Latest News as of 9/7/17


1) LS 100 Tutor Needed
2) ACLU Letter Writing TONIGHT!!!
3) Cal Career Fair
4) UCDC Info Sess
5) Urban Fllws Prog
6) U.S. Foreign Svc Intrnshp
7) Skinner Intrnshp


1) LS 100 Tutor Needed

LS 100 Tutor Needed

Please reply to this message if you have:

A) Taken LS 100 already
B) Are seriously interested in tutoring a current LS 100 student

I don’t have any more details than this…please reply anyway if you are interested and you’ll be connected with the person seeking the tutoring. Thanks!


2) ACLU Letter Writing TONIGHT!!!

ACLU Letter Writing TONIGHT!!!

Cal ACLU’s meeting this Thursday is at Dwinelle 209, from 8pm – 10pm.

We’re cutting short our focus meeting to 1h, and for the latter hour we’ll be hosting a letter-writing workshop because of the DACA repeal.

We need to put pressure on the administration as much as possible.


3) Cal Career Fair

Cal Career Fair

  • Cal Career Fair
    September 12-14, 2017
    11:00am – 4:00pm
    Rec Sports Facility, Field House GymTue, 9/12: Business & Public Service opportunities
    Wed, 9/13: Engineering & Tech opportunities
    Thu, 9/14: Engineering, Tech, and Business opportunitiesJoin us for UC Berkeley’s largest career fair of the year!  Recruiters from more than 240 companies across diverse industries will be eager to share information about their entry-level career and internship positions. Currently enrolled Cal students and Alumni Advantage members only.   Recruiting all majors and class-levels!

    • Update your Handshake profile to the latest information and upload a public resume to be recruiting ready!
    • Take advantage of the Career Center’s resources to update your resume and prepare.
    • Bring your UC Berkeley SID and extra resumes.  Business casual attire is recommended.

    Prepare in advance to make a great first impression:

    • Update your Handshake profile to the latest information and upload a public resume to be recruiting ready!
    • Take advantage of the Career Center’s resources to update your resume and prepare.
    • Bring your UC Berkeley SID and extra resumes.  Business casual attire is recommended.
  • Prepare in advance to make a great first impression:
  • View the employer directory by day in Handshake (Sort by “Career Fair Sessions”)

4) UCDC Info Sess

UCDC Info Sess

Spring 2018 Application deadline:   September 21, 2017

Want to learn more?  Come to one of our information sessions.  An alumnus of the program will speak about his or her experience and and we’ll be there to present internship information and answer any of your questions.

Info Sessions are in 262 Evans

Mon, Sep 11, 12-1 p.m.

Tu, Sep 12, 5-6 p.m.


5) Urban Fllws Prog

Urban Fllws Prog

NYC Urban Fellows Program
The Urban Fellows Program is designed to introduce America’s finest college graduates to local government and public service. This prestigious nine month program combines full-time employment in City government with a comprehensive seminar series.
– Eligibility: Eligibility is based on the date applicants received their undergraduate degree (BA, BS). Applicants must be prepared to participate in the program on a full-time basis for one academic year.
– Program Components: • Job placement working with high level city managers • Weekly seminar series • Community service Compensation: • Fellows are paid a taxable stipend of $30,000. Housing is not included.


6) U.S. Foreign Svc Intrnshp

U.S. Foreign Svc Intrnshp

U.S. Foreign Service Internship Program (USFSIP) (paid)
Who: U.S. citizen college students, rising Juniors or Seniors at application
What: Opportunities to gain practical, professional experience in a foreign affairs environment and insight into the substance and daily operations of U.S. foreign policy When: 10 weeks, full-time, in summer (two consecutive summers) Where: U.S. Department of State offices in Washington, and one overseas internship at a U.S. embassy or consulate.
How: Apply via Application open for one week only in mid-September. Interested students should sign up for email alerts using the “Keep Me Informed” feature on and clicking the “Student Programs” box on the menu. For more information, see
Funding: Internships are paid (GS-4 equivalent. Travel costs and housing assistance.


7) Skinner Intrnshp

Skinner Intrnshp

District Office Internship Opportunities

State Senator Nancy Skinner was elected in 2016 to represent the East Bay cities along the I-80 corridor from Rodeo to San Leandro. Senator Skinner previously served in the State Assembly from 2008-2014 where she successfully passed many progressive laws to prevent gun violence, restore justice to the criminal justice system, reduce income inequality, fund early childhood education and advance renewable, clean energy. Now in the State Senate, Skinner serves as the Majority Whip and Chair of the Public Safety Committee and the Budget Sub-Committee on Public Safety and Corrections.

Senator Skinner is committed to training, mentoring and exposing young leaders to government and public service and offers interested high school and college students a hands-on and engaging internship opportunity. She seeks individuals with strong organizational skills, commitment, and a passion to learn.

In the District office, intern duties may include:

  • Answering constituent phone calls and requests, and following up accordingly;
  • Reviewing constituent emails and correspondence, and drafting constituent letters;
  • Conducting research on current and future legislation;
  • Attending community events, Select Committee hearings, and various meetings;
  • Shadowing Senator Skinner at events, briefings, and internal meetings; and
  • Monitoring news sources and conducting research for media projects.

To Apply:

Send the attached application to
using the subject line Skinner Internship Application.

Internships are unpaid and may be full-time (28-32 hours/week) or part-time (at least 8 hours/week).

Senator Nancy Skinner
Representing Senate District 9

Internship Application                                          Send to

Name: _________________________ Date of Birth: __/__/___   School: _______________________                                                                                                                                   (If applicable)
Email: _____________________________________       Cell phone: _____________________________

1) Why are you interested in interning for Senator Nancy Skinner? (Please answer in 150 words or less)


2) What experiences have prepared you for the responsibilities of this internship? (150 words or less)


3) What do you hope to learn from this internship opportunity? (150 words or less)


4) What issues are you interested in? Why? (150 words or less)


5) What is your availability for this internship? Please also list any dates/times you are unable to intern.
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