RISE – Leadership Program at Capgemini for Rising Seniors

A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms.

RISE is Capgemini’s leadership program aimed at giving rising college seniors an in-depth look into the field of technology consulting.  This is a high intensity, interactive, 3-day session where students will be exposed to Capgemini resources and design centers.  They will be offered many opportunities to flex critical-thinking skills against real-life problems, gain a true understanding of how working in a global technology consulting firm can support their career path, and have the chance to meet like-minded students from across the country.  Students will be grouped together and tasked with a “project” to solve which will result in a tangible product that they will then present to a panel of judges. Successful completion of the program may result in a 2020 Staff Consultant full time offer with Capgemini.

Dates: August 7-9, 2019

Students can learn more and apply here.


Posted on May 15, 2019 in Announcements & Events

Applications open for AnitaB.org PitcHER™ contest for women entrepreneurs

On October 2, 2019, AnitaB.org will host the annual PitcHER™ contest. This pitch competition will bring leading women entrepreneurs to the 2019 Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC 19), with the goal of supporting, encouraging, and providing new funding opportunities to these entrepreneurs.

Event organizers are looking for entrepreneurs from all industries who are leading early stage technology startups. The top 10 finalists will compete onstage at Grace Hopper Celebration will compete for a total of $100,000 in prize money – to be split among the top three finalists and an Audience Favorite.

Learn more and apply today. Applications close on June 3, 5 p.m. PT.

Posted on May 15, 2019 in Announcements & Events

Two AmeriCorps VISTA positions available at Camp Happy Days

What: Camp Happy Days’ mission is to offer support and encouragement to children diagnosed with cancer and their families by providing cost-free year-round programs, special events and access to crisis resources. The organization’s goal is to improve the physical, emotional and psychological health of the entire family facing pediatric cancer. The organization is currently searching for two Americorps VISTAs. More information can be found on the following job descriptions:

Research and Evaluation Coordinator

Young Adult Program Manager

An AmeriCorps VISTA position is ideal for a gap year, as it is a one-year appointment and is considered a kind of domestic Peace Corps, meaning that it looks really good on grad school and job applications. Additionally, the program allows you to stall some student loans, and also provides a $6,900 stipend for educational expenses at the end of the appointment (in addition to the salary). Learn more about the AmeriCorps VISTA program here.

When: Mid-June or Early July 2019 – 2020

Where: Camp Happy Days in Charleston, SC

Posted on May 13, 2019 in Community Engagement, Internships & Jobs

Paid Summer Art Gallery Internship

Mary Martin Gallery is seeking a summer intern to work as an art consultant. An ideal candidate will have strong organizational skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, and be comfortable in interactions with customers. If you have questions or would like to apply, please contact Chase Barrett (843-640-3324) at Mary Martin Gallery At Belmond Charleston Place Hotel.

Posted on May 9, 2019 in Internships & Jobs

The Green Heart Project seeks AmeriCorps VISTA

The Green Heart Project is now a placement site for the Charleston-area AmeriCorps VISTA program.

The AmeriCorps VISTA position at The Green Heart Project will focus on developing plans for a new program for Green Heart: a youth internship program for a new Urban Farm at Enston Homes. The youth internship program will address a need for paid employment opportunities and for workforce training among low-income youth in Charleston, while also promoting health through healthy foods and physical activity, and education through partnership with local schools. By developing a full plan for the new program, including curriculum, evaluation, outreach, and funding, the VISTA member will help to lay the foundation for the success of the program for years to come.

The VISTA member will develop a Youth Internship: Program Plan and Curriculum, including the development of goals, objectives, performance measures, and lesson plans; Outreach & Recruitment Strategy; Monitoring and Evaluation Plan; Funding Plan; and help to recruit for and implement the inaugural Youth Internship program.

More information on this position and how to apply is available here. Questions? Please contact Amanda Howell at amanda@greenheartsc.org


Posted on May 7, 2019 in Community Engagement, Internships & Jobs

Attend The Green Heart Project’s Harvest Dinner

The Green Heart Project, an Honors Engaged project partner, is hosting its annual Harvest Dinner on Thursday, May 16th from 6-8pm at Mitchell Elementary School. The Harvest Dinner is their end of year celebration where students, families, volunteers, and supporters are invited to celebrate another season of growing food and minds, through a farm-to-table dinner.

Tickets are $20, $10 for students, and children under 12 are free. Tickets are available here.

Posted on May 7, 2019 in Announcements & Events, Community Engagement

Apply to be a Model UN Assistant Director

This is an opportunity to work on staff for the world’s largest model united nations conference located in NYC! CofC Honors students have worked for the National High School Model United Nations (NHSMUN) Conference in NYC for the past four years and have worked their way from Assistant Director positions to senior conference leadership. While it is typical for first and second year college students to serve as Assistant Directors, there is no limit so please feel free to apply regardless of age.

Students should, first and foremost, have enthusiasm for Model UN! The position of Assistant Director is an excellent way to continue with Model UN throughout college. Model UN at the collegiate level, and specifically NHSMUN, pushes you to hone your research, leadership, and critical thinking skills in new ways beyond participating as a delegate. When applying, you will have the option to select the substantive wing, administrative wing, or both. Regardless of your previous Model UN experience, NHSMUN staff is comprised of people who range from beginners to seasoned delegates whose commonality is the desire to make NHSMUN a substantively excellent, educational conference.

More details are available in the job posting. The application is due on June 14th by 11:59pm EST.

General Questions: registration.nhsmun@imuna.org. CofC Honors Contact: Kevin O’Dell ’19 kevinpatricko@hotmail.com

Posted on May 7, 2019 in Clubs and Organizations, Internships & Jobs

Intern with the Women’s Rights & Empowerment Network (WREN)

The Women’s Rights & Empowerment Network (WREN), located in Coumbia, SC, is looking to hire two summer interns to help advance their work.

One internship opening is on the Policy and Government Relations team, and the other is on the Communications and Learning team.  Both are part-time, paid, and great opportunities to help improve the health, economic well-being, and rights for the women, girls, and families in our state.

Deadline to apply is May 17th, 2019. Click here to read more about the positions.

Posted on May 3, 2019 in Internships & Jobs

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