Latest News as of 9/26/19

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1) Lauri’s Hrs Fri 9/27
2) CA Lgl Stds Jrnl
3) CFPB Fllwshp
4) Democracy Camp
5) Cal-in-Sac Prog
6) Study Abroad Fair
7) Casting Call
8) Glbl Urbn Hum Cert App
9) Splash
10) GenEq intrnshps
11) Tech/Entrprnrshp Conf
12) L&S Peer Advsr Job

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1) Lauri’s Hrs Fri 9/27

Lauri’s Hrs Fri 9/27

8:30-12

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2) CA Lgl Stds Jrnl

CA Lgl Stds Jrnl

Berkeley Legal Studies Association is currently accepting submissions for The California Legal Studies Journal 2020. We are seeking papers pertaining to law and legal studies. However, neither you nor the class for which the paper was written must be in the Legal Studies department. We encourage students from all disciplines to submit papers, as the study of law itself is an interdisciplinary effort.

Submission Guidelines

  • Submissions should be selected from your upper-division courses and seminars, independent studies, honor thesis, or elsewhere.
  • Papers must be from 10-20 pages and should follow the MLA style of formatting, with endnotes and a complete bibliography.
  • Please send your submissions to berkeleylegals@gmail.com by January 15th.
  • In your email please also include your an abstract (minimum 100 words), contact information, advisor name (if applicable), the term when the paper was written, your graduation year, and your program of study.
  • We do not publish previously published works.

If you have any further questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact us via our email. We look forward to reading your work!!!

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3) CFPB Fllwshp

CFPB Fllwshp

We are hiring for positions that begin in January 2020 and July 2020, and Class of 2020, 2019, and 2018 graduates are eligible to apply. ABOUT THE PROGRAM  This unique, two-year rotational fellowship sits at the intersection of the federal government and the financial services industry. Director’s Financial Analysts are given the opportunity to hone analytical and problem solving skills while helping to make markets for consumer financial products work for Americans. Members of the Director’s Financial Analyst Program will experience diverse roles, responsibilities, and areas of expertise. As a result, in a short period of time, analysts will play an integral role in everything the Bureau does, from rigorous data-driven policy creation and market monitoring to on-site supervision of market participants. All analysts will complete developmental rotations in offices throughout the CFPB. These rotations are designed to provide exposure to the analysis, strategy, research, education, policy development, supervision, enforcement, and rulemaking activities throughout the Bureau. We are recruiting for positions that begin after the 2019-2020 academic year. Previous Director’s Financial Analysts have used the program as a springboard to further their careers. Some graduates of the program have moved on to: • Grad school (e.g., Yale, MIT, Columbia, Harvard) • Private industry (e.g., Amazon, Uber, PayPal) • Public sector (e.g., Department of the Treasury, NY Fed, local government) HOW TO APPLY We are currently accepting resumes through our posting on your school’s career center website. However, to officially apply, students will need to do so at https://www.consumerfinance.gov/careers during our live application window on USAJobs. The first window will be in late October 2019, and the second window will be in early spring 2020. Students who send an email demonstrating interest will be notified when the application becomes available. Please encourage interested students to send an email to CFPB_DFA_Program@cfpb.gov. If they have additional questions about the position or the application process, they can also reach out to me at Tiffany.Tran@cfpb.gov.

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4) Democracy Camp

Democracy Camp
Over Cal Spring Break, students will gain exposure to different facets of a public service career: legislative paths, community organizations, local, state and federal government, and philanthropy.  Participants will learn from presenters about the opportunities available in these fields and will network with presenters and amongst themselves to create a cohort on campus—and beyond—to support their career goals. Additionally, there will be a trip to Sacramento and skill-building modules that focus on practical and tangible takeaways.

Democracy Camp will take place during Spring Break, from Monday, March 23–Thursday, March 26, 2020. Participants are expected to attend ALL program sessions during this time.  Please do not apply if you cannot attend the full program. Democracy Camp is held on the Berkeley campus with a trip to the California State Capitol in Sacramento. There is no cost to students—all meals and course materials are included.

All undergraduate students currently enrolled at UC Berkeley, including international students, are encouraged to apply! All majors and all years are welcome!

Apply to be a Democracy Camp Fellow! The 2020 Democracy Camp application is now available. Applications are due by November 12 at 9am.

If you have any questions about the program, please contact Sonia Moctezuma, soniamoctezuma@berkeley.edu, with Democracy Camp in the subject line.

For more information visit: https://igs.berkeley.edu/student-learning/democracy-camp

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5) Cal-in-Sac Prog

Cal-in-Sac Prog
Each year the Cal-in-Sacramento program, a core component of the Robert T. Matsui Center for Politics and Public Service, sends approximately 30 Cal students to intern in public service in California’s capital. Cal-in-Sacramento is the University of California’s largest — and one of the nation’s most prestigious — campus-based public service internship programs. Over three decades, more than 500 Cal students have gone to Sacramento under our auspices to garner first-hand experience in the most dynamic state capital in the country. Many of these students have gone on to careers in politics, government, and public service.

