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Social Media Summer Internship

By Candice O'Connor
Posted on 13 April 2017 | 11:08 am — 

The Modern Connection located in downtown Charleston is looking to hire up to 4 interns that can commit 15-25 hours per week for their social media internship. Responsibilities include: content creation/implementation, social media releases, community engagement, strategy development, video shoots, graphic design, and more!

For more information click here.

 

Communications Assistance Needed at Tutoring Company

By Candice O'Connor
Posted on 9 December 2016 | 11:56 am — 

Capabilities, a tutoring practice located at 1722 Ashley River Road, 29407, is looking to hire communications specialists. The practice focuses on bridging the gap between teachers and parents to facilitate student learning and boost student’s grades. This opportunity may also serve as a temporary paid internship.

Interested candidates may email a resume and cover letter to valerie.momentum@gmail.com.

Summer Internship at Booz Allen Hamilton

By Candice O'Connor
Posted on 11 November 2016 | 12:19 pm — 

Booz Allen Hamilton, an American management consulting firm, is offering a summer internship. Collaborate with a team to solve real-world client challenges. Analyze and synthesize data, create innovative solutions, and present findings to leadership. Work individually on challenges that relate directly to the firm’s innovation agenda and present findings at the conclusion of the program. This position is located in Charleston, SC.

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience with conducting research
  • Ability to collaborate with others
  • Ability to present findings
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Pursuing a BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications

  • Possession of excellent critical thinking and analytical skills

For more information and how to apply, please click here.

 

Graphic Design/Videography Internship with MUSC

By Candice O'Connor
Posted on 9 November 2016 | 12:29 pm — 

MUSC is looking to hire interns for 15-20 hours per week for graphic design and videography. This is an opportunity to work with a talented group of individuals and to grow valuable skills.  The right intern should have an interest in graphic design and have a basic understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite. With the videography assignment, interns will be working with our team to edit videos and receive hands-on experience in planning and working with video shoots. This internship is unpaid.

Please contact Linda Meehan at meehanl@musc.edu with a resume and letter of interest.

CW+F will be looking to fill the following internship positions:

(1)   Event Management Intern

(1)   Development Intern

(1)   Culinary Talent Intern

(2)   Beverage Talent Interns


Position Title: (1) Event Management Intern

Position Description:

Interns will gain hands-on experience in the planning and production of the Charleston Wine + Food festival. Tasks will range from interacting with exhibitors and vendors to volunteer management. This opportunity will allow interns to gain insight into the preparation and execution of a five day event with 23,500 attendees and 400+ volunteers.

  • Review participant and application forms for equipment needs and input into tracking documents.
  • Communicate with participants to explain load-in procedures, obtain contact information, and complete a general advance of the event
  • Develop and update volunteer and participant training documents.
  • Prepare event production binders/important information and packets for key participants
  • Work with staff and volunteers on-site to:

o Ensure that all participants arrive at their scheduled time

o Ensure that all participants receive updated information on-site, if necessary

  • Assist Event Manager with event load-in and load-out
  • Create a post-event report and assist with wrap-up and thank you letters
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills Required:

  • Must be organized with diligent attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and work proactively
  • Professional writing and communication skills with excellent grammar
  • Microsoft Office with knowledge and experience in Excel
  • Ability to work with a variety of people and build teamwork
  • Comfortable working in an outdoor setting (RAIN, COLD, MUD)
  • Ability to do some physical work (lifting boxes, field set-up)
  • Past event experience is a plus

Dates of Opportunity:

Preference for interns available for both a Fall and Spring internship. Hours and schedule to be determined in consultation with Program Manager

  • Fall – at least 10 hours/week, Spring – at least 16 hours/week+ during event week
  • Hours and schedule to be determined in consultation with Program Manager
  • Charleston Wine + Food festival dates (must be available entirety of festival week)

Festival: Wednesday, March 1 – Sunday, March 5, 2017

Load-in: Friday, February 23 – Thursday, March 2, 2017

Load-out: Monday, March 6 – Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Compensation: Academic Credit Only

Contact Info or Process for Applications/Interest Submissions:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and why you would like an internship with Charleston Wine + Food to Erin Connolly, erin@charlestonwineandfood.com. Applicants will be notified via email if they have been selected for an interview.


