Minorities in Medicine: 2021-2022 Executive Board Applications

Minorities in Medicine is a newly established student organization that services to educate and promote diversity within the medical field. Striving to enhance the lives of members and associates, they put their best foot forward through hands-on experience in the medical field along with the services within. The organization’s service initiatives target four main areas: health education, health awareness, global health awareness, and community outreach.

Minorities in Medicine are currently accepting applications for their 2021-2022 executive board. Many positions are open, and underclassmen are strongly encouraged to apply for early leadership experience.

Apply here! Descriptions of open positions, as well as qualifications to apply, are provided below.

The deadline for applications is April 18th, 2021 at 11:59pm. Please contact Toni Allison at allisonte@g.cofc.edu for any questions!

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Apply here!

To be eligible for office:
1. Candidates must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of a 2.3 or better.
2. Must be in good standing with the College (no disciplinary sanctions, etc.)
3. Candidates must have a clear understanding of the goals and mission of Minorities in Medicine and will maintain a professional and positive attitude

Responsibilities and Duties of each position:

The Vice President shall preside at organization meetings in the absence of the President. The Vice President shall perform all legal duties assigned by the President. The Vice President shall assume the office of President if the office becomes vacant.

Committee Chair shall help In consulting with the President on collaborations and be an overseer of other boards or committee members. They will be knowledgeable about every position and will be available for questions from other positions.

The Co-Committee chair will perform the same duty as the committee chair and will serve as an assistant to them, if needed. Underclassmen preferred.

The Treasurer shall handle all financial affairs and budgeting of the organization, maintain all necessary accounting records, and prepare financial reports for the membership. The Treasurer shall collect all dues (if applicable) and revenue and submit it to the Director of Student Life for deposit. The Treasurer shall work with the Director of Student Life to maintain the finances of the organization. The President shall participate in the yearly Treasurer’s Training offered by the Student Life Office.

The Secretary shall take minutes at all meetings of the organization, keep these on file, and submit copies to organization members upon request. The Secretary shall be responsible for all organization correspondence and shall keep copies on file. The Secretary shall maintain membership records for the organization.

Social Media coordinator shall take pictures and promote events. They shall create flyers and be in charge of putting them up around campus, along with running the social media accounts.

The Co-Events coordinator will perform the same duty as the events coordinator (create and oversee events, book rooms, make sure events have all the necessary items they need to go successfully, etc) and will serve as an assistant to them, if needed. Underclassmen preferred.

The Development Chair shall develop a long-range fund development plan with a mix of strategies including revenue goals and action plans. They will oversee fundraisers and additional funding.

Recruitment/Public relations committee will be in charge of recruiting and building relations with the community. Tabling and talking will be a big part of this job. They shall be approachable with smiling faces as well as great personalities, being the first face of Minorities in Medicine.

The Public Relations director will meet all qualifications of the general recruitment/public relations committee, but they will be the overseer and main point of contact for the Vice President and Committee Chair.

Please contact Toni Allison at allisonte@g.cofc.edu for any questions!

 

Posted on April 13, 2021 in Campus Involvement, Clubs and Organizations, Community Engagement

2021 Honors Ceremony

CofC LogoThe Honors College is pleased to announce that we will hold an in-person Honors Ceremony:

Friday, May 7, 2021
Beginning at 9:00am

Information regarding the number of family tickets that will be provided to each student will be based on the approval of our Covid-19 restriction plan. Upon its approval, students will be notified regarding how many tickets they will be given for their family and where and when to pick them up.

Posted on April 9, 2021 in Announcements & Events

Program Assistant Job Opportunity with The American Institute for Economic Research

The American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) is one of the oldest and most respected nonpartisan economic research and advocacy organizations in the country.

AIER seeks a Program Assistant to join the organization’s growing program efforts. The Program Assistant will help AIER succeed in its mission of education Americans on the value of personal freedom, free enterprise, property rights, limited government and sound money.

The American Institute for Economic Research is based in Massachusetts but a program office is likely to open here in Charleston!

If you are a recent graduate or graduating senior interested in event planning and marketing, this may be the position for you!

Interest candidates can apply here. Click below for more information!

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Job Description:

The Program Assistant shall complete tasks associated with ensuring success of events from start to finish with AIER’s Bastiat Society program. This includes daily, weekly, and monthly tasks such as organizing event promotions, creating event invitations, organizing databases, managing registration lists, communications, and more. The employee should be detail oriented, independent, like helping others succeed, be creative and have problem-solving skills, and have a strong understanding of AIER’s mission.

Interest candidates can apply here.

 

Posted on April 9, 2021 in Internships & Jobs, Student Opportunity Center Listings

The Call Center is Hiring! Become a Student Caller

 

Are you passionate about CofC, interested in sales, fundraising, or working in higher education? Consider becoming a student caller and get paid to talk about CofC! This is a part-time position on-campus, so it can easily fit into your busy schedule!

You can apply on Handshake! Applications are due by April 30th!

Check out the flyer for more information or contact Michelle Mullins (mullinsmr1@cofc.edu) if you have questions!

Posted on April 9, 2021 in Campus Involvement, Internships & Jobs, Student Opportunity Center Listings

Honors Students: Join us for a Birdwatching Expedition at the Stono Preserve

The Honors College Advisory Board has arranged a unique study break for Honors students. Join us for some much-needed outdoor exploration and relaxation before finals.

What: A birdwatching and guided nature walk, reserved exclusively for Honors College students and members of the Honors College Advisory Board.

Where: Stono Preserve, the College’s 881-acre property along the Stono River and the Intercoastal Waterway.

When: Saturday, April 17 at 1 p.m.