Cal-in-Sacramento Fellows work for eight weeks in Sacramento internships in the offices of Senate and Assembly members, the governor’s office, state agencies, or nonprofit groups. The program provides free housing for students and a free light-rail pass so students can travel to and from work.

Interested in Cal-in-Sac? Join us for an information session on either October 8 at 5:00 pm or October 14 at 6:00 pm in the IGS Library. (The same information will be presented at both sessions.) RSVP on our Facebook.

Apply to be a Cal-in-Sac Fellow! Interested students should fill out the application and submit by the deadline: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 12PM

Top candidates will be contacted and invited to a personal interview. Fellows will be selected prior to the end of the fall semester.

For more information visit: https://igs.berkeley.edu/student-learning/fellowships/cal-in-sacramento

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6) Study Abroad Fair

Study Abroad Fair

Berkeley Study Abroad will be holding our annual Study Abroad Fair next Friday, September 27, from 11am – 4pm, in Pauley Ballroom, MLK Jr. Student Union. There will be information about a variety of study, work, intern, teach, and volunteer abroad opportunities for UC Berkeley students.

For more information about the exhibitors, please visit our events page or find us on the UC Berkeley Mobile app (Bk icon) on the Apple App Store or Google Play and select Study Abroad Fair 2019 under “Events.”

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7) Casting Call

Casting Call
I am producing a Cal Mini Series titled Golden?. We hope to cast solely Cal students or alumni in this mini series, and would love it if you could help us spread the word out there regarding our casting call to the Legal Studies majors in your next email. No acting experience is required, and we have a role that we believe may be interesting for a Legal Studies student!

This document contains a short summary and details about the roles: https://tinyurl.com/RoleInfo

This is the casting call sign-up: https://tinyurl.com/calminiseries
Thank you so much!
Vickie Jin
Executive Producer of Golden?: Cal Mini-Series

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8) Glbl Urbn Hum Cert App

Glbl Urbn Hum Cert App

FYI you can still apply to pursue the Graduate or Undergraduate Certificate in Global Urban Humanities!

If you want to apply for the Berlin or East Bay studio courses in Spring 2020, you should apply for the GUH certificate. CERTIFICATE STUDENTS ARE GENERALLY GIVEN PRIORITY IN THE SELECTION PROCESS. Download applications at globalurbanhumanities.berkeley.edu and send them to sarahhwang@berkeley.edu.

ALSO, if you missed our first announcement about the Spring 2020 research studio info sessions, here are the dates and application deadlines:

East Bay Undergraduate Studio Course
Studio sessions

East Bay application deadline: Oct 4

Download the application here.

Berlin Graduate Studio Course Info Sessions

Oct 3 10-11a
Oct 3 1-2p

305 Wurster
Berlin application deadline: Oct 11

Download the application here.

The Global Urban Humanities Initiative (GUH) offers undergraduate and graduate students unique opportunities for interdisciplinary, project-based, fieldwork-based learning on cities and urban culture with a focus on arts and humanities, architecture and city planning. We offer a certificate program and support research, exhibitions, publications, and symposia. GUH is a joint project of the College of Environmental Design and the Arts & Humanities Division of the College of Letters & Science.

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9) Splash Slash

Splash Slash

Instill your passion about any subject to high schoolers around the Bay Area! Splash a student organization that brings over 400 high school students to Berkeley’s campus for a day of unlimited learning through classes taught by Berkeley students (YOU)! This year, Splash will be on Saturday, November 2nd.

Splash is a low-commitment, high impact educational outreach opportunity that also gives you agency on your course. You choose the topic, how many students can enroll in your class, and how many sessions you teach throughout the day. If you would like to teach with others, you can also have co-facilitator(s) in a course.

Also, all teachers get a free t-shirt and lunch!

If you or your friend(s) are interested in teaching a course to high school students, sign up to register as a teacher here.

The tentative deadline to sign up to teach a class is October 1st! The day of Splash is November 2nd.

Don’t know what exactly to teach? Know what you want to teach but want some feedback? This year, we are also hosting two optional teacher training sessions for those who are interested on Saturday, September 21st and Saturday, October 19th from 3-5pm. You can RVSP here at bit.ly/SPLASHTEACHERWS.

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us at splash.berkeley@gmail.com.

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10) GenEq intrnshps GenEq intrnshps

GenEq intrnshps GenEq intrnshps

Application Info:

Apply to be a GenEq Intern!

