Archive | March, 2022

Internship Available at the Gibbes Museum of Art

The Gibbes Museum of Art is currently offering summer internships to students interested in working for the Gibbes Museum of Art Summer Camp. This is a great opportunity for any student interested in working with art, children, or both!

The starting pay for this position is $15 per hour.

Interested students may learn more and apply here!

There is no set deadline, but students are encouraged to apply by early April.

Posted on March 31, 2022 in Uncategorized

Center for Student Learning Seeking Math Tutors

The Center for Student Learning (CSL) is currently looking for Math Tutors for the upcoming Fall 2022 semester. This is an exceptional opportunity for any student gifted in mathematics.

Interested students must have completed math up through Calculus I and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Selected students will earn an hourly pay of $10. Work schedules are very flexible to accommodate for additional engagements.

The deadline to apply for this position is May 1st.

Students may apply and learn more here!

Please email florenceh@cofc.edu with any additional questions.

Posted on March 31, 2022 in Campus Involvement, Internships & Jobs

U.S. Department of State: CLS SPARK

The U.S Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Spark Program is a pilot initiative providing virtual opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to learn languages essential to America’s engagement with the world.

CLS Spark provides American students the access and opportunity to start their language learning journeys, even when these critical languages may not be offered on their campuses. Selected participants will spend an academic year learning either Arabic, Chinese, or Russian through online classes and activities facilitated by native speakers at a host institution abroad.

Key Benefits:

  • $300 stipend
  • Online language instruction and cultural enrichment experiences over the course of two 11-week terms
  • Language gains certified with the widely recognized ACTFL OPI test
  • Automatic consideration as CLS Program semifinalists for the summer overseas 2023 CLS Program to continue their language study

Students may learn more at https://clscholarship.org/spark

Posted on March 29, 2022 in Internships & Jobs, Scholarships, Grants & Awards, Uncategorized

Make a Difference while Making a Profit: Impact X Fall 2022 Cohort

Impact X is one of the most prestigious experiences at the College of Charleston. It is team-taught with Stuart Williams, The College of Charleston’s Social and Environmental Entrepreneur-in-Residence.

Impact X is a 3 credit class – ENTR 320 – focused on solving social and environmental problems by creating for-profit new ventures. All students learn to:

  • Form and lead a team of 3 students
  • Apply creative problem solving skills focused on the UN’s SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals)
  • Become outstanding presenters

1 minute to apply and a lifetime of experiences: Apply below for the Fall 2022 class of 20 students here!

  • Location:                           Impact X room (Beatty 120)
  • Timing:                              12:15 to 1:30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Students:                          All majors – diversity actively encouraged – recommended minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Applications:                    Students are accepted on a first come, first served basis
Posted on March 28, 2022 in Announcements & Events, Uncategorized

Positions Available in the Center for Student Learning (CSL)

The Center for Student Learning (CSL) is hiring! The CSL is looking for hard-working, responsible, and energetic students to join their team for the fall semester (employment begins mid-August). The CSL is hiring peer tutors, Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leaders, front desk assistants, and peer academic coaches.

The Center for Student Learning employs over 130 tutors each year in various subject areas. Tutors receive extensive training from the Center staff and other campus professionals in these topics: communication strategies, skills for working with diverse populations, and methods of becoming a peer role model.

The Center for Student Learning covers tutoring in the following drop-in and by-appointment labs:

  • Business Lab
  • Foreign Languages Lab
  • Math Lab
  • Writing Lab
  • Science Lab
  • Computer Science Lab
  • Social Science Lab
  • Speaking Lab
  • Philosophy/Logic
  • Linguistics

To learn more and apply, please click here!

To learn more and apply for a SI Leader position, please click here!

Posted on March 28, 2022 in Campus Involvement

Feminism is for Everybody: A Period Packing Party and Art Afternoon in Support of Feminism

On Friday April 1, the Honors College will host Feminism is for Everybody, featuring a period-packing party, gender equity-themed art making, and mindful coloring.

All Berry residents and all Honors students are welcome to join us! The party takes place in Berry Residence Hall rooms 103 and 104 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm.

Also consider donating period supplies that will support CofC students. A donation box will be available at the front desk of Berry when you first walk in.

Be an Advocate. Be an Artist. Be Mindful.

Posted on March 25, 2022 in Announcements & Events

Apply to the Global Ambassador’s Program

Global Ambassadors is a professional development program offering mentoring as well as extracurricular and international experiential learning designed for students interested in careers with international organizations, including the civil service and Foreign Service.

Throughout the year, students learn about foreign policy, foreign service, and its challenges and opportunities. Students participate in advising, mentoring, and discussion sessions, interact with former and current diplomats and foreign service officers.

The deadline to apply for the Global Ambassador’s Program is April 15th, 2022. Students may learn more below.

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Expectations and benefits

  • Up to 8 students selected each year
  • Duration: 2-semester-long program (fall + spring).
  • Earn 3 credit hours (1 in fall + 2 in spring)
  • Open to all majors
  • 3.25 minimum overall GPA
  • Membership in World Affairs Council of Charleston
  • Field trip to Washington DC during spring break (paid by the program)
  • Close interactions with guest speakers, diplomats, and international leaders

Application deadline: April 15, 2022

For more details and to apply, go to the Mroz Global Leadership Institute website.

Posted on March 25, 2022 in Campus Involvement

Front Desk Position in the Center for Student Learning (CSL)

The Front Desk Assistant serves as the first contact for students, faculty, staff, guests, and other drop-ins. The CSL is located on the first floor of the Addlestone Library. The position requires excellent interpersonal skills, patience, and the ability to multi-task in a bustling office.

The Center for Student Learning (CSL) at the College of Charleston is seeking a hard-working, customer-service-centered student to work part-time in their physical office for the academic year of 2022-2023. Hours of operation are Monday-Thursdays 10:00 am to 9:00 pm, Fridays 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, and occasional Sundays from 3:30 pm to 9:00 pm.

To apply, please click here!

To learn more about the position, please see below:

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Duties/Responsibilities include:

Answering telephone(s) and routing calls to appropriate individuals/offices on campus; monitoring the email; assisting students in scheduling appointments for staff; greeting and interacting with visitors/guests to the CSL; assisting students with making appointments for tutoring services; providing high levels of customer service; creating a welcome and inclusive environment for all individuals.

Ongoing use of copier, scanner, and paper shredder will be required. Additionally, they will guide student employees with timesheet completion and support Lab Directors and CSL staff with all administrative needs.

Other duties to be performed as assigned, such as creating banners, signs, and bulletin boards.

Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills; general knowledge of campus resources; ability to interact with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and to exhibit a positive, helpful attitude; ability to work and maintain focus in a sometimes demanding and stressful environment; working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Outlook for mail and calendar purposes (preferred).

All questions may be directed to Kasey Read at readkf@cofc.edu

Posted on March 24, 2022 in Campus Involvement, Internships & Jobs
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