AIGP Events and Programs

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Through AIGP-sponsored and campus partnership events, we help foster excellence in mentoring leadership at all levels of educational engagement and diversity. AIGP provides graduate students access to Native American seminars, workshops and programming with faculty, graduate fellowship students and Native American professionals engaged in professional careers or research at UC Berkeley.

Upcoming Events

Aug 17

Native@Cal

Attend this session for an overview of the American Indian Graduate Program’s (AIGP) Fall programming for incoming graduate students. This…

August 17th

1:00pm – 1:30pm

Online via Zoom

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Recent Past Events

collage of AIGP events

Demystifying the Native Academic Job Search — October 28, 2022

The AIGP and Career Center sponsored a Native American professional development seminar to enhance the campus community’s knowledge and awareness of contemporary Native American topics in graduate research. The AIGP-Career Center workshop was the first in a series focused on highlighting graduate student services and knowledge about Indigenous faculty positions within the academy, and address the perceived barriers regarding the tenure track process.

AIGP seminarNative FEWS Alliance Gathering — April 2022

The Native FEWS Alliance aims to significantly broadening the participation of Native American students in Food, Energy, and Water Systems (FEWS) education and careers to address critical challenges facing their communities. Watch the event recording on YouTube

Native American Heritage Month Graduate Student Panel — October 19, 2021

In partnership with HAAS School of Business, AIGP Director Patrick Naranja moderates a panel discussion focused on academic research interests, mentorship, and career opportunities that align with emerging fields of Native American and Indigenous perspectives at Berkeley. Panelists included:
Nazune Menka, M.S., J.D. (Athabascan & Lumbee) Tribal Cultural Resources Policy Fellow, Berkeley Law
Maia Rodriguez, AIGP Community Diversity & Community Fellow
Marino Baca, AIGP Community Diversity & Community Fellow

Watch the event recording on YouTube