ARCS Scholars

Celebrating ARCS Scholars

Thirteen doctoral students who are honored ARCS recipients were feted at the Ritz Carlton by the Foundation.

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How to Conquer the Job Talk — 12/1/2017 

After months of anxious silence, the voice on the other end of the phone says, “We’d like to invite you for an on-campus interview…and of course we’re all looking forward to your Job Talk.” Your stomach clenches…

Competition: CTSP and Facebook’s Data for Good — 1/28/2018

The Center for Technology, Society & Policy (CTSP) seeks proposals for a Data for Good Competition. The competition will be hosted and promoted by CTSP in coordination with the UC Berkeley School of Information IMSA, and made possible through funds provided … Continued

Chateaubriand Fellowship for STEM — 1/16/2018

The Chateaubriand Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & Biology-Health for doctoral students aims to initiate or reinforce collaborations, partnerships or joint projects between French and American research teams. This fellowship supports Ph.D. students registered at an American university who wish … Continued

Cal Performances: Upcoming Events

The Joffrey Ballet November 17 – 18, 8 pm and November 19, 3 pm Zellerbach Hall With this program of new and recent works by some of the most exciting choreographers working today, The Joffrey Ballet stays true to its … Continued

Library News: EZproxy

EZproxy is available for off-campus access to licensed online resources EZproxy allows users to connect to resources via CalNet sign-in or with their PIN / Cal 1 card number and without any configuration in a browser or device. No longer … Continued

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2017 Holiday Fun!

Wherever you plan to celebrate your holidays, remember to schedule some time with family and friends to enjoy the season, locally.

Abstracts Invited for Graduate Research Symposium — 12/8/2017

The William & Mary’s Graduate Research Symposium Committee is seeking abstract submissions from currently enrolled graduate students in the following discipline(s): American Studies, Anthropology, Applied Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, History, Physics, Psychology, and Public Policy.  This broadly themed conference … Continued

Science-Corp Work Abroad Fellowship — 1/31/2018

Finished, or finishing, your PhD in a STEM field? Interested in taking a six month break from the research/academic track to work abroad and share your expertise where it is needed? Science-Corps has launched a new fellowship that provides STEM … Continued

Data Sciences for the 21st Century (DS421) — 2/01/2018

Data Sciences for the 21st Century (DS421) is a two-year interdisciplinary graduate training program whose mission is to train a new generation of scientists to tackle grand challenges at the intersection of natural, social and data sciences by translating data into … Continued

Research IT is Hiring Research Computing Domain Consultants

Berkeley Research Computing is expanding our successful Domain Consultant program by hiring five more UC Berkeley graduate students. The Domain Consultant position is a 20% to 25% (8 to 10 hours/week) appointment, paid hourly ($20–$30/hr based on experience; no tuition/fee … Continued

Roselyn Lindheim Award — 2/26/2018

The School of Public Health is accepting applications for the 2018–2019 Roselyn Lindheim Award. This award honors the life and work of Roselyn Lindheim (1921–1987), Professor of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley. A generous endowment from her husband, the … Continued

World Wood Day Foundation (WWDF) Research Grant — 2/12/2018

The World Wood Day Foundation (WWDF) is now accepting applications for research grants. Scholars and graduate students with a focus on “wood and culture” in ongoing projects as well as new initiatives are encouraged to apply. The proposals will be evaluated … Continued

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Switzer Environmental Fellowships — 1/8/2018

The Switzer Environmental Fellowship Program offers one-year Fellowships to highly talented graduate students in New England and California who demonstrate outstanding leadership potential, and who are committed to a career in environmental improvement. The Switzer Fellowship provides: a one-year $15,000 cash … Continued

Big Ideas Contest Pre-proposals Due — 11/15/2017

Now twelve years old, Big Ideas’ unique approach supports a diverse portfolio of innovators and social ventures at UC Berkeley (over 5000 graduate and undergraduate students & 1400 social ventures to date!) It is multidisciplinary — attracting engineers, social science majors, … Continued

Regeneron Postdoctoral Program — 12/1/2017

The Regeneron Postdoctoral Training Program is a four-year postdoctoral training in which scientists can pursue their first or second postdoctoral training in biotechnology and biomedical sciences. Participants will conduct research under the guidance of a mentor and will assist with mentoring junior trainees. … Continued

GenEq Events for Graduate Students

Let’s Talk: A Wonder Women Weekly Graduate Event UC Berkeley graduate student women are invited to dinner and a conversation focused on issues surrounding sexual assault and harassment, dating and domestic violence, stalking, the recent withdrawal of the “Dear Colleague Letter,” … Continued

Support Berkeley Crowdfunding Projects and Apply for Spring!

Berkeley Crowdfunding just launched its biggest line-up of projects for this fall. Discover and support your favorite campaigns, which include: Berkeley Hyperloop – fund the next stages of Berkeley’s Hyperloop team to compete in designing a new system of high-speed travel; … Continued

Fall Career Connections Series

Featuring casual networking events where alumni share their path from Cal to career with interested students, and offer advice to those who hope to follow in their footsteps.

