Looking for a job working with wildlife? Read tips from a CofC Honors Alum

CofC Honors alumna Caitlin Black ’12 is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Cambridge Department of Zoology.  Dr. Black recently established the blog Ten Track Mind: A Zoologist’s Guide to Curious Places (tentrackmind.com). Current students who are interested in pursuing a career in wildlife should check out her post on the “10 Best Websites to Find a Job Working with Wildlife”.

Posted on May 8, 2018 in Uncategorized

CofC 1-Year MBA Program

 

CofC’s full-time, accelerated MBA program encourages CofC Honors graduates to apply. The program is one year, offers in-state tuition for all students, and has been recognized for 100% job placement for its graduates.

Focus areas in: Finance, Hospitality Revenue Management, and Marketing.

To learn more about the program visit mbacharleston.com.

Interested in applying? Contact Karen Salem, MBA director of admissions, at salemk@cofc.edu or 843.953.8112.

Posted on May 4, 2018 in Uncategorized

Research Specialist I Position

What: Under the supervision of the PI, the selected research specialist will perform analytical experiments including cell isolation and electrophysiology, and in vitro experiments using isolated cardiomyocytes and electrophysiological fluorescence measurements. This specialist will also design and maintain electrophysiological and fluorometric biomedical equipment and implement computer code for analysis of imaging data. Job duties include cell culture, literature research, experiments, isolating cardiomyocytes from rats, assist in undergraduate training, maintain day-to-day operations of the lab, perform molecular biology assays, and perform other duties as assigned by the PI. This position requires 40 hours per week and involves working with animals.

To Apply: Applicants must have at least a high school diploma and two years work experience in a clinical or research setting. A bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, or other natural, life or healthcare science may be substituted for the two years of required experience. Please send cover letter, resume, and availability to zhaxi@musc.edu.

Posted on April 26, 2018 in Internships & Jobs, Research

TEDxCharleston: Call For Ideas

Applications are now open for the next TEDxCharleston event, CURRENTS.

Apply to Speak | Apply to Perform

CURRENTS are powerful, persistent and often unperceived forces that enhance our world and inspire transformation.

What trends are rising to the surface? How are science, art, culture and conversation making waves and evolving to meet the needs of future communities? What changes are happening that parallel and challenge our history?

TEDxCHarleston wants to hear your BIG idea. Submit your CURRENTS application to speak or perform now.

Posted on April 26, 2018 in Announcements & Events

Math Lab Positions for Fall 2018

Are you interested in being a math tutor? There are positions open for math lab tutors for the Center for Student Learning for the Fall 2018 semester.

If interested, please fill out the application here.

Posted on April 10, 2018 in Internships & Jobs

Hands of Hope Internship

What: Hands of Hope is Casa de Esperanza’s internship program which recruits young adults who have a desire to help abused, neglected and HIV positive children through work with the agency. Hands of Hope Interns commit one year to live and work with these vulnerable children in the Residential Program’s agency foster homes. Responsibilities include daily care of the children, household management, and the coordination of medical appointments and therapy sessions. The Hands of Hope Interns also work with caseworkers, psychological staff and community volunteers on a routine basis to ensure that the children in placement receive the highest quality of care.

Who: Recent college graduates, applicants must be 21+ years old

To Apply: The program’s application can be found here. Casa de Esperanza accepts applications year-round.

Additional information can be found on the program’s website. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Diehl at stephanie@casahope.org.

Posted on April 9, 2018 in Community Engagement, Internships & Jobs

Apply to be a Tutor in the Center For Student Learning

The Center for Student Learning (CSL) is starting to hire peer tutors for the Fall 2018 semesters. Tutoring positions are available in Math, Science, Writing, Accounting, Foreign Language, Speaking, and more!

More details are available here. To apply, click here.

Questions? Call the CSL at 843-953-5635.

Posted on April 5, 2018 in Internships & Jobs

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 info@americanfriends-of-avh.org. 

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

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

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