Job Opportunity at Boehringer Ingelheim Inc.

Boehringer Ingelheim Inc. seeks a candidate with strong analytical skills to perform routine and developmental scientific work in support of an innovative project under the instruction of a BI scientist. The project will function within Process Sciences in Fremont, CA. … Continued

GSI and Reader Positions Available in Economics — 5/17/2017

The Graduate Economics office is accepting applications for GSI and Reader positions for Summer 2017. The GSI positions  are for Econ 100A (Intermediate Micro, 37.5% position) and Econ 100B (Intermediate Macro, 75% position), in addition to reader positions for Econ 119 (Psychology and … Continued

2017 MFA Graduates Unveil New Works at BAMPFA

The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) will showcase the work of six graduating students from UC Berkeley’s Department of Art Practice with its 47th Annual Master of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition. The exhibition marks the first … Continued

Don’t Miss the Redwood Grove Summer Concert Series

The University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley announced its annual Redwood Grove Summer Concert Series. This year’s line-up includes a wide range of genres, from classical to swinging jazz, Afropop to indie rock and folk. The concerts are held every Thursday, June through August, in the Botanical Garden’s outdoor … Continued

Rec Sports Inaugural Wellness Celebration

Join Rec Sports as they welcome in a new tradition! The Inaugural Wellness Celebration Thursday, June 1, 2017 7 – 9 am Dwinelle Plaza Hosted by Recreational Sports and university partner, Under Armour, the Wellness Celebration will have you feeling refreshed all day with … Continued

UC Alumni Featured in Three Arts + Design Initiative Programs

The Arts + Design Initiative is sponsoring three upcoming programs in mid-April and May, all of which focus role of the media and cultural criticism in today’s politically charged climate. These programs, as part of The Future of Cultural Criticism series, will … Continued

GSR Opening at the California Policy Lab — 4/21/2017

The California Policy Lab (CPL) creates data-driven insights for the public good. CPL’s mission is to partner with California’s state and local governments to generate scientific evidence to help solve California’s most urgent problems, including homelessness, poverty, crime, and education inequality. … Continued

Call for Papers for SNAMS 2017 — 4/21/2017

Prague, Czech Republic, August 21 – 23, 2017 Social network analysis is concerned with the study of relationships between social entities. The recent advances in internet technologies and social … Continued

Women’s Leadership Intensive (WLI) 2017 Applications — 4/18/2017

WLI is a leadership program May 30–June 3,2017, for women identified[*] students centered on establishing solidarity and working along intersections that exist within communities of women[*] as well as challenging and deconstructing existing frameworks that exist within workplaces, the collegiate environment, and … Continued

Cal Performances: Upcoming Events

Saleem Ashkar, Piano April 22, 2017, 8 pm, Hertz Hall Zubin Mehta gave Saleem Ashkar his first big break when he invited him to join the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra for Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 — at age 17. Daniel … Continued

DataEDGE Conference — 5/8 – 5/9/2017

Are you and your organization taking advantage of the opportunities created by today’s flood of new data? Do you know about the latest tools for storing, analyzing, and visualizing data? Have you considered the … Continued

Grad Students Presenting at Cal Day — 4/22/2017

Graduate students play an important role in Cal Day. Every year in April, UC Berkeley opens its lecture halls and research labs, museums and libraries, galleries and gardens to the general public. On Saturday, April 22, from 9 am – 4 pm visitors … Continued

RISE: Celebrating Women, Community Love and Leadership

Celebrating Women, Community Love and Leadership, is an event for all women to unapologetically celebrate and honor the work and contributions given by women to our communities. RISE is about highlighting the endeavors and efforts of our women leaders, especially … Continued

Recruiting for Director of Student Programming Position

The Labor Center at the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE) is recruiting for a Director of Student Programming. The position will be a 50/50 lecturer and academic coordinator position: the person will be expected to teach 3 … Continued

Navigating Challenges to Academic Success — 4/3/2017

Struggling with making progress? Having trouble keeping up with your course load? Looking for more support? The Graduate Assembly and Graduate Division will present a workshop about understanding your options when you are experiencing challenges in your academic progress. Know Your … Continued

STEM AfterCollege Scholarships

STEM AfterCollege believes that what’s good for students is good for everyone: schools, employers, community, and other students. As a job and internship resource, the scholarships are for students who will be exemplary candidates in their field. Eligibility requirements: Open to currently … Continued

Library News: Need to convert print sources to digital text?

