SC State Students: The Career Center Has Outstanding Opportunities For You

Friday, February 15, 2013

SC State University’s Career Center will host two outstanding events, designed to help students obtain their next  internship, co-op or job opportunity. 

On Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., the Career Center will host Internship Day in Belcher Hall’s Atrium, on the campus of SC State University.  On Thursday, Feb.21, 2013, beginning at 9 a.m., the 16th Annual Community Higher Education Council (CHEC) Career Expo, in conjunction with SC State University, Claflin University, and Orangeburg–Calhoun Technical College, will take place at the Jonas T. Kennedy Health & Physical Education arena at Claflin University.

“These events are designed to assist our students in their career exploration and to determine if the fields they are looking to enter matches their abilities and interests,” said Joseph Thomas, Career Center Director.

Internship opportunities to include:


  • United States Army Corp of Engineers
  • Drexel University
  • SC Ports Authority
  • Chick-FIl-A
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Federal Mogul Friction Products
  • The Regional Medical Center
  • Data Systems & Technology, Inc.
  • Richland County Public Defender’ Office
  • BI-LO; United States Army
  • United States Coast Guard
  • Goodwill
  • Thurgood Marshall College Fund
  • South Carolina Department of Social Services
  • Camp Burnt Gin
  • South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.


    Additional information regarding other internship opportunity will also be provided during the event.

    Close to 50 corporations throughout the U.S. will be represented at the 16th Annual CHEC Career Expo.  They include:

    ABC Columbia (WOLO TV)

  •   AgFirst Bank
  • Anderson School District Four
  • Bankers Life and Casualty Bridgestone
  •   Charleston Parks and Recreation
  • Cintas
  • City of Florence
  •   City Year 
  • CVS Caremark
  • Enterprise
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Fort Worth Police Department
  • Global Spectrum
  • Greenville County Sheriff’s Department
  • Gwinnett County Public Schools
  • Lexington Police Department
  • Prudential
  •   Richland School District One
  • Richland School District Two
  • Santee Cooper
  • Savannah River Nuclear Solutions
  • SC Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism 
  •   SC Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Shelby County Schools
  • Sherwin Williams
  • Social Security Administration
  • Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Spartanburg Public Safety
  • The Regional Medical Center
  • Transportation Security Administration – Federal Air Marshal
  • United Parcel Service (UPS)
  • US Army – Orangeburg Recruiting Station
  • US Coast Guard
  • US Department of Agriculture – Plant Protection and Quarantine  
  • US Department of Agriculture – Veterinary Services
  • US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • US Marine Corps – Officer Program
  • US Secret Service
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Y-12 National Security Complex.


For more information contact Anquanetta M. Darby, SC State University Career Center Coordinator, at (803) 536-7033 or Joseph B. Thomas, Jr., SC State University Career Center Director at (803) 536-8577.