Free training program for first-year computer science and software engineering students

Calling all first-year students interested in tech! The SEO Tech Developer First-Year Academy is offering a free training program.

The Program: A 16-week free training program for underserved college students interested in software engineering, computer science, and cybersecurity.

Great Fit For:

  • Expected to graduate in 2027
  • Interested in learning how to code or improve existing skills
  • Enrolled in Computer Science or similar majors, or are exploring tech
  • Strong interest in pursuing a career as a software engineer or similar roles
  • Ability to commit to five hours of self-paced coursework weekly from early January through late April 2024

How to Apply: Online application by December 10.

Graduated Seniors: Have you Thought About a Service Year?

Spend a service year (Fall ’23-Summer ’24) with Hands of Hope AmeriCorps caring for infants and children up to age six who are at risk for abuse and neglect in Houston, TX.

The Opportunity: Hands of Hope members will work collaboratively with other AmeriCorps Members in the home to ensure that children’s physical, emotional, and mental needs are met.

  • A one-year commitment that can make a lifelong impact on a child
  • Live in a private, gated community
  • Receive a $23,800 annual living allowance, paid bi-weekly

More Details? Contact Darean Talmadge, Human Resources Coordinator (dtalmadge@casahope.org; 713.529.0639)

Apply Online: https://www.casahope.org/hands-of-hope-application

Generative AI Summer Hack Hosted by Charleston Hacks

Build, connect and learn with the Charleston Tech community.

The Event: The Charleston Summer Hacks are a community-run, 5-hour in-person hackathon focused on fostering innovation and collaboration to contribute to the growth of Charleston, South Carolina as a thriving technology hub.

When/Where: Two nights of hacking, both held at the downtown Charleston Tech Center:

  • Monday, June 12, 5-10pm – Generative AI Hackathon
  • Wednesday June 21, 5-10pm – Hack for Good

Benefits: get plugged in to the Charleston tech community, sharpen your skills, and develop innovative solutions to real-world problems.

More Details/Register: charlestonhacks.devpost.com

Summer REU: An NSF-supported Research Opportunity in Cybersecurity

An NSF REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) focused on Hardware and Embedded System Security and Trust (RHEST) is now accepting applications for the 2023 program.

The REU: RHEST hosts 10 undergraduate students at the University of Cincinnati for 10 summer weeks each year to work on research projects in the area of hardware and embedded systems security and trust.

  • Students will work closely with faculty mentors, advance their knowledge and hands-on skills in hardware and embedded systems security and trust, and develop professional skills for their future careers in computing.

Funding Support: Participants receive $7000 stipend, meal allowance, free housing, and travel support.

Keep the Streak Going: A CofC Honors student participated in the program last year!

How to Apply: Apply online by March 13.

 

 

Paid Student Intern Opportunity with URCA

The Office of Undergraduate and Creative Activities (URCA) is seeking a student intern to provide administrative support.

The Opportunity: A paid, on-campus internship that will support the URCA director in marketing, communication, grant application administration, event planning, and more.

Great Fit For: Students interested in grant applications and/or the academic research process / Students looking for professional administrative experience / Students with excellent written and verbal communication skills

How to Apply: Download the application and then submit 1) the completed application and 2) a copy of your resume to URCA Director Dr. Beth Sundstrom (sundstrombl@cofc.edu) by January 31, 2023.

  • Reach out to Dr. Sundstrom with any questions about the position or application process.

Employment Requirements:

  • Be a second-year, third-year, or fourth-year Honors College student in good standing
  • Be able to commit to being employed for the full academic year
  • Have advanced proficiency in the use of Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Canva, and Publisher
  • Have advanced proficiency in social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
  • Have strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Have experience with Cascade or other web design software (desired)

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Respond to emails as directed by the Director
  • Assist in the management of the URCA office
  • Process grant applications
  • Market opportunities
  • Manage social media presence
  • Manage data and website
  • Assist with planning and execution of URCA and Honors College events
  • Manage spreadsheet and database

Compensation:

  • $10.00/hr.
  • 10 hours per week

We are able to accommodate work-study students, so we encourage applications from anyone with that designation.

 

2 MUSC Full Time Positions

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is currently seeking two current seniors/ recent graduates for full-time positions!

These two opportunities are great for any graduating senior or recent graduate interested in pursuing Health Administration.

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is seeking a Program Assistant for the Addiction Sciences Division. The candidate will assist the study team in the recruitment of research participants, the collection of psychological research data, data entry and organizational tasks for studies being conducted in the Addiction Sciences Division. The candidate will work on research studies which focus on the study of and development of interventions for veterans and addiction. The candidate will be directly involved in the collection of questionnaire, interview, laboratory and other research data.

Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 4: $28,216.00 – $40,210.00 – $52,204.00 (min – mid – max)

For more information, please check here!

The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences is seeking a Program Assistant for the Addiction Sciences Division. The candidate will assist the Principal Investigator in supporting an NIH funded educational trailing program: Enhancing Diversity in Alcohol Research (EDAR). The individual will be responsible for supporting EDAR trainees, including doctoral psychology trainees in alcohol research. This individual will be responsible for program administrative support, including trainee support, scheduling, and program related data tracking. This position will also include some research related duties, including the collection of psychological research data, data entry and other organizational tasks.

Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 4: $29,061.00 – $41,415.00 – $53,769.00 (min – mid – max)

For more information, please check here!

 

 

Fall 2022 Career Fair & Grad School Expo

Looking for intern/post-graduate opportunities? Check out the Career Center’s Career Fair & Graduate School Expo!

The Career Center will be welcoming representatives from over 70 companies hiring for both graduate and undergraduate opportunities. (Check out the full list here!)

The Career Fair & Grad School Expo will take place on Thursday, October 6th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm in TD Arena.

This is an excellent opportunity for all Honors Students to explore future opportunities! For more information or any questions, please reach out to the Career Center!

Positions Available with the Office of Institutional Diversity

The Office of Institutional Diversity is Currently Accepting Applications for Two On-Campus Positions.

The Office of Institutional Diversity is looking to hire a Peer Coach & Student Assistant for the office’s Launchpad for Success Program.

Launchpad was created by the OID to address equity gaps in mentoring, career development, and experiential learning among freshmen and sophomores (especially African American, Latino/a, Asian, and Native American) at the College of Charleston. After a two-year building process, the program is welcoming its first cohort of students (led by peer coaches) this fall.

Both positions pay $10 per hour and applications are due this Friday (09/23).

Please check out the job descriptions for the Peer Coach & Student Assistant and reach out to the Office of Institutional Diversity for any additional information.