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The Green Heart Project is hiring a Garden Educator

The Green Heart Project, a Charleston-based nonprofit and urban farm (and long-time Honors Engaged partner), is hiring a garden educator.

The opportunity: In this role, you will be responsible for managing volunteers and leading garden-based educational programs at our partner schools. You will have the opportunity to share your passion for food and gardening with the community, and help us grow the next generation of gardeners.

  • The position can be full time or part time from 10 – 40 hr/week

Great fit for: Students who are passionate about food, health, and outdoor education, and those who love working with kids and volunteers.

How to apply: Please send your resume and a cover letter to

Posted on August 5, 2022 in Internships & Jobs

Internship opportunity with local healthcare consulting firm Knowledge Capital Group

Local healthcare consulting firm Knowledge Capital Group [KCG] seeks a dynamic, motivated, and detail-oriented student with a healthy desire to grow in a challenging, respectful, and diversified work environment.

The opportunity: Responsibilities will include general office management duties, supporting staff on client deliverable production, conducting industry research and analysis, and other tasks as needed. The intern will interface with all members of the team and will report directly to Honors alumna Misty Antonacci, Consultant.

Great fit for: Students interested in marketing, communications, business administration, mathematics, public health.

The benefits: Gain dynamic experience in a professional environment and hone your skills in marketing, business writing, communication, and more.

  • Go deeper: There’s also potential for long-term, post-grad success with the company. Several Honors students who have interned with the company in the past excelled in their roles and were ultimately hired on as full-time employees upon graduation.

How to apply: Read below for qualification and compensation details, then email your resume to Honors alumna Lauren Ollis ( by August 29, 2022.

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  • Enrolled as a Senior [preferred] or Junior in the College of Charleston Honors College
  • Marketing and graphic design experience a plus
  • Business writing experience a plus
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products; experience with MS Outlook a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated organization skills and strong problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work under deadlines/time constraints


  • $11.50/hour
  • Between 8-12 hours/week on average

To apply, please send your resume to Lauren Ollis,, by August 29, 2022. Learn more about KCG through our website (, or read about KCG’s history with the Honors College here (

Posted on August 4, 2022 in Internships & Jobs

The Math Lab is hiring tutors for the Fall semester

The College’s Math Lab is currently hiring tutors for the Fall 2022 semester.

Benefits: Tutors receive extensive training in communication strategies, skills for working with diverse populations, and methods of becoming a peer role model. It’s a great way to earn some money while supporting your peers and giving back to the college community.

Requirements: To be a tutor in the math lab, students should have at least a 3.0 GPA and have excelled in Calculus and/or statistics courses.

How to apply: Through the Center for Student Learning’s application portal:

  • More info: Email the lab’s director Rachel Hunter at with any questions.
Posted on August 2, 2022 in Campus Involvement, Internships & Jobs

Reading Partners has a gap year AmeriCorps opportunity

Reading Partners SC, a national nonprofit that provides students with reading support, has a year-long AmeriCorps opportunity in Charleston.

The opportunity: Multiple roles are available, including school-based roles and community engagement positions.

The benefits: A great opportunity to help kids learn to read AND plan your future career goals. Over 80% of our alumni described their service year as a defining professional experience.

How to apply: The application can be found on Reading Partners’ website.

Posted on August 1, 2022 in Internships & Jobs

Full and part-time positions available with North Charleston real estate firm

Real estate firm the Carla Faye Team is looking for an administrative assistant to join their fast-growing team at their office in North Charleston.

The opportunity: Take on a pivotal role in supporting the Carla Faye Team’s growing real estate operations, with flexible hours and part-time/full-time options available.

The benefits: Hone your communication, organizational, and time management skills in a supportive and fun-loving work environment.

Learn more: Click below for more details and application instructions.

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  • Administrative experience and/or Real Estate experience preferred, but not required
  • Ability to commute to office in North Charleston, SC
  • Highly Proficient in Google Drive/Docs/Sheets, Microsoft Word/Excel
  • Ability to work both independently and also collaborate as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-Oriented and Strong organizational skills while Delivering World-Class Customer Service
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) is a huge plus but is NOT a requirement


  • Optional Part-Time (Hourly Rate) or Full-Time (Salary)
  • Monday-Friday (Hours and Days are flexible)
  • Occasional Weekends On-Call to answer/direct phone calls and emails
  • Supportive & Fun-Loving Environment

How to apply: Email or Call Lindsey Perry at (843) 442-2546 for more info

Posted on August 1, 2022 in Internships & Jobs

Funded opportunity for student research assistant in local environmental exposure study

An NIH-funded research project here in Charleston is looking for a student research assistant.

The research: Investigating microplastic and phthalate exposure in wild bottlenose dolphins to understand how humans can impact the marine environment.

