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Institute of International Studies Undergraduate Merit Scholarship - Info and Application

INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL 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, award recipients are required to submit a four-page research summary and attend the IIS Junior Scholars Conference held on-campus at the end of the 2012-2013 academic year. Several Junior Scholars will be asked to present their work in poster format at the 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

EAP Cambridge Summer 2013 Program Info Session - Nov 1

EAP Cambridge PKP Summer 2012 Program We're hosting an Information Meeting next Thursday, November 1st, from 6-8 p.m in 106 Moffitt Library.  The Programme Director Greg Lewis and returned students will be on hand to answer questions. The Pembroke Kings Program offers instruction by Cambridge professors in the following subjects: anthropology, biology & neuroscience, creative writing & writing for film, theater, sports & travel , business & management, economics & finance, education, English literature & linguistics, history, history of art, architecture & film, independent study in a field of choice, international relations, law, mathematics, philosophy

Design Competition for a nonprofit "Community Center in Myanmar" - Deadline Nov 17

We are currently administering a new design competition for a non-profit “Community Center in Myanmar.” The award is $2,000 and the deadline is November, 17 th , 2012. There is no participation fee and your students can participate in this design challenge by visiting arcbazar.com and signing-up for it for free. -Arcbazar 

Round Table on Fiat Lux - Nov 15

SAVE THE DATE! Thursday November 15, 5-7pm Wurster 112 Round table on FIAT LUX, by Ansel Adams and Nancy Newhall A College-wide discussion on the past and future visions of UC Berkeley with Sam Davis, Janet Delaney, Kristina Hill, Malo Hutson, Ananya Roy, moderator, Andy Shanken, and Fiat Lux photo montage by Jason Miller NOW SHOWING: ‘Fiat Lux Redux,’ at the Bancroft Library A collection of Ansel Adams prints of the UC campuses in 1968

Comp. Lit 20: Shakespeare and the World - Great Course to Satisfy Arts & Lit. Breadth

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 This is a great course to satisfy Arts and Literature Breadth, a fantastic introduction to Comparative Literature and just a fun class if a student would like the opportunity to study Shakespeare and his peers. Comp Lit 20:1, Shakespeare and the World MWF 11-12:00 126 Barrows CCN 17308 T. Hampton Discussion Sections: 20:101, Mon 10-11:11, 210 Dwinelle, A. Gadberry 20:102, Tu 11-12:00, 189 Dwinelle, K. Crim 20:103, Wed 10-11:00 214 Haviland, K. Crim 20:104, Wed 2-3:00, 204 Dwinelle, A. Gadberry In many ways Shakespeare is the literary inventor of modernity. His plays depict the psychological, political, economic, and social upheavals that mark the transition from the pre-modern world to a world that is recognizably our own. But he is also the most international of all writers. This course will explore Shakespeare’s extraordinary literary originality by studying his most influential plays in an international context. We will locate Shakespeare in the culture of his period by r

Public Policy & International Affairs Fellowship Program - Info and Application (Deadline Extended Nov 5)

UC PPIA Fellowship Application deadline is November 1, 2012. _____________________ APPLY NOW! The Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowship Program at the University of California, Berkeley, Goldman School of Public Policy is accepting applications for the summer of 2013. Program Information The Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Junior Summer Institute is an intensive seven week academic training program for college juniors. The summer institute prepares undergraduate students for graduate studies in public policy, international affairs and law. Participants complete coursework in economics, statistics, policy analysis and law; and visit local, state and federal government agencies and non-profit organizations. Each year we select 30 students to participate in the program from across the country. Through GSPP’s partnership with Berkeley Law School, ten out of the 30 students are admitted as UCPPIA Law Fellows due to their interest in pursuing joi

