Volunteer with an Honors Engaged Partner

The Trident Literary Association needs volunteers for their upcoming Gala.

Trident Literary Association is looking for volunteers to help with their Gala. Volunteering will include light duties such as ushering, check-ins/outs, room monitoring, and silent auction assistance!

The event will take place on  October 29, 2022, at Trident Technical College 7000 Rivers Ave North Charleston, SC 29406, from 5pm – 10pm.

Volunteers will be able to experience this exciting event with Carolyn Murray as MC, Tom Crawford as auctioneer, and keynote speaker British Robinson, a nationally known speaker and CEO of the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy.

For any questions and sign up information, click here!

Join the Cougar Refugee Alliance

Cougar Refugee Alliance is now working to recruit tutors for refugee children in the Charleston area.

Cougar Refugee Alliance works together with the local resettlement agency (Lutheran Services Carolinas) along with the College’s Taskforce on Refugee Resettlement to assist local refugees in many aspects.

Last year Cougar Refugee Alliance helped resettle over 80 Afghan refugees in the Charleston area. Cougar Refugee Alliance is continuing to receive refugees weekly from Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Ukraine.

Students interested in becoming tutors may sign up here!

Supply Chain Management, Financial Planning, Business Technology Platforms, & More!

SAP is hosting ‘Day in the Life’ sessions for a variety of their positions.

SAP is an interdisciplinary company that offers a wide variety of services, including Enterprise Resource Training, Financial Planning, Business Technology Platform, Supply Chain Management, and Human Capital Management.

The ‘Day in the Life’ sessions will give interested students an in-depth look at what a career with SAP looks like. Check out the sessions to learn more!

Check out the following Day in the Life Sessions:

Day in the Life of an SAP Developer Date: 20 September 2022 Time: 6pm EST Location: Zoom 

Day in the Life of an SAP UX Designer Date: 27 September 2022 Time: 6pm EST Location: Zoom 

Day in the Life of an SAP Support Engineer Date: 3 October 2022 Time: 6pm EST Location: Zoom 

Day in the Life of an SAP Data Scientist Date: 4 October 2022 Time: 6pm EST Location: Zoom

Day in the Life of an SAP Services Delivery Consultant Date: 11 October 2022 Time: 6pm EST Location: Zoom 

Day in the Life of an SAP Services Delivery Consultant Date: 18 October 2022 Time: 5pm EST Location: Zoom

Day in the Life of an SAP Sales Rep Date: 19 October 2022 Time: 6pm EST Location: Zoom

Day in the Life of an SAP Support Engineer Date: 20 October 2022 Time: 6pm EST Location: Zoom

Learn more about SAP here!

Attention Book Lovers!

The College of Charleston has FREE tickets to the Charleston Literary Festival!

The Charleston Literary Festival will take place from November 4th through 13th, and will feature renowned authors, including Geraldine Brooks, Frans de Waal, Eddie Glaude Jr., Tiya Miles, Jean Hanff Korelitz, Patrick Radden Keefe, Renee Dudley, Elizabeth Williamson, and many more.

Students and faculty may order them online for free (while supplies last) using the promotional code COLLEGE. The code will be applied at checkout and expires on October 21: https://www.charlestonliteraryfestival.com/program2022.

Become a Paid Academic Support Tutor

Capabilities LLC is an academic support center located in West Ashley, 15 minutes away from the college campus and directly on a bus route. Capabilities LLC is seeking warm, professional, and talented individuals from various educational backgrounds to serve our families. Capabilities LLC supports students of all ages, academic areas, and learning abilities.

This opportunity is open on a rolling basis and has the following benefits (and many more):

  •  Pay is between $18-23 per hour with highly flexible hours (build a personalized schedule around classes and extracurricular obligations)
  • Internship and/or service hours for students who are looking to supplement their professional resumes
  • Presence of two hypoallergenic emotional support puppies

For any questions or application information, please email valerie.momentum@capabilitiesllc.com or call at (843) 608-9711

Honors Engaged is looking for Project Mentors

With more community partners than ever, Honors Engaged is expanding our student leadership team!

The opportunity: As a project mentor, you will lead and mentor FYE students, and you will develop academically and professionally through your own research in HONS 398.

  • New community partners include Charleston Climate Coalition, Cuisine Rescue; My Sister’s House; YWCA’s Y Girls Code; Our Lady of Mercy’s Neighborhood House; Trident Literacy Association; Charles’ House; Carolina Youth Development Center; Charleston Area Justice Ministry; Office of Student Wellness and Wellbeing; Lowcountry Local First.
  • Returning community partners include The Green Heart Project; Center for Sustainable Development; Communities in Schools; Reading Partners; Kids on Point; The Lonon Foundation; Metanoia

Requirements: To be a project mentor, you must enroll in HONS 398 and be able to meet with the leadership team at one of the following times:

  • Wednesdays, 11-11:50am
  • Wednesdays, 12-12:50pm
  • Fridays, 12-12:50pm.

You must also be able to attend the Project Mentor Retreat on Saturday, September 10th from 9am-2pm.

Great fit for: Students looking to fulfill their Honors Immersed requirement, give back to the Charleston community, and/or add valuable professional/research experience to their resume.

How to join the team: For more information, reach out to honorsengaged@cofc.edu.

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!