Friday, May 30, 2014

Planning Department- Public Life Surveys of Parklets and Plazas

In June 2014, the Planning Department will launch the first citywide Public Life Surveys of Parklets and Plazas. We are also coordinating post-occupancy evaluations of Leland, upper Valencia, and Jefferson Streets.

We are seeking volunteers to attend one training and spend at least two hours collecting data at project sites. Volunteers will count pedestrians and cyclists, record activities, and interview pedestrians.

Trainings are offered on:
MON 6/9, 6/16, 6/23
FRI 6/6, 6/13, 6/20

Fieldwork days are:
TUE 6/10, 6/17, 6/24
WED 6/11, 6/18, 6/25
SAT 6/7, 6/14, 6/21

To sign up, please go to tinyurl.com/SF-PUBLIC-LIFE-SURVEYS
For more information, please email robin.abad@sfgov.org.

Student Assistant- Research Opportunity

Excited about Lyft / Uber / Sidecar?
Part-time, flexible, and paid research opportunity available!

We're hiring student assistants to survey users of these services.

Job Title: Student Assistant II, $13.10
Dates: Late May - Early July, ~10 hrs/week
Duties: Under the coordination and scheduling of a senior survey researcher, the survey worker will recruit and conduct intercept surveys with subjects in San Francisco on the topic of on-demand ridesharing. The survey worker will approach potential respondents on the street in pairs, ask if they are willing to take a short survey, obtain their permission, and ask the respondent scripted survey questions.

Apply through Callisto (Job ID #858640), or contact Nelson Chan at ndchan@berkeley.edu for more information.

SF Green Film Festival

The SF Green Film Festival is approaching- May 29-June 4. 

We have so many great screenings to share with you, but we thought you would be particularly interested to hear about these films. Lunch Love Community takes place in Berkeley and Berkeley students are organizing the Mondo Banana event.

Lunch Love Community
Sunday June, 1:00pm
The Roxie Theater, SF
Lunch Love Community is a beautiful and engaging new documentary that explores how a diverse group of pioneering Berkeley parents and activists came together to tackle food reform and food justice in the neighborhood and schools.
Tickets>>

Project Wild Thing
Saturday May 31, 2:00pm
The Roxie Theater, SF
The hilarious, real-life story of one man's determination to get children out and into the ultimate, free wonder-product: Nature.
Tickets>>

Mondo Banana
Friday May 30, 9:00pm
Roxie Theater, SF
A delicious blend of video art and ethnographic film exploring the personal, cultural, and environmental importance of bananas and the age-old connection between people and plants.
Tickets>>


If you haven’t seen it yet, check out our full Festival Program. Our website is www.sfgreenfilmfest.org

ATDP Job

Job Description for ATDP
Position: Residential Counselor (ATDP)
Employer: CFM Educational Services
Job duration: July 11 - August 9, 2014 (actual program dates: July 14 - August 8)
Salary: $3000 stipend, room & board during program dates

Job Summary
ATDP is a summer program under the Graduate School of Education at Berkeley. As a partner of ATDP, CFM is administering a 4-week ATDP session for domestic and international high school students from all over the world. CFM is seeking a responsible Berkeley student to act in the role of a resident counselor, supervising students and providing academic tutorial support for students throughout the program duration.

If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to CFM Educational Services at cfm.education@gmail.com
Questions and more details? Contact CFM Educational Services at cfm.education@gmail.com

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Suitcase Clinic's summer training Summer Program

Staying in Berkeley over the summer? Interested in working with underserved populations?
Apply to be a part of the Suitcase Clinic's summer training. The Suitcase Clinic is a student organization that for the past 25 years have provided health and social services to homeless and low-income populations in our local community.
The applications are due May 17th. You can find the application and more information at  http://www.suitcaseclinic.org/2014-summer-training/

Intern Position

Intern positions open with HMC Architects in the Ontario, Los Angeles, and San Jose offices.
 
 

The San Francisco Construction Specifications Institute Foundation, Inc Scholarship

The San Francisco Construction Specifications Institute Foundation, Inc. proudly offers scholarships to sophomore or above college students with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above and enrolled in a school of architecture, design, engineering, or construction in California.  Eligible students must have declared a major of Architecture, Architectural Engineering, Construction Management, Environmental Design, Landscape Architecture or a construction industry profession.
 
Scholarships for eligible applicants may be awarded in increments of $1,000.00, $1,500.00 or $2,000.00 at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee based on funds available.
 
For Scholarship Information and Application, please email Matt Crawford at mcrawford@kellymoore.com.

AIA NORTHWEST WASHINGTON CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP

The American Institute of Architects, Northwest Washington Chapter, is receiving applications for it’s scholarship award.  Applicants must have a home address in Whatcom, Skagit, Island or San Juan Counties, and be a Junior or above (in the 2014-15 academic year) in an accredited School of Architecture.  We will be able to offer up to $2000 in Scholarships this year.  Deadline for applications is July 1, 2014.

