Program Director Internship for New Local Mental Health Nonprofit: Quest in Recovery

Quest in Recovery is offering a unique opportunity to work closely alongside a CofC alum for a nonprofit that offers community-led mental health and recovery resources for young adults and college students.

The Opportunity: This internship entails managing the Mentor Program; this involves overseeing all application information, creating intake surveys, internal communication, and helping organize events and fun get-togethers.

  • There is also the possibility to specialize in a role that also includes grant writing, community organizing, social media content creation, and community outreach to the existing hospital, school, and court programs in the Charleston Area.

Benefits: A great opportunity to learn about community organizing, running a nonprofit, and chance to create something new for the Charleston community that is deeply needed.

Great fit for: Public Health / Psychology / Religious Studies / Communications / Education / English

How to Apply: Email a resume, additional information on your career interests, and any questions about the opportunity to Luke Shirley (luke@questinrecovery.org).

Osgood Center for International Studies Opportunities

Osgood Center for International Studies Opportunities

The Osgood Center for International Studies has two opportunities available for students of all majors!

The International Studies Program is pleased to announce, together with the School of Languages, Cultures, & World Affairs that the application process for a great opportunity to learn more about global leadership and to engage in professional development in 2023 is now open.

The Osgood Center for International Studies in Washington DC has partnered with CofC to make it possible for a select number of students from the College to attend their Leadership Program in January 2023.

The Osgood Center for International Studies is also selecting candidates for a professional development program the Osgood Center is offering in the spring and summer.

The deadline for the Osgood Center Leadership Institute is November 21, 2022. The deadline for the professional development program is January 1, 2023.

You can also find the application links for both programs here:

Leadership Program – https://internationalstudies.cofc.edu/for-international-studies-students/osgood-center-for-international-studies.php

Professional Development Program – https://internationalstudies.cofc.edu/for-international-studies-students/osgood-center-for-international-studies-professional-development-program.php

Compensation 101 Alumni Panel

Compensation 101: How Employers Determine Your Worth, How to Negotiate & Alumni Mega Panel. 

Next Wednesday, October 26th, the Career Center is hosting an Alumni panel discussing compensation for employment opportunities.

This event is open to all students and is from 5:00pm to 7:30pm in Stern Ballroom.

This opportunity is great for all students, specifically students expecting job offers in the coming year.

This will be a great way to learn about the reality of life after college and understand what makes a competitive employment offer. Students will also learn from Alumni as they share insights on their companies, what goes into an offer letter, and other perks students should be on the lookout for!

To register for this event, please click here!

Winthrop University U.S. Dept. of Ed TRiO Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement projects

Winthrop McNair Scholars offers a paid summer research internship ($2800), summer room & board, and faculty mentoring. McNair Scholars present their research at a national conference, and many have earned national awards for their presentations.

Additionally, Winthrop’s McNair program pays for students’ travel to conferences, graduate school fairs, graduate school test prep & fees, graduate school application fees, and more! 

Winthrop’s McNair Scholars produce award winning research and go on to succeed in highly competitive graduate programs. This past summer, Winthrop students earned 25% of all of the awards at the Winthrop conference, 62.5% of the 8 first place awards, and 83% of the first place awards for the 6 categories in which they competed.

McNair Scholars receive guidance throughout the graduate application and interview process as well as help finding funding for graduate study. More information about the program is available here!

Applications are accepted year-round, but the deadline for priority consideration this year is Oct. 17. Recommendations are due by Oct. 24.

Please check out our application page to see if you are eligible.

If you think you might be eligible, please complete this online survey.

Interested students may check out a Discussion Session to learn more!

    • Discussion Focus: Program Purpose and Eligibility
    • Discussion Focus: Application Questions

 

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.

Apply to the Change Maker Program

Interested in making CofC a more sustainable community? The Cougar Changemaker Program aims to empower the campus community to create innovative sustainability initiatives through an accessible and well-supported change-making framework.

The Center for Sustainable Development is looking for projects that aim to make the College of Charleston campus more sustainable. Each semester, the Center for Sustainable Development can provide funding for up to $5,000!

The CofC Change Maker Program is a lengthy application, but the first part of the application is due September 26th, 2022. 

This is an amazing opportunity to make a positive local impact and boost your résumé.

For any questions or for more application information, please reach out to the Center for Sustainable Development.

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

Check Out The Study Abroad Fair

Interested in Studying Abroad? Check out the Study Abroad Fair!

The Center for International Education is hosting a study abroad fair for students to learn more about upcoming CofC-Sponsored and Exchange programs!

The fair will feature all sorts of study abroad options, including programs that can count towards Honors requirements!

When/Where: The Study Abroad Fair will take place from 10am to 1pm on September 7th & 10am to 1pm on September 14th in Cougar Mall.

To learn more, check out the Center for International Education’s website here!