Full-time Position in The Pediatric Psychology Service in the Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)

The Pediatric Psychology Service in the Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) has announced several 1-2 year part-time psychometrist positions effective May 2023.

The position provides extensive training and supervision in a wide range of psychometric instruments utilized in the evaluation of children and adolescents, birth through 21 years of age, with complex medical and/or neurodevelopment conditions (e.g., Autism Spectrum Disorder, cancer & brain tumor, epilepsy, and sickle cell disease).

Psychometrists receive close mentorship by faculty psychologists in standardized test administration procedures and behavior management strategies, as well as the opportunity to participate in feedback evaluation results to patients and their families.

The primary responsibility of the psychometrist involves administration and scoring of standardized tests for psychoeducational and neuropsychological assessments conducted by faculty psychologists.

Commonly administered psychometric instruments include the WISC-V, DAS-II, WJ-IV, WIAT-IV, and DTVMI. Other instruments utilized in neuropsychological evaluation include the NEPSY-II, CPT-3, D-KEFS, and WRAML-3.

Training and ongoing supervision in test administration and scoring will be provided. The position also may involve administration of psychometric tests according to various research protocols and administrative support related to faculty psychologists’ clinical and research activities.

The Pediatric Psychology Service in the Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics is an outpatient clinic located in a major medical center that serves a diverse population of patients from a large geographical area (www.musckids.org/developmentalpeds/#about).

The Pediatric Psychology team consists of seven licensed psychologists and one licensed psychoeducational specialist. The team works closely with other allied health professionals to provide comprehensive psychological and medical care to children and adolescents.

Between 24 and 32 hours per week are available (to be negotiated upon hire) at an hourly wage of $15 to $18, depending on level of experience.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in test administration and working with children.

Those interested in the position should submit a cover letter, current resume, a list of psychometric instruments administered, and a list of references to Mary Kral, Ph.D. Application deadline: March 31, 2023.

 

Join the inaugural Launch X Cohort

The Launch X course explores different dilemmas entrepreneurs may encounter in launching their new ventures.

Each week will focus on a particular dilemma: Is the right team in place to build the company? How do you source the product sustainably?  Does the company have the funding needed to launch its expansion? How to deal with a partner who has gone rogue?

Students will utilize their own new ventures to debate potential solutions. The course will culminate in a Shark-Tank-style pitch for funding. 

Launch X will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays in Beatty 120 (Impact X room) from 3:25 to 4:40. The course will be taught by Troy Knauss, an experienced entrepreneur, and investor in over 60 startups.

Interested students should apply for the Fall 2023 cohort here!

STEAM + ImpactX: Storytelling with Data and Impact X

Students interested in peer mentoring, storytelling, and pitching – Welcome to the Fall 2023 Honors STEAM + ImpactX Mentoring Cohort!

All Honors College Students – especially business and STEM majors – are invited to apply for one of the two Fall 23′ STEAM + Impact X Mentoring Cohorts.

HONS 265 (Storytelling with Data) and HONS 390 (Honors Impact X) are both being offered this Fall and heavily emphasize aspects of Mentoring and Storytelling, as well as several other benefits, including;

  • Learn how to tell/ share your story with data
  • Explore entrepreneurial concepts and innovative business strategies
  • Participate in pitch competitions and give public presentations
  • Attend networking events with Charleston-area entrepreneurs
  • Receive regular mentorship from peers, program alumni, and faculty

Students may apply for either course by March 31. Priority will be given to students who have taken HONS 205. Apply here: HONS 265 & HONS 390

Please contact Professor Affonso for any additional information.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Info Session

Through its variety of grants, the Fulbright program offers students the opportunity to work, study, and live in another country for up to one year after graduation in one of the over 140 Fulbright partner countries.

A Fulbright can be a great way to begin graduate study, continue research, or pursue a meaningful gap year experience. Students pursuing a Fulbright must have completed their undergraduate degree by the start of the Fulbright grant period and select one of the opportunities listed below:

English Teaching Assistantship: Teach English to students ranging in age from pre-k to college while engaging with the local community.

Open Study: Pursue a master’s degree in one of the many available one-year degree programs, including through a number of field-specific grants.

Open Research: Propose a year-long research project on the topic of your choice in any of the Fulbright countries or pursue one of the field-specific grants in the Arts, Business, or STEM fields.

To learn more about the Fulbright program and the unique opportunities it provides, attend our upcoming info session on March 22nd in Maybank Room 103, from 3-4 PM.

Click here to RSVP for the event. If you cannot attend or have further questions, please contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards at nationalawards@cofc.edu.

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 (sarah@ridgemediallc.com)

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!