Archive | June, 2022

Virtual internships with federal agencies available through Virtual Student Federal Service Program

Virtual Student Federal Service Program is offered by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Information Resource Management and is an opportunity for college students to gain internship experience virtually at a federal agency.

The details: This unpaid program runs a full academic year – from September to May. Students dedicate 10 hours per week during their internship.

Who should apply? It’s an opportunity for all majors to gain not only federal experience but also mentoring and networking opportunities that could lead to exciting future careers.

The application process opens on July 1 and closes July 28, 2022. More details are available online.

Posted on June 29, 2022 in Internships & Jobs

Find Your Summer ’23 Internship with the help of the Career Center Internship Award

The Career Center’s Internship Award program provides students with professional guidance and financial assistance for summer 2023 internships.

How it works: Students are accepted into a cohort that will work together throughout the upcoming academic year. Students will participate in group workshops and receive personalized coaching, all designed to help prepare them to find (and succeed at) a summer ’23 internship in their field.

  • Monetary stipend: Students also receive a monetary stipend to use in support of their summer ’23 internship.
  • The goal of this award is to assist students with professional development while helping to eliminate potential financial barriers for those who otherwise may not be able to pursue an internship experience.

Who should apply: All rising sophomore and junior CofC students in any major seeking a for-credit or non-credit internship for summer ’23.

Applications for the 2022-23 award are open until August 1. Check out the Career Center for more details and the application link.

Posted on June 27, 2022 in Internships & Jobs, Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Techstars Startup Day: A 24-hour conference for entrepreneurs

Techstars Startup Day is a free annual conference where new company founders and entrepreneurial community-builders can learn, grow, and connect.

  • This year’s virtual event starts on Tuesday, June 28 at 9:00 a.m. EST and runs for 24-hours.

What to expect: 24-hours of inspiring ideas, lessons learned, and actionable best practices from our global Startup Weekend experts exclusively curated for future founders and community leaders.

Who should attend: Entrepreneurs, community builders, even those who are just interested in learning more about entrepreneurship. Participants can attend as few or as many of the sessions as they’d like.

How to attend: Participation is free, and attendees can register here.

Posted on June 22, 2022 in Announcements & Events

Women for Women Summit celebrates and connects women from across South Carolina

The second annual Women for Women Summit presented by the College of Charleston School of Business will be held on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at the Francis Marion Hotel.

Summit theme: “Grit,” which is meant to celebrate, elevate, share and connect exceptional women from across the Palmetto State.

Lineup of speakers: Includes women leaders in business, technology and government.

  • Guests will participate in panel discussions, professional workshops, and networking opportunities designed to foster personal and professional growth.

Target audience: All women and supporters – no matter their level of experience or profession – who want to network with like-minded women, learn new skills and be inspired.

How to attend: CofC students can register at a discounted price. Check out the website for more details, or register today!

Posted on June 1, 2022 in Announcements & Events
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