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Deadline Extended! Join the Honors Team as an Honors Admissions Office Intern

Help us welcome the next generation of Honors students, gaining worthwhile experience and honing valuable skills along the way!

As an intern in the Honors Admissions Office in 6 Green Way, you will provide critical support for the Honors admissions team. In this role, you will meet and communicate with prospective students and their families, process application materials, and help with Honors College information sessions and recruitment events.

Check out the job description below for more details. Once you’re ready to apply, the application portal can be found here. The deadline is Friday, August 6 by 5 p.m.

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Communicate with prospective students and families via email and phone
  • Process and review application materials
  • Help with Honors College information sessions and recruitment events
  • Create a welcome and inclusive environment for campus visitors
  • Maintain confidentiality when working with applicant and student records/information
  • Serve as a peer leader for the Honors Student Ambassadors

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail are essential
  • Passionate about the Honors College
  • Comfortable with public speaking
  • Confident with using technology (training provided on specific systems in use)
  • Able to quickly adapt to whatever is needed of them daily

Minimum Qualifications

  • All Honors College interns must be in good standing within the Honors College during their employment and committed to the values of the Honors College
  • We can accommodate federal work-study students, and we encourage applications from anyone with that designation

Compensation

  • $10.00/hour
  • Up to 8 hours per week

For additional information regarding this position contact Aleah James (jamesar@cofc.edu).

Applications should be submitted to no later than 5pm on Friday, July 30.

Posted on July 30, 2021 in Internships & Jobs

Applications are open for the South Carolina Washington Program

Applications are now open for next spring’s South Carolina Washington Semester Program (WSP). The program gives students in universities and colleges across the state of South Carolina the opportunity to spend a semester working and taking classes in Washington D.C., gaining valuable experience while earning academic credit toward their degrees. Washington Semester Program students get firsthand experience with the political process, obtaining skills that will help prepare them for careers in virtually any sphere. Recent seminars have featured meetings with White House personnel, the Deputy Attorney General, cabinet secretaries, senior TV network correspondents, lobbyists, embassy officials and other national leaders.

The application is due by 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 19, 2021. Click below to learn more about the application timeline and upcoming info sessions where you can learn more about the program.

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Recruiting Timeline

I am pleased to announce we are now recruiting applicants for the Spring 2022 South Carolina Washington Semester Program.  For general program information, please click here and see below for important dates.

Application Deadline
Sunday, September 19 by 11:00 p.m. E.S.T.

Virtual Interviews
Sunday, September 26 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
*Selected candidates only

Virtual Orientation
Sunday, October 3 (9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)
*Selected candidates only

Information Sessions

Virtual information sessions for students will be offered in August/September (see schedule below).  Sessions are open to all undergraduate students enrolled in a South Carolina college/university so that they may learn about the program and how to apply.  Students can email elbery@sc.edu to request the link to join.

  • Tuesday, August 24 at 3:00 p.m.
  • Friday, August 27 at 2:30 p.m.
  • Monday, August 30 at 12:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 1 at 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, September 3 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, September 9 at 11:00 a.m.

Our Spring 2021 cohort will be returning to their home campuses soon and may be offering a time to conduct an in person information session at your institution.  

Posted on July 27, 2021 in Internships & Jobs

Women’s health startup Natalist is hiring for a Business Generalist

Natalist, a women’s health startup focused on products with a net-zero plastic footprint, is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our small team as a Business Generalist. This entry-level role will expose the selected candidate to a variety of aspects within the business to include but not limited to production operations, inventory management, marketing, sales, and customer service. This position would report to our CEO, who would provide high-level direction on each project and partner with you to bring the most value to the brand in this dynamic role.

Job Description and Application Instructions

About Natalist

Natalist is a venture-backed women’s health startup that makes beautiful, doctor-approved fertility and pregnancy essentials with a net-zero plastic footprint. We sell directly to consumers online (natalist.com) as well as in select retailers. We are proud to be funded, founded, and led by moms and are committed to supporting women with only the best.

