Archive | April, 2022

Part Time Position Available with the Lonon Foundation

The Lonon Foundation is a 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.

The Lonon Foundation is currently seeking a Development and Operations Coordinator. The Development and Operations Coordinator carries out the daily operations of The Lonon Foundation in an organized, timely manner, and passionately interacts with families, board members, and community members to ensure the success of the organization.

Graduating seniors are highly encouraged to apply.

This position is approximately 20 hours per week and pays $20 per hour.

For more information about the position and how to apply, please click here!

Posted on April 21, 2022 in Internships & Jobs

S.C. Sea Grant Consortium Summer Internship

The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium is seeking undergraduate students to conduct community-based projects that focus on community environmental and resilience needs.

For more information regarding the Community Engaged Internship projects, eligibility, and how to apply please visit the Community Engaged Internships webpage.

The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium Community Engaged Internship Program (SCSGC-CEI) is part of the National Sea Grant Community Engaged Internship (CEI) Program.

Students will enhance their experience through participation in all CEI professional development and training opportunities, mentorship by Consortium staff, and peer discussions with other participants in CEI across the country. Interns will work with a Sea Grant Consortium staff member, and often a community member or group, to develop a summer project in their community.

Internships will last 10-12 weeks and require up to 30 hours/week.

Applications are due April 29th. 

Please contact Brita Jessen with any questions!

Posted on April 19, 2022 in Community Engagement, Internships & Jobs

Full-time jobs available with local Refugee Resettlement Services team

Lutheran Services Carolinas is looking for two full-time staff members to join their Charleston-based Refugee Resettlement Services team. Opportunities are available for an Employment Specialist to provide refugees with employment/job development and employability case management services, and for an Education Coordinator to work with teen-age children and their parents under the School Impact Program. Both are great opportunities for recent grads.

Download the full job descriptions (Employment Specialist; Education Coordinator), then apply online.

Posted on April 18, 2022 in Internships & Jobs

Summer VISTA Associate Positions Available with Reading Partners

The Summer VISTA Program is a 10 weeks paid summer program designed for students interested in education, educational equity, and/or a desire to work with elementary school students.

Selected students will work with Reading Partners, a local non-profit dedicated to ensuring that all students have the literary skills necessary to succeed in school and beyond.

VISTA Associates will begin at the start of May and work Monday through Thursday 8:30 to 2:00. Associates will be compensated with a $2,569.70 living allowance as well as a $1,311.11 educational reward.

Interested students should apply as soon as possible.

The Application may be found here!

For additional information, please reach out to volunteersc@readingpartners.org

Posted on April 18, 2022 in Community Engagement, Internships & Jobs

Sustainability Week 2022

Sustainability Week 2022 is right around the corner! The Center for Sustainable Development is putting on the 2022 Sustainability Week: Sustainable Cities & Communities. Check out some of the awesome programming for the week ahead!

Monday, April 18th: Tabling & Bingo (10:00am – 1:00pm at the Sottile Clock) and Sustainable Cities Vision Walk (Stop at 1:00pm & Open all week in Maybank Hall)

Tuesday, April 19th: Tabling & Bingo (12:30pm – 3:30pm at the Sottile Clock) and Charleston Social Justice Sites Tour (4:00pm, 4:30pm, and 5:00pm at 207 Calhoun St.)

Wednesday, April 20th: Sustainable Cities Expo – Farmers Market & Free Store Pop-up (10:30am – 2:30pm), Carta Ride-A-Long (12:00pm and 1:00pm), and Sustainability Field Day (10:30am – 6:30pm)

Thursday, April 21st: An Earth Day Dialogue: Sustainability and Flourishing in the 21st Century (6:00pm – 7:00pm in the School of Science and Math Auditorium (Zoom Available))

Friday, April 22nd: CofC Instagram Takeover (@collegeofcharleston), MESSA Adopt a Highway (10:00am – 11:30am at Ye Old Fashion Ice Cream West Ashely Parking Lot), and Dining’s Farm to Table Dinner (5:30pm in Stern Garden)

To learn more about any of these events, please contact the Center for Sustainable Development.

Posted on April 14, 2022 in Announcements & Events, Campus Involvement, Community Engagement

Salesforce Summer Internship

CodePath.org (a 501c3 non-profit) is excited to partner with Fortune 500 company Salesforce to launch Futureforce Tech Launchpad, a hands-on, immersive, 10-week paid summer internship program for eligible sophomores who want a career in technology or software engineering!

This pre-internship program for rising juniors (Class of 2024), will take place at the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco. As part of the curriculum, students will learn full-stack web development, engineering soft skills, and be assigned capstone projects centering around web development and design fundamentals.

Interested Students may apply here by the April 22nd deadline.

Students wishing to attend at Salesforce workshop and earn a Salesforce certification may Professor Affonso at affonsol@cofc.edu.

See below for program details:

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Program details

  • 10-week paid work and learning pre-internship program for rising juniors (class of 2024)
  • Introduction to full-stack web development, including database, back-end code, front-end code, testing, design, and deployment via in-person classroom instruction
  • 1-1 weekly mentorship with Salesforce employees
  • Students will create and present a capstone project during the second half of the course
  • Program dates: June 13, 2022 – August 19, 2022
  • Hours: 9 am – 5 pm PT, Monday through Friday
  • This program will take place at Salesforce’s San Francisco office
  • Travel and relocation expenses for the duration of the program will be covered
  • Compensation: $8,800 total

Posted on April 14, 2022 in Internships & Jobs

3rd Annual Women of Color Entrepreneurship Panel

The face of entrepreneurship is changing! Women are starting businesses at more than double the rate of men and women of color, especially African American women, are leading that change.

Join the School of Business Center for Entrepreneurship and students in Professor Dave Hansen’s Minority Entrepreneurship class as they discuss: How do we improve coordination and information sharing among individuals and organizations working to support women of color entrepreneurs? They will also touch on capital and funding, biases in the business world, COVID struggles for business owners, and how the education system can be a better support for future entrepreneurs.

Register to attend!

Posted on April 12, 2022 in Announcements & Events

Want to Make a Difference? Apply to Become an Honors Engaged Liaison for 2022-2023

Join the Honors Engaged Peer Liaison team and guide first-year students through the Honors Engaged Program.

As an Honors Engaged Liaison, you will address critical issues such as literacy, affordable housing, food security, environmental sustainability, and social justice. Liaisons serve for a full academic year beginning in the fall semester and earn 3 credit hours, satisfying the Honors Immersed requirement.

  • Explore your leadership style
  • Develop professional and mentoring skills
  • Build relationships with CHS organizations
  • Pursue, develop, and educate others on social justice initiatives
  • Benefit from individual mentoring from Honors First Year Experience faculty
  • Complete Honors Immersed credit

Want to learn more? A full description of the position can be found here.

Ready to apply? You can do so using this online application. For full consideration, please apply by the extended deadline: Monday, April 18. Questions can be addressed to Dr. Cavalli (cavallija@cofc.edu).

Posted on April 12, 2022 in Uncategorized
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