Friday, April 3, 2015

Design Studio Workshop: Building a better Student Financial Aid and Billing experience, April 9, 5:30-8:30pm



Food will be provided, Chipotle. It would be great if you can join us!

Forward this message to a friend, and don’t forget to RSVP: email uxdesigner@berkeley.edu by Sunday April 5th (space is limited).



Paid Student Position: Social Media Coordinator - CET

The Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology is engaged in a wide range of dynamic new projects and investigations ranging from new course development to applied research projects. Work
​-​study students, interns, researchers, and visiting scholars contribute as part of CET’s extended team.
​ ​
CET is currently looking to fill a part
​-​time student position
​to support and grow our social media communication as well as support the editing of CET's communications and research.
​Required skills include professional experience working in and/or with social media platforms, experience managing successful social media campaigns, and strong writing and editing skills. Experience using constant contact is a plus. The salary is $15 per hour. Work-study eligibility is preferred.

Please contact
​Yeri Caesar (
ycaesark@berkeley.edu) with a statement of interest
​ and resume​.

Call for NOMA Student Travel Grants - Due May 8

The College of Environmental Design is now accepting applications for National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) STUDENT TRAVEL GRANTS for the 2015 NOMA Conference, October 15-17 in New Orleans, Louisiana. CED students can be awarded up to $600.

Applications are due via email to Kathleen Pera by the last day of instruction: May 8th, 4:00 PM.



LAUNCH: 17th Annual UC Berkeley Startup Competition: Public Finals & Awards Ceremony

This year’s LAUNCH is more than a competition, it’s an accelerator propelling top UC-affiliated startups to fundable. Fifteen teams ranging from SmartBod (smart vibrator) to Blowfish Health (asthma management device) have undergone a rigorous four-month curriculum to refine their customer segments, develop sales plans and define their metrics that matter.

Join us for the finals to:
· Meet and engage with all 15 teams at the pre-finals demo showcase
· See the Finalist teams pitch and receive feedback from top Silicon Valley VCs
· Watch them compete for $50,000 in prizes, including People’s Choice
· Network with past LAUNCH participants and entrepreneurs from UC Berkeley and beyond
· Get inspired by some of the Bay Area’s hottest startups

REGISTRATION:
CLICK HERE
or
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/launch-17th-annual-uc-berkeley-startup-competition-registration-16212201130

Career Center Now Recruiting Peer Advisors for 2015-16

*WORK STUDY ELIGIBLE STUDENTS ONLY*

The Career Center prepares undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni to make informed decisions about their futures by providing comprehensive resources, programs, and counseling on career development, internships, employment, and graduate school. The Peer Advisor position is an integral role in the success of our programs and services. Working directly with and supervised by a Career Counselor, Peer Advisors are trained to be extremely knowledgeable about Career Center services, and will assist students through providing daily customer service in the Career Center, one-to-one advising, and conducting workshops.

**Two peers will be assigned as ‘specialists’ in the pre-health careers field; additional training and resources will be provided to ensure expertise in this area to deliver programs and advising.**

To apply: You must submit your application (resume and essay) through Callisto. Search for Job #887796 or Career Center Peer Advisor in the key word field. A full description can be found there.

Applications due Wednesday, April 8, 2015.
For questions, contact Santina Pitcher at santina@berkeley.edu

Now Accepting Applications for the 2015 AIA/F Diversity Advancement Scholarship

March 25, 2015

The AIA/F Diversity Advancement Scholarship provides assistance to high school graduates, college freshmen, and community college students from a minority and/or financially disadvantaged background who intend to pursue a NAAB-accredited professional degree in architecture.

We are now accepting applications via SlideRoom for the 2015 AIA/F Diversity Advancement Scholarship. Please visit the 2015 AIA/F Diversity Advancement Scholarship web page for more information, including eligibility requirements. Applications and all supporting documentation must be completed in SlideRoom no later than 11:59 PM on Wednesday, April 22nd.