What You’ll Do 

Community Management

  • Oversee Customer Service procedures and operations, ensuring customer complaints and inquiries are properly tracked, resolved and distilled into future product improvements
  • Help grow sales by engaging with customers on multiple online platforms (e.g. Target.com, Instagram) ensuring customers have a good experience with the brand and any concerns are addressed
  • Support social media team and special projects
  • Manage and grow our VIP, affiliate, and influencer groups

Product and Operations

  • Oversee inventory management and fulfillment procedures of Charleston warehouse/office
  • Assist with purchasing efforts and receipt of inbound shipments
  • Collaborate with Operations Manager on global supply chain operations and support with retail relations
  • Assist with office management, asset acquisition/management, and operations as needed

About you 

  • BA in Business Administration or related field
  • Marketing and/or Supply chain management coursework or experience a plus ● Flexible and interested in learning and growing with the brand
  • Great business etiquette and can communicate detailed information well ● Team player who works really well with others. You are the person everyone wanted to be assigned with for a group project.
  • Ability to prioritize effectively and take on multiple projects with ease ● Strong attention to detail and good follow-through
  • Organized and adapts to new technologies quickly
  • Upbeat and positive; you bring a “we can do this” attitude wherever you go ● Excited about the opportunity to grow into new roles as the company grows

What it’s like to work here 

Natalist is headquartered in Charleston, SC. Natalist seeks to be a place where team members feel purpose, balance and motivation to do their best work. You’re a good fit for us if you:

  • Work smart. You constantly look for efficiencies and push yourself and others to excellence.
  • Are intellectually curious. You’re intrigued by the idea of uncovering information that leads to solutions for our customers.
  • Consider yourself a “good human.” You value honesty, trust, and treating others with respect. The “Golden Rule” rings true for you.
  • Are creative. You think of unique solutions and have an appreciation for both beauty and function. You like building things from scratch.

Interview process 

Stage 1: Virtual chat with our CEO

Stage 2: Virtual interview with key team members (CWHO, Brand Mgr., Operations Mgr.) Stage 3: References

Stage 4: Offer

Benefits 

Natalist offers competitive health coverage, paid time off, and professional development opportunities.

Interested? Please apply using this form. Deadline to apply is August 15, 2021.

Posted on July 27, 2021 in Internships & Jobs

Internship Opportunity: The Sophia Institute is seeking an operations intern

The Sophia Institute is a non-profit focusing on educating a national and global audience of men and women on the importance of developing wisdom, mindfulness and creating a more just, sustainable, and flourishing world.

As an intern at The Sophia Institute you will assist in many aspects of the business. You will interact with program participants and donors, assist with marketing and event planning, help manage our website, and provide administrative support. This internship is unpaid, and the deadline to apply is August, 31.

More details, including application instructions, are below.

 

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Job Title: Operations Intern

Location: Remote

Hours: Part-time position 10-15 hours a week, some weekend hours

Responsibilities:
– Support staff with fundraising efforts including using letter templates for thank you letter templates for donations, sponsorships and other correspondence
– Assist with emails/phone calls and communicate with participants/members
– Assist staff with social media platforms and marketing plan
– Support staff in event planning and management including preparing slides for Zoom screen sharing and sending out Zoom confirmation emails to registrants
– Participate in brainstorming meetings
– Aide with membership management
– Assist with special projects
– Gravitating Zoom recordings to Vimeo and if appropriate, updating passcode document

Qualifications:
– Prefer GPA of 3.0 or higher
– Pursuing BS or BA degree
– An interest in non-profits and/or small businesses
– Great interpersonal skills
– Computer skills in Google and Microsoft programs, as well as Zoom and Vimeo
– Basic knowledge of website management
– Familiarity with Social Media Platforms
– Ability to work in a busy environment
– Prefer some training in marketing and business processes
– Alignment with our vision mission

How to Apply: Email your cover letter (preferred) and resume to info@thesophiainstitute.org. Please include “Internship” in your subject line.

Deadline: August 31

Posted on July 19, 2021 in Internships & Jobs

Revenue Management Analyst Job Opportunity with Hertz

The revenue management department at Hertz is recruiting for an analyst role! This is a great full-time opportunity for recent or soon to be Honors graduates. This position is located in Estero, FL or surrounding areas and would be a great fit for recent graduates with a keen interest in data analysis, analytics, statistics, finance, and/or economics. The position is accompanied by a competitive salary, full benefits offering, and PTO package.

Interested? Reach out to Honors College alum Alec Ball ’18 directly via email at balla@g.cofc.edu. He has been a part of Hertz’s revenue management department for three years and can provide great advice on the transition from the Honors College to Hertz.

See more information on the position requirements and benefits below!

