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Student Job Recruitment

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  Students, Hui Zhang is looking for a student who can help on a project fabricating a number of prototype energy-efficient battery-powered heated and cooled chairs for use in offices. This is a Student Asst. II Position from approx. Feb 15-May 15. It is 24% employment and students with Work Study are preferred. Pay is $12/hr. Students should have some experience with hand tools and soldering. Please look at the description/attachment, and email resume to Wilmer Pasut wilmer.pasut@gmail.com if interested.

CED Career Fair - March 14

CED Career Fair Thursday, March 14, 12:00-4:00pm International House, Chevron Auditorium The Career Center is pleased to present this career fair with the College of Environmental Design (CED) and Alpha Rho Chi. Open to all UC Berkeley students and current members of the Career Center's Alumni Advantage program. Bring your UC Berkeley SID (photo ID for alumni) and copies of your resume and/or portfolio! Participating employers have job or internship opportunities for undergrads and grad students in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Planning, City and Regional Planning, Urban Design, and Urban Studies. This is the perfect opportunity to meet with representatives from organizations such as Community Design + Architecture, ELS Architecture and Urban Design, Perkins+Will, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), ...and more!! Make a great first impression by preparing in advance! 1. See which companies are coming before the fair. Log into Callisto at https://berkeley-c

IIS Undergraduate Conference Travel Grant

Institute of International Studies Undergraduate Conference Travel Grant Description: The Institute of International Studies (IIS) Undergraduate Conference Travel Grant supports undergraduate students who plan on traveling to a conference to present a research project, paper, or poster on any topic related to international affairs. Students from all departments are eligible and IIS encourages applications from a wide range of disciplines. The travel grant provides opportunities for individuals to gain valuable educational experience beyond the classroom and recognizes that many UC Berkeley undergraduate students engage in research projects that may require travel to national or international conferences. Grant amounts will depend on the location of the conference (domestic or international). Application Details: Eligible students must submit an application that includes: 1) A one-page description of the research to be presented; 2) A budget plan; 3) Confirmation of invitation or accep

Speaker Panel - Market-Inc. - Info and Announcement

"Internet Marketing Speaker Panel - Presented by Market-Inc. Date: Thursday, March 7, 2013 Time: 6:00PM-7:30PM Location: Blue & Gold Room, Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way, Berkeley) Learn about: Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Marketing, and Web Analytics, etc. Acquire information about a fascinating career with rapid growth in job opportunities, unparalleled work-life balance, and limitless possibilities to advance! From alumni and Internet Marketing professionals panelists including: eBay - Senior Product Manager, Internet Marketing WCG - Web Analytics Associate Webmarketing 123 - Strategic Account Director RealPage - Online Marketing Director SmartRecruiter - Online Marketing Manager Alicka Inc. – CEO Attire: Business casual Open to all majors! RSVP via callisto.berkeley.edu About Market-Inc. Market-Inc. is the first Internet Marketing student organization at UC Berkeley. It serves as a platform for Internet Marketing education, real-world project engagements, and

Fallingwater Design-Build Studio - Info and Announcement

Announcing The 2013 Miami University and Fallingwater Design-Build Studio and Miami University and Fallingwater Summer Workshop Opportunities: See link below for cost and dates: fallingwaterinstitute. wordpress.com/ Roy Young, Curator of

Undergraduate Research Workshops and Info Sessions Through March 2013

I. UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH WORKSHOPS AND INFO SESSIONS THROUGH MARCH 2013 $$ for summer research for social science students! SURF L&S, Haas Scholars, and other opportunities February 22, 2013, 4 - 5 p.m., Barrows Hall, room 402 Performer: Leah Carroll, Office of Undergraduate Research View event details: http://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/ugr.html?event_ID=64147&view=preview WRITING A RESEARCH PROPOSAL: workshop B especially for math, science, and engineering students February 22, 2013, 4-5 p.m., 9 Durant Hall Presenter: Nathan Shih, graduate mentor for math/science/engineering, Office of Undergraduate Research View event details: http://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/ugr.html?event_ID=64460&date=2013-02-22&filter=Secondary%20Event%20Type&filtersel= SURF/L&S and SURF/Rose Hills Info Session February 26, 2013, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., Durant Hall, room 9 Performer: Leah Carroll, Office of Undergraduate Research View event details: http://events

Institute of International Studies - Summer Internships

The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH) is offering two internships in Zurich for IARU students which will run for three months this summer. The students will work at ETH Global, the international relations office of ETH Zurich, and work closely with the program managers to complete high-impact research. These internships will offer students the opportunity to gain valuable international work experience by leading projects and conducting research under the guidance of great mentors. For more information, please visit the IARU website at http://www.iaruni.org/gei/internships . The application deadline is March 15, 2013.