The Churchill Scholarship — 11/7/2017

The Churchill Scholarship provides funding to American students for a year of Master’s study in science, mathematics, and engineering at the University of Cambridge, based at Churchill College. The Scholarship was set up at the request of Sir Winston Churchill … Continued

AIF Clinton Fellowship for Service in India — 1/15/2018

The William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India is an immersive, 10-month volunteer service program matching young professionals with development organizations. Fellows work on scalable and sustainable development projects in the fields of education, livelihoods, technology and innovation, and … Continued

ARIT Fellowships for Research in Turkey — 11/1/2017

ARIT Fellowships for Research in Turkey are offered for research in ancient, medieval, or modern times, in any field of the humanities and social sciences. Post-doctoral and advanced doctoral fellowships may be held for various terms, from one month up … Continued

John Harvard Distinguished Science Fellow in Imaging — 10/20/2017

Harvard University is seeking applicants for a position as a John Harvard Distinguished Science Fellow (JHDSF). The position is for life and physical scientists with an interest in imaging to develop innovative imaging technologies, lead biological investigations using advanced imaging … Continued

Center for Race and Gender Graduate Grants — 11/6/2017

The Center for Race & Gender welcomes proposals from graduate students to support research or creative projects. Project topics should be consonant with CRG’s mandate to support critical student research on race, gender, and their intersections in a wide variety of … Continued

Travis Bogard Artist in Residence Fellowship — 11/15/2017

With the establishment of the Travis Bogard Artist in Residence Program (AIR) in 2015, the Eugene O’Neill Foundation Board of Directors, through its Advisory Board, has realized a long-held goal. The AIR three-year pilot program at Tao House is designed … Continued

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship Program — 10/17/17

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields — science, technology, engineering, and mathematics — into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Georgia and New Jersey. The Fellowship has also prepared over a thousand … Continued

East Asia Fellowship Program — 12/31/2017

The ARIAH East Asia Fellowship Program Each fellowship brings a scholar to one ARIAH institute (the “host institute”) for a two-month residence. During a subsequent one to two months, scholars can visit and conduct research at other ARIAH institutions and nonmember … Continued

UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program — 11/1/2017

The University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program was established in 1984 to encourage outstanding women and minority Ph.D. recipients to pursue academic careers at the University of California. The current program offers postdoctoral research fellowships and faculty mentoring to … Continued

Boren Fellowships — 1/30/2018

Boren Fellows represent a vital pool of highly motivated individuals who wish to work in the federal national security arena. In exchange for funding, Boren Fellows commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation. Award Amounts … Continued

Townsend Graduate Fellowships — 11/17/2017

The Global Urban Humanities-Townsend Fellowship program for faculty and graduate students at UC Berkeley supports research on contemporary and historical cities that engages approaches from the arts and humanities and the humanistic social sciences and from the disciplines of architecture, … Continued

Student Technology Fund (STF) — 10/10/2017

The Student Technology Fund (STF) proposal submission process is now open for fast-track projects with a cap of $5000 per project. The deadline to submit project proposals is October 10, 2017. ELIGIBILITY Any student, faculty member, or staff member of the … Continued

UC Berkeley/University Partnership Campus Benefits Program

The University Partnership Program (UPP) Campus Benefits Program allows UC Berkeley students to receive access to special perks and preferred pricing on services and merchandise for organizational and personal use through our campus-wide partners — Under Armour, Bank of the … Continued

Visiting Scholar Talk: Steffen Moestrup — 9/18/2017

Steffen Moestrup’s research critically investigates what we might term persona-driven journalism. He analyzes how journalistic personas are created and used across different types of media and how the interaction between old media and new … Continued

AAUW’s International Fellowship Program — 12/1/2017

The American Association of University Women’s International Fellowship program provides support for women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. AAUW’s International Fellowship program has been in existence since 1917. The … Continued

Cal Performances Student Flex Pass — Buy Yours Now!

The best fit for your schedule and your budget. Enjoy world-class live performances as part of your UC Berkeley student experience. See artists such as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, The Joffrey Ballet, and the Peking Acrobats for … Continued

CAORC Multi-Country Fellowship Program — 1/31/2018

Multi-Country Fellowship Program The CAORC Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program supports advanced regional or transregional research in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences for US doctoral candidates and scholars who have already earned their PhD. Preference will be given … Continued

NEH Senior Research Fellowship Program — 1/31/2018

Awards of up to $10,500 each will be given to scholars who wish to carry out research on broad questions of multi-country significance in the fields of humanities, social sciences, and related natural sciences. Scholars must carry out research in two or more countries outside the United States, at least one of which hosts a participating American overseas research center.

