Showing posts from September, 2013

Institute of International Studies Undergraduate Merit Scholarship

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 independently, in congruence with an honors thesis, or while studying abroad. The scholarship recipients will be called IIS Junior Scholars. After completing their research projects, Junior Scholars are required to submit a four-page research summary and attend the IIS Junior Scholars Conference held in May 2014. Junior Scholars will present their work in poster format at the conference. Junior Scholars with the strongest research project 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 at least one semester of study in residence at Berkeley. All major

University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Design: Meet & Recruitment Event

The University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Design will be traveling to San Francisco for a meet and greet recruiting event on Monday evening, September 30th. It will be hosted by the Catharine Clark Gallery and sponsored by PennDesign Admissions and the PennDesign Alumni Association. Students will have the opportunity to meet with PennDesign alumni and staff and also hear from our featured speaker, Richard Weller, Chair of the Landscape Architecture program. If any of your students are interested in attending, please RSVP for the event online:

Student Research Internship in San Francisco

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) has a student research internship open in our San Francisco office that we would like you to share with your students. RTC conducts research on a national level and employs a research director in Washington DC who is available for collaboration relating to California Infrastructure, Policy, and Community Programming. Research areas include: Development, Policy, Community, Health and Environment  Safe walking/biking access in underserved communities GIS Mapping – Spatial Analysis of the interconnected system of national trails Trail-user analysis – Infrared trail-counters provide usage data on pathways Quantifying carbon emissions reduction by replacing cars with walkers and bikers MAP-21 – review of legislation and national/regional funding access and effectiveness If you have any questions, please contact: Rayna Gordon-Hellman, LEED-AP Economics, Environment, and Design Program Assistant Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Western Region 235 Montg

Reimagining the Urban: Bay Area Connections Across Art and Public Space

September 30, 8:30-5:00 at the Brower Center - Free! Reimagining the Urban: Bay Area Connections Across Art and Public Space is a daylong symposium examining art, nature, economic development and equity in the Bay Area metropolis. Artists, curators, real estate developers, environmentalists and social justice advocates will gather to discuss the uses and abuses of the region's creative and natural resources. For schedule, registration, and more information about the event, please visit the Reimagining the Urban website: . Speakers Ric Ambrose (Richmond Art Center) Allison Arieff (SPUR) Teresa Caldeira (City and Regional Planning, UC Berkeley) Margaret Crawford (Architecture, UC Berkeley) Deborah Cullinan (Yerba Buena Center for the Arts) Nicholas de Monchaux (Architecture and Urban Design, UC Berkeley) Raquel Gutierrez (Yerba Buena Center for the Arts) Shannon Jackson (Rhetoric, Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies, and Arts Research

Global Poverty & Practice Minor Information Sessions

The GPP Minor introduces students to the theoretical frameworks, methods, and practical skills necessary to engage with global poverty and inequality in imaginative and effective ways. The "Practice Experience" is a central component of the Minor in which students partner for a minimum of five weeks, with non-governmental or community organizations, government agencies, or other poverty or development programs, on various dimensions of poverty action – from community health and food security to economic justice and grass-roots political power. This real world experience, which can take place domestically or internationally, allows students to connect theories and practices of poverty action. Fellowship funding is available to support students’ practice experiences. The deadline to declare the Minor this semester is Thursday, October 17th. There are no prerequisites to declare.The Declaration Form and additional information about the Minor can be found at: http://blumcent

McNair Scholars Program Informational Sessions

The UC Berkeley McNair Scholars Program is now recruiting students!! The McNair Scholars Program aims to increase numbers of groups underrepresented in doctoral programs. Every year, the program prepares selected UC Berkeley undergraduates for graduate study at the doctoral level. Students from all disciplines are encouraged to apply! The application is now open and the deadline to submit an application is Tuesday, October 8, 2013. For more information attend an information session, visit our website and/or contact us: Info sessions: Tuesday, Sept. 24 12:00-2:00PM 625 Barrows Hall Wednesday, Oct. 2 12:00-2:00PM 105 Cesar Chavez Center Thursday, Oct. 3 10:00-12:00PM 9 Durant Hall Website: Contacts us: Harold Campbell, Ph.D. McNair Program Director (510) 642-8015 Eli Barbosa McNair Advisor (510) 643-9582

