Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: South Carolina
Fast Facts: Originally part of the Province of Carolina, the “Palmetto State” derives its nickname from the state tree. The capital and largest city is Columbia.
South Carolina Careers: As of 2008, the U.S. Census estimated South Carolina’s population at just less than 4.5 million. Forbes recently ranked South Carolina as the 29th “Best State for Business.”
South Carolina Career Education: South Carolina ranked 34th in a 2009 K-12 “Academic Achievement” study by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
South Carolina Economy: With no major professional sports franchise, college sports, NASCAR and golf attract the greatest attention of the state’s rabid fan base.
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