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Peer Advisor Applications are Open!

What: The Academic Advising and Planning Center at the College of Charleston is seeking Peer Advisors applicants for the 2019-2020 academic year. Two positions will begin this summer and an additional two will join this fall. Selected applicants will be trained by the Academic Advising and Planning Center. The full position description can be found here.

To Apply: The application can be found here. Recommendations are required from 1 professor and 1 former employed, volunteer coordinator, or individual who has had significant interaction. Recommendations can be submitted here. All applications and recommendations are due by Friday, January 25 at 5pm.

Posted on January 15, 2019 in Internships & Jobs

Virtual Student Federal Service

Are you a student looking for a way to make a real difference in the work of your government, while also gaining job experience and connections?

Through the Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) program, a program through the US Department of State, students can work on projects that advance the work of government on multiple fronts. Projects include helping counter violent extremism, strengthening human rights monitoring, developing virtual programs, engaging in digital communications, mapping, economic and political reporting, data analysis, graphic design, and app building. A full list of projects is available here.

Each year, federal employees submit project requests between May 1 and June 10. U.S. students apply to their top three VSFS projects from July 1-31 on VSFS supervisors review applications between August 1-31 and may contact VSFS candidates for a virtual interview. As part of the interview, candidates may be asked to show examples of their expertise and work. All candidates will hear by early September if they have been offered a position.

Selected eInterns work on their projects for ten hours a week from September through May. Some eInterns work their academic institutions to receive course credit for their VSFS participation.

Posted on December 17, 2018 in Internships & Jobs, Research

South Carolina Washington Semester Program

What: The Washington Semester Program (WSP) gives eligible juniors and seniors the opportunity to spend a semester working and taking classes in Washington DC, gaining valuable experience while earning academic credit toward their degrees. Students do not have to be political science majors to apply as the program is applicable for any major or career path.

To Apply: Please visit the program’s website or contact Program Director Julie Hutt at If you plan to apply, please arrange a meeting with Dr. Folds Bennett at to receive approval to apply and discuss how the program curriculum aligns with CofC Honors requirements.


The deadline to apply for Fall 2019 WSP is Thursday, February 14th 2019.

For more information, visit our page on this opportunity.

Posted on November 27, 2018 in Internships & Jobs, Study Abroad

Student Opportunity Center (SOC)

CofC Honors has recently adopted a resource that connects you to over 10,000 conferences, journals, research, and funding opportunities from all over the world. It is free, easy to use, and flexible to your interests. Please take 30 seconds to check it out and discover opportunities to make yourself stand out from the crowd!

Check your emails (and spam folders) for an invitation to join the network. This short video provides more information on how to navigate the new system.

Posted on November 13, 2018 in Internships & Jobs, Research, Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Learning Practitioner at Capabilities, LLC (Paid Tutoring Position)

Capabilities LLC, a learning support center located in West Ashley, is seeking skilled Honors students for a paid tutoring role. We currently have openings across a variety of academic subjects, ranging from foreign languages, English, math, science, and history, as we have a wide array of requests from the students we support.

Applicants should feel comfortable working with students at all levels (age 4 through 18) as well as communicating with parents/guardians and/or, if necessary, teachers.

Compensation is commensurate with effort and level of responsibility, beginning at a rate of $15/hour with the potential for growth. Interested candidates, please contact Director Valerie White at with your areas of academic interest, major and graduation year, and a resume.

Posted on November 5, 2018 in Internships & Jobs

MUSC – Drug Abuse Research Training (DART) Program Application!


What: The DART (Drug Abuse Research Training) summer program is a structured 10-week, mentored training program for medical students, graduate students, and undergraduate students at MUSC, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. This project’s goal is to introduce promising students to research, both basic science and clinical in nature, and afford them the opportunity to work closely with a research mentor and his/her investigative team. This fellowship provides a $3,500 stipend.

To Apply: More information on the application process can be found here. Submissions must include a CV and a Letter of Interest

Deadline: February 1, 2019

For more information on this opportunity, visit the program’s website. For additional questions, please contact

Posted on November 5, 2018 in Internships & Jobs, Research, Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Charleston Promise Neighborhood seeks Marketing Intern

This position will assist the Director of Development & Marketing in the maximization of all social media outlets to promote Charleston Promise Neighborhood’s mission and programs.

A full description of the position, including essential duties and responsibilities and information on how to apply is available here.

For questions and to apply, please contact Karen Quadrio, Director of Development & Marketing at or 609-760-5017.

Posted on October 17, 2018 in Community Engagement, Internships & Jobs

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