Showing posts from January, 2012

Career & Professional Development Programs for CED Students • Spring 2012

CED Professional Development Workshop Series Applied-skills training for CED students. Berkeley Circus Faculty, students will gather to showcase their work to the 2012 CED Distinguished Fellows. Thursday, March 1, 11am - 7pm Wurster Hall Speed Resume Critique Thursday, February 16, 4-6pm RSVP through Callisto CED Roundtable “Engaging with Employers and Alumni” Tuesday February 21, 4-6pm RSVP through Callisto CED Career Fair Wednesday, February 22, Noon-4pm View list of organizations through Callisto Career Etiquette with Mentors and Employers Thursday, March 8th, 4-6pm RSVP through Callisto Alternative Career Paths Roundtable Thursday, April 12th, 4-6pm RSVP through Callisto One-on-One Assistance CED Alumni Mentorship Program Career Counseling Drop-ins @ CED 222/220 Wurster Tuesdays, 1-4pm Starting Jan 31, 2012 Career Counseling Appoin

Internship Openings

Intern with Bay Area Green Tours, a TGIF Partner with the 2011 Chancellor's Community Partnership Fund! Learn about Bay Area green businesses, non-profits and farms while building up your resume, collaborating with a fabulous team, making valuable contacts, and getting hands on experience at a cutting edge organization! Bay Area Green Tours (BAGT) invites passionate and dedicated individuals to volunteer to help us further our mission of inspiring and educating people about sustainability. We are looking for interns in the areas of: research, tour development, computer support, administrative support, fundraising and sponsorships, graphic design, marketing/outreach/pr, and multi-media documentation. Currently we need help with the following specific types of tours: architectural, re-thinking waste, energy and transportation, agricultural (farms

Sustainable Mobility & Cities: Marrying Technology and Policy"

We are pleased to invite you to a very special conference on February 23 called "Sustainable Mobility & Cities: Marrying Technology and Policy" in Downtown Berkeley. It is the third and final conference in the series, Sustainable Economic Development Strategies in Lean Fiscal Times. It is organized by the University of California Transportation Center and sponsored by the Ted and Doris Lee Fund at the College of Environmental Design and the Boalt School of Law of UC Berkeley, managed by the Institute of Urban & Regional Development. The conference focuses on key policy debates and opportunities for using technology to improve our transportation system and cities. Several engaging speakers have been confirmed and the full agenda may be found at  http://www. urbansustainability.berkeley. edu/sustainablemobility.shtml . Of note, the urban transport sector

VAW Medical Outreach

Looking for something to do over the summer? Interested in medical or public health volunteer work abroad? Come join Volunteers Around the World (VAW) on its 2012 summer trip to Guatemala. VAW Medical Outreach will be setting up and running mobile health clinics in the rural communities near the Lake Atitlan. VAW Multidisciplinary will be building water filters, creating garden boxes, and providing seeds to local families and communities for more sustainable and healthy living. Info sessions will be held on January 30th from 7-8 PM at TBA (please check the website for update on location), but applications will be accepted on a rolling basis from now until February 1st. Please email if you have any other questions or concerns. We will be happy to give you more information! Also, visit our website for applications and more information on our summer trips. berkeleyvaw

The Suitcase Clinic

The Suitcase Clinic is a student and volunteer run organization that desires to address the unmet needs of Berkeley’s homeless and low-income population. The clinic currently operates three weekly multi-service drop-in centers in Berkeley. The mission of the Suitcase Clinic is to promote the health and overall wellbeing of underserved individuals through service provision, cooperative learning, and collective action among community and professional volunteers, students, and participants. We welcome all majors and anyone who is interested! We will be having our info session on Thursday, 1/26, from 5-7 PM in 182 Dwinelle. Please contact if you have any questions or concerns!

BERC (Berkeley Energy & Resources Collaborative)

Interested in energy and resources? BERC (Berkeley Energy & Resources Collaborative) Undergrad educates undergraduates about energy and environmental issues, and provides networking opportunities through the interdisciplinary graduate divisions of BERC.  We are currently looking for leadership team members to help run our events, outreach and communications, and mentorship program.   Check out the attached application! Also, come to our first general meeting/graduate student panel, Thursday Jan. 26, 6:30 pm - 8 pm at 110 Boalt Hall to hear more details about how BERC Undergrad operates and how

Check out these National Parks Service internship opportunities!

The Heritage Documentation Programs seeks applications from qualified students for summer employment documenting historic sites and structures of architectural, landscape and technological significance throughout the country. Duties involve on-site field work and preparation of measured and interpretive drawings and written historical reports for the  HABS/HAER/HALS Collections  at the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress. Projects last 12 weeks, beginning in late May or early June.  The application deadline is 13 February 2012. hdp/jobs/summer.htm The  Historic American Engineering Record (HAER)  and the  Council of American Maritime Museums (CAMM)  are pleased to announce the HAER Maritime Documentation Internship. The internship permits a student of architecture or history, interested in maritime preservation, to work as a summer intern on a HAER maritime documentation project in conjunction with the  HABS/HAER/HALS

Book Material Swap - CED Student

ALL CED STUDENTS: Undergraduate Peer Advising is holding a BOOK/MATERIAL SWAP this FRIDAY 1/20 at 222 Wurster 10-11:30. Come trade books for your classes this semester!! PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD :) :)

