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Networking Strategies for CED Students-Get More Comfortable & Confident

Networking Strategies for CED Students-Get More Comfortable & Confident Tue, Mar 5 , 6:15-7:45pm Wurster 305 Does the word "networking" make you cringe or sweat? You're not alone! Networking is essential to uncovering job opportunities and to your ongoing success as a design or planning professional, yet many students are uncomfortable reaching out to alumni and other professionals in their fields of interest. Come learn about best practices for making professional connections in architecture, landscape architecture, planning, and design, whether at one-on-one informational interviews, networking sessions, or career fairs.   You will learn: how to use online resources ( wursterlife.com  & LinkedIn.com) to reach out to alumni & other professionals how to approach in-person networking so you can feel more comfortable and confident  how to present yourself when meeting new people by practicing networking skills with alumni and other professio

Architecture and Environmental Design Farming Course in Ecuador!

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Bamboo Architecture and Environmental Design Farming Course in Ecuador! (2 units available as well as AXP hours for architecture students) Summer Session Dates on Website, contact us ASAP for $250 early registration discounts and $500 scholarship availability! Upcoming online info sessions  2/19 and 2/20 @ 5pm , contact us to RSVP for a Google Hangouts link! Space is limited and filling quickly. This summer, Regeneration Field Institute (RFI) is offering opportunities for university students to collaborate with our coalition of builders and community members striving to rebuild communities with sustainable green technology through harnessing the power and strength of bamboo. Students will receive lessons and instruction from world-renowned Ecuadorian architects, engineers, professors, carpenters, and bamboo farmers who have been actively rebuilding since the earthquake, as well as have the opportunity to collaborate with local university engineering and architecture students.

Art + Feminism | Race + Justice Wikipedia Edit

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This is a wonderful, easy way to demystify Wikipedia, counter inaccurate and incomplete descriptions of important social topics, and encourage participation in public discourse. No previous experience required! Hosted by the UC Berkeley Library, American Cultures Center, D-Lab, DH at Berkeley, and Berkeley Center for New Media. Details below and at  bit.ly/wiki-berkeley . Art + Feminism |  Race + Justice  Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Tuesday, March 5, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Drop in any time, stay as long as you like! Moffitt Library, Room 405 More information:  bit.ly/wiki- berkeley Wikimedia’s race and gender trouble is well-documented. While the reasons for the gap are up for debate, the practical effect of this disparity is not: content is skewed by the lack of participation by women and underrepresented groups. This adds up to an alarming absence in an important repository of shared knowledge. Let’s change that.  Drop in any time in 405 Moffitt Libr

Summer Study Abroad: Mexico City, Mexico Program APPLY SOON

This is a new summer study abroad course to Mexico City being taught through the Ethnic Studies Dept. It's is ETHSTD N180 "Mexican Art of the 20th Century" and it will be taught by Prof. Laura Perez. See attached flyer for more information. The deadline to submit applications is Friday, March 15th. 

Summer 2019 Global Nutrition Course

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Study Innovation abroad in Portugal this summer!

UC Berkeley Study Abroad Program: Entrepreneurship & Innovation in Europe Join Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Portugal for an intensive, fast-paced learning experience, where you will learn from venture capitalists, serial entrepreneurs, executives from Silicon Valley companies like Google, and experts from across the globe. Berkeley students spend the first week in Porto, Portugal for a series of challenges, leadership training, and team formation built on the foundations of the Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship. Afterwards, you will travel to Cascais to collaborate with over 60 mentors and 400 students from all over the world to build a real-life startup. Students will earn 6 units, the Certificate in Entrepreneurship & Technology, build a startup, and meet hundreds of students and entrepreneurs from around the world! Infosession This Thursday, Feb. 28 7-8 p.m. Barrows 54 ~~ All majors welcome! ~~ Can't make it? Learn more about the program a

Designing Your First Portfolio workshops

Did you miss the last   Designing   Your   First   Portfolio  workshop offered at Jacobs Hall? You're in luck, because it will be offered a few more times this semester. Below is information about the March workshop; check the  Jacobs website  or  Facebook  for information about the April workshops.  Designing   Your   First  Portfolio Mondays 3/4, 3/11, 3/18 6-8pm  in the Design Lounge (10C Jacobs) Having a great portfolio is key to landing a job in the design profession. This intensive, three-part workshop aims to help get a student's portfolio off the ground by showing good and bad examples, strategies on creating impressions for reviewers, and a step-by-step guide on how to put one's  first  portfolio together. We'll review/critique student portfolios together as a way to learn and build upon each other's work. Students will receive 1:1 feedback on how to refine and push their portfolios past the  first  finish line. Interested students must submit a

USP Entrepreneurship Workshop

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USP's upcoming  Entrepreneurship Workshop: Being Your Own Boss, happening Friday, March 8th from 3 - 5pm in MLK bNorth Room 82D. The presentation will be given by Iliana Perez from Immigrants Rising, and will give an overview of what it means to work for yourself regardless of immigration status. Topics to be discussed include starting your own business, different business structures, and legal considerations.  For interested students, please RSVP at  tinyurl.com/USPBoss19 .

Social Impact Career Fair!

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The Cal Career Center is pleased to present our annual  Social Impact  Career  Fair ! Social Impact  Career  Fair   Tuesday, March 12, 3:00-6:00 pm MLK Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom, 3rd floor The 78 Participating employers include: American Red Cross,  Bay Area Discovery Museum, Environment America,  California Department of Public Health-Genetic Disease Screening Program ,  Fred Finch, Replate, Caltrans, Aspire Schools, and many more  (see the attached list if you want to target to specific student interests.)  ►Preview the entire employer directory in  Handshake  ►Add the event to your Facebook Calendar!   Registration is not required.  Currently enrolled Cal students and Alumni Advantage members only; recruiting all majors and class-levels!  - Career Center Staff

Earn a Summer Minor!

