Join the Honors Team! We’re Hiring an Honors Admissions Office Intern

Help us welcome the next generation of Honors students, gaining worthwhile experience and honing valuable skills along the way!

As an intern in the Honors Admissions Office in 6 Green Way, you will provide critical support for the Honors admissions team. In this role, you will meet and communicate with prospective students and their families, process application materials, and help with Honors College information sessions and recruitment events.

Check out the job description below for more details. Once you’re ready to apply, the application portal can be found here. The deadline is Friday, July 30 by 5 p.m.

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Communicate with prospective students and families via email and phone
  • Process and review application materials
  • Help with Honors College information sessions and recruitment events
  • Create a welcome and inclusive environment for campus visitors
  • Maintain confidentiality when working with applicant and student records/information
  • Serve as a peer leader for the Honors Student Ambassadors

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail are essential
  • Passionate about the Honors College
  • Comfortable with public speaking
  • Confident with using technology (training provided on specific systems in use)
  • Able to quickly adapt to whatever is needed of them daily

Minimum Qualifications

  • All Honors College interns must be in good standing within the Honors College during their employment and committed to the values of the Honors College
  • We can accommodate federal work-study students, and we encourage applications from anyone with that designation

Compensation

  • $10.00/hour
  • Up to 8 hours per week

For additional information regarding this position contact Aleah James (jamesar@cofc.edu).

Applications should be submitted to no later than 5pm on Friday, July 30.

Posted on July 21, 2021 in Internships & Jobs

Join the Honors Team! We’re Hiring a Content and Community Manager

Fine tune your communication skills working as the voice of the Honors College!

The Content and Community Manager plays an essential role in maintaining the Honors College’s communications suite. The Manager creates content for and sustains engagement across all Honors College social media channels and publication platforms. Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Marketing and Academic Programs, the Content and Community Manager will coordinate, edit, and produce content in various forms to help maintain a consistent “voice” across all Honors College outlets.

Check out the job description below for more details. Once you’re ready to apply, the application portal can be found here. The deadline is Friday, July 30 by 5 p.m.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Create content and helps to maintain the following platforms: The Honors Hub, 10 Green Way blogsite, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and TikTok
  • Implement a communications calendar for all social media outlets and Honors College blogs
  • Engage with followers on various platforms in a timely fashion
  • Copyedit and proof an array of content
  • Monitor trends in social media channels, tools and applications, and apply that knowledge to increasing the use of social media in the Honors College
  • Design promotional materials for a variety of Honors events and initiatives in line with the CofC Brand Manual
  • Other duties as assigned
  • This position reports to the Associate Director of Marketing and Academic Programs and will also interact frequently with the Associate Director of Admissions, other student interns, as well as the Honors Student Ambassadors

Qualifications:

  • Students of all majors are encouraged to apply
  • Strong interest in working with social media and content marketing in a professional atmosphere
  • Ideally suited for students who hope to gain experience in the fields of leadership, journalism, higher education, social media marketing and/or content creation
  • Multi-tasker with initiative to self-motivate and complete tasks
  • Knowledge of social media platforms, design platforms (e.g. Canva) and basic knowledge of WordPress preferred
  • All Honors College interns must be in good standing with the Honors College during their employment and committed to the values of the Honors College

Work Schedule and Compensation:

  • Work available at up to 10 hours per week, with the option of a flexible schedule
  • Pay starts at $10/hour

For additional information regarding this position contact Nick Plasmati (plasmatinc@cofc.edu).

Applications should be submitted to no later than 5pm on Friday, July 30.

 

Posted on July 21, 2021 in Internships & Jobs

Apply now for the Career Center Internship Award

Planning on pursuing a Summer 2022 internship opportunity? Apply now for the Internship Award program administered through the Career Center.

The Internship Award will provide monetary stipends to rising sophomores and juniors in any major seeking an academic credit or non-credit summer internship.

