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Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice

Work for Social, Economic and Racial Justice

DART will hold an online info session on Wednesday, September 29 at 7pm EST to discuss careers in community organizing. All CofC students and alumni welcome, particularly those graduating before August 2022.

RSVP at www.thedartcenter.org/rsvp

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DART trains professional organizers and community organizations how to work for social, economic and racial justice, including:

* Holding police departments accountable
* Shutting down the school-to-prison pipeline
* Reining in predatory lenders
* Expanding access to primary health and dental care
* Prioritizing funding for affordable housing and job training
* Fighting for immigrants’ rights

 

Associate Community Organizer starting salary $40,500/year + benefits.

Positions begin on January 10, May 9, and August 8, 2022 in:

Florida: Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Manatee County, Miami, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tampa
Kansas: Lawrence, Wyandotte County, Johnson County
Kentucky: Lexington
South Carolina: Charleston, Columbia
Virginia: Charlottesville, Richmond

 

Lead Community Organizer / Executive Director positions begin Fall 2021 in:

Florida: Brevard County, Sarasota
Kansas: Wyandotte County

DART organizations are diverse coalitions that include communities of color, low-to-moderate-income communities and immigrant communities. We strongly encourage people from these backgrounds, as well as fluent Spanish speakers and DACA recipients, to apply.

To apply or learn more about DART, visit www.thedartcenter.org or find us on instagram and facebook @theDARTcenter. Still have questions? Contact justin@thedartcenter.org or (614) 517.9586

Posted on September 14, 2021 in Internships & Jobs, Uncategorized

Join the Student Alumni Associates Today!

Become a part of College of Charleston’s Legacy

Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors: Join the Student Alumni Associates, and become part of the College’s long-standing legacy! Membership benefits include professional development opportunities, custom CofC apparel, a discounted CofC Class Ring, participation in Commencement and other CofC events, and a tight-knit community within the College. Join us in preserving and promoting the College we love!

If interested, apply via the form linked here: https://forms.gle/kzijxs5LtjYoKL817

The Deadline to Apply is Friday, September 10th at 11:59pm.

Please reach out to Caroline Schneider, schneidercf@g.cofc.edu, with any questions.

 

Posted on September 6, 2021 in Uncategorized

Applications are open for the 2022 Critical Language Scholarship

Learn a new language!  Study Abroad! The CLS Program is now open! 

Interested in learning a new language? Want an immersive study abroad experience? The CLS Program is an intensive, overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. Selected students spend eight to ten weeks abroad studying one of 15 critical languages. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Internal:  November 1st
National:  November 16th

To Apply: https://clscholarship.org/apply

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CLS, a program of the U.S. Department of State, is part of a wider government initiative to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering foreign languages that are critical to national security and economic prosperity. CLS plays an important role in preparing students for the 21st century’s globalized workforce and increasing national competitiveness.

Eligibility: Students enrolled in any degree-seeking program are eligible to apply. The CLS Program actively seeks applicants whose study of a critical language relates to their academic field of interest and future career goals. Students  in diverse fields of study, including STEM fields, law, medicine, international studies, and the humanities are encouraged to apply.

Languages Offered: 

No Previous Study Required: Azerbaijani, Bangla, Hindi, Indonesian, Persian, Punjabi, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu 

One Year of Study Required: Arabic, Korean, Portuguese, and Russian 

Two Years of Study Required: Chinese and Japanese

Application Deadlines:
Internal:  November 1st
National:  November 16th

Application available online at: https://www.clscholarship.org/apply

Questions or application help? Contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards, nationalawards@cofc.edu.

Posted on September 2, 2021 in Uncategorized

Charleston Miracle is Looking for Future Student Leaders

New leadership program will help student leaders enhance their skills

Charleston Miracle is excited to announce their newest program, the Legacy Leadership Program. The Legacy Leadership Program (LLP) strives to create an authentic experience for first year students at The College of Charleston through the demonstration and cultivation of being a leader on campus. This program is intended for new or incoming students who want to create change in their campus and local community and are passionate future leaders looking to enhance their skills in philanthropic/non-profit organizations management, fundraising, and health promotion.

Read more below to learn how to apply. The Deadline is September 6.

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Students apart of this program will be required to attend weekly meetings, Thursdays at 6:00 pm starting September 23. The Legacy Leadership Program will be limited to 20 students to ensure a personal and valuable experience. During these meetings, students will learn from various directors, student leaders, and staff from The College community.

Students will work on developing leadership skills with special focuses on purpose, time management & organization, branding & social media, fundraising, event planning, and relationship building. Each student will have unique hands-on experience working with Charleston Miracle staff and advisors to complete tasks. Advisors will monitor students progress to ensure a valuable experience. After the completion of the Legacy Leadership Program students will have the opportunity to be considered for a committee position with Charleston Miracle. However, it is not required for students to join Charleston Miracle at the completion of LLP. The Legacy Leadership Program is intended to give emerging student leaders skills in a philanthropic organization, a non-profit, skills in fundraising, and health promotion.

Deadline for applying: September 6th, so apply today!

