Full-time Program Coordinator position at MUSC

The Medical University of South Carolina is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator (PC-I) to assist with a new research program using advanced Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for Mild Cognitive Impairment. This PC will be under the direct supervision and mentorship of a clinical neuropsychologist (Dr. Benitez) and clinical psychologist (Dr. McTeague) at MUSC. In addition to gaining considerable experience with clinical interviewing, neuropsychological testing, and intervention, the PC will also receive extensive training in TMS implementation, EEG/ERPs, physiological measures, and advanced brain MRI acquisition and analysis.

A bachelor’s degree in psychology, neuroscience, or a related medical/behavioral health field is required, and applicants from under-represented groups are highly encouraged to apply. This position will also include career development mentoring and opportunities for those interested in pursuing graduate work in medicine, neuroscience, psychology, or related fields. Interested applicants should e-mail the following documents, in PDF format, to benitez@musc.edu: (1) a cover letter addressing your fit for the position, (2) CV, and (3) contact information of 3 individuals who have agreed to provide a reference. Questions? Please contact Dr. Benitez at benitez@musc.edu. 

Posted on June 29, 2020 in Internships & Jobs, Research

CHAARG – CofC Chapter

Honors student Lilly McGonegal is looking to bring CHAARG to The College of Charleston!

CHAARG is a women’s health + wellness organization currently at 75+ universities and Lilly and other students working to bring it to CofC too! Once a girl joins CHAARG, she is welcomed into a supportive + empowering community of 10,000+ girls! When you workout, you feel good – but, when you surround yourself with people to support you, you feel even better. CHAARG combines good friends + a good workout to keep every girl feeling her happiest + healthiest self.

If you’re interested in bringing CHAARG to The College of Charleston, fill out your name and email address here or email mcgonegallk@g.cofc.edu with any questions!

Posted on June 16, 2020 in Clubs and Organizations

Virtual Volunteer Opportunity: The Turning Leaf Project

The Turning Leaf Project is looking for virtual outreach volunteers to help promote their mission and work in the community. TLP is a non-profit in North Charleston dedicated to helping men think and act differently so they stay out of prison. The organization provides intense therapy, transitional employment in an in-house screenprinting shop, and job placements for graduates. TLP is looking for students and community members to promote the organization on their social channels and assist with tabling and in-house events. For more information and to apply, click here.

Questions? Contact Katie Hill at hillkb@g.cofc.edu.

Posted on May 21, 2020 in Clubs and Organizations, Community Engagement

Positively Impact Your Community During COVID-19

CofC Alumni Nora Grossman and Lydia Ford from the Class of 2015 are working to ease the struggles caused by the coronavirus pandemic though a Mutual Aid organization called Covid Assist. Nora co-founded the organization, while Lydia is supporting the organization by coordinating volunteers.

The organization provides a platform for volunteers to give help and those in need to get help in areas such as grocery and medication deliveries, homecooked meals, chatting over the phone, and more.

If you are interested in joining over 1,000 volunteers currently making a difference through Covid Assist, need assistance yourself, or know someone who could benefit from the organization’s work, visit the Covid Assist website.

Posted on May 11, 2020 in Community Engagement

Virtual Career Center Resources

The Career Center continues to provide services to current students, recent graduates, and alumni. Below are a few highlights:

The Career Center is partnering with Parker Dewey to offer micro-internships to CofC students. Micro-internships are paid, virtual projects that can last between 5-40 hours. Parker Dewey works with thousands of employers and new projects are being added to the platform every day! Check out the new Parker Dewey landing page to learn more.

Other virtual internship opportunities are available on this resource page. We continually update this site with resources and have included a disclaimer statement for students to carefully review as they navigate their internship and job searches.

Keep Moving Forward – Job Search Strategies to Implement Today During COVID-19

Senior Newsletter – Navigating the “New Normal” Post-Grad

Students can schedule an appointment to learn more about Career Center services that are offered virtually.

Posted on May 8, 2020 in Internships & Jobs

Coming Up: Award Opportunities in the Fall!

Looking for funding and travel opportunities? Applying to graduate school? Want more research experience?

The fall awards season is full of chances for students across disciplines and class levels to obtain funding for their studies or travel, and expand their skill sets through research and language. Get in touch with the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards to find the right award for you!

Here’s a sampling of what award applications open in the fall:

Sophomores and Juniors: Interested in learning a new language while living abroad? Learn more about the Critical Language Scholarship! Choose from a diverse list of languages—often, no prior experience is necessary! If you have research experience and are looking for funding, look into the Goldwater Scholarship, which gives $7,500 to students looking for careers in engineering, math, and natural sciences.

Seniors: Check out the Pickering Foreign Affairs Graduate Program for funding and job opportunities if you’re planning on pursuing a master’s degree in foreign affairs! Is research more your thing? Learn more about the National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, which funds your research-based master’s or doctoral degree!

All these opportunities and more can be found on our blog!

Questions? Contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards, nationalawards@cofc.edu.

Posted on April 23, 2020 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Fulbright Resources Available Online!

The Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has online resources available for 2020 Fulbright applicants—continue the process virtually!

Like most of the College, the NCA Office has been adapting resources for students to use from home, including helpful materials for the Fulbright application. Fulbright applicants now have access to presentations, worksheets, and videos to use during the application process.

Drafting your statements? Check out our guides on writing the Personal Statement and Statement of Grant Purpose. Next, share your statements with the NCA Office for virtual feedback!

We’re continuously adding to the Fulbright Application Resources page on our blog, so check back for more information on requesting Letters of Recommendation and obtaining Letters of Affiliation.

Questions? Contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards, nationalawards@cofc.edu. Our virtual office hours are M, W, Th from 11am-3pm and T from 11-2pm

Posted on April 23, 2020 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

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