Master of Urban Regional Planning at UCLA - Info from a Former Student

Forwarded message from a former student - Might be a program to look into: Hi Donna, My name is Fernanda. I graduated from UC Berkeley with an Urban Studies B.A. in 2011. I am now a Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) student at UCLA. I thought that the MURP program would be of interest to Urban Studies students and so I am sending you information about an admissions/diversity workshop we are hosting at UCLA on October 29. (*N ote - Workshop date has passed, but program might be something to conside r) Thanks, Fernanda Roveri UCLA MURP '14

Career Positions with Environment America

*CAREER POSITIONS WITH ENVIRONMENT AMERICA* Environment America, the federation of state-based environmental  advocacy groups like Environment California, is in the process of hiring soon-to-be-college graduates into our 2-year fellowship program. We are looking for people who have the commitment and the talent it takes to fight for our environmental values across the country. As a fellow, you'd get a two-year crash course in the nuts and bolts of environmental activism and political organizing and advocacy - working alongside senior staff to plan and run grassroots campaigns, lobby lawmakers, set up and speak at news conferences, organize town hall meetings, identify new members, raise money, recruit and manage staff and much more. For more information visit us at http://jobs.environmentamerica.org/ .

International Honors Program: Cities in the 21st Century Study Abroad Info Session - Nov 1

International Honors Program (IHP): Cities in the 21st Century Study Abroad Information Session Thursday, November 1st, 2-3pm 316D Wurster Hall Come learn more about this popular study abroad program. Courses have been pre-approved to transfer to your major. See here for more information: http://www.ced.berkeley.edu/component/option,com_extcalendar/Itemid,0/&Itemid=/extmode,view/extid,2070/

Campuswide Graduation Ceremony for Fall 12 Graduates - Dec 16

Campuswide graduation ceremony for fall 12 graduates: [2012 December Graduation] Sunday, December 16 1 p.m. Haas Pavilion Student must purchase their tickets by November 19 to be listed in the printed program. Tickets available for purchase at the Grad Fair November 6 & 7. Tickets available for purchase online beginning November 8. For details, visit: commencement.berkeley.edu

Next Generation Design Competition - Announcement and Application Info

This year Metropolis challenges you to develop solutions that empower, advance, and include groups often overlooked in the design process (including but not limited to, our rapidly increasing aging population and citizens with disabilities). The annual Next Generation® Design Competition is open for entries. Consider the 1.13 billion people with unique needs worldwide. 1.13 billion is a difficult figure to wrap your head around. Think of your own mother, father, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and friends. Your submissions should help your own relations, as well as others, to live better lives, beautifully. The competition strives for solutions at all scales, from systems, experiences, places, to spaces, products, or any area that needs to be made inclusive and empowering. Submissions can be conceptual, in the early stages of development, near completion, or completed and ready for the next phase of development. The ideas must have the potential to be made, built, or other

Design Like You Give a Damn Conference Nov 12-13

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CONFERENCE Design Like You Give a Damn: LIVE! 2012 November 12-13, 2012   |  Autodesk Gallery, 1 Market Street #200, San Francisco Design Like You Give a Damn: LIVE! 2012 is the preeminent practitioners' forum on humanitarian design and community development. Hear cutting-edge panel discussions, participate in small-group workshops and be wowed by rapid-fire presentations during Design Open Mic. Note that the student registration fee is $30.

Harvard National Collegiate Research Conference - Deadlines Approaching

NCRC is an opportunity for undergraduate researchers to share their work while hearing from leaders in various fields of research. Topics in the sciences, humanities, and interdisciplinary fields are all encouraged. For information about our recent conference please see our website at http://www.hcura.org/ncrc/2012/ . This year, NCRC will feature undergraduate oral and poster presentations, professional keynote speakers, and panel discussions. Students interested in applying for plenary speaker presentations must submit their abstracts by the early registration date, October 26, 2012. Poster session abstract submission is due by November 16, 2012. Additionally, students wishing to attend without poster or plenary presentations may apply by November 16, 2012. Accepted applicants will pay a $60 registration fee to cover conference expenses including lodging, meals, programming, and poster printing. All abstracts submitted for plenary presentation undergo review for speaker selection and