Questions may be addressed to divscholarship@aia.org.

Summer Internship 2015


Deadline April 15th


15th Annual Lavender Graduation Registration

Friday, April 24th, 2015
Time: 6pm Reception, 6:30-8:30 Ceremony
Location: Alumni House

Keynote Speaker: Cara Stanley, M.A. Director, Student Learning Center at UC Berkeley & Lecturer African American Studies

Registration: Please fill out the registration FORM to let us know you are attending. It is particularly important for us to know the number of graduates so we may have a count for the rainbow tassels. All guests should do the same as well.


https://docs.google.com/a/berkeley.edu/forms/d/1CdcZcXK-QQ9bSuk1BmBwS-YSD9oR--Mh_vlsxNNzGpw/viewform


If you have any questions, please contact Dee Mauricio at dwmauricio@berkeley.edu or call (510)643-5730

Prytanean Prize

Open to UCB women students with junior standing. The Prytanean Alumnae (http://tinyurl.com/PrytaneanAlumnae) are currently accepting applications for the Prytanean Prize. The instructions and forms are attached and can be accessed on a public link http://tinyurl.com/PrytRitterPrizeApps. Prize applications are due 12n on Friday, April 3, 2015 via email to PRYTPRIZE@GMAIL.COM

SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED VIA EMAIL TO PRYTPRIZE@GMAIL.COM:

Please save your submission packet as a single document with your “first and last name” (e.g. Mary Ritter). You can include your recommendations in your document. If your recommender prefers to submit directly, please share the email above and instruct them to name the document “first and last name” “REC” “last name of recommender” (e.g. Mary Ritter Rec Wheeler”)

For questions, please contact the Prytanean PEP Chair, Patty Friesen at friesen1@comcast.net

Restoration Field School in Italy- April 15th

There are spaces open in all of our programs and we are extending our application deadline to April 15th for our summer 2015 field school, the San Gemini Preservation Studies Program, now in its 16th year, dedicated to the preservation of cultural heritage and offering students the opportunity to study and travel in Italy.

To find out more about our program and review the syllabi, please visit our WEBSITE. People interested in applying should contact us as soon as possible.

The Green Program

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Summer Business Program at Haas

Dear Undergraduate Student,

Complement your Cal degree with a unique Summer Business Program at Haas.

The Haas School of Business invites you to consider the BASE Summer Program (Business for Arts, Sciences and Engineering). BASE is a six-week business boot camp that enables non-business majors to take business courses while earning full academic credit. Some former BASE students have gone on to earn MBA degrees, while others have accepted jobs in marketing, product development, consulting, and financial services.

The ideal participant of the BASE Program is an undergraduate student majoring in liberal arts, sciences or engineering. BASE is the ONLY premier business summer program or institute where students can earn units.

Financial aid may be available. Many UC Berkeley students are eligible for summer financial aid: http://financialaid.berkeley.edu/summer-aid

Application Process
We encourage you to apply as soon as possible given the popularity of the Programin the past 17 years. There is no application fee. To download the application or for more information please visit our website at http://www.haas.berkeley.edu/Undergrad/BASE/

Download our program brochure (.pdf).

Workshop in Ghana

Website: www.threetwoworkshop.com

Join a diverse, international team of architecture students, designers and artists to uncover the beauty and mechanics of earth architecture through collaborative building. During the workshop we will construct one of the shortlisted designs from the 2014 Mud House Design competition. We will be building in the Abetenim Arts Village in rural Ghana. The village is run by the Nka Foundation, a non-profit which promotes culture understanding through the arts in the form of workshops, projects and other volunteer opportunities. 
 For more information please see our websitehttp://www.threetwoworkshop.com or email us at threetwovilla@gmail.com

Applications Due 4/24/2015

Kid Regards,
Chris Tomasetti, Manuel Cordero and Angela Yang