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UCB Extension Free Courses/ Programs

Our fall courses have opened for enrollment, and we are offering the following free upcoming courses/programs which may of interest: ·          Interior Design/Interior Architecture Free Information Session – Wed. Aug. 22 nd  6:30-8pm / 95 Third Street, Room 204, San Francisco http://extension.berkeley.edu/ catalog/course878.html ·          Landscape Architecture and Cultural Landscape Preservation and Management Free Infosession – Thu. Aug. 23 rd   6:30-8pm / 95 Third Street, Room 204, San Francisco  http://extension.berkeley.edu/ catalog/course868.html ·          Graphic Design Free Infosession – Wed. Aug., 15th 6:30-8pm / 95 Third Street, Room 205  San Francisco http://extension.berkeley.edu/ catalog/course2029.html ·          Visual

Campus Recycling and Refuse Services - Now Accepting Applications for Eleven Paid Student Staff Positions

Campus Recycling and Refuse Services is now hiring eleven paid student staff positions to reach UC Berkeley’s goal of Zero Waste by 2020! Campus Recycling and Refuse Services is hiring four Waste Audit Staff Assistants to conduct a campus wide waste audit and three Zero Waste Research Center Staff Assistants to assist in researching UC Berkeley’s plastic footprint and how to limit Berkeley’s usage of plastic and other materials that cannot be easily recycled or composted! Interested in an environmental leadership position? Apply to work in one of four new coordinator positions! Campus Recycling and Refuse Services is hiring two Zero Waste Research Center Coordinators to create a report on U

BCC Service Community Transfer Liaison - Now Accepting Applications

Want a paid internship helping students transfer? Apply by August 2nd. Apply to be a Berkeley City College Service Community Transfer Liaison. There are several different Bonner positions so when you apply make sure to select the BCC Service Community Transfer Liaison position. You can visit the application at: http://publicservice. berkeley.edu/bonnerleaders/ application As a Transfer Liaison I will receive:   - $1,100 AmeriCorps Education Award - Up to 2 academic units if desired - Practical leadership and professional skills training - Free attendance at local conferences - One-on-one advising from Cal Corps staff - Networking opportunities with other student leaders and staff

Seminar with Ricardo Lagos, President of Chile (2000-2006)

Special Seminar with Ricardo Lagos, President of Chile (2000-2006) "Latin American Development After the Crisis: The Emerging Middle Classes" This course is co-sponsored by CLAS and the UC Berkeley School of Law. GEOG 198/298 1 unit, pass/no pass Time: Tues/Thurs, 4:00-6:00 pm Dates: Aug 28-Sept 18 *Note: on Sept 13 the class will take place from 6-8pm  Graduate and advanced undergraduate Berkeley students are welcome to apply. No auditing.  To apply, go to: http://clas.berkeley.edu/ Academics/courses/center/ fall2012/lagos.html   APPLICATION DEADLINE: 12:00 pm, Monday August 13, 2012   Ricardo Lagos was president of Chile from 2000-2006 and the former UN special envoy for climate change. In 2006 Chancellor Birgeneau awarded him Berkeley's highest

New Course Offering - IAS 194: "Building Websites"

IAS 194: BUILDING WEBSITES ">W 4-7P, 125 DWINELLE 4 units, CC 46520 Instructor: Tara Graham / tgraham@berkeley.edu    This course is intended for students who are interested in researching international or area study topics with aim to produce "capstone" multi-page, multimedia websites. In a series of media workshops, students will explore specific methods and approaches used to post accurate, timely and engaging web content through the weaving of old and new research techniques. In addition to identifying topics, determining central research questions, and tracking/analyzing the news gathering and reporting techniques of mainstream and alternative media sources, students will independently research relevant historical/cultural/background data, identify and interview experts or sources, and participate in global conversations regarding breaking news developments through micro-blogging (Twitter) and other social media platforms. Students will research, report and

Deisgn for America is Looking for Board Members

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Architecture for Humanity Volunteer/Intern Positions Available

Architecture for Humanity HQ volunteer positions opportunities: We have a lot of exciting things coming up at our Headquarter office in the next few months and we're looking for a couple of intern volunteers to assist our staff. First, we are looking for a qualified intern volunteer to coordinate our upcoming Design Like You Give a Damn: LIVE event.  We are holding this event for the first in San Francisco in No

AIA East Bay Looking for Home Tour Docents in August

Just wanted to let you know about something coming up that could be of interest to the CED community. Every year the AIA East Bay hosts Home Tours in August. They are currently looking for another 40 volunteers to be docents at the various houses.  Date: August 11, 2012 Location of Homes: Berkeley, Albany, Orinda, Lafayette. Registration is free. Docents will volunteer half day. There is training in the first week of August. All docents receive a complimentary, non-transferrable half-day tour ticket, in addition to a complimentary registration to the August 1st "Meet the Architects" pre-Tour event & reception. Sign up: http://events.r20. constantcontact.com/register/ event?oeidk= a07e5z7vrz5bc4a84c2&llr= ornjnwn6 Great way to check out cool houses and meet other design-minded people.

dJA Architects - New Partner and Location

 dJA Architects (formerly de Jesus Architects) is announcing a new partner, name, and office location in Concord. Just an update for those of you who are interested. http://us5.campaign-archive2.com/?u=3d2a950db5699eb228a6444fa&id=ce49d0c79a&e=6315298802

Entry Level Planner Job Opp at City of SF

 Click the link below for more information and how to apply. Division: Sustainable Streets Section/Unit: Livable Streets Subdivision Work Location: 1 South Van Ness, 7 th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103 Position Description : The Livable Streets Section of the SFMTA Sustainable Streets Division focuses on the safety, efficiency and livability in San Francisco.  Under general direction, the 5277 Planner I performs entry level planning work in the collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of city planning data in one of a variety of phases of project development and implementation .  The essential functions of this job include: recording appropriate data and preparing recommendations for the subdivision; providing information orally and in writing to City agencies, stakeholders, community organizations and the general public; conducting site and field inspections of transit patterns and streets; preparing computer based and hard copy graphi

Website Intern Needed for CRRS

Campus Recycling and Refuse Services (CRRS) coordinates composting, recycling, and landfill streams on campus. In addition to this capacity, CRRS is also home to two student groups- ReUSE and the Compost Alliance. CRRS recently received a grant to pay for an intern to redo the department’s website, integrating sub-sites for the Compost Alliance and ReUSE. The Web Design Intern will: 1.       Work closely with CRRS staff and students to redevelop the CRRS website ( recycle.berkeley.edu ) 2.       Update the CRRS website   Logistics: 1.       The Web Design Intern will work from August 2012 to December 2012 with limited work during school holidays 2.       $12/hour 3.       Expected hours: 5 hours per week for 19 weeks

Building Sustainability at Cal - Course Description and Ad Codes

Looking for those FINAL TWO UNITS to round out your schedule? Interested in learning about sustainability issues and how you can help make campus buildings more efficient? Majoring in something related to design/architecture, planning, policy-making, science/engineering, or psychology/human behavior? If your answer to any of the above questions is yes, take the "Building Sustainability at Cal" class offered this Fall 2012 semester and contribute to the culture of sustainability at Berkeley! Students taking this class will have an opportunity to implement infrastructural & educational projects focused on improving the operational efficiency of campus buildings. They will also benefit from the guest lecture series & field-trips related to various waste, water,