Apply Now! Summer Abroad - Arch 101 in Spain and in China

Apply Now! Summer Abroad - Arch 101 in Spain and in China The application is open, and spots are still available! Deadline: March 15 Admission is on a first come, first serve basis More information for Spain: http://studyabroad.berkeley.edu/berkeleyabroad/guardamar-de-segura More information for China: http://studyabroad.berkeley.edu/berkeleyabroad/china http://yunnanstudio2013.pbworks.com/w/page/61002494/FrontPage Financial Aid? For the Summer Abroad and Global Internships programs, there will be a scholarship in the amount of $1500 that we will automatically give any financial aid student with an EFC of $50,000 or less. Questions? Contact Jessica Bauer from Berkeley Study Abroad: summerabroad@berkeley.edu

AIA East Bay - Upcoming Events and Links

Highlighted Programs 2/21: Marketing & Business Development for Small to Mid-Sized Firms 2/21:Beyond VOCs--Finding Truly Healthy Building Materials 2/23: Design Tour--Ashland Youth Center 2/27: Office Design Charrette 3/15: ADA Day Thursday, February 21 Noon Business Development & Marketing for Small to Mid-Sized Firms, a Professional Practice Forum. Thursday, February 21 6-8pm Beyond VOCs: Finding Truly Healthy Building Materials Location: Dahlin Group See details, right Click here to register Saturday, February 23 10am ARE Seminar: Schematic Design Instructor: Jeremiah Tolbert, AIA Click here for details and registration Saturday, February 23 10am Design Tour: Ashland Youth Center See details, right. Click here to register. Wednesday, February 27 5:30pm Monthly Program: Office Design Charrette Chapter members are encouraged to join us for a special creative night. Please RSVP by 10am February 27. Click here to RSVP See details, right Saturday

EOP Achivement Award - Deadline 3/1

EOP Achievement Award Application 2013 Contact cedugblog@gmail.com for a fillable pdf application if interested. The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) honors a select number of students each year with the EOP Achievement Award. This award recognizes students who have worked to achieve academic excellence while contributing exemplary community service on campus and/or in the surrounding community.  Achievement Award applicants must meet the following criteria: 1. Must be an EOP student, meeting ANY of the 3 criteria below:   a. Low income (Pell Grant or Dream Act Scholarship eligible as verified by Financial Aid)   b. First generation college student   c. Historically underrepresented student 2. Must have demonstrated leadership and service on campus and/or the community-at-large 3. Must have a minimum UCB cumulative grade point average of 3.0 4. Must have Junior or Senior standing by the beginning of the Spring 2013 semester Transfer Students Only: Must have completed a minimum

Student-Student Peer Counseling Event: Untold Stories - 2/20

Student-to-Student Peer Counseling invites you to Untold Stories: a safe forum to talk about anything and everything. Whether it’s an emotional hardship or personal triumph, everyone has a story. Too often, however, these stories remain untold, silenced by fear, humility, or the stigma surrounding mental health. Untold Stories is a forum dedicated to bringing these stories to light and providing a safe space for students to tell their stories and support their peers. Sharing is not required, only encouraged. Join us for an evening filled with amazing experiences and good company. Refreshments will be provided. Come listen, come share, and let’s break this silence together. Wednesday February 20th 7-9pm in 166 Barrows

Portfolio Review Monday Feb 25 7-9pm 315D Wurster

Portfolio Review by professional landscape architects Monday, February 25, 7-9pm, 315D Wurster Hall Take advantage of this long weekend to prep your portfolio for review by professional landscape architects. This is an opportunity to get feedback from multiple working professionals on your portfolio and incorporate feedback in time to apply for summer internships or jobs. No need to have a polished portfolio, that's what the feedback is for. But please bring printed versions of work you would like to include. This can include studio projects, drawings, photography, other creative works, but must be printed on sheets no larger than 11x17. Brought to you by ASLA@Berkeley

Prytanean Prize Announcement and Application - Due 3/8

Please share with women students with junior standing. The Prytanean Alumnae ( http://tinyurl.com/ PrytaneanAlumnae ) are currently accepting applications for the Prytanean Prize. The Prytanean Society was founded at Berkeley in 1901 to recognize Cal women undergraduate students who demonstrate faith, service and loyalty to the University Of California, Berkeley.  The Prytanean Prize is awarded to a woman student with junior standing in recognition of campus and community service as well as academic excellence (GPA Of 3.2 required).The recipient will receive at a $1250 cash prize that will be presented at the Prytanean Alumnae Brunch on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at the Bancroft Hotel.  NEW! SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED VIA BSPACE DROP BOX ONLY: The student will need to join the PRYTANEAN & RITTER AWARDS APPLICATIONS BSPACE SITE to create a DROP BOX where nomination packet materials will be submitted. (Go to bpsace.berkeley.edu , Calnet authenticate, and then choose the "memberships&qu