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Cal Performance's 4th Fall Free for All Concert: Sept. 29th

On September 29, the UC Berkeley campus will transform into a day-long celebration of the arts, with Cal Performances' fourth Fall Free for All. The entire day is dedicated to bringing together the diverse and stunning talents of world-class musicians, dancers, and performers. Wander through Spieker Plaza and you'll catch the spirited Cal Band; step into Zellerbach, Hertz, and Wheeler halls and Alumni House to experience classical music, Medieval pop music, award-winning jazz, indie folk-rock, and so much more. Children will delight in taking part of shadow puppet creation, or picking up an instrument for the first time in our ever-popular Instrument Petting Zoo. Fall Free for All, hailed as "the coolest open house on the planet" showcases a sampler of performing arts with offerings for every palette. This event on September 29 is no exception, with more than 15 different performances including: Classical, Vocal and Early Music: New Century Chamber Orchestra, membe

APA Northern California Mixer: Sept. 30th

The APA Northern California is having a mixer for planners of color. When: Monday, September 30 6pm-8pm Where: Palomino, 345 Spear Street, San Francisco (near embarcadero BART)

ACSA/ALAS Architecture College & Career Expo: September 28th

Attend the ACSA/AIAS Architecture College + Career Expo on September 28, 2013 in San Francisco, CA. High school and college students will have the opportunity to meet with school representatives to learn more about beginning or continuing a career in architecture, and to learn what different programs have to offer. The event will include: school exhibitors, seminars, portfolio reviews, and local campus tours. ATTENDANCE IS FREE // REGISTER TODAY! + ACSA/AIAS Architecture College + Career Expo Webste + Students register here! SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 9:00am-10:00am Registration 10:00am-11:00amWelcome + Opening Panel: Careers in Architecture 11:00am-3:00pm Exhibits Open 11:30am-12:00pm Selecting an Undergraduate Program 12:15pm-2:00pm Portfolio Reviews 12:30pm-1:00pm Selecting a Graduate Program 1:30pm-2:00pm Digital Tools for Designers: Graphisoft 2:00pm-3:00pm Tour: Academy of Art University 2:15pm-3:00pm Creating a Portfolio Presentation LOCATION Academy of Art University Campus M

Living Cities: Residential Towers for the 21st Century Design Competition

Design the New York City Residential Tower of the 21st Century & Win $10,000! Enter the inaugural Living Cities: Residential Towers for the 21st Century Design Competition co-produced by Metropolis magazine, the Steel Institute of New York, and the Ornamental Metal Institute of New York. Original entries must use a steel structural system with curtain wall enclosure and consider the needs of New York's growing and diverse urban population along with the role that building characteristics play in overall constructability, sustainability, and creature comforts. The proposed site must be within the city's five boroughs. The winner will be awarded $10,000 and invited to present their proposal at the Institutes' conference in New York City. The winner and runners-up will also be publicized globally, across our media channels. Submissions due January 3, 2014 at 11:59PM EST. For more information and to register, go to:

CAL Set Design DeCal Available

Come to ED 98/198 - Set Design and Installation Art - decal open to undergraduate and graduate students Tuesdays 3-5pm Wurster Hall 172 In this decal you will be collaborating with classmates to design and construct a set for a student fashion runway. At the end of the semester we will construct our design for the FAST Fall ’13 Fashion Show. In its second year running, Cal Set Design will provide FAST (Fast Student Trends) with an installation as the backdrop for their event. We work alongside this organization and student designers to provide circulation diagrams, stage requirements and pull together their fashion theme through visual element.  The decal meets once a week and covers the topics of installation techniques, material research, and collaborative design.  Email:

The American Society Illustrators Conference in San Francisco: Oct. 2-6th

This year’s conference is being held in San Francisco on October 2nd through 6th. Annual Conference & Awards Banquet The American Society of Architectural Illustrators challenges its members to become better illustrators, and rewards the architectural community and the community at large with a higher standard for visual communications. Each year in October, ASAI holds a worldwide conference in the home town of the acting president, providing an environment for the open exchange of ideas and practices, as well as many educational opportunities. The conference spans several days and offers workshops, seminars, sketch tours and more for all those interested in the pursuit of excellence in architectural visualization. Illustrators and Architects gather to spend time with industry peers and associates from around the world as they participate in conference events. Venue and Speakers Holiday Inn Golden Gateway has been reserved for ASAI programs. We have inv