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Position Summary: 

The Revenue Management team’s primary focus is maximizing revenue for the Hertz portfolio of brands. Analysts use analytical models, algorithms, and tools to evaluate demand, understand fleet availability, and respond to changes in the pricing environment. Analysts must become experts for their areas of responsibility, providing insight, crafting recommendations, and implementing strategic actions.

Revenue Management Analysts use competitive data to determine pricing strategies & elasticity as well as proactively develop products and strategies to meet changing consumer and market needs. In conjunction with fundamental pricing strategies, Analysts evaluate demand forecasts and optimization outputs, implementing actions to maximize the revenue opportunity across the brand portfolio.

Revenue Management Analysts are at the heart of inter-departmental initiatives to support continued revenue growth and strategic expansions. Analysts should be comfortable working with large data sets, statistical analysis, and visualization techniques. Exposure to key stakeholders and senior management require analysts to be able to utilize quantitative data to present compelling stories tailored to the audience.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Optimize revenue for geographies, segments, and channels through effective pricing and inventory management.
  • Effectively communicate pricing and yield strategies, test results, and concerns to supervisor.
  • Identify and notify stakeholders of shifts in competitor actions and/or reactions within the marketplace. Ensure each brand’s actions are appropriate and targeted to meet our goals.
  •  Analyze and summarize data, inform management of areas of opportunity. Actively participate in post-mortem analysis, document appropriately for replication in other markets.
  • Build relationships with strategic business partners in fleet, sales, marketing, and operations to advance revenue goals quickly and in coordination with the correct stakeholders.
  • Utilize exception reporting and anomaly detection to isolate revenue opportunities and take appropriate actions to correct and capture additional revenue.
  •  Adopt a leadership role to expand usage of any key learnings to analysts across the division, and even globally.
  • Audit optimization output daily. Advise of any demand shifts, anomalies, or potential errors.

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s level degree or equivalent required: preferably in Economics, Statistics, Finance, Marketing/Business Analytics, or Revenue/Hospitality Management. Advanced degree in aforementioned field of study strongly desired.

Job Qualifications: 

  • Proficiency in Analytics, including the ability to conduct root cause analysis, identify key issues, and present succinct recommendations
  • Ability to make quick decisions, take risks, and own results
  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Process innovation and development

Preferred Skills: 

  • 1-3 years previous experience within a complex demand/supply planning environment, revenue management role, or predictive analytics field
  • Knowledge of revenue optimization, pricing science, and economic principles
  • Excellent computer skills are essential (MS Office suite proficiency)
  • Tableau and SQL skills
  • Must be willing and able to relocate to Estero, Florida or surrounding areas

Posted on June 9, 2021 in Internships & Jobs, Student Opportunity Center Listings, Uncategorized

AmeriCorps VISTA at the Center for Civic Engagement

The Center for Civic Engagement at the College of Charleston is currently looking for a Charleston Area Service Collective AmeriCorps VISTA for June 2021- June 2022. VISTAs come from numerous backgrounds with different professional goals, but all are prepared to take on leadership roles in planning and facilitating service projects and inspiring students, faculty, staff, and community members to take action together. VISTAs act as change agents on their prescribed campus and in the surrounding community and have a demonstrated commitment to community service and social justice.

The program is seeking candidates with strong written and verbal communication skills who will empower communities, leverage institutional resources, and build capacity for sustainable social change.

More information able to the position and application can be found on Handshake.

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VISTA Assignment Objectives and Member Activities

Goal of the Project: The goal for the Center for Civic Engagement VISTA will work to build the capacity of programs that engage volunteers in anti-poverty-related initiatives within the Charleston community that specifically align with the Healthy Futures focus area. The VISTA will focus efforts on building relationships with community partners specifically dedicated to supporting access to care and access to food within impoverished communities in Charleston through recurring service opportunities engaging students affiliated with the Center for Civic Engagement. The VISTA will focus efforts on recruiting, guiding, and educating volunteers from the College of Charleston in activities that support the initiatives of community partners to alleviate poverty and to improve the overall health and wellbeing of the community.

Objective of the Assignment
The VISTA will work with local community partners to provide recurring service and one-time service events throughout the academic year specifically focused on supporting access to care, food, etc. within the community.

