Showing posts from February, 2015

Jobs in Service Panel

Jobs in Service Panel Tuesday, March 3rd, 4:30-6pm - YWCA Berkeley, 2600 Bancroft Way Join us at this special panel for a conversation with representatives from City Year, Peace Corps, Teach for America, and Teach for China.  Learn about opportunities to make a difference both here and abroad, and gain knowledge to help you through each application process.  Find out more about this event here , or contact Cal Peace Corps Representative Clint Niehus at  510-452-8451 / .

Public Service Showcase

Public Service Showcase March 10th 6-8 pm First Congregational Church of Berkeley RSVP through eventbrite page: Questions? Contact Mike at

Berkeley Global Internships Program

Berkeley Global Internships program gives students the opportunity to: Undertake a professional internship in their field of interest in various international and domestic locations Earn academic credit for their internship via a ten-week online course Learn about the local culture and history of the location they choose Use any financial aid that they may be eligible for Internships locations are: Dublin, Madrid, Mumbai, Paris, San Francisco, Singapore, and Toronto. Also, this year we are excited to be offering a new engineering focused program in Toronto as well as a general program in Mexico City. Deadline: March 2. For a more in-depth description of the program and the various options students have, please visit:

Join the Zero Waste Youth USA

You are invited to join Zero Waste Youth USA in empowering the next generation to create a zero waste future. 3rd Annual Zero Waste Youth Convergence Sunday, March 15th Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley 9:00am to 4:00pm Register now at ! Early Bird Registration is $10.00 per person until March 1st and $15 until March 14th. Group rate for 5 people or more is $10.00 per person. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are included.

Asheville Summer DesignBuild Studio: Now Accepting Student Applications

The ten week, hands-on, multi-disciplinary, educational program will take place amid the Blue Ridge Mountains in beautiful Asheville, NC. The DesignBuild Studio will run from June 1 to August7. Student applications are due by April 15. This summer students will work with the local community to explore how design can address issues of community sustainability. Students will define, generate, and explore conceptual solutions while integrating technical, financial, legal, and social constraints to complete a built project. The 2015 ​ DesignBuild Studio will explore the process of developing conceptual solutions and translating them into a built space. The program will be led by instructors Luke W. Perry and Miriam Gee, both returning from last year's studio. Interested students can visit our DesignBuild Studio webpage to submit an online application (PDFs of applications are also available to download). In addition, students can inquire with Chris Joyell ( chris@ashevilledesigncente

UC Forestry Summer Field Program at Baker Forest

UC Forestry Summer Field Program at Baker Forest June 21, 2014 – August 14, 2014 Meadow Valley, CA Specific objectives of the Summer Field Program include: Provide experience with both the ecological and social aspects of wildland environments Introduce students to professional practice in the various resource management fields Introduce basic subject matter in ecology, measurement and inventory systems, and resource management Teach field skills Develop close student and student-faculty relationships More information may be found on our website at . The application is available online. Summer 2015 application deadline: Friday, March 13 at 5pm. Applicants will be notified by email sometime in early April. If you have questions, feel free to contact the Forestry Field Program Director Kevin O'Hara at or the Forestry and Natural Resources Undergraduate Advisor Carina Galicia at .

30th Annual Empowering Women of Color Conference

30th Annual Empowering Women of Color Conference No Better Time Than Now: Transnational Resistance, Solidarity & Love March 7, 2015, 9 am to 7 pm -- Wheeler Hall, UC Berkeley Registration is now open for EWOCC 2015. Early bird tickets are available until March 1, 2015. Go to to secure a spot now. Check us out at: FB: Twitter:

The Broken American Dream

The Poverty and Homelessness Symposium: the Broken American Dream will be on Saturday, March 14th at 10am in 155 Dwinelle. Any questions can be directed to .

Design-Build College Scholarship

For more information go to: Design-Build Scholarship 

Site Art Center Competition

This international one-stage architecture competition invites all architecture students and young professionals to develop and submit compelling ideas for the design of a contemporary Art Center located within the Fortress of Cresmina, in Cascais, Portugal. The Art Center aims to create a cultural destination and focus on the protection of the cultural heritage. The Art Center will provide a space to display Contemporary Art and gather the community together for performances, lectures and social events, while providing a quiet space for invited visiting artists. Site Art Center _ Cascais, Portugal Registration Deadline: May 25, 2015 Submission Deadline: May 30, 2015 Participation fee: 60 / 90 Euros Open to: Architecture Students and Young Professionals  Website:

InstaEDU Tutor

Become an online tutor in your favorite subjects, and teach whenever you're free. As an InstaEDU tutor, you set your own schedule, make $20/hour, and work from wherever is convenient for you (dorm, apartment, library). How does it work? We'll send tutoring requests your way whenever you're online. If you're available, just accept to instantly launch into an online lesson with a student. You can also set up scheduled lessons when it's convenient for you. Work with students of all levels and subjects, and make a extra cash while you do. Signing up is easy and takes less than 10 minutes. Just visit and follow a few quick steps. If you have any questions about tutoring with InstaEDU, please email .

