This volunteer opportunity for one of the professors in my department was great for learning about the process of archaeological research. I worked in the lab cleaning minor things from the site and spent time extensively organizing them.
Research Assistant (Current Employee), Columbia, SC – November 8, 2014
Pros: flexible working time
Collecting and organizing data is sometimes boring but really helpful for data analysis which is necessary for professors' research. As a master student majoring in accountancy, this job requires me to process the work with professional due care.
Resident Mentor, University Housing (Former Employee), Columbia, SC – October 26, 2014
Being a Resident Mentor was one of the greatest things I could have done during my time in college. I got to work with incoming freshmen and was able to provide the resources they would need to help them better their time at school.
Working with freshmen was equally stressful, because they are always ready to party and sometimes took it overboard. – more... But my job required me to be on alert for any situations that may turn into a crisis and how to avoid these situations. I was able to educate myself as well as my residents about the dangers that come along with excessive alcohol and drug use.
It was a great job, I was able to work, go to class, and still have plenty of time to go to the gym and socialize. It looks good on your resume as well. It is not a glamorous job, but it pays decently and you learn how to live and interact with people from all walks of life. – less
This is a great place to work and the people are really nice. When the students were in session, it was quite busy, as they were in need of there professors, and helped arrange with them to either email the professor or try to locate them or help them in any way that I could.
I have learned a lot more patience as when things do not go right with a – more... student they get flustered and upset. I try to calm them and help them take care of their problem.
Management was always there with a helping hand.
My co-workers were always there to help in any way that they could.
The hardest part of the job at times were the clashing personalities, however, I do have a lot of patience, and would just smile and try to smooth the edges.
The most enjoyable part of my job was working with all the people. Whenever you needed a helping had someone was always there to help you. – less
Building Manager/Attendant (Current Employee), Columbia, SC – September 14, 2014
Russell House is dependent on the work of the everyday workers. It is a great place to be and has been a pleasurable experience working here. A typical day of working consists of managing events and ensuring that each event is set-up to the client's needs. We ensure that each client is given the requested materials and excellent service to allow for – more... an easy-going event. Life is stressful enough when planning for these events and we are here to alleviate that stress when it comes to the event set-up. – less
Teacher Student Assistant/Research at SRS (Former Employee), Aiken, SC – April 21, 2014
At USCA, I was required to maintain the animal lab, greenhouse, and be a teacher student assistant. I had learn a great deal with lab equipment and and and the proper techniques, also I learned how to be independent on task and make sure everything was going accordingly. The job was enjoyable and i have no complaints, I enjoyed working with the animal, – more... plants, and students. – less
Serving as the Graduate Instructional Assistant was an enriching experience for me. I learned a lot about teaching, lab management, curriculum design, exam conduct and student management. I was under a very capable management and mentorship. The working hours were manageable. My co-workers were very helpful and I enjoyed a friendly environment. The – more... hardest part of the job was preparation of the lab classes. I really enjoyed teaching the students and helping them with their studies. – less