IIS Undergraduate Conference Travel Grant - Info and Application Details

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Institute of International Studies Undergraduate Conference Travel Grant Description: The Institute of International Studies (IIS) Undergraduate Conference Travel Grant supports undergraduate students who plan on traveling to a conference to present a research project, paper, or poster on any topic related to international affairs. Students from all departments are eligible and IIS encourages applications from a wide range of disciplines. The travel grant provides opportunities for individuals to gain valuable educational experience beyond the classroom and recognizes that many UC Berkeley undergraduate students engage in research projects that may require travel to national or international conferences. Grant amounts will depend on the location of the conference (domestic or international). Application Details: Eligible students m

Four scholarships you should know about

UC Education Abroad Program Scholarships The UC Education Abroad Program has announced a $1 million scholarship initiative for 2013-14. Scholarships include $1,000awards for summer and $2,000awards for semester/year programs. Students on all UCEAP programs are eligible to apply--access the application beginning in mid-February and apply by Friday, March 15for summer and fall 2013 programs. Berkeley Abroad Scholarships Applying to a Berkeley Summer Abroad  or Global Internships  program for summer 2013? Berkeley Study Abroad will provide a guaranteed scholarship   of $1,500 to all students with an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $50,000 or less. Qualifying participants will automatically receive the award-no application is necessary. Please note that the San Francisco Bay Area Internship program does not qualify for this scholarship. Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Are you a U.S. citizen and Pell Grant recipient who is planning to study abroad? Apply by Tuesday, March

Geoffrey H. Bruce Fellowship at Arcosanti

Dear Students, Arcosanti, Paolo Soleri's architecture & urban design laboratory in Central Arizona, is accepting applications for the Geoffrey H. Bruce Fellowship. This fellowship seeks to deepen the Arcosanti experience for students and recent graduates in a variety of design-related fields. The recipient of the fellowship will receive funding for one 5-week workshop between June 2013 and June 2014. Founded in 1970, Arcosanti is testing ground for innovations in architecture, urban design, and ecology. Designed according to Soleri's concept of arcology (architecture + ecology), this project seeks to demonstrate new ways to improve urban conditions, lessen our negative impact on the earth, and find new strategies for communal living. During the 5-week workshop, participants learn about arcology theory as an alternative to suburban sprawl, go on field trips to sites in the Phoenix area such as Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West, and gain hands-on building experience thro

UC Education Abroad Program - Application Deadline Extended to 2/25

Apply by February 25 Still want to study abroad this summer or fall with the UC Education Abroad Program ? The application deadline has been extended to Monday, February 25 for select UCEAP options in 15 countries. Apply now for one of the programs below--UC credit and financial aid apply, and $1 million in UCEAP scholarships  are available. Argentina Intensive Spanish Language, Univ. of Belgrano Czech Republic Central European Studies France French& European Studies, UC Center Paris Language& Culture, UC Center Paris Univ. of Bordeaux Univ. of Lyon Germany Free Univ. Berlin Humboldt Univ. Berlin International Summer School, Free Univ. Berlin Technical Univ. Berlin Israel Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev The Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem Italy Business& Economics, Univ. of Commerce Luigi Bocconi Language& Culture, UC Center Florence (Semester) Rome Through the Ages, UC Center Rome Univ. of Bologna Univ. of Padova Japan Language& Culture, Tsuru Univ. Global& Internati

Markowski-Leach Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

Dear Colleagues, We are now accepting applications for the Markowski-Leach Scholarship Program for the 2013-14 academic year.  Awards are available to students at UC Berkeley, San Francisco State, and Stanford University. Further information and our on-line application can be found at http://www.mlscholarships.org/ .

