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Student Technology Fund

The Student Technology Fund (STF) proposal submission process is now open for large-scale projects. The deadline to submit project abstracts is  January 8, 2018 . ELIGIBILITY Any student, faculty member, or staff member of the University of California, Berkeley is eligible to submit a proposal for consideration by the Student Technology Fund Committee. Individual students must obtain a fiscal sponsor to administer awarded funds, such as a registered student group, ASUC/GA, academic department, or other functional unit. ALLOWABLE COSTS This fee, assessed at $51 per semester for seven years, provides funding to negotiate with commercial software vendors on behalf of students to secure volume licensing of software such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud, Matlab, and most recently, Lynda.com.  It also provides funding to support additional student technology services and initiatives.  Fee funds are prohibited from subsidizing core information technology infrast ructure.

MIT Summer Research Program

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MIT SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM Amazing | Unforgettable | Enlightening | Life-Changing APPLY @ msrp.mit.edu! DUE: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 OPPORTUNITIES Conduct research in state of the art facilities Receive supervision from MIT faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and advanced graduate students Attend weekly academic and professional development seminars Participate in numerous community activities at MIT and in the Boston/Cambridge area MIT provides a weekly stipend, roundtrip travel, and on-campus housing ELIGIBILITY Currently enrolled college Sophomores, Juniors, and non-graduating Seniors Attend a US home institution (or its territories) 3.5 GPA (Based on 4.0 scale) Have genuine interest in research and obtaining PhD African American, Latino, Native American, Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander, first-generation students, and students from low socio-economic backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply DATES:   June 10 - Augus

Transfer Student Success Workshops

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John Gardner Fellowship (Deadline: February 8)

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Pursue your dream career in public service! The John Gardner Fellowship selects six Fellows from among the graduating classes at UC Berkeley and Stanford University and provides each a  $32,000 stipend  to work in the governmental or nonprofit organization that most closely fits their public sector interests. Apply Today Past fellows have been placed at the Department of State, the Council of Economic Advisers, and the Louisiana Capital Assistance Center . Fellows are matched with a  senior-level mentor  during their 10-month fellowship. The goal of the John Gardner Fellowship is to encourage UC Berkeley’s and Stanford’s best students to pursue a career in public service. Interested in applying to the John Gardner Fellowship?  Join us for an information session! January 29th 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Moses Hall, 201 Application Deadline:  Thursday, February 8th The application consists of both the  applicant form  and t

Sage Corps Internship Opportunity (Deadline Soon!)

Imagine working at a startup in a foreign city you’ve never been to before. Imagine working on projects that matter. Imagine having a direct impact on the growth of a scaling business. Imagine building a global professional network by meeting the biggest startup players and business leaders in your program city. Imagine making lifelong friends and planning weekend adventures to new sites and cities. Sounds pretty cool, right? Don’t just imagine it. Experience it. Get started here. Plus, all candidates who are accepted into our program and enroll by our new extended deadline — December 22nd — will receive $300 off of program costs! Students who commit to the program by this date will be the first students the Sage Corps team will match with startups and the first to receive their internship assignments. High fives, Taylor Modrowski Community Manager Sage Corps

Tokyo Tech Summer Program

Warm greetings from Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech)! We are now pleased to share with you the official call for applications for the Tokyo Tech Summer Program 2018 and invite students from your university. Program Dates:  June 5 - August 10, 2018   (10 weeks) Eligibility: Undergraduate students who have completed their second year by the time of participation and Graduate students in science and engineering-related fields Application Deadline:  Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Program outline: Participants conduct individual research projects under the supervision of Tokyo Tech faculty members and enroll in a Japan Studies course developed specifically for the Summer Program. For the program and application details, please refer to the attached leaflet and the program website. < http://www.titech.ac.jp/engli sh/graduate_school/internation al/exchange/summer_program.htm l > Should you have any questions/concerns, please feel free to contact us at any time.

The Fung Fellowship for Wellness and Technology Innovation Program

The Fung Fellowship for Wellness and Technology Innovation Program: The Fung Fellowship is a unique opportunity for rising juniors to participate in an interdisciplinary fellowship experience at the intersection of public health, design, and digital technology. Students from ALL majors work in teams to create innovative health and wellness solutions to address real-world challenges alongside our community and industry partners. Fung Fellows utilize the iterative human-centered design process, public health principles, and emerging technology, such as VR, AI, machine learning, and block chain. As a Fung Fellow you will: Explore the Health + Tech space Experience the design process from prototype to product Embed in communities to co-create with them Establish yourself as a young leader in an emerging field Selected Fung Fellows attend a 3-unit course each semester, are supported in a summer internship, and have the opportunity to apply to a second year honors prog

Leading Groups & Teams UGBA157-001 (Upper Division Course)

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Leading Groups & Teams   UGBA157-001, M&W  11:00-12:30pm , iLab   3  Units Prof :  Dr .  Brandi   Pearce .  Leadi ng With & Through Others H ave you ever been on a team and thought to yourself, there has to be a better way ?  Often, we perceive difficult team dynamics as a byproduct of challenging personalities, institutional structures, or policies outside of our control.  The astute leader, however, recognizes that supporting teams in working together effectively, like any other leadership skill, is a capability that can be developed and honed. B y the end of this course, students will develop a team leadership toolkit to support them  in: successfully launching a team and supporting it throughout the team life-cycle composing and structuring teams diagnosing critical team dynamics “coaching” teams through conflicts and challenges facilitating team meetings to enhance better collective outcomes encouraging teams to recognize and flip misattributions, b