The Multicultural Community Center Annual Open House: September 19th

This year's Open House will honor our roots with the 45th Anniversary of the Third World Liberation Front (TwLF). Join us September 19, 2013 from 4-7 P.M. (at Hearst Field Annex D) for an amazing evening of community building, speakers, entertainment, and of course free food! The Multicultural Community Center serves as a vibrant center that strives to meet the needs and respond to the challenges students and community-members face on a daily basis.With this Open House we look forward to building new friendships and strengthening our community. What: Multicultural Community Center Open House When: September 19, 2012, 4:00PM-7:00PM Where: Multicultural Community Center, Hearst Field Annex-D Why: To make new friends and get to know our new space!

CalRAD: Rape Aggression Defense for Women Workshop

CalRAD: Rape Aggression Defense for Women* 2 Sundays, Sept 22 & 29, 2013 10:00am - 5:00pm Foothill Assembly Room, 2700 Hearst Ave at Highland Place above Gayley Way Fee: $10 for UCB student, staff, post doc, and faculty women; $20 for community Learn how to increase awareness and assertiveness skills. Develop physical techniques designed for women's specific needs and assets. LIMITED SPACE!!! The R.A.D. System is a 9-12 hour comprehensive, women-only course that begins with risk awareness and progresses to the basics of hands-on defense training. . Please wear comfortable clothing and athletic shoes. Bring a pen for taking notes, a towel, water and food for yourself. Class may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. * We welcome all persons who ever have, currently or ever will identify as "woman." FOR DISABILITY RELATED ACCOMMODATIONS: ACCESS.BERKELEY.EDU To sign-up, please fill out this googledoc -

PowerSave Campus Paid Project Coordinator Internship Position

The Alliance to Save Energy's PowerSave Campus Program seeks a student with an interest in energy efficiency for the position of PowerSave Campus Project Coordinator beginning September 2013. The Project Coordinator will join a team of fellow student interns to design and implement energy efficiency projects based on low-cost technologies and no-cost behavior changes, as well as the education of campus students, staff, and faculty members on energy conservation. Students will determine their specific objectives and workload through ongoing consultation with teammates, team managers, and Alliance to Save Energy's campus lead. The weekly workload for the Project Coordinator position will vary between 5 and 15 hours per week and is compensate at $11 per hour. Candidates - especially freshman and sophomores - who are interested in a year long position or longer, will be favored. Students with work study are also encouraged to apply. However, other applicants should not be discourag

GRADD Northern California 1st Annual Conference: September 21st, 203

GRADDuate School: Moving the Dream Forward: 1st annual conference addressing the unique challenges that undocumented students face in their pursuit of graduate studies. Event Date & Location: Saturday, September 21st, Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley. Time: Registration begins at 8:00 AM. Program will run until 3:30pm Registration Deadline: Monday, September 12, 2013. Have questions? Contact us at: Cost: FREE for students. Donations welcomed from educators and supporters. There will also be a personal statement clinic. If you are interested in having your statement reviewed, please bring a hard copy on the day of the conference! Register Now at

Undocumented Student Work-Study Opportunity

Recently, Meng So; Undocumented Student Coordinator and Academic Counselor for EOP, just announced the Directory's Work-Study program to the student community.This program will allow eligible undocumented students to apply for work-study positions that have traditionally been blocked opportunities. Director's Work Study Eligibility - Undocumented students who are (1) Dream Aid eligible AND (2) DACA approved.  Apply - Students who qualify will first need to email with the following: Full name Student id # Indicate that they have DACA approval and would like be considered for director's work-study for 2013-2014 academic year

Apply to be a CalSO Leader: DEADLINE OCT. 7TH

The Cal Student Orientation Program (aka CalSO) is looking for a new group of CalSO Leaders. We’re looking for bright and hardworking undergraduates who reflect a diverse array of student experiences at Berkeley. Do you want to make an impact on the lives of new students and their families, learn a lot about yourself and Cal, and have a great summer? If so, CalSO might be right for you. CalSO Leader applications and complete details are available online at: Applications are due on Monday, October 7 @ noon. Want more info? Come to one of our information sessions from 5:15-6:15pm: Sunday, September 29th Unit 1 All Purpose Room, 2650 Durant Avenue Wednesday, October 2nd TRSP Center Room 100 Chavez Student Center Thursday, October 3rd , Unit 3 All Purpose Room, 2400 Durant Avenue Got questions? Call 510/642-4970 or email

