Udall Scholarship for Environmental Interests

What: Are you working towards positive solutions to environmental challenges? Have you demonstrated your commitment to one of this area through public service? Do you inspire and motivate others to take action? Are you committed to making a difference through civility and consensus building?

Apply / Deadline : If so, consider applying for a Udall Scholarship through the College’s Office of Nationally Competitive Awards. CofC can nominate up to 8 students for this prestigious award. The application deadline is March 8, but you should plan on sharing a complete draft of your application with the National Awards office no later than February 20.

Learn More

Udall Scholars are selected on the basis of:

  • Commitment to a career related to the environment, or to tribal public policy, or to American Indian health care;
  • Leadership, public service, consensus building, and integrity;
  • Academic achievement
  • An understanding of the Udall legacy, demonstrated through the application essay.

The Udall Scholarship provides

  • Access to the Udall Alumni Network: an association of environmental and tribal leaders and public servants sharing innovative ideas, professional advice, and job and internship opportunities.
  • Four days in Tucson, Arizona, at Scholar Orientation: extending your professional network, meeting other scholars and alumni, and learning new skills.
  • Up to $5,000 for eligible academic expenses.

If interested in this or other awards, e-mail Dr. Vander Zee, director of the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards, or drop by his office hours on the second floor of 10 Green Way, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30 to 12:00, or by appointment. You can also learn more about this and other awards at the Awards Search and News site.


Posted on January 16, 2018 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

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 November 29, 2017 in Internships & Jobs

PPRNet Internship

What: PPRNet is a primary care practice-based research network, intended to improve primary care practice through research and education. It is in the process of morphing into a non-profit foundation and would like an intern to help with webpage design, social media, education, and outreach activities.

To Apply: Contact Dr. Steven Ornstein at Steven.Ornstein@pprnet.org

Posted on November 8, 2017 in Internships & Jobs

Interior Design Internship with DeGuise Interiors

DeGuise Interiors is an award-winning, full-service interior design firm seeking a creative, go-getting intern eager to learn all the facets of the design field. This internship will give students an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in all facets of interior design and business and is open to any major.






More Information

Tasks: These will depend on skill level and interests, however tasks may include helping with day to day operations, organizing fabric samples and wallpaper books, learning about products/buying/inventory for a showroom and for individual interior design projects with actual clients, some social media assistance, blog writing, assisting on interior design projects, creating renderings, and assisting with management of our e-commerce site. Tasks may also include assistance with online interior design where everything will be done completely virtually instead of traditional face-to-face meetings, including helping choose furnishings, color samples, or creating renderings on CAD programs.

Qualifications/Skills Required: Must be highly motivated, well organized, detail oriented, a strong communicator, and a fun-loving team player. Ideal candidate will be capable and ready to jump in as a seamless part of the design “family” as you gain invaluable experience outside of the classroom. In addition to a creative learning opportunity, you will gain exposure to project management and logistical experience vital to project workflows. Knowledge of Photoshop and Microsoft Office would be useful, is but not required.

Skills Learned During Internship: Creative Learning, business experience, client relations, customer relationship management, professional development, project management, multi-tasking, all facets of small business, website development, marketing, social media, and event planning

For more information on DeGuise Interiors, visit their website

For more information on this opportunity, contact Mackenzie Boone at mackenzie@deguiseinteriors.com

Posted on November 8, 2017 in Internships & Jobs

Funding for Conferences, Projects, Programs, etc

What: The Student Outreach Program provides support to undergraduate students at the College of Charleston in endeavors that provide opportunities for growth as global citizens and the ability to serve as representatives of the institution beyond the campus community. The primary goal of the Student Outreach Program is to assist individual students (not connected to a registered student organization nor a department sponsored program) with costs associated with projects or programs that allow them to enhance their academic experience, develop a professional network and promote the quality programs and resources offered by the College to a broad and diverse audience. The Student Outreach request form, located on OrgSync, must be submitted by 5:00pm on Monday during the fall and spring semesters. Forms should be submitted at least four weeks prior to the commencement of the intended event.

For More Information: Reference The Compass pg 23

Posted on October 3, 2017 in Announcements & Events, Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Spring & Summer in DC Programs

What: Spend a semester in the nation’s capital with students from around the country and world who are all passionate about public policy issues and making an impact on the world. The intensive schedule is designed to maximize your time in Washington by combining learning in the classroom with practical internship experience. When you picture your future, do you see yourself on writing legislation, going to law school, working as a Foreign Service officer or perhaps researching public and international policy issues? If so, this is the program for you. Learn more about the DC Internships Capital Semester Program. Summer programs exist in Journalism & Communications, International Affairs, Public Policy & Economics, Community Leadership & Service, Business & Government Affairs, Leadership & the American Presidency, and Legal Studies.

Spring 2018: Early application deadline is October 5th and final application deadline is November 10th.

Summer 2018: Early application deadline is December 5th, priority application deadline is February 7th, and final application deadline is March 13th.

Posted on September 26, 2017 in Announcements & Events, Internships & Jobs

After School Volunteers Needed

What:  Cusabo Scholars, a subsidiary of Cusabo Nation Lacrosse (CNL), started in 2016, was developed to bring CNL’s vision to fruition by supporting players off the field. Cusabo Scholars attend peninsula elementary schools and come to CofC from 3:30-5:30 Monday through Thursday for programming with CofC mentors/advocates under the direction of a Cusabo Scholar site coordinator. Fall 2017 will consist of 10 Cusabo Scholars, and Spring 2018 will serve up to 20 Cusabo Scholars.

Needed: 4-8 CofC student volunteers IMMEDIATELY  to serve as mentors/advocates for Cusabo Scholars for the 2017-2018 school year. Ideally, CofC students commit for a semester on M/W or T/TH schedule. However, if you are interested and can only commit one day a week, please let us know. Mentors/advocates will be trained in youth development, advocacy, mentorship, culturally relevant practices, reflective listening, and communication skills, including conflict/resolution and supported by the Site Coordinator and Program Developer.

Contact: Dr. Margaret Hagood, Professor of Literacy and Cusabo Scholars@CofC Program Director (hagoodm@cofc.edu).


Posted on September 19, 2017 in Community Engagement

NASA DEVELOP National Program – Opportunity for Students & Recent Grads

What: NASA DEVELOP National Program

Where: NOAA’s National Center for Environmental Information (NCEI) in downtown Asheville, NC

When: 10-week programs are available during the summer, fall, and spring

Who: Anyone 18 and over, including currently enrolled college students and recent graduates

Why: Enhance technical and professional skills, receive and introduction to NASA Earth observation capabilities, and gain research and scientific communication experience.

How: See more details on the event flyer. Apply here!


Posted on June 12, 2017 in Internships & Jobs, Research

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