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Paid Research Assistant position Opening

Job Description: Research Assistant for project “ Evaluating the effects of bicycle education interventions on mode shift, confidence, and riding habits ” The UC Berkeley Institute for Transportation Studies has funded a study to understand the effectiveness of bicycling education classes. As part of that effort we are surveying participants of Bay Area bicycle education classes to understand how the class intervention affects participants’ choice to bicycle, bicycling confidence, and other bicycle riding habits. The outcome of this study will provide key policymakers, practitioners and advocates with data and research to show the impacts of bicycle education on bicycle ridership, and support cities looking for strategies to increase bicycle mode share. We are looking for a Research Assistant to assist with study participant enrollment, including administering consent forms, administering surveys, answering questions about the research project, and collecting and managing data.

Great upcoming Career events for International Students!

Great upcoming Career events for International Students: You can find more Employment/Career Workshop details :  https://internationaloffice. berkeley.edu/workshops/employm ent International Students can find information about their visa and employment eligibility here:  https://internationaloff ice.berkeley.edu/students/ employment International Student Resume Week August 27 and 28 12:00PM - 1:00PM,  Career Center—Gold Room.  RSVP:  Monday, August 27 (link is external) ;  Tuesday, August 28 (link is external) Fall recruiting is around the corner. For those of you who are still worried about your resumes, we are here to help! Come and join this lab-based resume session tailored for int'l students. Fall Recruiting Boot Camp for International Students Friday, August 31, 1:00-3:30PM, Career Center Blue & Gold Rooms. RSVP  here (link is external) . This multi-faceted program is designed to help international students get ready for the Fall recruiting seaso

UCB volunteer tutors in El Cerrito & Richmond

I'm a math teacher at El Cerrito High, and I'm trying to put together a list of free or subsidized tutoring help that high school students can access outside of what we, the school, offer. A little over half our students live in Richmond and need to take the bus home, so I'm particularly interested in help that they can access in Richmond, particularly at community centers or the Richmond Public library. If you are part of or know about a UCB student group, service learning group, employee group, community center, etc. which has any sort of office hours, homework help, group or one-to-one tutoring volunteers in El Cerrito or Richmond OR does online tutoring, I would really appreciate if if you could please forward it to me. STEM tutors, tutors with experience working English-Language tutors, and tutors who have knowledge of other languages are much appreciated. Additionally, if you are a student or employee group that would like to volunteer in a math class or after school

Writing Support for Your Students + Save the Date

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We’re excited to share that  SLC Writing Program  services have returned for Fall 2018! Your student writers can use our free, one-to-one tutoring to enhance their writing skills and gain confidence in their academic voice. We’ve attached our flyer for your reference and would greatly appreciate it if you could share the word. In addition, we invite you to save the date for our open house on Friday, September 7th, from 12-1:30PM. Come visit our Writing Lounge, meet our professional and student staff, and share how we can best support your work this semester. We will follow up with more information in the coming weeks. Wishing you a fantastic second week of classes! Best, SLC Writing Program

Global Poverty & Practice Minor Info Sessions

You are invited to attend a 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 effective ways.  The Minor requires five courses and a "Practice Experience."  This experience is a central component of the Minor in which students partner with domestic or international non-governmental or community organizations, government agencies, or other poverty or development programs, on various dimensions of poverty action – from food security and sustainable technologies to economic justice and grass-roots political power.   The combination of the the coursework for the Minor and this real world experience allows students to connect theories and practices of poverty action.  Funding is available to support students’ practice experiences. The deadline to declare the Minor this semester is Wednesday, October 10 th .  

SPUR | Opportunities for the Fall!

