Berkeley GradNews
September 2019

Message from the Vice Provost and Dean

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It’s challenging to balance graduate student responsibilities. These tips can help.

My colleague recently suggested that I write a message to graduate students promoting “work-life balance” in graduate school. I had to admit that I think the idea of “balance” is the wrong frame. More »


Meet the Berkeley Ombuds

I sat down with Marcia Gee Riley and Zackary Hull to discuss the purpose of the Ombuds Office, the highs and lows of their roles, and how graduate students can utilize the office to discuss concerns, learn about resources, or … Continued More »

Graduate Student Town Hall – 9/26/19

Lisa García Bedolla, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies, invites all UC Berkeley graduate students for a town hall discussion. More »

Rethinking the Graduate Student ‘Culture of Busyness’

When you ask a fellow graduate student how they’ve been, how often do you get one of these responses: “It’s been crazy busy!” “I pulled three all-nighters this week.” “I was in lab until 4 a.m.” The graduate school experience … Continued More »

Reception for New Professional and Master’s Students at the Chancellor’s Residence

Connect with fellow students and meet Chancellor Christ and Vice Provost García Bedolla on Friday, Nov. 1 from 4-6 p.m. More »

Important Dates

File Thesis or Dissertation (Spring 2021 Deadline)
Friday, May 14, 2021

Professional Development

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How to Make your Post-Ph.D. Job Search Work for You

Worried about post-Ph.D. employment? Interested in exploring your options outside of academia? Learn about campus resources to help you with your post-Ph.D. job search. More »
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Start a Career in Federal Service through the Presidential Management Fellows Program

Insider tips from a Music Ph.D. turned Department of Treasury Analyst. More »

The Not-So-Scary Truth About Negotiating Job Offers

Ever wonder what a job offer negotiation sounds like? Read on for a better understanding. More »

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Recognition & Awards

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Berkeley Journalism’s Annual Excellence Awards Announced

Each year, the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism convenes representatives of the local journalism community to decide whom they want to single out for outstanding work that exemplifies what the school most values. More »

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