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Opportunities

The Opportunities Bulletin Board is the place for graduate student related events, fellowships, job postings, announcements and learning opportunities. We update this page regularly, so check back often!

Contact Victoria White at vbwhite@mailbox.sc.edu with inquiries about posting on the Opportunities Resource Bulletin.

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity

A two-year postdoctoral position is available with the Community Psychiatry Program for Research in Implementation and Dissemination of Evidence-Based Treatments (PRIDE).  The position will begin in July 2019, under the mentorship of Dr. Luana Marques, Director of Comunity Psychiatry PRIDE within the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School.  Read more about the position and requirements here.

Graduate Assistant Positions (Student Health Services)

Applications are now available for Graduate Assistant positions within Student Health Services.  Available GA positions for the 2019-20 academic year are:

  • Be Well Carolina and General Wellness
  • Campus Mental Health Initiatives – Mental Health Programming
  • Gamecocks LiveWell – Faculty/Staff Wellness
  • Healthy Carolina Initiatives – Farmers Market/Communications
  • Peer Leadership and General Wellness
  • Public Relations and Marketing
  • Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention & Prevention – Education, Outreach and Advocacy
  • Sexual Health – STI Testing Education
  • Stress Management

 To view the complete position descriptions and apply for a Graduate Assistantship, please visit www.tinyurl.com/SHSGApositions.   You may apply for and rank up to three positions.  Applications require a resume, statement of interest (300-500 words) and 3 references.  All applications must be submitted by April 12, 2019.

Fulbright Workshop and Fulbright US Student Program

A Fulbright Workshop will be held on March 20th at 4pm in the Gressette Room (3rd Floor, Harper College). The workshop will discuss the Fulbright US Student Program for those interested in studying, researching or teaching abroad for one year.  The Fulbright US Student Program offers grants for graduating seniors, alumni, and graduate students who articulate a well-defined program involving study, research or teaching English.

If you  can not make this session but would like to apply for the 2019-2020 academic year, fill out an Intent to Apply Form to schedule a meeting with a National Fellowship Advisor and attend the Fulbright Getting Started Workshop on April 15th at 4 PM in the Gressette Room.  Visit here for more information about the Fulbright US Student Program: https://us.fulbrightonline.org/about/fulbright-us-student-program

  • Read about the 2018 UofSC Fulbright Winners here
  • For National Fellowship information, or to schedule an appointment with a National Fellowships Advisor, please visit: sc.edu/ofsp
  • To investigate National Fellowship Opportunities with INFO, a searchable database visit: www.sc.edu/ofsp/info

 

 

Data Analyst Position

The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) has a Data Analyst position available.  Review the opportunity here.

Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program (SCGSR)

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science is now accepting applications for the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program 2019 Solicitation 1. Applications are due 5:00pm Eastern Time on May 9, 2019. The SCGSR program provides doctoral dissertation/thesis research opportunities for graduate students at DOE national laboratories. Details about the program and online application can be found at https://science.energy.gov/wdts/scgsr/.

Business Data Analyst (Graduate Student Opportunity)

The Office of the Chief Data Officer has a Business Data Analyst opportunity available for a graduate level student.

See the attachment below for further details.

2019 Data Science Fellowship

Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier sessions, we will be holding another fellowship.

Who Should Apply: Anyone who has already obtained a masters or PhD degree or who is within one year of graduating with a masters or PhD is welcome to apply. Applications from international students are welcome. Everyone else is encouraged to sign-up for a future session.

Locations: In addition to the below in-person locations, we will have a remote online session:

  • New York City
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Boston
  • Washington, DC.

Dates: All sections will be from 2019-04-01 to 2019-05-24.

Application Link: https://www.thedataincubator.com/fellowship.html#apply?ref=waG1icmFuZEBtYWlsYm94LnNjLmVkdQo=

Early Deadline: 2019-01-14.
Regular Deadline: 2019-01-21.
We are assessing and interviewing candidates who apply for the Early Deadline first and then based on remaining availability, will take candidates who applied for the Regular Deadline on a first-come first-serve basis.

 

Off-campus housing services for USC students

New and current students (as well as USC faculty and staff) looking for housing options in Columbia can take advantage of an up-to-date database of rental properties near the university. Contact Off-Campus Student Services for details: Russell House Suite 115, Columbia, SC 29208; Phone: (803) 777-3366; email: saocss@mailbox.sc.edu

USC Postdoctoral Association

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to announce a networking and professional development group, the USC Postdoctoral Association, which supports postdocs at the University of South Carolina. Their mission is to support and improve the postdoctoral training experience at USC by providing opportunities and resources for networking, professional development, social interaction, research, and teaching. Learn more

OFSP's database for national fellowships and awards

With the INFO (Investigate National Fellowship Opportunities) tool, the Office of Fellowship and Scholar Programs online searchable database for national fellowships and awards allows students to use broad or specific search criteria to locate national fellowships based on interests or academic and career goals. The database features graduate and dissertation fellowships, funding for study abroad, and postdocs. 

On-Campus Produce Delivery

Healthy Carolina offers healthy eating options for USC faculty, staff, and students with On-Campus Produce Delivery. Partnering with two, locally owned produce delivery companies, Pinckney’s Produce and AFRESH!, On-campus Produce Delivery will bring fresh produce right to USC’s Columbia campus. It’s a convenient way for the USC community to purchase locally grown food and to eat healthier! 

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