Virtual internships with federal agencies available through Virtual Student Federal Service Program


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Virtual Student Federal Service Program is offered by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Information Resource Management and is an opportunity for college students to gain internship experience virtually at a federal agency.

The details: This unpaid program runs a full academic year – from September to May. Students dedicate 10 hours per week during their internship.

Who should apply? It’s an opportunity for all majors to gain not only federal experience but also mentoring and networking opportunities that could lead to exciting future careers.

The application process opens on July 1 and closes July 28, 2022. More details are available online.

Posted on June 29, 2022 in Internships & Jobs

Find Your Summer ’23 Internship with the help of the Career Center Internship Award

The Career Center’s Internship Award program provides students with professional guidance and financial assistance for summer 2023 internships.

How it works: Students are accepted into a cohort that will work together throughout the upcoming academic year. Students will participate in group workshops and receive personalized coaching, all designed to help prepare them to find (and succeed at) a summer ’23 internship in their field.

  • Monetary stipend: Students also receive a monetary stipend to use in support of their summer ’23 internship.
  • The goal of this award is to assist students with professional development while helping to eliminate potential financial barriers for those who otherwise may not be able to pursue an internship experience.

Who should apply: All rising sophomore and junior CofC students in any major seeking a for-credit or non-credit internship for summer ’23.

Applications for the 2022-23 award are open until August 1. Check out the Career Center for more details and the application link.

Posted on June 27, 2022 in Internships & Jobs, Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Techstars Startup Day: A 24-hour conference for entrepreneurs

Techstars Startup Day is a free annual conference where new company founders and entrepreneurial community-builders can learn, grow, and connect.

  • This year’s virtual event starts on Tuesday, June 28 at 9:00 a.m. EST and runs for 24-hours.

What to expect: 24-hours of inspiring ideas, lessons learned, and actionable best practices from our global Startup Weekend experts exclusively curated for future founders and community leaders.

Who should attend: Entrepreneurs, community builders, even those who are just interested in learning more about entrepreneurship. Participants can attend as few or as many of the sessions as they’d like.

How to attend: Participation is free, and attendees can register here.

Posted on June 22, 2022 in Announcements & Events

CofC is hiring Peer Coaches in support of new career development program Launchpad for Success

Launchpad for Success (LP4S) is a two-year career development program that emphasizes mentoring, financial literacy, professional/personal development and experiential learning.

Target Audience: Rooted in equity, Launchpad is designed to create meaningful career pathways for incoming freshmen and rising sophomores – especially those who identify as African American, Latino/a, Asian American and Native American (AALANA).

Program Benefits: Quarterly incentives, peer coaching and support, events, experiential learning and campus/alumni professional connections.

Become a Paid Peer Coach: LP4S is looking for rising juniors and seniors to support students in the program through a paid ($10/hr) mentorship role.

Join the Program: Incoming freshmen and rising sophomores can apply to participate in the program as a mentee. Deadline is July 29.

Posted on June 2, 2022 in Campus Involvement, Internships & Jobs

Women for Women Summit celebrates and connects women from across South Carolina

The second annual Women for Women Summit presented by the College of Charleston School of Business will be held on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at the Francis Marion Hotel.

Summit theme: “Grit,” which is meant to celebrate, elevate, share and connect exceptional women from across the Palmetto State.

Lineup of speakers: Includes women leaders in business, technology and government.

  • Guests will participate in panel discussions, professional workshops, and networking opportunities designed to foster personal and professional growth.

Target audience: All women and supporters – no matter their level of experience or profession – who want to network with like-minded women, learn new skills and be inspired.

How to attend: CofC students can register at a discounted price. Check out the website for more details, or register today!

Posted on June 1, 2022 in Announcements & Events

Full-time HR position at tech start-up in downtown Charleston

Data Protocol is a fast-growing, venture-backed education technology company based in downtown Charleston, South Carolina. We are transforming the way software developers build apps and products.

We are hiring a Human Resources and Operations Manager. This is a full-time, post-grad position for a business-focused graduate with 2+ years of related experience in an HR or benefits role.

As our HR and Operations Manager, you’ll help our people feel like rockstars by building structures to support their product-building performance. Our team members need someone focused on the logistics and underlying processes that allow them to focus on what they do best. Supplemental benefits, expense policies, asset tracking: whatever the need, you will step up and provide the scaffolding for others to stand on. You need to be the kind of person who’s happy executing AND constantly re-imagining how it can be done better. You’ll have the incredible opportunity to shape and mold the development of our young, rapidly-growing company’s workflow.