Course L&S 10: Available Seats

Are you interested in earning one unit for reading Turing's Cathedral and participating in this year's On the Same Page activities? Then sign up for L&S 10, the new On the Same Page course. The course is still open to enrollments until September 24. You will complete all course requirements by the end of October, leaving you free to focus on your other courses through midterms and finals. And, best of all, you will be earning credit for participating in engaging activities such as socially annotating a text, attending campus events, and discussing the book with faculty and other students. This course is open to all undergraduates, from any college. And if you have not yet received a free copy of Turing's Cathedral, you can receive one just for enrolling in L&S 10.

Fall 2013 Career Services For CED Students

CED EXCLUSIVE with Maria Dawson Career Counseling 220 Wurster Hall Internships, Job search strategies, career exploration ,resume critique ,graduate school ,career fairs,networking ... and more!   Drop-in appointments Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-4 pm  Pre-Scheduled appointments Thursdays 9-12 pm To schedule an appointment go to Upcoming Events Stay up to date by checking the CED calendar for a comprehensive list of events. ABCs of Licensure for Architects, Tues. 10/1/13 Mentorship Mixer, Tues. 10/8/13 Grad Student Job Search , Tues. 10/22/13 What Architecture Firms want you to know, Tues. 11/5/13 Sustainability in Environmental Design, Tues. 11/19/13               Other resources to keep in mind: CareerMail: Want to get timely information about jobs, internships, employer events, professional school, workshops, etc. aimed specifically at Cal students? To sign up for CareerMail, login to Callisto , select &

American Institue for Architecture Students: First General Meeting September 12th

Come to AIAS's first general meeting of Fall 2013! Thursday, September 12th, 7:30pm in 101 Wurster Hall. AIAS, or American Institute for Architecture Students focuses on introducing students to the professional field of architecture and promoting architectural excellence through firm tours, national conferences, workshops, lectures, and socials. At the first general meeting we wil discuss the events that we hold and the benefits of being an AIAS member such as: - having and maintaining a direct link to the professional organization, AIA - firm tours of architecture and design firms (we have many successful local firms lined up for Fall 2013!) - workshops - internship panels - and much more!

Job Opportunity: Two Paid Student Staff Positions Available

Campus Recycling and Refuse Services is now hiring two paid student staff positions to reach UC Berkeley’s goal of Zero Waste by 2020! Campus Recycling and Refuse Services is hiring two Staff Assistants to help with waste reduction, recycling, and composting programs on campus. Interested in an environmental leadership position? The Staff Assistants will meet with various campus stakeholders to design and implement new composting and recycling programs in campus buildings, as well as create and carry out education and outreach campaigns. Contact with questions. These positions are paid. All applications (resume and cover letter explaining interest and qualifications) must be emailed to by Friday, September 20th at 5 PM. Select applicants will be contacted to schedule interviews on Sunday September 22nd. Students from a variety of majors and years are encouraged to apply.

CED Student Job Opportunity

Looking for a part-time contractor to do piecemeal work in Vectorworks. The ideal candidate is: o Up to speed with Vectorworks. o Can create construction details. o A plus is the ability to use Sketchup 3D. o 20-30 hours a week. o The person will be able to, at least part of the time, work from home. o Ideal if they had their own Vectorworks license. We are on 2013. o Hourly compensation depends on experience. If Interested, please email Mick Coonan McCutcheon Construction 510-558-3905

