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CisternYard News is hiring! We are the College’s official, student-run media organization. What does this mean? We are not censored by anyone. All of our content is controlled and produced by students, for students. We maintain a website, with new content daily, plus a feature magazine that comes out 4 times per year. We are looking for creative, motivated students for Fall 2017! We are considering new applications for the following positions:

  • Staff Writer
  • Staff Photographer
  • Staff Designer
  • *Design Assistant
  • *Creative Director
  • *Sports, Features, News, Blogs, and Opinion/Satire Section Editors
  • *Managing Editor

*denotes paid position

CisternYard prides itself on the professionalism of our staff. We aren’t interested in writing recycled listicles for a chain-publication that isn’t based in Charleston. We write to the highest standards of journalistic ethics and have received many awards for our work. CYN members have completed internships at the Halsey Institute, Charleston Magazine, Charleston Fashion Week, Charleston Wine + Food Festival, SEWE, Linda Gaunt Communications, Charleston City Paper, The Local Palate, Independent Journal Review, the Volvo Car Open Tennis Tour, The Sports Quotient, Redux, The Post and Courier, the Spoleto Festival USA, Charlie Magazine, the Gibbes Museum…yeah, we could go on. We also have staff members who freelance for other national and local publications.

To apply, visit fall 2017 applications here: Applications are open now and will close on April 7. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to email Editor in Chief Sig Johannes at

Blue Corona is one of the fastest growing online marketing and analytics companies in the country. We help business owners accurately measure and track their advertising and marketing strategies and generate a greater return on investment from their website(s). Our services are in high demand, and we’re always searching for an “A-players” to join our team. We’re currently hiring in Charlotte, NC and the DC area for Account Managers, Digital Marketing Specialists, Marketing Coordinators, Marketing Directors, Paid Search Campaign Managers, Webmasters, Content Marketing Specialists, and Digital Designers. To learn more and to apply, visit

Blue Corona employee and recent COMM graduate, Becca Starkes (class of 2016), invites you to chat with her about her experience at the company. Feel free to email her directly at or reach out to her on LinkedIn.

From the hiring manager: “We are looking to bring on a student or recent grad interested in a career in science communication, who will work closely with me to share the Center’s research stories with public audiences via social media, web videos, and print & digital writing.”

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) is looking for an early-career science communicator to join its outreach team. This position will work closely with the Marine Resources Division’s media and communication coordinator to share the division’s research, education, and fisheries management stories with nontechnical audiences.

About SCDNR’s Marine Resources Division: The SCDNR Marine Resources Division’s mission is to serve as the advocate for and steward of the state’s marine resources. Studying everything from algae to tiger sharks, our staff of biologists, fisheries managers, and educators work to protect and conserve South Carolina’s coastal waters and wildlife for future generations. Learn more at DNR.SC.GOV.

Location: This position is based at the SCDNR Marine Resources Center in Charleston, SC.


— Work closely with media coordinator and research staff to produce print, video, audio, and web products for research projects and outreach campaigns as needed

— Assist with long-term and weekly development of social media strategy and content

— Analyze social media metrics and identify opportunities to better engage with audiences

— Report, write, and edit regular stories for S.C. Coastal Resources blog

— Maintain photo/video library and join research staff in the field to update collections as needed


— Bachelor’s degree (or coursework leading to degree) in communication and/or science field(s)

— Excellent writing and copyediting skills, with experience writing about scientific topics for a general audience

— Knowledge of and enthusiasm for marine biology and natural resource science

— Proficiency in writing for social media channels including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

— Ability to work collaboratively to achieve shared goals and outcomes

— Photography, videography, and/or graphic design experience a plus

Hours/Pay: Hours are flexible but will not exceed 40 hours/week. Pay is $10/hr.

Contact: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, three samples of writing and/or visual work (published preferred), and three professional references to Erin Weeks at with “Science Communication Specialist” in the subject line. Application deadline is April 7, 2017.

Taylor Global, a PR agency that frequently looks for new talent for internships and full time entry-level positions, is seeking 2 interns for the summer for the company’s Charlotte, NC office. The internships are 35 hours per week, are paid ($10/hour undergraduate, $11/hour graduate) and may also count for course credit, if applicable. Both of these internships are public relations internships, supporting our account teams, that will begin in early June and conclude in August.

