Communications Internship with CofC IT Department

The Division of Information Technology at the College of Charleston has a non-paid internship position open for a senior-level or graduate communication student for Fall 2019. The student would work primarily with the Director of IT Communications, but at times would interact with other members of Information Technology. Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • researching, creating, and implementing communication plans for Information Technology projects or services;
  • writing and reviewing messages to disseminate to Information Technology stakeholders;
  • assisting with creating content for Information Technology internal, external, and projects newsletters;
  • creating content for weekly Information Technology social media posts; and
  • designing communication and marketing materials (flyers, posters, graphics, photos, videos, etc).

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Interest or experience with technology is helpful, but not required. Basic to advanced design skills are needed. This would be perfect for a student with interest in internal communications, marketing, or higher education, as our key stakeholders are students, faculty, and staff at the College of Charleston. Work environment would involve sitting at a computer, attending meetings, and performing tasks around campus as assigned (like attending outreach events, and distributing communication and marketing materials). At the end of the internship, the student would be able to compile a portfolio of their work while at the Division of Information Technology.

Any interested students should email their resume and cover letter to the Director of IT Communications at drinkuthkh@cofc.edu. Cover letters should address why they are interested in the internship position and what skills they have to offer the Division of Information Technology. Portfolio samples will be considered if available.

Posted on July 11, 2019 in Internships & Jobs

Summer 2020 FBI Honors Intern Program

The FBI Honors Internship Program is a 10-week, paid internship for undergraduate and graduate students. While exploring their exciting career options, students work side-by-side with FBI employees at their Washington, D.C.-area Headquarters or in Field Offices around the country. Open to a wide range of academic areas, this internship offers experiences students can’t find elsewhere.

The Summer 2020 FBI Honors Intern Program application dates are August 16 to Sept 15, 2019. Visit https://www.fbijobs.gov/students/undergrad to learn about eligibility requirements and the application process.

The FBI is interested in applicants with a wide range of educational backgrounds. These include but are not limited to the following: Accounting, Business, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, English, Film, Finance, Foreign Languages, Human Resources, Information Technology, Journalism, Law, Marketing, Public Relations, and Visual Arts.

Posted on July 11, 2019 in Internships & Jobs

Neuroscience Research Volunteer Position at MUSC

A research team at MUSC is looking for an undergraduate student willing to volunteer part-time (15-20 hrs/week) in a drug addiction lab. They use a rodent model of heroin self-administration to study the underlying cell-specific mechanisms of relapse disorder. The candidate has to be willing to work with rats. The team uses software analysis to create 3D reconstructions of cells in the brain. Prior research experience is not required, but it is helpful.

Please contact Vivian Chioma at chioma@musc.edu if you’re interesting in participating in this research opportunity.

Posted on July 10, 2019 in Research

Summer Internship: Lead Generation for Life Science Firm

Phlegar & Associates is seeking a lead generation intern to spend 15-18 hours per week for eight weeks doing telephone work on behalf of a life sciences company. The intern will call physician practices, making it ideal for someone familiar with clinical topics and/or is a science major. The intern must be comfortable with cold-calling. The position pays $12-$15/hour. A set weekly schedule can be determined based on the candidate’s availability during the week. This position is available immediately.

Contact at Kathy Phlegar at kphlegar@phlegarandassoc.com with any questions or to indicate your interest in applying.

 

Posted on July 1, 2019 in Internships & Jobs

Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program

The Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program is now accepting applications for the 2020 Fellowship at www.rangelprogram.org.

The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a U.S. Department of State program, administered by Howard University, that seeks to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers as Foreign Service Officers in the U.S. Department of State. Candidates must be graduating seniors or college graduates with strong academic records and a desire to promote positive change in the world. The program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women and those with financial need.  Applicants with any undergraduate major are welcome to apply. Selected fellows will receive support for graduate school and will enter into exciting and rewarding careers representing the United States overseas.