Student Mentoring and Research Teams (SMART)

Student Mentoring and Research Teams (SMART) May 29 - August 7, 2015 Graduate Division, University of California, Berkeley Application Deadline: Friday, February 27, 2015. SMART Website and Applications Materials: 2015 SMART Program Undergraduate Application Informational Meeting Wednesday, February 18, 2015, from Noon to 1 p.m., 110 Sproul Hall (To preregister for this informational meeting, please go to: .)

Climate Change Action Internship

Climate Change Action Internship - Stipends Available Save the Redwoods League & Berkeley High School - March 2015 Deadline: Wed, February 18 at 5pm Learn more at: Are you passionate about climate change and the redwoods? Do you want to teach the next generation about climate change? Apply for an internship with Save the Redwoods League today. Make a difference in the environment by mentoring Berkeley High School (BHS) students on Climate Change and the Redwood Forest. Climate Change Action Interns will educate and support BHS students through a hands on experience at Redwood Regional Park and lead them in creating their own Climate Change Action Projects focused on educating the community. Apply Today  :

Speed Reading Workshop

Speed reading workshop on campus for Berkeley students, sponsored by the Haas Business School Association  is now available. The session will focus on practical speed reading techniques with a strong emphasis placed on comprehension strategies. Because class space is limited, we’re asking that students/faculty reserve their seat as soon as possible by visiting: Christopher Conrad Instructor | Iris Reading Direct: 312-999-0394 Web: www. Press: NBC | Wall Street Journal .

2015 Summer Opportunities Fair

Sponsored by Berkeley Summer Sessions, this information fair features over 30 campus exhibitors offering summer courses, study abroad, student jobs and internships, research, volunteer and service opportunities, housing, and more. The fair will take place: Wednesday, February 18 3-5 p.m. International House, Chevron Auditorium For more information, visit the event page at . Questions? Email .

The Robert and Colleen Haas Scholars Program

The Robert and Colleen Haas Scholars Program - Applications Now Open for the 2015-2016 Cohort. Open to students in all colleges. Each year, twenty highly qualified, academically talented undergraduates come together to build a supportive intellectual community during their final year at UC-Berkeley as they prepare a senior thesis/final creative project. Haas Scholars come from all walks of life and every major on campus, but they are united by their desire to strive for excellence--both in their individual academic pursuits, and as an interdisciplinary cohort. As a Haas Scholar, you receive close mentoring from our faculty sponsors, seminars to help you with your senior project, connections with our large alumni network, and up to $12,600 in financial support. Check your eligibility here , and feel free to attend some of our workshops to help you prepare your application. The deadline is March 10, 2015, and you can access the application here.

Emerging Voices

"Emerging Voices" section of the newsletter features young urban planners, architects, and thinkers. Students you can submit articles, reviews, designs, or papers to be considered for publication in our monthly feature. Ecocities Emerging goes out to nearly 10,000 subscribers around world including city and government workers, non-profits, architects and more. It is an excellent opportunity for students to get their thoughts out in to the world and contribute to the discussion around ecological city design. Your own writings are, of course, always welcomed as well.  Submissions can be sent directly to General submission guidelines can be found on our website:

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (JKCF)

Since 2001, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (JKCF) has offered full scholarships to exceptional, low-income students for high school, college, and graduate school. The Foundation has funded 1,900 students, and 200 more are selected each year. All together, Cooke scholars have so far received more than $130 million--an average of $68,000 per student. The Young Scholars Program will begin accepting applications from 7th graders next week and will do so through the end of April. Applications for the College Scholarship and Undergraduate Transfer programs open in the fall. More-->

Summer Internship Credit Option For Undergrads

We're excited to offer for the 2nd year, a summer internship credit option for undergrads. The Independent U.S. Summer Internship Credit Option is intended to offer a solution to all enrolled undergraduate students needing to get academic credit for their domestic internships during the summer. This option can appeal to students who have secured a summer internship and: who are undeclared or need to get credit for their internships want to reflect upon their internship experiences in a structured manner through assignments and readings Students who are approved by the Career Center will receive the course control number for the 4-unit online course offered during summer sessions. For more details and to apply: .

