Friday | May 7, 2021

Senator Tim Scott Attends Inaugural Opportunity Internship Fair

NORTH CHARLESTON – This week, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) celebrated the success of the inaugural Opportunity Internship Fair. On Wednesday, Senator Scott addressed participating employers and students from Burke High School, Military Magnet Academy, North Charleston High School, and Senator Scott’s alma mater R.B Stall High School at the Cooper River Center for Advanced Studies.


 
Click here to watch highlights from the event

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Background: 
 
The purpose of Opportunity Internships is to connect employers offering paid internships in South Carolina with students in Title I high schools in order to create pathways to viable career opportunities. 
 
The Office of Senator Scott, the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, and United Way Association of South Carolina co-sponsored the event. 
 
The following employers participated in the in-person fair:
 ·     Atrium Health
·      Bank of America
·      Boeing
·      Charleston Aviation Authority
·      Charleston County 911 Call Center
·      Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce
·      Dominion Energy
·      Homegrown Hospitality
·      Hubner Manufacturing
·      Lowcountry Hotels
·      McLeod Information Systems
·      Nephron Pharmaceuticals
·      Trident Technical College
·      W-International 

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