Latest News as of 3/6/20

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1) Stay Home if Sick

2) Sign up to Walk!
3) Ethics/Data Contest
4) Incoming 1L Prog
5) Pub Hlth Intrnshp
6) Su20 Portugal Prog
7) L&S Peer Adv. App
8) BearX

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1) Stay Home if Sick

Stay Home if Sick

If you are sick please stay home.
If you need advising or a signature, all of that can be done over e-mail, just let me know.
Please stay home until you are better.

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2) Sign up to Walk!

Sign up to Walk!

So far 117 of you have signed up! Thank you so much!
I know there are few more of you who plan to walk, so please do it today!

https://forms.gle/UknEE2aDzKhzBV7V6

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3) Ethics/Data Contest

Ethics/Data Contest

2020 Undergraduate Human Contexts and Ethics of Data Essay Prize
The Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society is holding a competition for UC
Berkeley undergraduates doing independent, original research on social, cultural,
historical, policy, or ethical issues at the intersection of data science, technology and
society. Term papers and stand-alone thesis chapters (please note: not entire theses) are
eligible for consideration. Thematically appropriate projects in non-textual media, such
as films, documentaries, Jupyter Notebooks, and design projects, will also be considered.

Interested students should submit their work via form by April 1, 2020.
Submissions will be evaluated anonymously by the members of the Human Contexts and
Ethics Student Team as well as Faculty and Graduate Student Affiliates of the Division of
Computing, Data Science, and Society.

The winner will receive a cash award ($300); two honorable mentions will also be
selected. We will announce the results at a reception during the Data Science
Education Showcase on May 5 for all who have entered the competition.

If you have any questions, please contact hce@berkeley.edu.

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4) Incoming 1L Prog

Incoming 1L Prog
We are pleased to announce that Facebook and Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP have come together to create the Facebook Legal Scholars Program.  The Facebook Legal Scholars program is a two-day intensive workshop intended to provide incoming 1Ls from backgrounds which are historically underrepresented in the legal profession with insight into the legal profession and the tools necessary to succeed in law school.  The program, which is scheduled to take place at Facebook’s offices in Menlo Park, California from July 30 – August 1, 2020.

We are particularly seeking candidates with proven academic abilities and a demonstrated active commitment to the furtherance of diversity and inclusion.  Interested students should submit a copy of their resume, the completed application, and a personal statement or no more than 500 words to fblegalscholars@kilpatricktownsend.com by June 15, 2020.  Applicants will be admitted on a rolling basis until the program is full.

More info:

Facebook Legal Scholars Program

PROGRAM OVERVIEW The Facebook Legal Scholars Program is a collaboration between Facebook’s Legal Department and Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP as part of these entities’ efforts to promote diversity and inclusion within the legal profession. The Facebook Legal Scholars Program is a two and a half-day intensive workshop designed to provide participants with insight into the legal profession and the tools necessary to succeed in law school. Among other things, participants will experience simulated law school classes and will receive feedback on graded homework assignments; will receive instruction on legal writing and resume writing; will be guided on case-briefing, outlining and time management; will hear from law school deans and current law students on how to successfully transition from the last year of college to the first year of law school; and will receive practical tips from distinguished members of the judiciary. Scholars will also have the opportunity to network with and develop personally and professionally from in-house counsel in a Fortune 100 corporation and heavy hitters in the Silicon Valley legal community. The 2020 dates for The Facebook Legal Scholars Program are July 30 – August 1. Space is limited. Thus, interested students are encouraged to apply early. Housing is not provided and travel costs are the responsibility of the candidate. However, local ground transportation will be covered. QUALIFICATIONS We are particularly seeking candidates with stellar academic credentials that have demonstrated an active commitment to the furtherance of diversity and inclusion. Preference will be given to individuals entering law school in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021.

APPLICATION PROCESS If interested, please apply by emailing the following to fblegalscholars@kilpatricktownsend.com

•Completed application
•Resume
•Personal Statement of 500 words or less, double-spaced, describing why you want to participate in the program.