Transportation: Covid restrictions limit our ability to provide “official” transportation to and from campus, so students would have to arrange their own rides. If you cannot arrange a ride, contact plasmatinc@cofc.edu to explore alternative transportation options.

Want to join us? Sign up here!

 

Posted on April 9, 2021 in Announcements & Events

AmeriCorps VISTA at the Center for Civic Engagement

The Center for Civic Engagement at the College of Charleston is currently looking for a Charleston Area Service Collective AmeriCorps VISTA for June 2021- June 2022. VISTAs come from numerous backgrounds with different professional goals, but all are prepared to take on leadership roles in planning and facilitating service projects and inspiring students, faculty, staff, and community members to take action together. VISTAs act as change agents on their prescribed campus and in the surrounding community and have a demonstrated commitment to community service and social justice.

The program is seeking candidates with strong written and verbal communication skills who will empower communities, leverage institutional resources, and build capacity for sustainable social change.

More information able to the position and application can be found on Handshake.

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VISTA Assignment Objectives and Member Activities

Goal of the Project: The goal for the Center for Civic Engagement VISTA will work to build the capacity of programs that engage volunteers in anti-poverty-related initiatives within the Charleston community that specifically align with the Healthy Futures focus area. The VISTA will focus efforts on building relationships with community partners specifically dedicated to supporting access to care and access to food within impoverished communities in Charleston through recurring service opportunities engaging students affiliated with the Center for Civic Engagement. The VISTA will focus efforts on recruiting, guiding, and educating volunteers from the College of Charleston in activities that support the initiatives of community partners to alleviate poverty and to improve the overall health and wellbeing of the community.

Objective of the Assignment
The VISTA will work with local community partners to provide recurring service and one-time service events throughout the academic year specifically focused on supporting access to care, food, etc. within the community.

Member Activities:

  • Work in partnership with Charleston-based community organizations to provide ongoing volunteers by facilitating regular service and educational opportunities.
  • Coordinate Healthy Futures focused service opportunities and events in conjunction with Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week in November and QEP Day of Service in the spring. The VISTA will also manage an online presence for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week that provides a context for community members and local organizations to share problems and strategies related to providing access to care for those experiencing food insecurity and a lack of affordable housing.
  • Recruit student volunteers to participate in these recurring service initiatives.
  • Coordinate logistics and intentional education, orientation, training, and reflection for volunteer participation in service and education opportunities.

Objective of the Assignment
Through VISTA activities, outreach initiatives will be created and maintained to develop and sustain civic engagement partnerships within the community.

Member Activities:

  • Assist with the implementation of a volunteer “fair” to highlight local community organizations’ volunteer needs. Engage with participating community partners to identify ongoing volunteer opportunities for recruitment initiatives. This may be designed as an in-person fair, a virtual event, an ongoing social media feature, etc.
  • Assist with the coordination and implementation of education, service activities, and critical reflection regarding issues related to community development
  • Re-establish community communications throughout the year:
    • a) Update volunteer opportunities;
    • b) Produce quarterly community partner newsletters;
    • c) Manage social media outlets (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) to promote and support the work of community organizations and recruit informed student volunteers;
    • d) Create a weekly volunteer digest email to distribute across the CCE volunteer listserv to share service needs requested by community partners
  • Meet with students to discuss service opportunities and respond to inquiries regarding service involvement in the Charleston community.

Objective of the Assignment
The VISTA will focus on alleviating the negative impacts of poverty at the College of Charleston where about 30% of College of Charleston are housing insecure and 30% are food insecure.

Member Activities:

  • The project will allow the VISTA to locate and create resources that are available to College of Charleston students. In turn, they will share these resources widely through our website, social media, listserv, tabling, etc.
  • Work with other departments on campus to ensure the availability and promotion of an on-campus pantry.
  • The VISTA will work with the Bonner Leader Program which focuses on creating educational access to students who are first-generation, high need, and/or students of color.

Program Benefits: Living Allowance, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Relocation Allowance, Childcare assistance if eligible, Health Benefit, Training, and Professional Development, Parking pass.

Posted on April 7, 2021 in Community Engagement, Internships & Jobs

Part-time Internship with The Sophia Institute

The Sophia Institute is on the lookout for an operations intern. The Sophia Institute is a non-profit focusing on educating a national and global audience of men and women on the importance of developing wisdom, mindfulness and creating a more just, sustainable, and flourishing world.

As an Intern at The Sophia Institute you will assist in many aspects of the business. You will interact with program participants and donors, assist with marketing and event planning, help manage our website, and provide administrative support. This internship is unpaid, but can be used for school credit.

This internship is currently virtual, with occasional time spent in their office located at 3 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401.

To apply, email a cover letter (preferred) and your resume to info@thesophiainstitute.org. Please include “Internship” in your subject line.

Click below for more details.

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Job Title: Operations Intern

Hours: Part-time position 10-15 hours a week, some weekend hours

Responsibilities:

– Assist staff with administrative tasks
– Assist staff with social media platforms and marketing plan
– Support staff in event planning and management
– Participate in brainstorming meetings
– Aide with membership management
– Assist with special projects

Qualifications:

– Prefer GPA of 3.0 or higher
– Pursuing BS or BA degree
– An interest in non-profits and/or small businesses
– Great interpersonal skills
– Computer skills in Word, Excel and Outlook
– Basic knowledge of website management (WordPress)
– Familiarity with Social Media Platforms
– Ability to work in a busy environment
– Prefer some training in marketing and business processes
– Alignment with our vision mission

How to Apply: Email The Sophia Institute, your cover letter (preferred) and resume to info@thesophiainstitute.org Please include “Internship” in your subject line.

Posted on April 5, 2021 in Internships & Jobs, Uncategorized
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