Motivational Speaker Brady Silverwood is Coming to Campus!

TEDx motivational speaker, two-time author, and cross-country ultrarunner Brady Silverwood will be giving an inspiring talk about how to overcome mental barriers next week!

About Brady Silverwood: Brady’s achievements include co-founding Sunny Co Clothing while studying at The University of Arizona, who once received 50,000 orders in 28 minutes, running 3,311 miles across the USA just one year after running his first ever half-marathon, writing two books, and much more!

When & Where: The talk will be…

  • On Tuesday, April 16th, from 7:00-8:30 p.m.
  • In the Stern Center Ballroom

To AttendClick this link to RSVP for the event. The talk is completely free to attend!

Join Tiny Tassel and Parfaire Consulting CEO Mimi Striplin for a Talk About Starting a Business

Join CEO and founder of Tiny Tassel and Parfaire Consulting Mini Striplin for a Women’s History Month talk about starting a business this Thursday!

Details: Topics covered will include web development, HR needs, legal challenges, artistic photography, and creative marketing.

When & Where: The talk will be…

  • On Thursday, March 28th, at 4:00 p.m.
  • In the Robert Scott Small Building, room 235

To Attend: No registration needed, just show up! Refreshments will be provided.

Attend a Seminar with Hilton President and CEO Chris Nassetta

Hilton President and CEO is coming to campus and speaking with students next week!

Details: In this session, Mr. Nassetta will share his insights on leading a global hospitality giant and navigating the ever-changing landscape of the international business scene. Gain invaluable leadership lessons you can apply to your own career development and gain insight on where you can make an impact in a globalized world. The session will be followed by a Q&A moderated by President Hsu!

When & Where: The event will be…

  • On Friday, March 29th, at 2:00 p.m.
  • In the Wells Fargo Auditorium in the Beatty Center

Great Opportunity For: Any accounting, finance, or hospitality students, or anyone with an interest in business or hospitality.

Future Opportunities: Hilton has some incredible post-graduation opportunities for students, including a Revenue Management Center and both one and two-year management training programs. The two-year program includes an option to spend nine months at an international location, a special opportunity for students right after graduation!

To Attend: Scan the QR code on the flyer or click this link to reserve a spot for the event.

For more information, check out the attached flyer 0r go to the registration link.

National pitch competition for students using business as a force for good

Duke’s Fuqua School of Business is hosting a national pitch competition for students who are using business as a force for good, and they’re offering up some seriously legit prizes.

The competition invites students to submit a proposal for how a company, set of companies or industry sector can have positive impact on a specific community, population, location, industry or the environment at large.

Big-Time Benefits: Ten grand prize winners will receive an all-expenses paid trip to Duke’s Fuqua School of Business where they will present their proposals to influential business leaders, engage in professional development programming, and network with members of our community.

Great Fit For: Open to all current students in their freshman, sophomore or junior year of a four-year degree program; particularly pertinent for those interested in entrepreneurship.

How to Apply: Online application by Tuesday, January 16.

Paid Internship Opportunity with the OTT in the U.S. Department of Energy

Are you interested in learning about the process by which new technologies reach full commercial scale and are available in the marketplace? The Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) is looking for students for a 10-12 week internship next summer.

Great Fit For: Students pursuing a degree in science, technology, mathematics, engineering, or business with an interest in entrepreneurship and technology commercialization.


  • An $850 per week stipend, plus potential an additional supplement for participants that relocate
  • Gain deep insight into the federal government’s role in the creation and implementation of policies that will affect energy technology development
  • Enhance your education and training by learning from Energy I-Corps instructors and attending workshops
  • Attendance to an in-person opening ceremony in Washington, D.C., and a closing ceremony at a national laboratory

To Apply: Go to this link for an in-depth position description and the application.

Click here for more information. or email with any questions.

Peace Corps Internship Program – Spring 2024

The Peace Corps Internship Program brings student trainees to Peace Corps headquarters in Washington DC for a semester-long internship.

The Opportunity: Support the Peace Corps’ worldwide operations by working directly within a program office that aligns with your background. Offices include:

  • Business and Industry
  • Communication, Policy Review and Development
  • Financial Management, Accounting and Budget
  • Human Resource

Great Fit For: Anyone considering the post-grad Peace Corps route and looking to get their foot in the door; also a great fit for COMM; FINC; ACCT; BADM

How to Apply: Online application by August 1

On-Campus Employment: Data and Accounting Assistant with CofC’s Foundation team

The College’s Foundation finance team is hiring a Data and Accounting Assistant for the 2023/24 Fall and Spring semesters.

The Opportunity: Support the College by helping the Foundation team through hands-on data entry and accounting practices.

  • Pays $15/hour
  • 10 hours per week for the Fall and Spring semesters

Great Fit For: All detail-oriented and reliable students are encouraged to apply (I.e., not just limited to School of Business majors; we’ll train you!)

Apply through Handshake by searching for “College of Charleston Foundation – Data and Accounting assistant”