Latest News as of 11/15/17

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1) L&S Peer Adv Job TODAY
2) Teach for Am.
3) EOP Gown Lndng Proj
4) Yale Su Bioethics Institute
5) LSATurday
6) GenEq Intrnshps

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1) L&S Peer Adv Job

L&S Peer Adv Job

***DEADLINE IS TODAY Wed NOVEMBER 15th!!!***
Apply to be a L&S Peer Adviser! The College of Letters and Science (L&S) peer advisers serve as an extension of the Undergraduate Advising Office, providing information on college policy and procedures to students at several campus locations. This position provides an excellent opportunity for students to gain practical skills in public speaking, communication and advising, learn about college advising, and build an understanding of how a student services office works. On average, peer advisers work 11 hours per week and receive $14 an hour. The position begins January 8, 2018.

You can find applications at  https://ls.berkeley.edu/ls-office-undergraduate-advising
(Look for the pink box labeled “Seeking Peer Advisers for Spring 2018” on the lower part of the page.)
Applications DUE Nov. 15 to:
asklns@berkeley.edu

and jesus@berkeley.edu

Earn $14 an hour!

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2) Teach for Am.

Teach for Am.
Today in America, kids growing up in low-income communities have a 1 in 10 chance of graduating from college by the time they’re 25. Be among the most diverse, remarkable leaders of your generation working to change that statistic.

Check out some of the inspiring ways our alumni are leading across education, business, policy, law, medicine, and more.

Change starts with you. If you’d like to learn more, fill out this survey to meet with Cal’s TFA Campus Rep, Jessica Rossoni (UC Berkeley c/o 2013).

NEXT Application Deadline: December 1, 2018

To learn more, visit www.teachforamerica.org.

All majors accepted. Full salary and benefits. 50,000+ alumni network.

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3) EOP Gown Lndng Proj

EOP Gown Lndng Proj

The EOP Graduation Gown Lending Project (GGLP) are accepting applications from graduating EOP seniors who are in need of a graduation gown and cap rental for Fall 2017. Students who identify as either 1) low-income and/or 2) first generation and/or 3) historically underrepresented, are eligible to apply. If students are unsure of their EOP status, they can come by 119 Chavez to be verified.

*Sometimes students are EOP but may not be in our database. Just check in 119 Chavez to be verified and inputted into our system.

Gowns are distributed on a first come, first serve basis so students are encouraged to apply early. The application for Fall 2017 will open on October 29th at 5pm and close on November 26th at 11:59pm. Students will be notified if they have been approved by Monday, November 27th.

This resource is also extended to graduate students, both Master’s and Ph.D gowns will be available for rental.

You can find the application at:

eop.berkeley.edu/gown-lending/

If there are any questions, please contact us at eop.gglp@gmail.com.

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4) Yale Su Bioethics Institute

Yale Su Bioethics Institute

Yale’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics offers a n intensive and international summer
institute in bioethics in New Haven, CT, open to graduate students, professionals, and select
undergraduates.

The program features a series of morning lectures surveying the field of bioethics and over
twenty-five small, intensive seminars on topics such as neuroethics, end-of-life care, law,
philosophy, and technology, including one seminar in Spanish for native speakers. Students
also visit the esteemed Hastings Center and receive weekly classes in professional
development, culminating in the writing of a short paper and the presentation of a related
poster at the Yale School of Medicine. Select students will be invited to “Fast Track,” a close
mentoring experience to help students develop and publish submissions to bioethics journals.

Full Program: June 1 – July 21, 2018
Tuition $1,875 for undergraduates, $2,275 for graduate students,
and $3,275 for advanced professionals.

Foundations of Bioethics: June 4 – 7, 2018
Tuition $500 for students, $1,000 for advanced professionals.

Course credit may be available, and housing is available within
walking distance for an additional cost.

Rolling admissions. Applications encouraged by December 1st,
but accepted through spring if space allows.

For further information, see bioethics.yale.edu/summer
or contact Lori Bruce, Program Director, at Lori.Bruce@yale.edu .

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5) LSATurday

LSATurday

It’s our last big LSAT® prep event for 2017: LSATurday, this Saturday, November 18.
Have your students join us as we predict the December LSAT, conquer logic games, and offer the fastest method for reading comprehension around.
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This Saturday Is LSATurday – November 18, 12-5PM ET
Reserve your seat now for 5 hours of non-stop, free LSAT prep.

