For USC Lancaster Students:
Openings for Internships or Jobs

Last Updated:  08/26/14

(Unless otherwise stated, Internship denotes unpaid work and Part-time or Full-time denotes paid work.)

Date

Title

Employer

Location

Job Type

08/26/14

Patrol Officer

Lancaster County Police Department

Lancaster, SC

Full-time

Description:

Under general supervision, enforces all Federal and State laws and City ordinances relating to public safety and welfare. Works under stressful, high-risk conditions. Reports to the Watch Commander.

Enforces all Federal and State laws and City ordinances relating to public safety and welfare; performs all duties in compliance with applicable policies, procedures, laws, regulations and standards of safety.

Takes active charge in serious or unusual situations.

Performs routine patrol duties, including but not limited to patrolling assigned areas of the City, responding to emergency calls and/or public calls for assistance, investigating criminal incidents, apprehending and arresting suspects and violent persons, securing crime scenes, issuing traffic citations/summonses, seizing property and/or criminal evidence, maintaining public order, interrogating suspects, transporting prisoners and mental patients, etc.

Serves warrants, summonses, subpoenas, civil and other official papers.

Investigates crimes. Interviews witnesses, complainants, and victims; gathers physical evidence and preserves it for court; conducts follow-up investigations as needed.

 Investigates/reports accidents, dangerous or defective streets, sidewalks, traffic lights, or other hazardous conditions.

 Provides testimony and presents evidence in court as necessary.

 Prepares and/or submits activity reports, incident reports, supplemental reports, accident reports, monthly reports, etc.

 Develops and implements programs designed to provide effective and efficient law enforcement services to citizens.

Performs responsible duties related to crime prevention and community relations programs; attends neighborhood Crime Watch meetings to enhance police/community relationships; presents personal safety programs to citizens and implements problem-solving techniques and strategies.

Demonstrates and promotes Community Team Policing by participating in community association meetings, community events, committees and other activities that promote community and police partnerships.

 Develops and maintains extensive knowledge of the services provided by other governmental and private agencies; refers citizens to needed services; monitors involvement of other agencies to ensure needed services are provided.

Facilitates information exchange between citizens, other officers, detectives, crime prevention personnel, etc.

 Remains abreast of all Federal and State laws, and ordinances of the City of Lancaster.

 Attends required training courses and seminars; participates in required physical fitness activities.

 Attends departmental meetings as required.

Maintains assigned equipment and vehicles.

Operates various types of office equipment, machinery and tools in the performance of duties such as a computer and monitor, adding machine, recorder, radio equipment, audio-visual equipment, facsimile machine, telephone. Operates/uses a variety of police equipment, including restraining devices, protective gear, firearms, etc.

 

 

Grade 19 / Salary Range $13.71 to $18.16

 

Requirements:

Desirable Education and Experience Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent and general knowledge and familiarity with basic police functions and activities, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must have successfully completed required courses through the SC Department of Public Safety, Criminal Justice Academy Division, and hold required certifications. Must possess a valid South Carolina Driver’s License. Must maintain proficiency in the use of firearms and evasive driving techniques.

 

Position may be subject to the following background checks: credit check, criminal history, driving history, drug test, medical/physical

 

WorkKeys Requirements (Entry Level): Reading for Information 6  /Locating Information 4 / Applied Math 3

 

Contact:

Applicants interested in this job opportunity should apply at the One Stop Career Center at 705 North White Street, Lancaster, SC by FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014. EOE

 

 

 

08/26/14

Package Handler

United Parcel Service

Charlotte, NC

Part-time

 

Description:

Looking for permanent part-time work? Check UPS out! 

Two shifts to choose from: 

Preload: 3 – 3 ½ hour shift Mon-Fri, between the hours of 4 AM-9 AM

Twilight:  3 – 3 ½ hour shift, Mon-Fri, between the hours of 5 PM-10 PM

Starting pay $10.00 per hour, weekly paychecks, weekends off, tuition reimbursement

 

Requirements:

The position is extremely physical

Must be 18 years old

 

Contact: 

Apply online at www.upsjobs.com/ 

 

 

 

 

08/26/14

Intern

Horse N Around Therapeutic Riding Center

Lancaster, SC

Internship

 

Description:

Horse N Around Therapeutic Riding Center is a non-profit equine therapy program. Our mission is to improve the quality of life to those who have special challenges through equine assisted activities and therapies. 