What resources does UC Berkeley offer to convert scans to digital text? For basic needs, try the Library’s scanners. For documents with complex layouts or for additional language support, ABBYY FineReader with Berkeley’s OCR virtual desktop is a solution. Tesseract can handle large scale OCR projects.  Read … Continued

Microbiology Student Symposium — 4/29/2017

The 18th Annual Microbiology Student Symposium will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the David Brower Center in Berkeley. This year, the keynote speakers are Bonnie Bassler from Princeton University and Edward DeLong from University of Hawaii. Registration is free but required to attend, so please register now to secure your … Continued

Check Out the Graduate Assembly’s Mid-Year Report

The Graduate Assembly’s mid-year report represents the highlights of the work completed during the fall semester of the 2016 – 17 academic year. The GA hopes it will inspire you to partner with them in continuing support of graduate and professional students’ personal, … Continued

LGBTQ+ Career Conference 2017 — 2/25/2017

Saturday, February 25th, 2017 10:30 am – 4 pm Tips, tricks and tailor-made advice for LGBTQ+ students at UC Berkeley interested in internships, job search strategies and career advice from LGBTQ+ professionals! Topics include: … Continued

Sciences Po Teaching Fellowship Positions

Sciences Po welcomes applications from post-doctoral and doctoral students close to their thesis submission for teaching positions on one of its three Anglophone undergraduate campuses in France: Reims, Menton or Le Havre. Each campus focuses on a world region and … Continued

Publish Your Articles in the New “Berkeley Graduate”

The Berkeley Graduate (TBG) is an online publication by, for, and about graduate and professional students sponsored by The Graduate Assembly. Formerly a print publication, and briefly an online daily site, the new TBG is looking to partner with other organizations and centers … Continued

Lasker Foundation 2017 Essay Contest — 4/3/2017

The Lasker Foundation has launched its 2017 Essay Contest. This exciting challenge engages young scientists and clinicians in a discussion about the big questions in biology and medicine today and the role of biomedical research in our society. The contest aims to build skills in … Continued

Labor Summer Internship Program — 2/27/2017

The UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education (Labor Center) offers an exciting opportunity for students to become summer interns with unions and community-based organizations. The Labor Summer Internship Program is an innovative PAID internship for graduate and undergraduate students, providing opportunities to learn from and … Continued

The Berkeley-Haas Women in Leadership Conference — 3/11/2017

Saturday, March 11, 2017 8 am – 7 pm Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley The Berkeley-Haas Women in Leadership conference will focus on collaboration between men and women so that we can empower each other, inspire each other, and lead together. … Continued

Grads of Color Ease Back — 1/19/2017

Thursday, January 19th 5 – 8:30 pm Anna Head Alumnae Hall, 2537 Haste Street Enjoy a free dinner and an opportunity to connect with Grads of Color as you ease back in. The Graduate Minority Student Project (a project of the Grad … Continued

Science Outside the Lab Program

The National Science Foundation has made available supplemental funds to improve graduate student preparedness for entering the workforce. NSF supports science and engineering doctoral students in gaining additional educational opportunities and student training in order to help acquire experience, skills and knowledge in … Continued

The New York State Senate Fellowships — 4/28/2017

Graduate Fellowships are offered by the Senate of the State of New York each year. Applicants are not required to reside or attend school in New York at the time of application. Fellowships bring a $33,000 grant-in-study stipend plus benefit options. … Continued

CSHE Spring Colloquium Series and a Visiting Scholar Seminar

The Center for Studies in Higher Education presents a visiting scholar seminar and the 2017 Spring Colloquium Series, a program of stimulating lectures and discussions on national and international issues shaping higher education today. All lectures take place on the UC … Continued

Get Involved with the “Berkeley Science Review”

Would you like to work on your science writing skills without making a big commitment? Berkeley Science Review is looking for a few writers for Labscopes, short (250-word) descriptions of a research finding or focus from UC Berkeley accompanied by an … Continued

Energy Curtailment: Winter 2016

Before you leave for break, please do your part to make sure all non-essential systems in your work area — lights, computers and monitors, printers and copiers, coffeepots and microwaves, power strips, etc. — are turned off. If you will be … Continued

Call for Papers — OLPP Graduate Student Conference 2017 — 3/17/2017

McMaster University’s Philosophy announces the Ontario Legal Philosophy Partnership Graduate Student Conference on June 16 – 17, 2017, McMaster University, Hamilton,  Ontario, in Canada. Keynote speakers will be Dr. Natalie Stoljar (McGill University) and Dr. Douglas Husak (Rutgers University). Call for Papers Graduate and … Continued

California Alliance Postdoctoral Fellowship Program — 11/1/2016

The California Alliance offers postdoctoral research fellowship opportunities at four top-tier California institutions — UC Berkeley, UCLA, Stanford, and Caltech — in the Mathematical, Physical Sciences and Engineering fields. The program includes faculty mentoring, professional development, and academic networking opportunities. The California … Continued

Postdoctoral positions at UCSF

Postdoctoral positions are available in the newly established Delling Lab at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) to study the function of primary cilia in development and disease. The postdoctoral fellows will investigate the mechanisms by which primary cilia … Continued

Big Give is November 17th!

