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Institute of Internatioanl Studies Undergraduate Merit Scholarship

Description:   IIS is seeking to award a series of merit scholarships of up to $2000 each to support undergraduate research in any area of international studies.  Research may be conducted while in EAP, or independently.  The scholarship recipients will be called IIS Junior Scholars.  After completing their research projects, all Junior Scholars are required to submit a four-page research summary and attend the IIS Junior Scholars Conference held on-campus at the end of the 2011-2012 academic year.  Several Junior Scholars will be asked to present their work in poster format at the Junior Scholars Conference.  Junior Scholars with the strongest research project, as determined by an IIS faculty panel, will each receive an additional $1000 prize.  There will also be an opportunity to compete for the Best Poster Award, an additional $250 prize. Eligibility:  Open to any UC Berkeley junior or senior with a minimum 3.5 GPA who has completed at least one semester of study in residence at B

Studio Internship

Cynthia Erb & Associates specializes in high-end residential architecture and interior design.  We are currently accepting applications for a studio intern.  This position requires some classes in interior or furniture design and a strong ability to time-manage, organize, and follow through on tasks under deadline pressure.  During business hours, access to a reliable vehicle is required.  A candidate must have reliable transportation to assist with local errands.  Responsibilities will be interior design focused to include, but are not limited to:   Assume lead responsibility for maintaining the materials library, including sorting and filing fabrics, samples, and tear sheets.  Source and organize FF&E library binders, tear sheets, fabric samples, paint chips, tile, stone, and etc.  Organization and management interior project specifications.  Call or e-mail vendor showrooms for sample and product information requests.  Organization of Designer inspiration files.  General

Town Hall Meeting

Join us for a Town Hall meeting on  Thursday, October 27th, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM in 106 Wurster. This forum will be an opportunity to engage in a conversation regarding current issues in the college, and to share ideas for building and strengthening the CED community.

Undergrad Social Hour a Success!

Thank you to everyone who came out to make the social hour today a very happy occasion! (and prove college students don't need booze to have a happy hour!) Congratulations to Team White Shirts who won the trivia challenge (a truly worldly bunch) and a special shout out to Team Toaster in second place (L&S students can be pretty smart too). Many thanks to GAB and BUSSA (the best dressed) for co-sponsoring with the Peer Advisers and to the College for supplying the international cuisine. See you all at our next dissemination of free food and good time on THURSDAY NOV. 17th !

CASA General Meeting open to everyone: "Didn't You Know?"

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Don't know which class to take next spring? Are you unclear about the majors/minors offered within CED? Do you have questions about the new changes that will be implemented into our curriculum? Come get all of your questions answered!! Make sure to attend our next CASA meeting this coming Tuesday. We will have CED advisor, Rachel Klein, come in to speak to us about the possible majors, minors, as well as Telebears advice and changes going on within CED. Where: 106 Wurster When: Tuesday, October 18th Time: 7pm Hope to see all of you soon!! You don't want to miss this one!!

Studio Changes

Have you heard about the changes to when studio will be offered?   Come hear more WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12th from 1-2pm in 112 Wurster . Tom Buresh, Architecture Chair, and several other faculty members will hold a short information session followed by a Q&A for students.

Event Review: CED Internship Panel

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There was a lively crowd at the CED internship panel hosted by AIAS, Alpha Rho Chi and the Peer Advisors Thursday, Sept 15 th . Room 172 was packed, the snacks were plentiful and the panelists were enthusiastic. It was a welcome break from studying to think about the big picture of our careers.  Here are some of the lessons I took away from the evening: An internship can be whatever you want it to be, so think creatively about what you are looking for. At the same time, keep an open mind because an unexpected opportunity may turn out to be great. The following options presented by the panel are a good place to start exploring. AN INTERNSHIP CAN BE: ·        At a large or small design, real estate, development, consulting, etc. firm, ·        In a government department such as a planning commission or zoning board,          ·        With a non-profit organization, big or small, ·        In a department of a large institution such as the facilities division at the Lawrence Berkeley Lab