Berkeley International Office (BIO)

Berkeley International Office (BIO) is seeking dedicated, responsible, and hardworking student assistants who are available to work 15 hours per week starting immediately. This is a paid position. Eligible candidates must be: enrolled as a current and Fall 2015 UC Berkeley student available to work during the Spring, Summer, and Fall 2015 Hours will be flexible between 9am to 5pm Responsibilities include: Mailing out documents Entering data Filing Performing other office duties as assigned Possibility of some front office reception duties This position requires excellent communication and customer service skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work well with a diverse client population in a high-paced setting. To apply, complete the application via Applications close Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 5pm. Please, no phone calls, emails, or attachments.

Rebarber Scholarship for the 2015-2016

We are sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship(s) for a deserving student(s) wishing to pursue a career(s) related to the construction management industry. Construction management related careers include management/engineering positions at general contractors, subcontractors, architectural/civil engineering firms, and the general construction industry.  This scholarship is open to current college students who will be enrolled in an undergraduate program with a junior or senior standing at an academic 4-year institution (transfer students are eligible). The applicant’s course of study should be in an academic field related to the construction management industry (ex: Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, Urban Planning). We highly encourage students of color, women, disabled, LGBT, AB-540, DACA recipients, and other minorities to apply. Applications are due April 17th, 2015. Application can be found here:

2015 Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize

Graduating seniors, the application for the 2015 Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize is now open and available online at . Proposals for service, creative, or community-based research projects that engage social issues and contribute to the public good are welcome. Recipients may be awarded as much as $25,000. The 2015 Prize is open to Berkeley graduates in any area of study who are awarded an undergraduate degree in Fall 2014, Spring or Summer 2015. The application deadline is Monday, March 1, 2015.

Inaugural China Focus Essay Contest

On behalf of China Focus  and  Fudan-UC Center on Contemporary China , the student-run blog of the 21st Century China Program at UC San Diego, you are invited to participate. The topic this year is: What is the biggest cliche in US-China relations and why is it problematic? Students are invited to submit a 1,000-2,000 word essay or a 10 minute video by March 30, 2015. Two winners will each receive a $1,000 cash prize. Winners and finalists will have the opportunity to publish their work with China Focus. More information about the contest can be found below and in the attached flyer.

The Green Program

Spring break opportunities, please visit The GREEN Program

Global Poverty & Practice Minor Information Session

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 deadline to declare the Minor this semester is Thursday, March 5th. There are no prerequisites to declare. The Declaration Form and additional information about the Minor can be found at: . Our Information Sessions will provide an overview of the Minor and demonstrate how students from all disciplines can benefit from it. All sessions will be held in Blum Hall 100A/B (Ground Floor) , on the following dates: Wednesday, February 18th, 5pm - 6pm Monday, February 23rd, 12pm -1pm Tuesday, March 3rd, 10am - 11am Contact GPP Minor Advisors at with any questions or meet with an Advisor during the following drop-in hours in 100H Blum Hall :

CED Career Fair

University of California, Berkeley The College of Environmental Design (CED) and the Career Center are pleased to announce the 16th Annual CED Career Fair. This event offers a unique forum for recruiting CED students for your jobs and internships, for exchanging information, and networking among people engaged in the disciplines of Architecture, City and Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Planning, Urban Design, Urban Studies, and Sustainable Environmental Design. How can your firm or agency benefit from attending the Job Fair? CED Career Fair 2015 Tuesday, 03/12/15 | 12:00pm - 4:00pm | International House | REGISTER BY Febrary 26, 2015  | For more information contact:  |  510-642-0464

Mellon Fellow

The UC Berkeley program accepts students in the humanities and social sciences (please see our MMUF website for specific majors and Mellon designated fields of study). As an undergraduate Mellon Fellow, benefits include academic year stipends of $3,600, two summer stipends of $3,900, travel and research grants, GRE preparation assistance, and up to $10,000 of undergraduate loan repayment. Application deadline for all materials is February 27, 2015.

Italy Preservation Field School – Buildings, Ceramics, Paper, Books and Art

Our courses are open to students from various disciplines, both undergraduate and graduate. All lessons are taught in English. To find out more about our program and review the syllabi, please visit our   WEBSITE .

