Looking for a job working with wildlife? Read tips from a CofC Honors Alum

CofC Honors alumna Caitlin Black ’12 is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Cambridge Department of Zoology.  Dr. Black recently established the blog Ten Track Mind: A Zoologist’s Guide to Curious Places (tentrackmind.com). Current students who are interested in pursuing a career in wildlife should check out her post on the “10 Best Websites to Find a Job Working with Wildlife”.

Posted on May 8, 2018 in Uncategorized

CofC 1-Year MBA Program


CofC’s full-time, accelerated MBA program encourages CofC Honors graduates to apply. The program is one year, offers in-state tuition for all students, and has been recognized for 100% job placement for its graduates.

Focus areas in: Finance, Hospitality Revenue Management, and Marketing.

To learn more about the program visit mbacharleston.com.

Interested in applying? Contact Karen Salem, MBA director of admissions, at salemk@cofc.edu or 843.953.8112.

Posted on May 4, 2018 in Uncategorized

Work for CofC Admissions!

Position: Admissions Representative

Where: College of Charleston Office of Admissions

When: July 2018-May 2019 (temporary, full-time position)

Responsibilities include representing the College of Charleston both on and off-campus to prospective students, parents, secondary school counselors, and other individuals or organizations involved in the college selection process. Extensive travel planning and implementation of recruitment activities for assigned high schools and territories (in-state/out-of-state) is required. Some evening and weekend hours required, especially during the travel/yield season. Admissions recruitment, counseling, outreach and application review are all significant functions of this position. A College of Charleston degree is required for this position.

Apply by Tuesday, May 15th at 10pm using the Career Center’s Handshake portal.

Questions? Email Devan Thompson ’10, M.Ed., Associate Director, Office of Admissions at dacrowe1@cofc.edu

Posted on April 27, 2018 in Internships & Jobs

Research Specialist I Position

What: Under the supervision of the PI, the selected research specialist will perform analytical experiments including cell isolation and electrophysiology, and in vitro experiments using isolated cardiomyocytes and electrophysiological fluorescence measurements. This specialist will also design and maintain electrophysiological and fluorometric biomedical equipment and implement computer code for analysis of imaging data. Job duties include cell culture, literature research, experiments, isolating cardiomyocytes from rats, assist in undergraduate training, maintain day-to-day operations of the lab, perform molecular biology assays, and perform other duties as assigned by the PI. This position requires 40 hours per week and involves working with animals.

To Apply: Applicants must have at least a high school diploma and two years work experience in a clinical or research setting. A bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, or other natural, life or healthcare science may be substituted for the two years of required experience. Please send cover letter, resume, and availability to zhaxi@musc.edu.

Posted on April 26, 2018 in Internships & Jobs, Research

Charleston Library Society Speaker Series

Cinelle Barnes
A magical memoir of a childhood in the Phillippines
Tuesday, May 1st, 6:00PM
Local author Cinelle Barnes will be joined in conversation with Jeanette Guinn, the Host of SC Public Radio (Arts Daily), to discuss her memoir, Monsoon Mansion.

Heather Lyn Mann
One woman’s death-defying, life-affirming journey on the open ocean
Thursday, May 3rd, 6:00PM
Just before hurricane season, Heather Lyn Mann will discuss her sailing memoir, Ocean of Insight: A Sailor’s Voyage from Despair to Hope in a timely fashion. Charlestonians need to hear this unique take on a relevant topic.

Johanna Neuman
The tales of 20th Century Celebrity Activists
Tuesday, May 8th, 6:00PM
Join Johnna Neuman in conversation as she discusses her  book Gilded Suffragists: The New York Socialites Who Fought for Women’s Right To Vote.

To RSVP for any of these events, call 843-723-9912 or email dreutter@charlestonlibrarysociety.org. More information on CLS events is available here.

Posted on April 26, 2018 in Announcements & Events

TEDxCharleston: Call For Ideas

Applications are now open for the next TEDxCharleston event, CURRENTS.

Apply to Speak | Apply to Perform

CURRENTS are powerful, persistent and often unperceived forces that enhance our world and inspire transformation.

What trends are rising to the surface? How are science, art, culture and conversation making waves and evolving to meet the needs of future communities? What changes are happening that parallel and challenge our history?

TEDxCHarleston wants to hear your BIG idea. Submit your CURRENTS application to speak or perform now.

Posted on April 26, 2018 in Announcements & Events

Charleston Area Justice Ministry Event

Are you interested in social justice or urban studies/urban planning? The Charleston Area Justice Ministry is providing an opportunity to hear more about housing issues within the greater Charleston community.

On Monday, April 30th at 7:00 at Mt. Moriah Baptist, CAJM will host their annual Nehemiah Action. There will be over 2,300 people, and a heavy media presence at this event. Here, CAJM meets with public officials to implement policies around just housing in the lowcountry. They are specifically focused on securing housing options for those in our community earning 50% or less of the area median income (those that are earning $34,400 and below).

All are welcome to attend!

For more information, and/or questions regarding transportation to and from the event, contact Honors student Madeline Leibin at leibinmm@g.cofc.edu.

Posted on April 16, 2018 in Community Engagement

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