SkyDeck is Now Accepting Startup Cohort Applications — 9/29/17

SkyDeck is accepting cohort startup applications until September 29, 2017. SkyDeck’s mission is to commercialize discoveries born from UC Berkeley research by accelerating startup ventures to help them go to market.  Cohort teams have a Lead Advisor, go through the … Continued

Soref Fellowship — Applications accepted now

The Washington Institute’s Soref fellowship is for those with an advanced degree who are considering whether to pursue a career in government or journalism. The fellowship is a one-year research position, designed primarily for those who have recently earned a … Continued

Join the Berkeley Science Review as a Photographer!

Do you have an interest in photography and science communication? The Berkeley Science Review is looking for photographers for its upcoming fall issue! Photographers work closely with the design team, with a time commitment of 3 – 5 hours for the semester. Previous … Continued

Paul Crissey Research Grant — 11/15/2017

The Paul Crissey Research Grant will be awarded in January 2018 by The California Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (CAPSAC). CAPSAC annually awards a grant of $500 for outstanding research in the field of child maltreatment. The recipient will … Continued

Graduate Assembly — Get Involved, Positions Available

Events and Resources Stay up-to-date by downloading the GradBook App! Available for Apple and Android. Download “Cal Events” and then search for GradBook. It’s as simple as that to stay up-to-date on events specifically for graduate and professional students! Grad … Continued

Thriving in Science Peer Support Groups — 9/22/2017

Thriving in Science is a UC Berkeley graduate student- and postdoc-led professional development program with the mission of supporting scientists-in-training as they encounter many of the difficulties and challenges that they will face throughout their career in scientific research. From failed experiments … Continued

Lawrence Fellowship for PostDocs — 10/1/2017

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is currently accepting applications for its prestigious Lawrence Fellowship. The fellowship was established to provide extraordinary postdocs with an opportunity to pursue independent, ground-breaking research in a National Lab setting. The Laboratory is committed to … Continued

CA Sea Grant State Fellowship — 9/1/17

The California Sea Grant College Program is soliciting applications for the 2018 California State Fellows Program. The State Fellows Program provides a unique educational opportunity for graduate students who are interested both in marine resources and in the policy decisions … Continued

Immunization Clinics for Incoming Students — August 2017

To help incoming students satisfy the immunization requirement, University Health Services is offering immunization clinics in August The Saturday clinics have many openings. See the UHS website for dates. The clinics are by appointment only. You may schedule online via eTang. If you … Continued

Caltopia — 8/20 – 8/21/2017

Caltopia – the largest college lifestyle event in the nation – will be held on the UC Berkeley campus next week. Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the two-day interactive festival will introduce 30,000+ Cal students to more than diverse brands aligned … Continued

Cal Night with the Oakland Athletics — 9/5/2017

Tuesday, September 5 – Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Angels | 7:05 pm Join the Oakland Athletics for Cal Night on Tuesday, September 5, when Cal alumni Bob Melvin and Marcus Semien take on the LA Angels. All attendees who … Continued

17th Annual GAIN Conference — 8/26/2017

More than 80 German universities, research institutions, and funding agencies will present their programs and job offers at the 17th Annual GAIN Conference in San Francisco, the largest German science and research career fair outside of Europe. The Westin St. … Continued

Berkeley Moves! Find Your RideAmigo and Save

Finding your way to campus just got a lot easier. Log on to BerkeleyMoves!, the one-stop trip planning platform where you can use your dashboard, visit the event page, and see if there are any trips leaving from your hometown or … Continued

Graduate Student Assessment Fellows Program — 10/30/2017

About the Program Conducting program-level assessment and utilizing assessment data to improve teaching, curriculum, and student advising are becoming an integral part of what faculty and higher education professionals are asked to do. UC Berkeley’s Center for Teaching & Learning … Continued

APASD Circles of Support Program Seeks Grad Student Mentors

Asian Pacific American Student Development (APASD) announces the Circles of Support program! This is an opportunity for you to help support undergraduate students and alumni in learning more about graduate school. The populations we hope to serve are: Asian American and … Continued

German Chancellor Fellowship for Tomorrow’s Leaders — 9/15/2017

The 2017 German Chancellor Fellowship for Tomorrow’s Leaders, sponsored by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, is an exciting fellowship opportunity for recent graduates in all disciplines to study in Germany. The fellowship targets university graduates from the USA, Brazil, China, India, … Continued

Cornell Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs — 10/1/2017

Cornell Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs are high-profile postdoctoral research positions with significant independence and resources, designed to attract some of the world’s best young scholars to interact deeply with faculty and students on Cornell’s Ithaca-based campuses. Candidates from all areas of research … Continued

Digital Marketing Scholarship Opportunity — 12/20/2017

Affiliateignition.com is a Tech News publishing platform that reaches more than 30,000 tech lovers per month. It covers topics like social media, web development, and SEO (search engine optimization). The $500 scholarship on “Digital Marketing” is open to undergraduate and graduate students … Continued

Write for the “Berkeley Science Review”

Would you like to share exciting research findings from UC Berkeley with the greater campus and community and improve your science communication skills? The Berkeley Science Review is a magazine produced by Berkeley graduate students. BSR is currently looking for pitches for articles … Continued