Dr. Geslain and Joelle Reich are hosting a Grad School Application Q&A on Monday, April 3rd, at 6:00pm in RITA 152.
Joelle is a Senior at CofC majoring in Biology and minoring in Biomedical Physics. Joelle will start her Ph.D. in Biochemistry at Rutgers University next fall.
The Q&A will be centered around applying to Ph.D. programs and preparing for interviews.
All students are welcome – underclassmen planning on joining a graduate program are specifically encouraged to attend!
Please reach out to Dr. Geslain for more information!
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 Pediatric Psychology Service in the Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) has announced several 1-2 year part-time psychometrist positions effective May 2023.
The position provides extensive training and supervision in a wide range of psychometric instruments utilized in the evaluation of children and adolescents, birth through 21 years of age, with complex medical and/or neurodevelopment conditions (e.g., Autism Spectrum Disorder, cancer & brain tumor, epilepsy, and sickle cell disease).
Psychometrists receive close mentorship by faculty psychologists in standardized test administration procedures and behavior management strategies, as well as the opportunity to participate in feedback evaluation results to patients and their families.
About the Role
The primary responsibility of the psychometrist involves administration and scoring of standardized tests for psychoeducational and neuropsychological assessments conducted by faculty psychologists.
Commonly administered psychometric instruments include the WISC-V, DAS-II, WJ-IV, WIAT-IV, and DTVMI. Other instruments utilized in neuropsychological evaluation include the NEPSY-II, CPT-3, D-KEFS, and WRAML-3.
Training and ongoing supervision in test administration and scoring will be provided. The position also may involve administration of psychometric tests according to various research protocols and administrative support related to faculty psychologists’ clinical and research activities.
The Pediatric Psychology Service in the Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics is an outpatient clinic located in a major medical center that serves a diverse population of patients from a large geographical area (www.musckids.org/developmentalpeds/#about).
The Pediatric Psychology team consists of seven licensed psychologists and one licensed psychoeducational specialist. The team works closely with other allied health professionals to provide comprehensive psychological and medical care to children and adolescents.
Between 24 and 32 hours per week are available (to be negotiated upon hire) at an hourly wage of $15 to $18, depending on level of experience.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in test administration and working with children.
Those interested in the position should submit a cover letter, current resume, a list of psychometric instruments administered, and a list of references to Mary Kral, Ph.D. Application deadline: March 31, 2023.
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.
Learn about medicine, surgery, and academic research through NUTIP: An interactive summer training program with the MUSC Department of Neurosurgery.
How it works: Students will shadow MUSC clinicians in the operating room and cadaver lab, participate in clinical rounds, and more. The aim is to expose pre-med students to real-world experience and provide them with a thorough understanding of the medical field as a whole.
- The benefits: Hands-on exposure, a certificate of completion from MUSC, opportunity to publicly present research to a group of residents and physicians.
- Program timeline: This program will last for 10 weeks over the summer. There’s a minimum time commitment of one day a week, though scheduling is flexible.
Great Fit For: Pre-med students / Aspiring neurosurgeons / Future medical researchers
How to apply: complete the online application by April 15 at 11:59 p.m.
CofC’s pre-health advising team is offering two info sessions for students who are applying for pre-professional health programs in the current admissions cycle.
The Sessions: Tuesday, March 21 or Thursday, March 23, both from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in SSMB 129.
What will be covered: Everything from the cost of the applications, the optimal timelines, letters of recommendation and a review of what a personal statement should include with some additional resources.
How to Attend: No registration necessary, just show up!
Dr. Renaud Geslain and Pre-Health Peer Mentor Maryam Jafri are hosting a Med School Application Q&A on Monday, March 20th, at 6:00pm in RITA 154.
Maryam is a senior at CofC who is taking a gap year and then applying to Medical School.
The Q&A will be centered around preparing for the MCAT and applying to medical programs. All students are welcome – underclassmen planning on going to medical school are encouraged to attend.