Conservation Voters of South Carolina seeking interns

Do you have a passion for solving environmental issues facing South Carolina?

CVSC is a bipartisan, non-profit organization that, along with its sister organization the CVSC PAC, passes laws that protect our environment, elects pro-conservation candidates, and holds elected officials accountable. The CVSC Education Fund also works to educate and engage South Carolinians “to protect the South Carolina we love.” We effectively fight for our air, land, and water through bipartisan and pragmatic political action.

Selected interns can expect to gain experience in a multitude of areas, including: legislative process, environmental communications, issue based advocacy, and nonprofit operations.

The CVSC Internship runs from January 3rd, 2022 through May 31st, 2022. Interns can expect to work 10 hours per week at a rate of $15/hour. Remote work option is available.

Students interested in applying should complete the CVSC Application by December 8th.

Learn More about the CVSC Internship

CVSC is looking to fill internship positions in the following 3 areas:

  • Government Relations – assisting the Government Relations Team advance conservation with the state legislature.
  • Communications – assisting the organization with messaging and other communications needs.
  • Development/Operations- assisting the Development/Operations Team with fundraising as well as member mobilization and management.

Requirements and qualifications:

  • Proficiency and substantial experience with Office and Google software
  • Experience developing a project from conception to completion.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills and attention to detail
  • Availability during standard work hours of at least 10 hours per week, particularly Tuesday-Thursday for legislative sessions
  • An understanding of the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Strong organizational skills
  • The ability to prioritize multiple tasks and creatively & proactively solve problems
  • A commitment to clean air, land, and water and pollution-free communities

Students interested in applying should complete the CVSC Application by December 8th.

Posted on November 28, 2021 in Internships & Jobs

Planning for the MCAT? Enroll in CofC’s MCAT Prep Course in the Spring

MCAT Prep course for students applying for the 2022-2023 med-school admission cycle

CofC’s Pre-Health program is offering an MCAT prep course this upcoming spring for pre-med students. The course will begin in February 2022, with a kickoff info session on Friday, November 19 at 5:30 p.m. in SSMB 138. The course…

  • Is approximately ½ the price of most commercial courses, with all prep materials included
  • Will offer 2 to 3 scholarships for those with financial need
  • Is designed to avoid scheduling conflicts with CofC classes/labs

Can’t make the info session? Contact Karen Eippert (eippertk@cofc.edu) for more details on how to enroll.

Posted on November 19, 2021 in Announcements & Events

Ernest F. Hollings NOAA Undergraduate Scholarship Is Now Open!

Gain Hands-on, Practical Experience in NOAA Related Science

The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid ($700/week) internship at a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) facility during the summer.

The application is now live and available online at:
https://www.noaa.gov/office-education/hollings-scholarship
Applications Due: Monday, January 31, 2022, at 11:59 PM EST

Learn More about the Hollings Scholarship Program

The internship provides scholars with hands-on, practical experience in NOAA related science, research, technology, policy, management, and educational activities.

Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory NOAA Scholarship Program orientation and the annual Science & Education Symposium, scientific conferences where students present their research, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship.

Current sophomores majoring in and conducting research in oceanic, environmental, biological, and atmospheric sciences, including geography, physics, hydrology, and geomatics, are invited to apply.

The application is now live and available online at:
https://www.noaa.gov/office-education/hollings-scholarship
Applications Due: Monday, January 31, 2022, at 11:59 PM EST
Questions or application help? Contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards at nationalawards@cofc.edu.

Posted on November 18, 2021 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Represent CofC at the 2022 Black History Intercollegiate Consortium (BHIC) Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Seeking three student leaders to “speak out, show up, take action!”

Each year the Black History Intercollegiate Consortium (BHIC) hosts an event honoring the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Next year’s event is scheduled for January 18, 2022 at Charleston Southern University (in Lightsey Chapel) from 6-8 p.m.

CofC students can get involved in multiple ways:

Write and share a public reflection on Dr. King

During the event one student from each of BHIC’s member institutions has an opportunity to give a reflection on Dr. King. To be considered for this opportunity, follow the guidelines provided and complete the form linked below. Next year’s theme is “Speak Out, Show Up, Take Action!” and is inspired by a brief speech Dr. King gave in March of 1965 on courage.

Click here to apply to give CofC’s reflection. Application deadline is November 30.

Volunteer at the Event

The College needs two student volunteers to represent CofC at the celebration. Students interested in participating are encouraged to click here for more info.