The butterfly effect explains change. The Berkeley Effect changes the world. During Big Give — the campus’s annual fundraising blitz — you can be that change by giving your favorite Berkeley school, college, and/or program a big boost and helping them win … Continued

Social Norms Mini Grant Deadline — 11/22/2016

The deadline for the Social Norms Mini Grant Initiative sponsored by PATH to Care has been extended to 5 pm on November 22, 2016.  Ten mini-grants of up to $2,500 each will be awarded for community-based initiatives and campaigns addressing social norms on sexual violence. This … Continued

Ambassador of Canada Speaks on Current Issues — 10/18/2016

Hosted by the Canadian Studies Program, David MacNaughton, Canada’s Ambassador to the United States of America, will speak about Prime Minister Trudeau’s New Agenda for Canada, with particular focus on LGBTQ2S issues, climate change and trade. Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:30 am  – … Continued

Social Impact Un-Pitch Day — 10/21/2016

Friday, October 21, 2016 3 – 7 pm South Hall, UC Berkeley Do you know a local non-profit or community organization that has a pressing challenge that you think technology might be able to solve, but you don’t know where to start? Or, … Continued

Interested in China? Check Out the Center for Chinese Studies

The Center for Chinese Studies offers over $100,000 in fellowships annually, puts on public events, and sends out announcements about jobs, outside fellowships, and workshops for graduate students only. If you are interested in China-related topics, join their mailing list to … Continued

Vision + Light — 10/27 – 10/28/2016

October 27 & 28 5:30 – 8:30 pm Energy Biosciences Building Taking the format of an art gallery opening, Vision + Light will display aesthetic images across a range of visual media, which emerged from, or were inspired by, scientific research … Continued

SVSH Prevention Training

New graduate students at Cal have many opportunities to learn about how to have safe and healthy relationships. Last summer, all incoming graduate students received an email from Graduate Dean Doyle, articulating expectations around the prevention of sexual violence and sexual harassment … Continued

SLAM: Science Leadership and Management Fall Events

What is SLAM? Grad school is a great place to gain scientific expertise — but that’s hardly the only thing you’ll need in your future as a Ph.D. Are you ready to lead a group? Manage your coworkers? Mentor budding scientists? … Continued

Berkeley’s Cleantech University Prize — 10/31/2016

Berkeley’s Cleantech University Prize (#CleantechUP17) is now accepting applications. The Berkeley CUP is a clean energy startup competition sponsored by the Department of Energy and hosted by the Berkeley Energy and Climate Institute (BECI) and the Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative (BERC). Students at universities across … Continued

Thriving in Science Peer Support Groups — 10/3/2016

Thriving in Science is a 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 and … Continued

Cal Performances Cal Student Flex Pass – Buy Yours Now!

The Cal Student Flex Pass allows current UC Berkeley students to purchase a $40 Flex Pass, which can be redeemed as single tickets to four different shows of your choice at Cal Performances. If you’re particular about where you sit, our new Student … Continued

Self-Defense Classes for Women – 10/8/2016 & beyond

Low-Cost Self-Defense for Women* Sponsored by Gender Equity Resource Center, Recreational Sports, Residence Life and UCPD Learn how to increase awareness and assertiveness skills.  As a risk-reduction program, we talk about voice, boundaries, options for someone who may be attacked, … Continued

Kick-Off Event: Bay Area Scientists in Schools – 9/30/2016

Science & Engineering Outreach Opportunity Interested in being a science or engineering role model to local elementary students while teaching fun and engaging science classroom lessons? You are invited to our BASIS Fall Kick-Off event. Friday, September 30  11:30 am – 1:30 pm  775 Tan Hall Come learn how … Continued

Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity – 9/27/2016 & beyond

The UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) announced its next Request for Funding Proposals, which is open to all graduate students. Last year, the Center awarded more than $1 million to Berkeley-affiliated researchers working on cybersecurity, privacy, and related topics. It anticipates distributing … Continued

Graduate Housing Available in the Garden Village Apartments – Apply Now!

Cal Housing announces graduate student housing available in the Garden Village apartments at 2201 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA 94704. Each Garden Village apartment includes single-occupancy bedrooms that are fully furnished with high-quality, well-designed furniture. Large operable windows in every room and on opposite sides of … Continued

Center for Chinese Studies: Events – 9/23/2016 & beyond

Fall Events Panel discussion: The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and Chinese Politics Tuesday, September 6, 1-5pm 1995 University Avenue, Room 510A China’s Worlds Lecture Series Symposium: In Honor of Dream of the Red Chamber Monday, September 12, 2:30-6pm 180 Doe Library … Continued

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Help Organize Beyond Academia 2017 — Apply by 9/23/2016

Next year will be the 5th Annual Beyond Academia conference – a milestone! Are you interested in planning our biggest and best conference yet? This is a great opportunity to broaden your career horizons, build your resumé and expand your professional network. Get … Continued

Register to Vote in November Elections by 10/24/2016

How to register? Apply online or download a form from the Secretary of State’s web site. Voter registration forms are also available from Registrar of Voters Office located in the Alameda County Courthouse at 1225 Fallon … Continued

Graduate Diversity Program has a New Name!

The Office for Graduate Diversity is the new name for what was formerly known as the Graduate Diversity Program. After much input from students and colleagues, the new name emerged as a more accurate indicator of the broad scope of our … Continued