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Membership and Outreach Summer Internship at Walk SF

MEMBERSHIP AND OUTREACH INTERNSHIP Internship Overview Walk San Francisco's Membership and Outreach Internship will offer eligible students the opportunity gain valuable skills in fundraising and non-profit experience while helping to build a strong voice for pedestrian safety, sustainability and livable, walkable urban design in San Francisco. Internship responsibilities include support and management of special and ongoing projects in member communications, member tracking, reporting and analysis, membership recruitment and local business sponsorship solicitation, event tabling and coordination, fundraising research and social media/website support. This is an excellent opportunity for a person who's interested in building sustainable cities to learn how a non-profit organization really works – get in on the ground floor of a small, rapidly growing non-profit. Build your resume and get valuable hands-on experience in the non-profit field. This internship offers a flexible sch

Multicultural Immigrant Student Program (MISP) Intern Application

Dear Community! The Multicultural Immigrant Student Program (MISP) is looking for new interns for the academic year of 2013-2014! MISP is a program created through collaboration with the Chican@ Latin@ Student Development and the Asian Pacific American Student Development Offices. The interns work on different projects each year to create programming, events, organizations, and more in order to help and empower immigrant and AB 540/undocumented students on campus. Projects vary vastly and we welcome all kinds of work and creativity. Previous projects have included initiating and organizing the AB 540/Undocumented Students Coalition which composes of staff, faculty, and students interested in advancing the status of these students. MISP has also created and facilitated an immigration DeCal in the past which now has become a field studies class available for students to take through the Ethnic Studies Department on campus. Being an intern at MISP can also mean representing immigrant/AB 5

The Last Grrr-rah - Invitation for Graduating Seniors

Student Alumni Relations Council would like to congratulate Cal seniors on graduating! They've worked hard for their degrees, and we would like to celebrate with them at The Last Grrr-rah, a catered "party" event for graduating seniors and young alumni, as a way of unofficially welcoming them to the young alumni family. Our caterer is Tacos Sinaloa, East Bay’s #1 rated taco truck, which will be parked on-site to provide delicious tacos. There will also be margaritas to celebrate the upcoming festive occasions (Cinco de Mayo AND graduation). Students can register at http://bit.ly/lastgrrrrah . An ID is required for alcoholic beverages, and dress code is smart casual. Please extend this invitation to all seniors. Thank you!

Free Adobe, Microsoft Productivity Suite

Because graduation is coming up, the Student Technology Council would like to reach our seniors to take advantage of downloading free and useful resources such as Adobe and Microsoft software (along with other programs, such as an upgrade to Windows 8), that they will not be able to access for free once they graduate. Many graduated seniors have already complained about having missed out on this opportunity, so we hope to reach students now before the influx of graduation emails. All of the information is on stc.berkeley.edu

Online Tutor Job Opportunity for CED students $20/hour

Have a passion for education? Looking for a flexible job to earn some extra cash? InstaEDU is a brand new kind of online tutoring company and the perfect part-time job for busy Berkeley students. Whenever you’re free, we send student requests your way. If you feel like making a few extra bucks from the comfort of your home or dorm room, just accept, and you’ll instantly launch into an online tutoring session. Your availability is completely on your own schedule. Signing up is easy and takes less than 5 minutes! Just visit http://instaedu.com/become-a-tutor and follow a few quick steps. If you have any questions about the position, please email sophie@instaedu.com . Thanks, Sophie Sophie Ramatici Community Manager http://instaedu.com/

Downtown San Diego Project - "Strip the City"