The Green Initiative Fund - Job Opportunities, News, and Events

1.  Now Hiring: CACS Green Labs Research Associates Job Posting ID 823693 on Callisto or contact ced.advising.frontdesk@gmail.com for description. 2. Now Hiring: Green Purchasing Associate(s) http://sustainability.berkeley.edu/general_pdfs/Green%20Purchasing%202012%20Job%20Desc.pdf 3. Now Hiring: Curriculum and Research Associate http://sustainability.berkeley.edu/general_pdfs/Curriculum%20and%20Research%20Intern%202012%20Job%20Desc.pdf 4. Staff Sustainability Trainings http://sustainability.berkeley.edu/os/pages/projects/workbright_green.shtml 5. 2011 Campus Sustainability Report Now Available http://sustainability.berkeley.edu/os/pages/reports/docs/2011_Campus_Sustainability_Report.pdf 6. October issue of Bright Green News from the Office of Sustainability http://sustainability.berkeley.edu/os/pages/newsletter/docs/BrightGreenNewsV36_1012.pdf 7. October Issue of PowerSave Green Campus Chronicles http://issuu.com/powersavecampus/docs/ucb_october_2012 8. Recent Cal graduate Kell

Graduation Speaker Auditions: Oct 25-26

Forwarded Message for Graduating Seniors:  Hello, My name is Joanna and I'm part of The Californians, a student group responsible for organizing the general graduation commencements. I was wondering if you could reach out to the graduating seniors with your respective colleges to see if they would be interested to audition to be student speaker for the graduation? It would be an exciting opportunity to get them involved and distinguish themselves as the student representative at graduation. We will be holding auditions at 108 Wheeler on October 25 and 26 from 7-9 pm. Interested seniors only need to come drop by any one of those days. Best, Joanna

UC Berkeley Extension - Info Session October 25

UC Berkeley Extension Programs Thursday, October 25, 5-6:30 pm 305 Wurster Please RSVP to hagstrom@berkeley.edu or http://tinyurl.com/UCBExtension Learn about the certificates and programs offered by UC Berkeley Extension in Interior Design and Interior Architecture, Project Management, Visual Arts, Graphic Design, and Landscape Architecture . UC Berkeley Extension offers professional certificates, specialized programs of study and teaching credentials, in class and online, for professional and educational advancement. Thursday, October 25, 5:00-6:30 pm in 305 Wurster Hall.

Big Ideas Financial Literacy Competition - Announcement and Proposal Information

Big Ideas Financial Literacy Competition: Deadline November 6th!! Big Ideas@Berkeley is an annual innovation contest aimed at providing funding, support, and encouragement to students who have innovative solutions to challenges facing our campus, community or world. This year up to $300,000 is available to students with Big Ideas!! The "Financial Literacy" category seeks solutions that empower young adults with the basics of banking, saving, budgeting and investing. How can we better equip high school students or incoming freshmen with the basics of managing sources of funding such as financial aid (grants/scholarships/loans), credit cards, pre-paid debit cards, among others? Proposals should: 1.) Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the financial challenges and issues facing young adults as they continue their education, and, 2.) Develop a system/plan/technology that serves to inform, prepare and empower students to take control of their financial futures. For more in

Undergraduate Research Deadlines, Oct 10 - Dec 16

Dear Undergraduates, Happy Fall! Many of you have already started working on your applications for spring/summer 2013 research opportunities, but if you haven't, now is a great time to start. In particular, Workshop B can help you get started on writing your research proposal, so take advantage of the individualized attention. This newsletter will cover the following items: 1. Undergraduate research workshops ("Getting started" and "Writing a research proposal") taking place over the next few weeks 2. Research Program deadlines and info sessions through mid-December  3. Undergraduate Research Journals: Be an author or an editor of research written by Berkeley undergraduates. See this section to view undergraduate research journals' web sites to learn about their calls for editors and submissions -- fall 2012 deadlines are fast approaching! *************************************************** ------------------------------- I. WORKSHOPS OCTOBER 1

