Welcome to CISTERNonline, the primary source that connects College of Charleston students and alumni with job and internship opportunities.

  • Access to CISTERNonline is restricted to College of Charleston currently enrolled students, graduate students and College of Charleston alumni.

  • Students & Alumni: to log in, please follow the login instructions on the right side of this page.  Employers: Please click here to list jobs/internships.

  • Students/Alumni may want to download and look at the User Guide for helpful tips on how to utilize the system.

  • Once you have created your student/alumni Profile in CISTERNonline, it is imperative that you update/edit your Profile (link at the top of your home page) information regularly, especially your classification, degree, and major, this is NOT done automatically.

Links to other local, regional, national, and international job listing sites.

Notice: The College of Charleston acts only as a referral agency and is not responsible for soliciting students or placing them with listed employment, internships or volunteer opportunities. It is the duty of the student to act reasonably and responsibly when choosing a job, internship or volunteer opportunity. If a chosen employer should act inappropriately, the student is advised to immediately contact the Career Center in order to be apprised of the appropriate course of action.


Career Center Information

College of Charleston Career Center
Room 216, Lightsey Center
160 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC  29424

Office hours:  M-F, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (Call to schedule appointments)
Drop in hours: M-F, 1 pm - 4 pm (no appointment required; approx. 15 minute meeting with a staff member)

Facebook: www.facebook.com/CofCCareerCenter

Student & Alumni Log In Information

Enrolled Students/Alumni
If enrolled BEFORE Fall 2011:
Username:  Full EDISTO email address
Password:  Date of birth (MMDDYY - no slashes or dashes)

If enrolled after Fall 2011:
Username:  Campus issued email address
Password: Date of birth (MMDDYY - no slashes or dashes)

If you have any difficulties logging in, complete the Account Request Form here and the Career Center will reset/update your Cisternonline account.

Download the CISTERNonline Student Guide here. (PDF format)

Career Center
Phone: 843 953-5692
Email Career Center
Visit our website


List your Jobs/Internships by completing our Job Description Form here.
(You do NOT need to sign in to list jobs/internships).

Link here for policies and guidelines for posting jobs/internships with our office. All positions listed through our office are reviewed and then deployed for view by job seekers.

Career Center
Phone: 843-953-5692
Email Career Center