Posted on November 16, 2021 in Announcements & Events

Summer 2022 Data Analytics and AI Associate Internship Opportunity

Interested in working with Data Analytics and AI?

General Dynamics Information Technology’s Summer Internship Program offers students a paid internship experience and the opportunity to be a part of a collaborative team that is helping to solve the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the world.

The Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence summer internship program will allow interns to work on a range of projects using statistical techniques to provide insights into internal or external customer data to guide decision-making and enhance user experience and to build machine learning algorithms or work on artificial intelligence system deployments.

All students are welcome to apply for the paid summer 2022 internship (preference is given to students in STEM fields).

For all application related questions, please reach out to GDIT Careers here!

Learn more about the internship

Throughout GDIT’s 10-week Summer Internship Program, interns will have the opportunity to do the following:

  • Work side-by-side with GDIT professionals delivering work for clients.
  • Collaborate with a team of peers to research and propose solutions to a current business challenge.
  • Participate in a mentoring circle led by an early career champion.
  • Interact with GDIT leaders.
  • Participate in professional development.

Posted on November 15, 2021 in Internships & Jobs

Earn HONS and Honors Immersed Credit in Portugal next summer!

Still need an Honors Advanced Studies course? Looking for an Honors Immersed project? Missed out on study abroad last year? Travel to Portugal this June with the Honors College!

  • Advanced Studies (HONS 390: Evidence-Based Medicine in Lisbon with Dr. Pfile) will count towards the Advanced Studies or Honors Elective credit
  • Add an Honors Immersed project (Assessing Parks and Green Space in Lisbon with Dr. Hughey) for no additional tuition cost

For more information, email Dr. Hughey at hugheysm@cofc.edu or visit our table at the Study Abroad Fair Wednesday, Nov. 17, from 10:30am-1pm on the Cougar Mall.

Posted on November 12, 2021 in Study Abroad

Apply Today to Serve as a BGS Peer Facilitator Next Fall

Get paid to serve as a mentor to the incoming class of 2026

The Honors College is seeking Honors students to serve as Peer Facilitators for the HONS 100: Beyond George Street course to be taught in Fall 2022. Students will be selected based on individual BGS performance, review of the application, statement of interest, and interview.

Peer Facilitators will serve as mentors for the Class of 2026 in a variety of different aspects. Training is provided through a 2-credit training course that students enroll in during the Spring 2022 semester.

Peer Facilitators will commit to at least 7 hours per week in Fall 2022, including class meeting time and one BGS Team meeting per week. Students will be paid $10/hour.

To apply: please submit the following three items to honors@cofc.edu by 5pm on November 16th:

Read More About the Position

Peer Facilitator Requirements:

· Member of the Honors College in good standing

· Either currently enrolled or completed Honors First Year Experience (BGS and Honors Engaged)

· Availability to take Spring 2022 Express training course (Express I : MW 3:00 – 4:40 or Express II: TR 3:05 – 4:45)

· Attend Spring 2022 retreat (to be held on one of the first three Saturdays/Sundays in April)

· Attend Fall 2022 retreat which will be held the Thursday before the 1st day of class

· Willingness to plan Fall 2022 schedule to accommodate Honors BGS (this includes keeping the time for our weekly team meeting open and keeping the period before and after the assigned class meeting time open)

· No more than 15 hours of course load in Fall 2022 (negotiable in some cases)

· No more than 15 hours of outside activities – including other jobs/clubs/sports

For all questions, please reach out to honors@cofc.edu

Posted on November 8, 2021 in Announcements & Events, Campus Involvement, Community Engagement

Celebrating Women Entrepreneurship Events: November 18th and 19th

Join EO Charleston in Recognizing Local Female Entrepreneurs

Students are invited to join the Entrepreneurship Organization of Charleston’s National Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Events. The events feature a wide variety of subject matter, including;

Lessons from the Edge: Vulnerability as a Strength (November 18th)

Thursday, November 184 – 5:30 p.m.Advantage Media18 Broad StreetCharleston, SC

Women Entrepreneurship Day Breakfast Panel (November 19th):

Friday, November 197:30 a.m. Light Breakfast from Callie’s Hot Little Biscuits8-8:50 a.m. Panel Discussion with Special GuestsSottile-Thompson Recital Hall @ Ashley Hall172 Rutledge Ave.Charleston, SC

Admission is free to all College of Charleston students. Please reach out to info@eocharleston.org for all questions and RSVP information.

Posted on November 8, 2021 in Announcements & Events
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