Summer Internships At Duke

What: Duke University is looking for college students to fulfill paid internships with Duke Summer Session. The Summer College for High School students is seeking staff members who will serve as positive role models, use sound judgment when making decisions, and have a genuine interest in participating in the academic and social development of adolescents. Qualifications required vary, so be sure to check the individual position requirements before applying.

To Apply: Submit the online application by May 30, 2018

For more information, visit the program’s website.

Posted on March 29, 2018 in Internships & Jobs

MUSC Full-Time Summer Research Assistant Position

Seeking an undergraduate student searching for a summer job in an MUSC lab. The job would be to work with Dr. Jonathan J. Halford in an electroencephalography (EEG) research project, which would require proficiency in a range of computer skills (however, knowledge of programming is not necessary). Pay will be around $11/hour with full-time employment throughout the summer with the opportunity for part-time employment during the school year. Rising sophomores and juniors who are science majors are preferred.

If you are interested in interviewing for this position, please email your CV to Dr. Halford at

Posted on March 29, 2018 in Internships & Jobs, Research

Applications Now Open: The German Chancellor Fellowship for Tomorrow’s Leaders

Applications for the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s German Chancellor Fellowship are now open. The German Chancellor Fellowship allows seniors, recent graduates, and graduate students to spend one year conducting a project of their design with the host of their choice in Germany. The project can be in any field, but should be research-based and create a positive long-term impact. Benefits include full financial support, a language course, and a study tour culminating with meeting Chancellor Angela Merkel. More information on the German Chancellor Fellowship and the online application is available here

Although applications are not due until September 15, 2018,  applicants are encouraged to begin drafting project proposals and securing host affiliations early. Questions regarding this opportunity can be sent to Alexandra Hoenscheid, Program Coordinator for American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at 

Please contact Dr. Anton Vander Zee, Director of Nationally Competitive Awards, at if you would like support in applying for this fellowship.

Posted on March 20, 2018 in Research, Scholarships, Grants & Awards, Study Abroad

Apply for Alumni Association Scholarship

CofC Honors students pursuing a major within the School of Sciences and Mathematics are encouraged to apply for the Quattrochi Scholarship.

The Quattrochi Merit Scholarship was created by Peter Lawrence Quattrochi and Jane Elizabeth Quattrochi ’93, for students at the College of Charleston. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and an original essay.

All scholarship applications and materials must be submitted by April 20, 2018. It will be available to rising juniors or seniors with a major in the sciences or mathematics who have at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA.   The application and more information is available here.


Posted on March 20, 2018 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Summer 2018 Job Opportunity with NSLC

What:  The National Student Leadership Conference runs conferences on the campuses of major universities across the country, inviting a select group of outstanding high school students to participate in its fast-paced, high-level, interactive summer sessions.  This program is seeking Site Assistants for sites around the country. Site Assistants are responsible for completing the daily tasks of the NSLC on-site office, not directly teaching or working with the NSLC students. SAs generally work the entire summer, from set-up to break-down of the site. Site assistants will be paid a stipend at the end of each session. NSLC pays for room and board, as well as transportation to and from the conference.

When: Dates will vary depending on the site for which you apply. The dates for each site can be found on the application.

To Apply:  Applications can be found here. Site-specific details will be found on the application portal.

A complete job description can be found here.

If you have any questions, please contact Madison Akins-Banman at

Posted on March 6, 2018 in Internships & Jobs

Department of Defense SMART and Stokes Scholarships

What: Department of Defense scholarships provide cash awards to students who have demonstrated ability and aptitude for excelling in STEM fields in disciplines of importance to DoD. Both of the scholarships listed would be especially beneficial for students majoring in Computer Science or other STEM majors. More information about specific scholarships can be found under “Learn More.”

To Apply: 2019 deadlines for these scholarships are tentative, as finalists for 2018 scholarships have already been selected.





Learn More

SMART Scholarship

The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program has been established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing technical degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The program aims to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at DoD facilities. Learn more about the SMART Scholarship here.

Stokes Scholarship

The Stokes Educational Scholarship Program, formerly known as the Undergraduate Training Program, facilitates the recruitment of individuals, particularly minority high school students, who have demonstrated skills critical to NSA. Stokes is open to high school seniors planning on majoring in computer science or computer/electrical engineering.

As an NSA employee with the Stokes Program, you will attend college full-time, receive up to $30,000 per year for tuition and mandatory fees, and work during the summers at NSA for 12 weeks in areas that are related to your course of study. You’ll acquire real-world experience and receive a year-round salary. You must maintain at least a 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale each semester/quarter in the freshman year and a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale each semester/quarter after the freshman year. If selected as a program participant, you are required to work in your area of study for NSA after your college graduation for at least one-and-one-half times the length of study. If you leave NSA employment earlier, you must reimburse the government for your tuition. Learn more about the Stokes Scholarship here.

Posted on February 26, 2018 in Internships & Jobs, Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Attend former Charleston mayor Joe Riley’s course on International African American Museum

This spring Citadel professor and former Charleston mayor Joeseph P. Riley, Jr. is teaching a new course that is open to the public. The course is titled “Why and How: The Making of the International African American Museum”. The class takes place on Tuesdays from 3:30-5pm in various locations and features different guest speakers.

The course aims to be as much a study of history learned through the culmination of decades of work by church historians, genealogists, and storytellers as it is a business case study of what goes into taking on a major public project of this kind.

See full course schedule here.

Posted on February 12, 2018 in Announcements & Events, Community Engagement

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