AIA East Bay Event "Housing the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs," Oct 17

Housing the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs: Live/Work, event sponsored by AIA East Bay on Wednesday, Oct 17th http://aiaeb.org/2012/10/ oct12cnu/

CASA Alumni Scholarship - Eligibility and Application Info

Hi everyone. Please consider applying for a CASA Alumni Scholarship. Contact the Front desk at ced.advising.frontdesk@gmail.com for the application. .Note that students in all CED majors/programs are eligible to apply.  -Susan Students who meet the following are eligible to apply for an award: · Are enrolled as full time undergraduate or graduate student for at least one semester of the current year. · Are enrolled in any of the programs at CED including: Architecture, City & Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning, or Urban Design · Have chosen to study at CED and you consider yourself to be from a social and economically challenged community. · You are a student pursuing a definitive course of study to enter the professions or in pursuit of a teaching career. · Are registered on the CASAalumni Website (You do not need to be in CASA or just in the Architecture program to sign up to the website. We

BERC Energy Symposium & Innovation Expo - Oct 15-19

The BERC Energy Symposium is the premier energy event at UC Berkeley and the largest student-run energy conference on the West Coast. Key players from the research, business development, policy and economics communities converge on Berkeley’s campus to explore innovative ideas and provide a platform for vibrant discussion among hundreds of attendees. The 2012 Symposium theme is Tensions in Energy: Aligning Innovation, Investment, and Policy. The 2012 Energy Symposium is a two-day event includes: prE-Symposium (Monday – Wednesday, Oct 15 – 17): an online launch of the Symposium before the on-campus event to provide Symposium attendees with valuable panel background information and to expand access for those who can’t attend the Energy Symposium. Innovation Expo (Thursday 6-9pm, Oct 18th): a showcase of the latest energy and resources breakthroughs in the fields of science, engineering, policy, economics, and others presented by researchers at UC Berkeley, LBNL and from our colleague

Engineering Courses Possibly of Interest to CED Students

CED students, The College of Engineering has put together a list of courses that are open to all students. You may be interested in some of these. 1 unit courses appropriate for all levels. Guest lecture series. No technical knowledge required or assumed. Civil Engineering 92           (F, SP)                        Engineering 92                    (F)                   All branches of Engineering Engineering 93                    (F)                   Energy Engineering  Engineering 98/198          (F)                   Sidhu. Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series) Bio Engineering 24             (F, SP)            Research opportunities in BioE Bio Engineering 25             (F, SP)                        Career opportunities in BioE Decal Classes appropriate for all levels Hands on Engineering       (F)                               (ME 98/198) Insiders Guide to Berkeley Engineering (F)     (Engin 98) Concrete Canoe      (F,SP)                             

Civil and Environmental Engineering Career Fair - Oct 24

Civil and Environmental Engineering Career Fair Wednesday, October 24, 2012 4pm-7pm MLK Student Union, Pauley Ballroom, 3rd Floor This career fair is held especially for students seeking employment related to civil engineering and environmental engineering. Many participating companies are also seeking students from other engineering disciplines, environmental science, geology, natural resources, business administration, and many other majors! Come to the fair to learn about full time opportunities as well as summer internships for undergraduate and graduate students. Don't miss the opportunity to speak with over 30 employers representing construction, engineering, consulting, architecture and environmental design, transportation, utilities, and government. Log into Callisto at https://berkeley-csm.symplicity.com/students/ to review this year's Career Fair Directory. Directory information is updated up to the day of the fair - be sure to check frequently. Also, be

ASUC is Looking for a Representative for the Campbell Hall Replacement Program Committee

