Archive | February, 2021

Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) Program

Through the Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) program, students can work on projects that advance the work of government on multiple fronts. Projects include helping counter violent extremism, strengthening human rights monitoring, developing virtual programs, engaging in digital communications, mapping, economic and political reporting, data analysis, graphic design, and app building. VSFS is accommodating and flexible. Through VSFS, students can intern from wherever they are – from dorm rooms to libraries to coffee shops, or anywhere in the world with a broadband or Internet connection. This internship is not paid, but students can gain valuable work experience through this program.

Applications for this program open from July 1-31 and projects begin at the beginning of September. Check out the program’s website for more information.

Posted on February 26, 2021 in Internships & Jobs

2022 FBI Honors Internship Program

Discover an insider’s perspective on FBI operations while gaining unparalleled experience with our Honors Internship Program. The Honors Internship Program is a 10-week, paid internship for college undergraduate and graduate students. While exploring our exciting career options, students work side-by-side with FBI employees at our Washington, D.C.-area Headquarters or in Field Offices around the country. Open to a wide range of academic areas, this internship offers experiences students can’t find elsewhere. Interns with a bachelor’s degree who are enrolled in a full-time graduate program will receive GS-5 pay. All other full-time students, including dual-enrollment students, will receive GS-4 pay, including undergraduate students enrolled in a graduate course.

Although the application for 2022 does not open until August 2021, now is the time to start preparing for the application process. Until then, check out the program website for more information on the program and candidate requirements.

Posted on February 26, 2021 in Internships & Jobs

Join Minorities in Medicine!

Minorities in Medicine is a student organization that services to educate and promote diversity within the medical field. Striving to enhance the lives of members and associates, they put their best foot forward through hands-on experience in the medical field along with the services within. The organization’s service initiatives target four main areas: health education, health awareness, global health awareness, and community outreach.

Interested in joining? You can join Minorities in Medicine on Cougar Connect, follow them on Instagram at @cofc_minoritiesnmeds, or attend events and general body meetings to learn more!

If you have any questions, please contact the club at cofcmaps@gmail.com or reach out to Founder and President Katlyne Jeter at jeterks@g.cofc.edu.

Posted on February 25, 2021 in Clubs and Organizations

Neuroscience Research Opportunity at MUSC

Dr. Heather Boger’s lab is looking for a student volunteer to aid in a research project about pediatric stroke and potential treatment strategies. This is a basic science (neuroscience) project using an animal model (rat) of pediatric ischemia. The student would be participating in surgeries, behavior assessment, and brain tissue processing, and microscopic analysis.

The ideal candidate would be able to volunteer 12-15 hrs a week. No previous lab experience is necessary but would be a nice bonus. The lab would do all training of the individual, so the student would have an active role in the project, including their name associated with any presentations/publications.

Interested students should contact Dr. Boger at boger@musc.edu for more information.

Posted on February 24, 2021 in Research

Apply now for a summer product marketing internship with LendingTree

LendingTree, the nation’s largest online lending marketplace, is on the lookout for a dynamic product marketing intern for the summer. Follow in the footsteps of former Honors students who’ve parlayed a summer with the firm into post-graduate careers. An ideal opportunity for honors business students seeking a substantive summer experience.

Click below for more details, or submit an application here.

Questions? Reach out to Leanna Conti (leanna.conti@lendingtree.com).

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THE POSITION

Our former Summer Interns will tell you, LendingTree’s Internship Program is selective, challenging and structured to push the limits of what they thought they could do – and they wouldn’t have wanted it any other way. Are there easier ways to spend your summer? Absolutely. But a LendingTree Internship will help you grow professionally and also get you closer to landing a phenomenal job once you graduate – maybe even with LendingTree. Here’s what you can expect:

Real work. The only person you’ll be getting coffee for at LendingTree is yourself. You’ll be doing professional level work that will have a real impact on the business
Training. Sure you’ll learn a ton of industry skills as you contribute to your team every day, but you’ll also go through specific training on: crafting a phenomenal resume and LinkedIn profile, getting interviews and how to handle them, how to give a great presentation and more
You’re not alone. In addition from the support from your team you’ll be assigned a Mentor outside of your department who will guide you and mentor you throughout the summer
End of summer presentation. At the end of the summer every Intern gives a PPT presentation to Executives which will include a summary of what you accomplished, what you learned and 2 ideas that will either make the company money or save the company money

RESPONSIBILITIES

Competitive Intelligence – Provide re-occurring competitive insights to marketing and sales. See how we stack up against competitors and own our improvements.
Digital Marketing – Brainstorm ad copy and landing page testing ideas and see them through to execution. Own campaign management and P&L for a marketing channel.
Sales-Marketing Alignment – Work alongside sales to support issuer/bank specific marketing initiatives. Understand how we put the consumer first while also balancing the needs of our partners.
Business Analytics – Conduct exploratory analysis on marketing data to uncover trends and opportunities for optimization. Visualize your findings and present them to senior leadership.

QUALIFICATIONS

–Very forward-thinking (3.5+ GPA required) undergrad or grad student who will be graduating in Dec. 2021 or May 2022 (GPA must be listed on your resume to be considered).
–Currently majoring in Marketing, Business Admin, Economics, Finance, Data Science, Analytics, or closely related field.
–Direct experience working with large datasets and making data driven decisions – utilizing Excel functions or more advanced statistical tools.
–Preference given to candidates who have digital marketing certifications (Google Analytics, Google Ads Search, Google Ads Display, Facebook Blueprint, Hubspot, etc.) and/or data visualization certifications (Tableau, Google Data Studio, Photoshop, Canva, Excel, etc.).
–Willingness to roll up your sleeves and GET STUFF DONE.

COMPANY

LendingTree is the nation’s largest online lending marketplace. That means we connect customers with multiple lenders so they find the best deals on loans, credit cards, savings accounts and insurance. Our goal is to help people save money, and we believe the best way to do that is by giving them a way to shop for loans and compare lenders so they make their best financial choices. Our CEO Doug Lebda founded the company in 1996 after a frustrating house-hunting experience. In those days, we mostly helped people find good mortgage deals. Now, we help consumers find their best in personal loans, auto loans, business loans, student loans, credit cards, savings accounts, home equity loans and more. What else you should know:
–We’re a publicly-traded company (TREE).
–We’ve welcomed several other companies into the LendingTree family to augment our efforts at helping borrowers make their most sensible financial choices.
–We’ve built the LendingTree app and My LendingTree dashboard to give consumers tools to manage and monitor their financial health.
–We still make funny commercials.

CULTURE

We’re a fast-paced company with an entrepreneurial bend. We work hard and test our products often. We’re collaborative, ambitious, candid and high-energy. Our teammates are some of the brightest, most talented people you’ll ever work with. We care more about your smarts than we do about the kinds of clothes you wear (but please, do wear clothes to work!), and we’re pretty good about rewarding innovation, creativity and the knack for just getting stuff done (we even have an award for employees called the GSD, “Get Stuff Done”). Come work with us! LendingTree is the kind of company that not only promotes diversity and inclusion; we thrive because of these values. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion (or creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or military status.

Reach out to Leanna Conti (leanna.conti@lendingtree.com) for more info.

Posted on February 18, 2021 in Internships & Jobs
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