Bonner Leaders - Announcement and Application Info

The Bonner Leaders program is seeking interns to serve as program managers for 2013-2014. Please forward the following information out to the students you work with. Application Deadline: March 8, 2013 Website: http://publicservice.berkeley.edu/bonnerleaders Passionate About Social Justice?  Earn an $1175 AmeriCorps Education Award in the BONNER LEADERS AMERICORPS PROGRAM!!  Work to end homelessness in the Bay Area Help end inequities in Berkeley public schools Help achieve housing justice and immigrant rights for low-income Bay Area residents Be an advocate for individuals impacted by incarceration Assist low income communities with tax preparation Bonner Leaders serve as interns in local non-profit organizations, community-based organizations and the Cal Corps Public Service Center including; Alternative Breaks, Cal in Local Government, Cal in the Capital, C.R.E.A.T.E., Oakland Community Builders, Magnolia Project, Residential Service Initiative and VITA. Bonner Leaders are eligi

UC Forestry Summer Field Program at Baker Forest - Info and Application Link

UC Forestry Summer Field Program at Baker Forest June 23, 2013 – August 16, 2013 Meadow Valley, CA In the beautiful mountains of the Plumas National Forest, the UC Summer Forestry Field Camp provides students a unique opportunity to study the biota, soils, and geology of the Feather River Country. Tall ponderosa and sugar pines tower over the area, with white fir, Douglas- fir, incense-cedar, and black oak intermixed in the dense forests. Several streams pass through the camp. Housing is provided in cabins and bunkhouses, with a central kitchen and dining facility with a large campfire area in front. Easy hiking to waterfalls, lakes, and mountain meadows is enjoyed by residents.  The overall goal of the Summer Field Program is to provide an introduction to the scientific and professional dimensions of forest and wildland resource management. Students participating in the program learn about ecology, forest, range and wildlife management, measurements, forest operations and products. At

MVEI Job Opening

Students: Also check out Callisto for more info on this position/an official posting.   MVEI is a mid-size architectural firm, previously affiliated with MVE & Partners. We are Southern California based but we also focus on work in the Bay Area and Hawaii. We are curious if you have students or recent grads that might be interested in a part-time position. Near Berkeley, we are currently working with Oakland Unified School District on a new $60M+ school project (Downtown Education Center – Phase 2 now under construction) plus a new high-rise residential tower that is in SD phase near the Shattuck Hotel not too far from you. Our Oakland project manager is in need of a junior staff that could support him. Candidate should have Rivet experience. I would be happy to share more details. Feel free to check out our website and portfolio of work: www.mve-institutional.com .  Sincerely, Judy  Judy S.K. Cheng, LEED AP Associate Partner MVE Institutional, Inc. | Santa Ana + Oakland + S

CASA: Internship Workshop

Hello CED community, As you already know, professional experience offers students an opportunity to sharpen their skills and gain a competitive edge when applying to jobs. Join CASA for an evening of discussion about ways to seek meaningful internships related to your field of study. Light snacks and refreshments will be served. When: Tuesday February 19th, 2013 Where 104 Wurster Hosted by CASA (Chican@/Latin@ Architecture Student Association)

Queer at Cal Insert in the Daily Cal

For those of you who read the Daily Cal--or maybe more importantly for those of you who don't!--there was an amazing, full-color, glossy insert in today's paper about all Cal queer organizations. This was a first-ever production brought about by the efforts of ASUC Senator Nolan Pack. Find it here: http://nolanpack.com/first-ever-campus-wide-queer-newsletter-featured-in-the-dailycal/best ,

Magnolia Project Summer Internship Announcement

Magnolia Project Summer Internship Interested in a summer internship in New Orleans understanding the education system and where students' voices play a role? Want to experience one of America's most culturally and historically rich cities with the mission of social justice and solidarity? We are partnered with Rethink and YAYA (Young Aspirations, Young Artists)              Come to our office hours on Thursdays 9:45am-10:45am in 102 Sproul to learn more about the Magnolia Project program, hear from past participants, meet The Magnolia Project Team, and learn how to apply!  Website: publicservice.berkeley.edu/magnoliaproject Applications due: Wed, February 15th at 5pm More Information: magnolia.katrina@gmail.com In addition to the internship responsibilities, interns have the opportunity to reflect upon their experience, blog and bond with their peers in weekly intern meetings. *Other internship positions address food justice, environmental justice, public health, education, me

Feb 22 Info Session: Social Science Resarch

Dear undergraduate social science students, I am writing to tell you about several GREAT opportunities this summer with deadlines that are still open or are still to come in March/April. There is still time for you to apply if you move quickly! These programs give you an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in full-time research this summer. With funding, you are able to spend all summer working on a project that you are passionate about, so that you can produce something you are very proud of. During the summer, you get guidance from program staff and your faculty mentor, and you learn how to make a research poster or make a polished, professional presentation. But to get this, you need to start now! For SURF L&S or Haas Scholars, you will need a faculty sponsor and a research proposal or statement. We can help you with both of those things! Scroll down to see the specific