The Peace Corps Internship Program brings student trainees to Peace Corps headquarters in Washington DC for a semester-long internship.
The Opportunity: Support the Peace Corps’ worldwide operations by working directly within a program office that aligns with your background. Offices include:
- Business and Industry
- Communication, Policy Review and Development
- Financial Management, Accounting and Budget
- Human Resource
Great Fit For: Anyone considering the post-grad Peace Corps route and looking to get their foot in the door; also a great fit for COMM; FINC; ACCT; BADM
How to Apply: Online application by August 1
The College’s Foundation finance team is hiring a Data and Accounting Assistant for the 2023/24 Fall and Spring semesters.
The Opportunity: Support the College by helping the Foundation team through hands-on data entry and accounting practices.
- Pays $15/hour
- 10 hours per week for the Fall and Spring semesters
Great Fit For: All detail-oriented and reliable students are encouraged to apply (I.e., not just limited to School of Business majors; we’ll train you!)
Apply through Handshake by searching for “College of Charleston Foundation – Data and Accounting assistant”
BMW’s Professional Accelerated Cross-Functional Experience (PACE) Program develops entry level professional talent for BMW’s Plant Spartanburg.
The Program: The PACE program provides recent college graduates challenging work experiences in professional roles with both operational and project responsibilities. You will be an integral member of the team in the working areas to which you are assigned and will be given regular direction, training, and performance feedback to launch your professional career with the BMW Group. Each PACE associate also receives formal mentors at various levels in the company.
Great Fit For: Recent or forthcoming grads in: ENGR / CSCI / ACCT / FINC / SCIM
Next Steps: Applications are now open for PACE Group 33, with a January ’24 start date. Check out the job description for more details.
- Honors Connection: Interested? Email us and we’ll connect you directly with an Honors alum working at BMW.
The Capgemini RISE program is an innovative, fast-tracked, speed-to-hire program designed exclusively for exceptional rising college seniors.
It’s the perfect opportunity for those who are eager to take on real-world challenges, develop their critical thinking skills, and gain exposure to a wide range of industries and cutting-edge technologies from around the world.
But wait, there’s more! Upon successful completion of the RISE program, you could be offered a full-time consulting position at Capgemini starting in 2024.
Candidates will spend 4 days flexing critical-thinking skills against real-life problems to gain a true understanding of how working at a global consulting firm can support their career path.
Several Honors students have participated in and received job offers from Capgemini RISE – Apply to Nashville RISE 2023 here! Learn more on the attached flyer.
The Launch X course explores different dilemmas entrepreneurs may encounter in launching their new ventures.
Each week will focus on a particular dilemma: Is the right team in place to build the company? How do you source the product sustainably? Does the company have the funding needed to launch its expansion? How to deal with a partner who has gone rogue?
Students will utilize their own new ventures to debate potential solutions. The course will culminate in a Shark-Tank-style pitch for funding.
Launch X will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays in Beatty 120 (Impact X room) from 3:25 to 4:40. The course will be taught by Troy Knauss, an experienced entrepreneur, and investor in over 60 startups.
Interested students should apply for the Fall 2023 cohort here!
All CofC students are invited to join CofC alumnus Bryan Ko ’20 for a casual Maroon Memories and Mentoring chat when he return to campus on Tuesday, March 28. There are two separate opportunities to connect with Bryan:
- 10:50 – 11:15 a.m. Fireside Chat with HONS 260 class in Beatty 120 (seven additional seats available)
- 11:20- 12:05 p.m. Maroon Mentoring Lunch in Liberty Fresh Foods Co.
Great Fit For: Computer Information Systems / Business Management / Technologists
About Bryan: Bryan Ko ‘ 20 is an AIS Consultant with Adaptavist, an Enterprise software firm recently named to the Deloitte Fast 50. As a student at CofC, Bryan developed a “digital town hall” app through the ImpactX program. Learn more on LinkedIn.
Join the Conversation: All students are welcome! Register here to let us know you’re coming.
Students interested in peer mentoring, storytelling, and pitching – Welcome to the Fall 2023 Honors STEAM + ImpactX Mentoring Cohort!
All Honors College Students – especially business and STEM majors – are invited to apply for one of the two Fall 23′ STEAM + Impact X Mentoring Cohorts.
HONS 265 (Storytelling with Data) and HONS 390 (Honors Impact X) are both being offered this Fall and heavily emphasize aspects of Mentoring and Storytelling, as well as several other benefits, including;
- Learn how to tell/ share your story with data
- Explore entrepreneurial concepts and innovative business strategies
- Participate in pitch competitions and give public presentations
- Attend networking events with Charleston-area entrepreneurs
- Receive regular mentorship from peers, program alumni, and faculty
Students may apply for either course by March 31. Priority will be given to students who have taken HONS 205. Apply here: HONS 265 & HONS 390
Please contact Professor Affonso for any additional information.