Internships available with the Public Works Arts Center

The Public Works Art Center has two summer internships available for students for Summer 2023: an Arts Administration Intern and a Programming Director Intern. Learn more about the positions below:

As an arts administration intern at Public Works Art Center, you will have the opportunity to assist with many facets of the organization including nonprofit management, exhibition installation, event facilitation, and much more!

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with space maintenance and installation prep
  • Greeting and engaging with gallery visitors
  • Processing sales of art work and gift shop items
  • Updating and managing databases
  • Assisting with record keeping (related to grant documentation) 
  • Formatting and tracking press items (exhibition postcards, press releases, signage) 
  • Providing assistance at exhibition openings and events
  • Website and social media updating
  • Assisting Public Works Art Center’s Executive Director


  • Studio Art, Art History, Arts Administration, Nonprofit Management, or Arts Management majors preferred
  • Proficiency in Google suite (sheets, docs, forms, etc)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion 

As a programming and events intern at Public Works Art Center, you will have the opportunity to assist with many facets of the organization including class and camp implementation for children and adults, event facilitation, and much more.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting Programming Director with the shaping of our fall and winter programming
  • Assisting with record keeping
  • Assisting with grant management
  • Website and social media updating to promote classes and events
  • Purchasing supplies for classes and camps
  • Assisting with duties related to event rentals- communication, contracts, tours, etc.
  • Assisting with special events to possibly include artist receptions, 
  • Greeting and engaging with gallery visitors
  • Processing sales of art work and gift shop items


  • Studio Art, Art History, Arts Administration, Nonprofit Management, Education, or Arts Management majors preferred
  • Proficiency in Google Docs/Sheets required; graphic design experience preferred
  • Strong communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Self starter, takes initiative
  • Passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion

Learn more about both opportunities here!

Mental Health, Spirituality, and Our Awakened Brain Event

Are you curious about the role of spirituality on mental health and wellness?

Join Quest in Recovery and Synchronicity for a Cinco de Mayo mental health and wellness event at Synchronicity with special guest, Dr. Lisa Miller of Columbia University, founder of the Spirituality Mind Body Institute

This event takes place on May 5th, 2023, from 8:00am to 9:00am, at Synchronicity 1513 Mathis Ferry Rd Mount Pleasant, SC 29464.

During this hour-long workshop, Dr. Miller will dive deeply into her pioneering research which merges psychological science with spirituality, discuss the quantifiable effects of spirituality on health, resilience, and thriving, and provides some of the practices she has used with US Military officials, government and business leaders, teachers, and healthcare workers to achieve what she terms a “quest orientation”.  Whether you already know the value of a spiritual orientation in building and maintaining your mental and emotional wellbeing, or are interested to learn more, don’t miss this incredible event.

Options to attend in-person or virtually are available. Learn more and RSVP here!

Contact Luke Shirley for any additional information.

Rev Up SC 2023

Looking for a career in STEM? Rev Up SC is dedicated to connecting STEM students to their future careers.

Rev Up SC participants are connected with…

  • Access to mentorship, networking, and internship opportunities from top employers in our state, including employer sponsors BMW, Fastenal, Milliken, & Blue Cross Blue Shield!
  • The chance to earn a $1,000, $2,000, or even $3,000 stipend to put toward cost-of-living expenses so that you can enjoy an amazing internship next year!
  • Top-notch career and professional readiness training to become more competitive in the job market.
  • Chance to be recognized at a state-wide award ceremony!

All rising junior/senior STEM majors are encouraged to apply.

Learn more about Rev Up SC and apply here!


City of Charleston Seeking Service-minded Individuals to Apply to Local AmeriCorps VISTA Program

The Charleston Area Service Collaborative is comprised of 20 non-profits all dedicated to fighting poverty and providing opportunities for their clients. Americorps has opportunities in the areas of Health, Economic Opportunity, and Education. For all positions, Americorps is seeking motivated individuals who are ready to serve.

All sites provide an excellent professional development opportunity, and we look forward to finding the right fit for you! Sites are focused on mentoring, financial empowerment, criminal justice, racial equality, pediatric cancer, health initiatives, and more.

Through activities such as fundraising, grant writing, research, and volunteer recruitment, VISTA members will gain professional experience and leadership skills and receive a modest stipend for their work. Anyone 18 years of age or older is eligible – although most positions require a bachelor’s degree or some college!

Students may learn more about the positions available and apply here!

Publish Your Creative Work in Sanctuary, A National Honors Journal

Calling all Honors creatives! Submit your artistic work!

Sanctuary is a national literary and arts journal highlighting creative work by Honors students from across the southeastern U.S. The publication is seeking poems, stories, and visual art created by Honors College students.

Submissions can be made online, with an application deadline of April 14, 2023.

To view previous work published in Sanctuary or to learn more about the submission process, check out

MUSC Research Opportunity in the Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology

Dr. Naohiro Yamaguchi’s lab in the Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology is looking for a student intern to perform research on calcium signaling.

This project focuses on the regulatory mechanisms of calcium release channels, called ryanodine receptors, and the functional consequence of their dysfunctional activities that leads to human muscle diseases.

Rising Sophomores and Juniors who are interested in conducting their independent research for their Bachelor’s Essay or Honors Immersed and can stay during the summer are particularly preferred.

Interested students should contact Dr. Yamaguchi, current Honors College Junior Millar Elferdink, or Current Honors College Senior Mac Kral for more information.

DC Semester Program Spring 2024

The College of Charleston’s Washington, DC Semester Program for Democracy, Culture, and the Arts is an academic program beginning in the SPRING of 2024–application deadline will be early in the Fall term of 2023. The program Application and Checklist can be found here. 

DCSP is a program for students who want to experience working in Washington in a structured and supervised way, tapping the dynamic institutions of the Washington Metropolitan Area to provide major experiential learning opportunities. The academic components of the program and the internship coordination are provided by CofC professors. DCSP participants will receive up to 3 credits for the mandatory DCSP seminar, 6 credits for their full-time internship, and are free to fill their remaining credits with either a research project or online coursework at CofC.

Classes are to be held in the University of California Washington Center in the heart of the city. Students live in shared 2-bedroom apartments in downtown Washington, DC.

Learn more here!

Study at the American University of Ciaro

Study at the American University of Cairo. This program is supported by a generous scholarship from the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs.

Applications for this exchange program are currently open for the Fall 2023 semester or Fall 2023-Spring 2024

Funding (up to $7,000 per semester; see attached flyer) is available for study in Cairo, Egypt, at the American University of Cairo.

Study a semester or full year in the city of the pyramids and pharaohs. To apply for funding,see the links in the attached flyer.

Applications are due April 15, 2023.

To learn more about the program, visit the Center of International Education website and review this flyer.

Please contact Melissa Ochal if you need any assistance with CofC exchange programs.

**Note: The deadline on flyer is not correct. The correct deadline is April 15th.