There is an opportunity for either one or a team of Architecture Students to win financial prizes (1st place: $3000, 2nd place: $1500) for the completion of a project to graphically portray <with critical-engineered accuracy> a city block in downtown San Diego. For those of you completing the project, but not winning 1st or 2nd prize, you will be compensated monetarily for your gas mileage, parking fees, other relevant costs, etc. (while working on the project) and will have added value to your C.V. when you apply for future positions/jobs/projects, etc. The ultimate description of what I want can be found on a DISCOVERY/SCIENCE TV show called "Strip the City" (just google. . . strip the city. . ., go to episodes 1) San Francisco, 2) London. . . and others, if you want more examples.). Please feel free to do it (graphically portray) with either 1) video, 2) 3D modeling (ie. cardboard, etc.) 3) CAD graphics, or 4) on paper from all angles and perspectives (above, below,

ASUC Elections Survey

My name is Freddy Uquillas, and I am currently working on a project for a Stats class I'm taking this semester. I was hoping the CED listserv would complete this survey: Here's the link https://ucberkeleypolisci.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_eFJhmWaVPl3PMWh It is super short, and should take no more than 3 minutes tops. The survey is looking at how student demographics played a role in the last ASUC elections, and it is for UC Berkeley students only. Thanks so much for your interest.

SSPC's Stress Free Week Events

Student to Student Peer Counseling presents Stress Free Week: a chance for students to unwind and de-stress a bit before finals begin! All week SSPC will be tabling with stress balls on Sproul. Come by and grab one, or make your own! Tuesday April 30th, 5pm- Meditation in 5101 Tolman Wednesday May 1st, 4pm- Yoga w/ SweatPink at Berkeley in 234 Hearst Gym

African American Studies 159 - Black Bodies: Race, Sexuality, and Popular Culture - summer course

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Begin forwarded message: Hello Everyone, I'll be teaching my last course at Cal during Summer Session A. The class is called "Black Bodies: Race, Sexuality, and Popular Culture." It's a cultural history of how black sexuality has been represented in U.S. media. We'll look at pop icons throughout time and explore the ways in which they changed (or reinforced) tropes of blackness, how industries formed around them, and how race and gender in general works in American iconography. The poster for the class is attached. If you know anybody who might be interested feel free to spread the word, and let me know if you have any questions.  

Help Welcome Newly Admitted Transfer Students

Would you like an opportunity to greet and welcome newly admitted transfer students? Please SIGN-UP AT: http://tinyurl.com/caltransfer Join us in congratulating newly admitted transfer students. We will call newly admitted students on April 28, 29, 30, and May 1st in 110 Sproul (food provided). We will also hold the annual "Transfer Student Resource Fair" on May 11th. Below are the details for these events. Please SIGN-UP AT: http://tinyurl.com/caltransfer 1) Phone-Banking to newly admitted students: *Hosted at the Office of Undergraduate Admissions 110 Sproul Sunday April 28th 3-6pm Monday April 29th 5-8pm Tuesday April 30th 5-8pm Wednesday May 1st 5-8pm *Food Will be Provided 2) Transfer Student Resource Fair in the Wheeler Auditorium: May 11th 11am-3pm *Food & a T-shirt Will be Provided Thank you for your support!

Summer Course: Latinos and the California Community College System

Latinos and the California Community College System Tue/Wed/Thur 6:00 -8:30pm, 122 Wheeler Hall CCN: 24335 Course Instructor Blas G. Guerrero, Ph.D. UCB Office - 538 Barrows Hall e-mail: ChicanoStudies180@gmail.com Course Description: This course will explore the educational experience of Latinos. A particular emphasis will be given to Latino higher education enrollment and achievement patterns, and the current trends that show that Latinos are most likely to utilize the community college system as an entry point to four-year colleges/universities. Topics that will be explored: Why are so few Latinos students eligible for four year college admissions upon high school graduation? What is the performance pattern of Latinos in higher education? What are the community college transfer and graduation rates for Latinos? What factors influence these rates and/or patterns? How do these higher educational enrollment patterns for Latinos impact Latino graduate school attendance patterns for La

