Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Cal Alumni Association scholarships

  • Established in 1934, The Leadership Award is a one-year, merit-based scholarship that recognizes undergraduate students at UC Berkeley who demonstrateinnovative, initiative-driven leadership impacting their academic, work, or community environments
  • Roughly 650 scholars are chosen each year between incoming freshman/transfer students, and continuing Cal students
Program Benefits:
  • Students receive a one-time award of $2000; however, they are eligible to re-apply each year that they are at UC Berkeley
  • In addition to their monetary award, they are eligible for networking opportunities with alumni through CAA and the Cal Alumni Student Association (CASA)
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Demonstrate innovative, initiative-driven leadership impacting academic, work, or community environments for previous academic year
  • Registration and enrollment as UC Berkeley undergraduate student in at least the minimum number of units approved by major college or school for Fall 2017 and/or Spring 2018
  • Interview in-person on campus in September 2017 (Study-abroad students interview by Skype)
Please note: the application deadline for all continuing students is June 1st, 2017.

If you have any questions please call 510.900.8230 or 

Enjoy Creative Writing at Cal during Summer 2017!

Are you an aspiring creative writer? If yes, we may have just the course for you in summer 2017.

Claire Marie Stancek will be teaching Creative Writing 120: Reading and Writing Poetry.

Serena Le will be teaching Creative Writing 130: Creative Prose.

We are delighted to have both instructors back for a third summer and hope you will consider taking their courses if creative writing is one of your passions or you think it may be. See information about each course below:

Summer 2017 Creative Writing Courses at Cal

Creative Writing 120: Reading and Writing Poetry (3 units, LG)
Claire Marie Stancek
MoWe 2:00 - 4:59PM, Hearst Field Annex B1
Session Dates: 07/03 - 08/11/17

Class Number: 11284


Creative Writing (CRWRIT) 130: Creative Prose (3 units, LG)
Serena Le
TuTh 2:00 - 4:59PM, Hearst Field Annex B1
Session Dates: 07/03 - 08/11/17

Class Number: 11285 

Monday, April 24, 2017

Financial Wellness for UC Berkeley Students, By Students, on April 20, 2017

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CNR Summer Courses

CNR is offering some great summer classes including lower division breadth and American Cultures.

Click on the link below for more information:

The Greater Rincon Hill Community Benefit District is seeking an intern!!

Graphic Design & Community Engagement Intern

The Greater Rincon Hill Community Benefit District is seeking an intern for spring
2017. This internship opportunity is available to college students or recent college
graduates with a particular interest in the following fields:

Graphic design
Community organizing
Public policy
Urban planning

The position will office in the Greater Rincon Hill CBD offices, but will also be expected
to work remotely as needed. Interns will have the opportunity to work closely with
Greater Rincon Hill CBD staff, neighborhood residents and stakeholders, and city
agencies on a district design and activation plan.

March 13th - June 2nd (with opportunity to continue work into the summer)

$18.00 per hour

To apply, please forward a résumé and cover letter to:
Andrew Robinson, Executive Director,
160 Spear Street, Suite 230, San Francisco, CA 94105