Archive | July, 2021

Applications are open for the South Carolina Washington Program

Applications are now open for next spring’s South Carolina Washington Semester Program (WSP). The program gives students in universities and colleges across the state of South Carolina the opportunity to spend a semester working and taking classes in Washington D.C., gaining valuable experience while earning academic credit toward their degrees. Washington Semester Program students get firsthand experience with the political process, obtaining skills that will help prepare them for careers in virtually any sphere. Recent seminars have featured meetings with White House personnel, the Deputy Attorney General, cabinet secretaries, senior TV network correspondents, lobbyists, embassy officials and other national leaders.

The application is due by 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 19, 2021. Click below to learn more about the application timeline and upcoming info sessions where you can learn more about the program.

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Recruiting Timeline

I am pleased to announce we are now recruiting applicants for the Spring 2022 South Carolina Washington Semester Program.  For general program information, please click here and see below for important dates.

Application Deadline
Sunday, September 19 by 11:00 p.m. E.S.T.

Virtual Interviews
Sunday, September 26 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
*Selected candidates only

Virtual Orientation
Sunday, October 3 (9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)
*Selected candidates only

Information Sessions

Virtual information sessions for students will be offered in August/September (see schedule below).  Sessions are open to all undergraduate students enrolled in a South Carolina college/university so that they may learn about the program and how to apply.  Students can email elbery@sc.edu to request the link to join.

  • Tuesday, August 24 at 3:00 p.m.
  • Friday, August 27 at 2:30 p.m.
  • Monday, August 30 at 12:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 1 at 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, September 3 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, September 9 at 11:00 a.m.

Our Spring 2021 cohort will be returning to their home campuses soon and may be offering a time to conduct an in person information session at your institution.  

Posted on July 27, 2021 in Internships & Jobs

Women’s health startup Natalist is hiring for a Business Generalist

Natalist, a women’s health startup focused on products with a net-zero plastic footprint, is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our small team as a Business Generalist. This entry-level role will expose the selected candidate to a variety of aspects within the business to include but not limited to production operations, inventory management, marketing, sales, and customer service. This position would report to our CEO, who would provide high-level direction on each project and partner with you to bring the most value to the brand in this dynamic role.

Job Description and Application Instructions

About Natalist

Natalist is a venture-backed women’s health startup that makes beautiful, doctor-approved fertility and pregnancy essentials with a net-zero plastic footprint. We sell directly to consumers online (natalist.com) as well as in select retailers. We are proud to be funded, founded, and led by moms and are committed to supporting women with only the best.

What You’ll Do 

Community Management

  • Oversee Customer Service procedures and operations, ensuring customer complaints and inquiries are properly tracked, resolved and distilled into future product improvements
  • Help grow sales by engaging with customers on multiple online platforms (e.g. Target.com, Instagram) ensuring customers have a good experience with the brand and any concerns are addressed
  • Support social media team and special projects
  • Manage and grow our VIP, affiliate, and influencer groups

Product and Operations

  • Oversee inventory management and fulfillment procedures of Charleston warehouse/office
  • Assist with purchasing efforts and receipt of inbound shipments
  • Collaborate with Operations Manager on global supply chain operations and support with retail relations
  • Assist with office management, asset acquisition/management, and operations as needed

About you 

  • BA in Business Administration or related field
  • Marketing and/or Supply chain management coursework or experience a plus ● Flexible and interested in learning and growing with the brand
  • Great business etiquette and can communicate detailed information well ● Team player who works really well with others. You are the person everyone wanted to be assigned with for a group project.
  • Ability to prioritize effectively and take on multiple projects with ease ● Strong attention to detail and good follow-through
  • Organized and adapts to new technologies quickly
  • Upbeat and positive; you bring a “we can do this” attitude wherever you go ● Excited about the opportunity to grow into new roles as the company grows

What it’s like to work here 

Natalist is headquartered in Charleston, SC. Natalist seeks to be a place where team members feel purpose, balance and motivation to do their best work. You’re a good fit for us if you:

  • Work smart. You constantly look for efficiencies and push yourself and others to excellence.
  • Are intellectually curious. You’re intrigued by the idea of uncovering information that leads to solutions for our customers.
  • Consider yourself a “good human.” You value honesty, trust, and treating others with respect. The “Golden Rule” rings true for you.
  • Are creative. You think of unique solutions and have an appreciation for both beauty and function. You like building things from scratch.

Interview process 

Stage 1: Virtual chat with our CEO

Stage 2: Virtual interview with key team members (CWHO, Brand Mgr., Operations Mgr.) Stage 3: References

Stage 4: Offer

Benefits 

Natalist offers competitive health coverage, paid time off, and professional development opportunities.

Interested? Please apply using this form. Deadline to apply is August 15, 2021.

Posted on July 27, 2021 in Internships & Jobs

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
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