Member Activities:

  • Work in partnership with Charleston-based community organizations to provide ongoing volunteers by facilitating regular service and educational opportunities.
  • Coordinate Healthy Futures focused service opportunities and events in conjunction with Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week in November and QEP Day of Service in the spring. The VISTA will also manage an online presence for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week that provides a context for community members and local organizations to share problems and strategies related to providing access to care for those experiencing food insecurity and a lack of affordable housing.
  • Recruit student volunteers to participate in these recurring service initiatives.
  • Coordinate logistics and intentional education, orientation, training, and reflection for volunteer participation in service and education opportunities.

Objective of the Assignment
Through VISTA activities, outreach initiatives will be created and maintained to develop and sustain civic engagement partnerships within the community.

Member Activities:

  • Assist with the implementation of a volunteer “fair” to highlight local community organizations’ volunteer needs. Engage with participating community partners to identify ongoing volunteer opportunities for recruitment initiatives. This may be designed as an in-person fair, a virtual event, an ongoing social media feature, etc.
  • Assist with the coordination and implementation of education, service activities, and critical reflection regarding issues related to community development
  • Re-establish community communications throughout the year:
    • a) Update volunteer opportunities;
    • b) Produce quarterly community partner newsletters;
    • c) Manage social media outlets (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) to promote and support the work of community organizations and recruit informed student volunteers;
    • d) Create a weekly volunteer digest email to distribute across the CCE volunteer listserv to share service needs requested by community partners
  • Meet with students to discuss service opportunities and respond to inquiries regarding service involvement in the Charleston community.

Objective of the Assignment
The VISTA will focus on alleviating the negative impacts of poverty at the College of Charleston where about 30% of College of Charleston are housing insecure and 30% are food insecure.

Member Activities:

  • The project will allow the VISTA to locate and create resources that are available to College of Charleston students. In turn, they will share these resources widely through our website, social media, listserv, tabling, etc.
  • Work with other departments on campus to ensure the availability and promotion of an on-campus pantry.
  • The VISTA will work with the Bonner Leader Program which focuses on creating educational access to students who are first-generation, high need, and/or students of color.

Program Benefits: Living Allowance, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Relocation Allowance, Childcare assistance if eligible, Health Benefit, Training, and Professional Development, Parking pass.

Posted on April 7, 2021 in Community Engagement, Internships & Jobs

Part-time Internship with The Sophia Institute

The Sophia Institute is on the lookout for an operations intern. The Sophia Institute is a non-profit focusing on educating a national and global audience of men and women on the importance of developing wisdom, mindfulness and creating a more just, sustainable, and flourishing world.

As an Intern at The Sophia Institute you will assist in many aspects of the business. You will interact with program participants and donors, assist with marketing and event planning, help manage our website, and provide administrative support. This internship is unpaid, but can be used for school credit.

This internship is currently virtual, with occasional time spent in their office located at 3 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401.

To apply, email a cover letter (preferred) and your resume to info@thesophiainstitute.org. Please include “Internship” in your subject line.

Click below for more details.

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Job Title: Operations Intern

Hours: Part-time position 10-15 hours a week, some weekend hours

Responsibilities:

– Assist staff with administrative tasks
– Assist staff with social media platforms and marketing plan
– Support staff in event planning and management
– Participate in brainstorming meetings
– Aide with membership management
– Assist with special projects

Qualifications:

– Prefer GPA of 3.0 or higher
– Pursuing BS or BA degree
– An interest in non-profits and/or small businesses
– Great interpersonal skills
– Computer skills in Word, Excel and Outlook
– Basic knowledge of website management (WordPress)
– Familiarity with Social Media Platforms
– Ability to work in a busy environment
– Prefer some training in marketing and business processes
– Alignment with our vision mission

How to Apply: Email The Sophia Institute, your cover letter (preferred) and resume to info@thesophiainstitute.org Please include “Internship” in your subject line.

Posted on April 5, 2021 in Internships & Jobs, Uncategorized

Part-Time Job Opportunity with the City of Charleston

The City of Charleston is currently hiring a part-time Recreation Leader at the Hazel Parker Playground & Community Center (70 East Bay St.). The pay rate is $13.00/hour with hours primarily on weekday afternoons with some evenings and weekends. Recreation leaders are responsible for assisting and supporting the activities and operations for community center activities. Aside from this, the position requires leaders to monitor spectators and participants to ensure orderly conduct.

Please note that CPR and First Aid certifications are required within 6 months of employment. You can apply for this position via the online application.

Any questions? Please contact Sarah Stern at (843) 958-6485.

Posted on March 29, 2021 in Internships & Jobs
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