Undergraduate Announcement 2/2/18



1)  MechE has a few summer offerings that we'd like you to know about.  You can find them here:


Just for your reference, ME 104 will be taught by Prof. O'Reilly in the summer.  Here are the details:

ME 104 Lecture: T/Th 9:30 - 12noon
ME 104 Discussion: Wed. 2 - 3:30 pm
2)  Registration for Spring Commencement will go live on March 5th.  You will be able to see all of the information on it at https://engineering.berkeley.edu/news-events/events/engineering-commencement.


Have a spectacular SuperBowl Weekend, everyone!


Apple Engineering Networking Day with TBP

Discover Apple!


Come out to a day of networking with Apple. We will be showcasing Apple's various engineering divisions, with over 30 engineers from the business who are looking forward to meeting interested Cal students! 


When: 10am - 3pm, Tuesday, February 6th

Where: Garbarini Lounge, Bechtel Engineering Center

Majors Apple is looking for: Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering


Please bring multiple copies of your resume. Casual Attire.


RSVP herehttps://surveys.apple.com/f/227702/2fe8/ and on the Facebook event

Questions? Email ucberkeley@apple.com


Uber Internship Opportunity: Must have ANSYS FEA and/or CFD Experience
The Uber ATG group in San Francisco is interested in bringing on engineering interns that have experience in:
1. Mechanical (Modal/Implicit/explicit) Analysis. 
2. CFD: Thermal applications
Please send your resume and sporting documents (portfolio, papers, cover letter, etc) to Matthew Rudow <matthew.rudow@ansys.com> with Jacob Gantz <jacob.gantz@ansys.com> in the CC. Subject "Uber Internship Application-CFD or FEA". 
BGESS and BESSA Anniversary Symposium

On behalf of the Celebration of Diversity in Engineering: BESSA & BGESS 50th and 30th Year Anniversaries, invites you to the Afternoon Symposium on Saturday, February 10th, 2018.  We are bringing in distinguished alumni to speak on the Engineering Career Panel, which will take place in Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center from 3 to 5PM. The audience will be composed of UC Berkeley alumni and current students as well as and prospective students.


Please sign up here: https://bgess-bessa-symposium.eventbrite.com

Mentorship Opportunity

The BAS (Be A Scientist) program is in need for STEM volunteer mentors right now for Spring 2018! We are excited to continue our program in all three middle schools in Berkeley, finishing with Session 3 and Session 4 this Spring. However, we need a high number of scientist mentors to serve at overlapping schools and class periods this semester, and we have a special need for Spanish-fluent mentors in two dual-immersion lab periods for Session 4!  Alswe have a great need for 3 more mentors to participate Thursdays 10:30am - 11:59am, and 3 more mentors for Fridays 1:36pm - 3:05pm.


Flyer:  https://goo.gl/o6NbtL

Cupcakes & Headshots

Thursday, February 8, 2-4 p.m., 227 Bechtel. Free cupcakes and professional headshots for your professional, online profiles. Selfies are not acceptable for sites like LinkedIn, so let us help you spruce up your profile to ensure that you make a great impression! RSVP online.

LinkedIn Workshop

Thursday, February 8, 1-2 p.m., 240 Bechtel. Join the Center for Access to Engineering Excellence as they give tips on how to take advantage of your LinkedIn profile and get the most out of your connections. RSVP here!

Networking & Etiquette Dinner

Have you ever sat down to a formal meal and wondered, “What are all of these forks for?” Or been networking and thought, “Is this an appropriate topic to raise?” Then our networking and professional etiquette dinner will put you at ease. Presented by a certified professional etiquette trainer, this event is a fun, non-threatening way to learn business etiquette skills while enjoying a three course meal! Cost: $15, register online.


Some of the topics covered include:

  • How to confidently enter a room full of strangers
  • How to introduce yourself and properly shake hands
  • How to make small talk while networking
  • How to use utensils and dishes appropriately


Student Technology Services: Job Openings!

Learn more about on-campus student positions at the Student IT Job Fair on Monday, February 5th, 5-7pm in the Career Center Blue and Gold Room. Meet student staff from Student Technology Services, Student Affairs IT, and Berkeley Lab IT Support to hear about a wide range of technical and non-technical positions on campus.

Hands on learning experiences that prepare students for real-world careers
Emphasis on training and skill building
Competitive pay ($15-22.75 per hour)
Work-study available

Learn more at:
Free snacks and a prize drawing!

Upcoming Research Opportunities



Also, make sure to browse through the pages of  the undergraduate research web site, http://research.berkeley.edu.  On the web site, we have a database of on and off-campus research programs (most with February-March deadlines), peer advising hours, many documents with advice on how to connect to professors, a calendar of events such as workshops and info sessions, and much more.  
Also, here are quick tables summarizing the remaining spring deadlines for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) students  and for arts, humanities, and social science students.  
Participate in Social Experiments!

The Experimental Social Science Laboratory (Xlab) invites you to participate in research!


All experiments conducted at Xlab are computerized social science studies that typically last between an hour to two hours. Participants earn $15/hour on average every time they participate. For more information, visit xlab.berkeley.edu! To sign up, go to berkeley.sona-systems.com


We look forward to seeing you at the Xlab! Do science. Get paid.