CAL Career Fair Sept. 17th-19th, 2013

Cal Career Fair September 17-19, 2013 11am-4pm Recreational Sports Facility, Field House Gym Sponsored by the Career Center, come join UC Berkeley's premier career fair-- the Cal Career Fair! This fair will kick-off the academic year and the on-campus recruiting season. Recruiters from business, industry, non-profits and government will bring information about entry-level career and internship positions. Recruiting all majors! This is a new location for the Cal Career Fair! Please use the Special Event Entrance to the RSF, located on the west side of the building closest to Edwards Stadium. Don't miss the opportunity to speak with employers such as: Accenture, Cisco, Dropbox, DEA, eBay, General Electric, General Motors, GoDaddy, JusticeCorps, Kaiser Permanente, LinkedIn, Macy's, Motorola, NASA, Pandora, Peace Corps, Procter & Gamble, SpaceX, US Department of State, Walt Disney, Yelp...and many more! Different employers will attend the fair each day! Make sure y

Public Policy Internship Opportunity at Washington D.C

Public Policy Intern Reports: Public Policy Director Location: This position is based in GLSEN’s Washington, D.C. office Objectives: The Public Policy Intern will assist Public Policy staff in both state and federal work, ranging from legislation, legal cases, and organizational outreach. Responsibilities: o Assist with lobbying efforts for the Safe Schools Improvement Act and other federal legislation efforts o Develop and forge relationships with key organizations, offices, and members o Monitor state-level legislation via Statescape or other legislative tracking tools. o Create and maintain of resources for state partners and local activists. o Develop, publish and monitor state and local action alerts. o Support and research certain federal policy projects. o Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: o Excellent written and oral communications ski

SLC Writing Program Fieldwork Opportunities

Want to learn how to become an effective writing tutor at UC Berkeley? Enroll in a fieldwork internship at the SLC, you will have the opportunity to help students increase their skills and confidence as writers while receiving training in composition theory and valuable experience in educational practices. We are now accepting applications for enrollment in fieldwork courses, Education 97/197 or English 310.  Priority review will be given to applications received by the second week of classes. For more information, visit tutor_writing.htm or contact Alberto Ledesma ( ) and Carolyn Swalina ( ). As always, if you have any questions about tutoring opportunities at the Student Learning Center, or you have questions about Writing Program tutoring services, or we can be of any assistance, please do not hesitate to let us know.  You can reach us via email at (Carolyn) and/or aledesma@berkel

LGBT 100: Trans Studies, Seats AVAILABLE

LGBT 100: Trans* Studies Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:30-5 pm/190 Barrows Instructor: Christine Quinan This course will explore understandings and experiences of trans bodies and identities, including transgender, transsexual, and gender-variant individuals and communities. While the course will be largely U.S.-focused, we will approach topics related to gender non-normativity through a trans-cultural lens. We will begin by historically situating gender and sex in conceptual frameworks, looking at sexology research that emerged in the late-19th and early 20th centuries. We will then move to examining a first-person account of transition alongside secondary sources that touch upon a wide range of issues, including pathologization, desire, and visibility. Finally, we will discuss how gender is controlled, confined, and policed by structural institutions, including the legal system, the medical establishment, and the prison industrial complex. Throughout the semester, we will also interrogate

UC Berkeley Admissions Office: Student Communications Internship Available

The Admissions office is looking for student interns to assist with our social media marketing/communications efforts. Ideally, we'd like students to represent a broad range of academic and extracurricular interests. This posting is available on Callisto. OUA Student Communications Internship.pdf This is a paid (stipend) position for the 2013-14 academic school year that requires 10-12 hours per week. Applications are due Friday, September 13. The internship is designed to: 1. Inform our office and prospective students about the UC Berkeley student experience from a first-person perspective. 2. Provide current students with exposure to (a) functional areas of social media marketing and communications and (b) tools and strategies for growing and maintaining an online presence.What's unique about this opportunity is that it is designed for the intern to walk away with a creative portfolio of multimedia/communications projects as it relates to their own interests and strengths

Center For the Built Environment: Seeking Volunteers for PAID Research Study

Center for the Built Environment at UC Berkeley is seeking students to participate in a research study. PURPOSE· To evaluate the effect of indoor thermal environment on occupants’ comfort and satisfaction ELIGIBILITY· Undergraduate/Graduate Students (18+) WHAT· An experiment on thermal comfort            · You will spend 2 hours at a time in our environmental controlled room, during which you can read, work on computer related work.            · You will answer questions on your thermal comfort            · Eight visits within one month PAYMENT· $15 per Hour. You are expected to participate in all tests (16 hours) WHEN· September 15th to October 15th, 2013 WHERE· Building Science Laboratory, 272 Wurster Hall, UC Berkeley For more information, please email   They will contact you with more details and arrange a time that fits your schedule

Centennial Alumni Dinner: Show your Work!

