January 2014

Web Developer, Python, Local Startup

My name is Louis Smith, and I am the founder of local start-up LocoMotor Technologies, LLC. We are currently operating under the sponsorship of the SmartState Center of Economic Development in Tourism and Economic Development, under the direction of Dr. Simon Hudson in the USC College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management, with an office in the local USC/Columbia Technology Incubator.

Indie Bits Game Expo

Indie Bits Gaming, part of the Indie Grits Film Festival, announces an open call for its inaugural game competition. The competition is open to all modes of game design and development, including serious and experimental. Indie Bits exists to showcase games by indie game developers from or currently living in the Southeast and/or with ties to the region.

Python at a Local Startup

Hello USC,

My name is Nathan Bernard, I am the founder of OpenFaux, we're an open source security project that has just been accepted into an accelerator program in Columbia, South Carolina.

We're seeking someone with Python experience for our server-side lead position.

Tech Startups: A Cambrian Explosion

A special report from the Economist reports how cheap and ubiquitous building blocks for digital products and services have caused an explosion in startups.

Describing what sorts of businesses these startups engage in would at best provide a snapshot of a fast-moving target. In essence, software (which is at the heart of these startups) is eating away at the structures established in the analogue age.

Summer Research Jobs at Carnegie Mellon University

With the February 17th deadline approaching, could you please help us get the word out to undergraduates at University South Carolina Research Foundation about our summer research experience for undergraduates? Please circulate the announcement below to your undergraduates, appropriate d-lists, twitter, facebook groups, and professional organizations. Thank you.

USC Telecounseling

The Admissions Office is looking for enthusiastic dedicated undergraduate students to assist with recruitment this year by calling prospective students, admitted students and their parents. (Jose Vidal says: Note that if you are a Computer student, you will only be talking to High School students that have declared interest in majoring in Computers). Applications should possess strong communication skills, enthusiasm for USC, good work ethic, professionalism, and basic computer and telephone skills.

Developing New Social Network

My name is Marshall Beattie and I am developing a new social network that will connect people on a level that is not even available today. I am looking for college students to create this app/website. College students are the target market, so there is no better candidate for the job. This is a great opportunity for whomever takes it.

Cell number cell is 773-592-9131.

Office of Science and Technology Policy Internship Program

Deadline for Summer 2014: March 7, 2014

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is looking for qualified candidates to serve as interns during the Summer, Fall, and Spring terms.


  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Enrolled in an accredited college or university during the internship period

Application Requirements

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Writing sample
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Letters of recommendation

For more information, or to apply, visit: