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 2018 events

Engineering/Tech Career Conference
Saturday, August 25, 8:00 a.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 2018 Engineering/Tech recruiting season.

Professional Networking and Etiquette Dinner
Wednesday, August 29, 6:00 p.m., Faculty Club
You will learn invaluable insights into professional networking and dining etiquette.

Getting Involved in Research
Thursday, August 30, 1:00-2:00 p.m., 240 Bechtel.
Are you interested in getting involved in research but don't know where to start?   Join us and how to learn about ways to connect with faculty, learn about paid summer and academic research programs and how to make your applications stand out. RSVP online.

LinkedIn workshop
Thursday, September 6, 1:00-2:00 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
Thursday, September 6, 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!

Preparing for Graduate School & Demystifying the Academic Process Workshop
Tuesday, September 18, 1:00-2:00 p.m., 240 Bechtel
Thinking about applying to graduate school? Not sure about the requirements? For seniors applying to graduate school (in engineering) this fall, come learn about the review process and when to submit your application. If you are not yet a senior, but thinking about graduate school in the future, come learn what you need to do now to ensure you are competitive in the future.  This one hour workshop gives an overview of graduate program requirements, review process and timeline. RSVP online.

Deal or No Deal
Thursday, September 27, 1:00-2:30 p.m., 240 Bechtel
You just landed a job offer.  You just landed multiple job offers.  What do you do?  Don't panic.  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 online.

Major Madness
Monday, October 1, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
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! Snacks will be provided - Please RSVP online so we have enough! This event is hosted by the ESS Peer Advisers.

Momentum Speaker Series
Tuesday, October 9, 6:00-8:00 p.m. We’ll hear from current undergraduate students who will present how they were hired for their summer internships and offer tips they have for students currently on the hunt. Followed by a networking session in Garbarini Lounge, with more students, more internships and more opportunity for one-on-one discussions. Dinner will be provided, please RSVP so we have enough.

Study Abroad for Engineering Majors
Thursday, October 11, 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. Dinner provided, please RSVP online.

Undergraduate Research Symposium Poster Session
Wednesday, October 17, 4:00-6:00 p.m., Hearst Memorial Mining Building Lobby
Undergraduate students from the College of Engineering (ranging from frosh to seniors) will be presenting their research on a wide range of projects. RSVP so we know how many students to expect. Want to take part in the poster session? Submit your application by October 1.