Ready To Resume Workshop

Mark your calendars! Join the Graduate School and Career Center for “Ready to Resume: Resumes That Get The Job” workshop on Wednesday June 11, 2014 in the Career Center.  Please be in your seat by NOON.  The workshop will walk students through effective  resume styles; teach them how to maximizing their work experiences and highlight unique skill sets…

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10 Lessons I Learned In My First Year about Graduate School

10 Lessons I Learned In My First Year Of Grad School 1. I might be able to still pull all-nighters but I do not nearly enjoy them as much. In undergrad, I’d have a genuine sense of accomplishment after I pulled an all-nighter. And I pulled several to the point it was the norm, not…

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Library Improvement Summer Project 2014

Please take note of the important dates and associated activities as the library undergoes a significant improvements this summer. IMPORTANT DATES: 5/3/14 – 2nd & 3rd Floors closed. Special Collections closed. Book Stacks unavailable until August 18. Faculty Resource Room closed. 8/18/14 – Estimated completion date. All floors open, all collections available, all departments open…

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New Years Resolutions for Graduate Students

     The most popular New Year’s resolutions aren’t always practical for graduate students. Often we need to set the bar a little lower to accommodate our unusual lifestyles. Plus, many of the most common resolutions just can’t be top priority until we get a life we’ve moved on with our lives. For the moment, we’ve…

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Three CofC Peace Corps Volunteers Survive Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in Philippines

College of Charleston Peace Corps Masters International graduate students Laura Mudge, Andrew Wynne and Tyler Hassig  survived one of the strongest Typhoons (we call them hurricanes) ever to hit land.  The three are part of an innovative Peace Corps program in which the students take advanced courses first at the College, and then pursue a…

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ExCel Awards

So many times in an effort to make everyone feel special, we overlook the need to recognize those among us who go that extra mile, who make it a point to be there for those around them, who frankly make our lives a little brighter and better. The College of Charleston offers a program that…

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Studying Abroad in Morocco

Salam wa lakum and thank you College of Charleston for allowing me to share my experiences as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar to Morocco. I want to let readers know how study abroad is not just for undergraduates, we can achieve things that we would never in a million years imagine ourselves doing. BE READY TO…

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The Graduate School Fall Orientation 2013

BEGIN WITH THE END IN MIND. Graduate Orientation is that place where newly admitted Graduate Cougars start their careers by receiving comprehensive introduction to CofC. Orientation is open to all graduate students admitted for the Fall 2013 semester. As new students, you will take the first step to Master your Future during orientation, where you…

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Should You Go To Graduate School?

Employers want to pay you to go to Grad School. 4 of them are hiring in Charleston right now. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/10/tuition-reimbursement-10-companies-that-pay_n_1507188.html ADP: http://www.adp-jobs.com/job/Charleston-Associate-District-Manager-Job-SC-29401/2255531/ Deloitte: http://jobs.deloitte.com/charleston-jobs Lockheed Martin: https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25037&siteid=5010&AReq=264790BR&codes=in-indeed Raytheon: https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25037&siteid=5010&AReq=264790BR&codes=in-indeed Now, should you go to graduate school? I think you know the answer. 🙂  …

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2014-2015 Fellowships at Mount Vernon- Welcoming Residential Fellows to the Estate….

Mount Vernon is accepting applications for fellowships. Opportunities are available for short and long-term funded residential research focused on the life, leadership and legacy of George Washington, his place in the development of American civic life and culture, and the founding era. Scholars will enjoy unparalleled access to historical resources, on- site experts, and research…

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