Position Title: (1) Development Intern

Position Description:

Charleston Wine + Food is a non-profit organization that celebrates the renowned food culture of Charleston, SC during a five-day festival the first weekend of every March. With a local food culture rich in tradition, James Beard Award-winning chefs, and the best city to visit in the world (according to Condé Nast Traveler’s 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards), Charleston Wine + Food infuses home-grown flavor with top chefs, winemakers, authors, storytellers and food enthusiasts. This internship is a great opportunity to get front-and-center, hands-on experience in the exciting non-profit and event world and be involved in one of the most anticipated wine and food festivals in the nation.

Position involves:

o   Assisting with logistics and execution of VIP events ranging from large format to intimate dinners

o   Managing mailings, invitations, RSVPs and large quantities of hand-written notes

o   Assisting in the organization and dissemination of VIP related credentials and collateral

o   Assisting with deliveries and other miscellaneous tasks relating to Development and other departments

Skills Required:

–     Must be available to work all day February 28  – March 7, 2016 (Spring Internship only)

o    Note can be provided for any classes missed

–     Must be flexible to working nights and weekends on occasion

–     Must have valid driver’s license and preferably have access to a vehicle

–     Highly organized

–     High attention to detail

–     Hard working

–     Self-motivated

–     Creative problem solving skills

–     Excellent communication and written skills

–     Basic computer skills with advanced proficiency in Excel

–     Light physical labor (setting up and breaking down of events) 

Dates of Opportunity:

Preference for interns available for both a Fall and Spring internship. Hours and schedule to be determined in consultation with Program Manager

Ø Fall Internship: August  – December

Ø Spring Internship: January – April

Compensation: Academic Credit Only

Contact Info or Process for Applications/Interest Submissions:

Please email resume and interest to Nysa Hicks atnysa@charlestonwineandfood.com.

Applicants will be notified via email if they have been selected for an interview.


Position Title: (1) Culinary Talent Intern

Position Description:

Charleston Wine + Food Culinary Talent Internships are an exciting opportunity for a hands-on experience assisting with the coordination and logistics of all Chef Talent and their events throughout the 2017 festival.

Duties will include, but are not restricted to:

Ø  Data entry (excellent computer skills are a must)

Ø  Some light physical labor

Ø  Some phone work, handwritten cards and addressing envelopes

Ø  Assistance in obtaining event copy, talent headshots and bios and contact information

Ø  Data entry in Marcato event planning software

 Skills Required:

  • Excellent written and oral communications
  • Proficiency in: Excel, Word and Google Docs
  • Candidates should be extremely organized with great time management skills
  • Ability to work with a variety or people and assist with last-minute details
  • A willingness to work hard and positive/flexible attitude are a must
  • Interest and/or experience in the food and beverage industry

Dates of Opportunity:

August 2016 – April 2017

At least 10 hours/week and 16 hours/week+ during event week

Compensation: Academic Credit Only

Contact Info or Process for Applications/Interest Submissions:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and why you would like an internship with Charleston Wine + Food to Kristen Blackmon, kristen@charlestonwineandfood.com. Applicants will be notified via email if they have been selected for an interview.


Position Title: (2) Beverage Talent Manager Intern

Position Description:

Charleston Wine + Food is looking for 1-2 organized, energetic go-getters to coordinate, plan and execute the 12th annual Charleston Wine + Food festival, March 1-5, 2017.

 Skills Required:

-Ability to work independently while also contributing to team goals

-Strong attention to detail

-Communicate clearly and effectively with staff and outside vendors, etc.

-Proficiency in Excel, Google Drive, Dropbox

-Ability to research + report

-Interest in event management a plus

-Ability to complete projects on time

-Use of personal computer

-Ability to collaborate, problem solve, and follow directives 

Dates of Opportunity:

12-20 hours per week*, September 2016 – April 2017

*Must be available to work festival week, March 1-5, 2017

Compensation: Academic Credit Only

Other Benefits: Great culture + World-class event + Amazing connections

 Contact Info or Process for Applications/Interest Submissions:

Contact: Jennifer G. Hladek   jennifer@charlestonwineandfood.com

Beverage Talent Manager, Charleston Wine + Food Festival


 

Social Media & Communication Strategist Internship

By mayerm
Posted on 6 August 2015 | 1:51 pm — 

Below is a link to access an internship opportunity with the School of Professional Studies at College of Charleston. Please read the description & materials required to apply!

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