The Opportunity: Student researchers will participate in fieldwork with the project lead (Dr. Leslie Hart, Public Health), assist with sample preparation (including fish dissection), assist a graduate student with laboratory analyses of fish and bottlenose dolphin samples, perform literature searches and reviews, curate databases, and assist with statistical analyses and the preparation of manuscripts, reports, and presentations.

  • This is a paid ($11/hr), year-long opportunity (with the potential to last for several years); students will dedicate ~10 hours weekly during the academic year and 20 hours weekly during the summer months.

Benefits include developing new field work and lab skills, training on statistical and scientific methods, enhancing your scientific writing and presentation skills, and more.

Learn more: Click below for more details and application instructions.

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Research opportunity:

I am seeking a research assistant to help with a study that will investigate microplastic and phthalate exposure in wild bottlenose dolphins and their prey.  Undergraduate students involved in this study will participate in fieldwork with the project lead (Dr. Leslie Hart, Public Health), assist with sample preparation (including fish dissection), assist a graduate student with laboratory analyses of fish and bottlenose dolphin samples, perform literature searches and reviews, curate databases, and assist with statistical analyses and the preparation of manuscripts, reports, and presentations.  The project team will meet weekly to set monthly goals, assess project needs, evaluate project status, discuss challenges, schedule deliverables, and review topic-related journal articles.  Training on statistical methods and scientific methods will occur throughout the academic year during these weekly meetings.

Timeline and time commitment:

Students interested in this project should be prepared to assist with research during the 2022-2023 academic year and summer 2023.  Preference will be given to students interested in assisting for the 2022-2023, 2023-2024, AND 2024-2025 academic years (plus summer 2023 and 2024). Because sample collection, processing, and analysis will occur throughout the year, students will dedicate approximately 10 hours per week during the academic year and 20 hours per week during the summer months, at $11/hr.

Students engaging in this research opportunity will:

  1. Participate in field research
  2. Prepare biological samples for laboratory analyses
  3. Develop new ecotoxicological laboratory skills
  4. Perform a targeted literature search and develop a literature matrix
  5. Formulate testable research hypotheses and perform statistical analyses
  6. Enhance their scientific writing and presentation skills


  • US Citizen
  • Full-time student at the College of Charleston
  • Research assistants will be expected to commit at least 10 hours per week during the academic year and at least 20 hours per week in the summer
  • Research assistants will be expected to travel (domestically) for fieldwork (funding will be provided)

If you are interested, please send questions and the following materials to Dr. Hart ( by no later than August 11, 2022

  • Updated CV or Resume that includes all extracurricular activities and employment plans (for academic years and summers)
  • Year of Study, Major, Academic Achievements
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Statement of Interest (500 words) that includes all of the following:
    • Previous research experience, if applicable
    • What you can offer to the project and how long would you like to work on this project?
    • What you would like to get out of this experience?
    • Why you are interested in participating in this (or any) research?
    • Please describe your specific time management strategies
    • Any other relevant information that you would like to share

Posted on July 21, 2022 in Internships & Jobs, Research

The Center for Sustainable Development is hiring interns for Fall 2022

The College’s Center for Sustainable Development is hiring for multiple student internship roles this fall.

What are the positions?

  • Waste Diversion Lead: Serves as a support role for the College’s goal of achieving 90% diversion by 2025. Supports and maintains our waste diversion programs and initiatives such as our specialty recycling program, TerraCycle collection, and on campus dual-stream recycling infrastructure.
  • Cougar Changemaker Committee Chair: Leads the Cougar Changemaker Program, a student project fund that works to empower students to create and implement innovative sustainable projects. Will gain experience in grant writing, editing, mentoring, and project management.
  • Cougar Changemaker Committee Member: The Cougar Changemakers Committee is a body of 5 or more students, designated as “Case Managers”, who work closely with applicants during the submission process and collectively decide which projects will receive funding.

How to apply: On Handshake by August 1.

Posted on July 21, 2022 in Internships & Jobs

MUSC Department of Neurosurgery offers immersive new training program for CofC students

The MUSC Department of Neurosurgery is offering a new interactive training program for CofC students called the Neurosurgery Undergraduate Training and Innovation Program (NUTIP).

How it works: Students will shadow MUSC clinicians in the operating room and cadaver lab, participate in clinical rounds, and more. The aim is to expose pre-med students to real-world experience and provide them with a thorough understanding of the medical field as a whole.

  • The benefits: In addition to hands-on exposure, students will publicly present on a particular neurological disease to a group of residents and physicians and will also receive a certificate of completion from MUSC.
  • Program timeline: This program will last 15 weeks with opportunities during both the Fall ’22 and Spring ’23 semester. There’s a minimum time commitment of one day a week, though scheduling is flexible.

Who should apply: Pre-med students, particularly those interested in neurosurgery.

How to apply: complete the online application by Friday, August 5 at 11:59 p.m. To be considered, candidates must upload an updated resume and their unofficial transcript, and will be asked to answer several free-response questions.

Posted on July 13, 2022 in Internships & Jobs, Research
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