SPUR , a nationally recognized civic planning organization t hat promotes good planning and good governance. As we move into the fall semester, I think that your students would greatly benefit from the many resources and opportunities available through SPUR! We would greatly appreciate if you could share the following information with your students : SPUR now offers student membership , providing access to countless volunteering, networking, and educational opportunities for only $35 per year . We have ongoing internship and volunteer opportunities available through many of our departments! Attached to this email are flyers that you can forward to your students to provide them with additional information and resources regarding SPUR. If you have any further questions about Student Membership or SPUR, then please do not hesitate to contact me at membership@spur.org . Follow this link for membership info and pricing Follow this link for info flyer

Gender Dynamics in Architecture Schools

On behalf of Equality in Design (EiD), a student group at the Yale School of Architecture. EiD is currently organizing an exhibition about   gender dynamics in architecture schools  that will open at Yale in October, and for this show we are seeking student opinions from institutions around the world. To assess the issue comprehensively, we are seeking responses to  two  surveys  by  September 15 :  The  first survey  is meant for  all students  of architecture (current or former), compiling their subjective opinions on life at their schools. We would like this survey to be filled out by as many as students as possible. It is available at  aseat.org   so if you could forward this link to your student body we would appreciate it greatly.  The  second survey  is meant to be completed by  a representative  of the school, in order to gain a more objective understanding of the institution. The representative may be a student or student group, a member of the faculty or the ad

CREATE Arts-in-Service Student Org

CREATE is an arts-in-service organization for Cal undergraduates.  We are currently looking for dancers, theatre enthusiasts, creative writers, and visual artists to teach in Berkeley and Oakland public schools for the Fall 2018 semester!  CREATE is a great way to connect with fellow artists and give back to the community. This year , professional artists in each respective discipline will mentor CREATE teachers  to strengthen their understanding of each field and provide inspiration for challenge and exploration- as well as help student teachers add depth and structure to their curriculum and project ideas.  Our application can be found  here . Email  calcreate@gmail.com  with any questions. Timeline of Events:  Infosession: 8/30 @ 7:30 pm Application Due: 9/1 @ 11:59 pm  Interviews: 9/4-9/7 First Meeting: 9/12  Orientation: 9/15 C reative  R esidencies for  E merging  A rtists  T eaching  E mpowerment (CREATE) calcreate@gmail.com  |  publicse rvice.berkele

RDG Design Residency APPLICATION

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Dear Professor Mozingo, Applications for RDG's 2018 Design Residency are due September 14.   If you know of a graduate student that would be interested, please encourage him or her to apply by  submitting a Resume/CV and Cover Letter . What is Design Residency? As you may recall, this year's Design Residency, entitled  Design Atlas for Climate Resilience , will focus on resilience in planning and design. Throughout this three-day program, a comprehensive exploration of resilience planning will be completed. A team of scholars, experts, and community leaders, will guide the students as they develop and refine a system for evaluating and mitigating a community’s risk factors in the wake of climate change. What is the objective of the Design Residency? Focusing on the issues and challenges facing the city of Des Moines, working strategies and guidelines will be developed for communities (large and small) to mitigate the impacts of future dis

EECS Career Fair

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The Career Center is pleased to present the largest tech career fair on campus, the  EECS Career Fair , in just two weeks.  This fair is organized in collaboration with the EECS Department, but most employers are open to recruiting students from any major with strong technical skills.  Please feel free to share with your students if appropriate. Students   can  RSVP and view the employer directory in Handshake.  Please note that Career Center fairs are open only to currently registered UC Berkeley students and alumni who are members of the  Career Center Alumni Advantage program . This Career Center event is co-sponsored by  HKN  and organized in collaboration with the EECS department. If you're an EECS or CS student or have skills suitable to technical and computer science related positions, this is the fair for you!  Recruiters will talk with you about full-time and summer job opportunities.   Employers range from large household-name companies

Paid Research Participants Needed

I'm Won Hee Ko, a Ph.D. student at the Center for the Built Environment of UCB. Currently, we are working on a lab study about the effect of workspace on occupants’ comfort and satisfaction. You are invited to join this paid lab test in our climate chamber located in Wurster Hall, room 272. There will be 2 visits (1-hr orientation and 2-hr experiment) in total. We will pay you $15/hour. During the tests, you will be asked to sit in a workstation, during which you perform simple cognitive tests and answer questions about your comfort and mood. The test will start from the week of Sept.10th. If you are interested, please sign up  here .