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The TalentSource team is fully committed to supporting families in Upstate, SC. We acknowledge that meeting the needs of dual-career couples is imperative to attracting and retaining exceptional talent.

TalentSource is designed to assist spouses/partners of University employees with their job search and acclimation to the Upstate area.

*Note: Membership in TalentSource does not guarantee job placement.



  • Networking and access to community resources
  • First look at upcoming job opportunities in the area
  • Training seminars
  • Access to developmental resources and tools


  1. Your spouse/partner has accepted a full-time offer of employment with Clemson University within the last year.
  2. You have completed the required application (see below to apply now) and screening (conducted after your application has been received)

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TalentSource Collaborator

As a TalentSource collaborator, your team will have access to our pool of qualified candidates who are pre-vetted and eager to explore new career opportunities.

Help us expand and develop premier talent in the upstate one family at a time!

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What Our Members Are Saying...

Stephanie Passow Employee Image

Truly Amazing!

Clemson created an innovative program with dedicated staff to help me achieve my career goals too!
- Stephanie Passow
Laris Soto Employee Image

Great Support!

After Hurricane Maria hit our homeland in Puerto Rico, we lost a lot, but not our faith. We’re pleased to have this program on our side! As we say in Puerto Rico...Para atras, ni para tomar impulso which means, “Never take a step back, not even to gain momentum!”
- Laris Soto
Tony Whaley

New Opportunities!

Finding a job is difficult when you are changing careers. TalentSource has made this change less arduous and exposed me to new opportunities in my field.
- Tony Whaley

Benefits to Candidates

  • Connecting with a team that understands the dynamics of the market – both professional and personal
  • Access to developmental resources, including tailored training and interview tools
  • Established database of opportunities, which translates to targeted, more timely, job matching
  • Relationship building, which is very important to the community at large

Candidate Requirements

  • Submission of TalentSource application
  • Participation in introductory phone call or in-person meeting with TalentSource staff
  • Reference check via SkillSurvey
  • Regular communication with TalentSource staff regarding relevant job opportunities and recent application submissions
  • Utilization of and participation in Sparkhire video introduction platform and quarterly developmental seminars (optional)

Contact us at TalentSource@clemson.edu for information on how to become a TalentSource subscriber!

Program Highlights

  • 83 participants placed since program inception (Fall 2018)
  • 82% of members placed within first 6 months
  • Quarterly developmental seminars available to all members