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.

Career Center

Get to Know the Career Center

Berkeley graduate students receive career planning guidance and employment-related assistance from the Career Center.

Upcoming Career Fairs and ‘Looking Beyond Academia’ Workshop

Cal Career Fair — 9/15–18, 2015 Come to UC Berkeley’s premier career fair. This fair is the biggest recruiting event of the 2015-16 academic year. Recruiters from diverse industries will bring information about entry-level career and internship positions. Don’t miss the opportunity to … Continued

Ph.D. Career Colloquium — 9/1/2015

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 9:00 am – 12:30 pm International House, Chevron Auditorium Whether you plan to pursue a career as an academic or in the business, government, or nonprofit realm, the ability to collaborate effectively has never been … Continued

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The Career Center Hosts Academic Job Search Workshops

Whether you plan on wading or plunging into the market, here’s a chance to learn a little more about what you’re getting into. These workshops are designed to provide an overview of the academic job search process from the perspective of the … Continued

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Career Center Information and Offerings

Interview Practice Workshop for Graduate Students and Ph.D.s Want to ace your interview and be prepared to field the toughest questions? The Career Center counselors are here for you, and are offering customized workshops to help prepare graduate students for future … Continued

Debra Behrens, Career Center

Workshop: Negotiation for Graduate Students — 4/29/15

This workshop introduces key elements of the negotiation process, the use of bargaining tools, how to leverage your strengths and successfully close the deal. Presented by Debra Behrens, Ph.D. Dr. Debra Behrens is a Ph.D. career counselor in the Career … Continued

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Career Center Information and Offerings

Professional Development Opportunity for Humanities Doctoral Students The University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) invites proposals for its Humanists@Work graduate student advisory committee.. Who can apply: Currently enrolled UC Humanities graduate students Deadline: March 18, 2015, 11:59 PST, apply online via FastApps Award: $1,000 stipend; … Continued

4th Annual Ph.D. Colloquium Offers Alternative Career Options

The Fourth Annual Ph.D. Colloquium provided insider information on attaining a teaching position in a liberal arts or community college. The colloquium was the first of a three part series that explores teaching opportunities.

Academic Job Search Workshops — 8/14–9/9/14

Going on the job market? Find out what you’re getting into and prepare yourself to be the strongest possible candidate. These sessions are conducted by Ph.D. career counselor Andrew Green. Before his return to Berkeley, Dr. Green spent six years … Continued

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Explore Your Career Passions and Access Professional Opportunities at the 3rd Annual PhD Career Colloquium

The Visiting Scholar and Postdoc Affairs (VSPA) Program, in collaboration with The Career Center, is sponsoring the third annual PhD Career Colloquium on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, from 12 to 5pm. The event will be held at the Chevron Auditorium, in the International House. Featuring keynote speaker Alaina Levine, the colloquium will present a panel of PhDs and former postdocs who will describe how networking facilitated their career shift. It will also feature activities designed to jump start participants’ own successful outreach efforts.