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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 Hannah Spicher at hspicher@mailbox.sc.edu with inquiries about posting on the Opportunities Resource Bulletin.

Graduate Student Association now accepting applications for Cabinet positions

Graduate Student Association (GSA) is now accepting applications for vacant Cabinet positions. They are looking for motivated graduate students who want to get involved and meet new people. Check out the GSA website to see if any of the positions interest you and for details about the application process. 

Fall 2014 National Fellowships Graduate Workshops

Each semester, the Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs (OFSP) hosts a National Fellowship Workshop Series. Tailored to help you apply for specific awards, these workshops feature faculty experts and previous winners whose insights into the selection process can help increase your chances of winning a national fellowship. 

School of Visual Art and Design seeks two Graduate Instructional Assistants

The University of South Carolina School of Visual Art and Design seeks two Graduate Instructional Assistants for Art History survey courses--ARTH 105 (Prehistoric to Gothic) and ARTH 106 (Renaissance to Modern)--for Fall 2014. Graduate Assistants will receive a stipend and partial tuition abatement, including in-state tuition for out-of-state students. Candidates must have done well in same or similar course(s) as an undergraduate student. Please contact Dr. Andrew Graciano ASAP for more information: graciano@mailbox.sc.edu 

Still looking for an apartment?

Graduate students can find available housing around USC at housing.dailygamecock.com. (The Daily Gamecock is the editorially independent student newspaper at the University of South Carolina.) With hundreds of housing listings, it makes finding a great place easy! 

Art Competition: Crafting Civil (War) Conversations

The McKissick Museum at USC invites artists to reflect on the history of the war and its legacy for a major exhibition entitled Crafting Civil (War) Conversations. $25,000 in purchase awards will be given to prize winning artists and/or collaboratives. For complete information about the exhibition, including participation guidelines, see the Call for Entries attached below. The deadline for submissions is October 31, 2014

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 new networking and professional development group, the USC Postdoctoral Association, which is forming to support 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 introduces new database for national fellowships and awards

The Office of Fellowship and Scholar Programs has a new, online searchable database for national fellowships and awards. With the INFO (Investigate National Fellowship Opportunities) tool, students can 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 is pleased to offer new, healthy eating options for USC faculty, staff and students: On-Campus Produce Delivery. We are partnering with two, locally owned produce delivery companies, Pinckney’s Produce and AFRESH! Produce Delivery that 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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