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Apply to be a Cougar Ambassador!

Are you interested in meeting students from other cultures? Thinking about studying abroad and want to test out your cross-cultural communication skills? Did the challenges you experienced while studying abroad inspire you to assist others adjusting to a new place? Perhaps your family was host to a foreign exchange student, or you worked in a multicultural setting. Any of these scenarios could make you a great candidate for the Cougar Ambassador program!

Cougar Ambassador applicants for the 2020-2021 academic year must submit an online application form and upload a current résumé by Monday February 24, 2020. The link to the application is available here. More details on the position and application timeline are available here.

Posted on January 16, 2020 in Campus Involvement, Internships & Jobs

Host a Student during the 2020 Honors College Interview Weekend

The annual Honors College Interview Weekend is February 7th and 8th, 2020. If you will be living on campus during the spring semester, we need you to help serve as an overnight host for prospective students. By hosting prospective students, you get a chance to share with them why you chose CofC Honors and to support them during the college decision process. You will also be helping our Honors College team out; this event is absolutely not possible without student hosts.

In order to sign up as a host, please complete the following survey by January 10th. There will also be other volunteer opportunities to help out with the event for CofC Honors students who don’t live on campus. If you have any questions, please email Elizabeth Roberts at robertseb1@cofc.edu.

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The prospective students will bring their own bedding and will anticipate sleeping on floors, common room couches, etc. Please note that you will be expected to follow all Residence Life policies, such as checking in and staying with your guests at all times.

As a host, you will need to attend a brief training session prior to the weekend. During the weekend of Feb. 7-8, here’s what your time commitment would look like:

Friday, Feb. 7th

4:00-5:00pm: Meet and move in your prospective students
5:45pm: Drop prospective students off for dinner
8:00pm: Pick up prospective students

Saturday, Feb. 8th

8:00-8:30am: Drop off your prospective students and their belongings

Posted on January 3, 2020 in Announcements & Events, Campus Involvement

Apply to be an Orientation Intern!

What: Orientation Interns play an essential role in helping new students and their families transition into life at CofC. Interns act as mentors, providing guidance to new students and presenting them with important information on-campus resources. With that being said, interns must possess outstanding leadership skills and have the capacity to act as role models to new students. Additional details about the internship including GPA requirements, expectations and responsibilities can be found here.

To Apply: Please read through the application packet before applying. All applications must be submitted via the online application form.

Deadline: All applications must be submitted online through the application form by Sunday, January 20, 2020 by 5pm.

If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Auwaerter, Director of Orientation, at auwaerters@cofc.edu or call (843) 953-2017.

Posted on November 19, 2019 in Campus Involvement, Internships & Jobs

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