Compete in the Dept. of Defense Cyber Sentinel Skills Challenge

The Cyber Sentinel Skills Challenge is your chance to showcase your skills, win your share of $15,000 in cash prizes, and kickstart a career with the US Department of Defense

The Challenge: A remote competition that brings together participants from top universities, industry organizations, and training programs to face a series of real-world scenarios that test their skills in various aspects of cybersecurity, simulating actual cybersecurity situations faced by the DoD.

Benefits: $15,000 prize pool + Exclusive recruiting opportunities with the DoD.

Great Fit For: All cyber and IT enthusiasts across the United States to showcase their skills and compete for cash prizes & job opportunities!

How to Apply: Online application by May 15.

 

Faculty Lecture Series: She-Demons, Sensuous Goddesses, and Sorceresses

Join Honors College Faculty Fellow and Spanish faculty member Dr. Sharonah Fredrick for a Faculty Lecture Series discussion, She-Demons, Sensuous Goddesses, and Sorceresses: Wither the Female Image in Non-Western Mythology?

When: Wednesday, April 10, 12:00 – 12:50 p.m. in Addlestone 127.

The discussion will focus on three archetypes of magical and rebellious females in world folklore and literature, and ask: What are the elements that made, and make, these images of strong and often dominant women popular in both matriarchal and patriarchal societies?

  • Plus, free lunch!

Join the Conversation: Free and open to all; No registration necessary.

Free training program for first-year computer science and software engineering students

Calling all first-year students interested in tech! The SEO Tech Developer First-Year Academy is offering a free training program.

The Program: A 16-week free training program for underserved college students interested in software engineering, computer science, and cybersecurity.

Great Fit For:

  • Expected to graduate in 2027
  • Interested in learning how to code or improve existing skills
  • Enrolled in Computer Science or similar majors, or are exploring tech
  • Strong interest in pursuing a career as a software engineer or similar roles
  • Ability to commit to five hours of self-paced coursework weekly from early January through late April 2024

How to Apply: Online application by December 10.

Graduated Seniors: Have you Thought About a Service Year?

Spend a service year (Fall ’23-Summer ’24) with Hands of Hope AmeriCorps caring for infants and children up to age six who are at risk for abuse and neglect in Houston, TX.

The Opportunity: Hands of Hope members will work collaboratively with other AmeriCorps Members in the home to ensure that children’s physical, emotional, and mental needs are met.

  • A one-year commitment that can make a lifelong impact on a child
  • Live in a private, gated community
  • Receive a $23,800 annual living allowance, paid bi-weekly

More Details? Contact Darean Talmadge, Human Resources Coordinator (dtalmadge@casahope.org; 713.529.0639)

Apply Online: https://www.casahope.org/hands-of-hope-application

Generative AI Summer Hack Hosted by Charleston Hacks

Build, connect and learn with the Charleston Tech community.

The Event: The Charleston Summer Hacks are a community-run, 5-hour in-person hackathon focused on fostering innovation and collaboration to contribute to the growth of Charleston, South Carolina as a thriving technology hub.

When/Where: Two nights of hacking, both held at the downtown Charleston Tech Center:

  • Monday, June 12, 5-10pm – Generative AI Hackathon
  • Wednesday June 21, 5-10pm – Hack for Good

Benefits: get plugged in to the Charleston tech community, sharpen your skills, and develop innovative solutions to real-world problems.

More Details/Register: charlestonhacks.devpost.com

Summer REU: An NSF-supported Research Opportunity in Cybersecurity

An NSF REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) focused on Hardware and Embedded System Security and Trust (RHEST) is now accepting applications for the 2023 program.

The REU: RHEST hosts 10 undergraduate students at the University of Cincinnati for 10 summer weeks each year to work on research projects in the area of hardware and embedded systems security and trust.

  • Students will work closely with faculty mentors, advance their knowledge and hands-on skills in hardware and embedded systems security and trust, and develop professional skills for their future careers in computing.

Funding Support: Participants receive $7000 stipend, meal allowance, free housing, and travel support.

Keep the Streak Going: A CofC Honors student participated in the program last year!

How to Apply: Apply online by March 13.

 

 

Paid Student Intern Opportunity with URCA

The Office of Undergraduate and Creative Activities (URCA) is seeking a student intern to provide administrative support.

The Opportunity: A paid, on-campus internship that will support the URCA director in marketing, communication, grant application administration, event planning, and more.

Great Fit For: Students interested in grant applications and/or the academic research process / Students looking for professional administrative experience / Students with excellent written and verbal communication skills

How to Apply: Download the application and then submit 1) the completed application and 2) a copy of your resume to URCA Director Dr. Beth Sundstrom (sundstrombl@cofc.edu) by January 31, 2023.

  • Reach out to Dr. Sundstrom with any questions about the position or application process.

Employment Requirements:

  • Be a second-year, third-year, or fourth-year Honors College student in good standing
  • Be able to commit to being employed for the full academic year
  • Have advanced proficiency in the use of Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Canva, and Publisher
  • Have advanced proficiency in social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
  • Have strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Have experience with Cascade or other web design software (desired)

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Respond to emails as directed by the Director
  • Assist in the management of the URCA office
  • Process grant applications
  • Market opportunities
  • Manage social media presence
  • Manage data and website
  • Assist with planning and execution of URCA and Honors College events
  • Manage spreadsheet and database

Compensation:

  • $10.00/hr.
  • 10 hours per week

We are able to accommodate work-study students, so we encourage applications from anyone with that designation.

 

2 MUSC Full Time Positions

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is currently seeking two current seniors/ recent graduates for full-time positions!

These two opportunities are great for any graduating senior or recent graduate interested in pursuing Health Administration.

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is seeking a Program Assistant for the Addiction Sciences Division. The candidate will assist the study team in the recruitment of research participants, the collection of psychological research data, data entry and organizational tasks for studies being conducted in the Addiction Sciences Division. The candidate will work on research studies which focus on the study of and development of interventions for veterans and addiction. The candidate will be directly involved in the collection of questionnaire, interview, laboratory and other research data.

Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 4: $28,216.00 – $40,210.00 – $52,204.00 (min – mid – max)

For more information, please check here!

The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences is seeking a Program Assistant for the Addiction Sciences Division. The candidate will assist the Principal Investigator in supporting an NIH funded educational trailing program: Enhancing Diversity in Alcohol Research (EDAR). The individual will be responsible for supporting EDAR trainees, including doctoral psychology trainees in alcohol research. This individual will be responsible for program administrative support, including trainee support, scheduling, and program related data tracking. This position will also include some research related duties, including the collection of psychological research data, data entry and other organizational tasks.

Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 4: $29,061.00 – $41,415.00 – $53,769.00 (min – mid – max)

For more information, please check here!