Community Organizing Fellowship opportunity with Girls Rock Charleston

Fall 2013 & Spring 2014 Semesters (with option of starting this summer):

Girls Rock Charleston, a local non-profit organization, is partnering with the Women’s and Gender Studies Program to create a Community Organizing Fellowship opportunity for female and/or transgender students. This opportunity is specifically geared towards developing the leadership of students of color, working class students, and immigrant students (of any immigration status), who are all strongly encouraged to apply. Participants will learn the ins and outs of community-based grassroots organizing while completing complementary coursework in their discipline. 

Students with an interest in any of the following should consider applying: racial justice work, economic justice work, girls studies, disability studies, LGBTQ justice work, public education, and grassroots social movements. 

 This is a stipended position with a heavy time commitment (at least 120 hours per semester) during which the Fellow will gain 6 hours of course credit through completing an internship and an independent study. This could also be paired with a bachelor’s essay depending on the student’s interest. 

 If you are interested, please submit a letter of interest and a letter of recommendation from a professor by Friday, May 31, to

 Learn more about Girls Rock Charleston at

Career & Internship Fair: March 30

Spring 2013 Career & Internship Fair
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
12 – 3:00 pm
TD Arena, 301 Meeting Street

– Participating organizations include those recruiting upcoming graduates/alumni for full-time career opportunities; organizations recruiting undergraduates for internships, part-time jobs, and seasonal/summer jobs; and local graduate schools will provide admissions and application information.
– All students and interested alumni of the College of Charleston are welcome to attend. The Fair is not open to the public.
– Students should dress professionally (as they would if going for an interview; business professional attire preferred, business casual acceptable)
– Interested faculty and staff are welcome to attend

Information for Students/Alumni:

List of participating organizations (will be updated weekly until the Fair):


Linda Robinson, MHRD
Coordinator, Recruiting and Technology Programs
Career Center
College of Charleston
Room 216, Lightsey Center
160 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC  29424
Phone:  843.953.5692
Fax:  843.953.6341

Summer White House Internship Program: now accepting applicants!

Are you a motivated student with unique attributes and innovative ideas for contributing to our country?  Are you intested in spending your summer in an unforgettable way?  Then apply to become one of a selected group of White House Interns!

The application period for the White House Internship Program is now open. The application deadline for the Summer 2013 program is January 27, 2013.

Complete details available here:


Cougar Career Workshop: Experience Matters (Internships) on Nov. 8 @ 5:30

Looking to complete an internship either here or abroad? 

Know that you want an experience which links what you’re learning in class with what you want to do after graduation, but don’t know where to look or how to apply?

Do you need help writing a resume? Or maybe you have one but want someone to help you improve it?

Nervous about trying to network and/or interview for possible internships?

Then attend the Career Workshop on Internships with Internship Coordinator, Katie Smith:

November 8 from 5:30-6:30 in the Career Center
Facilitator: Katie Smith, Internship Coordinator
Description: Relevant experiences are critical pieces of your professional development.  Do you find yourself asking, how do I get experience? Come and get your answers to and more about the imporatnce of relevant experiences.