How would you like to put your work in front of working professionals? Here's your chance! The upcoming Centennial Alumni Dinner needs tablescapes--something that provides visual interest and lights the tables.One design will be chosen and replicated to be featured on all the tables at the Alumni Dinner at Campanile Plaza on Saturday, 9/28.Entries are due by 9am Monday September 16th in 315C. A faculty jury will decide the winner later that morning. Parameters are as follows: 22" diameter max must use cardboard or e-flute must be in auto cad format and imported into CADCAM laser template must take no more than 10-15 minutes to build must build one example for judges must have a light source or space for a small battery-powered light winner must commit 5-6 hours to build replicas of design the weekend of 9/21-22 individuals or two-person teams allowed to enter

CAL's Music Plublication, Resound Maganize, is Recruiting New Members

Are you interested in music, writing, promoting, photography, videography, graphic design, or the entertainment industry? Are you devoted to attending shows but you're a business, engineering, economics, or non-liberal arts major? Maybe music is your life, and you're looking for an outlet that's mightier than your tumblr or personal Wordpress blog.Cal's foremost source for music news, Resound Magazine, might be the perfect club for you. Resound Magazine is an online publication that covers all-things music, including but not limited to: album and artist reviews; gear talk; music events on campus and throughout the greater Bay Area; music listening and exchange; and news and features creatively related to music. This semester Resound Magazine is looking for a strong, committed, and passionate staff of writers, promoters, social media managers, videographers, and photographers. As a writer, photographer, and/or videographer, you'll have the chance to act as member o

Zeus Design Build Firm: Part-Time Paid Internship Available

The Zeus Design Build Firm is seeking the right student for a part-time paid internship at their small but busy design/build firm. Zeus Design Build works on a variety of projects and budgets, but mostly in Bay Area home remodels in Craftsman and Modern styles, with Eco-conscious choices whenever possible. Zeus Design Build Firm has been featured in magazines, including the cover of Fine Homebuilding’s Kitchen&Bath Design Issue last year. As a part-time Intern, you would assist the chief designer with drafting, bids, project management and client communications. Opportunity to get hands-on site experience too, if desired.Pay will be a living wage; the exact hourly amount depends on your skills and experience. Zeus Design Build is located in the tiny community of Canyon, a half-hour drive from UC Berkeley. (Or a 10 mile, hilly bike ride, You can also access through bus from Orinda BART to Moraga and then ride 4 miles from there, one steep climb at the end.) Much of the work could

BEACN (Bay-Area Environmentally Aware Consulting Network)

BEACN is an interdisciplinary undergraduate student organization that provides consulting services to local green businesses, and it is design for the interest of Architecture and Sustainable Environmental Design majors. However,BEACN is currently recruiting students from all years and majors to join the consulting project teams. This semester specifically, BEACN has two projects that involve working with sustainable design and architecture businesses. For more information, come to one of our information sessions next week: Info Session #1 : Monday, 9/9 at 7pm in 140 Barrows Info Session #2 : Wednesday, 9/11 at 7pm in 24 Wheeler Check out BEACN's Facebook page, visit or email for more information.

CED Students of Color

The College of Environmental Design Students of Color (CED-SOC) is a student-run group with representation from all CED departments - Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and City and Regional Planning- that hope to increase awareness and participation in issues of diversity. The CED-SOC Mission: To develop and expand the academic and social support, mentorship, career networking, and advocacy efforts for students of color and other underrepresented students within the College of Environmental Design. Students of color include those who identify themselves as African-American, Native American, Asian American, Latina/o, and Pacific Islander, however CED-SOC is inclusive and embraces all forms of diversity including LGBTQ students, low-income students, and allies who value and work for equity and justice within low-income communities and communities of color. CED-SOC also promotes and advocates for greater attention and leadership toward social justice and equity within our respect