Programs Offered

Therapeutic Riding:

Hippotherapy: Billable towards insurance/NC and SC Medicaid accepted/ OT and Speechu

Able Body Beginner and Sibling riding

Equine Facilitated Learning

Field Trips: Contact program

How to help

Horse N Around cannot treat our kiddos without volunteers and interns. We always need help.

Assist with various needs associated with the administration of the programs.

Location

2593 N. Rocky River

Lancaster, SC 29720

 

horsenaroundtrc.org

 

Requirements:

Must be at least 15 years old and be able to physically handle walking

beside a special needs child on a horse.

 

Contact:

Contact Info

Marcus Trivett

Horse N Around Therapeutic Riding Center 501(C)(3)

2593 N. Rocky River Rd

Lancaster, SC 29720

ph.704-641-2146

fax.888-883-6402

horsenaroundtrc@yahoo.com

horsenaroundtrc.org

 

 

 

 

 

08/26/14

Programs Intern/Marketing Intern/Events Intern

Gaston Farm Rd Equestrian Center

Chester, SC

Internship

 

Description: 

Use knowledge, skills and abilities learned through business coursework to drive program efforts at Gaston Farm Equestrian Center, including but not limited to:

  • Establishing contacts throughout the region to promote our Center and the services we offer
  • Updating the email distribution list with new program and creating new lists as needed
  • Making recommendations for improvements to current programs and services
  • Recommending creative means of advertising new programs
  • Updating Facebook and Twitter as well as other social networking sites
  • Performing other duties directly related to the specific type of internship

 

Requirements: 

  • Must be pursuing a Bachelor or Associate's degree and must be a current student during the internship
  • Right candidate will have good writing skills, attention to detail and proficiency with computers & the internet
  • Must have a go-getter attitude and be a self-starter
  • Experience or interest in horses is a plus

 

Contact:  

Please send your resume and unofficial transcripts to Gwen Keller at gemkeller@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

08/26/14

Volunteer Coordinator Intern

Gaston Farm Rd Equestrian Center

Chester, SC

Internship

 

Description: 

Use knowledge, skills and abilities learned through college coursework to manage a quality volunteer program at Gaston Farm Equestrian Center, including but not limited to:

  • Present Gaston Farm Rd Equestrian Center to colleges and local community organizations, student groups, etc. to obtain volunteers and promote special events
  • Identify volunteer projects through needs assessments and ongoing communication with staff members
  • Research relevant community organizations to coordinate additional volunteer opportunities
  • Maintain volunteer schedule and list of events using Microsoft Outlook
  • Communicate regularly with volunteers through check-in phone calls, e-mails, etc.
  • Track volunteer hours using Microsoft Excel
  • Manage feedback from staff and share feedback with volunteers to improve future volunteer activities

 

Requirements: 

  • Must be pursuing a Bachelor or Associate's degree and must be a current student during the internship
  • Right candidate will have good interpersonal skills, attention to detail and proficiency with computers & the internet; experience with Microsoft Outlook a plus
  • Must be enthusiastic, have a go-getter attitude and be a self starter
  • Experience with or interest in horses is a plus
  • Must demonstrate experience in leadership role (in class is acceptable)
  • Experience recruiting, training, and supporting groups of people is a plus

 

Contact:  

Please send your resume and unofficial transcripts to Gwen Keller at gemkeller@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

08/26/14

Intern

Ava’s Gift to June

Monroe, NC

Internship

 

Description:

Assist with planning and implementing two Major Fund-raising events

A.      Create and distribute fliers for local schools, churches, and other places in the community

B.      Create and  display large posters for the event

C.       Assist with securing donations from small businesses for the silent auction

D.       Assist with marketing  the events

E.       Assist with recruiting volunteers for the events

Assist with obtaining company sponsorship via local small businesses to reimburse for business expenses.

Assist with smaller monthly fundraising events

A.      Piggy Bank contests: help to distribute Piggy banks to small businesses as well as collect from them monthly

B.      Help promote the “restaurant of the month”

C.      Approach the area middle schools and high schools to hold dances for fundraising event

Assist with e-mails and phone calls as directed to help organize and secure ongoing fund-raising activities

 

Requirements:

Current college student

 

Contact:

Heather Shiflett

Heather.Shiflett@carolinashealthcare.org

Organization web site:  http://avasgifttojune.net/