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The Rival at the College of Charleston online publication is looking for contributors.

The Rival is an online publication written by students and aimed at the college community in Charleston. It reports on local events and trends and composes opinion-editorials and satire on political, economic, and social issues.

The Rival is currently recruiting new staff members for writing, editing, photography, and social media management positions for the fall semester.

While The Rival is not a registered school organization, it is an outside source of news, commentary, and satire for College of Charleston students. The Rival, as a national organization, is a rapidly growing network of university publications, including, but not limited to George Washington University, UCLA, Duke University, New York University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Tulane University, and University of Maryland. In addition, a position with the Rival would help students develop skills such as writing, event planning, marketing, and create connections with other students on campus interested in investigative journalism.

To apply, visit:

Questions? Email Emma Grabowski, Managing Editor for The Rival at the College of Charleston, at

Center for Women seeking Communication Intern

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 23 August 2018 | 11:17 am — 

The Center for Women is a non-profit that serves to educate and advocate so that women in the Charleston community are empowered to achieve personal and professional success.

We are looking for a Communication Intern to assist our team and support our mission. This will be a great opportunity to get valuable experience in digital communications—will include (but not be limited to) blogging and social media marketing via Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn. This will involve creating and publishing content, developing brand awareness, generating inbound traffic, customer service, and cultivating leads.

Interns should be able to commit 12-15 hours per week, although there is room for more flexible hours/duration. This internship is unpaid but provides the opportunity to attend all Center for Women events, network with some of the top professionals in Charleston, and be strongly considered for full-time positions after graduation.


  • Engaging with the Center for Women’s online community
  • Creating, scheduling, and publishing content across all social media channels
  • Researching and writing blog content
  • Analyze and report social media results
  • Research and monitor the social media efforts of similar organizations and community partners
  • Coordinating with the C4W supervisor for online marketing and advertising campaigns
  • Collaborating with staff on projects and assignments

Learning Objectives

  • Best practices for monitoring, posting, and tracking analytics on social networks
  • Workflow for social media communications
  • Effective strategies to increase traffic, brand awareness, and content engagement


  • Must be a student currently enrolled in a degree seeking program and able to receive college credit for internship hours
  • Provide links to 1-3 social networking profiles to demonstrate interest and knowledge
  • Possesses experience in writing and able to provide two writing samples
  • Skilled in presentation, interpersonal relations, and customer management
  • Performs well in environment that values creativity, flexibility, and variety
  •  Exhibits personal qualities, such as open-mindedness, enthusiasm, and adaptability

To apply, email your cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and social media profile link(s) to

Have you ever considered a career in sales and marketing? Would you want the freedom to host your own radio show? Is getting up close with CofC athletics, or covering stories about local news something that may interest you? Those are only a handful of the things you can do at CisternYard Media! We are the only student ran media organization on campus and we’re looking for help with our six branches. If you are looking for a close knit family, fun time and great learning experience — welcome home.

Contact us below if you’re interested and want to hear more about us!







CofC Sustainability Social Media Internship

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 20 August 2018 | 8:00 am — 

The College of Charleston’s Sustainability Literacy Institute (SLI) is hiring —

Position: Sustainability Literacy Institute (SLI) Social Media and Outreach Student Intern 

Supervisors: Graduate Assistant for Outreach and Communication; Sustainability Literacy Institute Outreach Fellow; when appropriate, SLI Administrative Assistant and SLI Director 

Overall Job Purpose: The Social Media and Outreach Intern is responsible for (1) assisting the Graduate Assistant and Outreach Fellow in the management and development of all social media accounts for the Sustainability Literacy Institute (2) developing marketing content that helps the SLI increase visibility on social media through items such as: followers, subscribers, likes, comments, shares, views, etc (3) developing strategies for increasing the SLI’s social media presence and impact with key audiences (4) working alongside a graduate assistant and SLI Administrative Assistant to develop new forms of outreach and engagement in the physical and digital world.  It is expected that the intern will work between 3 and 8 hours per week, depending on need and availability. 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Content 
  • Assists in the production of high-quality social media posts for all platforms operated by the SLI (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Yammer, and Youtube). Ensures all content adheres to organizational standards and rules as well as marketing pillars. Communicates regularly with an appropriate team member and SLI leadership to ensure social media content reflects important organizational activities. Assists the SLI in the response to all questions and comments from social media followers. 
  • Scheduling 
  • Assists in the development of a social media content calendar for planning campaigns. Analyzes content reach and engagement to determine best days/times to reach social media followers. 
  • Audience 
  • Researches and identifies new social media followers for the SLI. Works alongside Graduate Assistant to continually devise and implement strategies for growing audiences across platforms.  

