Graphic Design Summer Internship

Ridge Media is seeking a motivated Graphic Design intern to join for the Summer of 2023. This is a full-time position focused on enhancing students’ graphic design skills in a real-world environment.

The design intern will work closely with various team members during the span of their internship. The intern’s major duties will include (but are not limited to) creating content for clients such as making social graphics, email marketing templates, strategic alignment plan designs, brand development, brochures, business cards, etc. based on the needs and wants of our clients. You will also be working with our account executives to brainstorm ideas for major projects, schedule social media, plan and attend photoshoots, and more!

About Ridge Media:

A versatile team of marketing consultants, Ridge Media is constantly adapting to the ever-evolving digital marketing landscape. Specializing in every aspect of content creation, web development, marketing, and branding, we are a marketing firm that is able to produce measurable and repeatable results for businesses while maintaining transparency and intelligibility when communicating those results with clients. Our primary goal is to utilize our unique skill set and platform to help scale our clients’ businesses.

What It’s Like to Work with Ridge Media:

Come join our laid-back, positive, and energetic workplace environment at Ridge Media. As a small, locally-owned business based in Greenville, SC we are a team of marketing professionals that work closely together for a host of local and regional clients. Expect to work hard but have a great time doing it.

Graphic Design Intern requirements are:

  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite Platforms
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Ability to prioritize correctly
  • Communication skills
  • Organizational skills

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume to Sarah Calhoun (

Sysco Summer Internship Program

Sysco, an International food distribution company, has up to $10,000 available in summer Internship opportunities.

The Sysco Summer Internship Program allows students interested in Corporate (GSC), Supply Chain, and Sales to earn 10,000 for a 10-week program (relocation stipends available).

Sysco has several internships open on a rolling basis. Click here to learn about specific opportunities available.

Please reach out to Professor Affonso for additional information!

Applications for the Fall ’23 SC Washington Semester Program are now open

The South Carolina Washington Semester Program (WSP) gives students in universities and colleges across the state of South Carolina the opportunity to spend a semester working and taking classes in Washington D.C., gaining valuable experience while earning academic credit toward their degrees.

The opportunity: Live/Learn/Work. Students live in a historic Capital Hill neighborhood, explore the city through group excursions, all while taking 15 credit hours.

  • 9 credit hours are applied towards a full-time internship in congressional, executive, judicial or private sector offices, which can be applied towards your Honors Immersed requirement.

Great fit forMany CofC Honors students have participated and thrived in this program over the years, with backgrounds ranging from political science to economics to international studies to public health. Participants get firsthand experience with the political process, obtaining skills that will help prepare them for careers in virtually any sphere.

Scholarships available: The program allocates support for students who demonstrate financial need and awards over $10,000 each year in scholarships.

  • Learn more: the Program will offer multiple virtual info sessions over the coming weeks. Sign up here.

How to apply: The application deadline is Sunday, March 5th, followed by virtual interviews for finalists the following Sunday. Access the application instructions here.

Maroon Mentoring – Marketing Strategist Steve Logue – Feb. 27

Join Professor Affonso on Monday, February 27th to hear from Google Android Marketing Strategist Steve Logue.

Steve Logue is Head of Android Marketing Strategy at Google, where he looks after GTM plans and ecosystem partnerships globally. He is also an External Advisor at Bain & Co in the telco practice.

Prior to these roles, he worked 25 years in the mobile communications sector in the US, Latin America, Europe, and China. He was founder and CEO of Virgin Mobile Latin America, partnering with Sir Richard Branson and PE investors to build a mobile startup across the region.

Steve will be speaking in Beatty 320 on Monday, February 27th, from 10:00 to 10:50. All Honors Students are welcome to attend!

History Club Presents: Alum Derek del Core Discusses Careers in the Film Industry

CofC alumnus Derek del Core ’13 discusses how his History degree made him uniquely prepared to thrive in the entertainment industry.

The Event: Monday, February 20, 7 p.m. on Zoom.

The Speaker: Derek del Core graduated from CofC with a History degree and has since worked in multiple roles in film and entertainment industries in both NYC and LA.

Great Fit For: Those aspiring towards the entertainment industry / Students looking for creative careers to apply their humanities & social sciences degree / Film buffs

How to Attend: No registration required; join the conversation via Zoom:


Study Abroad in Egypt

Planning a Study Abroad trip? Consider a semester full of pyramids and pharaohs at the American University of Cairo

The American University of Cairo program is supported by a generous scholarship from the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs; students are strongly encouraged to consider while planning for study abroad.

This exchange program is currently open for the Fall 2023 semester or Fall 2023-Spring 2024 year. 

Funding, up to $7,000 per semester, is available for study in Cairo, Egypt at the American University of Cairo. To apply for funding, see the links in the attached flyer.

Applications are due April 5, 2023.

To learn more about the program, visit the Center of International Education website and review this flyer!

Please contact Melissa Ochal for assistance on CofC exchange programs.

Intro to Eco-Design and Planting for Pollinators

Join the M.A.R.S.H. Project on February 16th at 4:30 for Intro to Eco-Design and Planting for Pollinators.

This event will teach the basics of how you can make your yard an aesthetically pleasing wildlife sanctuary that supports migratory birds & pollinators and  enriches your life!

This event will feature two pros, Sharleen Johnson of Native Plants to the People and Al Mason of Plan’td!

Please RSVP and learn more here!

Climate Change and the Law: Rising Tides Wash Up Legal Issues

Charleston School of Law and Furman University are hosting Climate Change and the Law: Rising Tides and Wash Up Legal Issues on Friday, February 24, 2023, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., at The Charleston Museum.

Featured will be conversations centered around the legality of climate change policy. Panels will include subjects such as; Trends in Climate Litigation, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Flood Management Projects and the Charleston Peninsula Study, Ethical Considerations in Climate Change: Renewable Energy, the Role of the Law Firm in a Changing Climate, and Other Considerations. 

This event is a great opportunity for any student interested in political science, law school, urban development, and sustainability.

Students may learn more & register here!