Career Center

Get to Know the Career Center

Berkeley graduate students receive career planning guidance and employment-related assistance from the Career Center.

Fiona M. Doyle, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Dean of the Graduate Division

Settling in to the New Semester

In addition to your academic work, I urge you to take some time to explore the broader Berkeley campus and its offerings.

Job Openings to Address Basic Needs Insecurity

The Graduate Assembly (GA) and campus administration have funded new positions to lead campus-wide efforts to combat basic needs insecurity and to directly help students in need. Too many UC Berkeley students — both undergraduate and graduate — are faced … Continued

“Start Now, and Start Small”

Tips and first steps for career exploration recommended by the Beyond Academia conference’s speakers, panelists, and attendees!

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Beyond Academia Conference — 3/1 – 3/2/2018

The Beyond Academia conference features panels on a variety of career tracks that will provide you the opportunity to interact with successful and creative professionals.

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How to Conquer the Job Talk — 12/1/2017 

After months of anxious silence, the voice on the other end of the phone says, “We’d like to invite you for an on-campus interview…and of course we’re all looking forward to your Job Talk.” Your stomach clenches…

Fall Career Connections Series

Featuring casual networking events where alumni share their path from Cal to career with interested students, and offer advice to those who hope to follow in their footsteps.

Job Opportunity at Boehringer Ingelheim Inc.

Boehringer Ingelheim Inc. seeks a candidate with strong analytical skills to perform routine and developmental scientific work in support of an innovative project under the instruction of a BI scientist. The project will function within Process Sciences in Fremont, CA. … Continued

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Don’t Miss the Berkeley Grad Slam Championship!

Come cheer on graduate students as they present their three-minute research talks on April 5, 2017, 3 – 5:30 pm, 309 Sproul Hall. The winner will represent Berkeley in the UC campus-wide Grad Slam.

Getting the Mentoring You Need

The success of mentoring relationships depends not only on faculty but also on you as the mentee. Check out a dozen specific steps you can take to get the mentoring you need.

Sciences Po Teaching Fellowship Positions

Sciences Po welcomes applications from post-doctoral and doctoral students close to their thesis submission for teaching positions on one of its three Anglophone undergraduate campuses in France: Reims, Menton or Le Havre. Each campus focuses on a world region and … Continued

Fiona M. Doyle

Welcome to 2017!

Professional development opportunities this semester include competing in Grad Slam for prizes and a chance to represent Berkeley at the high-profile UC-wide competition.

Postdoctoral positions at UCSF

Postdoctoral positions are available in the newly established Delling Lab at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) to study the function of primary cilia in development and disease. The postdoctoral fellows will investigate the mechanisms by which primary cilia … Continued

Naniette H. Coleman

Enriching the Graduate Student Experience

Graduate student mentors Naniette H. Coleman and Sarah Macdonald share their passions for writing and research with mentees, and show how professional development can help students flourish.

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Developing Mentoring Skills

Knowing how to effectively mentor students and junior colleagues is a vital skill for graduate students preparing for diverse careers, whether within or beyond academia.

The Graduate Assembly is Hiring!

The Graduate Assembly, UC Berkeley’s graduate student government, is hiring! We are currently seeking applications for Project Directors and the Project Liaison; other openings will be available later in the summer. Project Directors work in specific graduate student communities; the Project … Continued