Summer Study Abroad in Italy

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From a UC Berkeley Alum: Hi: I would like to make available to your students a two week program in adaptive re-use and restoration of centuries old masonry and timber buildings in the alps of northern Italy. Yestermorrow Design/Build School has been collaborating with the Canova Association for the past four years, offering classes for architecture students, historic preservation students and anyone else interested in the architectural heritage of this region. The course is taught by architects and masons and qualifies for AIA continuing education credits. This year the class runs from July 17 to July 31 and costs $2,400, including instruction, room and board. Mac Rood (M.Arch UC Berkeley '78) Bast & Rood Architects PO Box 220 Hinesburg, VT 05461

Help Us Improve Your Online Financial Tools

Operational Excellence has sponsored a 6 month study of Berkeley's student financial systems with the goal of understanding how we can improve financial services for students. In order to make accurate recommendations, the team needs student feedback. There are many opportunities to provide feedback, including a survey, focus groups with free lunches, and usability studies in exchange for gift cards. The information you provide will remain confidential, and will help create a new and improved online financial view that better serves students. As long as you are a registered student, you qualify! Sign up today to help the university provide better resources to support you and your peers during your time at Cal! Learn more and sign up here: CFV Usability Study . For more information, or to speak with one of the team members directly, please contact betterbill@berkeley.edu .

FREE Food and Test Prep with Kaplan 4/30-5/2

Kaplan Learn @ Lunch Event Series Sponsored by Global Brigades at UC Berkeley Attend this FREE event where a Kaplan faculty member will review useful, exclusive Kaplan strategies for each section of the test. Lunch will be provided from Blondie's Pizza, and all attendees will be eligible for large discounts on Kaplan courses. The first 10 attendees of each event will receive a FREE Kaplan online study product. GRE: Tues. 4/30/2013, 12pm-1:30pm LSAT: Wed. 5/1/2013, 12pm-1:30pm MCAT: Thurs. 5/2/2013, 12pm-1:30pm Location: Cesar Chavez 105 Register now; space is limited: bit.ly/kaplanlearnatlunch

Summer Course EDUC 290B Invites Undergrads - Education in Language, Literacy, and Culture

EDUC 290B Education in Language, Literacy, and Culture: “Globalization, Culture and Language Education” (3) McKay 5/28 – 7/3/13, TuW 11 am – 1:30 pm Seven and one-half hours of lecture/discussion for six weeks. This course will begin by considering various definitions of globalization and examining what these definitions suggest for current language use. Given globalization and the complex linguistic landscape it generates, the class will then explore questions such as the following. What linguistic capital does English have in specific local and global contexts? What uses are made of English in bilingual advertisements and pop music? How has globalization affected the formation of personal identity? What are ways English is used in a bilingual’s language repertoire? What do current uses of English in local and global contexts suggest for the teaching of English? Questions such as these will be fully explored in the course. Open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

Forum for American/Chinese Exchange at Stanford - Conference and Program Information

From James Li, a graduate student at Stanford University. I am involved with an organization at Stanford called FACES (Forum for American/Chinese Exchange at Stanford). FACES is a faculty-advised, student-run conference under the aegis of the Center for East Asian Studies at Stanford. We are committed to promoting knowledge and discussion of many issues in Sino-American relations, both within Stanford and between university students in the United States and greater China. Each year, we organize a two-part conference program on US-China relations, referred to as On Common Ground. The first part of the two-week long conferences takes place in November at Stanford, and the second is in April at one of our chapter universities in China. We’ve invited some of the most prestigious scholars to come address these student delegates on many different aspects of Sino-American relations. Our past speakers include George Bush Sr., Condoleezza Rice, John Major, William Perry, Zbigniew Brzezinski,

Alternative Careers for Environmental Design Students Panel 4/23

ALTERNATIVE CAREERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN STUDENTS An environmental design degree from Cal can open many doors — many of them leading to careers ‘outside’ of Architecture, Landscape, Planning, and Urban Design. Come hear from alumni and professionals about their experience, as well as tips and advice on how to discover alternative opportunities, and how to look outside the box when job hunting and exploring careers. Tuesday, April 23rd, 5:30-7:00, Wurster 1st Floor Gallery There will be food available as well as a chance to network with the panelists after the event. Please RSVP on Callisto

CED Admissions Ambasaador Internship Application - Due this Friday 4/19

Final reminder! Deadline is this Friday, April 19th at noon. Applications available on the CED website at at the front desk in 250 Wurster.

