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Clemson is fully committed to faculty/staff and their families. 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 with their job search and acclimation to the Upstate area.



  • Networking and access to community resources
  • First look at upcoming job opportunities in the area
  • Access to private LinkedIn group
  • Training seminars
  • Access to helpful candidate resources
    (SparkHire video interview & Skill Survey reference check)


  1. Your spouse/partner has accepted a full-time offer of employment with Clemson University or any of our TalentSource Affiliate companies (within the last 6 months). As the program evolves, we intend to offer support to spouses/partners who have been here longer than 6 months.
  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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What Our Tigers 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

Go Tigers!

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 Affiliates 

  • Dedicated Resource through Clemson University to facilitate development and employment opportunities with TalentSource members
  • Conducting of reference checks and video interviews by Clemson University staff for all TalentSource members
  • Access to private LinkedIn group showcasing incoming Upstate talent and your job opportunities
  • Reciprocal collaboration in a regional consortium
  • Reduction in the time it would normally take to fill desired positions
  • Retention increase due to increased employee support
  • Contact us at TalentSource@clemson.edu for information on how to partner with Clemson!

Benefits to Candidates

  • Connecting with a team that understands the dynamics of the market – both professional and personal
  • Assistance with identifying and developing transferrable skills
  • Established database of opportunities, which translates to targeted, more timely, job matching
  • Relationship building, which is very important to the community at large

Clemson University Is
Nationally Recognized

#24 National Public University – U.S. News & World Reports
#19 Best Colleges for Veterans – U.S. News & World Reports
Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award Winner – Insight Into Diversity, 2018
#11 Most Innovative University (among publics) – U.S. News & World Report
#16 Commitment to undergraduate teaching – U.S. News & World Report
#15 Recommended by high school counselors (among publics) – U.S. News & World Report
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