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Red Cross Volunteers Needed

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 18 October 2018 | 9:03 am — 

The American Red Cross always has the need daily to help out our fellow neighbors, friends and family. Consider becoming a Blood Transportation Specialist and volunteer to help us deliver life-saving blood to our local hospitals. You just need a good driving record, be able to lift up to 50 lbs and want to make a difference in someone’s life.

To apply for this opportunity, click this link. There are also many other volunteer opportunities listed.

The Brooke Owens Fellowship is recruiting for their Summer 2019 Aerospace Fellowship Program. There are openings in engineering, science, business, policy, journalism, and education and outreach for undergraduate women. The application deadline is Nov. 6, 2018. Students can view and apply for the fellowship by logging into Handshake and clicking here: https://cofc.joinhandshake.com/jobs/1994307/share_preview

Here’s a longer description:

The wait is over, and the application to become a member of our Class of 2019 is now available! We’re gearing up for our best program yet. Catch up on what’s new below, or click the button to jump straight to our applications page. And as always, please forward this to all of the extraordinary undergraduate women in your life–we want to be positively flooded with incredible applications again this year!

From the start, Brooke Owens Fellows have worked at the coolest, most inspiring, and most purpose-led companies and organizations in aerospace. We are so proud to expand the Brookie family to welcome in several more amazing host companies. For our Class of 2019, we’ll match fellows to meaningful, paid summer jobs at Rocket LabSpireKitty Hawk, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, and NASA‘s Goddard Space Flight Center! <microphone drop!>

And we’ve got a few tricks up our sleeve yet. <picking microphone back up for subsequent re-dropping!> So, stay tuned, and follow us on social media (TwitterFacebook, and LinkedIn) to keep up with new hosts as we announce them.

Aerospace isn’t just for engineers, pilots, and astronauts. Our Fellowship–like our industry as a whole–needs people from those disciplines and many more. That’s why our Fellowship offers paid, purpose-driven jobs in engineering, science, business, policy, journalism, and education. All of our jobs pay a living wage, so that they are truly open to talented individuals from any socioeconomic background.

Our first classes have shown that there is no one path to becoming a Brooke Owens Fellow. Our inspiring alumnae come from a staggeringly broad range of family histories, and nearly as large a range of college majors and concentrations. We believe that talent, creativity, and quality of character are all traits that are blind to any individual’s color, gender, or other demographics. If you have a passion for aviation or space exploration (or both!) combined with a drive to help others, you’ve got the right stuff to apply for our program!

Our Class of 2018 has developed a new program called “Ask a Brookie” designed to help guide and mentor the generation that comes after them, and we couldn’t be prouder! We’ll pass the virtual microphone off the them to explain.

As a growing cohort of accomplished young professionals, it’s our goal to serve and improve our community. If you’re a K-12 or college student with questions about space, aviation, internships, college, or a whole host of related topics, please feel free to reach out to us. Whether you are looking for a one-time answer or a mentor to help you navigate the twists and turns of the aerospace world, chances are we’ve been in your shoes and asked the same questions, too. 

Based on their inquiries, any student can be matched with a Fellow in their region, whom they can consult for short- or long-term guidance. Parents, teachers, and professionals are encouraged to direct their grade school and college-age students to the Ask a Brookie website for scholarship, internship, and career support.

We come from a wide variety of backgrounds and are located at schools and companies around the country. When you submit a question or request for mentorship, you’ll be matched with a Fellow who is best equipped to help. We encourage you to dream big and Ask A Brookie!

10/30 Cvent Networking Event, Job Opps

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 5 October 2018 | 1:35 pm — 

From the Cvent recruiter: “I would love to encourage your students to come to our networking reception at The Restoration in the evening on October 30th from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. They can register at www.cvent.com/CofCreception! I am working with my Marketing Team currently to put together a digital flyer you can distribute. Finally, we would love them to also apply on our Campus Careers site (www.cvent.com/campus) ahead of time to our Sales and Client Services roles so that we can get them looped into interviews on October 31st.”