Queer Awareness Days and Events April 13-27

Queer Awareness Days April 13-27, 2013 Queer Awareness Days takes place annually during the last two weeks of April as a way to increase visibility of LGBTQ issues at UC Berkeley, engage the campus community through educational events and campaigns, and celebrate everything queer! This year, the theme is More than Marriage: Intersectional Issues, and is focusing on how the issues of all marginalized communities are queer issues. If you would like to add an event to the calendar email details to tdunlop@berkeley.edu . -SATURDAY 4/13- Queer Open Mic 4-6 p.m. 130 Wheeler Sponsoring Organizations: Cal Q&A with collaboration from other queer groups Come out to our first ever Queer Open Mic! People will be reading or performing stories, poems, experiences, tumblr posts, etc. Feel free to share something you have written or something by someone else! -MONDAY 4/15- ENVISION: White Anti-Racist Network at GenEq 6:30-8pm GenEq (202 Chavez) For Queer Awareness Days we'll be talking about

LGBT Career Fair 4/24 Info and Annoucement

The Center’s Spring LGBT Career Fair SF LGBT Center - 1800 Market Street, SF, CA Wednesday April 24, 2013 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM The Center’s premier diversity workforce recruitment event provides candidates opportunities to learn about local employment as well as receive direct feedback from employers. This is not your typical career fair! We offer a unique networking atmosphere that will allow you to develop contacts with top employers who are truly dedicated to diversity and LGBT inclusion in the workplace. Register today at http://lgbtcareerfair2013.eventbrite.com Past/Current Employer Partners Include: Accenture Bank of America Bright Horizons Foundation Good Vibrations Federal Reserve Bank Mission Hiring Hall Morgan Stanley Smith Barney New York Life Positive Resource Center Public Outreach Salesforce San Francisco Conservation Corps San Francisco Public Library Starbucks Trinity Management Services UCSF Temp, Medical & Campus US Bank Wells Fargo Year Up Asian Neighborhood Desig

Port of San Francisco Student Planning Trainee - Description

The Port of San Francisco is recruiting for the following: The Student Planning Trainee will provide support to Port planning & development staff currently working on a variety of projects that implement the Port’sWaterfront Land Use Plan. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: conduct research, prepare graphics for planning & development projects, develop and maintain GIS based databases; prepare materials for public meetings and community outreach; architectural drafting, assist in the evaluation of projects for consistency with Port design policies and the secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, assist in facilitating and providing support for public meetings; writing tasks, and assist in developing and maintaining the Port’s web site. Please use the following link to access the full job description and application: http://www.jobaps.com/sf/sup/BulPreview.asp?R1=TEX&R2=5382&R3=060219

Upcoming Travel Workshops for Students

World Travel 101 Thursday, April 11 5:00-6:30 pm 223 Moses Hall http://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/bsa.html?event_ID=65881 Join Berkeley Study Abroad and Hostelling International USA, Golden Gate Council, for a workshop on the nuts and bolts of planning a safe and affordable international trip. A representative of Hostelling International will discuss tools for trip planning, communication while on the road, accommodations, money matters, packing, health concerns, responsible and culturally-sensitive travel. Space is limited--RSVP at http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=64czescab&oeidk=a07e792e02dd6fc65e1 . Flights and Airfare Workshop Wednesday, April 17 4:30-6 pm 223 Moses Hall http://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/bsa.html?event_ID=65867 Attend this workshop and learn tips and tricks for booking an international flight. A representative from STA Travel will discuss researching fares, creating an itinerary, and purchasing tickets, as well