If you are interested in applying or learning more:

https://cougarconnect.cofc.edu/submitter/form/start/496132 

charlestonmiracleeducation@gmail.com

Posted on September 1, 2021 in Community Engagement, Uncategorized

Technology Workshops now Available to Help Students Prepare for the Semester

Honors students, make sure you’re prepared for the upcoming year and ready to take advantage of all the technology resources the College has available. Check out the workshops offered by the Student Instructional Technology Services (SITS) and fine tune your skills in everything from Google suite to AppsAnywhere to LinkedIn Learning. Workshops are free and open to all CofC students. Check out the schedule below:

Technology Workshops

Posted on August 4, 2021 in Uncategorized

Gain Research Experience The Department of Computer Science

Are you a Honors student interested in computational linguistics, software engineering cybersecurity, or systems biology? The Department of Computer Science are offering students the opportunity to gain research experience and to complete an essay in these topics in the fall.

If you are interested, please contact Kris Ghosh by email at ghoshk@cofc.edu.

 

Posted on June 21, 2021 in Uncategorized

Revenue Management Analyst Job Opportunity with Hertz

The revenue management department at Hertz is recruiting for an analyst role! This is a great full-time opportunity for recent or soon to be Honors graduates. This position is located in Estero, FL or surrounding areas and would be a great fit for recent graduates with a keen interest in data analysis, analytics, statistics, finance, and/or economics. The position is accompanied by a competitive salary, full benefits offering, and PTO package.

Interested? Reach out to Honors College alum Alec Ball ’18 directly via email at balla@g.cofc.edu. He has been a part of Hertz’s revenue management department for three years and can provide great advice on the transition from the Honors College to Hertz.

See more information on the position requirements and benefits below!

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Position Summary: 

The Revenue Management team’s primary focus is maximizing revenue for the Hertz portfolio of brands. Analysts use analytical models, algorithms, and tools to evaluate demand, understand fleet availability, and respond to changes in the pricing environment. Analysts must become experts for their areas of responsibility, providing insight, crafting recommendations, and implementing strategic actions.

Revenue Management Analysts use competitive data to determine pricing strategies & elasticity as well as proactively develop products and strategies to meet changing consumer and market needs. In conjunction with fundamental pricing strategies, Analysts evaluate demand forecasts and optimization outputs, implementing actions to maximize the revenue opportunity across the brand portfolio.

Revenue Management Analysts are at the heart of inter-departmental initiatives to support continued revenue growth and strategic expansions. Analysts should be comfortable working with large data sets, statistical analysis, and visualization techniques. Exposure to key stakeholders and senior management require analysts to be able to utilize quantitative data to present compelling stories tailored to the audience.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Optimize revenue for geographies, segments, and channels through effective pricing and inventory management.
  • Effectively communicate pricing and yield strategies, test results, and concerns to supervisor.
  • Identify and notify stakeholders of shifts in competitor actions and/or reactions within the marketplace. Ensure each brand’s actions are appropriate and targeted to meet our goals.
  •  Analyze and summarize data, inform management of areas of opportunity. Actively participate in post-mortem analysis, document appropriately for replication in other markets.
  • Build relationships with strategic business partners in fleet, sales, marketing, and operations to advance revenue goals quickly and in coordination with the correct stakeholders.
  • Utilize exception reporting and anomaly detection to isolate revenue opportunities and take appropriate actions to correct and capture additional revenue.
  •  Adopt a leadership role to expand usage of any key learnings to analysts across the division, and even globally.
  • Audit optimization output daily. Advise of any demand shifts, anomalies, or potential errors.

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s level degree or equivalent required: preferably in Economics, Statistics, Finance, Marketing/Business Analytics, or Revenue/Hospitality Management. Advanced degree in aforementioned field of study strongly desired.

Job Qualifications: 

  • Proficiency in Analytics, including the ability to conduct root cause analysis, identify key issues, and present succinct recommendations
  • Ability to make quick decisions, take risks, and own results
  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Process innovation and development

Preferred Skills: 

  • 1-3 years previous experience within a complex demand/supply planning environment, revenue management role, or predictive analytics field
  • Knowledge of revenue optimization, pricing science, and economic principles
  • Excellent computer skills are essential (MS Office suite proficiency)
  • Tableau and SQL skills
  • Must be willing and able to relocate to Estero, Florida or surrounding areas

Posted on June 9, 2021 in Internships & Jobs, Student Opportunity Center Listings, Uncategorized

Volunteer Opportunity in a MUSC Research Lab

Are you a sophomore interested in gaining some research experience? Are you looking for mentorship and training in laboratory techniques?

The Ostrowski laboratory in the Hollings Cancer Center is recruiting one or two volunteers to work on a research project that studies pancreatic cancer at the cellular and molecular levels. Volunteers will be mentored by a postdoctoral fellow and trained with related laboratory techniques. Sophomores are preferred. Volunteers are expected to work in the laboratory for 10 hours per week.

Interested? Please email your resume to hanl@musc.edu. 

Posted on May 11, 2021 in Uncategorized
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