Retain Local Talent
Recruit Local Graduates

Attracting, cultivating, and retaining talent to support business success are strategic priorities for building long-term economic prosperity and mobility across the three-county Charleston region. Join Charleston Regional Development Alliance and the One Region partner organizations to build local capacity for our own Lowcountry college graduates. Every business can help. Here’s what you can do:

    1. Engage with higher education. Post job openings on local college/university career center job portals to help our region retain our talent.
    2. Develop more internships so that all local students can imagine a local future.
    3. Develop and post international internships and job openings to increase the level of global fluency in the Charleston’s workforce.

How to sign up:

    1. Click “POST JOBS & INTERNSHIPS” / look for No account? Sign up here
    2. Select “Employer” / use a work email address (Ex: / Click “Sign Up

**Many colleges and universities use Handshake for their Career Management System. This allows organizations to quickly share leads, post jobs, internships, and recruiting events with all three institutions at one time.


Higher education improves the quality of life for our citizens, raises average salaries, and contributes to the global economic competitiveness of the Charleston region. Learn more about the region’s higher education sector, HERE.

Regional Colleges and Universities

Medical University of South Carolina

MUSC educates and trains more than 3,000 students and nearly 800 residents in six colleges and has more than 17,000 employees. If you are interested in offering an internship, hiring a graduate, or recruiting on MUSC’s campus, please reach out to the representative at the MUSC college that aligns with your offering.


Statewide Colleges & Universities