Charles M. Salter Associates, Inc. Summer 2013 Intern Position Description

Please see below for a Summer 2013 Intern job description: About Charles M. Salter Associates, Inc. CHARLES M. SALTER ASSOCIATES, INC. (CSA) is a consulting firm located in San Francisco with a branch office in San Jose, California. We provide services in acoustics, audiovisual systems, telecommunications, and security. The firm was founded in 1975 and currently has a staff of over 40 that consults on approximately 900 projects annually. Our consultants have backgrounds in engineering, architecture, music, speech, and theater. With 10 Professional Engineers (PE), 5 Certified Technology Specialists (CTS), a Certified Document Technologist (CDT), 4 LEED Accredited Professionals (LEED AP), a Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD), former contractors and integrators, and a Ph.D., our interdisciplinary team allows us to provide clients with tailored services for a wide variety of project types. Earn IDP hours under registered engineers (experience setting O). Earn up t

Port of San Francisco - Planning & Development Internship

The Port of San Francisco is recruiting for the following:  The Student Planning Trainee will provide support to Port planning & development staff currently working on a variety of projects that implement the Port’sWaterfront Land Use Plan. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: conduct research, prepare graphics for planning & development projects, develop and maintain GIS based databases; prepare materials for public meetings and community outreach; architectural drafting, assist in the evaluation of projects for consistency with Port design policies and the secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, assist in facilitating and providing support for public meetings; writing tasks, and assist in developing and maintaining the Port’s web site. Please use the following link to access the full job description and application: http://www.jobaps.com/sf/sup/BulPreview.asp?R1=TEX&R2=5382&R3=060111 Please let me know if

Center for Ethnographic Research - Summer Internship Program

University of California at Berkeley’s Center for Ethnographic Research Summer Internship Training Program Offered with support from UC Berkeley’s Department of Sociology, Institute for the Study of Societal Issues, and Joseph A. Meyer’s Center for Native American Issues PROGRAM OVERVIEW: The Center for Ethnographic Research (CER) Internship program provides mentorship, hands-on research experience, and advanced training in designing and executing a project using qualitative methods for motivated undergraduates and beginning graduate students. The CER Internship will provide students with six weeks of intensive accelerated methodological training in the design and practice of qualitative methods in weekly seminars taught by CER visiting scholars and graduate fellows. The topics in the seminars include the following: • The Logic and Practice of Qualitative Research Design • Participant Observation • In-Depth Interviewing • Qualitative Data Analysis in ATLAS.ti In addition to these weekl

Super Stars Literacy Program - Info and Application

Super Stars Literacy is pleased to announce the opening of the application cycle for our 2013-2014 AmeriCorps program. We will host 28 AmeriCorps Members who work full time to deliver an intensive, after-school literacy program. This program is designed to improve educational achievement for high-need Kindergarten through 2nd graders in Oakland, Hayward, Richmond, and Antioch. Join us for the 2013-2014 school year, running from late August-June 30. Program Highlights: Extensive training on teaching skills such as classroom management, lesson planning, and literacy instruction. Ongoing support and one-on-one instructional coaching. 1 school year of experience teaching a classroom of approximately 20 students for 3 hours a day Monday-Friday. Retreats, weekly team meetings, service days, and other teambuilding activities. Help prepare at-risk youth to succeed in school! Member Benefits: $17,000 living allowance for the year (approximately $1,545 per month) for 11 months of service. $5,550

April Events at SPUR

April 2013 Events Reshaping Metropolitan America Thursday, April 11, 2013, 6:00 p.m. Nearly half the buildings that will be standing in 2030 do not exist today. That means we have a tremendous opportunity to reinvent our urban areas, making them more sustainable and livable for future generations. But for this vision to become reality, those interested in planning, growth and new buildings need reliable data about emerging trends and smart projections about how those trends will play out. Join the author of Reshaping Metropolitan America for a discussion of how our urban future may evolve. Co-presented with Island Press. Register now >> A Sweet, Sweet Buzz Thursday, April 25, 2013, 12:00 p.m. San Francisco is home to a new urban agriculture project uniquely focused on the importance of bees in the urban environment. Come for a guided tour of the SF Bee-Cause Bee Farm, where we’ll see the apiary of honeybee colonies, learn what is planned for the site an

Power to the People: Video from Mosaic on investing in solar projects

Begin forwarded message: With the recent push to divest from fossil fuels, it’s hard to know how to put that money to work creating clean energy instead. One of the more interesting models we’ve found is Mosaic an online marketplace that allows individuals to invest directly into solar projects and earn competitive returns-- estimated annually at 4-7%.* Learn more about how Mosaic is bringing power to the people in this video . To date, more than 1,000 investors through Mosaic have financed over $1 million worth of solar projects. Mosaic has financed solar installations on the roofs of non-profits, affordable housing projects and other community centers in California, Arizona and New Jersey. Learn more about this new way to invest in solar Green for All has been working with Mosaic from the beginning to help more nonprofits in Oakland save money and create local jobs by going solar. Together we’ve helped four nonprofits in Oakland go solar and save an estimated $350,000 on their ut

Reminder! CED Admissions Ambaddador Internship Application Due 4/19

Applications are now available for the Fall 2013-Spring 2014 CED Admissions Ambassador Internship cohort. Share your experience, passion, and expertise of being a student in the CED! Reach out to prospective high school and community college students. Network with CED students, faculty, staff, and campus-wide outreach groups. Gain valuable professional, communication, and community building skills. Due: Friday, April 19th by noon at 250 Wurster or via email at cedambassadors@berkeley.edu Applications can be found at 250 Wurster Hall, Undergraduate Advising, or at the Ambassador bulletin board outside of the Advising Office. Questions? Contact cedambassadors@berkeley.edu

Architecture Competition for Students and Young Graduates

Begin forwarded message: My name is Guillermo Carone and I am co-founder of the architecture platform ARCHmedium ( www.archmedium.com ). I'm writing to let you know about the new architecture competition for students and young graduates that we've just launched; " San Franciso Fire Department Headquarters ". This contest has been organized with the collaboration of the American Institute of Architects and the Architecture School of Barcelona (ETSAB). I would kindly like to ask for your help in promoting this event amongst your students. ARCHmedium's competitions, which echo the same conditions and rigor of professional architecture competitions, are a learning experience that compliments regular classes. They afford students the opportunity to become more familiar with how professional architecture competitions work, therefore instilling a sense of confidence when they graduate. On top, students will also have the chance to get their projects reviewed by a

Spring Early Deadline for Spark Concept Awards 4/15

Here's a special note for your students who plan to enter the Spark Concept Awards during the Spring semester: The Spring Early deadline is next week, on April 15. If students would like to have the lowest entry fees of the year, they shouldn't miss this deadline. If their project is not finished yet, students can still take advantage of this low Earlybird entry fee. They just need to register at the site, pay the fee and submit temporary descriptions and photos to the competition. They can come back at a later time, when the project is finished and upload the correct media. This will give students until the final deadline on June 17 to upload the finished work. To learn more about the award, please visit the Spark Concept pages at www.sparkawards.com . You will find entry guidelines, FAQs, mission statement, galleries of past entrants, winners and schools and much more. Also, the Concept press release may be found at PRWeb: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/2/prweb104849