Applications will be reviewed as received and applicants will be admitted on a rolling basis until the program is full. Materials received after June 15, 2020 will not be considered. Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you have any questions, please send an email to fblegalscholars@kilpatricktownsend.com

Application:

2020 FACEBOOK LEGAL SCHOLARS PROGRAM APPLICATION
Instructions. Please answer each question. Please type or print your answers. Where necessary, use additional pages to complete your answers, and note on each page the number of the question to which you are responding. If a question is not applicable, indicate this by writing “NA” in the blank. Failure to answer all questions will result in an incomplete application, which may not be considered.

1. PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Last Name First Middle
Current Address City
State Zip Code
Primary Phone# (Select One: Home Mobile Work) Secondary # (Select One: Home Mobile Work)
Permanent Address City
State Zip Code Phone Number
Notification and correspondence should be sent to (Select One): Current Address Permanent Address
Please provide email address where correspondence should be sent: _____________________________
In case of emergency, contact:
Name Relationship Phone Number

2. EDUCATION:
Undergraduate School(s):
Graduation/Expected Graduation Date:

Please list the law schools to which you have applied:
Indicate Status of Application for each school:
Acceptance
Decision Pending
Wait List

Please indicate the law school you plan to attend. If you have yet to make a decision, please indicate the schools that you are considering.
If you are not planning to enroll in law school next fall, please explain your plans.

3. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Please describe any other facts or circumstances relating to this application of which you think we should be aware or that you think might be useful in our evaluation of your application.

4. SIGNATURE: I understand that the Facebook Legal Scholars Program will rely on the information contained in this application. The above statements are true and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief and will be used as participation criteria. If selected for participation in the program, I grant Facebook and Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP permission to use my name and any photographs that may be taken of me (either alone or with others) in any medium and for any purpose associated with my participation in the program, including promotional advertising and Web site materials.

Signature of Applicant Date

*You will be notified by email of your acceptance into the program*

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5) Pub Hlth Intrnshp

Pub Hlth Intrnshp

Internship Opportunity in Public Health

The Health Service Internship (HSI) is recruiting all undergraduates with an interest in public health. HSI places students at community health organizations around the Bay, where students engage in nonprofit work and receive 3 units for the internship/discussion class. Past internship placements include ACCESS Women’s Health, the Asian Pacific Environmental Network ,Clinic by the Bay and more.The application for an internship for Fall 2020 is now open! We encourage all majors and grades to apply! You can find our application at  http://bit.ly/Fall2020InternApp or for more information visit http://bit.ly/HSI-Interns.

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6) Su20 Portugal Prog

Su20 Purtugal Prog

Join Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Europe, Portugal for an intensive, fast-paced learning experience, where you can spend your summer on the beach for a month, while getting 6 upper division Berkeley Engineering units, creating your own company, and receive Berkeley’s Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Technology!

Applications are OPEN now and CLOSE March 15th

Come join us at our last info session next Friday:
Friday, March 13
Info Session: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Application Pizza Party: 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Location: SCET, 2227 Piedmont Ave, Berkeley, CA 94720 (Concourse level of California Memorial Stadium)

*Undergraduate, Graduate Students, and graduating seniors from All Majors accepted.

Program Dates: July 5th – August 2nd, 2020

For details visit: https://scet.berkeley.edu/summer-abroad-european-innovation-academy/

Article about EIA Portugal 2018: https://bit.ly/2CrcM3O

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/berkeleyinnovationabroad/

For any questions, please contactannaashai@berkeley.edu or emmadesilva@berkeley.edu

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7) L&S Peer Adv. App

L&S Peer Adv. App

We are hiring L&S Peer advisers for the Fl’20 – Sp’21 academic year.
See below for both the PDF and URL link to the application.
The close date for the application is March 13.

https://ls.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/ls_peer_app_2020_21_2.pdf

https://ls.berkeley.edu/ls-office-undergraduate-advising

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8) BearX

BearX

BearX is a new platform helping students get career advice from staff & alumni as well as find jobs & internships in local startups. There are 800+ mentors available and 180+ jobs posted currently.

https://bearx.co/

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