Engineering Student Services Events

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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 2019 Events

Study Abroad for Engineering Majors
Thursday, November 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center
***Rescheduled date due to power outages ***
Hear from a panel of current engineering students about their experiences overseas, the programs they participated in, and the steps they took to make study abroad fit into their schedule.  Representatives from the Education Abroad Program (EAP) and ESS will be there to answer questions about transferring credits, financial aid, and any other questions you may have. Please RSVP so we have enough food for everyone.

Major Madness
Tuesday, November 19, 6:00-8:00 p.m., 240 Bechtel Engineering Center
Undecided about your major? Considering exploring other engineering fields? Come meet representatives of Berkeley student organizations and learn about all the majors that the College of Engineering has to offer! Food will be provided, so please make sure to RSVP. This event is hosted by the ESS Peer Advisers.

Alive week
December 9-13, 2019
Taking time out of studying to focus on yourself is important and Engineering Student Services is here to help you do just that. Events and activities include Game Day, Paws before Finals, and more. Check out the webpage for full details.


Past Fall 2019 Events

Engineering and tech career conference
Saturday, September 7, 8:30am - 2:00 p.m., Bechtel Engineering Center
The 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 Engineering/Tech recruiting season.

LinkedIn workshop
Tuesday, September 17, 12:30-2:00 p.m., 240 Bechtel
LinkedIn is often the first way that you introduce yourself to prospective employers. Marvin Lopez, Director of Programs for Engineering Student Services, will go over how to make the best impression with LinkedIn. You'll also get tips on how to use LinkedIn as a networking tool. Please RSVP, lunch will be served.

Cupcakes and headshots
Tuesday, September 17, 2:00-4:00 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! Please RSVP so we have enough cupcakes.

Professional networking and etiquette dinner
Wednesday, September 18, 6:00-8:00p.m., Faculty Club, Cost: $15
You will learn invaluable insights into professional networking and dining etiquette.

Undergraduate Research Symposium Poster Session
Tuesday, October 8, 4:00-6:00 p.m., Hearst Memorial Mining Building Lobby
Take the opportunity to find out more about the research projects that undergraduate engineers are working on. Undergraduate students from the College of Engineering (ranging from first-year to seniors) will be presenting their research on a wide range of projects that are striving to change the world. Please RSVP.

Getting Involved in Research
Tuesday, October 15
, 12:00-2:00 p.m., 240 Bechtel Engineering Center
Now that you've seen the research that your peers are participating in you  want to know more about how to get involved in research. Join Tiffany Reardon, Associate Director of Engineering Excellence Programs, to learn ways to connect with faculty, learn about paid summer and academic research programs and how to make your applications stand out. Please RSVP, lunch will be served.

Deal or No Deal
Thursday, October 17, 12:00-2:00 p.m., 240 Bechtel
You just landed a job offer (or multiple job offers). What do you do? Don't panic! Marvin Lopez, ESS Director of Programs, will teach you how to turn a job offer into an awesome job offer.  You'll leave knowing how to compare job offers, negotiate offers and arrive at a win-win solution. Bring questions and an appetite as food will be provided! Please RSVP so we have enough lunch for everyone.

Summer Plans Workshop
Wednesday, October 30, 6:00-8:00 p.m., 290 HMMB
Presented by ESS Peer Advisers and using their experiences as a backdrop, this workshop will inspire students to start thinking about their summer plans and to provide information about summer sessions, research, study abroad, and internships. Please RSVP, food will be provided.

Let us know you "like" us!
Thursday, October 31, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., 230 Bechtel Engineering Center Patio
If you have liked/followed Engineering Student Services on Facebook or are following on Instagram stop by the 230 Bechtel Engineering Center patio. We will be handing out Its-It Ice Cream Sandwiches to any student who shows that they either liked us on Facebook or are following on Instagram (while supplies last). You'll be rewarded with not only a delicious treat but you'll also get announcements about upcoming events, reminders about important academic deadlines, and tips on how to be successful. Plus, you'll get to know the ESS staff and learn about ESS resources.