CEO of an Arts Advocacy Nonprofit Seeks an Administrative Intern

A Charleston-based arts manager and current CEO of International Arts & Artists is seeking a student intern with an arts-based background.

The Opportunity: The founder and long-time CEO is looking for a personal assistant to help support his work on both IA&A projects and other artistic endeavors. The intern will assist with professional correspondence, proposal writing, industry research, database management, and other administrative tasks as needed.

  • This is an in-person opportunity located in downtown Charleston (~18-minute walk from campus, with parking available)
  • 12 hours/week commitment (need is immediate)
  • Potentially a paid internship, commensurate with experience

Great Fit For: Arts Managers / Aspiring non-profit administrators / Artistic entrepreneurs / Anyone looking to break in with the art world

  • Must be extremely attentive to detail, have strong writing skills, efficient, and willing to learn

How to Apply: Contact David Furchgott to express interest in the position and find out the next steps in the application process.

Gap-Year Fellowship: Project Horseshoe Farm

Gap-Year Fellowship: Project Horseshoe Farm

This upcoming year, Project Horseshoe Farm is offering its traditional Gap-Year Fellowship, which will begin in June of 2023 and finish in July of 2024 at the Greensboro, Perry County, and Pomona sites.

HSF Fellows make positive impacts in the community by working with patients and physicians in a “health partners” program, working with children through in-school and after school programs, and working with seniors and other vulnerable adults in community center programs and housing programs.

The application deadline for the 2023-24 gap-year Fellowship on February 12th, 2023. Students can find Project Horseshoe Farm, and the application, on Handshake or on their website.


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 –

Professional Development Program –

Join Artist Jovencio de la Paz to Explore the Intersection of Art and Computer Science

Jovencio de la Paz will meet with students to discuss the unfolding relationship between traditional weaving arts and modern technology. Explore how computer science informs art, and vice versa.

The Event: Monday, November 14, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the Halsey Institute on campus.

The Artist: Jovencio de la Paz is an artist and weaver based out of Eugene, OR. Their work explores the intersecting histories of weaving and modern computers, balancing the traditional processes of weaving, dye, and stitch-work with the complexities and contradictions of our present-day digital culture.

The Work: Three new works will be exhibited at the Halsey this coming January, including…

  • Textiles designed using algorithmic software based on a 1950s code that visualized Darwin’s theory of evolution
  • Weavings made together with their mother and grandmother in a reversal of generations in the exchange of traditional knowledge

Great fit For: Artists and Art Lovers / Computer Scientists and Programmers / Technologists and Genealogists

How to Register: Sign up here to join the conversation. All CofC Students are welcome.


Win $1000 in the Inaugural Civil Discourse Essay Contest

All students are invited to participate in the Inaugural Civil Discourse Essay Contest!

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences invites currently enrolled College of Charleston students to participate in the inaugural Civil Discourse Essay Contest. A committee of faculty judges will award $1,000 to the student who writes the winning essay.

Submitted essays must respond to the question, “What is civil discourse and why is it important in American society?”

Essays will be judged by the coherence of the argument, the quality of examples & evidence used, and the vividness of the writing. Interested students should submit a 750-word essay to by Nov. 15, 2022.

To read more about this Essay Competition, check out this article on The College Today!

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!

What is art? Find out with a free ticket to the Gibbes Distinguished Lecture Series

The Gibbes Museum of Art’s annual Distinguished Lecture Series is asking, “what is art?” and Honors students can claim a free ticket!

When/Where: Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM in the Sottile Theatre.

The lecture: What is art? What makes it good or bad, and who decides? “Critic of the people” Jerry Saltz will discuss our society’s complex relationship with artistic creation.

The speaker: Jerry Saltz is a Senior Art Critic for New York Magazine, Saltz is a Pulitzer Prize-winner and author of the New York Times best-seller How to be an Artist.

Great fit for: Artists of all mediums / Art lovers / Anyone who needs a little more art in their life

How to register: Claim your free ticket by registering here. Space is limited, so sign up by October 19!

Honors Art Nights promotes good health and well-being

October’s Honors Art Night is right around the corner! Join us on October 18th, 4:30-6 PM in Berry Hall, Room 103.

The Activity:

  • We are redecorating the gallery space in Berry Hall over the academic year!
  • Part of getting back to normal is making our spaces reflect and celebrate who we are as a community.
  • In a series of monthly art nights, we will use the Honors Engaged and UN Sustainable Development Goals as a starting point for building friendships and collaborative art-making.

Need to Know Details:

  • Bring your ID!
  • October is about Good Health and Well-being – get ready to show your friends (and yourself) some love!
  • No art skills or experience necessary!
  • All supplies provided!

Target Audience:

  • All Honors students are welcome.
  • Students who live in Berry Hall may also sign in a non-Honors friend.