Which Law Schools Provide the Most Value?
See which schools best help students land jobs & graduate with minimal debt.

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6) GenEq Intrnshps

GenEq Intrnshps
We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced UC Berkeley students who are committed to issues of social justice and motivated to make social change within our communities to be a part of our internship program! Please read through the *full* position descriptions before applying!

Start date: Saturday, January 20th, 2018 (GenEq Retreat Day)

Applications are due by Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 11:59pm via googleform, googledoc or turn in to 209 Cesar Chavez (in the Gender Equity Resource Center-202 Chavez).  Questions?  Email billyc@berkeley.edu or call 510.643.0788

Open Positions:

  • Program Assistants
  • Women’s Leadership Intensive Coordinators
    • Undergraduate Student Coordinator
    • Graduate Student Coordinator
  • LGBTQ+ Alumni Engagement & Fundraising Assistant

Brief Descriptions:

  • Program Assistants [2 Positions, $14/hr 10 hours/week) plan and execute GenEq’s annual programming.  These are the programs that we believe are the necessary foundation to support our campus communities to thrive: 1.) National Coming Out Day or LGBTQ+ History Month, 2.) Transgender Communities Week, 3.) RISE: Celebrating Women, Community Love & Leadership, and 4.) Take Back the Night. (Full Job Description Here)
  • LGBTQ+ Alumni Engagement & Fundraising Assistant Internship [1 Position, $14/hr 10 hours/week] The student in this internship will help GenEq evolve our outreach to LGBTQ+ Alumni and help craft our LGBTQ+ fundraising strategies. GenEq has a nascent program in outreaching to our LGBTQ+ Alumni and is looking to cultivate deeper engagement with our current contacts while broadening our outreach.  The intern will work closely with the GenEq Director and Alumni Engagement consultant to revitalize the LGBTQ+ Alumni Network, Cal Alumni Pride. Additionally, GenEq has been steadily increasing in our fundraising activities and the intern will assist with tasks that move us toward better organization and tracking of donors and potential donors. (Full Job Description Here)
  • Women’s Leadership Intensive Undergraduate Student Coordinator [Position, $14/hr 10 hours/week -WORK STUDY ONLY] provides administrative support to the WLI Graduate Student Coordinator and WLI Staff Director.  Under the direction of the WLI Coordinator and WLI Staff Director, this position is responsible for all administrative and office functions related to designing, implementing, and evaluating the WLI program funded by the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Student Service Fees (CACSSF). The Women’s Leadership Intensive Undergraduate Student Coordinator should possess those personal qualities that will aid in ensuring successful project completion. These qualities should include organization, proactive attitude, attention to detail, mature judgment, sensitivity to others, and appreciation for a diverse student body. (Full Job Description Here)
  • Women’s Leadership Intensive Graduate Student Coordinator [1 Position, $22/hr 10 hours/week – Work Study Preferred] advocates for and organizes events developing women’s leadership and empowerment.  This position is responsible for all activities related to designing, implementing, and evaluating the WLI program. The WLI Graduate Student Coordinator should possess those personal qualities that will aid in ensuring successful project completion. These qualities should include organization, proactive attitude, attention to detail, mature judgment, sensitivity to others, and appreciation for a diverse student body. (Full Job Description Here)

Applications are due by Thursday, November 20, 2017 at 11:59pm via googleform, googledoc or turn in to 209 Cesar Chavez (in the Gender Equity Resource Center–202 Chavez).  Questions?  Email Billy Curtis billyc@berkeley.edu or call 510.643.0788

The Gender Equity Resource Center, fondly referred to as GenEq, is a UC Berkeley campus community center committed to fostering an inclusive Cal experience for all. GenEq is the campus location where students, faculty, staff and alumni connect for resources, services, education and leadership programs related to gender and sexuality.   The programs and services of the Gender Equity Resource Center are focused into three key areas: Women; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Queer + (LGBTQ+); and Sexual & Dating Violence. GenEq is a part of the Division of Equity & Inclusion.  Learn more at geneq.berkeley.edu.

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