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Celebrating Our GSI Award Recipients and Their Faculty Mentors!

These awards, sponsored by the Graduate Division’s GSI Teaching & Resource Center and the Graduate Council’s Advisory Committee for GSI Affairs, acknowledge the outstanding contributions that GSIs make to the educational mission of the University.

Let’s Talk About Code-Switching: A Double-Edged Sword

Have you ever found yourself adjusting the way you talk or behave when transitioning from one environment to another? Perhaps you shift from casual banter with friends to adopting a more formal tone in professional settings.

Navigating Internships in Graduate School: Insights from GradPro’s Fall 2023 Panel

This article distills the take-away advice from a recent GradPro panel featuring Berkeley graduate students and alumni who have successfully completed internships. Whether you want to learn what  internship opportunities are available to graduate students, prepare for interviews, or learn how to maximize your internship experience, the insights of the panelists can help.

GSI Teaching Preparation for Spring 2024

Are you planning to teach as a GSIs for the first time in the Spring 2024 semester? If so, please take note of steps you are required to take before the semester begins and during the semester.

Announcing the Newly Revised Graduate Student Professional Development Guide

Not sure what steps to take to advance your professional development? Follow this essential and newly revised Professional Development Guide on how to develop the key competencies of career and professional development. These competencies are broadly relevant, helping you develop skills that are valued highly across diverse career paths.

Lisa Garcia Bedolla standing on the steps of Sproul Hall

Welcome to the start of a new academic year!

Welcome to the start of a new academic year! To our continuing students, we can’t wait to see what inspires you this year. For our new graduate students, I want to extend a very warm welcome.

More than a Graduation Stole, a Family Tradition

A hundred years after her great-great-grandmother, Master of Social Work graduate student Sarah Lance proudly continued her family's cherished tradition of wearing a family stole at graduation.

GenEq Welcome Events

Meet the staff of the Gender Equity Resource Center and learn more about your campus gender & sexuality resource center. Join us for an overview of resources for LGBTQ+ and Women graduate students at Cal.