The AIA Northwest Washington Chapter Scholarship is funded by interest received from an endowment that was created by donations collected over a two-year period.  Donations to the endowment are tax-deductible.  For more information on the scholarship, or to make a donation, contact the Chapter at 360-671-9555, or www.nwaia.org.  NWAIA is a 501(c)3 organization. 

Applications are available on the nwaia.org web site.

Photoshop Render

 
Looking for the best Photoshop renderer for an opportunity to create 3 renderings for a 1000 sq. ft. proposed housing project to the City of San Francisco. Knowledge of AutoCAD preferred to base plans off, and a strong sense of graphics + creativity.

This small project would start AFTER finals, May 19th to be completed in early June. This is an affordable urban concept, as I’m a Bay Area based Arch consultant & UC alum who would like to support a student, pay in cash and give credit on their work. If interested, please send a PDF example or link to your Photoshop architectural renderings and/or CAD rendering.

Please let me know should you have any additional questions and email: archs15@yahoo.com
 

John F. Kennedy Scholarship

John F. Kennedy University has launched an initiative to meet the education needs of Latinos in California, taking the first step with $100,000 in scholarships for the coming academic year.

Scholarships of $5,000 are available for Latino students focused on completing their bachelor's degree, as well as students ready to start a graduate degree program. Application is available for download on the University website at http://www.jfku.edu/Admissions/Financial-Aid/Scholarships.html.

The University is accepting applications for both summer and fall quarter terms.  Summer quarter begins on July 14, 2014 and fall quarter on October 6, 2014.  The priority deadline for Summer quarter is June 2 and for Fall quarter is August 1
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Unpaid Internship at the Interdisciplinary Center for Healthy Workplaces (ICHW)

The Interdisciplinary Center for Healthy Workplaces is a newly founded center on campus that brings together researchers, practitioners, employees, and corporate representatives to facilitate a discussion around what a “healthy workplace” looks like.

 We are looking for interns immediately to help with our Center’s operation this summer. This is a great opportunity to learn about state-of-the-art research in this field and get a chance to network with leading researchers and stakeholders in the field.

What we are looking for:
• Enthusiastic and diligent volunteers with genuine interest in this field to complete various assignments that support our Center’s operation: literature review, administrative tasks, event coordination, and website updates, etc.
• Ability to work independently.

• Experience with literature review and event coordination, and familiarity with using MS Word, MS Excel, and bibliography citing software such as Zotero helpful but not required.

• Minimum of 5 hours and up to 10 hours per week commitment required.

This is currently an unpaid position; depending on your availability and research funds, a paid position may be available in the future.

 For more information and to apply, please contact Dr. Cristina Banks and Joeun Chung at <ichw@berkeley.edu> by Friday, May 16th, including a resume, your weekly availability over the summer (and/or fall), and a start date.

FSM50- Submit Designs

In preparation for the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement during the 2014 fall semester, a new, interactive website has launched featuring a visual history of the momentous events of 1964.
Please visit http://fsm.berkeley.edu to view the entire site, which includes biographies of UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff who were leaders of the Free Speech Movement, along with additional resources, such as images, video, news coverage, books, documentaries, and a graphics toolkit.

Current students are invited to submit designs for the 50th anniversary commemorative poster, in a contest co-sponsored by UC Berkeley's On The Same Page program, http://reading.berkeley.edu/srl_2014.html and the Office of Communications and Public Affairs. In addition to campus recognition, the winner will receive a cash prize of up to $2,000.00.
The deadline to enter the contest is Friday, May 30, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. For complete guidelines, visit http://fsm.berkeley.edu/poster-contest/

A blog will be added this fall to document the exciting events that will commemorate the anniversary of the FSM, including: a rally at noon on Oct. 1 on Sproul Plaza, the Mario Savio Memorial Lecture on Oct. 2 at Wheeler Auditorium, and a "Berkeley Talks" panel discussion with Chancellor Dirks and yet-to-be-announced luminaries in the modern world of social activism. A special events calendar can be found here.

Regards,
Claire Holmes
Associate Vice Chancellor, Communications and Public Affairs

The Kastrop Group, Inc

The Kastrop Group, Inc. is a small architectural firm in Redwood City, CA, with a diverse portfolio of projects ranging from residential remodels to offices, restaurants, and commercial developments. We are a collaborative office looking for an enthusiastic graduate with Revit and CAD experience to join our growing team.

The position will involve participation in design development and production of presentation and construction documents. Organization and good communication skills are required for this position.

Qualifications:
Degree in Architecture or related field
0-3 years experience in an architectural office
Experience with Revit and AutoCAD required
Ability to work effectively on mutiple projects and set priorities.

 To Apply:

Email resume and work samples to info@kastropgroup.com.