The winter issue of ByDESIGN has been published by CASAalumni

CASA, Friends of CASA, CED Alumni, Educators and Design Professionals, The winter issue of ByDESIGN has been published by CASAalumni, in collaboration with CASA Students and the College of Environmental Design at UC Berkeley.  We are thrilled to let everyone know that the newsletter has been expanded to include student work, travel abroad, scholarship information, academic articles by CED faculty, and much more!  Most importantly, ByDESIGN is now available on-line, click o n: ByDESIGN_Newsletters.aspx    You can also read previous issues and the full Professional Profile Interviews in the ByDESIGN Archive. We hope you find this newsletter dedicated to recruiting, retaining and employing minority CED students informative.  We are also optimistic that the articles in the

Internship Position

CyArk's mission is the digital preservation of cultural heritage sites by bringing state-of-the-art digital documentation technologies to the forefront of conservation, education, interpretation, access, tourism, and information dissemination. You can learn more about how/why we were established and our mission by watching our Founder, Ben Kacyra, speak at the TEDGlobal conference this summer: talks/ben_kacyra_ancient_ wonders_captured_in_3d.html CyArk is seeking volunteer interns interested in helping with research and the creation of conservation and virtual tourism multimedia for a wide array of American and international architectural heritage projects. As a young, non-profit organization, CyArk thrives on volunteers and student interns. Internship programs allow

Student Learning Center's "Capstone" course, Education 98/198, for Spring 2012

Are you currently engaged in or preparing for a senior thesis or other research project? You may be interested in the Student Learning Center's "Capstone" course, Education 98/198, for Spring 2012. This is a 2-unit P/NP seminar that provides study strategies and motivational support to help students successfully complete projects. We are scheduled to meet during the first week of instruction every Thursday from 2-4 in the Chavez Student Center. For CCN's and for more information about other SLC courses and programs, please visit us at: s/index.htm If you have any questions, please contact either Gonzalo Arrizon ( , 2-1330) or Chaniqua Butscher ( , 3-9278).

Internship Position

U Unlimited Inc. has a current opening for an internship position. We are looking for an intern who is interested in being involved in all phases and aspects of the design/build process, from conceptual design through hands on finished construction.  Our work is almost exclusively modern/minimalist in aesthetic and primarily single family residential projects. U  Unlimited  Inc Design/Build general contractors 650 University  Avenue Berkeley Ca 94710 p/f  510 704 8198 c  510 684 8792 website:

Tutor Writing at the Student Learning Center!

The Student Learning Center Writing Program is currently recruiting tutors for the Spring 2012 semester. Help students increase their skills and confidence as writers while improving your own writing and communication skills. As a Writing Tutor at the SLC, you will join a dynamic and diverse community of writers and educators. All SLC Writing Tutors receive training in composition theory and valuable experience in educational practices. English 310 or Ed 97/197 units are available for qualified applicants.   For further information and to download an application, please visit our website at tutor_writing.htm or contact the Writing Program Coordinators, Alberto Ledesma ( ) and Carolyn Swalina ( ). --- As always, if you have any questions about tutoring opportunities at the Student Learning Center, or you have questions about Writing Program tutoring services, or we can be of any assistance, please do

SLC Writing Program's Other Voices

We are happy to announce that the SLC Writing Program's Other Voices course is still accepting enrollments. Other Voices is an exciting course sponsored by the Student Learning Center and the English Department. It introduces students to the literary studies currently being undertaken by Berkeley faculty, postdocs, graduate students, and community artists interested in issues of race, class, gender, ethnicity, and the formations of diverse, innovative, and emerging literary cultures.   In the past 20 years, students from all backgrounds have taken the course and given us great evaluations stating how much they enjoyed the speakers and how much more confident they became as readers and writers. The central aims of the course are to raise student awareness of the role literature has played in shaping the historical debates about multiculturalism and rethink the ways we conceptualize identities in the United States. The course also affirms student experiences, promotes

Logo Design Opportunity

Our logo committee has created a “Request for Proposals” for a new Council on East Asian Libraries (CEAL) Logo (please see attached PDF file). I would greatly appreciate it if you would make this available to your students and/or any others you think might have an interest. We do plan to consult with designers who are interested in the project and to give them more information about our organization and what we want in a new logo design.  Please feel free to share the RFP on the web, as needed. It is also available on the CEAL Logo Committee page: logo/index.htm   We look forward to working with your students and others who submit designs. Please let me or Rob Britt,

Mentor Oppurtunity

Do you want to be a mentor and make a difference? Mentor a middle school student! For only 3 hours a week Cal undergraduate and graduate students can mentor a 6th, 7th, or 8th grader from Berkeley or Oakland. The Youth Mentor Program focuses on social and academic development. The program is so flexible that you can meet with your mentee anywhere and anytime during the week. Stop by or visit our website to fill out an application to become a mentor!   Website: E-mail:

Jasper Rubin in conversation with John King

Wednesday, 18 January 2012, 6:00 – 7:30 PM Jasper Rubin in conversation with John King A Negotiated Landscape: The Transformation of the San Francisco Waterfront since 1950 A Negotiated Landscape examines the transformation of San Francisco’s iconic waterfront from the eve of its decline in 1950 to the turn of the millennium. What was once a major shipping port is now best known for leisure and entertainment. To understand this landscape Jasper Rubin not only explores the built environment but also the major forces that have been at work in its redevelopment. While factors such as new transportation technology and economic restructuring have been essential to the process and character of the waterfront’s transformation, the impact of local, grassroots efforts by planners, activists, and boosters have been equally critical. While centered on San Francisco, A Negotiated Landscape illumin

Freshman and Sophomore Seminars with Seats Available as of January 10, 2012:

Freshman and Sophomore Seminars with Seats Available as of January 10, 2012: Seminars Open to Freshmen * Computer Science 39P: Photographing History in the Making (2 units, P/NP) * CCN: 26254 * Earth and Planetary Science