Candidates may apply directly through the Careers page of the Taylor web site. For more information, email Lauren Meringolo, HR Coordinator at

Is your resume ready for the real world? As a TBA intern with The Brandon Agency, a full-service, fully integrated marketing agency, you won’t be fetching coffee and cleaning the copy room. You’ll gain hands-on marketing experience doing real work for real clients. Sound like your kind of summer job? Read more about the internships and apply here. Interns will gain experience in the areas of public relations, social media, graphic design, copy writing, interactive, and account services.

Her Campus CofC is Looking For Contributors

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 20 February 2017 | 11:32 am — 
Her Campus CofC wants writers like you! If you would like to get involved as a contributor, or if you want to share a story idea, please email For more information visit the Her Campus CofC site and contact your classmates, Marissa Myhill and Anna Trojanowska, Her Campus CofC Correspondents. 

CHStoday Daily Newsletter Now Hiring

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 6 February 2017 | 11:29 am — 

CHStoday, a new, daily news + lifestyle email newsletter and community-centric social media brand. (CHStoday’s sister brand, GVLtoday, is expanding its parent company to grow into new markets this year, and we’re launching CHStoday in Charleston, SC as well as COLAtoday in Columbia, SC.)

CHS is hiring the following positions —

To apply, send a brief cover letter (no need to be formal), resume and work samples to We will do our best to respond individually to all candidates.

CHStoday is the best of what you need to know about Charleston – curated, condensed and delivered to your inbox and social feeds every day.

Think: The Skimm or Charlotte Agenda, localized for the Charleston. We give you shortened versions of must-know deets and top local news stories from print, digital, broadcast and other outlets (with credit, of course), plus short-form original content, formatted in an easily-digestible, fun-to-read email with thoughtful commentary that you can scan at 6 a.m. each weekday (and use for prepping yourself to have informed conversations in your community). Our social media channels hype what’s going on locally to keep you in-the-know, engaged and entertained.

The City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs is seeking internship applicants for spring, summer and fall Semesters and for the Piccolo Spoleto Festival. Below are the

To apply, submit your application online here. In addition, please email your cover letter and resume to

About the City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs
Established in 1977, the City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA) is committed to promoting and fostering excellence through artistic expression, thereby enhancing the quality of life for all of Charleston’s citizens regardless of social, economic, or physical considerations. The OCA strives to provide access to the arts for all citizens and plays an important role in producing and/or supporting programs that educate, inform, and inspire through a wide variety of cultural activities that celebrate creativity and diversity, contribute to the area’s economic development, and underscore Charleston’s reputation as an international cultural destination.
The City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs recruits and trains over 30 college and master’s degree candidates to serve as interns leading up to and working during the Piccolo Spoleto Festival, MOJA Arts Festival and other special events. These students go on to careers in the non-profit sector, business, law, medicine and more after learning valuable skills in marketing, logistics, communication, production and management.

Apply for Internship with Litton Entertainment

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 11 January 2017 | 11:42 am — 

Litton Entertainment is actively seeking a college or graduate intern to assist our Business Development and Marketing department. See the complete internship description and directions on how to apply here.

Project: Local Group Needs Website Assistance

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 11 January 2017 | 11:33 am — 

Wanted:  Professional caliber update of website for Charleston County nonprofit BEGIN WITH BOOKS using Squarespace or other current, mainstream, screen-responsive web platform.  Existing website is and is based on outdated googlesites technology.  The current website is accurate as a primary source of background/information but the content will be substantially updated based on current messaging documents.  Student will consult with BWB director for initial concept and ongoing direction and review on a pre-determined schedule.  Student will be expected to gain an in-depth familiarity with the program and its objectives to strengthen the website’s appeal and effectiveness, but all final copy and photographs will be provided by BWB.  The finished website must integrate with existing donation software.  The expected deliverable is a complete, functioning website that can be maintained by BWB personnel at project completion.  Student will be responsible for platform recommendation (including accurate comparative budgeting/functionality information), template recommendations, layout and structure (sitemap), uploads, revisions, all of which will be subject to approval by BWB prior to proceeding.  BWB will be responsive to all queries and will provide copy, content, and necessary approvals in a timely manner.

Interested students should email Patty Bennett-Uffelman ( to find out more about this project and opportunity.





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