Ernest F. Hollings NOAA Undergraduate Scholarship

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

What: 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 NationalOceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) facility during the summer.  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.

To Apply: Apply using the online application. Applications are due by Friday, January 21, 2020 at 11:59 pm EST.

Questions or application help? Contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards at

Posted on November 5, 2019 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

2020 DART Summer Program

The NIDA-funded Drug Abuse Research Training Program (DART) at MUSC is accepting applications for the 2019 DART Summer Research Fellowship Program. This is a 10-week research training program for undergraduate, graduate & medical students. Accepted students will receive 1-on-1 mentorship on a research project and work full-time in a lab.

Students can also expect to experience collecting data, running statistical analysis, training through weekly didactic seminars, scientific writing, and presenting their work at the annual Summer Research Day.

Applications are due February 1, 2020. Candidates should complete the online application and submit their CV and Letter of Interest on our website, For additional questions, please contact

Posted on November 4, 2019 in Internships & Jobs, Research

Cougar Scholarship Awarding System (CSAS)

College of Charleston has improved the process by which students can apply for departmental scholarships through the development of the Cougar Scholarship Awarding System (CSAS). CSAS will serve as the platform that you will use to apply for all privately funded scholarships. CSAS gives you access to all scholarships that are available to you through a streamlined application process. To submit an application for scholarships from any department or school on campus, you will need to log into the CSAS portal to update your profile and submit an application for any scholarships that require additional action on your part.






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  • CSAS is how all departmental scholarships will be awarded for the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • Applications for specific opportunities will be available on November 1, 2019.
  • The CSAS portal can be accessed here:
  • You will need to make sure your student information is updated and that you have submitted your FAFSA (if applicable) for the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • Student information can be accessed via MyCharleston under the Academic Services Tab and the Banner Self Service link.
  • This application is only for departmental and foundation-awarded scholarships. It is not for State or Federal funding opportunities
  • If you are a current recipient of a renewable scholarship through your department, you will need to submit an application through the CSAS portal in order to renew that scholarship. This includes recipients of Honors College named merit scholarships

Posted on October 30, 2019 in Announcements & Events

Practitioners Needed: Capabilities Academic Learning Center

What: Would you like to get paid to make a difference in young people’s lives? Rated best practitioner academic support in Charleston 2017-2019, we at Exemplary Capabilities are passionate about helping students achieve the success that we know can be attained. We specialize in areas such as SAT/ACT preparation, individual subject tutoring, group study sessions, and more. We offer our employees flexible hours, a dynamic work environment, and a starting wage of $15 per hour.

To Apply: If interested, please submit resumé and references to:

We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Posted on October 28, 2019 in Internships & Jobs

2020 GCRL Summer Field Program – Apply Today

The University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Ocean Science and Technology is excited to announce the 2020 Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) Summer Field Program course line-up.  Students can apply online.  Classes will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Their field and laboratory intensive class sizes are kept small to ensure everyone gets a great experience.  With this in mind, students are encouraged to apply early to secure a seat in the course of their choice.

Enjoy a great summer exploring the coastal habitats of the northern Gulf of Mexico. You can find more information at the GCLR website or by searching “GCRL Summer Field Program” on Facebook.  If you have any questions or if you need additional information, please contact Sam Clardy at or Margaret Firth at or by phone at 228-818-8852.

Posted on October 24, 2019 in Research

Local Law Firm Seeks Courier/File Clerk for Downtown Office

What: Wall Templeton & Haldrup, a law firm located in Downtown Charleston, is seeking a student for the Courier/File Clerk position at our firm. The courier is responsible for maintaining all physical and electronic files for each open matter in our office; running errands to Post Office, local and non-local courthouses, and other law firms and businesses; assisting with greeting clients and visitors; answering telephone when receptionist is out; helping with various projects for attorneys and paralegals. This is a great opportunity for students interested in going to law school, as they will get hands-on experience with legal documents and become familiar with legal terms.

When: This is a part-time position, ideally for MWF. Inquire immediately, as courier needs to go through a training period. Hours are flexible, but we are looking for someone who can work at least 2-3 weekdays every week.

Where: While we have a firm in Raleigh, NC, right now we are only looking to fill the opening at the downtown Charleston location.

Who: Students of all levels will be considered. While this is a good experience for pre-law students, all majors are welcome to apply. Applicants must have their own, reliable transportation, for errands in Mount Pleasant, West Ashley, and beyond. The firm pays for parking and mileage reimbursement.

More Info: Students can contact for more information. Please send resumes and confirmation of personal transportation to Lauren, as well.

Posted on October 24, 2019 in Internships & Jobs

Information Technology Accelerated Development Program (ADP) at Raymond James

The Information Technology Accelerated Development Program (ADP) offers a view into the world of corporate technology and how it supports the business and mission of Raymond James. ADP associates develop relationships with key members of the information technology leadership team while participating in a comprehensive training regimen. Several information technology tracks allow participants to tailor their experience according to their university majors and interests.

More information on ADP and related internships is available here. Contact Professor Lancie Affonso at for more information.

Posted on October 20, 2019 in Internships & Jobs

Research in Neuroinflammation (Tomlinson Lab, MUSC)

Dr. Steve Tomlinson’s Lab at MUSC is seeking to recruit two volunteer research assistants to help run and analyze experiments for a neuroinflammation project aiming to understand the role and mechanism of phagocytosis (uptake of injured neurons by immune cells) in traumatic brain injury.

Experiments will include in vitro phagocytosis assays and in vivo drug testing. Volunteers will be taught how to (1) collect and process brain tissue, (2) isolate and culture immune cells, (3) analyze cells using microscopy and flow cytometry, and (4) assess behavioral recovery in mice.

Volunteers should be able to dedicate 8-20 hours/weeks to research, depending on the experiments at hand. Experiments will be planned ahead of time to accommodate class schedules and exams, and extensive training will be provided upon joining lab. The lab environment is friendly and supportive and provides a great opportunity to connect with colleagues on different career paths (MD, PhD, MD/PhD, post-docs).

If you are interested in this research opportunity, please contact Amer Toutonji ( with a resume and any questions you may have.

Posted on October 11, 2019 in Research

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