Required Qualifications: 

The successful candidate must believe in the core values of the SLI, and be driven by the mission and a commitment to quality, performance, and outcomes.  

  • CofC student (undergraduate or graduate) 
  • Working knowledge of social media platforms 
  • Excellent writing and visual communication skills 
  • Excellent spelling and grammar skills 
  • Maintain a mature and professional image both digitally and in person 
  • The ability to work from the SLI office on Glebe Street 

Desired Qualifications Include: 

  • Experience managing social media for a business or organization 
  • Strong relationship builder and communicator with experience engaging community partners 
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and problem solving skills 
  • Demonstrates integrity, strives for excellence in work, and collaborates with team to reach new levels of effectiveness and programmatic impact. 


To Apply: Please send a resume with a transcript, personal social media handles, and handles of any social media the applicant has managed to SLI Outreach Fellow, Dr. Caroline Foster, at More information about the SLI can be found at 

*Note: This internship is unpaid. 

Wedding Video Production Job

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 17 August 2018 | 10:26 am — 

Seeking a student or enthusiast of video production to make a wedding video next summer.

The final products will be:

1. DVD/s of the full footage taken that day

2. An artistic one-hour video that’s edited to include the highlights of the day, with Title Slide, Credits, and background music as appropriate. (An option may become available to add video of the rehearsal dinner on June 28 for additional pay.)

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to Dr. Kathy Zanin at

Pay: $1,000
Event Date: June 29, 2019
Event Locations: Mt. Pleasant, SC
Hours: 1-8pm
Contact Person: Dr. Kathy Zanin, mother of the bride

Morgan Cole ART recently posted a paid internship on Handshake for Fall 2018.

Interested students can learn more & apply for the position by logging into the College of Charleston Career Center’s Employment Opportunities site, Handshake, at

Seeking a content specialist/blog writer

The Content Specialist position requires solid written communication skills and the ability to handle multiple projects and processes simultaneously. Possessing a strong attention to detail, the ideal candidate helps to develop a variety of stories for online publication. Position requires a candidate accomplished in AP style and competent in crafting messages in simple, active voice that meet readability standards for target audience. The specialist would also write blogs on a list of topics I have such as: Top 5 Downtown Charleston Art Galleries, How To’s and such. It would be 2-3 blog posts a week with pay per blog posts. I’d love your ideas on subjects to write about in relation to art in Charleston!

Job Functions

The Content Specialist performs the following essential functions:

  • Content development for marketing communications including website, social media, email, direct mail, marketing collateral, press releases, etc.
  • Manages content calendar for web postings, promotional posting, and social (Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Google+, Twitter and others as identified).
  • Proofreads all marketing materials, website content, and publications for accuracy, branding, and compliance.
  • Provides research as needed for use in market studies, project needs, and marketing and advertising publications.
  • Performs other writing duties as assigned

It is a paid per-blog-posting position – we can chat more about that. Feel free to email me for more details:

I live and work out of Charleston, SC but since its blog posts applicants can work remote – so it would be a super easy job to add on to your class schedule.

Length of Job: Temporary/Seasonal position
Job Functions: Advertising, Media & PR, Research, Writing/Editing
Remote workers allowed

More about the company
Morgan Cole ART
Based in Charleston, SC
1-10 employees
Performing and Fine Arts Industry

ByrdHouse PR Seeks Fall Intern

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 3 August 2018 | 11:05 am — 

Calling all food and travel lovers! We’re on the hunt for a creative and dynamic intern for this fall semester at ByrdHouse PR. Our internship program offers experience in the hospitality public relations and marketing world. We are flexible on start time but require 12-15 hours of work per week.


  • Create and curate engaging social media content
  • Draft press releases and other press materials
  • Assist in administrative duties
  • Build and update media lists and databases
  • Schedule, coordinate and attend various events
  • Perform research and market analysis activities


  • Solid understanding of the different social networks
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Efficiency at MS Office
  • Passion for the PR industry and its best practices
  • Must have computer and car

Please email resumes to Cat Taylor,

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