrack: 2-Year

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Industry: Consulting

Job Title: CEO & Founder

“I’ve gained so much from completing this program! It is led by faculty & professionals who were generous with their time and created a safe space for all questions. I also found my HR community through the HR Management Association student chapter. Most of all, I gained a deeper understanding of HR frameworks and concepts and the lens to apply them strategically to business priorities.”

Christopher Cheek ’21

MSHRMAmbassador ChristopherCheekTrack: 2-Year

Location: Fayetteville, NC

Industry: Military & Veteran Affairs

Job Title: Program Development Coordinator

“USC’s MSHRM program helped me to become a high-potential employee. From hands-on practice with analyzing case-studies to organizational design and development, it has stretched my lens of how I see the workforce. Now, I’m able to contribute more through input and progressive thinking, and look forward to helping prospective Trojans. Two months after completing my degree, I was promoted within my organization.”

Gretheel Olvera ’20

Gretheel Olvera

Track: 2-Year

Location: Irvine, CA

Industry: Healthcare Services

Job Title: Senior Human Resources Manager, Operations

“I found my HR tribe within the MSHRM program. The relationships built extended further beyond the classroom and paper writing. I now have a support system both professionally and personally. Along with an education that has further propelled my career, I graduated with a close group of friends that I can always call on, even after our time in the MSHRM program.”