 A Message from the ASUC: My name is Julia Gettle and I'm the Director of Administrative Committees within the ASUC. We are currently seeking applicants for the position of ASUC representative to the Campbell Hall Replacement Program Committee, and we were hoping that you could send out the application to your City and Regional Planning undergraduates. Ideally we want to conduct interviews next Thursday, so we would like to see applications turned in by the end of Sunday. The application can be found here: https://docs.google.com/spread sheet/viewform?formkey=dGFwbU5 SRlVyanlJN1ZJXy1LazdFb1E6MQ# gid=0

Round Table Discussion on Fiat Lux November 15

SAVE THE DATE! Thursday November 15, 5-7pm Wurster 112 Round table on FIAT LUX, by Ansel Adams and Nancy Newhall A College-wide discussion on the past and future visions of UC Berkeley with Sam Davis, Janet Delaney, Kristina Hill, Malo Hutson, Ananya Roy, moderator, Andy Shanken and Fiat Lux photo montage by Jason Miller NOW SHOWING: ‘Fiat Lux Redux,’ at the Bancroft Library A collection of Ansel Adams prints of the UC campuses in 1968

Major Grant Opporunity from the EPA: Info and Application

The EPA has an annual sustainability grant competition called "P3: People, Prosperity and the Planet Student Design Competition for Sustainability". You might be interested in applying. Please share with any students you know. http://www.epa.gov/ncer/p3/index.html WHAT IS EPA’s P3 Program? P3 stands for People, Prosperity and the Planet. Through this EPA program, college students can benefit people, promote prosperity and protect the planet by designing solutions that move us towards a sustainable future. WHAT AREAS OF SUSTAINABILITY ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THE P3 COMPETITION? EPA considers projects that address challenges from a wide range of categories: water, energy, agriculture, built environment, and materials and chemicals. The categories of clean cookstoves and green infrastructure were added to the 2012 solicitation. These can be challenges found in the developed or developing world. WHAT IS THE P3 AWARD COMPETITION? The P3 Award competition is a two-phase team con

Women's Transportation Seminar - Scholarship Info and Application

Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) is seeking scholarship applicants for women pursuing careers in transportation. We have four scholarships (two undergraduate and two graduate-level) available and we are hoping that you can pass on these opportunities to your students: · Molitoris Leadership Scholarship, an undergraduate scholarship ($5,000) · Sharon D. Banks Memorial Scholarship, an undergraduate scholarship ($5,000) · WTS Leadership Legacy Scholarship, a graduate-level scholarship ($10,000) · Helene M. Overly Memorial Scholarship, a graduate-level scholarship ($10,000) All scholarship information, including applications, have been posted on the WTS San Francisco Chapter’s website under News: http://www.wtsinternational.org/sanfrancisco//news/ Minimum applicant criteria for all four scholarships are outlined below. Some scholarships may have additional criteria, which can be found in the scholarship applications. · Open to women

Next Generation Design Competition - Info and Application

This year  Metropolis  challenges you to develop solutions that empower, advance, and include groups often overlooked in the design process (including but not limited to, our rapidly increasing aging population and citizens with disabilities). The annual  Next Generation® Design Competition  is open for entries. Consider the 1.13 billion people with unique needs worldwide.  1.13 billion is a difficult figure to wrap your head around. Think of your own mother, father, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and friends. Your submissions should he

CED Building Diversity Info Session for Prospective Graduate Applicants (Oct 22)

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Please help the College of Environmental Design (CED) at UC Berkeley spread the word about our Building Diversity Information Session , on Monday, October 22 nd at 4PM.  CED offers graduate programs in Architecture, City Planning, and Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning.  This event is open to all prospective applicants.