In addition to financial support, award recipients also participate in a cohort-style  professional development throughout the upcoming academic year, with trainings intended to help students enhance their internship experience. The program will help students identify, apply for, and select their summer internships (you do not need to have an internship lined up already!).

Learn more about the award and the accompanying program, or apply today. The deadline is July 31.

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Why Apply:

  • To receive coaching on your summer internship search strategy and process
  • To meet directly with the Career Center’s Internship Coordinator to identify specific internship opportunities that meet your interests and goals
  • To learn how to make the most of your internship experience through a series of tailored professional development trainings leading up to your structured summer internship
  • To develop sustainable employer relationships through networking events and professional development opportunities for interns
  • To receive financial assistance during your summer internship

Honors students who previously won the award used it in support of internships with

  • The American Bankers Association
  • Prudential
  • MUSC’s Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)
  • The Army Corp of Engineers
  • U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
  • Fort Johnson REU Program

Posted on July 20, 2021 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Internship Opportunity: The Sophia Institute is seeking an operations intern

The Sophia Institute is a non-profit focusing on educating a national and global audience of men and women on the importance of developing wisdom, mindfulness and creating a more just, sustainable, and flourishing world.

As an intern at The Sophia Institute you will assist in many aspects of the business. You will interact with program participants and donors, assist with marketing and event planning, help manage our website, and provide administrative support. This internship is unpaid, and the deadline to apply is August, 31.

More details, including application instructions, are below.

 

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Job Title: Operations Intern

Location: Remote

Hours: Part-time position 10-15 hours a week, some weekend hours

Responsibilities:
– Support staff with fundraising efforts including using letter templates for thank you letter templates for donations, sponsorships and other correspondence
– Assist with emails/phone calls and communicate with participants/members
– Assist staff with social media platforms and marketing plan
– Support staff in event planning and management including preparing slides for Zoom screen sharing and sending out Zoom confirmation emails to registrants
– Participate in brainstorming meetings
– Aide with membership management
– Assist with special projects
– Gravitating Zoom recordings to Vimeo and if appropriate, updating passcode document

Qualifications:
– Prefer GPA of 3.0 or higher
– Pursuing BS or BA degree
– An interest in non-profits and/or small businesses
– Great interpersonal skills
– Computer skills in Google and Microsoft programs, as well as Zoom and Vimeo
– Basic knowledge of website management
– Familiarity with Social Media Platforms
– Ability to work in a busy environment
– Prefer some training in marketing and business processes
– Alignment with our vision mission

How to Apply: Email your cover letter (preferred) and resume to info@thesophiainstitute.org. Please include “Internship” in your subject line.

Deadline: August 31

Posted on July 19, 2021 in Internships & Jobs

Gain Research Experience The Department of Computer Science

Are you a Honors student interested in computational linguistics, software engineering cybersecurity, or systems biology? The Department of Computer Science are offering students the opportunity to gain research experience and to complete an essay in these topics in the fall.

If you are interested, please contact Kris Ghosh by email at ghoshk@cofc.edu.

 

Posted on June 21, 2021 in Uncategorized

Revenue Management Analyst Job Opportunity with Hertz

The revenue management department at Hertz is recruiting for an analyst role! This is a great full-time opportunity for recent or soon to be Honors graduates. This position is located in Estero, FL or surrounding areas and would be a great fit for recent graduates with a keen interest in data analysis, analytics, statistics, finance, and/or economics. The position is accompanied by a competitive salary, full benefits offering, and PTO package.

Interested? Reach out to Honors College alum Alec Ball ’18 directly via email at balla@g.cofc.edu. He has been a part of Hertz’s revenue management department for three years and can provide great advice on the transition from the Honors College to Hertz.

See more information on the position requirements and benefits below!