To find out what we do: https://www.dataprotocol.com

For additional information and to apply, please visit: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3077076063/

Posted on May 25, 2022 in Internships & Jobs

Full-Time Research Position with UofSC Psych Lab Studying Nueral Pathways and Addiction

The Vento Lab, a research group with UofSC’s Psychology Department, is now hiring for a full-time Research Specialist I position to assist with preclinical studies in addiction neuroscience. The lab studies the neural pathways that underlie cost-benefit decision-making and the compulsive nature of addiction.

For more details, check out the lab’s website: Vento Lab (theventolab.com).

Interested applicants can apply directly from the job posting: University of South Carolina | Research Specialist I (Vento) (sc.edu).

Posted on May 19, 2022 in Internships & Jobs, Research

FT Post-Grad Sustainability-Focused Consultant Position

Planet+Purpose Solutions (PPS) is a Charleston-based  boutique consulting firm with expertise in organizational sustainability, and is seeking a Consultant to contribute to our team that is empowering businesses to embrace sustainability throughout their operations and within their brand ecosystems.

This is a full-time, post-grad position with a competitive salary, a stipend for health insurance, telecommuting opportunities and flexible working hours. A great fit for a recent grad who is sustainability-minded.

More details and applications instructions are below:

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Job Description

Planet+Purpose Solutions (PPS) seeks a Consultant to contribute to our team that is empowering businesses to embrace sustainability throughout their operations and within their brand ecosystems. We work with organizations that show an authentic interest in reducing their environmental footprint to help them realize the brand benefits of a sustainability strategy that extends to their operations, products, supply chains and customer communities.
The Consultant will support a diverse set of client projects, keeping the PPS team organized and delivering the highest caliber of work. The ideal candidate will have a track record of excellence in supporting client relationships, project management experience, possess the ability to be flexible, work independently, perform in-depth research assignments, write detailed meeting notes, briefs and reports, collaborate and communicate well with others, and produce thoughtful, analytical and highly professional work.

This is a full-time position based in Charleston, SC. Compensation and exact job responsibilities will be based on education and previous professional experience. Benefits include a stipend for health insurance, telecommuting opportunities and flexible working hours.

Responsibilities

• Support multiple client projects from developing project frameworks, tracking data and completing tasks to managing timelines and deliverables
• Communicate with clients in a timely manner
• Build authentic relationships with clients
• Develop, implement and track deliverables to address the project needs of assigned clients
• Schedule regular meetings with clients, develop and send out agendas, take detailed meeting notes, and ensure the PPS team is prepared for each meeting and that meeting deliverables are being met
• Collaborate internally with the PPS team to complete assignments and deliverables
• Continuously build technical expertise in key corporate sustainability issues
• Represent PPS within the B Corp community as our B Keeper
• Assist with PR and social media opportunities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• BS or BA degree
• 2+ years of professional work experience preferred
• Passionate about business sustainability
• Proven experience supporting client relationships
• Proven track record of meeting and exceeding targets
• Experience with corporate business processes such as product design, manufacturing, supply chain management, marketing, and/or business strategy is preferred
• Strong knowledge of corporate sustainability and the issues facing the leaders in this space, or willingness to acquire this knowledge
• Experience with the B Impact Assessment and carbon accounting preferred
• Outstanding project management skills and careful attention to detail
• Experience managing multiple projects
• Strong aptitude for critical, qualitative, and analytical thinking
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Proficiency with Google Docs, Sheets, Slides and MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word
• Superior time management skills
• A customer-oriented attitude
• Problem-solving aptitude
• Professional demeanor
• Ability to be flexible
• Ability to work independently, in-person and virtually with the PPS team

Work Environment

PPS offers a vibrant, fun, learning work environment. Team members collaborate on projects and have a high degree of autonomy. The Consultant must be comfortable working from a home office, in a virtual team environment, and we encourage working from our office in West Ashley several times a week. There will be some travel with this position to client sites, meetings, trade shows and events.
PPS highly values diversity, equity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status and other protected status as required by applicable law. We are a women-owned business and a member of 1% for the Planet.

Planet+Purpose Solutions PBC

PPS is a women-led, B Corp Certified boutique consulting firm with expertise in organizational sustainability, with clients based around the world in a variety of industries, including outdoor, fishing, eyewear, clean beauty, natural products, hospitality and pet industries as well as cultural institutions. Since opening our doors in 2017, PPS has worked with organizations across industries on broad sustainability initiatives, assessing and addressing their environmental impact through strategic planning and advising, product and packaging evaluations, carbon accounting, single-use plastic and waste audits, third party certifications, cause partner initiatives, marketing and communications and community engagement. For more information, visit www.planetpurposesolutions.com. Please send resumes or questions to lia@planetpurposesolutions.com.

Posted on May 12, 2022 in Internships & Jobs
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