Our interest in an inclusive engineering graduate student body begins early. First, we offer several programs designed to reach out to undergraduates to help them pursue advanced study in the engineering disciplines at Berkeley:
And once you’ve decided to pursue a graduate-level degree at Berkeley Engineering, we offer plenty of support to optimize your success here. Confidential advising — which may include adviser issues, department issues, or the climate of your college/department. Help with fellowship applications — specifically those that require outreach/diversity components. Personal counseling specifically for graduate students. And faculty equity advisers.
Our new EMPOWER workshop is designed to support those who want to foster an inclusive climate in the classroom. This workshop will help create positive change via:
The NextProf Nexus program is a partnership with the University of Michigan and the Georgia Institute of Technology that helps third- and fourth-year graduate students prepare to enter the academic job market.
Berkeley Engineering also offers a wide range of student organizations, including many that are specifically for graduate students.