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Position Summary: 

The Revenue Management team’s primary focus is maximizing revenue for the Hertz portfolio of brands. Analysts use analytical models, algorithms, and tools to evaluate demand, understand fleet availability, and respond to changes in the pricing environment. Analysts must become experts for their areas of responsibility, providing insight, crafting recommendations, and implementing strategic actions.

Revenue Management Analysts use competitive data to determine pricing strategies & elasticity as well as proactively develop products and strategies to meet changing consumer and market needs. In conjunction with fundamental pricing strategies, Analysts evaluate demand forecasts and optimization outputs, implementing actions to maximize the revenue opportunity across the brand portfolio.

Revenue Management Analysts are at the heart of inter-departmental initiatives to support continued revenue growth and strategic expansions. Analysts should be comfortable working with large data sets, statistical analysis, and visualization techniques. Exposure to key stakeholders and senior management require analysts to be able to utilize quantitative data to present compelling stories tailored to the audience.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Optimize revenue for geographies, segments, and channels through effective pricing and inventory management.
  • Effectively communicate pricing and yield strategies, test results, and concerns to supervisor.
  • Identify and notify stakeholders of shifts in competitor actions and/or reactions within the marketplace. Ensure each brand’s actions are appropriate and targeted to meet our goals.
  •  Analyze and summarize data, inform management of areas of opportunity. Actively participate in post-mortem analysis, document appropriately for replication in other markets.
  • Build relationships with strategic business partners in fleet, sales, marketing, and operations to advance revenue goals quickly and in coordination with the correct stakeholders.
  • Utilize exception reporting and anomaly detection to isolate revenue opportunities and take appropriate actions to correct and capture additional revenue.
  •  Adopt a leadership role to expand usage of any key learnings to analysts across the division, and even globally.
  • Audit optimization output daily. Advise of any demand shifts, anomalies, or potential errors.

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s level degree or equivalent required: preferably in Economics, Statistics, Finance, Marketing/Business Analytics, or Revenue/Hospitality Management. Advanced degree in aforementioned field of study strongly desired.

Job Qualifications: 

  • Proficiency in Analytics, including the ability to conduct root cause analysis, identify key issues, and present succinct recommendations
  • Ability to make quick decisions, take risks, and own results
  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Process innovation and development

Preferred Skills: 

  • 1-3 years previous experience within a complex demand/supply planning environment, revenue management role, or predictive analytics field
  • Knowledge of revenue optimization, pricing science, and economic principles
  • Excellent computer skills are essential (MS Office suite proficiency)
  • Tableau and SQL skills
  • Must be willing and able to relocate to Estero, Florida or surrounding areas

Posted on June 9, 2021 in Internships & Jobs, Student Opportunity Center Listings, Uncategorized

Bike Share Study Recruitment – Participants Wanted for Data Collection

 

If you like biking and are interested in participating in research data collection, this may be for you. As a part of the Charleston Bike Share program, research is being conducted to find the differences in energy needed to use a regular bike versus an electric pedal-assist bike.

To become a participant you must be 18-40 years old, physically active, and free of any underlying health conditions. You will also have to complete a baseline fitness test and complete two 1-hour bicycle rides. 

All participates will receive a Fitness and body composition analysis, a water bottle, and $25! 

If you are interested or want more information, please contact Jenny Sella at sellajn@g.cofc.edu.

Posted on June 2, 2021 in Campus Involvement, Community Engagement, Research

Volunteer Opportunity in a MUSC Research Lab

Are you a sophomore interested in gaining some research experience? Are you looking for mentorship and training in laboratory techniques?

The Ostrowski laboratory in the Hollings Cancer Center is recruiting one or two volunteers to work on a research project that studies pancreatic cancer at the cellular and molecular levels. Volunteers will be mentored by a postdoctoral fellow and trained with related laboratory techniques. Sophomores are preferred. Volunteers are expected to work in the laboratory for 10 hours per week.

Interested? Please email your resume to hanl@musc.edu. 

Posted on May 11, 2021 in Uncategorized
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