ESS events

Each Semester Engineering Student Services, along with the Center for Access to Engineering Excellence and the Career Center, provide students with leadership, professional development and career training.  

Fall 2017  events

Engineering/Tech Career Conference
Saturday, August 26, 8:30am - 2pm
The 6th Annual Engineering/Tech Career Conference brings together students, employers and alumni, to learn, share strategies and connect all with a common goal: to make sure Berkeley Engineering students are prepared for the Fall 2017 Engineering/Tech recruiting season. We have an exciting lineup of programs planned to help you make the most out of your time at Cal, are successful in recruiting now and in the future, and ultimately excel in preparing for the professional world. 

Professional Etiquette and Networking Dinner
Tuesday, September 12, 6-8:30pm, Faculty Club
Each semester, Engineering Student Services and the Career Center offer undergraduate engineering students the opportunity to learn invaluable insights into professional networking and dining etiquette. 

Momentum Speaker Series
Thursday, September 14, 5:30-7 p.m., Sibley Auditorium
The Momentum Speaker Series is a TED-like, student-led speaker series designed to help Berkeley Engineering students gain momentum in their career searches and professional lives through advice from their peers. The goal of Momentum is to crowd source advice from peers who have succeeded and/or are experts in certain fields. Each event of the series will bring together five qualified speakers and focus on a common theme that will help the Berkeley Engineering community. 

Deal or No Deal: Negotiating your Job Offers
Thursday, October 5, 12-2 p.m., 240 Bechtel
Come to this workshop to learn about to how to turn a job offer into an awesome job offer.  Learn how to compare job offers, negotiate offers and arrive at a win-win solution.  Bring questions and an appetite as food will be provided! RSVP here!

Momentum Speaker Series: Profiles of Triumph
Thursday, October 12, 5:30-7 p.m., 240 Bechtel
The Momentum Speaker Series is a TED-like, student-led speaker series designed to help Berkeley Engineering students gain momentum in their career searches and professional lives through advice from their peers. The goal of Momentum is to crowd source advice from peers who have succeeded and/or are experts in certain fields. Each event of the series will bring together five qualified speakers and focus on a common theme that will help the Berkeley Engineering community. 

LinkedIn workshop
Tuesday, October 17, 1-2 p.m., 240 Bechtel
Join the Center for Access to Engineering Excellence as they give tips of how to take advantage of your LinkedIn profile and get the most out of your connections. RSVP here!

Cupcakes and headshots
Tuesday, October 17, 2-4pm, 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! 

Study Abroad for Engineers
Thursday, October 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Sibley Auditorium
Hear from a panel of current engineering students about their experiences overseas, programs they participated in, and how they fit study abroad into their schedules.

Getting Involved in Research
Tuesday, October 24, 12-2 p.m., 240 Bechtel
Come learn the best tactics and practices to get involve in a research project of your interest that will help further your career options. RSVP here!

Tang Center Resources Workshop
Tuesday, October 31, 12-2 p.m., 240 Bechtel
Familiarize yourself with the resources the Tang Center provides to all Berkeley students. RSVP here!

Applying to Grad School 
Tuesday, November 14, 12-2 p.m., 240 Bechtel
Interested in Grad School? Come join Meltem Erol, Graduate Outreach Director, for an informative session on what to expect and best practices for applying to grad school. RSVP here!