The summer minor in Digital journalism is now open for enrollment to all Berkeley students. No previous journalism experience is required. Enroll now, complete the five course minor in one summer (or two consecutive summers) and we'll award you a $2000 scholarship.  Digital journalism will help you build communications skills, no matter what your major is. Learn how to report stories quickly and write more concisely, learn how to shoot video and still photography, record audio and combine those elements into online packages. You will also master social media, and develop specialized skills such as Investigative Reporting, International Reporting and Earth Journalism. Learn how to use the skills journalists use and build an audience for your work. Classes begin May 28, 2019.  Journalism in the Digital Age: summer minor Required Courses JOURN 100 Introduction to News Reporting   JOURN 110 Introduction to Multimedia   Electives (Choose Three) JOURN 111 Socia

Internship Available for Architecture or Urban Studies Majors interested in Accessible Design

Link to job description Please contact Professor Lifchez for more information rlifchez@gmail.com

Visit Germany! FU-BEST: Fall Semester 2019

Freie Universit√§t Berlin European Studies Program (FU-BEST)  is currently accepting applications for its undergraduate program for Fall 2019 and beyond. The  application deadline is April 1, 2019 ! For participation in the Spring 2020 semester, the application deadline is November 1, 2019.   Based on the U.S. academic calendar, FU-BEST offers a strong intensive German language program as well as an exciting menu of subject courses taught in English.  There is no German language prerequisite for participation in the program, but all participants are obligated to enroll on-site in German language training at their particular level. The  subject courses cover topics from a variety of disciplines , ranging from political science, history, philosophy, and sociology to music history, architecture, film studies, marketing/management, environmental studies, sociology, and art history. A " GermanPLUS+ " module that offers subject classes taught in German and special l

Career Pathways Spring 2019 Events from CE3

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The  Centers for Educational Equity & Excellence (CE3)  is excited to share with you all our Spring 2019 Career Pathways events in collaboration with the  Career Center  and the  Career Counseling Library .  Navigating Career Fairs Workshop : gain tips and strategies to get the most out of career fairs Resume Building Workshop : learn more about how to produce a good resume such as deciding on the best format and tailoring bullet point information MBTI Career Assessment Workshops : have access to a free assessment of your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and learn how best to apply this to professional interviews and in your workplace environments Launchpad Events : Join us for food and refreshments and get more support right before heading to the Career Fairs  Professional Headshots Photoshoots : Need an updated LinkedIn photo? Bring your smiles and join us for headshots which we'll take and edit for free!  First-generation & low-income students highly encoura

Richard & Ruben Rosillo Grant Application

We are pleased to announce that the  Richard  &  Ruben   Rosillo   Gr ant  is now officially open. The  Richard  &  Ruben   Rosillo   grants  are awarded to low-income transfer students who have medical, dental, health, or unforeseen circumstance expenses. Students must be Pell  Grant  or Dream Act Scholarship recipients as verified by the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office. Grants may be awarded based on verifiable unmet needs determined by the Financial Aid Office. Please read through the  application  carefully and entirely to ensure eligibility. To access the  application , visit  http://transfers. berkeley.edu/ rosillo - grant   Priority is given to students who have exhausted all of their subsidized loans.  Applications are reviewed on a case by case basis and is due on Friday March 22,  2019 by 11:59pm.

Summer Courses in Social Welfare

Link to Social Welfare courses over the summer

2-Week Program in Germany

Bauhaus Summer School . A class about community engagement and project presentation skills will be taught by Heidi Sokolowsky and Maren Moegel.   It’s a 2-week class where students work on a specific sites in Weimar.   This is an international course taught in English.   Since this is the 100th year anniversary of the Bauhaus, there will be a lot of cultural programs during that time as well.  The website for the summer school is  https://www.uni-weimar.de/ summerschool/en/home/   Follow this link for more information about the program and how to apply 

Handel Architects Sustainability Fellowship APPLY SOON

The Handel Architects Sustainability Fellowship seeks to promote sustainable design by sponsoring a full-time summer intern who will further the integration of sustainable design standards into our practice. The individual will work with the firm’s Sustainability Group, collaborating on innovative architectural projects and conducting research on specific topics related to sustainability strategies for hi-rise buildings. At the end of the program the Fellow will compile a report/presentation describing the accomplishments of the Fellowship and present them to the firm. Eligibility Fellowship is open to applicants currently enrolled in an accredited degree program in Architecture with an interest in Sustainability. Shows strong interest in sustainability and/or material science as it relates to the built environment. Has excellent written, visual and oral communication skills. Jury A jury composed of leading design professionals will be responsible for selecting the applican

Career Center: Architecture, Planning & Environmental Design

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UPCOMING CAREER FAIRS 2019 Social Impact Career Fair Tue, Mar 12 3:00 pm PDT - 6:00 pm PDT 2495 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, California 94704, United States, Pauley Ballroom, MLK Jr Student Union, UC Berkeley   ●   67 employers attending   Register See Details UPCOMING CAREER CENTER EVENTS Environment & Sustainability Career Series: Environmental Planning, Designing Your Future Panel Tue, Mar 5 12:00 pm PST - 1:30 pm PST B North Conference Room   Register See Details   Event   Networking Strategies for CED Students Tue, Mar 5 6:15 pm PST - 7:45 pm PST Wurster Hall, Wurster 305, Berkeley, CA, USA   Register See Details CAREER INSIGHTS   Vault Want to know what it’s like to work within a given industry, company, or profession, and how to position yourself to launch and build the career you want? Check out Vault – available through Handshake to every Cal stude