Fung Fellowship – Spring 2021

The Fung Fellowship is hiring advanced graduate students to join our team as Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs) starting Spring 2021 for 25% positions for two upper level undergraduate student courses: (1) Health + Tech and (2) Conservation +Tech Health+Tech: Fellows … Continued

Pilot Program: California COVID Notify Smartphone App

UC Berkeley is participating in a pilot of California COVID Notify, a smartphone-based COVID-19 exposure notification system from the State of California. It uses the Exposure Notifications System built by Google and Apple to alert you when you’ve been exposed to COVID-19. … Continued

The Diverse Academy: Decolonizing the Syllabus – Dec. 3

Graduate students across campus have advocated for and taken on the work of producing systemic change within their departments, from syllabus (re)design, to student and faculty recruitment and retention. The Diverse Academy is a series of events and workshops intended … Continued

Library News, November 2020

Below are various library updates that pertain to graduate students. The Library now provides a contactless pickup service at Moffitt Library for all borrowers who have current Cal 1 or UC Berkeley Library cards. Fourteen libraries are participating in Oski … Continued

Meet the GradPro Team

The GradPro team is here to assist you in all matters related to professional development. Whether you are curious about resources at Berkeley that are available to help you develop your skills, want to learn about different career paths, or … Continued

The Power of Informational Interviews

Career planning as a graduate student can feel overwhelming, particularly if you’re interested in multiple career paths. Investigating and exploring what’s out there is something you can do alone, but a powerful way to save time and gain first-person insight … Continued

Demystifying Networking

To many grad students, the concept of networking has all sorts of negative connotations — it’s uncomfortable, vague, unnecessary, even fake or disingenuous. However, regardless of your goals, networking is integral to effective career planning, as it gives you the … Continued

1,500 Attend Inaugural Graduate Diversity Admissions Fair

UC Berkeley’s graduate programs have, historically, operated siloed recruitment initiatives within each of Cal’s 14 schools and colleges. As part of a new and unified approach to diversity recruitment and in recognition of the multidisciplinary interests of many applicants, UC … Continued

Robert & Patricia Switzer Foundation Fellowship – 11/01/2020

The Switzer Fellowship offers one-year fellowships to highly talented graduate students in New England and California whose studies and career goals are directed toward environmental improvement and who clearly demonstrate leadership in their field. The fellowship includes a $15,000 cash … Continued

Townsend Dissertation Fellowships — 11/13/2020

Townsend Dissertation Fellowships Townsend Dissertation Fellowships are awarded to Ph.D. students whose dissertation projects significantly involve humanistic material or problems that have a significant bearing on the humanities.  The purpose of the Fellowship is both to further the research of … Continued

Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award – 12/15/2020

The Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award recognizes outstanding achievment during graduate studies in the biological sciences. Fred Hutch established this annual award to honor the bold, creative, pioneering spirit embodied by Hal Weintraub. Weintraub also earned deep respect and … Continued

Graham Foundation Carter Manny Award – 11/15/2020

Established in 1996 by the Graham Foundation, the Carter Manny Award supports the completion of outstanding doctoral dissertations on architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society. The only pre-doctoral award dedicated exclusively to architectural scholarship, the Carter … Continued

American Educational Research Association Dissertation Grant – 11/2/2020

With support from the National Science Foundation, the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Grants Program seeks proposals for Dissertation Grants. The AERA Grants Program provides advanced graduate students with research funding and professional development and training. The program supports highly … Continued