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Work as an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist

Image result for agapi behavioral consultantsAgapi Behavioral Consultants is looking for individuals who love to work with children, and love to make a difference in a child’s life each time they come to work. Agapi Behavioral Consultants offers one to one applied behavior analysis (ABA) to children ages 0-21 who are on the Autism Spectrum. Sub-contractors will work with a team comprised of a consultant, a lead therapist, line therapists, and a certified trainer to ensure the child’s success throughout their programs.

Part time: 15/20 hours per week.
Requirements: 18 years of age, high school diploma, valid drivers license, reliable vehicle, proof of car insurance, clear background check.
Starting pay: $12.00/hour with increase with experience and training (training is paid at a reduced rate). The job requires working with children in their own homes and/or transporting the children. The position also starts as a 10-99 independent contracting position but changes to W-2 employee once RBT (Registered Behavior Technician) Certification is obtained. Training and supervision will be provided.

Please contact Megan Trejo, Hiring Manager for Agapi, at megan@agapiservices.net for more info or to apply.

Posted on January 16, 2020 in Internships & Jobs, Uncategorized

Summer Internship Program at USC Columbia School of Medicine in the Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Neuroscience

Dr. Claudia Grillo is seeking two undergraduate students from the College of Charleston to work on a research project this summer aimed at understanding the neuroanatomical pathways governing feeding behavior in rats. The students will be trained in stereotaxic surgery, feeding behavior testing, immunohistochemical techniques, and optogenetics. In addition, they will have the opportunity to attend a Microscopy Workshop, visit a state-of-the-art facility for MRI, and present their research findings at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Washington, DC.

This 9-week summer program is supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF, IOS – 1656626). The internship will be from May 26 through July 31. Housing will be covered and students will receive a $ 4,000 stipend for the 9-week program. Students interested in pursuing a career in neuroscience, and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send a resume, unofficial transcript, and a short description of your career goals to Dr. Meyer-Bernstein at meyerbernsteine@cofc.edu. The application deadline is March 1, 2020.

Posted on January 16, 2020 in Internships & Jobs, Research

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

Be a Peer Advisor

The Academic Advising and Planning Center is seeking Peer Advisor applicants for the 2020-21 academic year. Two positions will begin this summer and an additional two will join this fall. For position details, the application, and required recommendation information visit their website.

The application deadline is Friday, January 27, 2020.

Email PeerAdvising@cofc.edu with any questions.

Posted on January 14, 2020 in Internships & Jobs

Sophia Institute Internship Opportunity

The Sophia Institute of Charleston is looking for a Spring intern from the Honors College. The Sophia Institute is a non-profit that focuses on educating a national audience of men and women on the importance of developing wisdom and mindfulness, and creating a more just and sustainable world. The Sophia Institute holds forums, retreats, events and meetings to initiate action for environmental and social justice. The internship is unpaid, however you can receive credit hours for it.

For more information, contact Executive Administrator Ann Brasco by emailing her at info@TheSophiaInstitute.org.

Posted on January 14, 2020 in Internships & Jobs

Internship Opportunity with Audubon South Carolina

This semester, join Audubon South Carolina in working to transition two coal-fired power plants outside Charleston to renewable energy. The power plants are owned by Santee Cooper, but the utility is closing them down because of financial problems. Audobon’s goal is to put South Carolina on the path to renewable energy by ensuring these power plants, and other Santee Cooper assets, are replaced with renewable forms of energy like wind and solar. Renewable energy will be less expensive for rate-payers and won’t pollute our communities: a win-win for Charleston residents.

Right now, Audobon South Carolina is recruiting volunteer interns to work on the campaign through the spring. There are many opportunities to get involved through lobbying, collecting petitions, writing letters, working with the media, and more. With your support, we can ensure a brighter and cleaner future for Charleston!

The application is available here. The deadline to apply is Thursday, January 16th. Questions? Contact Olivia Perfetti, Field Organizer with Audubon South Carolina, olivia@greencorps.org

Posted on January 10, 2020 in Internships & Jobs

The Rival is hiring for various positions

The Rival is an online publication written by students and aimed at the college community in Charleston. The Rival reports on local events and trends, as well as write opinion-editorials and satire on any topic that interests students, from satire to political and social issues. The Rival is currently recruiting new staff members for writing, editing, photography, and social media management positions for the spring semester.

More details on open positions and the application process is available here.  The deadline to apply is January 17th.

Note: The Rival is not a registered school organization, but rather an outside source of news, commentary, and satire for College of Charleston students.

Posted on January 9, 2020 in Clubs and Organizations, Internships & Jobs

Apply now for the Fall 2020 Washington Semester Program!

What: The Washington Semester Program (WSP) gives eligible juniors and seniors the opportunity to spend a semester working and taking classes in Washington DC, gaining valuable experience while earning academic credit toward their degrees. Students do not have to be political science majors to apply as the program is applicable for any major or career path.

To Apply: Please visit the program’s website or contact Program Director Julie Hutt at jhutt@mailbox.sc.edu. If you plan to apply, please arrange a meeting with Dr. Folds Bennett at FoldsBennettT@cofc.edu to receive approval to apply and discuss how the program curriculum aligns with CofC Honors requirements.

If you would like to connect with a current CofC Honors student who has participated in WSP, feel free to contact Elizabeth Sheldon ’21 at sheldone@g.cofc.edu.

The deadline to apply for Fall 2020 WSP is Thursday, February 13th at 5pm EST. For more information, visit our page on this opportunity.

Posted on January 7, 2020 in Internships & Jobs

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