Just In Time Job Fair April 17 and 18

Still looking for a full-time job or summer internship? It's not too late! Don't miss the last career fair of the year... 2013 Just In Time Job Fair Wednesday, April 17 - Engineering, Science and Technical Opportunities Thursday, April 18 - Business, Nonprofit and Public Service Opportunities Time: 11am-3pm Place: Recreational Sports Facility, Field House Gym This is a new location for the Just In Time Job Fair! Please use the Special Event Entrance to the RSF, located on the west side of the building closest to Edwards Stadium. Sample list of companies participating in the fair: Citizen Schools, Dropbox, eBay, Fisher Investments, Genentech, Morgan Stanley, Oracle, Playworks Education Energized, Reading Partners, Sony, VMware...and many more! Make a great first impression by preparing in advance! 1. See which companies are coming and review their job listings before the fair. Log into Callisto at https://berkeley-csm.symplicity.com/students/ to review this year's Ju

New Career Services for International Students

New Career Services for International Students Hello! My name is Sarah Bang and I'm the new Career Counselor for International Students at the UC Berkeley Career Center . You may recognize my name since I was previously an international student advisor at Berkeley International Office. I wanted to share my new campus role with you and how I can be a resource to you during your time at Cal. As the Career Counselor for International Students, I will be counseling Cal undergraduate and Master's level international students on the following: Major and career exploration Internship and job search Graduate school application process NOTE: Haas undergraduate, Pre-med, and PhD/postdoc appointments will continue to be seen by other counselors specializing in these areas. I will be supporting you through: 45-minute appointments ( Make appointments online and indicate that you are an international student) Career related workshops and programs The Cal Career Center has a wide array o

New Urbanist Architecture Internship in Panama Mentored by George Moreno and Partners through Kalu Yala Internships

Kalu Yala is a sustainable community that will be built in the mountains about 45 minutes outside Panama City, Panama. Kalu Yala is founded on the core tenants of culture, new urbanism architecture, organic food, wellness, recreation, education, preservation, and conservation of the natural environment. The internship program allows students and young professionals to come to Panama and gain cultural exposure, work experience, and knowledge in order to create a project that will ultimately help shape this sustainable community. We plan to break ground this upcoming semester which will bring many opportunities for students to work with experts in various fields. In 2013 we have a lot to be grateful for as we plan to break ground on a 42,000 square foot post-and-beam eco-resort which will host an off-the-grid event for 500 of the world's thought leaders this fall. (You read that right!) Once constructed, half the venue will be dedicated to the intern program, giving our students a t

Movie Screening "Forced Confessions," a documentary by Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari - Today 4/9

Link: http://gspp.berkeley.edu/calendar/event/movie-screening-panel-forced-confes= sions-a-documentary-by-iranian-canadian *WHAT: *Movie Screening "Forced Confessions", a documentary by Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari, and Panel Discussion by Hadi Ghaemi and Omid Memarian *WHEN:* Tuesday, April 9th, 6-9pm *WHERE: *Goldman School of Public Policy, Room 250 For the first time on film, six victims of Iran's torture chambers speak. These are not criminals, but acclaimed writers, journalists, and scholars. The film is narrated by director *Maziar Bahari*, who was forced to falsely admit in front of a television audience of millions aborating with foreign intelligence agencies in helping to orchestrate Iran's popular uprising. *Hadi Ghaemi*, Executive Director of the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, and *Omid Memarian*, journalist and a survivor of forced confessions featured in the film, will later answer questions from the audience. *FILM SYNOPS

UC Davis School of Law Environmental Law Symposium 4/12

UC Davis School of Law Environmental Law Symposium April 12, 2013 PLEASE REMEMBER TO RSVP!! The Environmental Law Society (ELS) at the University of California, Davis School of Law is pleased to invite you to the 2013 Environmental Law Symposium. This year's symposium will focus on the current and future state of public transportation in California. With rapid population expansion and ambitious emission targets, public transportation in California continues to be a hot topic. High Speed Rail, SB 375, and other recent efforts have pushed California towards sustainable development and innovative forms of transportation. Yet questions remain concerning the potential impacts, legal battles, and policy considerations surrounding these new developments. Please join us in discussing how California is moving forward to meet our transportation goals. Click here for more information, including panel descriptions, a list of speakers, and a schedule of the day's events. Featuring Mike