More information on the 10/30 event:

10/30: Cvent & College of Charleston Networking Reception, 5-7pm, The Restoration, 75 Wentworth Street. Come find out why Cvent is voted one of the “Best Places to Work in Washington D.C. area” and network with some of our employees. The event will also feature keynote speaker McNeel Keenan, Senior Director of Product Management. With your school year just starting and a bright future ahead, we would like to take this opportunity to introduce ourselves. We are Cvent, the largest event management software provider in the world. We invite you to spend an evening with us to learn about how Cvent is changing the Events industry, and to find out about the career opportunities we have available for you after graduation. We need young professionals with an entrepreneurial edge – a spirit celebrated here. With an award-winning corporate culture, opportunities for international travel, and bona fide leadership potential, Cvent is the perfect place to build a career. Food & Drinks will be served and the attire is business casual. This event is free, but you must register to participate. Register here to attend. Please register by: Oct. 30 at 4:30 PM. Questions? Email Jeremy Clement, Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management Internship Coordinator, at clementj@cofc.edu.

Paid Opportunity with Procter & Gamble

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 5 October 2018 | 12:15 pm — 

Procter & GambleHuman Resources Leadership Summit #1957805

See the full description on Handshake and apply for it here: https://cofc.joinhandshake.com/jobs/1957805/share_preview 

Human Resources Leadership Summit

Are you someone who brings out the best in the people around you? Do you love using data to find and tackle complex problems? If so, we want to bring you in for an amazing experience.

We want top-performing sophomores, with an interest in meaningful work, to join our HR Leadership Summit. The Summit is a 3.5-day, all-expenses paid experience, where we offer a look into one of the world’s leading companies for leadership development.

A career in Human Resources with us is about much more than just pushing paper and enforcing policies. We are partners with senior leadership, guiding the strategy of different organizations, making sure our organization is fully inclusive and supportive of all of our people, and providing personal mentorship to others.

If you like the thought of having a say, of influencing others, making sure we are diverse and inclusive to everyone, ultimately helping our people perform at their peak, you definitely should consider this Leadership Summit.

This what the program looks like:

We would fly to our World Headquarters in downtown Cincinnati for a 3.5 day experience, put you up in a boutique hotel within walking distance of our offices, and treat you to amazing meals at some of the best, new restaurants in Cincinnati.

Over the course of the summit, you will meet with high-level HR leaders who will share their insights into a variety of areas, including:

  • Leadership Development
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Talent and Capability
  • Organization Design
  • Culture & Change Management
  • Employee Engagement

While you’re here, we’ll show you how Human Resources really works in a large, multinational company. We will ask that you share your ideas through an interactive business case with your summit peers. We’ll give you all the information you need so you can do the research and present your case recommendations. We’re looking for someone to wow us with your unique perspective and ideas.

Finally, we’ll hold a panel interview with you that could potentially lead to an internship offer for the following summer (2020). Our full-time HR management internships are 12-weeks long and pay very well. If would like meaningful work, in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, where you are expected to deliver on key business deliverables, this would be a phenomenal internship for you.

QUALIFICATIONS

We believe this is ideal for you if:

  • You’re an academically high-achieving sophomore (graduating in 2021) working towards a BA, BS, BBS degree in HR, or related field of study (communication, psychology, etc.)
  • You have leadership experience in your degree program or extra-curricular organizations
  • You thrive in situations where you need little direction to have an impact on decision-making

If you’re a really good fit, you will be:

  • Passionate about improving people and team performance
  • Able to use data analysis to tell stories and drive decisions
  • Able to take complex social problems to help our businesses win in their respective markets

Just so you know:

  • You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, citizenship, HIV/AIDS status or any other legally protected factor
  • No immigration sponsorship is available for this position
  • Procter & Gamble participates in e-verify as required by law
  • Qualified individuals will not be disadvantaged based on being unemployed

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: https://goo.gl/forms/r88z5TGw3PJFJPXw2

Questions? Email Emma Grabowski, Managing Editor for The Rival at the College of Charleston, at grabowskiew@g.cofc.edu.

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!

News

Radio

Video

Miscellany

Ads/Sales

PR

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 kathy.zanin@citadel.edu.

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
kathy.zanin@citadel.edu
843-345-7270

Digital Organizing Positions

Constance Anastopoulo for South Carolina Attorney General is looking for several digital organizers who are interested to be a part of one of the most competitive AG’s races in the country this cycle. The campaign is looking for those who have a unique set of skills.

They include the following:

– Strong ability (and experience) to effectively utilize digital organizing tools (i.e. multiple social media platforms, relay, hustle, ability to create effective organizing emails).

– Experience and ability to effectively organize in person (1:1 and with both large and small groups)

– Ability to work within a group of other organizers

– Willingness to travel with the candidate in a professional manner during campaign events of varying focus areas

– Ability to do small amounts of advance in their specific region

– Those with providing resumes that show previous experience in the following areas will be highly considered:

digital design / advance / scheduling / email creation / field organizing

The program is looking for those who desire to work in a fun, focused, organized, and punctual atmosphere. We ask that all applicants have those type of traits. We look to hire good people first and don’t mind training individuals who match skills may not match the specific type, but are willing to learn and work hard – and have the type of values we are looking for.

***IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING, PLEASE GET YOUR RESUME IN ASAP SO WE CAN SET UP EITHER AN IN PERSON OR OVER THE PHONE INTERVIEW. THIS PROCESS WILL MOVE RAPIDLY AS WE ARE LOOKING TO HIRE PEOPLE TO START IN MID-JULY.***

Work location will be in Downtown Charleston, SC.

Supporter housing (if needed) will be provided, along with travel expenses for moving and all campaign related activities. Salary will be discussed during the first round of interviews. Please send resume and brief cover letter with chris@ethicsagain.com.

Volunteer with Charleston YOUth Count

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 9 May 2018 | 11:14 am — 

The Joseph P. Riley Jr. Center for Livable Communities, a College of Charleston organization, is beginning the process of recruiting volunteers for Summer canvassing.

Volunteers will be working with The Charleston YOUth Count, an effort to count and bring resources to youth experiencing homelessness in our city.

Last year, the Riley Center conducted a study that found that an estimated one third of College of Charleston students struggle with not having enough food to eat or a secure place to sleep at night. The scope of the problem for the rest of Charleston is unclear, but through the YOUth Count we are gathering data to find out rates of food and housing insecurity and work to provide individuals in our community much needed resources and support. We learned a lot during our first data collection period in the Spring and are ready to get back into the field, but we need your help!

As a volunteer, your role would involve surveying participants, disseminating information and bringing resources to young people experiencing homelessness. You will receive free CITI training, gain practical research experience, on-the-ground experience with diverse populations, and you will truly make a difference in your community. Please navigate to our Facebook page to learn more about us https://www.facebook.com/CHSYouthCount/. Once you’re ready to join our team, use this link to apply: https://goo.gl/forms/Xu4Mdbm3DqyNULc42

We strongly encourage adults and community members to apply as we would like to have a diverse group of volunteers from a variety of backgrounds – everyone has something to bring to the table.

Housing and food insecurity is a prevalent issue in our own backyard, and with your help, we can take steps to eradicate it and ensure everyone in our community has the services they need!

Questions? Email youthcountvolunteer@gmail.com or call (843) 953-6100.

Workshop Opportunity + Scholarship

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 9 April 2018 | 4:32 pm — 

Project Charleston 2018 — Working with Nonprofits

Document the work of nonprofits in the South’s “Holy City”! Join Momenta & Leica for our very first workshop in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina during the most picturesque time of year! On a Project workshop, we assign each student a different local nonprofit, and you then work with your instructors to create a photo story about their mission. We combine nightly lectures, business skills training and daily, 1-on-1 editing sessions with an instructor in one of the fastest growing and most beautiful cities in the country!

We require all attending photographers to bring their own cameras, laptop and support gear like external hard drives.

Our staff and instructors can offer gear recommendations and help you understand the nuances of your equipment. You will also be able check out a Leica M series camera and lenses during the workshop thanks to our friends at Leica!

We ask all photographers bring at least a digital SLR or rangefinder camera with 1-2 lenses. We encourage you to bring a lightweight tripod. Should you choose to participate in a multimedia project, you must come with a working knowledge of the required software programs and your equipment.

This course is designed for people who are good natured, flexible, have a working knowledge of photography and are interested in a unique documentary photography workshop experience. We will work with each photographer to improve their photography on any level, and we will find the right theme for your vision. We will provide support every step of the way, but you need to have a positive attitude and work well with a group!

This experience is more of a photo practicum than it is a tourism trip. The educational journey will be amazing and eye opening but it is not easy. You will work long hours. Your instructors will give you daily challenges and push you to new heights with your photography. We will encourage you to stretch and think creatively.

You may encounter people or organizations that are challenging to photograph. You may have to photograph in dark rooms or outside at high noon. You may have stressful days of difficult logistics. While we will be there to help you, support you and give you insight on the best way to handle the situation as a professional, you will need to take as much responsibility for your progress as we do.

The West Award is available to both undergraduates and graduate students. The scholarship covers the cost of tuition plus a $500 stipend.

Please send a cover letter and a link to your online portfolio to info@momentaworkshops.com. The cover letter should explain why you would like to attend a Momenta Workshop and how this workshop will benefit your career goals. Please include the above information in an email with the Subject heading: “The West Award: (workshop name) Application.”

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