09/19/22 — Our final episode of the season is here and we are excited to have the co-presidents for the Engineering Student Council (ESC), Ryan Huntley and Tino Trangia. You'll learn about ESC student resources, the Blue & Gold Certification, how to get involved with clubs and organizations and more!
ESS 2022-23 archive
09/09/22 — Our podcast this week is all about the new Late Schedule Change Policy that begins this semester. Sharon Mueller, director of advising and policy in ESS goes over the policy and process, plus answers many questions we think new and continuing students might have.
09/06/22 — This week we have three guests to discuss Berkeley Engineering's transfer student resources. From Engineering Student Services, Nicole McIntyre, manager of transfer success initiatives and two of our transfer ambassadors, Steve Foryoung and Naz Khairallah.
08/29/22 — This week on the Not So Secret Guide to Being a Berkeley Engineer, we are focusing on one what I (the podcast host) thinks is one of the best resources right in your own backyard. It is the Center for Access to Engineering Excellence. Here to tell us more about the center is Student Development Manager, Luis Castillo and returning students,, Dylan Steury and Jason Guardado.
08/22/22 — This week The (Not So) Secret Guide to Being a Berkeley Engineer's resource highlight is a two-for-one. Keith McAleer joins us today to tell us about the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (SCET) and the Berkeley Gateway to Innovation (BEGIN)! Both programs are fantastic resources for engineering students.
08/08/22 — This week, Christine Zhou, staff psychologist with Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS), stopped by the podcast to discuss the pros and cons of seeking out support for mental health and wellness. Many of the cons are based on the negative myths and stereotypes that come from needing help and we appreciated the way that Christine discussed the negative issues she's heard.
08/01/22 — One of our goals of the podcast is to introduce you to resources across campus. This week on the Not So Secret Guide to Being a Berkeley Engineer we meet Brian Glickman and Joyce Huchin from the Basic Needs Center to discuss programming, access and more.
07/25/22 — ESS adviser Mayra Rivera is our guest on this week's The Not So Secret Guide to Being a Berkeley Engineer discussing life's balancing act.
07/19/22 — This week on The Not So Secret Guide to Being a Berkeley Engineer, learn more about financial aid, including upcoming deadlines, checklist items, and terms/acronyms with Joseph Sell, an assistant director in the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office.
07/05/22 — You'll begin your registration process next week: transfer students on Tuesday, July 12 and first-years on Thursday, July 14. On this week's The Not So Secret Guide to Being a Berkeley Engineer two of our former ESS peer advisers are sharing some enrollment tips to help you when you are registering for classes. We are excited to have Adarsh Anil Kumar and Kaichen Liu, two of our newly graduated ESS peer advisers, share their combined eight years of experience with suggestions and resources.