Ivy League Leadership Conference in Beijing - Info and Application

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Begin forwarded message:  I’m Yang Liu, the president of China-U.S. Cultural Exchange Association at Cornell University. I’m writing to ask if you can help us send emails about this great China summer internship opportunity to students in all your classes. Our association is holding an annually Ivy League Leadership Conference at Beijing, China this summer from July 24th to July 31st, 2013 and we are looking for operations and marketing interns from top American universities. The conference aims to provide a cultural exchange between China and the US, and help top Chinese high-school students to develop professionalism and leaderships. As interns, students can network with industry leaders in China and understand the real China through traveling and daily interactions with Chinese students. Our association will provide housing and meals during the internship and partially stipend U.S.-China round-trip air ticket.

CED Study Abroad Info Session Thursday April 11

Study Abroad Opportunities Information Session for CED Students Thursday, April 11th 5:30pm-6:30pm Room 305 Wurster College of Environmental Design students of all interests and majors are invited to attend this information session to learn about different study abroad opportunities. Learn about EAP, non-EAP programs, application processes, and Summer study options. An adviser from the Berkeley study abroad office and CED students who have previously studied abroad will be in attendance to answer questions.

Vice Chancellor's Student Advisory Committee Application

CED students - please consider representing CED on the Vice Chancellor's student advisory committee. See below for more information. The application instructions follow and a full information packet can be provided by sending an email request to cedugblog@gmail.com . Vice Chancellor's Student Advisory Committee Application (Due 4/20) The Vice Chancellor’s Student Advisory Committee (VCSAC) is currently seeking students who are deeply interested in the quality of student life, student services and the student experience at Cal. You will have the opportunity to provide feedback directly to the Vice Chancellor Le Grande about matters concerning Student Affairs. This is a fantastic opportunity to have your voice heard on this campus. Please refer to the website for more information ( http://sa.berkeley.edu/vc/student-advisory ). *The application DEADLINE is APRIL 20TH, 2013* Please send completed applications to allen.tang@berkeley.edu  Application Instructions: All eligible studen

Part-Time Assistant Employment Opportunity for Glass Studio

Applications can be submitted to: tempjobs@mavenrec.com to my attention (Jenna DeFabio) A growing glass studio housing many local artists is seeking an outgoing, smart, and motivated team member to help with office support, marketing and sales of glass art. An amazing opportunity to be a part of an exciting studio and work alongside independent and creative artists, the candidate must be self motivated, professional and have excellent communication skills and eagerness to take on new tasks. SALES duties include, but are not limited to: reaching out to current and new customers for sales opportunity setting up and running the booth at Art Shows (shows are in the SF Bay Area, but outside of Emeryville). ADMINISTRATIVE duties include, but are not limited to: scheduling classes and keeping the website up to date generating invoices and filing when necessary packing and shipping orders general office and customer support. MARKETING/COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT duties include, but are not limited

MK Think Summer Interns - Information and Application Details

Check out a summer internship opportunity offered by one of our CED alums! Josh S Jackson Senior Strategist MKTHINK www.mkthink.com | 415.288.3392 MKThink, the San Francisco ideas company for the built environment, integrates performance, aesthetics, and sustainability factors into thoughtful solutions to complex problems. Current work includes long-term strategic planning and new designs for education, community, and tech projects. Our clients include premier educational, corporate, non-profit, and healthcare institutions. MKThink is looking for talented and enthusiastic students to participate in out summer internship program. Ideal candidates are creative, responsible, and personable with strong communication, design, and analytical abilities. As an intern at MKThink, you will support studio work for MKThink clients as well as produce a report on a focused research project. This is an excellent opportunity for current students to add real world experience to their educational cr