Institute of International Studies Undergraduate Merit Scholarship - Info and Application Link

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INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL 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, award recipients are required to submit a four-page research summary and attend the IIS Junior Scholars Conference held on-campus at the end of the 2012-2013 academic year. Several Junior Scholars will be asked to present their work in poster format at the 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

National Coming Out and Ally Weeks (10/8-10/19) - Calendar of Events

National Coming Out and Ally Weeks A Calendar of Events about Gender, Sexuality and LGBTQ Identities See below for an amazing line up of gender-, sexuality- and LGBTQ-focused events happening in the next two weeks! Put at least one on your calendar, and invite a friend! Updates will be posted on http://geneq.berkeley.edu/ncoaw as more information develops, so be sure to check back for more complete information! Please note that this calendar is a work in progress. If you want to have your event reflected, please email Marisa at mboyce@berkeley.edu .

Berkeley Art Studio's 7 Week Session of Art Classes - Info and Registration

Ceramics, Drawing, Painting, Digital and Darkroom Photography The Berkeley Art Studio, Lower Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley Registration is now open for the Berkeley Art Studio's upcoming 7-week session of art classes, open to both UC Berkeley staff, employees, and the broader community . The session begins on October 18th-December 8. 2012. Choose from classes in Ceramics, Drawing, Painting, Digital and Darkroom Photography. All classes taught by professional artists who are also experienced instructors. Register today by visiting: artstudio.berkeley.edu • Ceramics: $220 (Community, Staff, Faculty) /$160 (UC Students) • Drawing, Painting, or Photography: $190 (Community, Staff, Faculty) /$140 (UC Students)

"Unfinished Spaces" - film screening in SF Oct 13 (Cuba's National Art Schools architecture project)

Upcoming screening of Unfinished Spaces, a wonderful documentary that explores the rise and fall of Cuba’s avant-garde National Art Schools project. We will be presenting the film at the Vogue Theater in partnership with the San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation in celebration of Latino Heritage Month. Architect and architectural historian John Loomis will lead a post-screening discussion about cultural inheritance, architecture, and preservation in Cuba. The screening will take place on Saturday, October 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tickets are $10 for Heritage members and students and $12 for the general public. Unfinished Spaces screening on October 13 In celebration of Latino Heritage Month, Heritage and the San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation will co-present a special screening of Unfinished Spaces , a documentary by Alysa Nahmias and Benjamin Murray on the Cuban National Art Schools. Conceived by Fidel Castro and Che Guevara in the aftermath of the Cuban Revo

CED Office of Undergrad Advising Student Group Mini-Grants Info and Application

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Dear CED student group leaders and members, We are very happy to offer grants of up to $500 for CED student groups this year. The grant application, including the criteria, is attached. Your advising office contacts are listed on the form - please email your liaison if you have questions about the process, criteria or anything else! We look forward to receiving your proposals. Best, Susan

Asian Pacific Community Fund - Verizon Scholarship Awards Program - Info and Application

Dear Educator, My name is Kelli Kosaka and I'm the Scholarship Program Intern for the Asian Pacific Community Fund, a network of 29 community organizations focused on transforming the lives of Asian and Pacific Islanders throughout Los Angeles County. Through a partnership with Verizon, we are offering $10,000 in scholarships to 2nd year undergraduate college students and the deadline for applications-- October 31--is quickly approaching. The scholarship application and further details can be found on our website at: http://www.apcf.org/index.php/ what-we-do/scholarship-fund The 2nd cycle of our scholarship program offers five $2,000 awards to 2nd year undergraduate college students who are attending a 4-year, accredited college/university in California, Oregon, or Washington, or who are residents of one of these states. Scholarships are open only to students majoring in math, sciences, engineering, or a related field. The deadline for the 2nd cycle is October 31, 2012. Also,

