Volunteer with the Charleston Parks Conservancy

Volunteer with the Charleston Parks Conservancy
Garden in the Parks
Tuesdays & Thursdays at Colonial Lake | 9-11am

From watering to weeding, planting to pruning, our volunteers work alongside Conservancy staff to keep our parks looking beautiful. (No experience necessary!). For more information, visit the website. To sign up, please fill out the volunteer waiver.

Posted on April 26, 2019 in Community Engagement

Apply to CofC’s One-Year MBA Program!

One Year. Low Cost. High Return. That’s a CofC MBA.

As a member of the Honors College, you understand ROI — the amount you put into your college experience is what you get out of it. You’ve done the hard work, but now it’s time to take your skills to the next level. The Charleston MBA delivers unique value to students like you in the following ways:

 

 

  • One Year — Our accelerated program condenses a traditional two-year MBA into one rigorous year, ensuring that you not only save a year of tuition and fees, but also re-enter the workforce quickly, and graduate with critical business knowledge.
  • Low Cost — In a time of rising tuition for so many MBA programs, the Charleston MBA stands out as an affordable program. Compared to our competitors, it truly is one of the best values in business education.
  • Transformative Education — We work with business leaders to identify the core professional development skills, knowledge and perspectives that make graduates stand out in the global talent marketplace.
  • A Life-Long Network — Our graduates gain access to a tight-knit network of fellow alumni, faculty, mentors and others associated with the program. Seeing so many of our grads hire our grads speaks to the career impact this network can have.
  • Job Placement — The results speak for themselves. In 2018, U.S. News & World Report recognized The College of Charleston MBA as #1 in the country for its 100% job placement rate.

We invite you to explore our website or schedule a visit to learn how our program offers unparalleled value. Ready to invest in yourself? Start your application now.

Posted on April 24, 2019 in Uncategorized

Honors Engaged Liaison Applications

Honors is seeking students to serve as Honors Engaged Liaisons for the 2019-2020 academic year. Students will be selected based on an application, and in some cases, an interview. The complete job description for this position can be found here.

 

Honors Engaged Liaisons…

  • Commit to at least 3 work hours per week in the Fall, and at least 6 work hours per week in the Spring.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact between the Honors College and community partners.
  • Are required to engage directly with the community through the project they lead.
  • Mentor freshmen, helping them to adjust to their new roles in the community and guiding reflection on their experience.
  • Engage in extensive written communication with students, community partners, and project directors.
  • Track project attendance, read and comment on assignments, and host multiple reflection meetings throughout the year.
  • Are required to attend team meetings and prepare for them by completing assigned readings.
  • Are required to complete an academic project related to their work in the community and present their research at the Lowcountry Citizens’ Summit.

Requirements:

  • Member of the Honors College in good standing
  • Completed Honors Engaged requirement
  • Strong desire to engage in the community
  • Strong desire to serve as a peer mentor
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Time management and prioritization skills

To Apply: Apply using the online application.

Posted on April 24, 2019 in Community Engagement, Honors Leadership

USC School of Medicine Greenville – Info Session

USCSOMG Information Session
Thursday, April 25th, 6pm
SSMB, Room 129

If you plan to apply to medical school, you will want to attend this information session with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville. Admissions Coordinator Lucy Conaway will be on campus to talk about this medical school that has become very popular with our pre-med students over the past few years. The first 6 weeks of their curriculum is EMT training because they want their medical students to be able to lay hands on patients from the time they begin. The medical school is located on the grounds of the Greenville Hospital System, which has an excellent reputation in the healthcare community. They pride themselves on being patient-focused. Over the past few years they have made generous scholarship awards to students who have been accepted from the College of Charleston.

 

 

Posted on April 23, 2019 in Announcements & Events

Virtual Data Visualization Research Opportunity

If you are interested in early research in Data Visualization with The Economic Graph in Summer 2019, please contact Professor Lancie Affonso at affonsol@cofc.edu.

What is the Economic Graph?

The Economic Graph is a digital representation of the global economy based on over 610 million members, 50 thousand skills, 30 million companies, 20 million open jobs, and 84 thousand schools. In short: it’s all the data on LinkedIn. Learn more about the Economic Graph here.

Posted on April 14, 2019 in Research

Summer Employment Opportunities at the Office of Cultural Affairs

The City of Charleston’s Office of Cultural Affairs is looking for a Box Office Assistant Manager and Intern Management Assistant for this summer. This is a great opportunity to get involved with the local arts scene and gain management experience. Neither positions require a full summer’s commitment, so it will also allow interested students to pursue other forms of employment or internships. Each position’s full job description is linked below:

Box Office Assistant Manager
Intern Management Assistant

If you are interested in either internship, please send your application, resume, and background check to Hannah Wathen (Wathenh@charleston-sc.gov) and Mindy Manziano (WOODM@charleston-sc.gov).

Posted on April 14, 2019 in Internships & Jobs

Summer Undergraduate Research at MUSC

Seeking an undergraduate for a 10-week summer research project involving RNA-protein interactions in the context of cancer (more below). The position has a salary of $4000 and the participation dates are May 28 to Aug 2, 2019.

Research project: Research will focus on the study of RNA-protein interactions in the context of cancer, using cell and molecular biology methodologies, such as immunofluorescence, confocal microscopy, molecular cloning, cell culture, RNA and protein extraction, western blotting, qRT-PCR. For more details, visit: http://regmed.musc.edu/Faculty/KourtidisA.htm.

About the program: The position is part of the “MUSC SC INBRE Research Experience for Undergraduates”. It is funded by SC INBRE, an NIH program grant, with the aim of promoting undergraduate training in South Carolina. The student will be employed for 10 weeks at 40 hours per week with a salary of $10/hr. In addition to the research project, the student will be supported in attending a research symposium to present their findings.

Application process: Contact Dr. Antonis Kourtidis (kourtidi@musc.edu). A transcript and a faculty reference are requested.

Posted on April 11, 2019 in Research

Summer Product Marketing Internship at LendingTree

To Apply: https://www.lendingtree.com/careers/jobs/?gh_jid=1570430

Where: LendingTree Charleston Office (Cigar Factory)

Pay: Competitive

What You’ll Be Doing:
-Marketing Analytics & Reporting (Excel-based reporting, pivot tables and VLookups, CAKE and Site Catalyst reporting)
-Conduct competitive analysis, keyword research, run tests, and more
-Assist in affiliate management (sales, contract management, creative approvals and campaign setup) in performance marketing
-Setup and monitor tracking of digital campaigns
-Learning fundamental best practices for digital marketing (display, email, search and social) and Pay-Per-Call campaign optimization
-Monitor compliance and fraud on marketing materials in market
-Conduct keyword discovery and competitive research
-Conduct multivariate campaign testing and optimization
-Meeting with different teams within the Company to learn how we’re all integrated and how we can better serve each other and collaborate

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email former intern/CofC Honors Student, Leanna Conti (contilm@g.cofc.edu)

Posted on April 9, 2019 in Internships & Jobs

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