The Green Heart Project is hiring a Garden Educator

The Green Heart Project, a Charleston-based nonprofit and urban farm (and long-time Honors Engaged partner), is hiring a garden educator.

The opportunity: In this role, you will be responsible for managing volunteers and leading garden-based educational programs at our partner schools. You will have the opportunity to share your passion for food and gardening with the community, and help us grow the next generation of gardeners.

  • The position can be full time or part time from 10 – 40 hr/week

Great fit for: Students who are passionate about food, health, and outdoor education, and those who love working with kids and volunteers.

How to apply: Please send your resume and a cover letter to careers@greenheartsc.org.

Posted on August 5, 2022 in Internships & Jobs

Internship opportunity with local healthcare consulting firm Knowledge Capital Group

Local healthcare consulting firm Knowledge Capital Group [KCG] seeks a dynamic, motivated, and detail-oriented student with a healthy desire to grow in a challenging, respectful, and diversified work environment.

The opportunity: Responsibilities will include general office management duties, supporting staff on client deliverable production, conducting industry research and analysis, and other tasks as needed. The intern will interface with all members of the team and will report directly to Honors alumna Misty Antonacci, Consultant.

Great fit for: Students interested in marketing, communications, business administration, mathematics, public health.

The benefits: Gain dynamic experience in a professional environment and hone your skills in marketing, business writing, communication, and more.

  • Go deeper: There’s also potential for long-term, post-grad success with the company. Several Honors students who have interned with the company in the past excelled in their roles and were ultimately hired on as full-time employees upon graduation.

How to apply: Read below for qualification and compensation details, then email your resume to Honors alumna Lauren Ollis (lollis@knowledgecapitalgroup.com) by August 29, 2022.

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Qualifications:

  • Enrolled as a Senior [preferred] or Junior in the College of Charleston Honors College
  • Marketing and graphic design experience a plus
  • Business writing experience a plus
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products; experience with MS Outlook a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated organization skills and strong problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work under deadlines/time constraints

Compensation:

  • $11.50/hour
  • Between 8-12 hours/week on average

To apply, please send your resume to Lauren Ollis, lollis@knowledgecapitalgroup.com, by August 29, 2022. Learn more about KCG through our website (knowledgecapitalgroup.com), or read about KCG’s history with the Honors College here (https://blogs.charleston.edu/honors/2020/12/10/cofc-honors-student-is-4th-to-intern-for-knowledge-capital-group/).

Posted on August 4, 2022 in Internships & Jobs

URCA funding available to support student research and research presentations

The College’s office of Undergraduate Research and Activities (URCA) has multiple funding resources to help students planning to conduct or present research during the upcoming school year.

Upcoming deadline: The first round of applications for RPG (Research Presentation Grants) and MAYS (Major Academic Year Support) are due August 29.

How these funds help: RPG funds help with travel costs for those presenting research at a conference, while MAYS grants help to cover student research expenses for projects carried out during the academic year.

To apply: Visit the URCA website for grant descriptions, guidelines, and the application form.

Posted on August 2, 2022 in Research, Scholarships, Grants & Awards

The Math Lab is hiring tutors for the Fall semester

The College’s Math Lab is currently hiring tutors for the Fall 2022 semester.

Benefits: Tutors receive extensive training in communication strategies, skills for working with diverse populations, and methods of becoming a peer role model. It’s a great way to earn some money while supporting your peers and giving back to the college community.

Requirements: To be a tutor in the math lab, students should have at least a 3.0 GPA and have excelled in Calculus and/or statistics courses.

How to apply: Through the Center for Student Learning’s application portal: https://csl.cofc.edu/become-a-tutor/index.php

  • More info: Email the lab’s director Rachel Hunter at hunterr1@cofc.edu with any questions.
Posted on August 2, 2022 in Campus Involvement, Internships & Jobs

Present Your Work at the 2022 SSM Celebration of Student Research

The 2022 Celebration of Summer Research is a poster session hosted by the College’s School of Science and Math (SSM) on Convocation Day – Monday, August 22 – from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the SSMB building.

Target Audience: Students conducting mentored summer research in an SSM field, including those working with CofC faculty, MUSC faculty, the Department of Natural Resources, NOAA, and other associated facilities.

  • Learn More: Details on eligibility, abstract submissions, and creating and printing a poster are available online.

How to Apply: Submit an abstract to Professor Jason Vance (vancejt@cofc.edu). Submissions open on Monday August, 8 and close on Monday, August 15, 11:59 p.m.

Posted on August 1, 2022 in Announcements & Events, Research

Reading Partners has a gap year AmeriCorps opportunity

Reading Partners SC, a national nonprofit that provides students with reading support, has a year-long AmeriCorps opportunity in Charleston.

The opportunity: Multiple roles are available, including school-based roles and community engagement positions.

The benefits: A great opportunity to help kids learn to read AND plan your future career goals. Over 80% of our alumni described their service year as a defining professional experience.

How to apply: The application can be found on Reading Partners’ website.

Posted on August 1, 2022 in Internships & Jobs

Full and part-time positions available with North Charleston real estate firm

Real estate firm the Carla Faye Team is looking for an administrative assistant to join their fast-growing team at their office in North Charleston.

The opportunity: Take on a pivotal role in supporting the Carla Faye Team’s growing real estate operations, with flexible hours and part-time/full-time options available.

The benefits: Hone your communication, organizational, and time management skills in a supportive and fun-loving work environment.

Learn more: Click below for more details and application instructions.

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Qualifications:

  • Administrative experience and/or Real Estate experience preferred, but not required
  • Ability to commute to office in North Charleston, SC
  • Highly Proficient in Google Drive/Docs/Sheets, Microsoft Word/Excel
  • Ability to work both independently and also collaborate as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-Oriented and Strong organizational skills while Delivering World-Class Customer Service
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) is a huge plus but is NOT a requirement

Details:

  • Optional Part-Time (Hourly Rate) or Full-Time (Salary)
  • Monday-Friday (Hours and Days are flexible)
  • Occasional Weekends On-Call to answer/direct phone calls and emails
  • Supportive & Fun-Loving Environment

How to apply: Email Sell@GoinCoastalSC.com or Call Lindsey Perry at (843) 442-2546 for more info

Posted on August 1, 2022 in Internships & Jobs

CofC’s REACH Program is looking for peer mentors

The College’s REACH Program, a four-year, fully inclusive certificate program for students with mild intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, is looking for current CofC students to serve as peer mentors for the fall 2022 semester.

What to expect: Participate in traditional college activities with your mentee, such as studying, eating meals, attending fitness classes and sporting events, going to the gym, and hanging out with one another.

  • The weekly time commitment is relatively short and flexible within a student’s schedule.

Benefits: Support the CofC community and build a truly valuable relationship with one of your peers.

How to sign up: https://forms.office.com/r/aw9EcqevpG

 

Posted on July 28, 2022 in Campus Involvement
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