"Watershed: Exploring a New Water Ethic for the West" Film Screening - Oct 9

From Matt Kondolf, Chair of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning: You are invited to a screening of a new film: WATERSHED: Exploring a New Water Ethic For the West Tuesday 9 October 7pm, Wurster Hall Auditorium (Rm 112), UC Berkeley campus Executive produced and narrated by Robert Redford, and directed by award-winning filmmaker, Mark Decena, WATERSHED tells the story of the threats to the once-mighty Colorado River and offers solutions for the future of the American West. The most dammed, dibbed, and diverted river in the world, the Colorado struggles to support thirty million people. Can we meet the needs of a growing population in the face of rising temperatures and lower rainfall in an already arid land? Can we find harmony amongst the competing interests of cities, agriculture, industry, recreation, wildlife, and indigenous communities with rights to the water? The screening will be followed by a panel discussion featuring Phil Williams (PWA-ESA) and Barry Nels

CED CareerMail (how to subscribe)

CED students - be sure you're getting the most up-to-date information about jobs, internships, employer events, career fairs, workshops etc aimed specifically at CED students - subscribe to CareerMail. To sign up for CareerMail , simply log onto Callisto on the UC Berkeley Career Center site, select the PROFILE tab and then select the PRIVACY tab. Select any categories of interest to you to get bi-weekly information via email specifically for Cal students.

Early Bird Internship Fair - Oct 17

Early Bird Internship Fair Wednesday, October 17, 2012 12pm-4pm MLK Student Union, Pauley Ballroom, 3rd Floor Sponsored by the Career Center, come join us for UC Berkeley's Fall Semester fair for students seeking internships - The Early Bird Internship Fair!  Recruiters from business, industry, non-profits and government will bring information about summer internship positions.  Recruiting all majors! Don't miss the opportunity to speak with nearly 50 employers currently recruiting for prestigious internships, including: CBS Interactive, Chevron (Finance), Endless Mobile, Fitbit, Ford Motor Company, GLIDE, KQED, Macy's, Microsoft, Palantir, QB3, Robert T Matsui Center for Politics and Public Service, Salesforce.com, SanDisk, SEO, Zappos.com... and many more!   Come to the career fair prepared by watching the Career Center's quick clip career fair videos: https://career.berkeley.edu/ MM

Cal in the Capital - Info Session

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Cal in the Capital Are you interested in interning in Washington, D.C. this summer? Cal in the Capital is a student-run program at UC Berkeley that helps 75 students each year to learn the application and professional skills necessary to find a summer internship in DC. The Cal in the Capital program helps you build connections in your career field by connecting you with Berkeley alumni and helping you pursue an internship that complement your interests. Past Cal in the Capital interns have worked at everywhere from National Public Radio to the EPA to the Department of Justice. This year, we are also announcing the J. Christopher Stevens Public Service Fellows , an award for students with financial need pursuing internships in public service and foreign affairs. All majors encouraged to apply. Cal in the Capital Info Session:   Monday, October 15th, 2012 @ 8pm in 126 Barrows Applications due: Friday, October 26, 2012 Website: http://publicservice.berkeley. edu

UC Berkeley Ext. Certificate Program (Int Design, Graphic, Landscape, and more) - Info Session Oct 25

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LEARN ABOUT UC BERKELEY EXTENSION’S  CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS Interior Design and Interior Architecture Visual Arts Graphic Design Landscape Architecture Project Management Thursday October 25th 5:00-6:30pm Wurster 305 RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/UCBExtension

Mini-Grants on Native American Issues - Info and Application Details

The Institute for the Study of Societal Issues' Joseph A. Myers Center for Research on Native American Issues is pleased to announce the 2012 - 2013 Graduate and Undergraduate Mini-grant Program * DEADLINE: 4pm on Friday, October 19, 2012 * The Joseph A. Myers Center for Research on Native American Issues invites UC Berkeley graduate and undergraduate students to apply forgrants to assist with the development of student research projects on issues affecting Native American communities in the U.S. today. Established in the fall of 2010, the mission of the Center is to provide people of Indian country with pragmatic research products that can be employed to improve the quality of life for Native Americans throughout the U.S. The Center fulfills this mission by bringing the resources of the University to Native communities. The Center promotes research, offers mini-grants, fellowships, and training opportunities to Berkeley students, publishes findings, and hosts conferences, col