3 Exciting Opportunities

We are currently recruiting interns to join our team-forward this to others who you feel might be interested in these opportunities below!

Applications open for Fall 2019-Spring 2020. Applications are due by 9AM Monday, Sept 30, 2019.

Please apply here: GoogleForm(link is external) | Downloadable MSWord

Eligibility:

Only undergraduate and graduate students registered for Fall 2019 may apply

Positions open to students with work study as well as those who don’t receive work study funding.

Applicants must have at least two semesters remaining at Cal and commit to an appointment through spring 2020

Job descriptions:

Below are the 3 vacancies currently available within our internship program. Please read through the full job descriptions before applying.

LGBTQ+ Graduate Student Engagement (graduate students only)

Brief Synopsis– help GenEq evolve our outreach to LGBTQ+ Graduate Students + programming

Marketing, Outreach and Volunteer Coordination

Brief Synopsis–

design publicity materials (e.g. posters), coordinate volunteers, assist with social media

Videographer

Brief Synopsis – create educational sexuality & gender videos for the Cal community

Internship Info

Information on the GenEq Internship Program and volunteer opportunities may be found at tinyurl.com/intern-GenEq

Interns are a part of a larger collective.  We anticipate that each intern will have their own interests and strengths, and may naturally gravitate towards a particular topic area or type of work – but to work collectively, the intern must actively contribute their ideas and perspectives and support the work of their fellow interns.

We seek applicants who are creative and highly enthusiastic about this work and these topics.  We seek students who are invested in developing a community in which we challenge each other to grow, and hold one another accountable, through reflection, dialogue and action.

The GenEq Internship Program offers an opportunity for UC Berkeley students to build upon their leadership skills creating programs, resources and initiatives that seek to create a more welcoming and inclusive campus. Our approach to addressing topics of gender and sexuality is intersectional and encourages students to strive for creating space and place that resists exclusion while expanding notions of inclusion.

Questions?  Email billyc@berkeley.edu or call 510.643.0788.

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11) Tech/Entrprnrshp Conf

Tech/Entrprnrshp Conf

BSCF2019 (bscf.io) is a fourth-time annual tech&entrepreneurship conference happening this weekend on Sep28/29 at UC Berkeley and Stanford. This is an event co-hosted by students organizations from Berkeley and Stanford and alumni networks.

This year, we’ve invited Corporate Counsel@Airbnbboard member@Tesla&SpaceX, and many more top-tech executives to share their learning with students.

This is will be an extraordinary opportunity for legal study students who are interested in corporate law.

BSCF is one of the largest tech and entrepreneurship conferences in the US co-hosted by Berkeley and Stanford student organizations, alumni networks and entrepreneurship centers. Our mission is to give students, founders and investors a platform to share, connect and be inspired. In the past three years, BSCF has connected 3,000+ participants, from entrepreneurial-minded students from UC Berkeley and Stanford to aspiring entrepreneurs in the industry.

BSCF is dedicated to bringing in top startup resources to accelerate the growth of members in our community. Our annual conference includes speakers ranging from UC Berkeley and Stanford University Deans, to executive-level speakers from companies including Amazon, Databricks, Lyft, Matrix Partners China, Tencent, Toutiao, Y Combinator, Zoom, and more.

Grab Your Ticket Here: bscf.io

Our speakers this year:

Steve Jurvetson – Tesla and SpaceX Board Member
Michael Seibel 
– Y Combinator CEO
Hemai Parthasarathy
 – Thiel Foundation Science Director
Julie Zhuo
 – Facebook VP of Product Design (head of Facebook app)
Eugene Zhang
 – TSVC Founding Partner
Aparna Chennapragada
 – Google VP of Product Management (head of Google AR/ VR/ vision-based Product)
Jordan Harbinger
 – Podcast Personnel (recent guests include Kobe Bryant, Eric Schmidt & Reid Hoffman)
Astro Teller 
– Google X CEO & Captain of Moonshots
Wei Guo
 – Founding Partner of Uphonest Capital
Sallie Krawcheck 
– Ellevest CEO & Ex-CEO Bank of America Wealth Management
Andy Yang 
– Indiegogo CEO
David
 Zhou – Baidu Head of Product of Autonomous Driving
Haozhuan
 Li – Liepin.overseas CEO
Aaron
 Magness – Brandless CMO
Lei
 Shi – Tinder Growth & Engineering Director
Lisa
 Fetterman – Nomiku founder

Date and Place:
9.28 Saturday | Computer History Museum @ Mountain View
9.29 Sunday | Wheeler Hall @ UC Berkeley

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12) L&S Peer Advsr Job

L&S Peer Advsr Job

The hourly pay for our Peer Adviser positions is $15.59/hour.
Application at link below:

https://ls.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/updatedlnspeerappspring2020.pdf

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