Monday, September 12, 2016

Saha Global Positions in Ghana

Free, online info session: Wednesday, Sept 14th
Durable design. Community ownership. Sustainable impact.
RSVP to learn more about opportunities in Ghana with Saha's Global Leadership Program. Join Saha's Founder & Executive Director Kate Cincotta to hear about:
  • Working with a rural community to build a clean water OR solar electricity business
  • Training local women entrepreneurs how to run it
  • Educating hundreds of families about the benefits of clean water and green energy
To learn more or apply by Oct 26th, visit

Basic Needs Security Undergraduate Internship

Undergraduates are able to join as volunteers or as unit earning interns (1-2 Units Available).

  • Assess and improve the accessibility and effectiveness of our basic needs security information, resources, and services.
  • Create & launch a new basic needs security campus website
  • Create & release mobile technology based support services for students in need
  • Provide new ideas to support our ultimate goal of making UC Berkeley basic needs secure
  • Further Info/Registration for CED Community:
  • We would love if you could share the internship/volunteer information with our CED community.
Further information, team breakdown, and registration/sign-up can be found here:

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)-Recruiting

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is recruiting this fall for the Director’s Financial Analyst position. This unique, two-year rotational fellowship, which will begin during the summer of 2017, sits at the intersection of the federal government and the financial services industry. The fellowship is a full-time position located at the CFPB’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Previous Director’s Financial Analysts have used the program as a springboard to further their careers. Some graduates of the program have moved on to:
Grad school (Columbia Economics, Harvard Business, Yale Law)
Private industry (Amazon, Uber, Wells Fargo)
Public sector (Department of the Treasury, NY Fed)

Students can apply for the program here between during the following two windows: Window 1: September 16 - September 20, Window 2: October 13 - October 17. We are also asking students to apply through the Cal Careers portal here.

Any questions about the position and application process email Rishi Ahuja at

Career Connections Networking Events

The Career Center has teamed up with the Cal Alumni Association in developing a series of casual networking events that help students make connections and gain clarity in their career pursuits. At each of these events, a diverse group of 15-20 Cal alumni & professionals will share their career insight and help illustrate the variety of jobs & internships offered within specific industries or career fields. These events are a great opportunity for students to practice their networking skills in a low-stress setting.

Fall 2016 Career Connections:
Non-Technical Roles in Tech - 9/28
Marketing & Public Relations - 10/12
Data Science - 10/19
Government & Law - 10/27
Product Design - 11/3
Environment & Sustainability - 11/9
Speed Networking with Alumni - 11/15

L&S and CNR will be strongly represented at this event, but it is open to all majors
& more events coming in spring 2017, including site visits to employers (Career Connections Treks)
Events take place on-campus from 6-8 pm, usually at the Career Center. Open to all registered UC Berkeley students and Alumni Advantage members.

RSVP and more details can be found by searching "Career Connections" from events when logged into

The Bears for Financial Sucess Program-Open for Walk-In

The Bears for Financial Success program will be open for walk-in appointment hours in 211 Sproul Hall. Here are the weekly hours:

Tuesdays 9:00 am- 1:00 pm
Wednesdays 9:00 am- 1:00 pm
Fridays 10:00 am- 2:00 pm

Students are welcome to come in any time during these hours to talk to one of the peer mentors about basic personal finances, such as how to create a personal budget. If unable to come in during walk-in hours, email to schedule an appointment.

Students can also find helpful resources online at, including a link to request a financial literacy presentation.