Archive | March, 2018

Kaggle’s CareerCon 2018

What: Take a Break from your Spring Break to virtually attend the free Kaggle’s CareerCon 2018: A Digital Event All About Landing Your First Data Science Job

When: (Tuesday, March 20th – Thursday, March 22th)

Who: The sessions are tailored to those in search of their first data science job. That being said, a lot of the topics discussed will be helpful to a much broader audience–from those just considering the field, to mid-career data scientists looking for new challenges and opportunities. Registration is free and includes live streaming sessions (or access the recorded sessions), access to the conference Slack channel, free resources, and an opportunity to get your resume in front of Kaggle’s top hiring partners.

For more information on this event, check out the conference website.

Posted on March 13, 2018 in Announcements & Events

Data Visualization and Free Tableau Software for Students

Are you interested in developing your Data Science/Marketing Analytics skills using Data Visualization in Fall 2018? Download Tableau Desktop for free and gain valuable data skills. Read more about this software here. Review the Tableau training videos on Connecting Data and Visual Analytics and contact Lancie Affonso at to learn more about opportunities in Data Visualization.

Posted on March 13, 2018 in Research

Save Our Students

As everyone knows, there has been a major increase in violence in schools. On March 14th, you can join Teaching Fellows to support the National School Walkout by attending the Save Our Students Rally. It will be held from 10-11AM at the Stern Garden (right behind the Stern Student Center). This rally will provide a space for students and professors to speak about this impending issue. Attendants are encouraged to wear orange and bring signs!

The event’s Facebook page can be found here.

If you have any questions about the event, please contact Marisa Downing at

Posted on March 12, 2018 in Announcements & Events

Charleston in the Chocolate Factory Harbor Cruise

What: The Honors Student Association (HSA) and Phi Eta Sigma’s annual Harbor Cruise. This year’s theme is semi-formal and candy-themed, and there will be light refreshments provided. Tickets will be available for purchase online until the cruise. This event is open to all CofC students.

Where: Charleston Harbor, a trolly will be providing transportation to and from the Harbor

When: Friday, April 6th, the trolly will pick students up between 6:30 and 7:15pm by the St. Philip St entrance into the Cistern and the boat will cruise from 7:30 to 9:30pm

Cost: $25, dinner will be provided

Tickets can be purchased here. Tickets will also be sold on Cougar Mall throughout the week of 3/12 – 3/16.

Posted on March 12, 2018 in Announcements & Events

NEW Leadership SC 2018

What: NEW Leadership SC is designed to equip young women with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to take on leadership roles in preparation for a life of public service. The ultimate aim of this conference is to change the numbers of women serving in elected and appointed positions in South Carolina by preparing young women early. NEW Leadership is a collaboration between the College of Charleston and Winthrop and is open to any student enrolled at a South Carolina institution or a South Carolina resident enrolled in college elsewhere.

Cost: $250 (includes programming, housing, and food), but partial and full scholarships are available

Where: Winthrop University’s campus

When: May 13-17, 2018

To Apply: The deadline to apply for this program is March 19, 2018. The application can be found here.

More information can be found on the program’s website and the program flyer.

Posted on March 12, 2018 in Announcements & Events

Hands-On Research Opportunity with PASS

Are you interested in getting hands-on experience in school-based research in psychology with children and adolescents? If so, then you might be interested in a volunteer research position in the Division of Global and Community Health within Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at MUSC! PASS is a study of school mental health, school climate, and behavior among elementary and middle school students.

Hands-on experiences include (training provided):
-Conducting recruitment and research assessments in schools
-Preparing data collection materials
-Selected students would also have the opportunity to be involved in research presentations or publications

Candidates must be comfortable working with racially diverse families and have daytime availability during the week to go into schools with the team. There will be data collection days March through May, and opportunities are available for research involvement beyond May. Short-term candidates are welcome to apply.


Interested candidates should send cover letters and resumes to Dr. Katie Perkins at

Posted on March 8, 2018 in Research

Summer 2018 Job Opportunity with NSLC

What:  The National Student Leadership Conference runs conferences on the campuses of major universities across the country, inviting a select group of outstanding high school students to participate in its fast-paced, high-level, interactive summer sessions.  This program is seeking Site Assistants for sites around the country. Site Assistants are responsible for completing the daily tasks of the NSLC on-site office, not directly teaching or working with the NSLC students. SAs generally work the entire summer, from set-up to break-down of the site. Site assistants will be paid a stipend at the end of each session. NSLC pays for room and board, as well as transportation to and from the conference.

When: Dates will vary depending on the site for which you apply. The dates for each site can be found on the application.

To Apply:  Applications can be found here. Site-specific details will be found on the application portal.

A complete job description can be found here.

If you have any questions, please contact Madison Akins-Banman at

Posted on March 6, 2018 in Internships & Jobs

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