Ethnic Studies 199/299 (1 UNIT): Community Enagaged Scholarship

Ethnic Studies 199/299: Community Engaged Scholarship The Public Service Center is partnering with Victoria Robinson, faculty member in Ethnic Studies, to offer a Directed Reading Group focused on Community Engaged Scholarship. The Reading Group is for any student interested in participating in an interdisciplinary discussion of community engaged scholarship. We will meet every other Friday beginning September 6, and participants will receive 1 unit of pass/no-pass credit. Ethnic Studies 199/299 - Community Engaged Scholarship Directed Reading Group Open to undergraduate and graduate students, this course will serve as a guided study of the field of community engaged scholarship. Students will learn basic principles, theory, best practices, and existing questions in the field of community engaged scholarship. Students will deepen their knowledge of community-based work, discuss the role and place of community engaged scholarship in the academy, and consider ethical implications

CED Student Internship with the Bio-Manufacturing to Market Program

A UC Berkeley led internship program that provides UC Berkeley students with the opportunities to work with local East Bay industries--start ups, mid-size enterprises as well as large companies. Bio-Manufacturing to Market program is run through the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and guided by PI, Professor Phil Kaminsky, Chair, of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research on campus. It's funded by DOE's Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Office for Advanced Manufacturing and is part of a multi-partner grant awarded in late 2012 called the "Advanced Manufacturing Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge grant." Here's a link to award announcement if you're interested in more context: So what does Bio-Manufacturing have to do with students in the College of Environmental Design? Two of our "bio" industry partners for Fall 2013 have proposed projects that require a knowledge base

Oakland Community Builders Internship Program- Student DEADLINE SEPT. 6TH 2013

Oakland Community Builders Internship Program Accepting Student Applications for 2013-14 Interested in grassroots community organizing? Want to gain experience working on pressing social justice issues on the ground in the East Bay? Apply to be an Oakland Community Builders intern! Application Deadline: September 6, 2013 Preliminary Interviews September 10-13, 2013 Oakland Community Builders (OCB) is a yearlong internship program that trains students in what it means to be a community organizer while addressing the needs of communities in the East Bay. OCB will: · Challenge you to analyze community organizing tactics and social issues rather than just read about them · Offer you a chance to contribute to your local community · Let you meet and interact with other students who share your interest in civic engagement. You will leave the program with tools and experiences that will be useful and applicable to your own community organizing projects. In addition t

Web Management and Graphic Design Opportunities within the ASUC

ASUC looking for students who are interested and experienced in web content management and graphic designing. Ensuring the transparency and promoting the opportunities of the ASUC, the Communications Department of the Office of Executive Vice President Nolan Pack is looking for students who are interested and experienced in web content management and graphic designing. The specific positions needed are webmaster, graphic designer, and social media coordinator, although students are welcome to set up a meeting to discuss their goals and interests in communications. If interested, please email or for more information, as well as check out this link < >for details about the positions.

CED Recent Graduates: Project Manager/ Project Architect Needed

McCall Design Group, an award-winning architectural firm, creates innovative spaces for a variety of local, regional and national clients. With specializations in adaptive reuse, retail and hospitality, McCall Design Group is an exciting, fast-paced work environment with incredible opportunities for growth. We are looking for an experienced Project Architect / Project Manager, responsible for multiple, concurrent projects, develop technical and graphic presentations to communicate design intent, work with project team, client and consultants from code research through initial design studies and into construction documents, and lastly ensure design intent is maintained through construction, in coordination with the client and general contractor Qualifications M. Arch or 5-year professional degree from an accredited university, with ability and desire to pursue California licensure 5+ years (minimum) of professional experience in all phases of design and documentation, from concept d

PowerSave Campus Paid Project Coordinator Internship Position

The Alliance to Save Energy's PowerSave Campus Program seeks a student with an interest in energy efficiency for the position of PowerSave Campus Project Coordinator beginning September 2013. The Project Coordinator will join a team of fellow student interns to design and implement energy efficiency projects based on low-cost technologies and no-cost behavior changes, as well as the education of campus students, staff, and faculty members on energy conservation. Students will determine their specific objectives and workload through ongoing consultation with teammates, team managers, and Alliance to Save Energy's campus lead. The weekly workload for the Project Coordinator position will vary between 5 and 15 hours per week and is compensate at $11 per hour. Candidates - especially freshman and sophomores - who are interested in a year long position or longer, will be favored. Students with work study are also encouraged to apply. However, other applicants should not be discoura