Career CenterProfessional 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; travel & lodging for twice-yearly professional development workshops and a convening meeting at UCHRI
Term of participation: May/June 2015-May/June 2016

This is an opportunity for graduate students interested in professional development opportunities in careers outside/alongside the academy to shape the future of alt-ac programs across the UC system while gaining valuable programmatic and logistical work experience. As part of the MLA-funded “Connected Academics: Preparing Doctoral Students of Language and Literature for a Variety of Careers,” UCHRI is seeking 3-5 humanities graduate students to serve as the Humanists@Work advisory committee for our annual workshop series.

It is expected that awards will be announced in Spring quarter. Final awards are contingent upon available funding.

IP Law/Patents and How it Affects Engineers

April 3, 2015
2:30 – 4 pm
Bechtel Engineer Center

This workshop addresses key points related to the issues and basics of patent law, as presented by UC Berkeley Alumni with 5 years of collective experience in prosecuting patent applications for over 40 BioTech, Software, and Consumer Electronics startups in Silicon Valley and Ann Arbor, MI.

Registration will begin 2 weeks before the program date. Advanced registration is strongly recommended! Be sure to mark your calendars and login to Callisto to RSVP and program details. This program is intended for Engineering/Chemistry/Physical Science majors, but all students are welcome.

Just in Time Job Fair

This fair is a great opportunity to talk to representatives from organizations in business, industry, research laboratories, non profits and public service agencies.

April 15-16.2015
11-3 pm
Recreational Sports Facility
Field House Gym

Don’t miss the opportunity to speak with employers such as: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research,, Accel Biotech, IXL Learning, Palo Alto Networks, State Compensation Insurance Fund,…and more! Bring your current UCB Student ID to the fair. Here are other steps you can take to make a great first impression:

  • Update your Callisto profile to make sure everything is correct
  • View participating companies and firms and research your opportunities ahead of time by logging into Callisto and viewing the Career Fair directory from the Shortcuts menu. You can use the advanced search feature to search by day attending, major(s) sought, or type of job