Application Deadline: September 24, 2019

Program Contact: rangelprogram@howard.edu, 202-806-4367 or 877-633-0002

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Program Benefits

  • An orientation to the Program and the Foreign Service at Howard University in Washington, D.C. in late May 2020.
  • Two summer internships, one on Capitol Hill in summer 2020 and one overseas at a U.S. embassy/consulate in summer 2021.
  • Up to $37,500 annually toward tuition, fees and living expenses for a two-year master’s degree in fields related to the Foreign Service such as Business Administration, Economics, Public Policy, and International Relations at a U.S.-based institution.
  • Mentoring from a Foreign Service Officer throughout the duration of the fellowship.
  • Employment in the State Department Foreign Service for those who successfully complete the program and meet Foreign Service entry requirements, in accordance with applicable law and State Department policy, with each Rangel Fellow committing to a minimum of five years of service.

Eligibility Requirements

  • U.S. citizenship
  • Seeking admission to graduate school in fall 2020 for a two-year program in an area of relevance to the Foreign Service at a U.S.-based institution
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale at the time of application

Posted on July 1, 2019 in Internships & Jobs

2020 Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program Application Now Open!

The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Program is now accepting applications for the 2020 Pickering Graduate Fellowship Program!

The Pickering Graduate Fellowship is a U.S. Department of State program, administered by Howard University, that seeks to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers as Foreign Service Officers in the U.S. Department of State. Candidates must be graduating seniors or college graduates. The Program welcomes the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the State Department, women, and those with financial need. Based on the fundamental principle that diversity is a strength in our diplomatic efforts, the program values varied backgrounds, including ethnic, racial, social, and geographic diversity. Applicants with any undergraduate major are welcome to apply. Selected fellows will receive support for graduate school and will enter exciting and rewarding careers representing the United States overseas. More details on the application process are available here.

Application Deadline: September 17, 2019

Contact: Pickeringfellowship@howard.edu, 202-806-4367

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Program Benefits

  • Employment in the State Department Foreign Service for those who successfully complete the program and meet Foreign Service entry requirements, in accordance with applicable law and State Department policy, with each Fellow committing to a minimum of five years of service.
  • An orientation to the Program and the Foreign Service at Howard University in Washington, D.C. in mid-June 2020.
  • Two summer internships, one in Washington, D.C. in the summer 2021 and one overseas at a U.S. embassy in summer 2022.
  • Up to $37,500 annually toward tuition, fees, and living expenses for a two-year master’s degree in fields related to the Foreign Service such as Business Administration, Economics, Public Policy, and International Relations at a U.S.-based institution.
  • Mentoring from a Foreign Service Officer throughout the duration of the fellowship.

Eligibility Requirements

  • U.S. citizenship
  • Seeking admission to graduate school in fall 2020 for a two-year graduate program in an area of relevance to the Foreign Service at a U.S.-based institution
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale at the time of application

Posted on June 26, 2019 in Internships & Jobs, Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Register for the Paradigm Shift Global Hackathon

Capgemini and DBS Bank have teamed up to launch the Paradigm Shift Global Hackathon and are looking for the most innovative and future-forward solutions to launch soon. By opening up this challenge to the brightest developers, designers and problem solvers of the world, DBS wants to get fresh perspectives on customer problems and creative approaches to solving them! Participants could see their solutions implemented, win prizes that total $100,000, and score a job at DBS Bank in Singapore. 

Running from May 28, 2019 onwards, the hackathon is aimed at creating new solutions. It will take place in three phases: online ideation, prototyping and onsite finals. Phase 1 of ideation has already begun online, and will go on till July 5th, where participants are invited to assemble their teammates or go solo – and propose ambitious ideas!

For More Information and to Register: http://bit.ly/2ZtZFIZ

Posted on June 19, 2019 in Uncategorized

Honors College Scholarship Application – Apply Now!

The Honors College will award three scholarships valued at $1,000 each to current students for the 2019-2020 academic year. They will be awarded for the 2019-2020 academic year only (non-renewable). Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. To be eligible for consideration, students must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Must be in good standing in the Honors College
  • Must have demonstrated commitment to the CofC Honors community
  • Must upload a current résumé and PACE Navigator into the OAKS advising folder

Applications will be reviewed beginning June 25th. The application form is available here.

Posted on June 19, 2019 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

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