UC Berkeley Global Internships & Summer Abroad Applications Open

UC Berkeley Study Abroad is excited to announce that on Monday, February 2, 2015, applications will open for all our Berkeley Abroad programs. Berkeley Abroad is composed of two programs, Global Internships and Summer Abroad, which give students the opportunity to combine international travel with thought-provoking academic coursework while earning UC Berkeley course credit. Students can study or intern in one of 16 countries worldwide. Additionally, financial aid is available for eligible UC Berkeley students. For a more in-depth description of each program, please visit: Upcoming Information Session: Global Internships: · February 24, 2015 from 5 – 6 pm at 223 Moses Hall Summer Abroad: · March 5, 2015 from 4 – 5 pm at 223 Moses Hall

Intern / Teaching Aide position, Project H Design

Design nonprofit Project H is seeking a teaching assistant intern (ideally an architecture, landscape architecture, or education graduate student or upper division undergraduate). The intern would volunteer time to support our middle school Studio H design/build teacher at REALM Charter School in West Berkeley, specifically modelmaking, carpentry, and hand tool use in our 6th grade class (26 students). Experience with hand tools, modelmaking, carpentry, teaching, or youth mentorship is highly preferable. Help is needed 3-5 days a week, 11:00 - 12:15pm, as soon as possible, through June 5th, with an opportunity to continue in a part-time paid position in the fall semester. For more info on program and organization please visit: If you are interested or for more information, contact: Emily Pilloton,


At Perkins+Will, we see endless possibilities in the way we influence ideas and buildings that honor the broader goals of society. Experience firsthand, exposure to innovative projects, interdisciplinary design and best practices in a stimulating, socially responsible and healthy work environment. Please refer to the application instructions on the Careers page of our website. Submission deadlines vary by office. All applicants must submit 1 pdf that includes a resume, cover letter and no more than 3 pages of design samples not to exceed 4MB each. For applications and more information on participating offices visit the careers page at Seeking Summer Interns + New Graduates

Digital Project Manager-Student Workers

We currently are digitizing Aerial Photographs from the 1940's of N. California. A huge collection of Bay Area LGBT newspapers from the 1950-80's Phoebe Hearst's papers And all sorts of esoteric maps. photographs, letters, and books.

Markowski-Leach Scholarship

We are now accepting 2015-16 academic year applications for the Markowski-Leach Scholarship. The award is for eligible LGBT entering, undergraduate, and graduate students at UC Berkeley, Stanford, San Francisco State, and UCSF. Thanks to a generous 2014 bequest, the awards will now be $2,000 annualy (awarded incrementally by term). The initial award is made for up to two years after which re-application is possible. The application deadline is April 24, 2015. Information about the Scholarship and the on-line application can be found at: < >. Any remaining questions about the program can be directed to: < >.

CyArk-Paid Student Internship

CyArk is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic student to assist the Marketing Department in a part-time capacity. Strong research background a must, familiarity with sales and marketing preferred, though not required. The Development Researcher reports to the Marketing Assistant and help to identify potential partners and funders in key industries and geographies in line with the organization's 2015 schedule of priorities. Responsibilities: Identify new funding sources, partners and projects Maintain Salesforce entries for all research Work collaboratively with other team members to support the CyArk 2015 schedule of priorities Requirements: Currently enrolled student 15-20 hours per week. In-office hours flexible. Strong research and critical thinking skills with emphasis on evaluation of potential partner alignment with CyArk mission and goals Ability to investigate Partner contact information and roles Basic understanding of Historical and Conservation topics Commitment to prese

Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas + Company-2015 Summer Design Scholars

Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas + Company is accepting applications for its class of 2015 Summer Design Scholars. This is a juried selection, open to upper-level undergraduates and graduate students in architecture, urban design, landscape architecture, and interior design.  Deadline: Monday, FEBRUARY16. Selection will be made by March 9.  You can learn more about our program (and applicants can apply) at this link: Or follow this path : > careers > Summer Scholar Design Competition Or go to

HKS Healthcare Fellowship

Each year, the HKS Healthcare Fellowship adds another passionate, recent graduate to its ranks. This unique community of aspiring healthcare leaders, under the guidance of some of the most influential architects in the profession within the HKS healthcare studio, mentor and encourage one another to join the effort toward changing the world through healthcare design. To learn more please visit:  HKS

San Gemini Preservation Studies Program

San Gemini Preservation Studies Program, now in its 16th year, dedicated to the preservation of cultural heritage and offering students the opportunity to study and travel in Italy. To find out more about our program and review the syllabi, please visit our WEBSITE .