Archive | March, 2021

Part-Time Job Opportunity with the City of Charleston

The City of Charleston is currently hiring a part-time Recreation Leader at the Hazel Parker Playground & Community Center (70 East Bay St.). The pay rate is $13.00/hour with hours primarily on weekday afternoons with some evenings and weekends. Recreation leaders are responsible for assisting and supporting the activities and operations for community center activities. Aside from this, the position requires leaders to monitor spectators and participants to ensure orderly conduct.

Please note that CPR and First Aid certifications are required within 6 months of employment. You can apply for this position via the online application.

Any questions? Please contact Sarah Stern at (843) 958-6485.

Posted on March 29, 2021 in Internships & Jobs

Apply to be a Peace Corps Campus Ambassador!

Are you interested in pursuing a future with the Peace Corps? Consider applying to be a Peace Corps Campus Ambassador for the 2021-2022 academic year!

Peace Corps Campus Ambassadors serve as peer-to-peer outreach experts on undergraduate university campuses nationwide. Working closely with Peace Corps Recruiters, Campus Ambassadors use their campus connections to spread the word about Peace Corps. The Peace Corps supports each Campus Ambassador’s professional growth through individualized mentorship with a Peace Corps Recruiter, opportunities for active involvement in the national Campus Ambassadors community, and a letter of recommendation that the Peace Corps Recruiter may write for the Campus Ambassador upon their successful completion of the program.

For a full list of responsibilities and expectations, check out the full position description. Apply to be an Ambassador here. Have any questions? Contact abassadors@peacecorps.gov.

Posted on March 17, 2021 in Campus Involvement

Independent Research Opportunity at MUSC

Dr. Naohiro Yamaguchi’s lab is looking for undergraduate students to perform independent research at MUSC. The lab research has a focus on molecular biology and biochemistry looking at the function and regulatory mechanism of calcium transporting proteins as they are important in various muscle diseases. The student would participate in performing experiments such as DNA construction and expression, and functional assay of the calcium ion channel activity.

Ideal candidates would be a sophomore or junior who are interested in biomedical research. Candidates are expected to perform independent research for 10 hours or more per week. Longer time in the summer would be preferred. No prior lab experience is necessary as the lab will train the individual; however, strong motivation for research is required. Individuals wanting to perform independent research for Honors Immersed and/or a Bachelor’s Essay are preferred.

Interested individuals can contact Dr. Yamaguchi at yamaguch@musc.edu or current Honors College senior Savannah Heitmann at heitmannsp@g.cofc.edu.

Posted on March 16, 2021 in Research

Internship Opportunities at Mercedes-Benz Vans

Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC, located in Ladson, SC, currently has openings for internships in Human Resources, Customer Solutions Engineering, and Engineering. These positions are perfect for students in Business, Engineering, Data Science, or any related degree programs. Job descriptions, responsibilities, and qualifications are linked below:

Posted on March 10, 2021 in Internships & Jobs

College of Medicine (COM) Coaches at MUSC

Are you a pre-health student considering a career in medicine? Consider signing up for a College of Medicine (COM) Coach! COM Coaches are current medical students at MUSC here to mentor you and help you navigate the medical school application process. Whether you are preparing to apply for medical school in the coming months or are planning to in a few years, this program can be a valuable resource for you as you navigate this career path.

Volunteers are willing to meet monthly, but can also meet more or less often depending on your need. Currently, meetings are virtual. Volunteers can do everything from helping you find shadowing opportunities at MUSC, giving advice on ways to get more involved on your campus, giving advice on finding research opportunities and health-related volunteer activities, and give you information and suggestions on applying to and interviewing for medical school.

Interested? Sign up to be matched with a COM Coach through the Google Form. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Parker McDuffie via email at MUSCCOMCoaches@gmail.com.

Posted on March 9, 2021 in Uncategorized

Volunteer with the UPLIFT Program!

The Lonon Foundation (TLF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation whose mission is to help children affected by a parent or caregiver’s cancer diagnosis find comfort, heal, and grow from their shared experiences. With the help of undergraduate and graduate students, TLF’s UPLIFT Program provides free monthly events for children ages 6-17 affected by a parent or caregiver’s cancer.

UPLIFT provides great VIRTUAL volunteer opportunities and ways to further get involved with the Charleston community. If you are not interested in directly working with kids, we have administrative and fundraising volunteer opportunities as well! To get involved, visit our website and fill out the volunteer application, or email dombrowskieg@g.cofc.edu.

Posted on March 1, 2021 in Community Engagement
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